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Rebecca Lusterio (born 3 December 1989) is a Filipino occasional actress. She win Gawad Urian and FAMAS award.

Rebecca Lusterio
Bikay1.jpg
Born3 December 1989 (1989-12-03) (age 29)
Panglao, Bohol, Philippines[1]
Other namesBikay
OccupationActress and Student
Parent(s)Verano and Helen Lusterio
AwardsBest Child Actress and Best Supporting Actress

BiographyEdit

Rebeca Lusterio or Bikay for short, made an abrupt transition to show business when was cast in the movie Muro-Ami in 1999.[2] For her role, she was hailed as the Philippines best child actress by the FAMAS and STARS Awards.[3]

She had some TV appearances in Manila but decided to home to Bohol to continue her studies at the San Agustin Academy (Panglao) in Panglao.[4]

Five years after, she was wowed viewers with her role in the Visayan movie Panaghoy sa Suba (The Call of the River),[5] a romantic film shot in Bohol with Visayan dialogues with English subtitles, during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II.

In 2004 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), she was the Best Supporting Actress Award.[6]

Bikay is the fourth among five children of a poor couple. Her father, Verano, is a fisherman; while her mother, Helen, makes souvenir items out of seashells which she and Rebecca sell at the Alona Beach (Panglao). Bikay and her family temporarily stayed in a P600 rented house in Tawala, also in Panglao. They left Balicasag for greener pastures.

In 2004, the Colegio de San Juan de Letran offered a full-scholarship to Bikay. She is now a 4th year Masscom student. Bikay commutes from Bacoor (Cavite) to the Letran campus in Intramuros during school days.[7]

Bikay finally got her degree in AB Communication Arts 27 April 2010 as a scholar of Colegio de San Juan de Letran Manila.

Today, Bikay is married to a Danish national and currently living in Denmark.

Awards and achievementsEdit

Lusterio won five awards and one nomination.

AwardsEdit

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2005 Gawad Urian Awards Best Supporting Actress
(Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktres)
Panaghoy sa Suba
(The Call of the River)
Nominated
2004 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Supporting Actress[8] Won
2000 FAMAS Award Best Child Actress Muro Ami Won
Star Awards for Movies Star Award Child Performer of the Year Won
New Movie Actress of the Year Won
1999 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Child Performer[9] Won

FactsEdit

  • She appeared in a musical video prepared by the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation headed by SK National President Jane Censoria Cajes. The musical video pays tribute to the young Boholano achievers in the Bohol Youth Week on 26 May 2008.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role
2006 Ligalig Rowena
2004 Panaghoy sa Suba Bikay
1999 Muro Ami Kalbo

TV appearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Balicasag Island Philippines - Balicasag Island-". Globosapiens.net. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Muro-ami". IMDb.com. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Muro Ami". 27 October 2009. Archived from the original on 27 October 2009. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 August 2007. Retrieved 9 February 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Movie Reviews". The New York Times. 18 April 2019. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 October 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 April 2007. Retrieved 9 February 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2004". IMDB. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  9. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1999". IMDB. Retrieved 9 April 2014.