Purificacion Levy Jesusa Sonora-Poe, born Susan Roces, was a Filipina actress and producer who married Ronald Allan Kelley Poe.
According to an official announcement released by Senator Grace Poe’s office on Friday, May 20, Roces died. She is regarded as the “Queen of Philippine Films,” having featured in over 130 films.
She was eighty years old.
Who are Susan Roces parents and siblings?
Rosemarie Sonora and Teresita Sonora are Susan Roces’ siblings.
Her parents are undocumented.
She was born, however, to a French American Jewish mother and a mestizo father of Spanish and Chinese blood.
Her grandparents were Nikka Llamanzares, Hanna Llamanzares, and Brian Llamanzares.
As the film industry was horrified by the news, which swiftly spread on social media, condolence letters poured in.
Susan was most recently seen in the ABS-CBN teleserye FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, where she played Lola Flora, Cardo’s grandmother, played by Coco Martin.
She will be missed dearly by numerous fans.