Veteran director Maryo J. delos Reyes passed away last night, January 27, during a party in Dipolog City.
According to ABS-CBN news reporter MJ Felipe, the award-winning film and TV director passed away at around 10 pm after suffering a heart attack.
This was confirmed to him by the director's manager, June Rufino.
THIS JUST IN: Film and TV Director Maryo J Delos Reyes has passed away around 10pm this evening January 27. Direk Maryo’s team and his manager June Rufino confirmed this news. Initial info: Direk Maryo suffered a heart attack while attending a party in Dipolog City with a friend.— MJ Felipe (@mjfelipe) January 27, 2018
READ: Statement of June Rufino - “It is w/ deep sadness that we inform everyone that our beloved Maryo J. Delos Reyes passed away at 10pm January 27, 2018. Details of his wake and funeral services to follow. We have loved him in life, let us not forget him in this time of sorrow.— MJ Felipe (@mjfelipe) January 27, 2018
Direk Maryo J, as he is fondly known in showbiz, directed award-winning and blockbuster movies like Bagets (1984), Sinungaling Mong Puso (1992), Magnifico (2003), and The Unmarried Wife (2016).