Lorna Tolentino

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Lorna Tolentino
Born Victoria Lorna Aluquin-Fernandez
(1961-12-23) December 23, 1961 (age 52)
Concepcion, Tarlac, Philippines
Other names Lorna T, L.T.
Occupation Actress, host, executive producer
Spouse(s) Rudy Fernandez
(m. 1983–2008; his death)
Children Ralph Fernandez
Renz Fernandez
Parents Eloisa Perez
Amado Aluquin
Ceejay Tolentino
Sharla Tolentino
Regine Tolentino

Victoria Lorna Aluquin-Fernandez, better known as Lorna Tolentino, sometimes known as L.T., an abbreviation of her screen name (born December 23, 1961), is a Filipina actress, host, executive producer and widow of actor Rudy Fernandez. Together, they bore two sons named Ralph and Renz.

Life and career[edit]

She was born on December 23, 1961 in Concepcion, Tarlac and later moved to Manila. Her dad is from Liliw, Laguna. She is also the stepmother of actor Mark Anthony Fernandez. She is first cousin to actress Amy Perez and a niece of actor Jerry Pons. She was married to actor Rudy Fernandez from 1983 till his death in 2008. They had two children.

She attended the elementary grades at St. Anthony School where she also finished high school She took up a Bachelor of Arts course at St. Paul College in Quezon City, and also at the University of Santo Tomas and Maryknoll College (now Miriam College).

She started her career as a child actress. Later, she portrayed the young Susan Roces in Divina Gracia [1] and has a total of at least 60 movies. She has won eight film awards and garnered 20 nominations (mostly for Best Actress in FAMAS).

She's also one of the Grandslam actresses in the Philippine Cinema together with Nora Aunor, Vilma Santos and Sharon Cuneta. She won her Grandslam Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993). She went back to her original network (GMA Network) to star in the upcoming heavy drama series Pahiram ng Sandali.

Tolentino is also known for her heavy dramatic portrayals in Primetime Award Winning TV Dramas in 2002-2003 she was cast in The Phenomonal Suspense Drama Series Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay as Lorrea/Lorrinda Guinto/Red Butterfly a lead role which successfully set Primetime TV Standards and also had a Phenomenal Finale. In 2009-2010 after she stopped doing TV work and mostly did films and TV Stints as a TV Host she came back to reclaim her throne as she played the role of Atty Tessa Ramirez in the Phenomonal Soap Dahil May Isang Ikaw which won her more accolades in the New York Television Awards for Best Telenovela and in 2011 she did the Action-Military Drama Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin where she played Antagonist as Alondra Sebastiano. In 2011, of the same year she left the network and did a heavy Primetime Drama Glamorosa

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2013 Genesis Sandra Sebastian-Trinidad GMA Network
Magpakailanman Susan Maniego
The Ryzza Mae Show Herself
Home Sweet Home Azon
Cassandra: Warrior Angel Jana Alcuaz TV5
2012 Pahiram Ng Sandali Janice GMA Network
Artista Academy Judge TV5
Third Eye Jana Alcuaz
Sharon: Kasama Mo, Kapatid Herself
Valiente Mila Regalado-Arden
Pidol's Wonderland: Moomoo Mia Mia
2011/2012 Glamorosa Dra. Natalia Herrera
2011 Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin Alondra Sebastiano-Del Tierro ABS-CBN
2010 Elena M. Patron's Momay Shirley Buenavidez
2009/2010 Dahil May Isang Ikaw Attorney Tessa Ramirez
2009 May Bukas Pa Miriam
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Chess
2008 Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan Helen Lorenzo / Shanara GMA Network
2007 StarStruck: The Next Level Council
2006 Now and Forever: Linlang Lorena Castrillo
O, Mare Ko! Victoria / Vicky QTV
2005/2006 Sugo Amelia GMA Network
2005 Mars Ravelo's Darna Adran
2004 Hanggang Kailan Valerie Rosales
30 Days Host
2004/2008 Startalk
2003 All About You
2002/2003 Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay Lorrea Guinto / Lea Mijares / Lorrida Guinto / Ingrid Medrano / Red Butterfly ABS-CBN
2002 Star Drama Theatre Presents: Lorna Various
1999/2000 Liwanag Ng Hatinggabi Amanda GMA Network
1999 1 For 3 Yugie (One Month Guest)
1997 NegoSyete Co-host
1994 Ready, Get Set, Go! Host ABS-CBN
1977 Darna (1977) Darna RPN

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Studio
2013 Burgos Edith Burgos Cinemalaya
2011 Ang Panday 2 Baruka GMA Films
2010 Sa 'yo Lamang Amanda Alvero Star Cinema
2007 Katas Ng Saudi Marcy Maverick Films
2006 Mano Po 5: Gua Ai Di Yolanda Regal Films
2005 Lovestruck GMA Films
2003 Mano Po 2: My Home Belinda Regal Films
2003 Utang Ng Ama Doctora Maverick Films
2002 Magnifico Edna Violett Films Production
2001 Abakada Ina Estela Viva Films
2001 Sugatang Puso Celine Regal Films
2000 Ping Lacson, Super Cop Alice Lacson Millennium Cinema
2000 Yakapin Mo Ang Umaga Ria Regal Films
1999 Luksong Tinik Beth Pineda Regal Films
1998 Pusong Mamon Annie Viva Films
1997 Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin Lisa Reyes Star Cinema
1996 Bayarang Puso[2][3] Juliet Sanvictores Regal Films
1996 May Nagmamahal Sa Iyo Louela Star Cinema
1996 Kristo Veronica Cine Suerte
1995 Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara Barbara Star Cinema
1995 Sigaw Ng Puso Nikki Premiere International
1995 Sa Ngalan Ng Pag-ibig Mae Regal Films
1993 Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo Winnie Martin Regal Films
1993 Gaano Kita Kamahal Auring Suclad Stellar Film
1992 Narito Ang Puso Ko Helen Viva Films
1991 Kislap Sa Dilim Ciena Bonanza Films & Reflection Films
1990 Ayaw Matulog Ng Gabi Golden Lion Films
1990 Higit Na Matimbang Ang Dugo
1990 Tiny Terrestrial: The Three Professors Prof. Carla Presto-Eyestyle
1989 Kailan Mahuhugasan Ang Kasalanan? Monica Escudero Vision Films
1988 Natutulog Pa Ang Diyos Gillian Ramirez Seiko Films
1988 Nagbabagang Luha Maita Regal Films
1987 Maging Akin Ka Lamang Rosita Monteverde Viva Films
1987 Pinulot Ka Lang Sa Lupa Santina Regal Films
1986 Nakagapos Na Puso Eliza Fajardo Viva Films
1985 Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita? Rizzy Seiko Films
1985 Muling Buksan Ang Puso Viva Films
1985 Hindi Nahati Ang Langit Melody Vanguard Films
1985 Hello Lover, Goodbye Friend Falcon Films
1984 Somewhere Shirley Morena Viva Films
1983 Vendetta
1983 Sana, Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon Viva Films
1983 Init Sa Magdamag Becky Claudio / Leah Sanchez Viva Films
1982 Kumander Elpidio Paclibar
1982 Moral Seven Star Productions
1982 Dormitoryo: Buhay Estudyante Cynthia All Star Films
1982 Sinasamba Kita Nora Viva Films
1982 Uod at Rosas
1981 Caught In the Act
1981 Wild
1981 Diosa
1981 Cover Girls
1981 Tropang Bulilit
1980 Waikiki
1980 Mamang Sorbetero
1980 Apat Na Maria
1980 Waikiki: Sa Lupa ng Ating Mga Pangarap
1980 Sa Init ng Apoy Trigon Cinema Arts
1980 Disco Madhouse
1980 City After Dark
1979 Mga Huwad na Mananayaw
1979 Dugo Ang Ihuhugas Sa Kasalanan
1979 Midnight Snow
1978 Katawang Alabok
1978 Paano Ang Gabi Kung Wala Kana
1978 Aliw
1978 Esmeralda At Ruby
1977 Stepsisters
1976 Sapagkat Kami'y Tao Lamang: Part 2
1976 Dulce Amor, Ina
1975 Pag-ibig Mo, Buhay Mo
1970 Divina Gracia
1970 Mga Anghel na Walang Langit Nena
1969 Huwag Mo Kaming Isumpa
1969 Uhaw Sa Kalayaan

As producer or executive producer[edit]

  • Hula Mo, Huli Ko (2002)
  • Itataya Ko Ang Buhay Ko (1996)
  • Matimbang Pa Sa Dugo (1995)
  • Kahit Buhay Ko (1992)
  • Kamay ni Kain (1992)
  • Kislap Sa Dilim (1991)
  • Kaaway ng Batas (1990)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Grandslam Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
  • FAMAS Best Actress for Katas ng Saudi (2008)
  • FAMAS Best Actress for Abakada Ina (2002)
  • FAMAS Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
  • FAMAS Best Child Actress for Lumuha Pati Mga Anghel (1971)
  • FAP Best Actress for Sa'yo Lamang (2010)
  • FAP Best Actress for Abakada Ina (2002)
  • FAP Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
  • FAP Best Actress for Maging Aking Ka Lamang (1988)
  • ENPRESS Golden Screen awards Best Actress for Comedy Katas ng Saudi (2008)
  • Star Award Best Actress for Maging Akin Ka Lamang (1988)
  • Gawad Urian Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
  • Star Award - Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
  • MFF Best Actress for Luksong Tinik (2000)
  • Star Award For TV Best Actress(Drama) for Hanggang Kailan (2003)
  • Star Award For TV Best Actress(Drama) for Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (2004)
  • Star Award For TV Best Actress(Single Performance) for Magpakailanman (2005)
  • Female Star of the Night - six times winner
  • Miss RP Movies - five times winner

Nominations[edit]

  • ASIAN Television Awards (Pending Nominee)
    • Best Actress
  • FAMAS
    • Best Actress (10 nominations)
    • Best Supporting Actress (1 nomination)
    • Best Child Actress (1 nomination)
  • Gawad Urian Awards
    • Best Actress (8 nominations)
  • FAP
    • Best Actress (8 nominations)
  • Star Award
    • Best Actress (12 nominations)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.inquirer.net/saturday/sep99wk3/spc_7.htm
  2. ^ "LORNA PREFERS BOX OFFICE SUCCESS TO AWARDS". Newsflash. 22 June 1999. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Lorna Tolentino". Film Academy of the Philippines. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 

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