Remembering Deo Endrinal: Beloved Father, Boss, and Entertainment Pillar

Deo Endrinal, head of Dreamscape Entertainment under ABS-CBN, passed away on February 3 at the age of 60.

Roldeo “Deo” Endrinal, Dreamscape Entertainment head and one of ABS-CBN’s executives, passed away on Saturday, February 3. He was 60 years old. His son, actor PJ Endrinal confirmed the announcement, posting photos of his dad on his Instagram account.

“This has to be the hardest caption that I will ever post. Thank you Daddy for everything, you have been the best father not just to me but to everyone who has known you. We will always remember how fortunate we are that you were in our lives.”

He continues, “This will definitely be a hole in my heart and will leave a scar; but I know that you’re finally free from pain and now happily dancing in heaven cause you’ll definitely be the life of the party up there.”

“We might be grieving now but instead of the sadness we should be celebrating the life you lived and shared with us and for that we’ll always be grateful.”

Source: pjendrinal Instagram

On Sunday, February 4, PJ shared details of the wake. “To all that has known him, please celebrate his life with us in this time of grief.”

Dreamscape Entertainment also mourned the death of their beloved boss. The production group is behind several of ABS-CBN’s top shows over the years.

“His visionary leadership, brilliant mind, and dedication to the art of storytelling have left an indelible mark on our organization, as well as on the Philippine Entertainment industry. We mourn the loss of a true and beloved leader, and extend our heartfelt condolences to the family.”

Celebrities pay tribute to Endrinal

Several celebrities who worked with and met Deo Endrinal paid tribute to him and condoled with the family.

On Sunday, Eric John Salut, one of his co-workers with Dreamscape and hosted several press conferences, shared videos from the first day of the wake. Among those who came were Coco Martin and the tandem of KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad. Coco currently stars in FPJ’s Batang Quiapo while the KDLex tandem was last seen Pira-Pirasong Pangarap.

ASAP Natin To during its 29th anniversary show on Sunday also paid tribute to Endrinal with an emotional performance. Meanwhile, ABS-CBN released a statement on his passing, remembering “his warmth, generosity, and dedication have endeared him to many.”

In 2020, Endrinal was recognized for his work in television and entertainment during the Glory Awards.

Before heading Dreamscape Entertainment, Endrinal started his career as a writer. He produced and served as a creative consultant for several shows such as Game Ka Na Ba? ASAP, and Mula Sa Puso. He also worked with GMA 7 before eventually transferring to ABS.

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