Antoinette Taus

Antoinette Cherish Flores Taus (born August 30, 1981), known professionally as Antoinette Taus, is a Filipino-American[A] television/movie/theater actress, singer, host and commercial model. Taus formerly worked as an exclusive talent of ABS-CBN from 1992 to 1996 and GMA Network from 1996 to 2004. She is the older sister of former child star now currently a DJ and TV Host, Tom Taus. Antoinette Taus was known for some of the roles she portrayed like as Anna Karenina "Anna" Serrano in Anna Karenina and as Bianca de Jesus in T.G.I.S. which she was first paired with Dingdong Dantes. Aside from singing and acting, she was one of the hosts for the Philippine coverage of BBC Millennium Celebration 2000 Today, which was broadcast over 67 countries around the world. She spent ten years living in Los Angeles.[4] She recently has returned to the Philippines to resume her career there.[5] Aside from her showbiz stints, she is actively part of the humanitarian work and serves as an advocate in various campaigns about Climate change and Mental Health.

Antoinette Taus
Born
Antoinette Cherish Flores Taus

(1981-08-30) August 30, 1981 (age 38)[1]
Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines
NationalityFilipino, American
Other namesAntoinette, Toni
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationPolitical science
Alma materAteneo de Manila University
OccupationActress, model, singer, host, humanitarian, SDGs advocate[2]
Years active1992–2006
2014–present
Known forAnna Karenina Serrano (Anna Karenina)
Bianca de Jesus (T.G.I.S.)
Height5 ft 0 in (152 cm)[3]
WebsiteOfficial FB Page

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role(s) Type of Role Network
2020 Amazing Earth[6] Herself Guest GMA Network
2019 Where To Next?[7] Herself Host CNN Philippines
2017 Eat Bulaga! Herself Jackpot en Poy player GMA Network
Karelasyon: Selos Emma Episode guest
2016 FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Maggie Padua Guest appearance ABS-CBN
The Wives of House No. 2 Maria Main role Sari-Sari Channel[8]
Ipaglaban Mo! Vicky Episode guest ABS-CBN
Wattpad: Hiling TV5
Tubig at Langis Nancy Agoncillo† Special participation ABS-CBN
2015 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Picture Cheche Episode guest
Bridges of Love Camille Panlilio Supporting role
2014 The Singing Bee Herself Contestant
2014–present Especially For You VJ Hostess Viva TV
2011 The Sing-Off Herself Contestant NBC
2008 Dear Friend Audrey Episode guest GMA Network
2004 Kakabakaba Episode guest
2001–2002 Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga Rosemarie Madrigal Main role / Antagonist
2001 Larawan Presents: Antoinette Taus Herself Lead role
2001–2002 Anna Karenina Victoria "Bekbek" / Anna Karolina Monteclaro Main role / Antagonist
2000 Tago Ka Na! Jude Main role
Munting Anghel Florence Lead role
1999–2000 2000 Today: Philippines Broadcast Herself Co-hostess / Performer
2000–2001 Click Allie Extended role
1999–2000 GMA Love Stories Various roles/Herself Recurring role/Host
1997–2004 SOP Herself Co-hostess / Performer
1997–1999 T.G.I.S. Bianca de Jesus Main role
1996–2000 Anna Karenina Anna Karenina "Anna" Serrano Monteclaro Lead role
1995–1996 ASAP Herself Co-hostess / Performer ABS-CBN
1993–1996 Oki Doki Doc Tonette Supporting role
1992–1996 Ang TV Herself Main cast

FilmsEdit

Films
Year Title Role Film Production
1993 Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo Alice Regal Films[9]
1994 Greggy en' Boogie: Sakyan mo na lang, Anna
Hindi Pa Tapos Ang Labada, Darling Tonette Star Cinema
1995 Patayin sa Sindak si Barbara Karen
1997 Hanggang Ngayon Ika'y Minamahal Neo Films
1998 I'm Sorry, My Love Ria Viva Films
1999 Honey, My Love, So Sweet Jenny
Kiss Mo 'Ko Clarisse Mallari
2001 Tabi Tabi po Cathy (segment "Engkantada") FLT Films International
Carta alas... Huwag ka nang humirit Andy
2016 Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin Señorita Avila (segment "Asawa Ni Marie") Viva Films
2016 Every Room is a Planet Dra.Cara Malay Javier

TheatreEdit

  • The Wizard of Oz
  • I Ought to be in Pictures
  • Les Misérables (as Gavroche)
  • The Little Mermaid at the Ayala Center (2003)[10]
  • Grease The Musical (as Betty Rizzo, 2014)[11]
  • Bituing Walang Ninging The Musical (as Lavinia Arguelles, 2015)[12]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumEdit

Year Album Label Certification
1997 First Voice Viva Records[13] PARI Gold

SingleEdit

Year Song Album
2000 Give Thanks Servant of All (Under Viva Records)
2002 Mamacita, Donde Esta Santa Claus Give Love On Christmas Day (Under Viva Records)[14]
Nag-iisang Ikaw VIVA Greats Sing Saturno Hits (Under Viva Records)[15]

PhilanthropyEdit

Aside from her stints on television, she is currently active on advocating Sustainable Development Goals, and Mental Health in the Philippines. She founded an organization named CORA (Communities Organized for Resourced Allocation) that aims to help the need especially the poor, and to raise awareness and take actions against environmental problems like global warming and climate change.)[16] On September 26, 2019, Antoinette Taus was hailed as National Goodwill Ambassador for the Philippines by UN Environment Programme to continually promote sustainability and environmental protection.[17]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ She has dual citizenship, US and Filipino.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Antoinette Taus' 22nd Birthday Celebration at SOP (2003)". Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "LOOK: Antoinette Taus named UN environment goodwill ambassador". ABS-CBN News.
  3. ^ "TGIS PROFILES: ANTOINETTE". tgisaturday.tripod.com.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 9, 2013. Retrieved November 9, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Corporation, ABS-CBN. "SEARCH | PUSH.COM.PH: Your ultimate showbiz hub!". push.abs-cbn.com.
  6. ^ "Amazing Earth: Dingdong Dantes interviews Antoinette Taus about her humanitarian work".
  7. ^ "CNN Philippines:Where To Next? Benguet". CNN Philippines.
  8. ^ "The Wives of House No. 2 – Sari Sari Original Series – Teaser" – via YouTube.
  9. ^ Antoinette-Taus.Net (Retrieved from web.archive.org
  10. ^ "Antoinette Taus ONLINE". June 11, 2004. Archived from the original on June 11, 2004.
  11. ^ "'Grease The Musical' is back in Manila". Philippine Daily Inquirer. October 4, 2013.
  12. ^ "Manila Standard Today: Antoinette Taus & Epi Quizon join Bituing Walang Ningning The Musical".
  13. ^ Antoinette Taus Music Retrieved from Web.Archive.Org
  14. ^ "Give Love On Christmas Day Album under VIVA Records".
  15. ^ "Viva Greats Sing Saturno Hits by Various Artists" – via music.apple.com.
  16. ^ "Student leaders urged to engage in volunteerism". Philippine Information Agency – via pia.gov.ph.
  17. ^ "Antoinette Taus named UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador" – via unenvironment.org/.

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