Sandy Andolong

Melisande "Sandy" Andolong-de Leon[1] (born Melisande Pinga Andolong; January 16, 1959) is a Filipino actress and producer,[2] where she is mostly seen on GMA Network. She has also been currently seen on ABS-CBN TV programs.

Sandy Andolong
Born
Melisande Pinga Andolong

(1959-01-16) January 16, 1959 (age 64)
NationalityFilipino
Occupation(s)Actress, TV producer
Years active1978–present
Spouse
(m. 2001)
Children5 (including Gabriel)

Personal lifeEdit

Sandy Andolong was born Melisande Pinga Andolong on January 16, 1959, in North General Hospital (now José R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center), Santa Cruz, Manila.[1]

Andolong is married to Christopher de Leon, whom she has five children Rafael, Miguel, Gabriel, Mariel, and Mica.[3] She is also the stepmother to Lotlot, Ian, Matet, Kiko and Keneth de Leon.[3]

Andolong has gone under quarantine after her husband tested positive to COVID-19,[4] Her husband recovered from the disease and was released from the hospital on March 24 and have tested negative.[5]

In March 2020, Sandy Andolong and Christopher de Leon have celebrated their 40th anniversary, the couple got married in 2001 but they have been together since 1980.[6][7][8]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network
2023 Magandang Dilag TBA GMA Network
2022 First Lady Edna Reyes
2021 First Yaya
2019 Dahil sa Pag-Ibig Nanette Fajardo
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Family Portrait Gloria Manalang-Angara ABS-CBN
2015 Pangako Sa 'Yo Myrna Santos-De Jesus
2014–2019 Home Sweetie Home Loida "Nanay Loi" Matahimik
2013 Anna Karenina Doña Carmela Monteclaro GMA Network
2012–2013 Pahiram ng Sandali Thea Santiago
2012 Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo Belen Trinidad ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: School Uniform Josephine
2011 Pablo S. Gomez's Mutya Madame Delilah Sardenas
2010 Bantatay Madame Alma GMA Network
Endless Love Katherine Dizon
Sine Novela: Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak Rowena Tuazon-Gualto
2009 Stairway to Heaven Zoila Fuentebella
Zorro Maria Manalo
2008 Sine Novela: Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan Dra. Gloria Cervantes
2007 Pangarap na Bituin Jade Ledesma-Gomez ABS-CBN
Asian Treasures Araceli GMA Network
2006 Pinakamamahal Sister Agatha Lucero
Fantastikids Melinda
2005 Mars Ravelo's Darna Prospera
Magpakailanman: The Jose and Perlita Claro Story
O, Mare Ko! Herself QTV
2004–2005 Spirits Paz ABS-CBN
2003–2004 Twin Hearts Frida Villanueva GMA Network
2000–2003 Arriba, Arriba! Isabel Arriba ABS-CBN
1998 Ganyan Kita Kamahal Teresa
1987–1990 Hapi House! Sandy IBC
1981–1997 GMA Supershow Herself GMA Network

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Production Companies
2020 Finding Agnes Netflix
2018 First Love Bernadette Ten17P, Star Cinema, Viva Films
2017 Northern Lights Juliet Spring Films
2013 My Lady Boss Myrna Lontoc GMA Films
2008 My Big Love Mama Bing Star Cinema
2006 Moments of Love Elma GMA Films
Tulay Unitel Pictures
2005 Maging Akin Muli Ina Santos Jesuit Communications Foundation
2003 Ngayong Nandito Ka Naida Cruz Star Cinema
2002 9 Mornings Sister Susana Star Cinema
2001 Trip Joboy's mom Star Cinema
American Adobo Emma Star Cinema
2005 Mother Ignacia: Ang Uliran Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary
1992 Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal Matita Octo Arts Films
1987 Victor Corpuz Davian International
1986 Nakagapos na Puso Beth Graciano
1985 Muling Buksan ang Puso VIVA Films
1994 Sa Hirap at Ginhawa Matita VIVA Films
1983 Broken Marriage Regal Films
1982 Moral Sylvia Seven Star Production
Oro, Plata, Mata Margarita "Maggie" Ojeda Experimental Cinema of the Philippines
1992 Alpn Stars Production
1980 Aguila (as Andrea Andolong) Farida Bancom Audiovision
1979 Salawahan (as Andrea Andolong) Sylvia Regal Films
1978 Ikaw ay Akin (as Andrea Andolong) Tagalog Ilang-Ilang Productions

OthersEdit

Year Title Role Note
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Medal of Valor Herself ABS-CBN
2005 Glam: The Smart Gold 2005 Red Carpet Special Herself "Glam: The Philippine Academy Red Carpet Special" – Philippines
2002 Bugso TV Producer

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category/Recipient(s) Result
2021 Gawad Urian Best Supporting Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktres) for: Finding Agnes (2020) Nominated
1983 FAMAS Best Supporting Actress for: Moral (1982) Won
1980 Gawad Urian Best Supporting Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktres) for: Menor de edad (1979) Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sandy Andolong". geni_family_tree. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  2. ^ "Sandy Andolong". IMDb. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  3. ^ a b "PEP: Boyet de Leon on showbiz, politics, family, and ex-wife Nora". GMA News Online. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  4. ^ Afinidad-Bernardo, Deni Rose M. "Christopher de Leon, Sandy Andolong in quarantine after actor tests positive for COVID-19". Philstar.com. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  5. ^ CoconutsManila (March 18, 2020). "Actor Christopher De Leon tests positive for COVID-19, wife Sandy Andolong under quarantine | Coconuts Manila". Coconuts. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  6. ^ "Christopher de Leon and Sandy Andolong celebrate 40th anniversary". GMA News Online. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  7. ^ Geli, Bianca. "Sandy Andolong celebrates anniversary of her "second lease in life"". www.gmanetwork.com. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  8. ^ "Christopher de Leon, Sandy Andolong mark 40th wedding anniversary". ABS-CBN News. March 27, 2020. Retrieved March 1, 2021.

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