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Gloria Sevilla (born January 31, 1932) is a Filipina film actress. Sevilla is widely regarded as the "Queen of Visayan Movies" for her contributions in Visayan-made movies in the Philippines in the 1950s and 1960s.
|Born||January 1, 1932|
Cebu City, Philippines
|Spouse(s)||Mat Ranillo Jr.|
Mat Ranillo III
Sevilla received her first FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actress in the movie Madugong Paghihiganti (1962). She won the FAMAS Award Best Actress twice for the movies - Badlis Sa Kinabuhi (1969) and Gimingaw Ako (1973).
Sevilla appeared in movies such as Dyesebel (1978), Guhit Ng Palad (1988), Matud Nila (1991), The Flor Contemplacion Story (1995), Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (2002), Lapu-lapu (2002), Bida si Mister, Bida si Misis (2002), and El Presidente (film) (2012).
Sevilla also appeared in Philippine television. During the 1970s she top billed the comedy "Ang Biyenan kong Mangkukulam" with Pancho Magalona and Chichay. She also produced and starred in the sitcom, "Mommy ko si Mayor" with children, Mat, Dandin Lilibeth and Suzette with fellow Cebuana Flora Gasser. Sevilla also lent support in dramas Be Careful With My Heart.
Her first husband was Mat Ranillo Jr., a movie actor who died in a plane crash in 1969. They had six children. She got married the second time to Amado Cortez, a movie actor and director who also served as the country's ambassador to the U.S. until his death in 2003. They had one daughter.
|2002-2003||Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay||Doña Tilda Ventaspejo||ABS-CBN|
|2003||Bida si Mister, Bida si Misis||Tiya Ina|
|2008||Komiks Presents: Kapitan Boom||Lola Gretchen|
|2009||May Bukas Pa||Milagros|
|2010||Your Song Presents: Andi - Habang Buhay||Edgar's Lola|
|2010||Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Alyna||Susana|
|2011||Wansapanataym: Joy's Toys||Lola Josie|
|2012-2014||Be Careful with my Heart||Felicidad "Manang Fe" Marcelo-Alejo|
|2013||Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw||Esther Dagohoy|
|2015||The Ryzza Mae Show||Herself/Guest||GMA Network|
|2015||Nathaniel||Rebecca "Lola Becca"||ABS-CBN|
|2015-16||Doble Kara||Yaya Anita/Manang (seasons 1-4)|
|2015||FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Purificación|
|2016||Calle Siete||Nita "Nitz" Mabuhay||GMA Network|
|2018||Asintado||Puresa "Puring" Dimasalang||ABS-CBN|
|1994||Once Upon a Time in Manila||Movie Arts Production|
|1998||Kay Tagal kang Hinintay||Manang B||Star Cinema|
|2002||Lapu-Lapu||Reyna Bauga||Calinauan Cineworks|
|2006||Pacquiao: The Movie||Nanay Parcon||Star Cinema|
|2012||El Presidente||Scenema Concept International Viva Films|
|2013||Boy Golden, Shoot to Kill: the Arturo Porcuna Story||Aling Puring||Scenema Concept International Viva Films|
|2014||M: Mother's Maiden Love|
|2015||You're My Boss||Lola||Star Cinema|
- In 1970, she was the first Filipino artist whose film merited an exhibition at the Berlin International Film Festival. The movie was Badlis Sa Kinabuhi (Destiny).
- In 1973, her film Gimingaw Ako (I Miss You) also notched a record as the first movie from the Philippines to be shown in Moscow International Film Festival in Russia.
- In 1974, she and daughter Suzette Ranillo made history as the first real-life mother and daughter to win as Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress in the FAMAS Award for the movie Gimingaw Ako (I Miss You).
Awards and nominationsEdit
- 2014 Won40th Metro_Manila_Film_Festival New Wave Best Supporting Actress:(M Mother's Maiden Name) 2014
- 2007 Won FAMAS Award Lifetime Achievement Award
- 1977 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actress Minsa'y isang Gamu-gamo (1976)
- 1976 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actress Banaue: Stairway to the Sky (1975)
- 1974 Won FAMAS Award Best Actress Gimingaw Ako (I Miss You) (1973)
- 1971 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Actress Dodong Ko (1970)
- 1970 Nominated Asia Pacific Film Festival Badlis Sa Kinabuhi (Destiny) (1969)
- 1970 Won FAMAS Award Best Actress Badlis Sa Kinabuhi (Destiny) (1969)
- 1967 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actress Ito ang Pilipino (1966)
- 1966 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actress Sapang Palay (1965)
- 1964 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Actress Kami'y Kaawaan (1963)
- 1964 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actress Tatlong Mukha Ni Pandora (1963)
- 1963 Won FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actress Madugong Paghihiganti (Bloody Revenge) (1962)
- 1955 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Actress May Bakas Ang Lumipas (1954)
- 1955 Nominated Asia Pacific Film Festival Best Actress Ifugao (1954)
- Protacio, Romy R. "Gloria Sevilla: The Queen of Visayan Movie Land". Asian Journalusa. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
- Agustin, Bhenj. "Richard 'Sir Chief' Yap Signs Up With Kapamilya". The Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
- "Gloria Sevilla". IMDB. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
- "Gloria Sevilla". IMDB. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
- "Gloria Sevilla, The Swan of Philippine Cinema". Retrieved 10 June 2015.
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