Sunshine Dizon

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Sunshine Dizon
Born Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon-Tan
(1983-07-03) July 3, 1983 (age 31)
Other names Sunshine, Shine, Sunny
Occupation Actress, Host, Singer
Years active 1986-present
Website
http://www.sunshinedizon.org

Sunshine Dizon (born Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon-Tan on July 3, 1983) is a Filipina actress. She started in show business when she was three years old.

Biography[edit]

Born as Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon-Tan in 1983 to Isagani Bengzon Dizon and Dorothy Cansancio Dizon, Dizon is the youngest in their family. At a young age, her mother who was then a producer of films and TV shows, noticed her interest in show business. She entered Philippine show business at the age of three.

When she was six, her dad left for the States. After a few months, she and her mom followed. She spent her seventh birthday in the United States.

Acting career[edit]

Sunshine Dizon started acting at the age of three. Her screen name then was simply "Sunshine". The first movie that she did was "God’s Little Children".

She has already worked in Kung Kasalanan Man (1989) and "Hindi Pa Tapos Ang Laban" and "Kahit Butas ng Karayom Papasukin Ko" where she got her first acting recognition as Best Child Actress from FAMAS.

In television, she became a regular on Bubble Gang. She also became part of "That's Entertainment" for six months. After which, VIVA signed her and cast her in "DATS".

She played one of the leads in the TV Series Anna Karenina as well as on the cast of Thank God It's Sabado. She starred in Honey, My Love, So Sweet (1999) and Kiss Mo Ko (1999).

Dizon's films include "Honey, My Love So Sweet" and "Kiss Mo Ko".

Sunshine Dizon appeared in the television series Anna Karenina.

In 2001, she starred in the prime time television drama Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin with Angelika dela Cruz and later the soap opera Kung Mawawala Ka. She was cast in Masikip sa dibdib (2004) and the TV sitcom Daboy En Da Girl (2002), "Mga Batang lansangan... ngayon (2002), Filipinas (2003) and Sabel (2004). She also starred in the GMA mini-series Umulan Man o Umaraw and Tuwing Kapiling Ka.

She played Sang'gre Pirena in the Encantadia series for which she won two Best Actress Awards from ENPRESS and Gawad Amerika.

She appeared in the sitcom Bahay Mo Ba To? (2005) and Captain Barbell (2006) as well as the title role in Carlo J. Caparas' Bakekang, for which she received a Best Actress by PMPC Atar Awards.

In Impostora, she played a dual role and later appeared in La Vendetta for GMA Network who signed her as an exclusive contract star. She was cast in the GMA Films' movie Dagaw and Sundo which to be aired in 2009.

In 2008, she starred in Obra. In 2009, Dizon started taping for All About Eve.

In 2012, Dizon has briefly returned to Philippine television, appearing on Regine Alcasid's cooking/talk show Sarap Diva along with Katrina Halili. Then later in 2013, Dizon has made her acting comeback via Mundo Mo'y Akin where she plays Perlita Mendoza. The appearance of Dizon's character in Mundo Mo'y Akin is quite similar to her previous titular role in Bakekang.

Television[edit]

Drama series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2013 Villa Quintana[1] Lumeng Digos GMA Network
Anna Karenina Perlita Mendoza (Crossover Character)
Mundo Mo'y Akin[2] Perlita Mendoza
2009 Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib Lorna Yadao-Domingo (3 Weeks only)
All About Eve Erika Alegre Reyes/Heo Young-mi
2007 Carlo J. Caparas' Kamandag [3] Reyna Ragona
La Vendetta[4][5][6] Eloisa Salumbides Cardinale
Impostora[7][8] Vanessa Cayetano & Sara Carreon
2006 Carlo J. Caparas' Bakekang[9][10] Jacoba Maisog aka Bakekang
Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell Blanca/Clarissa Magtangol/Ex-O
Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas Pirena
2005 Etheria: Ang Ikalimang Kaharian ng Encantadia Sang'gre Pirena
Encantadia Sang'gre Pirena
2002 Kahit Kailan Bettina De Guzman/Betchay
2001 Kung Mawawala Ka Rosa Camilla Montemayor
Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin Clarissa Fuentebella
1996 Anna Karenina Anna Karenina "Karen" Villarama
1995 T.G.I.S. Calai or Carla

Drama anthology[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2013 Magpakailanman: Sa Mata ng Daluyong[11] Love Añover
Magpakailanman: Isang Linggong Pag-ibig[12] Arlene Tolibas
Magpakailanman: The Lucy Aroma Story[13][14] Lucy Aroma
2010 Claudine Presents: Love Thy Neighbor Various
2009 Dear Friend: Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay Rachel
2008 Obra [15] Butch, Mira Bella Amor, Rosa
2005 Now and Forever: Agos Erika Arevalo
Magpakailanman : Silang Mga Inihabilin ng Langit Monica Sison
2004 Love to Love: True Romance Laura
Magpakailanman : Babangon Din Ang Kahapon
2003 Love to Love: Yaya Lovely Lovely Santos
Magpakailanman : Kakaibang Mukha ng Pag-Ibig
1996 TGIS Calai

Comedy shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2009 Bubble Gang Cast Member
2005 Bahay Mo Ba ’To Dorothy Benoit
2002 Daboy en da Girl Baby
1995 Bubble Gang Old Cast

Hosting[edit]

Year Title Role
2010 Party Pilipinas Co-host and co-performer
SOP Fully Charged Co-Host
2009 Unang Hirit Guest Co-Host
SOP Co-Host
1997 Jamming Co-Host
1986 That's Entertainment Performer/Host

Talk Show[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2013 The Ryzza Mae Show Herself/Guest

Films[edit]

Year Title Role
2014 Kamkam Elaine
2009 Sundo [16] Louella
2005 Mulawin The Movie Sang'gre Pirena
2004 Sabel Tonee
Masikip sa Dibdib Brigitte
Kilig...Pintig....Yanig Natasha
2003 Filipinas Sophia
2002 Mga Batang Lansangan Ngayon Alma
1999 Kiss Mo Ko Dindi
Honey, My Love, So Sweet Lissa
Hindi Pa Tapus Ang Laban
1995 Kahit Butas Ng Karayom Mimi
Jessica Alfaro Story Jessica's daughter
1994 Kadenang Bulaklak Young Jasmine
1989 Huwag Kang Hahalik Sa Diablo
Captain Jaylo Batas sa Batas Baby
May pulis... may pulis... sa ilalim ng tulay Liza
Kung Kasalanan Man -
Bote, Dyaryo, Garapa -
Tatak Ng Isang Api -
Florencio Dino Public Enemy No. 1 -
Si Malakas at si Maganda Young Anna
1988 One day, isang araw -
Silang mga sisiw sa lansangan Teresa Perlas
1986 God's Little Children Anna

Awards[edit]

Year Film award/critics Award
2014 5th Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nomination for Mundo Mo'y Akin
2009 23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV Female Face of the Night winner
Best Single Performance by an Actress for Obra butch episode- !
SOP Tag Awards Female Kapuso Fun Favorite Nominee '
2008 22nd PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Actress Awardee for Impostora [17]
2007 21st PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Actress Awardee for Bakekang[18]
2006 3rd Gawad Amerika Awards Best Actress Awardee for Encantadia
20th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actress Nominee for Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas
54th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Best Supporting Actress Nomination for Mulawin The Movie
USTv Students' Choice Awards Students' Choice for Best Actress Nominee for Encantadia
2005 18th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by an Actress Nominee for Magpakailanman: Silang Mga Inihabilin ng Langit
2nd ENPRESS Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Awardee for Encantadia
Kapuso's Viewers Choice Awards Idol Mong Anti-Bida Nominee for Encantadia
53rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies Best Supporting Actress Nominee for Sabel
53rd FAMAS Awards
Film Academy of the Philippines Awards
Metro Manila Film Festival
2004 1st ENPRESS Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Special Awardee for Magpakailanman: Babangon Din Ang Kahapon
2003 16th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by an Actress Nominee for Magpakailanman: Kakaibang Mukha Ng Pag-ibig
1995 FAMAS Best Child Actress for Kahit Butas ng Karayom, Papasukin Ko

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Young GMA stars in ‘Villa Quintana’ remake | The Manila Times Online". Manilatimes.net. 2013-10-26. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  2. ^ "Entertainment - Home of Kapuso shows and stars". GMANetwork.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  3. ^ Sunshine Dizon fulfills dream to finish culinary arts course
  4. ^ "GMA-7's LA VENDETTA - starring Sunshine Dizon and Jennylyn Mercado | Showbiz - TV". PinoyExchange. 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  5. ^ "Entertainment - Home of Kapuso shows and stars". GMANetwork.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  6. ^ PEP.ph. "”La Vendetta” airs its finale week starting January 7 | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". PEP.ph. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  7. ^ "Teleserye “Impostora” ni Iza Calzado at Sunshine Dizon hit na hit sa bansang Cambodia. | Kakulay Entertainment Blog". Kakulay.blog.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  8. ^ PEP.ph. "Sunshine Dizon and Iza Calzado reunite in ”Impostora” | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". PEP.ph. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  9. ^ "Ara, no hope na maging Bakekang; si Sunshine Dizon ang napili sa title role!". Filipinojournal.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  10. ^  Updated August 27, 2006 - 12:00am (2006-08-27). "How Sunshine Dizon became Bakekang | Cebu Entertainment, The Freeman Sections, The Freeman". philstar.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  11. ^ "Magpakailanman presents: 'Sa Mata ng Daluyong: The Typhoon Yolanda Tragedy' | Showbiz | GMA News Online". Gmanetwork.com. 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  12. ^ "Sunshine Dizon portrays life story of comedienne Arlene Tolibas this Saturday in 'Magpakailanman'". Gmanetwork.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  13. ^ "Press Release: Sunshine Dizon is ‘Lucy Aroma’ this Saturday in ‘Magpakailanman’ | taking a break". Blurredlights.wordpress.com. 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  14. ^  (The Freeman) (2013-01-11). "Sunshine Dizon returns to acting in Magpakailanman | Cebu Entertainment, The Freeman Sections, The Freeman". philstar.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  15. ^ Sunshine Dizon makes screen comeback via Obra
  16. ^ Rhian Ramos, Sunshine Dizon and Robin Padilla to star in GMA Films' "Sundo"
  17. ^ GMA 7 wins Best Station
  18. ^ First read on pep: ABS-CBN named Best TV Station at PMPC Star Awards for TV

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