Julia Montes

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Julia Montes
Born Mara Julia Hautea Schnittka
(1995-03-19) March 19, 1995 (age 19)
Quezon City, Philippines
Ethnicity Filipino-German
Occupation actress, dancer, model, endorser
Years active 2001–present
Agent Star Magic (2004–present)
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Religion Christian

Mara Julia Hautea Schnittka, better known by her stage name Julia Montes (born March 19, 1995 in Quezon City, Philippines), is a Filipina actress and commercial model of German-Filipino descent. She is best known for her leading roles in Philippine dramas, such as Mara Clara,[1] Walang Hanggan and Ikaw Lamang.

Career[edit]

She began as a commercial model before appearing in various television shows such as Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga, Hiram and Maalaala Mo Kaya. She then continued to play different roles in other TV series including Ligaw na Bulaklak and I Love Betty La Fea before landing a permanent spot on Goin' Bulilit. As a teen star, Montes starred in the youth-oriented show, Your Song Presents: Gimik 2010 playing the role of Mara she was also appeared in Katorse top-billed by Erich Gonzales in 2009. In 2010 her biggest role came, she played the role of Clara in the remake of hit telenovela Mara Clara alongside with her bestfriend Kathryn Bernardo, Her effective portrayal as the main bida-kontrabida of the series showcased her caliber as a dramatic actress. In 2011, she portrayed the role, Tammy in another youth-oriented show entitled, Growing Up with her Mara Clara co-star and bestfriend Kathryn Bernardo. In 2012, Montes starred in another drama series entitled Walang Hanggan, a show that catapulted her already successful career, with Coco Martin. The huge success of the series earned her the title Phenomenal Primetime Princess and eventually named her as the Princess of Philippine Television.[2] Along with the show's phenomenal success, her love team with Coco Martin is Montes' most successful and effective love team.

In 2013, Montes starred in a romance-drama film A Moment in Time alongside Coco Martin as a follow-up success of their successful team-up and love team in Walang Hanggan. That same year, Montes top-billed in another teleserye, Muling Buksan Ang Puso together with Enchong Dee and Enrique Gil. That same year, she, together with Kathryn Bernardo was ranked number 1 as Most Beautiful star of 2013 and also tagged her as Teleserye Sweetheart. She also appeared in period drama series Ikaw Lamang in 2014, wherein she played the role of Mona where she got reunited with her Walang Hanggan leading men Coco Martin.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2001 Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga Danica GMA Network
2004 Hiram Young Stephanie Borromeo ABS-CBN
2005-2008 Goin' Bulilit Herself (Fourth Batch Graduate)
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Card Abby
Ligaw na Bulaklak Young Jennifer
I Love Betty La Fea Young Daniella Valencia
2009 Komiks Presents: Nasaan Ka Maruja? Maura
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Diary Young Babette
Katorse Nellie
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: The Substitute Bride Young Wilda
Your Song Presents: Gimik 2010 Mara
2010–present ASAP Herself
Mara Clara Clara del Valle / Clara David
2010 Shoutout! Herself
2011 Wansapanataym: Three-In-One Trina
Growing Up Samantha "Tammy" Magtoto
Wansapanataym: Unli-Gift Box Star
2012 Walang Hanggan Katerina Alcantara/Montenegro/Guidotti
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Krus Diana
Muling Buksan Ang Puso Sarah Beltran
Wansapanataym: The Christmas Visitor Marian Jacinto
2014 Ikaw Lamang Monalisa "Mona" Roque-Hidalgo

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Producer
2007 Paano Kita Iibigin Special Role Star Cinema, Viva Films
Bahay Kubo: A Pinoy Mano Po! Young Lily Regal Films
2008 Caregiver Ana Star Cinema
2009 T2 Cameo Appearance
2010 Dalaw Mara Star Cinema, Cinemedia, MJM Productions
2011 Way Back Home Jessica "Jessie" Lorraine S. Santiago Star Cinema
2012 The Reunion Ligaya
The Strangers Pat Quantum Films, MJM Productions
2013 A Moment in Time Jillian Linden Star Cinema
2014 Padre de Familia Pia Indie Film

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