Eula Valdez

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Eula Valdez
Eula Valdez.jpg
Born Julia Amorsolo Valdez
(1968-12-11) December 11, 1968 (age 47)
San Miguel, Manila, Philippines[1]
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actress
Years active 1983–present

Julia "Eula" Amorsolo Valdez was (born December 11, 1968) is a Filipina actress, best known for her role as Amor Powers in the original version of Pangako Sa ’Yo (2000) and as Janice in the Bagets film series (1984).

Early life[edit]

Eula Valdez was born at Singian Clinic (later became Singian Hospital) on December 11, 1968 in San Miguel, Manila to Estanislao Fermin Valdes (March 28, 1920 in Gapan, Nueva Ecija - March 24, 1988)[2] and Gracia Jorge Amorsolo (November 24, 1927 in Binondo, Manila - February 5, 2004 in Las Piñas).[3][1][4] Her maternal grandfather was Filipino painter Fernando Amorsolo.

Career[edit]

Popularity[edit]

Valdez became part of the series Marinella starred Camille Prats, Shaina Magdayao and Serena Dalrymple but she gained more popularity during her portrayal as " Amor de Jesus-Powers" in the ABS-CBN's hit television series Pangako sa ’Yo in 2000 starring Kristine Hermosa, Jericho Rosales and Jean Garcia. In the series she played one of the protagonist who also acting as an antagonist while the series developed. In 2003, she was cast as Mira B. Cordero in the drama series Darating ang Umaga created by Jose Javier Reyes, but the series ganered low rating. In 2005 she joined the Pablo S. Gomez's Kampanerang Kuba playing Lourdes Saavedra.

In 2007 she starred in the TV series Maria Flordeluna, right after the ending of the series she did a follow up series in the ABS-CBN's rival network titled Kamandag aired on GMA Network starring Richard Gutierrez. Since then she became part of GMA Network's female lead actress and starred in the multiple series such All About Eve, the short lived Saturday Paranormal series E.S.P. and LaLola. In 2009, she went back to ABS-CBN to do the Primetime hit series The Wedding, and The Last Prince in 2010 and the successful afternoon series, Koreana. In 2011, she was part of the remake of Mula Sa Puso as her comeback to ABS-CBN where she played Selina Matias. On the 20th Anniversary of MMK, she's the #1 featured actress with the most number of episodes (32 episodes, as of 2014) and she was hailed "MMK Queen". In 2012, as her comeback as a contract artist she currently plays Olivia La Pena on the hit film remake turned TV series Mundo Man ay Magunaw which was originally portrayed by Susan Roces and will be Black Lily at the book two of Walang Hanggan.

In 2015, PEP.com reported that Valdez would returned in GMA Network to joined the hit television series The Half Sisters.

Awards[edit]

  • 1998 - Highly Commended in Asian TV Awards in Singapore (MMK: Talaarawan)
  • 2001 - Star Awards Best Actress in a Drama Series (Pangako Sa ’Yo)
  • 2002 - Jose Rizal Award of Excellence Top Enterntainer Award as Best Actress (Pangako Sa ’Yo)
  • 2003 - Asian TV Awards Best Actress Nomination
  • 2003 - Asian TV Awards Best Actress in Singapore (MMK: Karinderia)
  • 2006 - Aliw Awards Best Actress in a musical (ZsaZsa Zaturnnah)
  • 2011 - Broadway World Philippines Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Nine)
  • 2015 - Young Critics Circle Best Performance (Dagitab)
  • 2015 - Gawad Urian Beft Actress (Dagitab)

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role(s) Type of Role Network
2015 Princess in the Palace President Madam Leonora Clarissa "Leona" Jacinto Main role GMA
Magpakailanman: Ang Huling Laro ng Aking Anak Rosalyn Episode guest
2014-2016 The Half Sisters Ysabela Zúñiga-De La Rhea Extended role
2014 Magpakailanman: Pusong Hindo Nakalimot Faith Episode guest
Elemento: Apoy ni Bambolito Episode guest
Ilustrado Doña Teodora "Lelay" Mercado-Alonzo Supporting role
Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Reyna Dyangga Supporting role / Antagonist ABS-CBN
Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon Helena Salvador-Romero Supporting role
2013 Magpakailanman: Kislap ng Isang Parol Marissa Lopez Episode guest GMA
Genesis Brenda Natividad
Kahit Nasaan Ka Man Theresa De Chavez Supporting role
Cassandra: Warrior Angel Larissa / Gloria Cruz Main role TV5
Toda Max Dra. Yola Guest appearance ABS-CBN
2012-2013 A Beautiful Affair Carlotta Pierro Supporting role / Antagonist
2012 Walang Hanggan Jean "Black Lily" Bonifacio / Jane Bonifacio-Montenegro† Supporting role
Mundo Man ay Magunaw Olivia "Olive" San Juan-La Peña Lead role
2011 Protégé: The Battle For The Big Break Herself Episode guest Judge GMA
Ikaw Ay Pag-Ibig Ms. Castro Guest appearance / Antagonist ABS-CBN
Showtime Herself Episode guest judge
Mula Sa Puso Selina Pereira-Matias† Main role / Antagonist
2010-2011 Koreana Violeta Salcedo-Jung Main role / Antagonist GMA
2010 The Last Prince Adela Supporting role
2009 The Wedding Audrey De Meñes Supporting role ABS-CBN
All About Eve Alma Bautista-Gonzales Main role GMA
2008-2009 LaLola Susanna Fuentabella-Lobregat Supporting role
2007-2008 Carlo J. Caparas' Kamandag Alicia Main role
2007 Mga Mata ni Anghelita Bernice Special participation
Maria Flordeluna Teacher Josephine "Jo" Espero-Alicante Main role ABS-CBN
2006 Star Circle Quest: Kids Quest juror Kid Quest Jury
Star Circle Quest: Summer Kid Quest Quest juror Kid Quest Jury
2005-2006 Makuha Ka sa Tikim Herself Main hostess
2005 Pablo S. Gomez's Kampanerang Kuba Lourdes Saavedra Supporting role
2003 Darating ang Umaga Mira Banal-Cordero Lead role
2000-2002 Pangako Sa 'Yo Amor Powers Main role
1999-2000 Marinella Bebeng† Main role
1998 Halik Sa Apoy Delia Extended role GMA
1996 Familia Zaragoza Nimfa Extended role ABS-CBN
1992-1996 Lira Gina Monteverde Main role GMA
1991 Maalaala Mo Kaya Various roles (32 episodes) ABS-CBN
Ready, Get Set Go! Herself Co-hostess

Movies[edit]

  • Dagitab (2014) ... Issey Tolentino
  • Born To Love You (2012) ... Sylvia
  • Rosario (2010) ... Donya Adela
  • Working Girls (2010) ... Dr. Cleo Carillo
  • Ang Manghuhula (2009)
  • Rekados (2006)
  • Umaaraw, Umuulan (2006)
  • Nagmamahal, Kapamilya .... Louisa (2006)
  • Ina, Anak, Pamilya (2006)
  • Noon at Ngayon... Pagsasamang Kayganda (2003) .... Sylvia
  • Darating ang Umaga (2003) TV Series .... Mira Cordero
  • Di Kita Ma-reach (2001)
  • Pangako sa 'Yo (2000) TV Series .... Amor Powers
  • Marinella (1999) TV Series .... Bebeng
  • Gimik: The Reunion (1999)
  • Mula sa Puso: The Movie (1999) .... Criselda Pereira
  • Babae sa Bintana, Ang (1998)
  • Magandang Hatinggabi (1998) .... Carla
  • Pagdating ng Panahon (1998)
  • Ang Pulubi at ang Prinsesa (1997) .... Rosalie's Mom
  • Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin (1997)
  • Batang PX (1997)
  • Ikaw Pala ang Mahal Ko (1997)
  • Madrasta (1996) .... Luchi
  • Sana Maulit Muli (1995) .... Margie
  • Lagalag: The Eddie Fernandez Story (1994) .... Sara
  • Tumbasan mo ng Buhay (1993)
  • Dahil Mahal Kita (1993)
  • GMA Telecine Specials (1992)
  • Ready, Get Set, Go! (1992)
  • Barbi For President (1991)
  • Kapag Langit ang Humatol (1990) .... Nelia
  • Hindi Pahuhuli ng Buhay (1989)
  • Bala... Dapat kay Cris Cuenca, Public Enemy no. 1 (1989)
  • Rosenda (1989)
  • Buy One, Take One (1988)
  • Bagets 2 (1984) .... Janice
  • Hotshots (1984) .... Elaine
  • Bagets (1983) .... Janice

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Minahal Kita (I Loved You) (2008)

References[edit]

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