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Ella Cruz in 2014 promotional short about the making of Dilim
|Born||Gabriella Annjane Umali Cruz
August 17, 1996
|Agent||GMA Artist Center (2005-2006)
Star Magic (2007-2009; 2012-2015)
Viva Entertainment (2015-present)
Gabriella Annjane Umali Cruz, known as Ella Cruz (born on August 17, 1996 in Angat, Bulacan, Philippines) is a Filipina actress, product endorser, host, commercial & promotional model and dancer. She is notable as Aryana in ABS-CBN's former TV series Aryana.
She became popular in the Philippines under ABS-CBN's Star Magic. She was known for playing the teen character of Cristine Reyes in the TV series Dahil Sa Pag-ibig. Cruz was often paired with Francis Magundayao (who played the teen Piolo Pascual in the same TV series). Cruz also become a part GMA Network at the GMA Artist Center from 2005-2006. She recently became popular when an uploaded video of her dancing to "Twerk It Like Miley" turned viral in YouTube.
|Somebody to Love||Amelie|
|2013||A Moment in Time||Mai-Mai Javier|
|2012||Shake, Rattle & Roll 14||Erlinda|
|The Promise||Young Andrea|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award Giving Body||Category||Nominated Work||Results|
|2008||56th FAMAS Awards||Best Child Actress||Resiklo||Won|
|2nd Gawad Genio Awards||Best Film Child Performer||Won|
|2011||25th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Children Show Host
(shared with Tropang Potchi hosts)
- GOC-ONG-VILLARIASA, RHONA (March 30, 2015). "Meet and greet with Ella Cruz". Sun.Star Davao. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
- "Getting to know Ella Cruz". Tempo. Jun 26th, 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2015. Check date values in:
- "Jinggoy, Lorna lead 56th FAMAS awards". THE PHILIPPINE STAR. Retrieved 21 November 2013.