Celia Rodriguez

Cecilia Rodriguez (born June 21, 1938) is a multi-awarded Filipina actress. She appeared in more than 130 movies and television shows. She won four FAMAS Awards in the films Kulay Dugo ang Gabi, The Passionate Strangers, Lilet and Magnifico. She also received an award for Best Supporting Actress in the Metro Manila Film Festival for the movie Bulaklak sa City Jail.

Celia Rodriguez
Born
Cecilia Rodriguez

(1938-06-21) June 21, 1938 (age 82)
Years active1958–present
Awards1964 Best Actress

Early lifeEdit

Rodriguez was born on June 21, 1938 in Irosin, Sorsogon, Commonwealth of the Philippines.

CareerEdit

Rodriguez joined the movie industry in the late 1950s, appearing in Sa Ngalan ng Espada (1958) and Shirley, My Darling (1958). She performed in movies such as Lilet, released in 1971, Super Gee (1973), Kampanerang Kuba (1974) and Mrs. Eva Fonda, 16 (1976). Other film credits include Zoom, Zoom Superman (1973), Ang Boyfriend Kong Baduy (1975), Elektrika, Kasi Eh (1976), Star (1979), Katorse (1980), Anak (1981), Angkinin Mo Ako (1983), Ang Boyfriend Kong Kano (1983), Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin (1984), Room 69 (1984) and Bulaklak ng City Jail (1984). She was known as the campy Valentina in Darna movies.

She was included in the GMA Network TV sitcom Who's Your Daddy Now? (2007) and the romantic-comedy series I Heart You, Pare! (2011) starring Dingdong Dantes and Regine Velasquez.

Awards and nominationsEdit

FAMAS (Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards)
Year Nominated work Category Result
2004 Magnifico Best Supporting Actress Won
1984 Ang Boyfriend kong Kano Nominated
1972 Lilet Best Actress Won
1967 The Passionate Strangers Best Supporting Actress Won
1965 Blood Is The Color Of Night Won
Gawad Urian
Year Nominated work Category Result
2005 Magnifico Best Supporting Actress Nominated
1985 Bulaklak sa City Jail Nominated
Luna Awards
Year Nominated work Category Result
2007 Ligalig Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Metro Manila Film Festival
Year Nominated work Category Result
2006 Magnifico Best Actress Nominated
1984 Bulaklak sa City Jail Best Supporting Actress Won

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network
1995 Familia Zaragoza Doña Elvira ABS-CBN
1998 Halik sa Apoy Doña Tuding GMA Network
1999 Rio Del Mar Candida
May Bukas Pa Conchita Suarez IBC
2001 Biglang Sibol, Bayang Impasibol GMA Network
2002 Bituin Doña Virginia Gaston ABS-CBN
2005 Ganda ng Lola Ko Laura Q
Daisy Siete: Ang Pitong Maria Doña Asuncion Santiago GMA Network
Mars Ravelo's Darna Braguda
2006 Noel Q
Atlantika Doña Segunda GMA Network
Makita Ka Lang Muli Olympia Van Helden
2007 Mga Mata ni Anghelita Leticia Manresa / Rasfelina
Who's Your Daddy Now? Mamu Candy
2009 Mars Ravelo's Darna Perfecta
All About Eve Doña Concepcion Gonzales
Ang Babaeng Hinugot sa Aking Tadyang Madam Laurena Alcaraz
2010 Sine Novela: Basahang Ginto Doña Marina Vergara
2011 Spooky Nights: Snow White Lady & the Seven Ghosts Basya
I Heart You, Pare! Marita Castillo
Iglot Lola Idang Salvador
2012 Coffee Prince Mamita Ochoa
Broken Vow Doña Ofelia "Amorcita" Rastro
2013 Home Sweet Home Madame Pandora
Magkano Ba ang Pag-ibig? Doña Hilaria Marianna Vda. Buenaventura
Genesis Doña Gregoria Dimaano
2014 Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real Doña Amelia Montealegre-Real
Hiram na Alaala Doña Cassandra
Rhodora X Doña Clarance Sanchez-Barrinuevo
2015 2½ Daddies Mommy Vi TV5
Beautiful Strangers Doña Carmela Valdez-Castillo GMA Network
2015–2016 Kalyeserye Doña Celia Rodriguez viuda de Ungasis
Because of You Madam Feliza Salcedo
2017–2018 Haplos Bettina "Lola Biring / Inang" Alonzo
2020 Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday Zenaida Agpangan

MoviesEdit

Year Title Role Film Company
1981 Bakit Ba Ganyan? Mrs. del Oro
1980 Angela Markado Rona
Four-Seasons Films International, Inc.
Katorse Doña Margarita Arkanghel
Aguila Margo Cepeda
Bancom Audiovision
1978 Bomba Star Estrella Montana
  • Sa Ngalan ng Espada (1958)
  • Shirley, My Darling (1958)
  • Hong Kong Honeymoon (1960)
  • Konsiyerto ng Kamatayan (1961)
  • Lagalag (1964)
  • Hong Kong 999 (1965)
  • Wanted: Johnny L (1966)
  • Lilet (1971)
  • Zoom, Zoom, Superman! (1973)
  • Huwag Tularan: Pito ang Asawa Ko (1974)
  • Lulubog Lilitaw sa Ilalim ng Tulay (1975)
  • Mga Rosas sa Putikan (1976)
  • Maligno (1977)
  • Bomba Star (1978) as Estrella Montana
  • Roberta (1979)
  • Angela Markado (1980) as Rona
  • Katorse (1980) - as Donya Margarita Arkanghel
  • Aguila (1980)
  • Kapitan Kidlat (1981)
  • Diary of Cristina Gaston (1982)
  • Palengke Queen (1982)
  • Mother Dear (1982)
  • Angkinin Mo Ako (1983)
  • Bulaklak sa City Jail (1984)
  • Bagets (1984)
  • Sanay (1985)
  • Tukso Layuan Mo Ako 2 (1996)
  • Ikaw Pala ang Mahal Ko (1997)
  • Lihim Ni Madonna (1997)
  • Kahit Saan ... Kung Puwede (1998)
  • Bullet (1999)
  • Magnifico (2003)
  • Naglalayag (2004)
  • Ligalig (2006)
  • Fuchsia (2009)
  • Tarot (2009)
  • I'll Be There (2010) - as Madam Conching Collins
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll 13 (2011)
  • My Kontrabida Girl (2012)
  • Thy Womb (2012)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Movie Celebrities Then and Now: CELIA RODRIGUEZ". July 19, 2008.

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