Rio Locsin

Rio Locsin (born October 3, 1961) was born Maria Theresa Rosario Garcia Nayve with nickname "Ogie". She is a Filipina actress and model. She is the daughter of former actress Charito Garcia. From the 1990s to the 2000s she was seen on television and in films.

Rio Locsin
Maria Theresa Rosario Garcia Nayve

(1961-10-03) October 3, 1961 (age 58)
OccupationActress, model
Years active1978–present


Locsin was launched to stardom in Regal Films' Disgrasyada (1978) which became a huge box-office hit. Since then, she was given roles which are sexy like Menor de Edad (1979), Love Affair (1979), Ina, Kapatid, Anak (1979), Rissa Jones (1979), Stepsisters (1979), Waikiki (1980), Disco Madhouse (1980), Manila by Night (1980), Unang Yakap (1980), Kambal sa Uma (1980), Kasalanan Ba (1981), among others.

She also had the privilege of transforming to Darna via the low-budgeted, poorly-directed "Bira, Darna, Bira (1979) with Romnick Sarmenta as Ding. In 1982, she essayed the role of a ghost in Haplos (1982) playing support to Vilma Santos. Other memorable roles were in movies, Salawahan (1979), Working Girls (1984), Soltero (1984), Kailan Tama ang Mali? (1985), Kapag Puso ang Sinugatan (1985) and Huwag Mo kaming Isumpa (1985).

In 1981 to 1982, she top-billed an afternoon drama show over GMA-7 entitled, Hiyas.

As a commercial model, she endorsed, "San-ing" and "Lyna" medicated products, including Bax jeans during the late 70s until early 80s.

She attended Siena College in Quezon City.

Personal lifeEdit

She married Al Tantay, but they separated after a few years. She remarried to a former basketball player turned Evangelical Christian pastor, Padim Israel. She has three daughters.



Year Title(s) Role(s) Type of Role(s) Network
2019 Kargo Lola Tere Main role iWant
2019–present Home Sweetie Home: Extra Sweet Tita Oya Main role ABS-CBN
2018 Ngayon at Kailanman Rosa Mapendo
Bagani Dandan Supporting role
2017 My Dear Heart Lucing Magdangal-Estanislao
2016 Dolce Amore Pilita "Taps" Ibarra
2015 My Faithful Husband Carmen Fernandez GMA Network
Flordeliza Imelda Maristela Guest appearance ABS-CBN
Wansapanataym: My Kung Fu Chinito Malu Calasiao Episode guest
2014 My Destiny Amalia Special participation role GMA Network
Ikaw Lamang Guadalupe "Lupe" Roque-Dela Cruz Supporting role ABS-CBN
The Legal Wife Eloisa Santiago
2013 Kahit Nasaan Ka Man Pauline's mother Guest appearance GMA Network
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Medalya Carlos' mother Episode guest ABS-CBN
2012 Magpakailanman:The Glaiza de Castro Story Glaiza's mother GMA Network
Magpakailanman: The Zendee Rose Story Jinky Tenerefe
Temptation of Wife Minda Santos Supporting role
Makapiling Kang Muli Mara Silvestre-Valencia
My Beloved Lily Guest appearance
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gayuma Alicia Episode guest ABS-CBN
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Passbook Anita
Rod Santiago's The Sisters Socorro Santiago Extended role / Antagonist TV5
Pablo S. Gomez's Machete Divina Lucero Supporting role / Antagonist GMA Network
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Silbato Azon Episode guest ABS-CBN
Grazilda Matilda Supporting role / Antagonist / Protagonist GMA Network
Claudine: Bingit Ng Kaligayahan Elija Episode guest
Maalaala Mo Kaya: School Building Belinda Cruz ABS-CBN
Habang May Buhay Cora Alcantara Supporting role
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Lubid Jerome's Mother Episode guest
Kambal sa Uma Milagros Perea Supporting role
Komiks Presents: Flash Bomba Rhodora Legazpi Episode guest
2008 Sineserye Presents: Maligno Selya Cortez Guest appearance
2007 Pangarap na Bituin Lena Ramirez Main role / Antagonist
Margarita Adora Trinidad Main role
Boys Nxt Door Nanay Myrna Extended role GMA Network
2006 Crazy for You Melba Supporting role ABS-CBN
Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Virgie Episode guest
Gulong ng Palad Caridad "Idad" Santos Supporting role
2004 Mangarap Ka Jacqueline Catacutan Carter Supporting role / Antagonist
2003 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Unan Dr. Perla Postigo Episode guest
Buttercup Elsa Main role
Maynila Various Episode guest GMA Network
2002 Ang Iibigin ay Ikaw Citas Almendras Supporting role
1999 Marinella Katrina Supporting role / Antagonist ABS-CBN
1997 Mula sa Puso Corazon Rodrigo Supporting role


Year Title Role Producer
2015 The Breakup Playlist Marissa David Star Cinema and Viva Films
2014 She's Dating the Gangster Athena Abigail's Mom Star Cinema
2010 Working Girls Sabel Rosales Viva Films
Paano Na Kaya Tessie Chua Star Cinema
2006 You Are the One Myra Ramos-Garcia Star Cinema
2004 Minsan Pa Pacing MLR Films, Inc.
1997 Calvento Files: The Movie Nilda Star Cinema
1995 Sarah... Ang Munting Prinsesa Amelia Star Cinema
1986 Working Boys Jill Viva Films
Bagets Gang Hilda Lacson Amazaldy Film Production
1984 Working Girls Sabel Rosales Viva Films
1982 Haplos Auring Mirick Films International
1980 Manila by Night Bea Regal Films
1979 Bira, Darna, Bira! Narda/Darna MBM Productions
Kambal sa Uma Vira and Ela Regal Films
Disgrasyada Maria Regal Films
Ina Kapatid Anak Erlinda Regal Films


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