Recuerdo de Amor

Recuerdo de Amor (International title: Memories of Love) is a Philippine daytime drama crime series which aired on ABS-CBN's Dramathon sa Hapon afternoon block on May 14, 2001, to January 10, 2003, replacing Marinella and was replaced by Altagracia. It starred Carmina Villarroel and Diether Ocampo in their respective roles.[1]

Recuerdo de Amor
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Created byABS-CBN Corporation
Written byHenry Quitain
Reggie Amigo
Dindo Perez
Directed byF.M. Reyes
Jerome Pobocan
Trina Dayrit
StarringCarmina Villarroel
Diether Ocampo
Theme music composerHomer Flores (music)
Annabelle Regalado, Cory Vidanes, Lenlen Bravo, Maru Benitez and Cathy Perez (lyrics)
Opening theme"Recuerdo de Amor" by Jessa Zaragoza
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageFilipino
No. of episodes433
Executive producerLourdes M. De Guzman
EditorsSonny De Jesus
Roy Francia
Running time15-30 minutes
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture formatNTSC
Original releaseMay 14, 2001 (2001-05-14) –
January 10, 2003 (2003-01-10)

The TV series was delayed on May 14 to 15, 2001, and ended on its original end date worldwide on TFC because ABS-CBN broadcast the election coverage that day. The series also nominated Isabel Rivas for Best Actress in a Drama Series by the PMPC in 2002 alongside actress Pinky De Leon, who was also part of the series. The series was known to use fast-paced TV filmography in its 45-minute premiere of its pilot episode. It was also known for getting outstanding reviews throughout its run to Filipino viewers who have The Filipino Channel internationally because of its memorable storyline and visual effects similar to a U.S. soap opera.

The series was also Pinky de Leon's penultimate TV series before she decided to retire from TV and film work (her final series was Forever in My Heart, which was broadcast by ABS-CBN's rival, GMA Network). The afternoon series was also competing with dramas such as Pangako Sa ’Yo and GMA Network's soap opera Kung Mawawala Ka, which premiered in April 2002.

This series was streaming on Jeepney TV YouTube Channel.[2]


Recuerdo de Amor is an acclaimed afternoon television drama that chronicles on the complicated lives of Luisa (Carmina Villaroel) and Paulo (Diether Ocampo) the story begins during the eerie years before adolescence Josefina and Antonio are happily in love raising their children Antonio succumbs to the dying obsession of Greta Villafuerte (Isabel Rivas) a cunning woman who has a web of self-destruction her love for Antonio succumbs to indeed have Antonio to have an affair with Greta, Josefina in the other hand must suffer the tragic fate of her love for Antonio and for the sake of her children. Greta on the other hand succeeds at plans of winning all hope to have Josefina taken out of her plans Paulo grows up with Greta and Antonio as lackluster pretty boy while Luisa is a young servant to the household as she grows up she and Paulo are back in each other's arms 15 years later. Luisa suffers at the hands of the Villafuertes. Greta who knows the real identity of Luisa wants to get rid of Luisa from the scene. Meanwhile, Greta's son Monching a happy go lucky guy was obsessed to his ex gf Trina, Paulo's bestfriend. When Trina broke up with Monching, Monching thinks that Paulo was the reason Trina left him. Eventually Trina fell in love with Paulo while she was helping Paulo and Luisa in their wedding preparation, however days before the wedding Trina kissed Paulo that became the reason why Luisa decided not to invite Trina in their wedding. When Monching found out what Trina did he went to Trina's house and killed Valentina Romero, Trina's grandmother. Instead of Monching being imprisoned because of what he did to Valentina, it was Paulo who got accused and was sentenced to jail of killing Valentina. Years passed the truth came out, Paulo got acquitted Trina came back from the U.S., Monching was imprisoned but also got acquitted. Trina was still in love with Paulo became ruthless and evil, she did everything just to get Paulo from Luisa. She even pretended she had cancer, which eventually turned out to be true.

Cast and charactersEdit

Main castEdit

Supporting castEdit

Extended castEdit

  • Yuuki Kadooka as Young Ariel Sebastian
  • Angel Gonzales as Young Cecilia Sebastian
  • John Manalo as Young Monching Villafuerte
  • Alwyn Uytingco as teen Monching Villafuerte
  • Emman Abeleda as Young Paulo Jose Villafuerte
  • Empress Schuck as Young Luisa Arellano
  • King Alcala as Young Francis
  • Dimples Romana as Young Josephina
  • Karlyn Bayot as Young Greta
  • Jennifer Sevilla as Janice / Lourdes
  • Jhoana Marie Tan as Sheryl Villafuerte
  • Mon Confiado as Alberto
  • Bembol Roco as Ward
  • Sylvia Sanchez as Beatrice Auble
  • Gladys Reyes as Maningning Muerto / Leila
  • Niña de Sagun as Mai-Mai Arellano
  • Gilleth Sandico as Lovella
  • Cris Villanueva as Stanley Liu
  • Zoren Legaspi as Eugene Hernando
  • Andre Tiangco as Dindo
  • Meg Reyes as Rosanna "Anna" Lagman and Bianca Agoncillo
  • Moreen Guese as Roselle
  • Crispin Pineda as Reden
  • Drinnie Aguilar as Catherine Villafuerte
  • Lui Villaruz as Miloy
  • Aurora Halili as Yvette / Janice
  • Lovely Rivero as Diana
  • Rey Sagum as Domeng
  • Nico Garcia as Caloy
  • Tess Dumpit as Choleng Muerto
  • Julio Pacheco as Nonoy
  • Ricky Rivero as Jezebel
  • Rina Reyes as Elbertina
  • Liz Alindogan as Dolor Resureccion / Atty. Maris Marquez
  • Menggie Cobarrubias as Atty. Montinola
  • Odette Khan as Nena
  • Jennifer Illustre as Teresa Agoncillo
  • Connie Chua as Tiyang Arcadia
  • Gerald Madrid as Lance Velez
  • Justin Cuyugan as Samuel
  • Eloy de Guzman as Wally
  • Mia Guterrez as Fake Dolor
  • Froilan Sales as Elias
  • Joe Gruta as Berto
  • Alex Del Rosario as Dave
  • Mari as Gerry
  • Nicole Yabut as Yvonne
  • Raquel Monteza as Mrs. Ilustre

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "ABS-CBN's Recuerdo de Amor [a new teleserye] of Diether OCampo — Showbiz - TV".
  2. ^ "Recuerdo de Amor Full Episodes". YouTube.

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