Vangie Labalan was born as Maria Cristina Labalan. She is known for her work on Imortal (2010), Katas ng Saudi (2007) and Himala (1982).
For now, she is a widow, a mother of four and a grandmother of eight. Three children - Marlon, April and Tangerine - are now based in Australia and most often, she spends Christmases with her youngest son, Carlo and two grandsons who have decided to remain in Manila.
June 2011, she is observing her 39th year in show business. Her showbiz life started in Bacolod in 1962 and ended in the Big City where she produced radio and TV commercials, acted on stage and film and got to work with Lino Brocka, Ishmael Bernal and Marilou Diaz-Abaya, among others.