Veteran film director Ben Feleo dies: source

Posted at 09/22/2011 12:11 PM | Updated as of 09/22/2011 9:53 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Veteran film director and writer Ben Feleo passed away on Wednesday night, a source close to the family said.

In a text message, the source told that Feleo died at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. His remains lie at the Marian Memorial Chapels along Marcos Highway in Marikina City.

Feleo, father of the late Johnny Delgado, started doing films in the 1950s with "Dalawang Bandila."

He was known for his comedy films such as "Humanap Ka ng Panget" and  "Wooly Booly II."