best actress (philippine movies)

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Vilma Santos
Actress, In My Life
Rosa Vilma Santos started as a child actress at the age of 9 in Trudis liit. The same movie that gave her first FAMAS best child actress award. She was married to Eduardo Manzano, with whom she has a son named Luis Philip. The birth of her son gave more success to her movie career; the reason why she calls him "Lucky"...
Nida Blanca
Dorothy Acueza Jones was born Jan 6 1936, the only child of Inocencia Acueza and American national John William Jones II. She finished high school at the Adamson University and took up Pre-law at the University of Sto Tomas (UST). She has a daughter, Kay Torres, by estranged husband Victorino Torres...
Gloria Romero
Gloria Galla was born in 1933 in Denver Colorado, to a hardworking Filipino, Pedro Galla, and an American woman, Mary Borrego. Her elementary education was spent in Mabini Elementary School and she graduated from Riverview High School in Mabini, Pangasinan. She married actor Juancho Gutierrez after they met during a movie...
Anita Linda
Actress, Tayong dalawa
Anita Linda was born Alice Buenaflor Lake in Pasay City, Manila, Philippines. Her parents were James Lake, an American mining engineer, and Gorgonia Buenaflor of Iloilo. She married actor Fred Cortes, with whom she has a son, actor Fred Cortes Jr.. She attended Polo Elementary School and graduated from Good Shepherd Convent High School...
Nora Aunor
Actress, Little Nanay
She was born Nora Villamayor to a large and poor family in Iriga City, Camarines Sur. At the age of five, she was selling water at the railroad station. The family lived in a nipa house with only one gasera to provide light, and sometimes Nora went to school barefoot. But then, tinseltown beckoned. She began to make movies...
Gina Alajar
Actress, Amaya
Regina Alatiit was born as the eldest child, on June 28, 1959, to Bernardino Alatiit of Roxas City and Angelica Liguid of Cavite. She attended elementary school at the P. Burgos Elementary School and, after high school, took a one-year course on Tourism and Travel at the Centro Escolar University. She...
Gina Pareño
Actress, Tayong dalawa
Geraldine Acthley was born in 1950 to Patricia Dory Ocura of Bacolod, a ticket taker at the Mayfair Theater in Avenida, Manila, and to Bouffard Acthley, a German-American who didn't stay long after Geraldine's birth. Geraldine grew up in the rough neighborhood of Gagalangin, Tondo, accompanying her mother to work...
Amy Austria
Esmeralda Tuazon was the second to the eldest among six children born in 1961 to an impoverished family. She helped the family by selling chewing gum. She studied at the Rajah Soliman High School. She was introduced to the producer Baby Martinez of MBM Productions through a common friend. She was then cast in Bitayin Si Baby Ama (1976)...
Irma Adlawan
Actress, Amaya
Lorna Tolentino
Lorna's parents were Eloisa Perez and Amado Aluquin. Her birth name was Lorna Perez Aluquin. She attended the elementary grades at St Anthony School where she also finished high school She took up a Bachelor of Arts course at St Paul College in Quezon City, and also at the University of Sto Tomas and Maryknoll College...