Jesusa Purificacion Levy Sonora-Poe more well-known by the screen name Susan Roces, was a Filipina actress producer, director, and widow of Ronald Allan Kelley Poe, more popularly called Fernando Poe Jr.
Roces is often referred to as being the “Queen of Philippine Movies” and starred in more than 130 movies.
She was awarded Five FAMAS Awards, including two Best Actress wins. FAP Awards honored her with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her longevity in the industry and her contribution to Philippine film.
The Philippine Post Office honored Roces with a stamp that recognized him as one of the ten most outstanding Filipinos.
In the year 2005, Roces was among the first to be inducted into the Eastwood City Walk of Fame.
How Did Susan Roces Die: What Happened?
Born on July 28, 1941, in Bacolod, Philippines, Roces died on May 20, 2022, due to cardiopulmonary arrest at the age of 80. She died surrounded by family.
Her death was announced by her daughter, Senator Grace Poe, through her Facebook page.