Filipino Women Film & Theater Personalities

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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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Pia Wurtzbach
(Filipino Actress, Model and Beauty Queen Who Was Crowned Miss Universe 2015)
Pia Wurtzbach
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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.

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Lea Salonga
(Singer, actress)
Lea Salonga
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Birthdate: February 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ermita, Manila, Philippines
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Vanessa Lachey
(Television personality)
Vanessa Lachey
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Birthdate: November 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
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Liza Soberano
(Actress Best Known as the Lead of the Romantic Comedy Television Series ‘Forevermore’)
Liza Soberano
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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.
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Sandara Park
(South Korean Singer & Actress)
Sandara Park
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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.

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Kathryn Bernardo
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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
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Nadine Lustre
(Actress)
Nadine Lustre
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Birthdate: October 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

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.

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Kaylani Lei
(Actress)
Kaylani Lei
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Birthdate: August 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Singapore
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Charice Pempengco
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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.

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Isabel Preysler
(Filipina Socialite, Television Host and Mother of Enrique Iglesias)
Isabel Preysler
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Birthdate: February 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Isabel Preysler is a  Filipina socialite and TV host. As a teenager, she participated in beauty pageants and worked as a model. She later started working as a journalist. An elegant woman, she is considered a fashion icon. Her first husband was Julio Iglesias, a Spanish singer.  Enrique Iglesias and Julio Iglesias Jr. are her sons.

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Maine Mendoza
(Actress, TV Host)
Maine Mendoza
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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.

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Bea Alonzo
(Actress, Singer)
Bea Alonzo
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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.

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Sarah Geronimo
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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.
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Marian Rivera
(Filipina Recording Artist, Actress, and Commercial Model)
Marian Rivera
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Birthdate: August 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

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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Angel Locsin
(Actress)
Angel Locsin
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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. 
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Neile Adams
(Filipina-American Actress, Singer and Dancer)
Neile Adams
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Birthdate: July 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

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.

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Anne Curtis
(Social star and actress who starred in the film When Love Begins with Aga Muhlach)
Anne Curtis
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Birthdate: February 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Heart Evangelista
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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.

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Kris Aquino
(Actress)
Kris Aquino
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Birthdate: February 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
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Kim Chiu
(Actress)
Kim Chiu
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Birthdate: April 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines
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Maja Salvador
(Actress, Singer)
Maja Salvador
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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.

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Andrea Brillantes
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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. 

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Julia Montes
(Filipino Actress Best Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘Mara Clara')
Julia Montes
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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.

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Kristine Hermosa
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Birthdate: September 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
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Megan Young
(Actress)
Megan Young
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Birthdate: February 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
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Regine Velasquez
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Birthdate: April 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines
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Solenn Heussaff
(One of the Official Castaways of Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown)
Solenn Heussaff
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Birthdate: July 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Makati, 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.

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Sharon Cuneta
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Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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Toni Gonzaga
(singer)
Toni Gonzaga
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Birthdate: January 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taytay, Rizal, Philippines
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Angelica Panganiban
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Birthdate: November 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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Alex Gonzaga
(Television host)
Alex Gonzaga
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Birthdate: January 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taytay, Philippines
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Kyline Alcantara
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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.

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Gabbi Garcia
(Actress)
Gabbi Garcia
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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.

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Julie Vega
(Model, Singer, Actor)
Julie Vega
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Birthdate: May 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quezon City
Died: May 6, 1985
Yassi Pressman
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Jennylyn Mercado
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Birthdate: May 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Piñas, Philippines
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Rhian Ramos
(Actress)
Rhian Ramos
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Birthdate: October 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
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Cristine Reyes
(Model, Comedian, Actor)
Cristine Reyes
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Birthdate: February 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marikina
Alodia Gosiengfiao
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Rachelle Ann Go
(Actor, Singer, Model)
Rachelle Ann Go
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Birthdate: August 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila
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Alice Dixson
(Filipino-American Actress & Former Beauty Queen)
Alice Dixson
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Birthdate: July 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.

Alice Dixson is a Filipino-American model, actress, and former beauty queen. Dixson, who represented the Philippines at the Miss International beauty pageant in 1986, became a household name the following year when she appeared in Palmolive soap TV advertisement. Alice Dixson has also won many awards as an actress including the Gawad Tanglaw Film Acting Award.

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Carla Abellana
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Birthdate: June 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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Brenda Marshall
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Birthdate: September 29, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Negros, Philippines
Died: July 30, 1992
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Andi Eigenmann
(Actress, Model)
Andi Eigenmann
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Birthdate: June 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marikina, Philippines
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Glaiza de Castro
(Actor, Singer)
Glaiza de Castro
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Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Valenzuela
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Steffiana de la Cruz
(Actress, Wife of Kevin James)
Steffiana de la Cruz
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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.

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Sarah Lahbati
(Famous for winning the "Ultimate Female Survivor" title on the Philippine reality talent competition StarStruckess and Reality star famous for winning the)
Sarah Lahbati
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Birthdate: October 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
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Julie Anne San Jose
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Birthdate: May 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
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Charo Santos-Concio
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Birthdate: October 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Calapan
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Alessandra De Rossi
(Actor, Model, Comedian)
Alessandra De Rossi
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Birthdate: July 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: England