A photo of Dick Israel trends on social media over the weekend when a netizen had a Facebook post that the veteran actor has been a fire victim.
The Facebook user Sidemiod Francisco Datanam said that Dick Israel is in need of help.
The actor is currently residing at Bagong Barrio, Barangay 144 in Caloocan City.
However, Datanam did not provide any other details about the condition of Dick Israel. It can just be seen in the photo how the veteran actor has changed a lot.
As of writing, the Facebook post of Datanam has gained over 2,200 shares.
Dick Israel was a veteran actor who has been recognized for his acting by local award-giving bodies.
He was awarded Best Supporting Actor in 1988 for his role in “Patrolman” at the Metro Manila Film Festival, and in 1995 for his portrayal in “Kanto Boy 2: Anak ni Totoy Guapo” at the FAMAS Awards, among others.
Israel is best known for taking on villain roles on the big and small screens. But it seems that at present, life has been villain towards him. As the netizen has posted his photo and beg for the actor’s help.
Further, the actor, 57, had already fallen on hard times after he suffered a stroke in 2010 that left half his body paralyzed and impaired his speech.