Sad news! Philippine’s Comedy King, Dolphy Quizon (Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr.), just passed away 8:34pm July 10, 2012, according to Partner Zsa Zsa Padilla.
TV anchor Karen Davila also confirmed the report.
Manong Dolphy….we will miss you. ABSCBN has received confirmation that the King of Comedy has passed away.
— Karen Davila (@Karen_DaviLa) July 10, 2012
The whole country mourns the passing of the one and only King of Filipino Comedy via Twitter. Here are just a few of the tweets surrounding the death of Dolphy:
John en Marsha are together again. #RIPDolphy Long live the King Of Comedy!
— JUGS Jugueta (@jugsjugsjugs) July 10, 2012
Condolences to you and your family Ms. @zsazsapadilla The whole country is unified in prayer tonight. RIP Mang Dolphy.
— Princess Velasco (@PrincessVelasco) July 10, 2012
This is a sad day for all of us 🙁 Rest in Peace, king of comedy Dolphy. You will be missed.. #Dolphy
— Rochelle Sy Chua (@rochellesychua) July 10, 2012
Dolphy may have passed away, but the laughter he gave to millions of people will live forever. RIP, one and only King of Comedy.
— Glenn Ong (@GlennOng) July 10, 2012
Our Comedy King Dolphy is now IMMORTAL. Long live the King!
— Tonyo Cruz (@tonyocruz) July 10, 2012
He is blessed because he did it for his family, friends and the people he loved so dearly. He has done his best. RIP Dolphy.
— John Michael Bueno (@kumagcow) July 10, 2012
July 25 1928 – July 10 2012. RIP Dolphy
Our condolences go out to the friends and family of Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr. – he will truly be missed. May he rest in peace! You will forever live in our hearts. Thank you for all the laughter you gave us throughout the years.