Filipino Actresses

Roxanne Guinoo

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Roxanne Guinoo: Sexiness, Charm, and Talent Combined

There’s more to looks than meets the eye. The same can be said for the beautiful
and sensual Roxanne Guinoo.

Roxanne Guinoo grew up in Rosario, Cavite. She was born on February 14, 1986,
to Ana Bosch and Bernardo Guinoo. She was living a simple life back there, finishing
her elementary studies in Saint Joseph College and high school in Atheneum Amcan
School. In 2003, she took up her Psychology studies in De La Salle University
in Dasmariñas, Cavite.

Roxanne is known to be the youngest among 4 girls. Because of this, she was
often under strict disciplinary measures implemented by her parents as well
as her older sisters. She wasn’t allowed to go out for dates or to travel
alone. Moreover, all her phone calls were properly screened. All these, though,
didn’t stop her in pursuing her life-long dream: to become an actress.

Rhian Ramos

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There’s definitely such a thing as serendipity, especially when your talent
will tell you that you’re cut out for something. That’s how Rhian Ramos
found herself into the limelight.



Rhian Denise Ramos Howell was of Welsh-Filipino descent who was born in Makati
City on October 3, 1990. Her father, Gareth, is a Welsh who worked in a manufacturing
company in Thailand. Her mother, on the other hand, is Clara Ramos, a Bicolana.

Rhian always knew the she wanted to perform, even if she was still young. She
loved to entertain her family during special gatherings. It was also her knack
for singing and acting that prompted her to audition for a role in a school
play, while she was still in De La Salle Zobel, where she finished her elementary
education.

When she was 15, Rhian tried her luck in modeling. Her determination didn’t
prove to be in vain, though, because she landed a very important role in a McDonald’s
commercial. So striking was her personality that Annette Gozon, a movie producer,
really tried to reach her and convinced Rhian to try her luck in show business.

Rosanna Roces

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No other Filipino actress has donned the controversy cloak quite like Rosanna
Roces. Her life off screen is perhaps just as dramatic and colorful as her on
screen portrayals in more than 30 movies and TV shows.



Controversy has dogged Rosanna’s career from the start. She was after all
the queen of titillating films predominant in the 1990s. Seiko Films introduced
her to the masses as Ana Maceda in movies like Nagbabagang Labi, Kirot 2, Di Mapigil
Ang Init, and Machete 2.

But it was her decision to move on to bigger and more complex but no less daring
roles that made the public pay attention to the performances of a certain Rosanna
Roces. Under Reyna Films, Rosanna brought to life morally gray characters that
grabbed the attention not only of the viewers but also those of critics.

The 1997 critically acclaimed Carlos Siguion-Reyna film Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo
Sa Akin gave Rosanna her first Gawad Urian Best Actress nomination. The following
year, she was again nominated in the same category for her lead role in Curacha:
Ang Babaeng Walang Pahinga.

Ruffa Gutierrez

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She has been declared as one of the most beautiful women in the Philippines. She
has acted in television and movies in more occasions than people would ever care
to count. She has been through controversy and duress, yet she still stands proud
and tall as a woman who has seen almost everything there is to be seen in the
Philippine showbiz industry.



Ruffa Gutierrez is a Filipino actress, former beauty queen, and model who won
the title of Binibining Pilipinas World in 1993 and was the Second Princess in
Miss World 1993. She was born as Sharmaine Ruffa Rama Gutierrez on June 24, 1974,
in Manila, Philippines, to Eddie Gutierrez, a very popular mestizo actor in the
1960s, and former actress, Annabelle Rama. She is the oldest among three children,
others being identical twin brothers, Raymond and Richard, who are both actors
as well.

Pauleen Luna

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Pauleen Luna was born on November 10, 1988 in Manila. At a very young, this Bulakeña
beauty got inlove with acting and is hopeful to be in show business someday showcasing
her craft. With no two front teeth, she bravely joined “Little Miss Philippines”,
a beauty contest from a noontime show “Eat…Bulaga!” Pauleen was
eliminated immediately after the first elimination round. She also joined another
TV contest for kids “Princess Asia” It was not really yet the time for
her star to shine; she lose again.

Pauleen The Dreamer

Her hopes did not die down and her passion relives even after a serious blow
on her effort. A few years later, she auditioned once again to try her luck
and finally the door was opened for Pauleen. In 2002, she was introduced as
a member of Start Circle Batch 11 by ABS-CBN. In her two years of staying as
a talent of the said network, Pauleen realized that her career is showing no
clear path. She felt as being disregard particularly after she got involved
in a love triangle with the two of ABS-CBN’s bankable young celebrities,
Diether Ocampo and Kristine Hermosa . Pauleen was courted by Diether but never
had a relationship with him. She was only 14 years old when this thing happened.

Pokwang

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The last thing you’ll ever think of Pokwang is a dramatic queen, but the
truth is she can be what she wants to be. Perhaps you can attribute it toBiography



The last thing you’ll ever think of Pokwang is a dramatic queen, but the
truth is she can be what she wants to be. Perhaps you can attribute it to her
versatility and zest for life. It seems like she’s definitely born to entertain.




Born Marietta Subong, Pokwang has earned starred in numerous films and TV shows
in just a span of 3 years. But then again, everything wasn’t bed of roses
for her. For one, her life is a definite opposite of her moniker, which means
laughter. For one, she needs to work doubly hard for her family, considering that
there are 11 other siblings depending on their parents. It doesn’t make matters
any more comfortable when his father was a well-known drunkard.

Because of extreme poverty, she forced herself to get out of the country and
eventually worked in Japan to be an entertainer. It was during her years of
stay there when she met her first boyfriend named Hideyo, who later became the
father of his son.

Nida Blanca

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Dorothy Jones (January 6, 1936–November 7, 2001), or more popularly known
by her stage name Nida Blanca, was a Filipino actress. She has starred in over
163 movies and 14 TV shows and has received over 16 awards for movies and 6 awards
for television during her 50-year film career.

She was stabbed to death in a parking lot in Manila on November 7, 2001. Her
gruesome murder remains unresolved to this day.

Biography

Born Dorothy Jones to a US soldier father and a Filipina mother, she appeared
in her first film at age 14. Nida was screen tested on October 6, 1950 by LVN
Pictures where she reigned as queen for more than a decade, doing mostly comedies
opposite the late Nestor de Villa. In the movies, she has played everything
from a guy-punching tomboy to a nun. She also starred in the hit TV comedy series
John En Marsha where she played the wife who sticks by her poor husband despite
her rich mother's constant harping.

Nora Aunor

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Nora Aunor (born Nora Cabaltera Villamayor on May 21, 1953 in Iriga, Camarines
Sur) is a multi-awarded Filipino actress, singer and producer. Aunor had several
leading-role performances in stage plays, television shows, and concerts. She
is also known as the Philippine one and only "SUPERSTAR". Considered
by people masses, critics and contemporaries as the Philippine cinema greatest
thespian and major icon of the century. She is also the only actress included
in the prestigious "Centennial Honor for the Arts" given by the Cultural
Center of the Philippines (1999). Aunor’s rise to stardom is phenomenal,
the young water vendor by the railroad has emerged into the country’s most
sought-after movie superstar.

In Philippine Cinema as An Actress

Since the late 1960s, Nora Aunor starred in more than 170 films, with the majority
becoming box-office hits. She reaped three international best actress trophies,
numerous local acting awards, and several industry citations.

Nadine Samonte

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Name: Nadine Burgos Eidloth

Nickname: Nadz

Birthdate: March 2, 1988

Birthplace: Rosenhein, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Height: 5'6"

Weight: 105lbs

Schools Attended: Alpha Angelicum Academy

Nicole Hernandez

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Age:
22 (2004) High School: Paref Woodrose (Alabang)

School: De La Salle University

Course: Psychology and Business Management (Double Major)

- Nicole endorsed Secret, Pond's, Kotex, Addict Mobile, Astring-o-sol, and
Bayo among others

- Nicole has a younger sister

- Nicole is a Dean's Lister at DLSU

- She began modeling at the age of 13

- When she was in High School, she would have to show all the clothes that she
would be wearing (in an advertisement) to the school administration for approval

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