MANILA — Actor Albert Martinez took to social media to mourn the death of his father-in-law, Romeo “Bobby” Vasquez, who died on Wednesday. He was 78.
In an Instagram post on Wednesday, Martinez posted a photo of him and Vasquez whom he described as his “best friend.”
“My Father-in-law. My best friend ..you will be missed #romeovasquez,” Martinez wrote. “Gone to soon.”
Martinez is the husband of the late actress Liezl Martinez, daughter of Vasquez.
Vasquez was married to former leading lady Amalia Fuentes, mother of Liezl.
A former matinee idol of Philippine Cinema, Vasquez was known for his films including “Pretty Boy (1957),” “Ako Ang Maysala (1958),” “Sapagkat Ikaw Ay Akin (1965)” and “Maruja (1967)”.
He was also known as one of the leading men of Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos.