Dick Israel's wife Marlyn Michaca dies

MANILA, Philippines – Marlyn Michaca, wife of the late actor Dick Israel, died on Saturday, October 15, days after her husband.

The news was confirmed by actress Vivian Velez on her Facebook page.

"Marlyn Michaca (Dick Israel's wife) just passed away. Now, in each other's arms for eternity.

"The cremation of Dick 'Tats' Israel is moved to Oct 18 (Tues). The family has decided to extend the wake together with his wife Marlyn Michaca for 2 more days and will be cremated together," she said.

Marlyn was said to have been in a comatose state after she had an aneurysm.

Her husband Dick played various antagonist roles in Philippine cinema. 

His work as an actor has been acclaimed locally, with Best Supporting Actor awards at the 1988 Metro Manila Film Festival for Patrolman and at the 1995 FAMAS (Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences) Awards for Kanto Boy 2: Anak ni Totoy Guapo.

Some of Dick's most recent works include films such as Badil and Boy Golden in 2013. – Rappler.com