Liza Lorena

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Liza Lorena
Born Elizabeth Luciano Winsett
1948
Pampanga, Philippines
Occupation Actress
Years active 1967–present

Liza Lorena (born Elizabeth Ann Jolene Luciano Winsett in 1948) is a former beauty queen and multi-awarded actress in the Philippines. She was a First Runner-Up in the Bb. Pilipinas pageant in 1966.

Career[edit]

Lorena was a flight stewardess (for PAL domestic flights), tourist guide and PTTA receptionist before she became first runner-up in 1966 Binibining Pilipinas pageant. She received movie offers from Dr. Jose Perez of Sampaguita Pictures, but Jose Nepomuceno won over her. She was chosen from among 64 candidates who read the lines of Esperanza for Dahil Sa Isang Bulaklak (1967), topbilled by Charito Solis and Ric Rodrigo.

She won the FAP Best Supporting Actress award for her performance in Oro, Plata, Mata (1982). In 1986, she received the Best Supporting Actress award from Gawad Urian for the movie Miguelito: Batang Rebelde.

Lorena appeared in GMA's TV series Kung Mawawala Ka (2001-2003) with Sunshine Dizon, and in ABS-CBN's Maria Flordeluna (2007) starring Eliza Pineda. She also in the cast of ABS-CBN's Apoy Sa Dagat premiered on February 11, 2013, which stars Angelica Panganiban, Diether Ocampo and Piolo Pascual.

As a veteran actress, Lorena appeared in more than 185 movies and television shows since 1967.

Personal life[edit]

Lorena was born in Pampanga in 1948. She is the mother of actor Tonton Gutierrez to former matinee idol Eddie Gutierrez. Lorena has a daughter by businessman Honey Boy Palanca. She has grandson, Carlos Philippe Winsett-Palanca, who won first place in the 2009 Kids Golf European Championships, beating 30 other golfers from around the world, held in Scotland.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Result Category Award Movie
2011 Won Best Actress 9th Gawad Tanglaw Presa (2010)
2011 Nominated Best Supporting Actress FAP Award Presa (2010)
2011 Nominated Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award Presa (2010)
2008 Nominated Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award Katas Ng Saudi (2007)
2007 Nominated Best Supporting Actress FAMAS Award Barang (2006)
2007 Nominated Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award Mother Nanny (2006)
2007 Nominated Movie Supporting Actress Of The Year Star Award Mother Nanny (2006)
2002 Nominated Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award The Life Of Rosa (2001)
1987 Nominated Best Actress Gawad Urian Award Halimaw (1986)
1986 Won Best Actress Metro Manila Film Festival Halimaw sa Banga (1986)
1986 Nominated Best Supporting Actress FAMAS Award Pahiram Ng Ligaya (1985)
1986 Won Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award Miguelito: Batang Rebelde (1985)
1985 Nominated Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award Sister Stella L (1984)
1984 Nominated Best Supporting Actress FAMAS Award Don't Cry For Me, Papa (1983)
1984 Nominated Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award Don't Cry For Me, Papa (1983)
1983 Nominated Best Actress FAMAS Award Santa Claus Is Coming To Town! (1982)
1983 Won Best Supporting Actress FAP Award Oro, Plata, Mata (1982)
1983 Nominated Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award Oro, Plata, Mata (1982)
1980 Nominated Best Actress FAMAS Award Gabun (1979)
1980 Nominated Best Actress Gawad Urian Award Gabun (1979)
1978 Nominated Best Supporting Actress FAMAS Award Walang Katapusang Tag-araw (1977)

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Train Lola ABS-CBN
2013 Akin Pa Rin Ang Bukas Beatrice Villacorta GMA Network
Apoy Sa Dagat Ildelfonsa del Sol ABS-CBN
2012 Hindi Ka Na Mag-iisa Doña Asuncion Montenegro GMA Network
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Aso Severina ABS-CBN
Wansapanataym: Ballpen De Sarah Pen Mrs. Pluma
Legacy Sophia Altamirano GMA Network
2011 Guns And Roses Dolor Marasigan ABS-CBN
Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Kapitan Inggo Belen Salazar
2010 Pablo S. Gomez's Juanita Banana Doña Cristina Buenaventura
My Driver Sweet Lover Helga Solis TV5
2009 May Bukas Pa Doña Anita Rodriguez ABS-CBN
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kandila Doray
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Card Rose
Obra: Drama Queen Guest Role GMA Network
Sine Novela: Magdusa Ka Doña Perla Doliente
E.S.P Guest Role
Lobo Mrs. Blancaflor ABS-CBN
2007 Maria Flordeluna Brigida Espero
Super Inggo 1.5: Ang Bagong Bangis Facunda
2006 Sa Piling Mo Gina
2005 Magpakailanman: The Manny And Pie Calayan Story Guest Role GMA Network
2004 Spirits Azon ABS-CBN
2003 Twin Hearts Doña Sofia Fontanilla GMA Network
2002/2003 Kung Mawawala Ka Iluminada Montemayor
2001 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Lobo Guest Role ABS-CBN
2000/2002 Pangako Sa 'Yo Doña Benita Buenavista

Selected movies[edit]

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