September 1, 2014 at around noon time, it was declared the Mark Gil, a veteran actor in the Philippines died after battling with Liver Cirrhosis.
As of now, the family is in deep grieving and they want private time with him. They will issue an official statement within the day," it quoted the statement as saying.
As of Monday noon, Gil's family has yet to issue an official statement.
Most of his children are in the showbiz industry, including:
Gabby and Ira Eigenmann with actress-commercial model Irene Celebre;
Sid Lucero and Max Eigenmann with actress Bing Pimentel;
Andi Eigenmann with actress Jaclyn Jose.
He was last married to Maricar Jacinto in 2006.
He was one of the three children of Eddie Mesa and Rosemarie Gil. His siblings Michael de Mesa and Cherie Gil are well-respected actors.
Gil, born as Ralph John Eigenmann, would have turned 53 on Sept. 25.
Condolences start to pour in
Fans and fellow actors took to Twitter to express their sorrow over his passing.
They also reached out to the family of Gil with an outpouring of love and support.