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Gloria Romero (actress)

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Full Name  Gloria Galla
Years active  1952–present
Role  Actress
Parents  Pedro Galla, Mary Borrego
Occupation  Actress
Name  Gloria Romero
Children  Maritess Gutierrez
Siblings  Tito Galla
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Born  December 16, 1933 (age 82) (1933-12-16) Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Spouse  Juancho Gutierrez (m. 1960–2005)
Movies  Dalagang Ilocana, A Change of Heart, Magnifico, Just One Summer, Bahay Ni Lola
Similar People  Juancho Gutierrez, Susan Roces, Eddie Garcia, Johnny Delgado, Joel Torre

Gloria Romero (born Gloria Galla on December 16, 1933) is a Filipino actress appearing in film and television. Her career spans 60 years and includes award winning performances in the films Tanging Yaman (FAMAS Best Actress 2001), Nagbabagang Luha (FAMAS Best Supporting Actress 1989) and 1955's Dalagang Ilocana. She is the first recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the MTRCB (Movies and Television Review and Classification Board).

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Personal life

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Born as Gloria Galla to a Filipino father, Pedro Galla, and an American mother, Mary Borrego, she attended school in Mabini, Pangasinan. Her brother was also an actor, Tito Galla.

Gloria Galla married Juancho Gutierrez after they met during a movie; they had one child, a daughter, Maritess.

Career in film acting

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Her very first movie as an extra was Ang Bahay sa Lumang Gulod under Premiere Productions. Then, she transferred to Sampaguita Pictures and she was introduced by her uncle, Nario Rosales, who was Chief Editor of Sampaguita Studios. in Sampaguita Pictures. She was given a role as the daughter of real-life couple Cesar Ramirez and Alicia Vergel, in Madame X (1952), and producers introduced her with a stage name "Gloria Romero". Romero got her first lead role in Monghita (1952) opposite Oscar Moreno. Romero received her first major acting award in Filipino Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) as Best Actress for her role in Dalagang Ilocana (1954).

In the year 2000 she starred in Tanging Yaman as the matriarch who is suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Television career

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After a long run as a movie star she also appeared on TV. She is cast in the television sitcom Palibhasa Lalaki as the drunkard Tita Minerva, and other sitcom such as "Richard Loves Lucy" and "Ok Fine! Whatever" as Lola Barbie. She also appeared in Sa dulo ng walang Hanggan as Lola Carmela, Familia Zaragoza as Donya Amparo Zaragoza, and Sanay wala nang Wakas as Donya Valeria Valencia (DVV).

On April 4, 2008, she was cast with Eddie Garcia in an episode for the drama anthology Maalaala Mo Kaya and received a nomination for the role. She appeared on the primetime drama series, May Bukas Pa, in which she played "Aling Soledad". Romero guested in the shows 30th chapter ("Greed").

Birthday TV special

In December 2008, ABS-CBN broadcast a tribute to her 75th birthday in ASAP, with guests including Dolphy, Susan Roces, German Moreno, Roderick Paulate, Gina Pareno, Christopher De Leon, Lorna Tolentino, Tirso Cruz III, Ricky Davao, Cherry Pie Picache, Pepito Rodriguez and others.

Transfer to GMA Network

On February 11, 2011, Romero transferred to GMA Network after being with ABS-CBN for at least 15 years. She will star in her first teledrama on GMA titled Munting Heredera (previously titled Cassandra).

Honors and recognitions

She received a star in a Philippine walk of fame located at Eastwood City in Libis.

In 2007, she was included in Yes! magazines 100 Most Beautiful Stars in the category "Staying Power" and the magazines 100 Most Beautiful Stars for 2009 issue in the category "The Venerable".

In 2005, she was one of the 31 women awarded with PAMA-AS Gintong Bai Award at Malacanan Palace, by president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

She become the first recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the 1st MTRCB (Movies and Television Review and Classification Board)Award held September 4, 2009, in Gateway Cinema in Quezon City.

On October 18, 2009, at the 57th FAMAS, she was awarded the Huwarang Bituin ng FAMAS Award (FAMAS' Model Movie Star), for her durability as a movie personality.

She was honored as a "Gawad Parangal sa mga Ginintuang Bituin ng Pelikulang Pilipino" at La Consolacion College, Manila on March 15, 2010, in celebration of the National Women's Month.

On the 8th Golden Screen Awards held last April 2, 2011, Romero was awarded and named one of the 13 "Movie Icons of Our Time". Mother Lily Monteverde of Regal Entertainment presented the Movie Icons of Our Time plaque to her.

Filmography

In 59 years in the industry, Romero made nearly 200 films and TV shows for different studios and networks, including Sampaguita Pictures, LVN, Lea Production, Regal Films, GMA Films, and Star Cinema as well as Independent films.

Movies

  • Dahil may isang ikaw (1999)
  • Maldita (1999)
  • Laging naroon ka (1997)
  • DoReMi (1997)
  • Takot ako sa darling ko (1997)
  • Rubberman (1996)
  • Ang misis kong hoodlum (1996)
  • Rollerboys (1995)
  • Araw-araw, gabi-gabi (1995)
  • Ikaw pa, mahal kita (1995)
  • Sana dalawa ang puso ko (1995)
  • Forever (1994)
  • Sana'y laging magkapiling (1994)
  • Pulis patola (1993)
  • Ayaw ko ng mangarap (1993)
  • Kadenang bulaklak (1993)
  • Bakit labis kitang mahal (1992)
  • Alabang Girls (1992)
  • Kislap sa dilim (1991)
  • Dinampot ka lang sa putik (1991)
  • Joey Boy Munti, 15 anyos ka sa Muntilupa (1991)
  • Kapag langit ang humatol (1990)
  • I Have 3 Eggs (1990)
  • Tayo na sa dilim (1990)
  • Kahit isumpa mo ako (1990)
  • Atorni Agaton: Abogadong de kampanilya (1990)
  • Bakit ikaw pa rin? (1990)
  • My Other Woman (1990)
  • Oras-oras, araw-araw (1989)
  • Huwag kang hahalik sa diablo (1989)
  • Si Aida, si Lorna, o si Fe (1989)
  • Bilangin mo ang bituin sa langit (1989)
  • Impaktita (1989)
  • Sandakot na bala (1988)
  • Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (1988)
  • Nagbabagang luha (1988)
  • Lord, bakit ako pa? (1988)
  • Nasaan ka inay (1988)
  • Once Upon a Time (1987)
  • AlAbok sa ulap (1987)
  • Saan nagtatago ang pag-ibig? (1987)
  • Payaso (1986)
  • Inday bote (1985)
  • Miguelito: Batang rebelde (1985)
  • Hindi nahahati ang langit (1985)
  • Kay dali ng kahapon, ang bagal ng bukas (1985)
  • Mga kwento ni Lola Basyang (1985)
  • Bulaklak sa City Jail (1984)
  • Condemned (1984)
  • Anak ni Waray vs Anak ni Biday (1984)
  • Teenage Marriage (1984)
  • Dear Mama (1984)
  • Kung mahawi man ang ulap (1984)
  • Sinner or Saint (1984)
  • To Mama with Love (1983)
  • Mother Dear (1982)
  • Kasal (1980)
  • Nasa lupa ang langit at imperyno (1978)
  • Makahiya at Talahib (1976)
  • Daigdig ng lagim (1976)
  • Karugtong ang kahapon (1975)
  • Nino Valiente (1975)
  • Happy Days Are Here Again (1975/I)
  • Shazam boom (1974)
  • Lipad, Darna, lipad! (1973)
  • Pepeng Agimat (1973)
  • Fight Batman Fight! (1973)
  • Anak ng aswang (1973)
  • Nardong Putik (1972)
  • My Blue Hawaii (1972)
  • Just Married, Do Not Disturb (1972)
  • Lumuha pati mga anghel (1971)
  • Pagdating sa dulo (1971)
  • Daluyong! (1971)
  • Robina (1971)
  • Haydee (1970)
  • For You, Mama
  • Paula (1969)
  • Patria adorada (Dugo ng bayani) (1969)
  • Pinagbuklod ng langit (1969)
  • De colores (1968)
  • Liku-likong landas (1968)
  • Kamatayan ko ang ibigin ka (1968)
  • Hinango kita sa lusak (1967)
  • Anong ganda mo! (1967)
  • Kaibigan ko'ng Sto. Nino (1967)
  • Miranda: Ang lagalag na sirena (1966)
  • 7 gabi sa Hong Kong (1966)
  • Bakit pa ako isinilang? (1966)
  • Iginuhit ng Tadhana: The Ferdinand E. Marcos Story (1965)
  • Eskuwelahang munti (1965)
  • Paano kita lilimutin (1965)
  • Alaala ng lumipas (1965)
  • Hamon sa kampeon (1965)
  • Ang rosaryo at ang tabak (1964)
  • Fighting Warays sa Ilokos (1964)
  • Jukebox Jamboree (1964)
  • Show of Shows (1964)
  • Esperanza at Caridad (1963)
  • Haliging bato (1963)
  • Dance-O-Rama (1963)
  • Sinisinta kita (1963)
  • Anak, ang iyong ina! (1963)
  • Mga anak ng Diyos (1962)
  • Tugtuging bukid (1962)
  • Hampaslupang anghel (1962)
  • Alyas Sakay (1961)
  • Apat na yugto ng buhay (1961)
  • Hani-hanimun (1961)
  • Lawiswis kawayan (1960)
  • Lupa sa lupa (1960)
  • Kahapon lamang (1959)
  • Vicky (1959)
  • Wedding Bells (1959)
  • Ikaw ang aking buhay (1959)
  • Pangarap Ko'y Sa'yo Lamang (1959) Lorraine Paredes
  • Pitong pagsisisi (1959)
  • Bakit may putik ang bulaklak (1959)
  • Kasintahan sa pangarap (1959)
  • Mga reyna ng Vicks (1958)
  • Beloved (1958)
  • Mga kuwento ni Lola Basyang (1958)
  • Alaalang banal (1958)
  • Eternally (1957)
  • Hong Kong Holiday (1957)
  • Colegiala (1957)
  • Sino ang maysala (1957)
  • Miss Tilapia (1956)
  • Vacacionista (1956)
  • Pagdating ng takipslim (1956)
  • Teresa (1956)
  • Hootsy kootsy (1955)
  • Mariposa (1955)
  • Artista (1955)
  • Bim, Bam, Bum (1955)
  • Kurdapya (1955)
  • Despatsadora (1955)
  • Hindi basta basta (1955)
  • Pilya (1954)
  • Musikong Bumbong (1954)
  • Anak sa panalangin (1954)
  • Ang biyenang Hindi tumatawa (1954)
  • Dalagang Ilocana (1954)
  • Cofradia (1953)
  • Mister Kasintahan (1953)
  • Apat na taga (1953)
  • Recuerdo (1953)
  • May umaga pang darating(1953)
  • Palasig (1952)
  • Madam X (1952)
  • Tulisanag Pugot (1951)
  • Bernardo Carpio (1952)
  • Ang Lumang Bahay sa Gulod (1949)
  • Awards

    TV Awards

  • 1988 PMPC Star Award for Best Comedy Actress-(Palibhasa Lalake),Winner
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • 2001 Cinemanila International Film Festival
  • 2009 MTRCB Awards
  • 2010 Pasado Awards
  • 2011 Movie Icons of Our Time Award
  • 2012 PMPC Ading Fernando Lifetime Achievement Award
  • References

    Gloria Romero (actress) Wikipedia


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