Nonong De Andres a.k.a “Bangkay” Life Behind The Camera

Here’s Nonong De Andres life behind the camera.

NONONG DE ANDRES – Here is the life behind the camera of Nonong De Andres who is well-known as “Bangkay”.

Horror icon “Bangkay” or Nonong De Andres in real life was found dead by hanging himself at Quezon resort and died at the age of 71 which broke and brought grief to a lot of people.

Nonong De Andres

He is from Masbate and actually started as a layout artist for RVQ Productions which was established by late Comedy King Dolphy. Initially, he started a career in show business industry as an extra in Kisame Street which starred Dolphy, Panchito, and Nida Blanca.

Nonong De Andres

Hesitant at first of being in the industry, he joined just for fun until he loved it and eventually from being a part-time, he committed to it full-time. Among the roles he played, he is very well-known, loved, and iconic for his scary roles.

Nonong De Andres

Often playing dead, he already made it into horror and comedy films in the 1980s to the 1990s appearing in more than a hundred films. His iconic portrayal has made him earn the nickname “Bangkay”.

Nonong De Andres

He left show business, managed a resort, and remained a bachelor for the rest of his life. The last time Bangkay appeared on TV was in Forevermore along with Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil.

Nonong De Andres

Other recent appearances he made was in Bagani, Alyas Robin Hood, Dear Uge, Maynila, and FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.

Bringing grief with his sudden death, here are some shocked reactions from Twitter:

@CoconutsManila: Filipinos have lost a familiar face in Philippine horror cinema.

@marieAnne0915: So tutuo na syang bangkay. REST IN PARADISE SIR ! Salamat sa mga katatakutan na nagpaiyak sa akin nung akoy bata.

AFlowGalindez: May he rest in peace. Tinakot at pinatawa niya tayo for so many years. Salamat, Nonong aka Bangkay

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