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Jakarta Post

Actor Didi Petet dies aged 58

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, May 15, 2015   /  11:40 am

Veteran actor Didi Widiatmoko, popularly known as Didi Petet, died at the age of 58 at his residence in Sasak Tinggi, Ciputat, South Tangerang, on Friday morning.

Didi'€™s niece Muthia Kautsar was quoted by as saying that Didi, who starred in a number of comedy and drama films in the 1980s and 1990s, collapsed and lost consciousness when attending an expo in Milan, Italy, recently.

'€œHe just arrived home on May 10 after attending the exhibition. In that city, he collapsed and lost consciousness and returned home in a wheelchair,'€ she said.

On Tuesday, Didi was taken to Bandung for treatment. Muthia said no diseases were detected but he died on Friday.

Didi'€™s body is laid out in his residence on Jl. Bambu Apus in Sasak Tinggi, Ciputat, South Tangerang. It has yet to be decided when and where he will be buried. (rms)