Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco last week announced the passing of veteran film and TV director Toto Natividad due to Covid19. He was 63.
Tiangco paid tribute to Natividad, who was barangay captain of North Bay Boulevard South.
Natividad was the director of ABS-CBN’s popular teleserye “Ang Probinsyano” starring Coco Martin.
Reports said Natividad died in a hospital in San Fernando, Pampanga where he was confined since April 20.
Natividad had directed several action flicks which headlined the likes of Eddie Garcia, Cesar Montano, Edu Manzano, Victor Neri and Ian Veneracion.
He was one of the 11 founders of the Directors Guild of the Philippines, together with Ishmael Bernal and Marilou Diaz-Abaya.