Tony Ferrer, known as Agent X44, dies at age 86

Published January 23, 2021, 4:44 PM

by Jane Kingsu-Cheng

His daughters Maricel Laxa-Pangilinan and Mutya Laxa-Buensuceso share a priceless photo with their late father

Antonio D. Laxa, who is better known for his screen name Tony Ferrer, has passed on today, January 23, 2021. Both of his daughters, Maricel Laxa-Pangilinan and Mutya Laxa-Buensuceso, announced the passing of their father on their respective Instagram accounts. According to the two ladies, “he died quietly in his sleep and in the comfort of his home. He was 86 years old.”

Photo from Maricel Laxa-Pangilinan’s Instagram post

It might be decades ago for some, but Tony Ferrer was the Philippines very own James Bond. An action movie superstar that lead him to become the iconic Tony Falcon in the Agent X44 movie series. The two daughters added that he has made over 200 movies during his lifetime.

Photo from Mutya Laxa-Buensuceso’s Facebook post

“During his last days, he was surrounded by the care of his San Antonio family, the love of his children, and the joy and songs of his grandchildren. He was a remarkable, selfless man who always thought of others first, impacting a lot of lives on and off screen. We shall all remember him with fondness.”

There will be no public viewing of his remains as per his request. Online mass and memorial schedule shall be relayed to the family and friends of Tony Ferrer.

Tony Ferrer has four children: Maricel, Mutya, Falcon, and Mark, along with granchildren Donny, Benjamin, Solana, Hannah, and Ella.