Chanda Romero

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Chanda Romero
Born Chanda Romero
(1954-03-06) March 6, 1954 (age 63)
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Other names Chanda
Occupation Actress, Film and TV Actress, Product Endoser, Comedian
Years active 1970--Present

Chanda Romero is a Philippine actress.[1] She is mostly seen on GMA Network and appeared only once on ABS-CBN.

Romero career was also popular for being leading lady or counter opposite to Action Stars Rudy Fernandez and even Fernando Poe Jr and Philip Salvador she even was cast as a business exec in the hit cult classic Working Girls in 1984 followed by cult classics Bagets and Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? Which were also cult classics in 1987 she starred in Paano Kung Wala Ka Na with film actresses Susan Roces and Charo Santos as a scorned wife although she was not the lead actress she brought intensity to the role as a scorned lover who suspects that Roces character is the mistress from the 90s and onwards she took on other roles and landed into television in prime time Dramas such as Villa Quintana and then in ABS CBNs Vietnam Rose in 2005 later on she had more tv projects than ever she was critically acclaimed in the tv series My Husbands Lover as Dennis Trillos mom Sol and Maxene Magalonas evil Mother in Law in the daytime soap Faithfully


Chanda V. Romero is the daughter of Enrique Villanueva Romero of Bais City Negros Oriental ( Old Spanish and Chinese descent ) and Remedios Valenzuela of Cebu City .A family of Politics ,Sugar Planter, Artists and Cultural Workers in Negros Oriental. One of the Most Powerful family in Negros Villanuevas, Teveses, Pinili,,Romero,Calumpang , Villamil ,Baena and Gomez Clan.She is the niece of award winning Film Director Eddie Sinco Romero,related to Yasmin Romero Character Actress in the 60s and 70s,Cousin of Film Director and MTRCB Board of Director Joey Romero and Raymund A. Villanueva fashion Director


In the 1970s and the 1980s she had a staple of films she starred with Award Winning Actresses' Elizabeth Oropesa, Hilda Koronel, Gloria Diaz, and Daria Ramirez in a bunch of films her number of work also caught the eyes of Celso Ad Castillo, Ishmael Bernal, Danny Zialcita and Lino Brocka her prolific leading men include Philip Salvador, Eddie Garcia, Christopher De Leon, Dindo Fernando, and Joel Torre and etc. Her sexy and serious roles even caught attention in films like Working Girls and Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? In the 1990s although her television success in Villa Quintana brought her praise she starred in Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin a prolific movie with Director Carlos Siguion Reyna with Rosanna Roces

Personal life[edit]

She is now happily married to Jose Mari "Mayi" Alejandrino.So last Oct. 25,2013,the couple asked the immediate family to be at Casino Espanol de Cebu an hour earlier.. (Mass and Mom’s birthday dinner was to be held at 6pm)…so we could squeeze in our civil rites. On May 17, 2014 Chanda and Mayi made their vows in a commitment ceremony at the Tierra de Maria Chapel in Tagaytay.




Year Title Role Type of Role Network
2017 Legally Blind Marissa Reyes-Evangelista Supporting role / Protagonist GMA Network
2016 Magpakailanman: Davao Bombing: Mga Kuwento Ng Pag-Asa Euphemia Episode guest
2016 Princess in the Palace Donya Pilar Buenaventura Recurring role
2016 Once Again Carmen Mateo Supporting role / Antagonist
2015-16 The Half Sisters Magdalena / Cielo Extended role / Antagonist
2015 Pari 'Koy Madam Martha Buenavista Supporting role / Antagonist
2015 Ipaglaban Mo: Paano Mo Nagawa Ito? Zeny Episode guest ABS-CBN
2014 Strawberry Lane Ms. Digna Castro Cameo appearance GMA Network
2014 Kambal Sirena Doña Victorina Villanueva Supporting role / Antagonist
2014 Ismol Family Mommy C Episode guest
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Family Picture Fatima ABS-CBN
2013 My Husband's Lover Soledad "Sol/Sinag" Del Mundo Supporting role GMA Network
2013 Kidlat Minerva Megaton TV5
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pulang Laso Mrs. Miranda Episode guest ABS-CBN
2012 Faithfully Amanda Quillamor Supporting role / Antagonist GMA Network
2012 My Beloved Elsa Quijano GMA Network
2011 Spooky Nights: Ang Mama Kong Mamaw Mommy Glo Episode guest GMA Network
2011 Sinner or Saint Racquel Guest appearance GMA Network
2011 Sisid Mommy L Recurring role / Antagonist GMA Network
2011 Dwarfina Selya Supporting role / Antagonist GMA Network
2010 The Last Prince Dama Rosata Supporting role GMA Network
2009 Sine Novela: Kaya Kong Abutin Ang Langit Donya Lucia Recto GMA Network
2009 Adik Sa'Yo Donya Aurora Manansala GMA Network
2009 Zorro Agida Guest appearance GMA Network
2008–09 Luna Mystika Donya Benita Sagrado Supporting role / Antagonist GMA Network
2008 Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Donya Felicia Montemayor GMA Network
2007 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pilat Estella Episode guest ABS-CBN
2007 Impostora Donya Anatella Cayetano GMA Network
2006 Princess Charming Donya Amparo GMA Network
2006 Now and Forever: Linlang Gina GMA Network
2005 Vietnam Rose Vida Mojica ABS-CBN
2003–04 Narito Ang Puso Ko Clara GMA Network
2002-03 Kapalaran Magda ABS-CBN Regional Network Group
2001–02 Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin Amarra Luna Supporting role / Antagonist GMA Network
1995-1997 Villa Quintana Lumen Supporting role


Year Title Role Type of Role Production Company
2014 Shake, Rattle & Roll XV Aling Lina Regal Entertainment
Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? Glacilda Gancayco Main role / Antagonist

In the 1970s Chanda Romero starred in both Award-Winning Films Pag Puti Ng Uwak Pag Itim Ng Tagak which transitioned her from more daring roles such as skin flicks through the 1970s and 1980s she has also done films with VIVA Films entirely she even starred with bigger actors in numerous films such as Christopher De Leon (Bituing Walang Ningning) and Gabby Concepcion and even Aga Muhlach she even did numerous antagonist roles

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award/Critics Category Work Results
2014 40th Metro Manila Film Festival Best Festival Supporting Actress Shake, Rattle & Roll XV Nominated


  1. ^ "Movie Spice". Manila Standard. August 3, 1989. Retrieved June 22, 2010.