G. Toengi

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Giselle "G" Toengi
Born Giselle Anne Toengi
(1978-06-14) June 14, 1978 (age 36)
United States
Occupation Actress, Singer, Model, VJ
Years active 1993-present
Spouse(s) Tim Walters
Website
http://giselletongi.com/

Giselle Toengi (born Giselle Anne Toengi on June 14, 1978) is a Filipino-American Actress, Dance Diva, Singer, Host, VJ & Model.

Biography[edit]

Background[edit]

Born Giselle Toengi to a Swiss father, Eric and Filipina mother, Aurora.[1] She has four siblings namely: Avie, Tony, John and Sharon.

She studied at the Lee Strasberg School of Acting in New York. She obtained a bachelor's degree in communication studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.

On February 19, 2005, she married bartender Tim Walters. They now have a son Kenobi Benjamin and a daughter Sakura Anne Marie. She is currently in the Philippines.[1]

Career[edit]

She was 16 when she was discovered by an agent at a mall.[1] She was then launched as a member of the pioneer batch of Star Circle (now Star Magic).

In the early 2000s, G. Toengi left a thriving acting career in the Philippines a few years ago to try her luck in Hollywood.[2]

She landed a role in Saved by the Bell: The Musical and in 2004 in the stage play Days When Cocaine Was King.[3]

Her son Kenobi was picked among few babies to appear in an episode of the American TV series Desperate Housewives.[2]

She played a planted fan to the contestants during a challenge in America's Next Top Model, Cycle 16, which can be seen in Episode 9 of the said Cycle.

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Network
1993-1998 Palibhasa Lalake KC ABS-CBN
1994 That's Entertainment Host/Performer GMA Network
Dugo sa Pakpak ng Anghel
Miss Universe Pageant Host ABS-CBN
1996 Gimik Gina de Leon ABS-CBN
Music Bureau
1998 Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako Stella ABS-CBN
EZ Dancing Non-Stop Host
'Sang Linggo nAPO Sila Host ABS-CBN
MTV Asia VJ MTV Asia
1998-1999 !Oka Tokat Melissa "Lizzie" Santiago ABS-CBN
1999 Beh Bote Nga Genie G. GMA Network
2004 Mulawin Ynang Reyna
2005-2006 Sugo
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Apron Gina ABS-CBN
Everybody Hapi Guest TV5
2010 Your Song Presents: Gimik 2010 Angelina "Gina" de Leon-Ballesteros ABS-CBN
2011 America's Next Top Model Fan The CW
2012 Nandito Ako Cara Aguilar-Bradley TV5
It's Showtime Herself/Guest Hurado ABS-CBN
2012-2013 Aryana Stella Cervantes
2014 Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw Regina GMA Network
Carmela Odette Trinidad
Films
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Rollerboys Michelle
1996 Taguan
S'yempre Ikaw Pa Rin
Kabilin-bilinan ng Lola
Istokwa
1997 Diliryo Jessy Delmundo
Wala Ka nang Puwang sa Mundo Shirley
Da Best in Da West Rowena
Langit sa Piling Mo Felipa
1998 Sonny Segovia: Lumakad Ka sa Apoy
Tumutol Man AngTadhana
1999 Ganito Ako Magmahal
Luksong Tinik Irene
Gimik: The Reunion Gina De Leon Star Cinema
Hinahanap-hanap Kita Jenny
2000 Tunay na Mahal Moira
2004 Enteng Kabisote: Okay ka, Fairy Ko: The Legend Ina Magenta OctoArts Films
M-Zet Productions
2006 Super Noypi Regal Films
Enteng Kabisote 3: Okay ka, Fairy Ko: The Legend Goes on and on and on Ina Magenta OctoArts Films
M-Zet Productions
2007 Enteng Kabisote 4: Okay Ka, Fairy Ko: The Beginning of the Legend Ina Magenta
2009 Nobody, Nobody But... Juan Jane RVQ Productions
2010 White House Elisa Regal Films
2013 Must Be... Love Mother of Patchot Star Cinema
2014 Trophy Wife TBD Viva Films

Discography[edit]

Compilation appearances[edit]

Year Album Song(s) Label(s)
2000 Songs from Dawson's Creek — Volume 2 (Asian Edition) "I Will Win Your Love This Season" Sony BMG

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Certifications
2000 Very G

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "How Crazy Are You"      
2. "Di Da Di (Ikembot Nyo)"      
3. "Fantasy World"      
4. "For You"      
5. "Sana (Someday)"      
6. "I Will Win Your Love This Season"      
7. "This Is The Love"      
8. "Kailan Nga Ba?"      
9. "Teka Muna"      
10. "How Long Must I Wait"      
11. "Nagtatanong Ako"      
12. "Very G"      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Biography". Giselle Toengi's Official Website. Retrieved 2010-01-20. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b Ramos, NRJ (2009-07-10). "G. Toengi’s son in ‘Desperate Housewives’". Showbiz. The Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 2010-01-20. 
  3. ^ "Smokin' grooves, but sketchy humor". Theater Beat. Los Angeles Times. 2010-01-20. 

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