Actress and beauty queen Chat Silayan died last night, succumbing to
ovarian colon cancer at the Saint Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City. Silayan was 46.
Chat Silayan is most remembered for her 3rd runner-up finish at the 1980 Miss Universe competition. Silayan lost to Miss USA Shawn Weatherly (who eventually, like Silayan, found a career on the silver and small screens). Silayan, daughter of late silver-screen legend Vic Silayan, now lies in state at the Sanctuario de San Antonio in Forbes Park, Makati City.
Thank you for the memories, Chat. God keep and bless you in His arms.
View Chat Silayan’s entry into the Top 10.
View Silayan’s entry into the Top 5.
View Chat Silayan’s final finish.