Who Is Leo Martinez? Cherie Gil Husband And Children - Died Age 59

Leo Martinez Is The Ex-Partner Of Actress Cherie Gil ( Source : Facebook )

Leo Martinez is the ex-partner of famous Filipino actress Cherie Gil, who died of cancer on August 5, 2022.

Leo and Cherie were in a relationship in the past and had a song together. Leo is one of the most talented actors and directors of Philipines whereas Cherie was a famous actress from the same country.

RIP: Who Is Leo Martinez?

He is a Filipino actor, comedian, and filmmaker who served as the Film Academy of the Philippines' director general in the past. He is the ex-partner of actress Cherie Gil as well. Cherie died on August 5, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. He is now the Chairman of the Performers Rights Society of the Philippines, utilizing his unmatched expertise in the performing arts.

Cherie Gil Was A Filipino Actress Who Dies On August 5 At The Age Of 59
Cherie Gil Was A Filipino Actress Who Dies On August 5 At The Age Of 59 ( Source : Rappler )

At the same time, the film industry has appointed him as the Director General of the Film Academy of the Philippines. The actor was also a former board member of Repertory Philippines, the innovative theatrical company he co-founded, and the former Chairman of the Actors Workshop Foundation.

Cherie Gil's Husband And Love Story 

Actress Cherie Gil is from the Philippines. Because of her talent as an actress and her contributions to Philippine cinema, she was given the nickname La Primera Contravida. At 9, she started her career as a child actress. She is well remembered for her portrayal of Lavinia Arguelles in Bituing Walang Ningning.

Rony Rogoff Is The Husband Of Cherie Gil
Rony Rogoff Is The Husband Of Cherie Gil ( Source : Youtube )

She has been involved in a relationship with two different people. She dated Leo Martinez as her first partner during her acing days, and the couple also had a son. Unfortunately, later due to their reasons, they had to split. After that, she married violinist Rony Rogoff. She had two children, Bianca and Raphael, with him. Her whole family was by her side during her last moment in this world.

Rony Rogoff's Age And Net Worth

Rony is the current husband of the late actress, who plays the violin. Rony Rogoff was raised in Israel and initially received instruction from Ramy Shevelov and his father, a founder member of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Later he completed his higher studies in New York. After that, he met his wife Cherie Gil and started a family with her.

Gil gained a reputation in Philippine cinema as a classic villain for a nearly 50-year career. She has won a FAMAS Award, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts Ani ng Dangal Award, the Metro Manila Film Festival's Best Supporting Actress Hall of Fame, and other achievements. She was an enthusiast of acting from a very young age. Gil began her career in show business at a young age due to her celebrity parents and brilliant acting siblings.

According to various sources, the veteran actress passed away on Friday at 5:30 AM New York time following a fight with cancer. The lovely actress was one of the most recognized personalities in the Philippines. Her contribution to the Philipines movie industry is unmatchable. Her family is yet to release an official statement regarding her death.