Late actor Rico Yan remembered on his 44th birthday

It’s been almost two decades since the entertainment industry lost Rico Yan; one of the most popular matinee idols in the country during his time. Yet, his fans never fail to remember him on his special day.

In different social media platforms, fans posted messages of love and prayers for the late actor’s 44th birthday.

“Today marks your 44th birthday, Rico. We may have not met in this lifetime yet I am forever grateful for the inspiration you have left before you passed on. We miss the person that you are – most especially that smile which continues to make my heart melt. Happy Birthday, Mr. Dimples,” the admin of Rico Yan fan Facebook page expressed.

“Happy 44th birthday in heaven… Sweet prince! We miss you so much!” Rico Yan Memories page posted.

“Happiest birthday, RY! I hope you are happy up there. We love you always, RY, and always remember you,” read the caption of a video posted by Instagram page @ricoyanclaudine.

His fellow actors in the entertainment industry also remembered his special day, including his closest friends Marvin Agustin and Dominic Ochoa.

Dominic even bumped into a fan of their trio (which came a long way from Gimik to Whattamen) during Rico’s birthday.

Rico is fondly remembered for being a great actor with that sweetest smile; and as the reel-to-real lover of Optimum Star Claudine Barretto.

The former matinee idol joined the Creator a few days after his birthday in 2002.

Remember Rico with his last film Got 2 Believe: