Ricardo Vizcarra Michaca (December 10, 1947 – October 11, 2016), commonly known in his showbiz name Dick Israel died at the age of 68 years old.
The fire incident happened while he is recovering from stroke from year 2010 which before caused him to halt working from the showbiz.
The news immediately reached his colleagues in showbiz and made extent effort to support Dick Israel who is one of best villain in Philippine film industry.
Dick Israel shared mostly sarcastic ways of villain and sidekick roles in Filipino movies. Also, he played father figure in his previous TV exposure.
The actor had a stroke the year 2010 in which half of his body was paralyzed.
Dick Israel made more than 200 films since he entered the industry in the 1970's. He also appeared in several television programs.
Veteran Filipino Actor Dick Israel Passes Away at the Age of 68However last Tuesday, the veteran actor Dick Israel or Ricardo Viscara Michaca in real life passed away at the age of 68.
As per actress Vivian Velez, a member of the Damay Kamay Foundation. Dick Israel suffered blood vomiting, and later died in his home.
According to his son Essex, to almost 8 o'clock Tuesday night when Dick Israel passes away in their residence at No. 128 Apitong Street J.P. Rizal Extension, Comembo, Makati City.
His son, Essex, including Nadia Montenegro, Ynes Veneracion, and Jeffrey Santos headed to prepare the wake for the former actor supposedly by 1 o'clock of Wednesday morning.
Remains of Dick Israel was brought to St. Peter Memorial Chapels on Araneta Avenue, Quezon City.
Furthermore, the remains of actor is expected to be open for public viewing by nine o'clock tonight at Isaiah Chapel.