Cherie Gil

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Cherie Gil
Born Evangeline Rose Gil Eigenmann
(1963-05-12) 12 May 1963 (age 51)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actress
Years active 1970-present

Evangeline Rose Gil Eigenmann[1] (born 12 May 1963) is a Filipino actress of Kapampangan, Spanish and Swiss German descent. She is known professionally as Cherie Gil.[2]


Cherie Gil is the daughter of Filipino actors Eddie Mesa and Rosemarie Gil, and sister of Michael de Mesa and the late Mark Gil. She was formerly married to Rony Rogoff, an internationally renowned violinist; the couple had two children, Bianca and Raphael. She also has another child, Jay.[3] She is the aunt of actors Ryan, Geoff, Andi and Gabby Eigenmann, and Sid Lucero (Tim Eigenmann).[4]


She appeared on a number of hit teleseryes and primetime series in ABS-CBN. Currently she is seen in the Philippine Educational Theater Association's (PETA) Arbol de Fuego, an adaptation of Anton Chekov's ''The Cherry Orchard''. Her most recent projects are in Katorse, a remake of a film starring Dina Bonevie and a remake of the 1983 film Pieta wherein she played Amanda which was originally portrayed by her mentor the late Charito Solis.[4]

She may be best known as Lavinia Arquelles in Bituing Walang Ningning. In 2010 she was picked up to star in the fantasy series Grazilda for GMA Network. In early 2011, she was picked up to join the cast of the comedy fantasy series, Magic Palayok co starred by Carla Abellana, and Geoff Eigenmann. The series did not picked up for second season after the season 1 finale which is composed of 88 episodes. The GMA Network picked her to another television pilot Time of My Life[4]



Year Title Role Network
1999 May Bukas Pa Divina Miguel IBC
2001 Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka Star/Nena ABS-CBN
2002 Bituin Carmela Gaston
2004 Marina Victoria Raymundo
2006 Now and Forever: Dangal Chandra GMA Network
Gulong ng Palad Philomena "Menang" Medel ABS-CBN
2007 Sineserye Presents: May Minamahal Becky Tagle
Mars Ravelo's Lastikman Ayessa White/Frosta
2008 Carlo J. Caparas' Pieta[3] Amanda Tupaz
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Wheelchair Romana
Katorse Donya Margarita Arcangel
2010 Rubi Sylvana Velasco-Dela Fuente
Grazilda Veronne GMA Network
2011 Magic Palayok Yvonne Ledesma
Family Feud: Countdown Edition Herself/Contestant
Time Of My Life Martha Lorico
2012 Legacy Eva Altamirano-Alcantara
Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break Herself/Judge
Temptation Of Wife Stella Salcedo
2013 Muling Buksan Ang Puso Marietta Beltran ABS-CBN
2014 Ikaw Lamang Señora Miranda Salazar-Hidalgo
Wansapanataym: My App #Boyfie Stella Tuason
It's Showtime Herself Special Guest Hurado for Showtime's Magpasikat 5th Anniversary
Bubble Gang 19 Herself/Antonietta's Enemy GMA Network
2015 InstaDad Paulina Ladislaw


Year Title Role Network Notes
1970 Mo neuih Bruka Emperor Film International Credited as "Sherrie Gil"
1977 Beerhouse Corazon Regal Films
1980 Gabi Ng Lagim Ngayon La Luna Premiere Productions
Manila By Night Kano Regal Films
Puga CG Films International
Deadly Brothers CG Films International
1982 Oro, Plata, Mata Trining Ojeda Experimental Cinema of the Philippines
Gaano Kadalas Ang Minsan
1983 M.I.B.:Men in Brief Diana
1984 Sa Hirap At Ginhawa Karen Viva Films
1985 Bagets 2 Marinel Credited as "Cherrie Gil"
Bituing Walang Ningning Lavinia Arguelles
1986 Palimos ng Pag-ibig Verna
Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Monique
1989 Rosenda Ria Mina Films
Ang Bukas Ay Akin Miriam Seiko Films
Ang Babaeng Nawawala Sa Sarili Oliva VIVA Films
1990 Nagsimula Sa Puso Charie Vision Films Credited as "Cherrie Gil"
Trese Angie Regal Films
1992 Ngayon At Kailanman Donna Benitez VIVA Films
1994 Wating Anya MAQ Productions
Darna: Ang Pagbabalik Valentine VIVA Films
2000 Ika-13 Kapitulo Marge VIVA Films
2003 My First Romance Jackie's mother Star Cinema
2004 Lastikman: Unang Banat Lastika VIVA Films
2006 Donsol Mars Bicycle Pictures
Star Cinema
2009 Agaton & Mindy Tanya APT Entertainment
2010 Working Girls Amanda Dela Vega VIVA Films
GMA Films
Unitel Pictures
Father Jejemon RVQ Productions Inc.
2012 Sossy Problems Martina Bertrand GMA Films
2013 A Moment In Time Karen Linden Star Cinema
Ang Huling Henya Chief Gabriel Viva Films
Multivision Pictures


Year Award Giving Body Category Work Result
1985 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Supporting Actress God... Save Me![5] Won
1989 Imortal[6] Won
2000 Sugatang Puso[7] Won


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  2. ^ Staff (8 December 2010). "Casino Femme "The Empowered Run" gitakda". Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Sibonga, Glen P. (24 October 2008). "Cherie Gil handling her separation from husband Roni Rogoff with grace". Celeb life/Couples. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 10 August 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c Cherie Gil at the Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1985",; accessed 4 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1989",; accessed 4 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2000",; accessed 4 September 2014.

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