Claudia Zobel was only 19 when she died in a car accident Thelma Maloloy-on who was from Mandaue was brought to the Makati Medical Center on February 10 1984 after her Mitsubish Colt flipped and hit another car. She was with three relatives and was going home at 4:30 am coming fom a nightspot.
Her first picture was Shame. Initially it was banned by the censors board but later allowed to be shown with cuts. She was under contract with Regal Films.
Friends and acquaintances of the actress said she had been depressed the past few days over her breakup with her boyfriend, a certain “Jeffrey.”
Brocka took her for a plum guest role in the movie Brocka was making that time for Cannes, Kapit sa Patalim.