Cherie Gil's Parents: Where Is Her Father Eddie Mesa And Mother, Rosemarie Gil Today?
Cherie Gil was born to Eddie Mesa and Rosemarie Gil. Her parents married after the birth of their first child in 1961.
Raphael John (Mark Gil) and Evangeline Rose were born to them later (Cherie Gil). They divorced in 1970 due to marital problems, including Mesa's reported drinking and womanizing.
While Rosemarie remained in the Philippines and continued to work as an actress, Mesa moved to Guam for six months in 1978 before returning to Hawaii after Martial Law was declared in 1972. Mesa reconciled with his wife after becoming a Christian in 1986.
Cherie's father is a retired actor and singer from the Philippines. Later, he appeared in films with the late Fernando Poe Jr. and Susan Roces. He currently lives in the United States with his wife, where he works as a pastor and sings praises to God.
Similarly, her mother, Rosemarie, made her film debut in Premiere Productions' Sta. Rita De Casia (Patrona ng Impossible), where she played the lead (1958). Some of her notable films include Night of the Cobra Woman and Friends in Love.
She was also nominated for FAMAS Award and Gawad Urian Award for Best Supporting Role. She also won Best Supporting Actress for the film at the Metro Manila Film Festival. Later, she retired from film and television in 2004, but she made a comeback in 2018 with the film Delia & Sammy.
The actress's parents are still alive and may be grieving the loss of their daughter.