Vivian Velez

Vivian Velez is an actress in the Philippines. As one of the radio host of the 8TriMedia's weekly program called 'DOUBLE V'. She was known as the "Ms. Body Beautiful" of Philippine movies in the 1980s. She won the Film Academy of the Philippines FAP Award for Best Actress in Pieta (1983) and FAMAS Award and Metro Manila Film Festival for Best Actress in Paradise Inn (1985).

Vivian Velez
Born
NationalityFilipino
Other namesMs. Body Beautiful
Conching (from Tubig at Langis)
Malvina (from Maria Mercedes)
Lucille (from Imortal)
OccupationActress
Known forMaria Mercedes
Tubig at Langis

CareerEdit

She performed her own stunts in Ang Babaing Hinugot sa Aking Tadyang (1981), directed by Carlo J. Caparas. In 1983, she appeared in Pieta with Ace Vergel and Charito Solis. In 1985, she finished four movies: Paradise Inn with Michael de Mesa, Ben Tumbling with Lito Lapid, Order To Kill with the former President Joseph Estrada, and Riot 1950 with Rudy Fernandez.

Her notable film Ang Babaing Hinugot sa Aking Tadyang (1981) has been remade as a GMA-7 TV series, starring Marian Rivera. She starred in the 2010 TV series Imortal (starring John Lloyd Cruz and Angel Locsin), and in the 2013 TV remake of Maria Mercedes (starring Jessy Mendiola), both shown on ABS-CBN.

Velez has appeared in more than 60 movies and television shows.

Velez publicly announced in March 2016 through her Facebook account, that she has irrevocably resigned from her show, Tubig at Langis due to the alleged rudeness and humiliation by her co-star Cristine Reyes against Velez during several tapings of the drama series.[1]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Result Category Award Movie
1982 Nominated Best Actress FAMAS Award Ang Babaing Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang (1981)
1983 Won Best Actress FAP Award Pieta (1983)
1985 Won Best Actress FAMAS Award Paradise Inn (1985)
1985 Won Best Actress MMFF Paradise Inn (1985)
1985 Nominated Best Actress FAMAS Award Pieta: Ikalawang Aklat (1984)
1991 Nominated Best Actress FAMAS Award Kasalanan Bang Sambahin Ka? (1990)
1991 Nominated Best Actress Gawad Urian Award Kasalanan Bang Sambahin Ka? (1990)

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Selected filmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network
2016 Encantadia Carmen GMA Network
2016 Tubig at Langis Conchita "Conching" Beltran-Villadolid† ABS-CBN
2013-2014 Maria Mercedes Malvina Sancuevas
2013 Misibis Bay Miranda Cadiz TV5
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Susi (Mommy ni Louie) ABS-CBN
2010-2011 Imortal Lucille Zaragoza
1999 Rio del Mar GMA Network Bianca

RadioEdit

FilmEdit

  • Black Mamba (1974)[3]
  • Boss, Basta Ikaw (Wa 'Na 'Kong Sey) (1976)
  • Bata Pa si Sabel (1976)
  • Bago Lumamig ang Sabaw (1976)
  • Bertong Suklob (1976)
  • Inday Garutay (1976)
  • Ligaw-tingin, Halik-hangin (1976)
  • BongBong (1976)
  • Escolta: Mayo 13... Biyernes ng Hapon (1976)
  • Andalucia (1976)
  • Puwede Ako, Puwede Ka Pa Ba? (1976)
  • Mag-ingat Ka... Ikaw ang Susunod! (1977)
  • Valentin Labrador: Muntinlupa Riot May 26, 1950 (1977)
  • Alas Tres ng Hapon... Lumuhod ang Maton! (1977)
  • Sila... sa Bawa't Bangketa (1977)
  • Mariposang Dagat (1977) - Mariposang Dagat
  • Beerhouse (1977)
  • Gameng (1977)
  • Babae... Ngayon at Kailanman (1977)
  • Blood Run (1978)
  • Basta Kabit May Sabit (1978)
  • Mula Ulo Hanggang Paa... Putik
  • Sari-saring Ibong Kulasisi (1978)
  • Batang City Jail (1978)
  • Ex-Convict (Naligaw Na Landas) (1978)
  • Ang Babaing Hinugot sa Aking Tadyang (1981)
  • Kahit Ako Ay Lupa (1981)
  • Ermitanyo (1981)
  • Pieta (1983)
  • Kumusta ka Hudas (1983)
  • Apoy sa Iyong Kandungan (1984)
  • Sampung Ahas ni Eva (1984)
  • Ben Tumbling (1985)
  • Paradise Inn (1985)
  • Kasalanan Bang Sambahin Ka? (1990)
  • Bikining Itim (1990)
  • Kailan Ka Magiging Akin (1991)
  • Kill Zone (1993)
  • Forever and a Day (2011)
  • On the Job (2013)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vivian Velez quits show, says Cristine Reyes was 'rude' to her". Rappler. March 7, 2016. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  2. ^ Awards for Vivian Velez at IMDb
  3. ^ Mauricio-Arriola, Tessa (22 June 2013). "Vivian Velez: Miss Body Beautiful, the actress". The Manila Times. The Manila Times. Retrieved 23 May 2019.

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