Gina Alajar

Regina Alatiit, professionally known as Gina Alajar (born June 28, 1959), is a FAMAS and Gaward Urian Award winning Filipino film and television actress and television director.

Gina Alajar
Born
Regina Alatiit

(1959-06-28) June 28, 1959 (age 61)
Tondo, Manila, Philippines
Years active1968–present
AwardsFAMAS Award – Best Supporting Actress
1997 Malunay, Sa Pusod ng Paraiso
1991 Biktima

Gawad Urian Award – Best Supporting Actress
1991 Biktima
1997 Malunay: Sa Pusod ng Paraiso
Gawad Urian Award – Best Actress
1981 Brutal
1982 Salome
1983 Moral
1986 Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim

– Best Supporting Actress
2011 Amaya

CareerEdit

Since appearing as a child actress in the early 1970s, Alana has been a critically acclaimed actress. She has appeared in films such as Playgirl, Bayan Ko, Brutal, Salome, Mulanay, and has collaborated with directors such as Lino Brocka, Ishmael Bernal, Maryo J. de los Reyes, Chito S. Roño, Gil Portes, Marilou Diaz-Abaya, her directorial work has been enhanced in the 2000s in television work for GMA Network dramas.

During 1997-2009 she has been seen mostly in television soap operas on GMA and in 2009-2010 she was seen in ABS-CBN dramas such as Kambal Sa Uma and 2010's Habang May Buhay. In 2012, she received more massive acclaim for the TV series Hiram na Puso, a comeback feat in her TV career on GMA Network.

In 2016, she came back to television in the fantasy afternoon drama Magkaibang Mundo as a main antagonist.

In 2018, she stars in the daytime drama Hindi Ko Kayang Iwan Ka as an antagonist-protagonist role of Adelaida "Adel" Angeles.

Personal lifeEdit

  • She was part of Dulaang UP
  • She has three sons with Michael de Mesa, from whom she is separated: Ryan, Geoff and AJ Eigenmann.
  • Her paternal grandfather was of Chinese descent.[1]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

  • Dark Is the Night (2017)
  • The Reunion (2012) Joanne
  • Guni-Guni (2012) Mrs. Arevalo
  • Fuchsia (2009) Nena
  • Mano Po 5: Gua Ai Di (I Love You) (2006)
  • Batad sa Paang Palay (2006)
  • Mainit Na Tubig (2006)
  • Lovestruck (2005)
  • Pinoy/Blonde (2005)
  • Sanib (2003)
  • Mano Po (2002) Gina Go
  • Ang Agimat, Anting-anting ni Lolo (2002) - Clarita
  • Singsing ni Lola (2002) - Esper
  • Small Voices (2002) - Chayong
  • Bahay ni Lola (2001)
  • The Debut (2000) - Gina Mercado
  • Sa Piling ng Mga Aswang (1999) - Lola Munda
  • José Rizal (1998) - Saturnina Rizal
  • Mother Ignacia – Ang Uliran (1998) - Mother Ignacia (younger years)
  • Tatlo... Magkasalo (1998)
  • Frats (1997) - Oning
  • Mulanay: Sa Pusod ng Paraiso (1996)
  • Dead or Alive: Arrest the King of Carnappers (1996)
  • Ipaglaban Mo: The Movie (1996)
  • Victim No. 1 Delia Maga: Jesus Pray For Us A Massacre in Singapore (1995) - Delia Maga
  • Teenage Mama (1993)
  • The Wild Cowboys (1992) - Regina Smith
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll IV (1992) - Puri (segment "Ang Madre")
  • Lucia (1992)
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll III (1991) - Rowena (segment "Ate")
  • Biktima (1991)
  • Emma Salazar Case (1991)
  • Kailan Ka Magiging Akin? (1991) - Shirley
  • Andrea, Paano Ba ang Maging Isang Ina? (1990)
  • Fight for Us (1989) - Esper
  • Babaing Hampaslupa (1988) - Desiree
  • Birds of Prey (1988)
  • Hiwaga sa Balete Drive (1988)
  • Tatlong Ina, Isang Anak (1987)
  • Hindi Mo Ako Kayang Tapakan (1986) .... Josephine
  • Ano ang Kulay ng Mukha ng Diyos? (1985)
  • Bayan ko: My Own Country (1985) - Luz
  • Bulaklak ng City Jail (1984) - Juliet
  • Condemned (1984)
  • Sister Stella L. (1984)
  • Kaya Kong Abuting ang Langit (1984) - Nancy
  • Pieta, Ikalawang Aklat (1984)
  • Bukas... May Pangarap (1984) - Mering
  • Ganti (1983)
  • Caged Fury (1983) - Nguyet
  • Moral (1982)
  • Brother Ben (1982) - Lina
  • Wild (1981)
  • High School Scandal (1981)
  • Ako ang Hari (1981)
  • Playgirl (1981)
  • Salome (1981) - Salome
  • Caught in the Act (1981) - Rowena
  • Brutal (1980) - Cynthia
  • City After Dark (1980)
  • Anak ng Maton (1979)
  • Diborsyada (1979) - Gina
  • Boy Pana (Terror ng Maynila '63) (1978)
  • Malayo Man, Malapit Din (1977)
  • Mahiwagang Kris (1977)
  • Big J (1975)
  • Cofradia (1973)
  • Zoom, Zoom, Superman! (1973)
  • My Little Brown Girl (1972)
  • Mag-inang Ulila (1971)
  • Wanted: Perfect Mother (1970)
  • Mga Anghel Na Walang Langit (1970)
  • Si Darna at ang Planetman (1969) .... Narda
  • Pinagbuklod ng Langit (1969)
  • Donata (1968) .... Donata
  • Kaibigan Kong Sto. Niño (1967) .... Oreng

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network
2018 Sirkus Lola Waya GMA Network
Hindi Ko Kayang Iwan Ka Doña Adelaida "Adele" Angeles
2017 Alaala: A Martial Law Special Sara Ilagan
Magpakailanman Co-lead role
D' Originals Maricar Santiago-Santos
2016 Magkaibang Mundo Noreen Sandoval-Perez
2012 Magpakailanman: "The Mirriam Castillo Story" Mirriam Castillo
Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break Herself/Mentor
Luna Blanca Linda De Jesus
Hiram na Puso Zeny Banaag
Valiente Iluminada "Luming" Soledad- Valiente TV5
2011 Amaya Dian Lamitan GMA Network
Machete Elena
2010 Sine Novela: Trudis Liit Lollipop "Lolly" Toledo-Ferrer
Habang May Buhay Rose Alcantara-Caparas [2] ABS-CBN
StarStruck (season 5) Herself/Mentor GMA Network
2009 Sana Ngayong Pasko Felicidad "Fely" Dionisio
SRO Cinemaserye Presents: Carenderia Queen Waray
Kambal sa Uma Celeste Miranda-Ledesma ABS-CBN
2008 Sine Novela: Una Kang Naging Akin Luisa Yumul GMA Network
Joaquin Bordado Doctora Regina
2007 Asian Treasures Elvira
Sine Novela: Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig Metring Velez
Sine Novela: Sinasamba Kita Corazon
2006 Majika Adana
Noel ---
2005 Vietnam Rose Amanda Hernandez ABS-CBN
2004 Magpakailanman: "The Jennylyn Mercado Story" Thelma GMA Network
2001 Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin Lilian Delos Santos
1997 Mula sa Puso Elena ABS-CBN
1994 Bisperas ng Kasaysayan RPN
1993 GMA Telecine Specials GMA Network
1992 De Buena Pamilya RPN
1992 Cebu
1988 Evelio Alyssa GMA Network
1980/1996 Lovingly Yours, Helen

As a TV directorEdit

Year Programs Note Network
2019 Prima Donnas Director GMA Network
2018 Onanay Director
2017 Pinulot Ka Lang sa Lupa Director
2015-2016 The Half Sisters Director
2015 Let the Love Begin Director
2014-2015 Yagit Director
2014 Eat Bulaga! Lenten Special: Kulungan Kanlungan Director
2013-2014 Villa Quintana Director
2013 Anna KareNina Director
Unforgettable Director
2012 Temptation of Wife 2nd Unit Director
Magdalena Director
Luna Blanca 2nd Unit Director
2011 Machete Director
2010/2012 Tween Hearts Director
2006 Kung Mamahalin Mo Lang Ako Director
2005 Tahanan: Eat Bulaga Special Director
2003 Narito Ang Puso Ko Director
Hawak Ko Ang Langit Director
1999 Kirara, Ano Ang Kulay ng Pag-ibig? Director
Del Tierro Director
  • Film/s:
    • 2007: Angels (Angel's of Mine - GMA Films
    • 2007: Shake Rattle and Roll 9:Christmas Tree
    • 2009: Shake Rattle and Roll 11:"Diablo
    • 1992: Shake Rattle and Roll 4: Madre
    • 1991: Shake Rattle and Roll 3:Ate

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Tempo Archived 2013-10-19 at the Wayback Machine. Tempo.com.ph (2011-09-30). Retrieved on 2012-01-25.
  2. ^ Habang May Buhay/Rose Alcantara. ABS-CBN.com (2011-04-15). Retrieved on 2011-07-03.

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