Death of Rodolfo "Dolphy" Quizon, Sr.

July 25, 1928 - July 10, 2012
Manila, Philippines | Age 83

Comedian adored by many Filipinos dies at 83
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hospital officials say the Philippines' most popular comedian, fondly called Dolphy, has died.

Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr. was called the country's 'King of Comedy' and entertained generations of Filipinos. He was 83.

He had been treated at the Makati Medical Center in recent weeks. An email from the hospital said he died late Monday of multiple organ failure and complications from pneumonia.

Philippine officials and fellow...

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