The Jakarta Post
Deddy Sutomo appears in this still from director Garin Nugroho's 2017 film, 'Moon Cake Story'. (Moon Cake Story channel on YouTube/File)
Veteran actor Deddy Sutomo has passed away at the age 76 on Apr. 18.
According to tempo.co, his funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Tanah Kusir Cemetery, South Jakarta
The news about Deddy’s passing was first circulated via instant messaging by one of his children, Becky. Many Indonesian actors responded to the news by posting messages of condolence on their social media accounts, among them Teuku Rifnu Wikana, Lukman Sardi, Djenar Maesa Ayu and Morgan Oey.
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Bapak Deddy Sutomo, selamat jalan. Mengenangmu adalah keharuan. Kebahagiaan. Kehormatan. 🙏🏽🌹 pic.twitter.com/z3eGruO0Jf— Djenar Maesa Ayu (@djenarmaesaayu) April 18, 2018
Rest in peace Pak Deddy Sutomo.. It was an honor and a privilege sharing the screen with you in Mooncake Story . Thank you for the example of passion and commitment. You will be greatly missed.. pic.twitter.com/j2Ik5KczCo— Morgan Oey (@morganoey) April 18, 2018
Born in 1941, Deddy has featured in many Indonesian films, including Mencari Hilal (The Crescent Moon), Sultan Agung, Kartini, Moon Cake Story and Panji Tengkorak. In 2015, he won the best leading actor award at the Indonesian Film Festival (IFF) for his role in Mencari Hilal. (wir/asw)