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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 24 June 1974Manila, Philippines
Birth NameSharmaine Ruffa Rama Gutierrez
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ruffa Gutierrez was born on June 24, 1974 in Manila, Philippines as Sharmaine Ruffa Rama Gutierrez. She is an actress and producer, known for Kokey (2007), Girl boy bakla tomboy (2013) and Desperadas (2007). She was previously married to Yilmaz Bektas and Richard Daloia.

Spouse (2)

Yilmaz Bektas (25 March 2003 - 8 May 2007) (divorced) (2 children)
Richard Daloia (18 January 1999 - 2000) (divorced)

Trivia (13)

Daughter Lorin Gabriella Bektas born in Los Angeles on August 3, 2003 at 7:30 a.m. She weighed 7.8 pounds and measured 18 inches long at birth.
1991 & 1992 - "Teenage Box Office Queen", "Darling of the Press" and "Star of the Night".
1992 - Represented the Philippines in "Elite Model Look" held at the Plaza Hotel in New York.
It has been announced that she and Yilmaz will be expecting their second child in October 2004.
1990 - Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation's Award for "Most Promising Teenage Actress"
Her parents formed Royal Era after she won a Miss World runner-up title. The production produced her first major film, Ang pinakamagandang hayop sa balat ng lupa (1996).
Daughter of Eddie Gutierrez and actress Annabelle Rama.
Half-brothers are Tonton Gutierrez and Ramon Christopher. Sister of Elvis Gutierrez, rapper Ritchie Paul, and twins Raymond Gutierrez and Richard Gutierrez.
She founded Roof A Child Foundation Inc., for homeless children with Lily Y. Monteverde and GMA 7 president Menardo R. Jimenez among its board of trustees.
Chief Executive Officer of Intel Media Inc which runs Fashion TV Turkey. The network was gifted to her by husband, Yilmaz Bektas.
Children (with Yilmaz Bektas): Lorin Gabriella and Venice.
Favorite book: Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life by Queen Noor. It was a birthday gift by her booking agent Jun Lalin.
Happily living in Turkey with her husband and daughter Lorin. [March 2004]

Personal Quotes (4)

On her Detractors - "I hear about all these things people say about me. I think some of them are really funny. Some are tough & some of them cross the boundaries that have no taste at all. You just have to keep your chin up."
If you enjoy the fun of a good squabble, jump right in! If you value peace & tranquility-think twice about making film & TV your life!
About joining the movies: "Learn the game, appreciate the people, relax and enjoy the craziness. A sense of humor about the whole scene will keep you sane."
I won't let anything stop me from going where I need to go, from doing what I need to do. I will make my mark on the world and make it deep so it lasts...

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