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Susan Roces

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Susan Roces
Born
Jesusa Purificacion Levy Sonora

(1941-07-28)July 28, 1941
DiedMay 20, 2022(2022-05-20) (aged 80)
Manila, Philippines
OccupationActress
Years active1952–2022
Spouse
(m. 1968; died 2004)
ChildrenGrace Poe (adopted)
RelativesRosemarie Sonora (sister)
Sheryl Cruz (niece)

Jesusa Purificacion Levy Sonora-Poe (July 28, 1941 – May 20, 2022), better known by her screen name Susan Roces (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈɾɔsɛs]),[1] was a Filipina actress. She was known for her roles in Ang Daigdig Ko'y Ikaw (1965), Gumising Ka Maruja (1967), Patayin Mo Sa Sindak Si Barbara (1974), Maligno and Mano Po 2: My Home (2003).[2] Her adoptive daughter is Grace Poe.

Roces died on May 20, 2022 in Manila, Philippines from a heart attack at the age of 80.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Susan Roces: The Face that Refreshes". PEP.ph. Archived from the original on May 21, 2022. Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  2. "Veteran actress Susan Roces dies at 80". Rappler. 2022-05-20. Archived from the original on May 21, 2022. Retrieved 2022-05-20.
  3. Lalu, Gabriel Pabico (2022-05-20). "'Queen of Philippine Movies' Susan Roces passes away". INQUIRER.net. Archived from the original on May 21, 2022. Retrieved 2022-05-20.