Ana Roces

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Ana Roces
Born Marinella Adad
(1976-02-02) February 2, 1976 (age 39)
Metro Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actress, Television series
Years active 1989-presents

Ana Roces (born Marinella Adad on February 2, 1976) is an actress in the Philippines. She was a former '90s teen idol and famous member of That's Entertainment.


She starred in the 1992 comedy film Alabang Girls with leading man Andrew E. She did the film Oo Na, Sige Na (1994) as the leading lady of Robin Padilla.

She played as the mother of Sharlene San Pedro in the ABS-CBN TV series Calla Lily in 2006. She was glad when reunited with her That's Entertainment batch mates Romnick Sarmienta and Cris Villanueva who were also part of Your Song Presents Boystown, where she portrayed for the first time as a mother of a teenager (2009).

Personal life[edit]

Roces is the youngest child and only daughter (after two brothers) of Rene Adad, who's connected with Coca-Cola and is the incumbent president of the Philippine Football Federation, and Carmina Gutierrez-Adad. Roces has an Arab descent (Lebanese) like Yasmien Kurdi (Lebanese), Jessy Mendiola (Lebanese), Uma Khouny (Israeli), Carlos Agassi (Iranian), Charlie Davao (Jordanian) and Dawn Zulueta (Palestinian).

She was once married to businessman Greg Montenegro on January 20, 2002. They have a daughter. In December 2008, their marriage was annulled after years of separation.

After her marriage was annulled, the new man in her life is a lawyer, Trandy Baterina. They had their baby boy, Mateo.



Year Title Role Network
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Nurse Cap Senior Nurse ABS-CBN
2014 Luv U Jennifer Sevillamayor
2014 The Singing Bee Herself Mother's Day Special Contestant with Isabel Granada, Matet de Leon, and Eda Nolan
2013 Anna Karenina Daisy Manahan GMA Network
2013 Wansapanataym: Flores De Yayo Flor ABS-CBN
2013 Wansapanataym: Kilalang Kilala Ka Ba Niya? Kathy ABS-CBN
2012 A Beautiful Affair Natalia Saavedra ABS-CBN
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Flash Cards Guest ABS-CBN
2012 Alice Bungisngis and her Wonder Walis Matilda Asuncion GMA Network
2009 Your Song: Boystown Glenda Santillian ABS-CBN
2008 Codename: Asero Ellen GMA Network
2008 Lovebook Presents: Break-up Diaries Carla TV5
2008 E.S.P: The Haunt For A Ghost Guest GMA Network
2007 Impostora Alexis Alvarado GMA Network
2006 Makita Ka Lang Muli Supporting Role GMA Network
2006 Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Guest ABS-CBN
2006 Calla Lily Sari ABS-CBN
1999 Beh Bote Nga Maan GMA Network
1992 That's Entertainment Herself / Host GMA Network


  • For the First Time as Abby Villaraza (2008)
  • Tiyanaks (2007)
  • Bangers (1995)
  • Matimbang Pa Sa Dugo (1995)
  • Abrakadabra (1994)
  • Oo Na Sige Na (1994)
  • Mistah (1994)
  • Abel Morado: Ikaw Ang May Sala (1993)
  • Ikaw (1993)
  • Kadenang Bulaklak (1993)
  • Alabang Girls (1992)
  • Pretty Boy (1992)
  • Si Lucio At Si Miguel: Hihintayin Kayo Sa Langit (1992)
  • Miss Na Miss Kita (Utol Kong Hoodlum II) (1992)
  • Mahirap Maging Pogi (1992)
  • Small And Terrible (1991)
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll II (1990)
  • I Have 3 Eggs (1990)
  • Lessons In Love (1990)
  • Katabi Ko'y Mamaw (1990)
  • Regal Shocker: The Movie (1989)

See also[edit]

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