January 26, 1917|
|Died||May 12, 2013
|Occupation||Actress, Theater director|
Daisy Avellana (January 26, 1917 – May 12, 2013) was a Filipino stage actress and theater director. Avellana was honored as a National Artist of the Philippines for Theater and Film in 1999.
Avellana was born Daisy Hontiveros on January 26, 1917, in Roxas City, Capiz. Her husband was Lamberto Avellana, a film and stage director who was also named a National Artist in 1976. Daisy and Lamberto Avellana co-founded the Barangay Theater Guild (BTG), together with forty-eight colleagues, in 1939.
Avellana died on May 12, 2013, at the age of 96.
- Cadiz, Gibbs (2013-05-13). "National Artist for Theater Daisy Avellana dies; 96". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2013-05-19.
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