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Lolita Rodriguez

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Occupation  Actress
Name  Lolita Rodriguez
Ex-spouse  Eddie Arenas
Years active  1953–2005
Role  Actress
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Full Name  Dolores Marquez Clark
Born  January 29, 1935 (age 80) (1935-01-29) Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippine Islands
Parents  William Charles Clark, Carmen Marquez
Movies  Weighed But Found Wanting, Whore of a Mother, Three - Two - One, Tubog sa Ginto, Mother - Sister - Daughter
Similar People  Lino Brocka, Eddie Arenas, Mario O'Hara

Lolita Rodriguez, Pinay Veteran Actress, Dies

Lolita Rodriguez (born January 29, 1935) is a multi-awarded actress in the Philippines. She was paired with Eddie Arenas in Gilda (1956), in which she won her first FAMAS Award for Best Actress.


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In 1953, at the age of 18, she entered the movies. Her first movie was in Sampaguita Pictures Ating Pag-ibig (1953) starring Tita Duran and Pancho Magalona, followed by Apat Na Taga (1953), Cofradia (1953), Mr. Kasintahan (1953), Sabungera (1954), Pilya (1954) with Gloria Romero and Ric Rodrigo, Jack And Jill (1955) with Dolphy and Rogelio dela Rosa, Binibining Kalog (1955) with Ramon Revilla, Tanikalang Apoy (1955) with Paraluman, Kanto Girl (1956) with Oscar Moreno, and Alipin Ng Palad (1959) with Luis Gonzales.

She also appeared in action films including Tarhata (1957), Kilabot Sa Makiling (1959), Kapitan Lolita Limbas (1961) with Greg Martin, Eddie Garcia, Lito Legaspi and Josephine Estrada, and Diegong Tabak (1962).

After Sampaguita, she continued her work in cinema whenever a good role beckoned. At the 1968 Manila Film Festival, she was the Best Actress awardee for Kasalanan Kaya?, and also at the 1971 Catholic Mass Media Awards for Stardoom. Her most enduring achievement was starring in Lino Brocka's 1974 drama, Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang.

In 1979, she performed stage play Larawan playing Candida, at Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA). She appeared in more than 85 movies in drama, comedy and action.

Personal life

She is daughter of an American, William Charles Clark and a Filipino mother, Carmen Maiquez. She was born in Majayjay, Laguna. She married, and later divorced Eddie Arenas, also from Sampaguita Pictures. They have 3 children: Maria Dolores (Birdie), Eduardo Jr. (Bogey), and Maria Carmen (Par). All three are married with families of their own. The singer, Radha, is Bogey's oldest daughter. Lolita and her children migrated to the US in 1977 to be with her mother and siblings. She is now enjoying retirement, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Selected filmography

  • Cofradia (1953)
  • Apat Na Taga (1953)
  • Tres Muskiteras (1954)
  • Sabungera (1954)
  • Batas Ng Alipin (1955)
  • Kanto Girl (1956)
  • Sino Ang May Sala (1957)
  • Kundiman Ng Puso (1958)
  • Pitong Pagsisisi (1959)
  • Tatlong Patak Ng Luha (1960)
  • Wen Manang (1961)
  • The Big Broadcast (1962)
  • Trudis Liit (1963)
  • Sa Bilis Walang Kaparis (1964)
  • Sa Kuko Ng Lawin (1964)
  • Kay Tagal Ng Umaga (1965)
  • Saan Ka Man Naroroon? (1966)
  • Kapag Puso'y Sinugatan (1967)
  • Donata (1968)
  • Ikaw (1969)
  • Tubog sa Ginto (1971)
  • Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang (1974)
  • Mortal (1976)
  • Ina, Kapatid, Anak (1979)
  • Ina Ka ng Anak Mo (1979)
  • Paradise Inn (1985)
  • Lucia (1992)
  • Ang Anak ni Brocka (2005)
  • References

    Lolita Rodriguez Wikipedia

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