Filipino Women Film & Theater Personalities

Throughout history, there have been many Filipino women film & theater personalities who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Filipino female film & theater personalities such as Liza Soberano, Sandara Park, Nadine Lustre, Angel Locsin, Sarah Geronimo.

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 1 Pia Wurtzbach

Pia Wurtzbach.
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Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: September 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

Pia Wurtzbach is a Filipino-German beauty queen who participated in the 64th Miss Universe pageant where she was crowned Miss Universe 2015. Wurtzbach is also a model, actress, and TV personality; she had to quit her showbusiness career temporarily to participate in the beauty pageant. She is also an advocate for gender equality and works towards raising awareness of HIV.

 2 Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga.
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Famous As: Singer, actress
Birthdate: February 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ermita, Manila, Philippines
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 3 Liza Soberano

Liza Soberano.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Clara, California, United States
Filipina-American actor Liza Soberano rose to fame with the role of Maria in the series Forevermore, which had her starring with Enrique Gil. She paired up with Gil in many more projects later, such as the series Dolce Amore and the films Alone/Together and My Ex and Whys.

 4 Sandara Park

Sandara Park.
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Famous As: South Korean Singer & Actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

Famous for her baby-face and youthful skin, the South Korean singer and actress is a celebrity not just in her country, but also in the Philippines. Despite her humble beginning, Sandara Park rose to prominence as a singing sensation with a number of chart-topping songs. She also featured in television shows and movies and is considered as a trendsetter.

 5 Kaylani Lei

Kaylani Lei.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Singapore

 6 Kathryn Bernardo

Kathryn Bernardo.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cabanatuan
Kathryn Bernardo is the only Filipina actress to breac the ₱800-million mark for two movies - The Hows of Us (2018) and Hello, Love, Goodbye (2019). The latter broke all box-office records to become the highest-grossing Filipino Film of all times till date. She bagged in the Box Office Queen Award and also earned the PMPC Star Awards for Movies

 7 Vanessa Lachey

Vanessa Lachey
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: November 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
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 8 Mariel Hemingway

Mariel Hemingway.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mill Valley, California, United States
Mariel Hemingway is best known for her Academy Award- and BAFTA-nominated performance in Woody Allen's Manhattan. She also earned Golden Globe nominations for her debut in Lipstick as a teenager and for the series Civil Wars. She practices transcendental meditation and has also hosted a series of yoga videos.

 9 Nadine Lustre

Nadine Lustre.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quezon City

Nadine Lustre is a Filipina actress, music video director, and singer best known for her portrayal of Eya Rodriguez in the 2014 romantic comedy film, Diary ng Panget. One of the most decorated Filipina celebrities, Lustre has won several prestigious awards, such as the Young Critics Circle award, Asian Academy Creative Award, Myx Music Awards, and Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award.

 10 Maine Mendoza

Maine Mendoza.
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Famous As: Actress, TV Host
Birthdate: March 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Maria, Bulacan

Maine Mendoza is a Filipino television personality and actress. She is best known for playing Yaya Dub in the popular TV variety show, Eat Bulaga! Over the years, Maine Mendoza has won several awards, such as the Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress, which she won for her performance in the 2015 movie My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore.

 11 Charice Pempengco

Charice Pempengco.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cabuyao City, Laguna, Philippines

Born Charice Pempengco, Filipino singer Jake Zyrus came out as lesbian in 2013 and then as transgender later, changing his name in 2017 and going through a chest reconstruction and hormone treatment. Jake had grown up supporting his family by performing and later struck gold with the single Pyramid.

 12 Sarah Geronimo

Sarah Geronimo.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
The defining moment of Filipino popstar Sarah Geronimo’s life came when she won the singing contest Star for a Night at 14. Known for her chartbusting tracks such as Tala and Kilometro, Sarah later secretly married actor Matteo Guidicelli. She is the most-streamed Filipina on Spotify Philippines.

 13 Bea Alonzo

Bea Alonzo.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: October 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cainta, Philippines

Bea Alonzo is a Filipina model, actress, and former singer. Widely regarded as one of Asia's biggest stars,Bea Alonzo has won many prestigious awards for her skills as an actress. In 2016, she was adjudged Movie Actress of the Year at the 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Movies for playing Basha Belinda Eugenio-Gonzales in the 2015 film, A Second Chance.

 14 Marian Rivera

Marian Rivera.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid

Marian Rivera is a Spanish-Filipino model and actress. She is known for playing important roles in TV series like Marimar, Amaya, and Temptation of Wife. Apart from winning awards for her acting skills, Rivera has also been named FHM Magazine's Sexiest Woman on a couple of occasions. Also known for her philanthropic efforts, Marian Rivera often participates in fundraising campaigns.

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 15 Angel Locsin

Angel Locsin.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Maria, Philippines
Scouted by an agent at a mall, Angel Locsin began her career with the Philippine series Click and then gained recognition with Mulawin and Darna. Named to Forbes’s list of Asian Heroes of Philanthropy, she was prompt in raising funds to help COVID-19 front-liners in her country. 

 16 Neile Adams

Neile Adams.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manila

Neile Adams is a Filipino-American dancer, actress, and singer. Before establishing herself in the American entertainment industry, Adams lived in Manila where she worked as a spy as part of the Philippine resistance movement during the Second World War. She then moved to the USA, where she became a dancer and actress.

 17 Marsha Garces Williams

Marsha Garces Williams.
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: June 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Marsha Garces Williams is an American philanthropist and film producer. The ex-wife of legendary actor Robin Williams, Marsha produced many of Williams' films, such as Mrs. Doubtfire, for which she won the Golden Globe Award under the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category in 1993. She has also been involved with charitable organizations like Seacology.

 18 Anne Curtis

Anne Curtis
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 19 Kim Chiu

Kim Chiu
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines

 20 Maja Salvador

Maja Salvador.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: October 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines

Filipina actor Maja Salvador became a household name with her award-winning role in the film Thelma. The series Wildflower and The Killer Bride catapulted her to international fame. In 2018, she rekindled her romance with her long-lost boyfriend of her 20s, Rambo Nunez. She now owns a talent company.

 21 Andrea Brillantes

Andrea Brillantes.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 12, 2003
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Taytay, Rizal, Phillipines

Andrea Brillantes is a Filipina actress and recording artist best known for her leading role in the TV series Annaliza. She started acting as a child and first appeared in the children's comedy show Goin' Bulilit. As a young woman, she has acted in dramas and fantasies, portraying versatile roles. She has received one Urduja Heritage Film Award. 

 22 Kris Aquino

Kris Aquino
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

 23 Heart Evangelista

Heart Evangelista.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Heart Evangelista is a Filipina actress, TV host, singer, philanthropist, and socialite. She began working as a model and actress while still in her teens. As a young woman, she continued acting while also establishing herself as a painter. She launched the foundation 'Heart Can' to help children with special needs. She is married to politician Francis Escudero.

 24 Julia Montes

Julia Montes.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pandacan, Manila, Philippines

Julia Montes was raised by her deaf Filipina mother after her German father abandoned them. Julia began modeling at 5 and later soared to fame with series such as Mara Clara and films such as A Moment in Time. She has lately been rumored to be dating Coco Martin.

 25 Shelby Rabara

Shelby Rabara.
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Famous As: Actress, Dancer
Birthdate: October 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States

Raised by a single mother, Shelby Rabara initially wished to be a dancer and had also done cheerleading for the LA Lakers. She later gained fame as Sumi Sen from Goliath and has also voiced Peridot in the Steven Universe franchise. She is married to choreographer Harry Shum Jr.

 26 Kristine Hermosa

Kristine Hermosa
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

 27 Megan Young

Megan Young
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA

 28 Solenn Heussaff

Solenn Heussaff
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Famous As: Video Jockey
Birthdate: July 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Makati City, Philippines

Filipina-French celebrity Solenn Heussaff dons many hats, and is an actor, a designer, a singer, and a make-up artist at the same time. Known for her appearances in films such as Temptation Island and series such as Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown, she is also an animal lover and owns two tortoises.

 29 Toni Gonzaga

Toni Gonzaga
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taytay, Rizal, Philippines

 30 Regine Velasquez

Regine Velasquez
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines

 31 Kyline Alcantara

Kyline Alcantara.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 3, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Camarines Sur

Filipina actor-singer Kyline Alcantara was catapulted to fame by series such as Kambal, Karibal and Inagaw na Bituin. The teen sensation had initially gained popularity with her musical.ly clips and her YouTube videos. Her performances have also won her honors such as the Asian Acadaemy Creative Award.

 32 Angelica Panganiban

Angelica Panganiban
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 33 Gabbi Garcia

Gabbi Garcia.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Makati, Philippines

Gabbi Garcia is a Filipino recording artist and actress. Best known for her association with the GMA Network, Gabbi Garcia has played important roles in TV series, such as Encantadia and Let The Love Begin. Over the years, she has also won many prestigious awards like Urduja Heritage Film Award and Golden TV Screen Award.

 34 Alex Gonzaga

Alex Gonzaga
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: January 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philippines

 35 Julie Vega

Julie Vega
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Famous As: Model, Singer, Actor
Birthdate: May 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quezon City
Died: May 6, 1985

 36 Rachelle Ann Go

Rachelle Ann Go
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model
Birthdate: August 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila

 37 Andi Eigenmann

Andi Eigenmann
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 38 Yassi Pressman

Yassi Pressman
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 39 Sharon Cuneta

Sharon Cuneta
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 40 Cristine Reyes

Cristine Reyes
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Famous As: Model, Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: February 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marikina

 41 Jennylyn Mercado

Jennylyn Mercado
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Famous As: actress
Birthdate: May 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Piñas, Philippines

 42 Coleen Garcia

Coleen Garcia.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mandaluyong , Philippines

Coleen Garcia is a Filipino actress, host, and model. She started her career as a child, appearing in several commercials. As a teenager, she began acting in TV shows and films. She hosted the noontime variety show It's Showtime for a few years before quitting it to focus solely on acting. In 2020, she appeared in the rom-com film, Mia. 

 43 Kyla

Kyla
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tondo

 44 Georgina Wilson

Georgina Wilson
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: February 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States

 45 Charo Santos-Concio

Charo Santos-Concio
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Calapan

 46 Alice Dixson

Alice Dixson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.

 47 Rhian Ramos

Rhian Ramos
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

 48 Alodia Gosiengfiao

Alodia Gosiengfiao
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 49 Carla Abellana

Carla Abellana
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 50 Steffiana de la Cruz

Steffiana de la Cruz.
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Famous As: Actress, Wife of Kevin James
Birthdate: August 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City

Steffiana de la Cruz is a Filipino-American model and actress who achieved popularity after appearing in the popular American TV series, King of Queens. The wife of well-known American actor Kevin James, Steffiana de la Cruz is often seen accompanying her husband in public events and movie premiers.