Award winning director Soxie Topacio has passed away at 65. According to his niece, Zarah Toapacio, her uncle died of lung cancer at De Los Santos Medical Centre in Quezon City on 21 July.
Soxy Topacio was born on June 19, 1952 in Manila, as Socrates Hernandez Topacio. He was a director and actor, known for Ded na si Lolo (2009), Impostora (2007) and Wattpad Presents (2014).
He also had a very active career as an actor in both film and television dating back to the early 1970’s. His first appearance was in May Isang Brilyante with Hilda Koronel, Walter Navarro, and Marissa Delgado.