Eula Valdez

Julia "Eula" Amorsolo Valdez (born December 11, 1968) is a Filipina actress, best known for her role as Amor Powers in the original version of Pangako Sa ’Yo (2000) and as Janice in the Bagets film series (1984).

Eula Valdez
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Born
Julia Amorsolo Valdez

(1968-12-11) December 11, 1968 (age 51)
OccupationActress
Years active1983–present
Spouse(s)Richard Litonjua
ChildrenMiguel Valdez
Juliana Garcia Valdes Litonjua

Early lifeEdit

Eula Valdez was born at Singian Clinic (later became Singian Hospital) on December 11, 1968 in San Miguel, Manila to Estanislao Fermin Valdes (March 28, 1920 in Gapan, Nueva Ecija - March 24, 1988)[2] and Gracia Jorge Amorsolo (November 24, 1927 in Binondo, Manila - February 5, 2004 in Las Piñas).[3][1][4] Her maternal grandfather was Filipino painter Fernando Amorsolo.

CareerEdit

PopularityEdit

Valdez became part of the series Marinella starring Camille Prats, Shaina Magdayao and Serena Dalrymple but she gained more popularity during her portrayal as "Amor de Jesus-Powers" in the ABS-CBN television series Pangako Sa ’Yo in 2000 starring Kristine Hermosa, Jericho Rosales and Jean Garcia. In 2003, she was cast as Mira B. Cordero in the drama series Darating ang Umaga created by Jose Javier Reyes, but the series garnered low ratings. In 2005 she joined Pablo S. Gomez's Kampanerang Kuba playing Lourdes Saavedra.

In 2007 she starred in the TV series Maria Flordeluna, and after the ending of the series she did a follow-up series on ABS-CBN's rival network titled Kamandag aired on GMA Network starring Richard Gutierrez. Since then she became part of GMA Network's female lead actress and starred in multiple series such All About Eve, the short-lived Saturday paranormal series E.S.P. and LaLola. In 2009, she went back to ABS-CBN to do the primetime hit series The Wedding, then in 2010 The Last Prince and the afternoon series Koreana. In 2011, Eula was part of the remake of Mula Sa Puso as her comeback project to ABS-CBN where she played Selina Matias (originally portrayed by Princess Punzalan based on the 1997 primetime drama series of the same name). On the 20th anniversary of MMK, she is the most featured actress with the most episodes (32 episodes, as of 2014) and she was hailed "MMK Queen". In 2012, as her comeback as a contract artist she plays Olivia La Peña-San Juan on the film remake turned TV series Mundo Man ay Magunaw which was originally portrayed by Susan Roces and will be Black Lily at the book two of Walang Hanggan.

In 2015, PEP.com reported that Valdez would return to GMA Network to join the television series The Half Sisters.

In 2017, she switched back to ABS-CBN.

AwardsEdit

  • 1998 - Highly Commended in Asian TV Awards in Singapore (MMK: Talaarawan)
  • 2001 - Star Awards Best Actress in a Drama Series (Pangako Sa ’Yo)
  • 2002 - Jose Rizal Award of Excellence Top Enterntainer Award as Best Actress (Pangako Sa ’Yo)
  • 2003 - Asian TV Awards Best Actress Nomination
  • 2003 - Asian TV Awards Best Actress in Singapore (MMK: Karinderia)
  • 2006 - Aliw Awards Best Actress in a musical (ZsaZsa Zaturnnah)
  • 2011 - Broadway World Philippines Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Nine)
  • 2015 - Young Critics Circle Best Performance (Dagitab)
  • 2015 - Gawad Urian Best Actress (Dagitab)
  • 2017 - Gawad Tanglaw Best Actress (Neomanila)

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Source
1991 Ready, Get Set Go! Herself - Host
1991–2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya Various roles
1995 Familia Zaragoza Nimfa
1996–1997 Lyra Gina Monteverde
1998–1999 Halik sa Apoy Delia
1999–2000 Marinella Barbara "Bebeng" Garuccho de Guzman
1997–1999 Mula sa Puso Criselda Pereira [5]
2000–2002 Pangako Sa 'Yo Amor De Jesus-Powers / Amor De Jesus-Buenavista [6]
2003–2004 Darating ang Umaga Mira Banal-Cordero
2005 Kampanerang Kuba Lourdes Saavedra-De Vega
2005–06 Makuha Ka sa Tikim Herself - Co-host
2006 Star Circle Quest Herself - Quest Juror
2007 Maria Flordeluna Josephine "Jo" Espero-Alicante
2007 Mga Mata ni Anghelita Bernice
2007–2008 Kamandag Alicia
2008–2009 LaLola Susanna Fuentebella-Lobregat
2009 All About Eve Alma Bautista-Gonzales
2009 The Wedding Audrey De Meñes
2010 The Last Prince Adela
2010–2011 Koreana Violeta Jung/Salcedo
2011 Mula sa Puso Selina Pereira-Matias
2011 Ikaw ay Pag-Ibig Ms. Castro
2011 Protégé: The Battle For The Big Break Herself - Judge
2012 Mundo Man ay Magunaw Olivia "Olive" San Juan-La Peña [7][8][9]
2012 Walang Hanggan Jean "Black Lily" Bonifacio / Jane Bonifacio-Montenegro
2012–2013 A Beautiful Affair Carlotta Pierro
2013 Cassandra: Warrior Angel Larissa / Gloria Cruz
2013 Kahit Nasaan Ka Man Theresa De Chavez
2013 Magpakailanman Marissa Lopez
2014 Dyesebel Reyna Dyangga
2014 Ilustrado Teodora "Doña Lolay" Alonzo y Mercado
2014 Elemento
2014 Magpakailanman Faith
2015–2016 The Half Sisters Ysabel Zúñiga-dela Rhea y Valdicañas [10]
2015 Magpakailanman Rosalyn
2015–2016 Princess in the Palace President Leonora Clarissa "Leona" Jacinto-Gonzaga [11]
2016 Calle Siete Sheila Mabuhay-Sebastian [12]
2016–2017 Hahamakin ang Lahat Ivy Tan [13]
2017 Encantadia Hara Avria
2017–2018 The Good Son Olivia Gesmundo-Buenavidez [14]
2018 Tadhana: The Revenge Dina
2018, 2020 Kadenang Ginto Rosanna Andrada
2019 The General's Daughter Corazon De Leon
2020 Love Thy Woman Lucinda "Lucy" Wong

MoviesEdit

  • PAKI(Please Care) (2017)
  • NEOMANILA (2017) ... Irma
  • Pwera Usog (2016) ... Catalina
  • Dagitab (2014) ... Issey Tolentino
  • Born To Love You (2012) ... Sylvia
  • Rosario (2010) ... Donya Adela
  • Working Girls (2010) ... Dr. Cleo Carillo
  • Ang Manghuhula (2009)
  • Rekados (2006)
  • Nagmamahal, Kapamilya .... Louisa (2006)
  • Ina, Anak, Pamilya (2006)
  • Noon at Ngayon... Pagsasamang Kayganda (2003) .... Sylvia
  • Darating ang Umaga (2003) TV Series .... Mira Cordero
  • Di Kita Ma-reach
  • Gimik: The Reunion (1999)
  • Mula sa Puso: The Movie (1999) .... Criselda Pereira
  • Babae sa Bintana, Ang (1998)
  • Magandang Hatinggabi (1998) .... Carla
  • Pagdating ng Panahon (1998)
  • Ang Pulubi at ang Prinsesa (1997) .... Rosalie's Mom
  • Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin (1997)
  • Batang PX (1997)
  • Ikaw Pala ang Mahal Ko (1997)
  • Madrasta (1996) .... Luchi
  • Sana Maulit Muli (1995) .... Margie
  • Lagalag: The Eddie Fernandez Story (1994) .... Sara
  • Tumbasan mo ng Buhay (1993)
  • Dahil Mahal Kita (1993)
  • GMA Telecine Specials (1992)
  • Ready, Get Set, Go! (1992)
  • Barbi For President (1991)
  • Kapag Langit ang Humatol (1990) .... Nelia
  • Hindi Pahuhuli ng Buhay (1989)
  • Bala... Dapat kay Cris Cuenca, Public Enemy no. 1 (1989)
  • Rosenda (1989)
  • Buy One, Take One (1988)
  • Bukas Luluhod ang mga Tala (1984) .... Monette Estrella
  • Bagets 2 (1984) .... Janice
  • Hotshots (1984) .... Elaine
  • Bagets (1984) .... Janice

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

SinglesEdit

  • Minahal Kita (I Loved You) (2008)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "FamilySearch".
  2. ^ "Estanislao (Dandy) Valdes". Retrieved December 4, 2014.
  3. ^ "Gracia Valdes (born Amorsolo)". Retrieved December 4, 2014.
  4. ^ Gracia Amorsolo's Birth Certificate
    The right side of Gracia Amorsolo's birth certificate has been torn.
  5. ^ 'Mula Sa Puso on KChannel Archived 2011-07-07 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Pangako Sa 'Yo: Then and Now". Rappler. April 30, 2015. Retrieved April 10, 2015.
  7. ^ Eula Valdez denies breakup with boyfriend Rocky Salumbides retrieved via www.push.com.ph Dec 25, 2011
  8. ^ Mundo Man Ay Magunaw premieres Monday at 11:30am Archived January 3, 2014, at the Wayback Machine retrieved via www.abs-cbn.com Jan 30, 2012
  9. ^ ‘Mundo Man Ay Magunaw’ pilot episode wins in National TV ratings Archived January 3, 2014, at the Wayback Machine retrieved via www.abs-cbn.com February 2, 2012
  10. ^ "Bakbakang Eula Valdez at Jean Garcia, abangan sa 'The Half Sisters'". GMA Network. Retrieved October 16, 2015.
  11. ^ "Si Eula Valdez sa 'Princess in the Palace' | GMANetwork.com - Entertainment - Home of Kapuso shows and stars - Videos". GMA Network. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  12. ^ "Eula Valdez drops a hint about Princess in the Palace finale on Friday ". gmanetwork.com. GMA Network. Retrieved June 8, 2016.
  13. ^ Ruiz, Marah (September 16, 2016). "Kristoffer Martin at Joyce Ching, balik tambalan sa bagong drama". GMA Network Portal. GMA Network, Inc. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  14. ^ "Encantadia star Eula Valdes joins ABS-CBN show; will be part of Elisse Joson-McCoy De Leon teleserye". Philippine Entertainment Portal. March 22, 2017.
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved January 16, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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