|Born||Regina Carla Bautista Peralejo
March 7, 1981
|Agent||Star Magic (1992–2014)|
Regina Carla "Rica" Bautista Peralejo-Bonifacio (née Peralejo) (born March 7, 1981) is a Filipina actress, singer, and television host. She is a member of ABS-CBN's circle of homegrown talents collectively known as Star Magic.
Rica started out as child star and was part of ABS-CBN's popular youth oriented variety show Ang TV. During her early teens, she became part of the rival network's hit teen oriented drama, GMA Network's T.G.I.S.. A year later, Peralejo moved back to ABS-CBN and was cast as part of its own hit teen oriented drama, Gimik. She was also cast as part of the hit horror series !Oka Tokat. Her acting prowess was finally recognized as she became a staple in ABS-CBN's teleseryes such as Mula Sa Puso, Marinella, Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay, Sineserye Presents: Palimos ng Pag-ibig, Sa Piling Mo  and Pangarap Na Bituin. She was also part of the hit sitcoms Palibhasa Lalake, Oki Doki Doc and OK Fine Whatever. She also honed her hosting skills as a host for the showbiz oriented show Showbiz No. 1 and a segment host for Umagang Kay Ganda. Rica was also hailed as a Dancing Queen with her Rated R segment in the Philippines' longest running variety show ASAP. She has appeared in several episodes of Komiks, Star Magic Presents, Philippine TV's longest running drama anthology Maalaala Mo Kaya and her own mini-anthology via Star Drama Presents: Rica. Recently, Rica has appeared in guest roles on 100 Days to Heaven and Ikaw Ay Pag-Ibig and became a guest judge on several occasions on It's Showtime.
Movies and reinventions
Between making television shows, Rica has made several movies. During her younger years, she was a staple in teen flicks such as T.G.I.S. The Movie, Takot Ka Ba Sa Dilim? and Silaw. She also did several comedy movies such as It's Cool Bulol and Banyo Queen. She later took on more daring roles in such movies as Balahibong Pusa, Tatarin, and Sa Huling Paghihintay. She shift her gears again and went on to star in a string of horror movies like Tiyanaks, Matakot Ka Sa Karma and Spirit of the Glass which earned her the moniker "Scream Queen". In recent years, Rica made special appearances in the movies Caregiver and Paano Na Kaya.
Last January 2014, she gave birth to a baby boy named Philip Nathaniel Peralejo Bonifacio. She chose to give up showbiz to focus on family life.
|2010||Paano Na Kaya||Maan Chua||Star Cinema|
|2006||Matakot Ka Sa Karma||Mariel||Canary Films|
|2005||Dilim||Cinema One Originals|
|2005||Hari Ng Sablay||Venus||Regal Films|
|2004||Spirit of the Glass||Kelly||Canary Films|
|2001||Dos Ekis||Charisse||Viva Films|
|2001||Banyo Queen||Viva Films|
|2001||Buhay Kamao||Vilma||Viva Films|
|2001||Sa Huling Paghihintay||Geri||Viva Films|
|2001||Balahibong Pusa||Becky||Viva Films|
|2000||Pera O Bayong Not Da TV||Star Cinema|
|1999||Mula Sa Puso: The Movie||Trina||Star Cinema|
|1998||It's Cool Bulol||Pinky||Viva Films|
|1997||T.G.I.S.: The Movie||Mitch Ferrer||Viva Films|
|1996||Where D' Girls R||Viva Films|
|1996||Ang TV: The Movie||Maneh||Star Cinema|
|1996||Takot Ka Ba Sa Dilim?||Viva Films|
|1995||Habang May Buhay||Viva Films|
|1995||Pulis Patola 2||Seiko Films|
|1995||Bocaue Pagoda Tragedy||Cely||Seiko Films|
|1994||Eat All You Can||Seiko Films|
- Understatement: The Bench Underwear and Denim Fashion Show (2004)
- Sa Huling Paghihintay (soundtrack) (2000)
- Ikaw Pa Rin At Ako (1999)
- Fallin' (1995)
- LUNA AWARDS BEST ACTRESS FOR 'HIBLA'
- STAR AWARDS FOR MOVIES BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS FOR 'CAREGIVER'
- FAMAS AWARDS BEST ACTRESS FOR 'HIBLA'
- MMFF BEST ACTRESS FOR 'KUTOB'
- MMFF BEST ACTRESS FOR 'SPIRIT OF THE GLASS'
- LUNA AWARDS BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS FOR 'TATARIN'