Superstar Villain Cherie Gil, 59

“Ladies and gentlemen, the one and only superstar: Miss Lavinia Arguelles!”  This was how Cherie Gil’s character was announced onstage in the film Bituing Walang Ningning (1985). Cherie Gil (née Evangeline Rose Gil Eigenmann), arguably one of the finest Filipino villainesses onscreen, died yesterday, Aug. 5.  The news was broken by talent manager Annabelle Rama on Aug. 5 […]