Gladys Paras Reyes-Sommereux, or Gladys Reyes-Roxas (born June 23, 1978), is a Filipina actress best known for her role as "Clara," the antagonist to "Mara" (played by Judy Ann Santos) from the 90's ABS-CBN hit teleserye, Mara Clara. She is also dubbed as the "Primera Kontrabida" of Pinoy Soap Opera. She is also a member of MTRCB as of today.
Known by the alias, Primera Kontrabida, Gladys Reyes had her big break for the 90's hit soap opera, Mara Clara where she played the role of Clara which remade and portrayed by Julia Montes in the hit remake of the same name. Gladys Reyes is a known member of Iglesia ni Cristo, as well as an alumna of New Era University where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications. She is the wife of Christopher Roxas (born Jean- Christopher Sommereux in 1978), her co-star in Mara Clara. They now have three children: Gian-Christopher, Aquisha & Grant-Carlin.