Comedy King Dolphy dies at 83

After fighting a long battle against chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the  king of comedy Dolphy passed away on July 10 at 8:34 PM at the Makati Medical Center. He was 83 years old.

According to the official statement from the hospital, the actor’s cause of death was “multiple organ failure secondary to complications brought about by severe pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and acute renal failure.”  He had been in the hospital since June 12.

Dolphy was with partner Zsa Zsa Padilla as well as with some family members during his last moments.

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