Jan Marini

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Jan Marini
Born Jan Marini Alano
Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1995–present

Jan Marini Alano started her showbiz career in Ang TV, ABS-CBN’s teen-oriented gag/variety show in the early 1990s.[1] As one of the resident singers of the show, Jan honed her talents resulting in television guesting as a performer in various variety shows in the country. She released her eponymous debut album in 1995 with the single “Love Song” highlighting her soulful voice. She was included in the cast of the original soap Mula sa Puso as the lead’s best friend. Her appearance in the series paved the way for Jan to play different roles in numerous drama anthology specials of the two major networks. She has also appeared in several mainstream and indie films throughout her career. Jan has also performed live at the Library and other music bars in the Metro. In late 2010, Jan released her sophomore entitled “Once” boasting 11-tracks of both revivals and originals, two of which were penned by Jan herself including the carrier single “White Walls.” She has recently concluded guesting stints in ABS CBN’s Mara Clara and GMA’s Magic Palayok, and will soon be seen on the Kapuso Network’s upcoming soap opera, Kung Aagawin ang Langit.

Jan is a running enthusiast and an avid supporter of World Vision and Shepherd of the Hills Foundation. She is also currently the endorser of Appleseed Spa. Jan has also come back to acting now as an antagonist in the 2001-2002 remake of Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga (2012 TV series) as Consuelo Villavicier in Mid-2012 the series also gained very positive reviews for the casts portrayal and of Jan' performance.

Personal life[edit]

After taking a break from many TV Dramas, Serials, Sitcoms,and Albums, from her home network ABS-CBN Alano is married to actor Gerard Pizzaras. The couple met on the set of the ABS-CBN TV series Mula Sa Puso, where they played an onscreen and recurring couple. After dating for three years, the couple married in 2000.[2] Together they have two kids; Rian (born 2002) and Rain (born 2007).[2]

Discography[edit]

Year Album Songs
Ang TV: The Album
* Ang TV Theme (ATV cast)
* Kahiyaan Lang
Ang TV: The Christmas Album'"
* Silent Night (ATV cast)
* Ang Aking Pamasko (ATV cast)
1995 Jan Marini
* Sa Unang Tingin
* Love Song
* Because I Understand
* Pakiusap
* Now I Know Why
* Ngayong Kapiling Ka
* Kung Tunay Pa
* Give It Time
* If
* New Life In Him
2010 Once [3]
* The Same Love 
* Once
* Maari Ba
* White Walls
* Just When I Needed You Most
* Paano Na
* The Hardest Thing
* Do You Love Me
* Pagdating Ng Bukas
* So Done
* Will You Still Love Me

Television[4][edit]

Year Title Character/Role Network
1992 Ang TV [5] Herself (In-house singer) ABS-CBN
1994 Ready, Get Set, Go Herself (Guest) ABS-CBN
1992 Mr. Kupido "I'll Be There" ABS-CBN
1992 Sa Linggo nAPO Sila Herself (Ang TV Most Wanted) ABS-CBN
1995 'Sang Linggo nAPO Sila Herself (Trespassers with Ericka Fife & Luigi Alvarez) ABS-CBN
1995 Maalaala Mo Kaya *"Bola";[6]"Lupa"[7] ABS-CBN
1995 Star Drama Presents *Appeared in several episodes ABS-CBN
1996 Flames *Appeared in several episodes ABS-CBN
1996 Viva Spotlight *Appeared in few episodes GMA Network
1996 Calvento Files *Appeared in few episodes ABS-CBN
1997 Mula Sa Puso [8] Mariel ABS-CBN
2001 Kahit Kailan Tuding GMA Network
2004 Leya, Ang Pinakamagandang Babae Sa Ilalim Ng Lupa Delia GMA Network
2004 Magpakailanman *Appeared in few episodes GMA Network
2004 Te Amo, Maging Sino Ka Man Letty GMA Network
2007 MariMar DSWD officer GMA Network
2007 Impostora[9] Gemma GMA Network
2009 May Bukas Pa Fely Aragon ABS-CBN
2009 Paano Ba Ang Mangarap?[10] Gemma Estrella GMA Network
2010 Beauty Queen GMA Network
2010 Pilyang Kerubin Marissa GMA Network
2010 Bantatay Charlene GMA Network
2011 Mara Clara Virginia/Barang ABS-CBN
2011 Magic Palayok GMA Network
2011 Kung Aagawin Mo Ang Langit Sonia Tercero GMA Network
2011 Spooky Nights: Sumpa GMA Network
2012 Biritera Mariel Arcega GMA Network
2012 Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga (2012 TV series) "[11] Consuelo Villavicer GMA Network
2013 Magpakailanman: The Louise de los Reyes Story Elvie Perido GMA Network
2013-2014 Honesto Rebecca ABS-CBN

Movies[4][edit]

Year Title Character/Role
1995 Sana Maulit Muli [12] Melissa
1997 Flames: the Movie [13] Aida
1998 Dahil Mahal Na Mahal Kita [14] Jam
1999 Mula sa Puso: the Movie [14] Mariel
2005 Bilog [15] Karina
2008 Ate [16]

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