Mark Gil

Raphael John "Ralph" Gil Eigenmann[1] (25 September 1961 – 1 September 2014), better known by his screen name Mark Gil, was a Filipino actor. Gil was often cast as a main villain in action films to Bong Revilla, Edu Manzano, Ronnie Ricketts, Robin Padilla, Lito Lapid, Phillip Salvador, Rudy Fernandez, Jestoni Alarcon, Ace Vergel, Cesar Montano, John Regala, Ian Veneracion, Zoren Legaspi and Raymart Santiago. to name a few. He was best known for playing the role of Lorna Tolentino's former American boss-lover-killer in the drama-suspense thriller The Elsa Castillo Story: The Chop-Chop Lady, the script of which is inspired by true events. He also appeared in several drama series, the last of which was the ABS-CBN drama The Legal Wife, starring Angel Locsin and Jericho Rosales.

Mark Gil
Born
Raphael John Gil Eigenmann

(1961-09-25)25 September 1961
Died1 September 2014(2014-09-01) (aged 52)
NationalityFilipino
Other namesRalph
OccupationActor
Years active1979–2014
Spouse(s)Bing Pimentel (annulled)
Maricar Jacinto (m. 1996–2014; his death)
Partner(s)Irene Celebre
Jaclyn Jose (1990)
ChildrenGabriel (Gabby)
Ira
Timothy (Sid Lucero)
Maxine (Max)
Andrea (Andi)
Stephanie (Stevie)

Personal lifeEdit

He was the middle child of actors Eddie Mesa and Rosemarie Gil, and brother of actors Michael de Mesa and Cherie Gil.

He is the father of singer/actor Gabby Eigenmann and Ira Eigenmann by actress Irene Celebre.[2][3] He was sixteen years old when he had his first born Gabby.[4] Timothy (aka Sid Lucero) and Maxine Eve are his children by his first wife, Bing Pimentel. Andi Eigenmann is his daughter with actress Jaclyn Jose. Gil married Maricar Jacinto in 1996; the couple had one child, Stephanie.

DeathEdit

Gil died on 1 September 2014, aged 52, of cirrhosis of the liver,[5] stemming from cancer of the liver, 24 days before his 53rd birthday.[6] He was survived by his six children and seven grandchildren.[7]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
1988 Regal Drama Hour: "Infidel" Levy ABS-CBN
1997 Mula Sa Puso Bagyo
1999 Saan Ka Man Naroroon Edward
2001 Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka Abby's Father
Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin Miguel GMA Network
2002 Ang Iibigin ay Ikaw Enrico Villadolid
2003 Ang Iibigin ay Ikaw Pa Rin
2004 Hanggang Kailan Roberto
2006 Atlantika Felipe
2007 Sine Novela: "Sinasamba Kita" Don José Ferrer
Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang: Ang Plautin ni Periking Special Guest
2008 Sine Novela: Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan
Kung Fu Kids Master Wu Lee ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Larawan Yeng
Eva Fonda Don Ismael Mendez
Kapamilya Deal or No Deal Himself as a guest
2009 Zorro Horacio Pelaez GMA Network
Lovers in Paris John Palma ABS-CBN
2010 Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo Tony Angeles
Magkaribal Manuel Abella
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Alyna Don Felipe Del Carmen
Your Song Presents: Andi Rico
Imortal Julio
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Medalyon Fidel
100 Days to Heaven Norman Manalastas
Guns and Roses Lucio Dela Rocha
Ikaw ay Pag-Ibig Leandro Alvarez
2012 Valiente Don Armando Braganza TV5
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Belo Randell ABS-CBN
Makapiling Kang Muli Roman Valencia GMA Network
Walang Hanggan Mr. Cruz ABS-CBN
Pahiram ng Sandali Larry Gomez GMA Network
2013 Indio Miguel Lopez de Legaspi
My Husband's Lover Galo Agatep
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Mask Edgar ABS-CBN
2014 The Legal Wife Dante Ramos
The Ryzza Mae Show Himself as a Guest GMA Network Last TV appearance
Released 20 days after death.
Nominated – Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Single Drama/Telemovie Program in the 2014 Golden Screen TV Awards

MoviesEdit

Title Year Role Notes
Kung Kaya Mo, Kaya Ko Rin 1978
Underage 1980
Miss X 1980
Pabling 1981
Bihagin: Bilibid Boys 1981 Noel
Bilibid Gays 1981
Kasalanan Ba? 1981
Rock n Roll 1981
Matalim na Pangil sa Gubat 1981
Karibal Ko Ang Aking Ina 1982
Dormitoryo! Buhay Estudyante 1982
Palipat-Lipat, Papalit-Palit 1982
Alpha Kappa Omega Batch '81 1982 Sid Lucero
Parang Kailan Lang 1983
Laruan 1983 William
Palabra de Honor 1983
Naiibang Hayop 1984
Sa Bulaklak ng Apoy 1984
May daga sa labas ng lungga 1984
Alapaap 1984
Company of Women 1985 Al
Apoy Sa Iyong Kandungan 1985 Alex
Alyas: Boy Life 1985
Mga Alipin ng Laman 1985
Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita? 1985
Zuma 1985 Philip
Lihim Sa Likod ng Buwan 1985
Kalapating Musmos 1985
Grease Gun Brothers 1985
Bakit Manipis Ang Ulap? 1985
Urban Terrorist 1985 Ka Rodger
Sugat Sa Dangal 1986
Macho Gigolo 1986
Lumuhod Ka Sa Lupa! 1986
Agaw Armas 1986
Kid, Huwag Kang Susuko! 1987
Daughter of Anik: Hell Serpent 1987 Philip
Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig 1987 Greco
Sa Likod Ng Kasalanan 1988
The Trident Force 1988 Ahmed
The Moonchild 1988
Afuang: Bounty Hunter 1988 Benjie
Anak ng Kabron 1988
Ang Lahat ng Ito Pati Na Ang Langit 1989
Bakit Iisa Lamang Ang Puso 1989
Ipaglalaban Ko 1989
Hindi Pahuhuli ng Buhay 1989 Cesar
Kolehiyala 1990 Serge
Paikot-Ikot 1990
Bad Boy 1990
Ang Utol Kong Hoodlum 1991 Salazar
Sa Kabila ng Lahat 1991
Pugoy Hostage: Davao 1992 Mohammad Nazir Samparani
Ngayon at Kailanman 1992 Ronald Noche
Totoy Buwang 1992
Emong Verdadero: Tatak ng Cebu II (Bala ng Ganti) 1992 Sarhento Mendoza
Boboy Salonga: Batang Tondo 1992 Lt. Ventura
Tag-Araw, Tag-Ulan 1992 Richie
Narito Ang Puso Ko 1992 Renato Sanchez
Sala Sa Init, Sala Sa Lamig 1993 Mike Escobar
Astig 1993
Tikboy Tikas at mga Khroaks Boys 1993
Gascon: Bala ang Katapat mo! 1993 Anslemo Guevarra
The Elsa Castillo Story: The Chop Chop Lady 1993 Sid Wiseman
Brat Pack 1994
Manalo Matalo Mahal Kita 1995 Felix
Eskapo 1995 Jess Cabarres
Tubusin Mo ng Bala Ang Puso Ko 1996 Frank
Cedie 1996 James Errol
Kung Kaya Mo, Kaya Mo Rin! 1996 Dennis
Enteng and the Shaolin Kid 1996
Diego 1996
Itataya Ko Ang Buhay Ko 1996 Capt. Lucban
Madaling Mamatay, Mahirap Mabuhay 1996
Sa Bingit ng Kamatayan 1996
Ben Balasador: Akin Ang Huling Alas 1996
Bastardo 1997
Amanos: Patas Na Ang Laban 1997
Tawagin Mo Na ang Lahat ng Santo 1997 Alfredo Samson
Babae 1997 Ricky
Magic Kingdom 1997 Basilicus
Tong Tatlong Tatay Kong Pakitong Kitong 1998
Dama de Noche 1998
Gangland 1998
Hinahanap-Hanap Kita 1999 Greg
Saranggola 1999
Dugo ng Birhen: El Kapitan 1999 El Kapitan
Pera o Bayong (Not Da TV) 2000 Burador
Kahit Isang Saglit 2000
Laro sa Baga 2000 Butch
Sa Huling Paghihintay 2001
Mama San 2002 Congressman Zulueta
Kerida 2002
Magnifico 2003 Domeng
Sa Piling ng Mga Belyas 2003
Lastikman: Unang Banat 2004
Spirit of the Glass 2004
Uno 2005
Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom 2005 Inventor
Nasaan Si Francis? 2006
Rotonda 2006
Donsol 2006
Raket Si Nanay 2006
Liwanag Sa Dilim 2007
A Love Story 2007 Peter
Baby Angelo 2008 Noel
U.P.C.A.T. 2008 Mr. Concepcion
Alon 2008 Fiel
Isang Lahi: Pearls From the Orient 2009 Professor Balaoing
Sumpa 2009 Dennis
Puntod 2009
Till My Heartaches End 2010 Paquito Barredo
Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang 2012 Matias
The Healing 2012 Val
The Strangers 2012
Seduction 2013 Fidel
The Fighting Chefs 2013 Don Manolo
Raketeros 2013 ?????
Philippino Story 2013 ?????
Mana 2014 ?????
Ang Bagong Dugo 2014 Herman/Supremo Last film appearance

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-11. Retrieved 2014-09-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Garcia, Rose (30 June 2011). "Gabby Eigenmann on sister Andi's pregnancy: "I am proud of her determination because she chose the mature and right path to happiness."". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2 July 2011.
  3. ^ Ramos, Neil (6 May 2011). "Gabby Eigenmann remains supportive of pregnant half-sister Maxine". Entertainment/Showbizz. Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
  4. ^ https://www.pep.ph/news/local/30143/mark-gil-to-the-father-of-andi-eigenmann39s-baby-if-you-don39t-want-it-then-you-won39t-have-it
  5. ^ "Mark Gil dead at 52". astig.ph. ASTIG.PH. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Mark Gil 'died peacefully in his sleep in the arms of his wife'". gmanetwork.com. GMA/ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  7. ^ Mark Gil dies Archived 2014-09-03 at the Wayback Machine, businessmirror.com.ph; accessed 5 September 2014.

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