Jo Berry (actress)

Josephine Bibit Berry, also known as Jo Berry is a Filipina actress. She is currently signed to GMA Artist Center.

Jo Berry
Born
Josephine Bibit Berry[1]
NationalityFilipino
OccupationActress
Years active2016–present
AgentGMA Artist Center (since 2016)

BiographyEdit

Berry is the youngest of four children born to parents Romilyn "Lynn" and Perry Berry Sr.[2][3] Her father is Spanish-American, and the president of the Little People's Association of the Philippines (LPAP).[3][4] Berry was born with dwarfism, same as her father and her eldest brother, while her mother and her two siblings are of average height.[5]

According to her, her ambition is to become an attorney, but she took a course in computer science during her college years. She worked in an outsourcing company prior to becoming an actress.[2]

CareerEdit

Berry started her acting career in the drama anthology series Magpakailanman, where she played the role of Lorna Fernandez. She starred in the television drama series Onanay, where she played the lead role Onay Matayog, a woman born with Achondroplasia.[1]

In 2019, she starred in the drama series The Gift.

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Television appearances of Jo Berry
Year Title Role Notes Source
2016 Magpakailanman Lorna Fernandez Episode: "My Little Wife" [6]
2018-2019 Onanay Ronalyn "Onay" Matayog-Samonte
2019 Dear Uge Madam So Very
2019 Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko Lily Episode: "Which is Witch" [7]
2019 Wish Ko Lang! Michelle
2019-2020 The Gift Strawberry "Straw" Apostol Anzures

FilmEdit

Film appearances of Jo Berry
Year Title Role Notes Source
2019 Kiko en Lala Tadhana

AccoladesEdit

Accolades received by Jo Berry
Year Work Award Category Result Source
2019 Onanay 33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Female TV Personality Nominated [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Agbayani, Susan Claire (31 August 2018). "A small person in a big role". BusinessWorld. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b Ruiz, Marah (13 September 2019). "TRIVIA: 15 interesting facts about actress Jo Berry". GMA Network. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
  3. ^ a b Celi, Letty (30 July 2018). "Kapuso hindi nagkamali ng pagpili kay Jo Berry". The Philippine Star (in Tagalog). Retrieved 30 April 2020.
  4. ^ Teicher, Jordan G. (22 May 2014). "Dreaming of a City for Manila's Little People". Slate.com. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  5. ^ Policarpio, Allan (2 August 2018). "'Onanay' puts spotlight on plight of little people". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Magpakailanman: My little wife". GMA Network. 8 May 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
  7. ^ GMA Playground (9 March 2019). "Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko: Lily, the mighty warrior". Retrieved 30 April 2020 – via YouTube.
  8. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (22 September 2019). "33rd Star Awards for Television names TV Queens; PMPC bares nominees". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2 May 2020.

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