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Veteran actor Robby Tumewu passes away at 65

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Jakarta  /  Mon, January 14, 2019  /  01:20 pm
Veteran actor Robby Tumewu passes away at 65

Veteran actor and fashion designer Robby Tumewu. (Kompas.com/Ninuk Mardiana Pambudi )

Veteran actor and fashion designer Robby Tumewu has passed away at the age of 65, kompas.com reports.

Actress and friend Becky Tumewu shared on her Instagram account that the actor passed away at 12:05 a.m. on Monday.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Banyak yang tanya masih saudara ya sama Robby Tumewu, sebenarnya sih Robby dan saya juga masih belum jelas saudara nggak ya kita, tapi sudahlah kalau kata orang Manado: torang samua basudara, torang samua orang Indonesia toh, apalagi sama torang pe fam: Tumewu. Robby sakit sudah lama, sudah tidak usah diceritain lagi bagian sakitnya, dia telah pergi tadi dini hari, pukul 00.05, semua derita dan sakit penyakit sudah diangkat dari Robby, saya tidak pernah akan lupa dengan kebaikan Robby, senyum dan tawa yang selalu beliau bagikan pada orang di sekitarnya, komentar komentar dan cerita yang membuat kita semua tertawa, suasana selalu seru dan ceria saat ada Robby, syuting panjangpun tidak terasa. Robby juga sempat menjadi fasilitator di Talkinc. Beliau adalah fasilitator kelas Total Look yang keren banget, sangat komunikatif dan selalu bawa contoh baju dan bahan, totalitasnya luar biasa, dalam menjalani multi profesinya. Sekarang Robby sudah pergi, semua tinggal kenangan, tapi Bi, you’ll always be in my heart, you’ll always be in so many people’s hearts. Selamat Jalan sayang, Rest In Peace, Rest In Love, Until we meet again, someday (14/01/2019) 🙏🏼❤️ . . #RIP #RobbyTumewu . . Btw this picture was taken in 2013, I love this pic because Robby looked good and fresh. And I want to remember him this way😍

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“Robby had been sick for a long time, [we don’t need] to talk about his illness anymore. He passed away this morning at 12:05 a.m.,” she writes.

His remains will be transferred to the Oasis Lestari Funeral Home in Tangerang, Banten.

Born in 1953, Robby was known as a fashion designer. However, after getting involved in Teater Koma’s productions, Robby’s interest in acting blossomed.

On the small screen, Robby was best known for his role in the comedy show Lenong Rumpi.

In 2010, Robby reportedly suffered a stroke and had to undergo brain surgery. Three years later, the actor suffered a second stroke. (jes/kes)