Raphael John “Ralph” Gil Eigenmann, better known by his screen name as Mark Gil, was a Filipino actor. Gil was often cast as a main villain in an action films to Bong Revilla, Jr, Ronnie Ricketts, Robin Padilla, Lito Lapid, Phillip Salvador, Rudy Fernandez, Jestoni Alarcon, Ace Vergel, Cesar Montano, John Regala, Ian Veneracion, Zoren Legaspi and Raymart Santiago. to name a few. He was best known for playing the role of Lorna Tolentino’s former American boss-lover-killer in the drama-suspense thriller The Elsa Castillo Story: The Chop-Chop Lady, the script of which is inspired by true events. He also appeared in several drama series, the last of which was the ABS-CBN drama The Legal Wife, starring Angel Locsin and Jericho Rosales.
|Born:||Raphael John Gil Eigenmann, September 25, 1961, Manila, Philippines|
|Died:||September 1, 2014, Manila, Philippines|
|Spouse(s):||Bing Pimentel (annulled), Maricar Jacinto (m. 1996–2014, his death)|
|Partner(s):||Irene Celebre, Jaclyn Jose (1990)|
|Children:||Gabriel (Gabby), Ira, Timothy (Sid Lucero), Maxine (Max), Andrea (Andi), Stephanie (Stevie)|
|IMDb:||Mark Gil’s IMDb|
About Mark Gil
Remembered for his roles in such late 20th-century and early 21st-century Filipino films as Magnifico, Seduction, and Lastikman: Unang Banat, this screen actor also appeared in episodes of Kung Fu Kids, The Legal Wife, and numerous other television series.
Early in his career, he acted in an episode of the ABS-CBN series Mula sa Puso.
Sadly, he died of liver cancer in his early fifties.
He was born into a family of entertainers: his parents, Rosemarie Gil and Eddie Mesa, were both actors, as were his siblings Cherie and Michael. Several of his children, including Gabby Eigenmann (the son of performer Irene Celebre) and Sid Lucero (the son of Bing Pimentel), also had prominent entertainment careers.
He was often cast opposite Robin Padilla, Rudy Fernandez, and other Filipino action movie stars.
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