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Sunshine Dizon (born Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon on July 3, 1983) is a Filipina actress.
Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon
July 3, 1983
|Other names||Sunshine, Shine|
|Occupation||Actress, Host, Singer, Director|
|Known for||Emma, Perlita, Bakekang, Sang're Pirena|
Born as Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon in 1983 to Isagani Bengzon Dizon and Dorothy Cansancio Dizon, Dizon in Manila, is the youngest in their family. At a young age, her mother who was then a producer of films and TV shows, noticed her interest in show business. She entered Philippine show business at the age of three.
When she was six, her dad left for the States. After a few months, she and her mom followed. She spent her seventh birthday in the United States.
Sunshine Dizon started acting at the age of three. Her screen name then was simply "Sunshine". The first movie that she did was "God's Little Children".
She has already worked in Kung Kasalanan Man (1989), Hindi Pa Tapos Ang Laban and Kahit Butas ng Karayom Papasukin Ko where she got her first acting recognition as Best Child Actress from FAMAS.
Dizon's films include Honey, My Love So Sweet and Kiss Mo Ko.
Sunshine Dizon appeared in the television series, Anna Karenina.
In 2001, she starred in the prime time television drama Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin with Angelika Dela Cruz and later the soap opera Kung Mawawala Ka. She was cast in Masikip sa Dibdib (2004) and the TV sitcom Daboy en Da Girl (2002), Mga Batang Lansangan... Ngayon (2002), Filipinas (2003) and Sabel (2004). She also starred in the GMA mini-series Umulan Man o Umaraw and Tuwing Kapiling Ka.
She played Sang'gre Pirena in Encantadia for which she won two Best Actress Awards from ENPRESS and Gawad Amerika.
In Impostora, she played a dual role and later appeared in La Vendetta for GMA Network who signed her as an exclusive contract star. She was cast in the GMA Films' movie Dagaw and Sundo which to be aired in 2009.
In 2012, Dizon has briefly returned to Philippine television, appearing on Regine Velasquez-Alcasid's cooking/talk show Sarap Diva along with Katrina Halili. Then later in 2013, Dizon has made her acting comeback via Mundo Mo'y Akin where she plays Perlita Mendoza. The appearance of Dizon's character in Mundo Mo'y Akin is quite similar to her previous titular role in Bakekang.
In 2016, Dizon is joining again in the retelling-sequel of Encantadia in which she plays Adhara. This also serves as her return in that said show but with a different role. But in the middle of the series, she left the production to be a part of the show Ika-6 na Utos where she played the role Emma de Jesus, her most personal role. It started airing last December 5, 2016, which later got extensions proven to be with the ratings and viewers alike
In 2010, Dizon married a businessman Timothy Tan. However, after their 6 years of marriage, they are both separated after Dizon found out that her husband had an affair with another woman.
In 2016, Dizon made her directorial debut as an in-house television director of the weekend programs produced by 8TriMedia Broadcasting Network through its television channel 8TriTV on CableLink Channel 7.
|2016||Fruits N' Vegetables: Mga Bulakboleros||Female Principal|
|2005||Mulawin The Movie||Sang'gre Pirena|
|Masikip sa Dibdib||Brigitte|
|2002||Mga Batang Lansangan Ngayon||Alma|
|1999||Kiss Mo Ko||Dindi|
|Honey, My Love, So Sweet||Liza|
|Hindi Pa Tapos ang Laban|
|1995||Kahit Butas Ng Karayom||Mimi|
|Jessica Alfaro Story||Jessica's daughter|
|1994||Kadenang Bulaklak||Young Jasmine|
|1993||Silang Mga Sisiw sa Lansangan||Teresa|
|1991||Kapitan Jaylo: Batas sa Batas||Baby|
|1989||Huwag Kang Hahalik Sa Diablo||Kulit|
|May Pulis... May Pulis... Sa Ilalim ng Tulay||Liza|
|Kung Kasalanan Man||–|
|Bote, Dyaryo, Garapa||–|
|Tatak ng Isang Api||–|
|Florencio Dino Public Enemy No. 1 of Caloocan||–|
|Si Malakas at Si Maganda||Young Anna|
|1988||Sheman: Mistress of the Universe||Prinsesa Aliksha|
|One Day, Isang Araw||Sunshine|
|Guhit ng Palad||Sunshine Salvador|
|God's Little Children||Anna|
|2019||Magkaagaw||Laura Ramirez-Santos||GMA Network|
|Inagaw na Bituin||Belinda Lopez-Sevilla|
|2018||Inday Will Always Love You||Martina Lazaro|
|Kambal, Karibal||Maricar Akeem Nazar|
|2016–2018||Ika-6 na Utos||Emma D. De Jesus-Fuentebella|
|2015–2016||Little Nanay||Helga Vallejo-Cubrador|
|2015||Pari 'Koy||Noemi Espiritu-Cruz|
|2014–2015||Strawberry Lane||Elaine Tolentino-Morales|
|2013–2014||Villa Quintana||Iluminada "Lumeng" Digos-Samonte|||
|2013||Anna Karenina||Perlita Mendoza (Cross-over Character / Special Participation)|
|Mundo Mo'y Akin|||
|2009||Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib||Lorna Yadao-Domingo (3 Weeks only)|
|All About Eve||Erika Alegre Reyes|
|2007||Carlo J. Caparas' Kamandag||Reyna Ragona|||
|La Vendetta||Eloisa Salumbides-Cardinale|||
|Impostora||Sara Carreon / Vanessa "Nessa" Cayetano|||
|2006||Carlo J. Caparas' Bakekang||Jacoba "Bakekang" Maisog|||
|Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell||Blanca / Clarissa Magtangol / Ex-O|
|Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas||Sang'gre Pirena|
|2005–2006||Etheria: Ang Ikalimang Kaharian ng Encantadia|
|Now and Forever: Agos||Erika Arevalo|
|2002||Kahit Kailan||Bettina De Guzman / Betchay|
|2001||Kung Mawawala Ka||Rosa Camilla Montemayor|
|Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin||Clarissa Delos Santos|
|2000||Umulan Man o Umaraw||Rebecca|
|1997||T.G.I.S.||Carla "Calai" Escalante (Second Batch Cast)|
|1996||Anna Karenina||Anna Karenina "Karen" Villarama|
|2019||Daddy's Gurl||Demi Macaspac|
|2005||Bahay Mo Ba 'To?||Dorothy Benoit|
|2002||Daboy en Da Girl||Baby|
|1995||Bubble Gang||Former Cast|
|2017||All Star Videoke||All Star Laglager|
|2010–2013||Party Pilipinas||Co-host and co-performer|
|SOP Fully Charged||Co-host|
|1986||That's Entertainment||Performer / Host|
|2017||OFW GAWAD PARANGAL 2017||Best Actress Awardee for Ika6-Na Utos|
|2017||16th Gawad Amerika Awards||Most Outstanding Filipina Actress in Television Awardee for Ika6-Na Utos|
|2016||30th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Supporting Actress Awardee for Little Nanay|
|2015||63rd FAMAS||Best Supporting Actress Nomination for Hustisya|
|2014||5th Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nomination for Mundo Mo'y Akin|
|2009||23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV||Female Face of the Night winner|
|Best Single Performance by an Actress for Obra butch episode-|
|SOP Tag Awards||Female Kapuso Fun Favorite Nominee '|
|2008||22nd PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Actress Awardee for Impostora|
|2007||21st PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Actress Awardee for Bakekang|
|2006||3rd Gawad Amerika Awards||Best Actress Awardee for Encantadia|
|20th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actress Nominee for Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas|
|54th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Best Supporting Actress Nomination for Mulawin The Movie|
|USTv Students' Choice Awards||Students' Choice for Best Actress Nominee for Encantadia|
|2005||18th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Single Performance by an Actress Nominee for Magpakailanman: Silang Mga Inihabilin ng Langit|
|2nd ENPRESS Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Awardee for Encantadia|
|Kapuso's Viewers Choice Awards||Idol Mong Anti-Bida Nominee for Encantadia|
|53rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Best Supporting Actress Nominee for Sabel|
|53rd FAMAS Awards|
|Film Academy of the Philippines Awards|
|Metro Manila Film Festival|
|2004||1st ENPRESS Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Special Awardee for Magpakailanman: Babangon Din Ang Kahapon|
|2003||16th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Single Performance by an Actress Nominee for Magpakailanman: Kakaibang Mukha Ng Pag-ibig|
|1995||FAMAS||Best Child Actress for Kahit Butas ng Karayom, Papasukin Ko|
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