Marilou Diaz-Abaya

 

 

Age: 57

 

Summary: Filipino award-winning film director considered as one of the most active and visible directors in Philippine cinema who had directed the 1998 critically-acclaimed biopic film based on the Philippines' national hero Jose Rizal of the same name and became the founder and president of the Manila-based film school Marilou Diaz-Abaya Film Institute and Arts Center.

 

 

Cause of Death: Breast cancer

 

Born: March 30, 1955

 

Died: October 8, 2012

 

Location: Manila, Phillipes