|Born||Carla Angeline R. Abellana
June 12, 1986
|Alma mater||OB Montessori Center
De La Salle University
|Relatives||Delia Razon (Grandmother)
Rey "PJ" Abellana (Father)
Carla Angeline Reyes Abellana is a Filipina actress and commercial model who played the lead role in the Philippine adaptation of the Mexican telenovela, Rosalinda, aired in GMA Network. She recently finished starring as Eulalia "Lally" Agatep-Soriano in My Husband's Lover, Grace dela Rosa in My Destiny on GMA Network and as Lira Joy Macaspac in So It's You with Tom Rodriguez.
Born on June 12, 1986, in Manila, Philippines. Abellana is the daughter of actor Rey "PJ" Abellana and Rea Reyes. Her grandmother is Delia Razon, who was born to a German father and a Filipino-Spanish mother. She graduated from De La Salle University as Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree.
Abellana began her career as a commercial model. In 2009, she auditioned for Zorro, but GMA Network instead cast her in a lead role in Rosalinda, a remake of the Mexican telenovela of the same name. She subsequently became a model for Bench, also in 2009. In 2011, Nigel Barker photographed her for a photo shoot in the Philippine Tatler. She also appeared in the Philippine Fashion Week 2011, where she modeled clothes by Michele Sison. She has co-hosted SOP Rules, StarStruck, Party Pilipinas, the cooking show Del Monte Kitchenomics, and Karelasyon, a drama anthology series. She has also hosted the pageants Binibining Pilipinas 2010 and Miss World Philippines 2013. In 2013, she joined Sunday All Stars as a judge.
Carla is a contract star of Regal Films. She signed a 12-picture contract with the company. Her first film under Regal Films is Mamarazzi. Abellana appeared in her first horror film which was an entry to 2010 Metro Manila Film Festival, Shake, Rattle & Roll XII. In September 2011, Abellana starred in the Regal Films film My Neighbor's Wife. By the end of 2011, Abellana also appeared in two films, both of which are entries for the 2011 Metro Manila Film Festival: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow and Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story.
Drama and Comedy
|2009||Rosalinda||Rosalinda Romero Perez / Paloma||GMA Network||Lead Role|
|SRO Cinema Serye: Carenderia Queen||Juliet|
|2010||The Last Prince||Sonia|
|Sine Novela: Basahang Ginto||Orang Dimarucot / Laura Leyva||Lead Role|
|Love Bug Presents: The Last Romance||Rackie||Main Role|
|Jillian: Namamasko Po||Joyce||Special Guest|
|2011||Magic Palayok||Pilar Sallave||Lead Role|
|Kung Aagawin Mo Ang Langit||Ellery Martinez||Main Role|
|2012||Legacy||Herself (endorser)||Special Guest|
|Makapiling Kang Muli||Leilani Angeles||Lead Role|
|Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay na Kwento||Teacher Jenny||Special Guest|
|2013||Magpakailanman: The Undying Love Story of Leonardo & Nonyx Buela||Nonyx Buela||Lead Role|
|My Husband's Lover||Eulalia "Lally" Agatep-Soriano||Lead Role|
|Bubble Gang||Herself/Main Cast|
|2014||Magpakailanman: Sinapupunang Paupahan||Neneth Villegas||Lead Role|
|Ismol Family||Majay Ismol||Main Cast|
|My Destiny||Grace Dela Rosa-Andrada||Lead Role|
|2015||Pari 'Koy||Michelle Angeles||Special Guest|
|Because Of You||Andrea||Lead Role|
|2009||StarStruck V||Herself/Host||GMA Network|
|2010||Binibining Pilipinas 2010|
|2011||Miss World Philippines 2011||Herself/Host|
|2012||Manny Many Prizes|
|Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break|
|2013-2015||Sunday All Stars||Herself/Performer/Host|
|2014–present||Del Monte Kitchenomics||Herself/Host|
|2013||Celebrity Bluff||Herself/Contestant||GMA Network|
|Shake, Rattle & Roll XII||Diane||PMPC Star Awards for Movies Award for Best New Movie Actress
Young Critics Circle Award for Best Performance
Nominated — Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Golden Screen Awards for Breakthrough Performance by an Actress
|2011||My Neighbor's Wife||Jasmine||Nominated — Luna Awards for Best Supporting Actress|
|Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow||Charlotte||Nominated — 2011 Metro Manila Film Festival for Best Supporting Actress|
|Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story||Fidela||Viva Films||Nominated — FAMAS Award for Best Actress|
|2014||Third Eye||Mylene||Regal Entertainment|
|So It's You||Lira Joy Macaspac|
|Somebody to Love||Sabrina Madrilejos|
|Shake, Rattle & Roll XV||Aimee||Nominated — 2014 Metro Manila Film Festival for Best Actress|
|2015||No Boyfriend Since Birth||Carina Miranda|
Awards and nominations
|2010||36th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Actress||Shake, Rattle & Roll XII: Punerarya||Nominated|
|24th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best New Female TV Personality||Rosalinda||Won|
|2011||37th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Supporting Actress||Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow||Nominated|
|Young Critics Circle for Film||Best Performance||Shake, Rattle & Roll XII: Punerarya||Won|
|27th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Best New Movie Actress||Won|
|8th Golden Screen Awards||Breakthrough Performance by an Actress||Nominated|
|2012||30th Luna Awards||Best Supporting Actress||My Neighbor's Wife||Nominated|
|Yahoo OMG! Awards||Actress of the Year||None||Nominated|
|FAMAS Awards||Best Actress||Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story||Nominated|
|2013||27th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Drama Actress||My Husband's Lover||Nominated|
|The PEP List 2013||Female TV Star of the Year||My Husband's Lover||Nominated|
|2014||Golden Screen Awards for Television||Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Drama Series||My Husband's Lover||Won|
|Yahoo! OMG Awards||Actress of the Year||None||Nominated|
|40th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Actress||Shake, Rattle & Roll XV: Ulam||Nominated|
- PEP: Newcomer Carla Abellana to portray pinay Rosalinda!
- Caligan, Michelle (2014-06-12). "Throwback Thursday: A Look Back At Carla Abellana's Showbiz Life On Her Birthday!". GMA Network. Retrieved 2014-10-06.
- Delizo, Mikee (2014-06-18). "Suddenly Single Carla Abellana Looks Forward To New Love". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 2014-10-06.
- GMA Network: Carla Abellana corrects Wikipedia entry about her
- "Bench has a new leading lady". The Philippine Star. 2009-07-22. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- Arcache, Maurice (2011-07-27). "The women of Nigel Barker". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- "Carla Abellana, Iya Villania, Danica Magpantay, Chat Almarvez + more at Michele Sison’s Philippine Fashion Week couture comeback Show". Spot.PH. 2011-05-31.
- Ranoa-Bismark, Maridol (2009-11-27). "Second chances, new beginnings". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- "Double your luck in Party Pilipinas". The Philippine Star. 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- "Del Monte Kitchenomics on GMA". The Philippine Star. 2014-03-05. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- "Love’s many facets in Karelasyon". The Philippine Star. 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- Godinez, Ferdinand (2010-03-12). "Maria Venus Raj to represent the Philippines in Miss Universe 2010". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- "Miss World Philippines 2013 Coronation Night airs on GMA". GMA Network. 2013-08-16. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- "Sunday All Stars presents world festivals". The Philippine Star. 2013-08-25. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- PEP: Regal kicks off 50th anniversary celebration with Eugene Domingo's Mamarazzi
- PEP: Carla Abellana: "Kailangan pa ng maraming exposures at mahabang panahon para matawag akong magaling na aktres."
- PEP: Carla Abellana needs no permit from Geoff Eigenmann to work with Dennis Trillo
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