Cloyd Robinson has died at the age of 71.
The director and actor died at his home in Silang, Cavite in the Philippines on Monday.
His close friend, Josephine Turqueza has confirmed that he died died of complications from his diabetes and high blood pressure that resulted in a heart attack.
Robinson's body is going to be cremated on Thursday at the Santuario Afiniti Divino, Bacoor, Cavite and his ashes will then be brought to his family in Bacolod, Negros Occidental, ABS-CBN report.
The star began his Hollywood movie career in the 1970s and early 1980s as an actor.
He then decided to move into talent management, scriptwriting and movie direction.
His most famous works as a director include the 1980 movie Darna at Ding and Risa Jones: Showgirl.
He completed his last movie Ang Mananahi this year under the direction of Dave Cecilio.
The accomplished film buff was born on April 8 1950.
It is understood that he had been living with his parents since the late 90s.