Cherie Gil and Rony Rogoff, her ex-husband, had two kids together. Jay was the name of her son from her previous union with Leo Martinez.
At the age of 59, she passed away. She was undergoing care at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, according to news reports.
How old are the sons and daughter of Cherie Gil, who loved all three of her children?
Rony Rogoff, a violinist, was the husband of Cherie Gil. But before that, she was also romantically involved with Leo Martinez. She and the actor have a kid together, Jay Eigenmann.
She later gave birth to Raphael and Bianca after getting married to Rogoff. Sadly, the couple decided to call their marriage off in 2008.
Gil, however, adored each of her three kids. Her entire family resides in the country.
The Jay, her oldest son, stays in touch with his two younger siblings. He is employed in New York as an audio engineer.
Likewise, her daughter Bianca graduated from New York University (NYU) in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Drama. Raphael also has a degree from NYU. In 2020, he received his college diploma.
Bianca and Raphael, two of her children, are in their early to mid-20s, while her oldest son could be in his early 30s.
Information About Cherie Gil’s Famous Siblings
Cherie Gil was born into a famous and artistic family. Mark Gil and Michael Edward Gil Eigenmann were her two siblings.
Mark was a Filipino performer who typically portrayed the primary antagonist in action films. He rose to fame for his portrayal of Lorna Tolentino’s former American boss, lover, and murderer in the drama-suspense thriller The Elsa Castillo Story: The Chop-Chop Lady, whose screenplay was based on a real-life event.
Additionally, he made appearances in several drama programmes. The last one was The Legal Wife, an ABS-CBN drama. Sadly, he lost his battle with cancer on September 1, 2014, at the age of 52.
Liver cirrhosis from liver cancer was the cause of death. He left his wife Maricar, six children, parents, siblings, and seven grandchildren in his wake.
Mike Gil, Cherie Gil’s late brother, and
Michael, Cherie’s second brother, began acting when he was 16 as well. He is widely renowned in the cinema and television industries as well.
He debuted in the industry with Araw-araw, Gabi-gabi in 1975, and he is still going strong now. On the ABS-CBN television programme Ang Probinsyano, he has been one of the directors and Pat. Ramil “Manager” D. Taduran since 2016.
For his work in Unfaithful Wife, he won the Best Actor prize at the 11th Gawad Urian, and for Isa Pang Bahaghari, he won the Best Supporting Actor prize at the 46th Metro Manila Film Festival.
Cherie Gil’s Parents Are Famous
Eddie Mesa and Rosemarie Gil gave birth to Cherie Gil. They connected at a job. Michael Edward (Michael de Mesa), their first child, was born in 1960.
After the birth of their first child in 1961, they were united in marriage. Raphael John (Mark Gil) and Evangeline Rose were born to them later (Cherie Gil). They did, however, get divorced in 1970 as a result of marital problems, including Mesa’s alleged drinking and womanising.
Rosemarie remained in the Philippines and resumed her acting career, but Mesa left for Guam in 1978 and lived there for six months until relocating to Hawaii in the wake of the imposition of Martial Law in 1972. Mesa made amends with his wife in 1986 after becoming a born-again Christian.
The father of Cherie is a former Filipino singer and actress. He was found by talent agents after singing a Sammy Davis song. Later, he appeared on cinema with Susan Roces and the late Fernando Poe Jr.
He is currently a pastor who sings praises to God while living in the United States with his wife.
Similar to her, Rosemarie made her cinematic debut in Sta. Rita De Casia (Patrona ng Impossible) by Premiere Productions, where she played the title role (1958). Some of her well-known films include Night of the Cobra Woman and Friends in Love.
Her most notable film of the 1970s, Burlesk Queen, in which she co-starred with Vilma Santos, received numerous accolades. She was a nominee for the FAMAS Award and the Gawad Urian Award for Best Supporting Role. At the Metro Manila Film Festival, she was awarded Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film.
In 2004, she stopped acting in films and on television. However, in 2018, she returned in the film Delia & Sammy.