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Rosemarie Sonora

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Nationality  Filipino
Role  Actress
Name  Rosemarie Sonora

Years active  1953-1987;1995
Occupation  Actress
Nieces  Grace Poe

Full Name  Rosa Maria Sonora y Levy
Born  April 14, 1948 (age 72) (1948-04-14) Bacolod City, Philippines
Spouse  Ricky Belmonte (m. 1970–1986)
Children  Sheryl Cruz, Renzo Cruz, Patrick Sonora
Siblings  Susan Roces, Teresita Sonora
Movies  Hopefully, Once More, King and Emperor
Similar People  Ricky Belmonte, Susan Roces, Sheryl Cruz, Eddie Romero, Grace Poe

Rosemarie sonora and sheryl 1986 mpg

Rosa Maria Sonora y Levy (born April 14, 1948 in Bacolod City, Philippines) is a former actress.


On the left is Grace Poe while smiling next to her is Ferdinand Marcos Sr. and on the right side is Rosemarie Sonora while smiling

Rosemarie sonora in ulilang anghel


Rosemarie Sonora smiling with Ricky Belmonte who is wearing coat, long sleeves and neck tie

She was born to an American mother of French and Jewish extraction and a Filipino father of Spanish-Chinese descent. Her sister, Susan Roces, and her daughter, Sheryl Cruz, are also actresses.

Eddie Gutierrez smiling with Susan Roces and Rosemarie Sonora smiling and standing next to Ramil Rodriguez

She was billed as Rosemarie during her first movie, "Ulilang Anghel" in the late 50s, and even during her heydays as a teen actress during the mid to late 60s. Most of her movie then were fantasy-comedy-musical flicks which were moneymakers like "Juanita Banana" (1968) and Rikkitik loves Rositik (1969) and a lot more.She became the princess of Sampaguita Pictures and one of the stars of Star 66, co-starring with Loretta Marquez, Gina Pareño, Blanca Gomez, and Shirley Moreno.

Rosemarie Sonora smiling and wearing school uniform

During the early 70s, she had her weekly drama show, entitled "Rosemarie" over ABS-CBN. She had to take a leave from showbiz when she gave birth to Wowie Cruz.

Susan Roces smiling with Grace Poe

She was once married to the late Ricky Belmonte, they separated. She later married an American and resides in California, long retired from acting.

Susan Roces with Mrs. Imelda Marcos during presidential campaign for Marcos in 1965


Rosemarie Sonora Wikipedia