Celebrated actor, writer Gunawan Maryanto passes away at 45

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Oct 07, 2021


Gunawan Maryanto, who famously portrayed missing Indonesian poet and activist Widji Thukul in a 2016 film, passed away yesterday evening. He was 45 years old.

Gunawan’s family said he died at a hospital in Yogyakarta following a cardiac arrest. The actor’s cousin, Agus Basuki, told local media outlets that Gunawan attended a meeting at Teater Garasi (Garasi Performance Institute) ⁠— a theater collective where he served as an artistic director ⁠— in Bantul regency before he was brought to the hospital.

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