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Gina Pareño

Gina Pareño is a Filipina actress born in Tondo, Manila.  Her career began as an extra in several films throughout the 1960s, before starring in numerous roles with the Philippine film production company Sampaguita Pictures.  In 2006, she gained international recognition for her role in Kubrador (The Bet Collector) wherein she won the Best Actress award at the Osian's Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema and at the Brussels International Independent Film Festival. Pareño also won the Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress as an outspoken and brash mother in the movie Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo and then later on received accolades for the same film and category in the FAMAS Awards as well as the Film Academy of the Philippines Awards in that same year. Pareño and co-actress Jaclyn Jose were cited in the 61st Cannes Film Festival in 2008 for their performance in Brillante Mendoza's Serbis. The film earned several recognitions including a Best Actress award for Pareño at the 6th Pacific Meridian International Film Festival and an Asian Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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Dec 17, 1949 In Tondo, Manila, Philippines
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Dugo ng Vampira 1969-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Tililing 2021-03-05
Known For
Poster of BFF: Best Friends Forever
Poster of Mula Noon Hanggang Ngayon
Poster of Second Chances
Poster of World of Awe and Dread
Movie Tililing 2021-03-05
Movie Unforgettable Lola Olive 2019-10-23
Movie Wander Bra old Wander Bra 2018-09-12
Movie Heaven's Waiting Mona Lisa "Lisang" Valdez 2018-10-21
Movie Alfredo S. Lim: The Untold Story Fred's Mother 2013-02-27
Movie The Reunion Aling Nena 2012-08-15
Movie Of All the Things Mommy Susie 2012-09-26
Movie D' Kilabots Pogi Brothers Weh?!? Sophia Kilabot 2012-11-28
Movie One More Try Unknown 2012-12-25
Movie The Adventures of Pureza - Queen Of The Riles Mother Baby 2011-07-13
Series My Binondo Girl Unknown 2011-08-22
Movie Working Girls Nimfa Cajanding 2010-04-21
Movie Dalaw Olga 2010-12-25
Movie BFF: Best Friends Forever Lola 2009-05-13
Movie Love on Line (LOL) 2009-08-19
Movie Baseco Bakal Boys Lola Salvia 2009-07-19
Movie Ploning Intang 2008-04-30
Movie Service Nanay Flor 2008-06-24
Movie Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo Belita 2007-12-24
Movie Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo Belita 2006-12-25
Movie The Bet Collector Amy 2006-01-11
Movie Bridal Shower Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie Masikip sa Dibdib: The Boobita Rose Story Unknown 2004-04-15
Movie Otso Otso Pamela-mela Wan Nurse Tessie 2004-03-17
Movie Till There Was You Lagring Boborol 2003-04-30
Series Basta't Kasama Kita Unknown 2003-05-31
Movie Booba Lola Belle 2001-01-24
Movie Kiss Mo 'Ko Tita Ampy 1999-10-27
Movie Hey Babe! Madame Lola 1999-08-25
Movie Dito Sa Puso Ko Mother of Ligaya 1999-11-10
Movie Pagdating Ng Panahon 1998-05-11
Movie Labs Kita...Okey Ka Lang? Cora 1998-08-12
Movie Hiling Manang Gracia 1998-12-18
Movie One Question, One Answer 1997-01-01
Movie Child of darkness Lola Pura 1997-05-07
Movie Kiliti Unknown 1997-02-09
Movie Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin? Carmen 1997-08-13
Movie Ipaglaban Mo: The Movie II Loleng (episode 2) 1997-11-05
Movie Where the Heart Is Elena 1997-12-25
Movie Sariwa Christie 1996-01-01
Movie Madonna and Child Unknown 1996-01-25
Movie Mula Noon Hanggang Ngayon Rose 1996-05-29
Movie Radio Romance Ched Cordero 1996-02-14
Movie Magic Temple Telang Bayawak 1996-12-25
Movie Nena Unknown 1995-01-01
Movie Pare Ko Isabel 1995-01-11
Movie Mangarap Ka Lucita 1995-11-22
Movie Second Chances Lita 1995-08-09
Movie Fatima Buen Story 1994-07-27
Movie Ging Gang Gooly Giddiyap: I Love You Daddy 1994-10-20
Movie Anak ni Baby Ama 1990-09-26
Movie God Is Still Asleep Patria Ramirez 1988-09-22
Movie Halimaw Mommy 1986-12-24
Movie Working Boys Gina 1985-02-07
Movie Sa Totoo Lang! Purita 1985-03-21
Movie Working Girls Nimfa 1984-06-07
Movie Bukas Luluhod Ang Mga Tala Fidela Rios 1984-07-10
Movie World of Awe and Dread Cristina 1974-05-17
Movie Dugo ng Vampira Unknown 1969-01-01
Movie Darna and the Planetman Darna 1969-01-18