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Gina Pareño

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. Already the love for acting was ... See full bio »

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Tayong dalawa
Tayong dalawa Rita Dionisio / Lola Gets
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Kung tayo'y magkakalayo Petulah Crisanto
Mara Clara
Mara Clara Lupe
My Binondo Girl
My Binondo Girl Amor Dimaguiba


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 2013 Alfredo S. Lim: The Untold Story
Fred's Mother
 2012 One More Try
 2012 D' Kilabots Pogi Brothers Weh?!?
Sophia Kilabot
 2012 Of All the Things
Mommy Susie
 2012/I The Reunion
Aling Nena
 2010/II Dalaw
 2010 Hating kapatid
Lola Amor
 2009 Bakal Boys
Lola Salvia
 2008 Ploning
 2006 Wrinkles
 2006 Kubrador
 2005 Ang lagusan
 2004 Otso-otso pamela-mela wan
Nurse Tessie
 2004 Bridal Shower
 2003 Till There Was You
Lagring Boborol
 2001 Booba
Lola Belle
 1999 Dito sa puso ko
Mother of Ligaya
 1999 Kiss mo 'ko
Tita Ampy
 1999 Hey Babe!
Madame Lola
 1998 Hiling
Manang Gracia
 1998 Pagdating ng panahon (as Ms. Gina Pareno)
 1998 Ikaw pa rin ang iibigin
Mrs. Doreen Lerma
 1997 Ipaglaban mo II: The movie
Loleng (episode 2)
 1997 Nasaan ang puso
 1997 Anak ng dilim
Lola Pura
 1997 Kiliti
 1997 Nakaw na sandali
Cora Ortega
 1996 Magic Temple
Telang Bayawak
 1996 Radio Romance
Ched Cordero
 1996 Sariwa
 1995 Nena
 1995 Mangarap ka
 1995 Sana maulit muli
 1995 Kirot 2
 1994 Fatima Buen Story
Frank (as Gin Pareño)
 1994 Pare ko
 1994 Pangako ng kahapon
 1989 First Lesson
 1986 Halimaw
Mommy (segment "Komiks")
 1985 Sa totoo lang!
 1985 Working Boys
 1984 Bukas luluhod ang mga tala
Fidela Rios
 1975 Laging umaga
 1975 Big J
 1974 Basta babae
 1974 Daigdig ng sindak at lagim
 1974 Dragon Fire
 1973 Cofradia
 1973 Zoom, Zoom, Superman!
The Ape Monster
 1973 Ukkala
 1973 Contessa
 1969/II Paula
 1968 Deborrah
 1968 Dobol Wedding
 1968 Donata
 1968 Elizabeth
 1967 Sunny
 1966 Mama!
 1966 Jamboree '66
 1965 Papa um mamaw
 1965 Mga batang turista
The Girls
 1964 Show of Shows
 1963 Sabina
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Alternate Names:

Ms. Gina Pareno | Gin Pareño | Ms. Gina Pareño

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I'm more sensitive now, especially with emotions-- I have so much to draw from. I have had so many experiences. The things that happen to you, they hurt while they're happening to you, but you can use them later on. See more »


Her firstborn, a son, was born in 1969, one year after she was given her launching movie, Mama! (1966). Gina also had two more children, a son and a daughter, Jannica, who recently tried to foray into the movies. (The eldest son passed away). See more »


Big-breasted characters are her forte, as seen in the light sex-comedy Booba (2001) and Masikip sa dibdib: The Boobita Rose Story (2004).



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