Actor Dick Israel became viral on social media after a concern citizen named Sidemiod Francisco Datanam posted his photo on Facebook last Sunday, July 3, 2016.
According to Datanam, the 66-year-old actor was a victim of fire in Caloocan and asking for support.
“Sana makatulong tayo kay Idol Dick Israel nasunugan po sya, sa mga gusto po tumulong, address nya po ay #144 Evangelista St. Bagong Barrio Caloocan City,” he wrote.
In 2010, Israel suffered a stroke, affected his speech and half of his body paralyzed. His celebrity friends conducted a fund-raising activity like Lorna Tolentino, Christopher de Leon, John Lloyd Cruz, Bea Alonzo and Karylle.
Ricardo Vizcarra Michaca, popularly known as Dick Israel, is a notable Filipino character actor who played mostly villain and sidekick roles in most of his movies.