The Filipino people have a lot to offer when it comes to the cinema industry. The talents and skills they have been known in the country and some parts of the world. Most Filipinos who have watched their movies have become their loyal fans and, up to this day, still adore their acting skills.
The greatest Filipino Actresses of all time are Vilma Santos, Nora Aunor, Judy Ann Santos, Claudine Barretto, Maricel Soriano, Jaclyn Jose, Nida Blanca, Sharon Cuneta, Lorna Tolentino and Cherry Pie Picache. The listed individuals are known for their talent in acting but there are more great Filipina actresses.
There are more great Filipino actresses in the Philippines cinema industry. All have shared their talents in acting, whereas most Filipinos were carried away by how they play their role. Watching movies and telenovelas is one of most Filipinos’ favorite hobbies, and most actresses have been part of Filipino lives. To know more about these famous Filipino actresses, continue reading.
Vilma Santos is known to be the Queenstar or Queen of Philippine movies. She is a singer, actress, T.V. host, dancer, producer, and she is currently a politician. She is also noted as the “Star for All Seasons: due to her versatility in handling various roles. She has been serving as a politician to the people of Batangas over the past years.
Nora Aunor is also known as Ate Guy. She has contributed significantly to the Philippine cinema and has been recognized as “The Grand Dame of Philippine Cinema.” She is widely known as the star of the Philippine Cinema and is regarded as the People’s National Artist. In addition to that, Nora Aunor was also recognized as one of The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service in the Field of the Arts. Nora Aunor has made more than 180 films in different genres, making her win many awards.
Judy Ann Santos
Judy Ann Santos is a famous actress, television host, and producer in Philippine cinema. Like most great actresses, Judy also has a lot of fans and supporters due to her exemplary acting skills. Judy Ann has been active in her acting career since 1986. Judy Ann started as a child actress and became one of the prominent actresses in the Philippines. She won prestigious awards like Gawad Urian for Best Actress, Metro Manila Film Festival for Best Actress, FAMAS Award for Best Actress, and many more.
As an actress, T.V. personality, excellent product endorser, and entrepreneur, Claudine Barretto made her name in the Philippine Show Business. She has been active in the Philippine Film since 1992. Claudine is called “The Optimum Star ” as she gained many recognitions for her roles in her hit television series and blockbuster movies. Claudine has won many awards such as FAMAS Award for Best Actress, Gawad Pasado Award for Best Actress, Maria Clara Award for Best Actress, and many more.
Maricel Soriano is widely known as the “The Diamond Star.” She is considered to be one of the most outstanding actresses in Philippine television. She has been active in the Philippine TV industry since 1971 and won 19 best actress awards, including Luna Award for Best Actress and FAMAS Awards Best Actress.
Jaclyn Jose or Mary Jane Santa Ana Guck in real life is one of the famous Filipina actresses. She is widely recognized for her extreme talent in acting and her love and passion for her work. Jaclyn Jose has earned international critical acclaim. Jaclyn has won many awards, including best actress and best supporting actress nominations.
Dorothy Guinto Jones is the real name of Nida Blanca. She is a Philippine actress and made a successful career in Philippine cinema in the 1950s. Nida gained more prominence in Philippine television because of her role in John en Marsha. Throughout her 50 years career as an actress, she made 163 movies and 14 television shows. She won many awards as Best Actress, Best Comedy Actress, and Best Supporting Actress.
Sharon Cuneta is a Filipina actress, singer, television host & socialite. She is known as “Megastar” and is considered one of the most successful & highest-earning individuals in the Philippine entertainment industry. She has made 60 films throughout her career, and hosted over 10 T.V. shows, and recorded over 40 albums. She has won many awards in her singing and acting career.
Lorna Tolentino is sometimes called L.T. in the Philippine Show Business. She is a Filipina actress, host, executive producer, and widow of actor Rudy Fernandez. Lorna started her career as a child star and became one of the prominent actresses in the Philippine Film Industry. Over the years, she has been nominated and won many awards, including Best Actress, Best Child Actress, and Best Supporting Actress awards. Lorna has starred in many movies and television shows, making her one of the most outstanding actresses in the Philippines.
Cherry Pie Picache
Cherry pie Pichache is one of the most notable actresses in the Philippines Films. She has starred in many television shows, movies, and independent films. She is a versatile actress since she can play diverse roles. She can play as an iconic villain in some movies and portray kind-hearted mother roles in many television series. Cherry Pie has won many awards for her acting skills.