Gina Alajar

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Gina Alajar
Born Regina Alatiit
(1958-06-29) June 29, 1958 (age 58)
Manila, Philippines
Years active 1968–present
Awards

FAMAS Award – Best Supporting Actress
1997 Malunay, Sa Pusod ng Paraiso
1991 Biktima
Gawad Urian Award – Best Supporting Actress
1991 Biktima
1997 Malunay: Sa Pusod ng Paraiso
Gawad Urian Award – Best Actress
1981 Brutal
1982 Salome
1983 Moral
1986 Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim

– Best Supporting Actress
2011 Amaya

Regina Alatiit, also known as Gina Alajar (born June 29, 1958) is a FAMAS and Gaward Urian Award winning Filipino film actress and television director.

Career[edit]

In her four decade career Alajar has been a critically acclaimed actress from child actress to an adult she has appeared in critically acclaimed films such as Bayan Ko, Brutal, Salome, Mulanay, and has collaborated with directors such as Lino Brocka, Ishmael Bernal and Maryo J Delos Reyes, Chito Rono, Gil M Portes, Marilou Diaz Abaya, her directorial work has been enhanced in the 2000s in television work for GMA Network dramas.

During 1997-2009 she has been seen mostly in television soap operas on GMA and in 2009-2010 she was seen in Kambal Sa Uma and 2010's Habang May Buhay in 2012 she received more massive acclaim for the TV series Hiram Na Puso a comeback feat in her Television Career on GMA Network.

In 2016, she came back to television full time in the fantasy afternoon drama "Magkaibang Mundo" (English: " From Different Worlds" as a main antagonist

Personal life[edit]

  • She was part of Dulaang UP
  • She has three sons with Michael De Mesa, from whom she is separated: Ryan, Geoff and AJ Eigenmann.
  • Her paternal grandfather was of Chinese descent.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

  • The Reunion (2012) Joanne
  • Guni-Guni (2012) Mrs. Arevalo
  • Fuchsia (2009) Nena
  • Mano Po 5: Gua Ai Di (I Love You) (2006)
  • Batad sa paang palay (2006)
  • Mainit na tubig (2006)
  • Lovestruck (2005)
  • Pinoy/Blonde (2005)
  • Sanib (2003)
  • Mano po (2002) Gina Go
  • Ang Agimat, anting-anting ni Lolo (2002) Clarita
  • Singsing ni Lola (2002) .... Esper
  • Mga Munting tinig (2002) .... Chayong
  • Bahay ni Lola (2001)
  • The Debut (2000) .... Gina Mercado
  • Sa piling ng mga aswang (1999) .... Lola Munda
  • Jose Rizal (1998) .... Saturnina Rizal
  • Mother Ignacia – Ang uliran (1998) .... Mother Ignacia (younger years)
  • Tatlo... magkasalo (1998)
  • Frats (1997) .... Oning
  • Mulanay: Sa pusod ng paraiso (1996)
  • Dead or Alive: Arrest the King of Carnappers (1996)
  • Ipaglaban mo: The Movie (1996)
  • Victim No. 1 Delia Maga: Jesus Pray For Us A Massacre in Singapore (1995) as Delia Maga
  • Teenage Mama (1993)
  • The Wild Cowboys (1992) .... Regina Smith
  • Shake Rattle & Roll 4 (1992) Puri (segment "Ang Madre")
  • Lucia (1992)
  • Shake Rattle & Roll 3 (1991) Rowena (segment "Ate")
  • Biktima (1991)
  • Emma Salazar Case (1991)
  • Kailan ka magiging akin? (1991) .... Shirley
  • Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina? (1990)
  • Orapronobis (1989) .... Esper
  • Birds of Prey (1988)
  • Hiwaga sa Balete Drive (1988)
  • Tatlong ina, isang anak (1987)
  • Ano ang kulay ng mukha ng Diyos ?(1986)
  • Bayan ko: Kapit sa patalim (1985) .... Luz
  • Bulaklak ng City Jail (1984) .... Juliet
  • Condemned (1984)
  • Sister Stella L. (1984)
  • Kaya kong abuting ang langit (1984) .... Nancy
  • Pieta, Ikalawang Aklat (1984)
  • Bukas... May pangarap (1984) .... Mering
  • Ganti (1983)
  • Caged Fury (1983) .... Nguyet
  • Moral (1982)
  • Wild (1981)
  • High School Scandal (1981)
  • Ako ang hari (1981)
  • Playgirl (1981)
  • Salome (1981) .... Salome
  • Caught in the Act (1981) .... Rowena
  • Brutal (1980) .... Cynthia
  • City After Dark (1980)
  • Anak ng Maton (1979)
  • Diborsyada (1979) .... Gina
  • Boy pana (Terror ng Maynila '63) (1978)
  • Malayo man, malapit din (1977)
  • Mahiwagang kris (1977)
  • Big J (1975)
  • Cofradia (1973)
  • My Little Brown Girl (1972)
  • Mag-inang ulila (1971)
  • Wanted: Perfect Mother (1970)
  • Si Darna at ang Planetman (1969) .... Narda
  • Pinagbuklod ng langit (1969)
  • Donata (1968) .... Donata
  • Kaibigan kong Sto. Niño (1967) .... Oreng
  • Hindi Mo Ako Kayang Tapakan (1966) .... Josephine

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Type of Role Network
2016 Magkaibang Mundo Noreen Sandoval-Perez Supporting role / Antagonist GMA Network
2012 Magpakailanman: The Mirriam Castillo Story Mirriam Castillo Episode guest
Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break Herself Mentor
Luna Blanca Linda De Jesus Main role
Hiram na Puso Zeny Banaag Main role / Secondary protagonist
Valiente Iluminada "Luming" Soledad- Valiente† Supporting role TV5
2011 Amaya Dian Lamitan Main role / Antagonist GMA Network
Machete Elena Supporting role
2010 Sine Novela: Trudis Liit Lolly Toledo Main role
Habang May Buhay Rose Alcantara-Caparas [2] Supporting role ABS-CBN
StarStruck (season 5) Herself Mentor GMA Network
2009 Sana Ngayong Pasko Felicidad "Fely" Dionisio Main role
SRO Cinemaserye Presents: Carenderia Queen Waray Episode guest
Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition Season 3 Herself Contender
Kambal sa Uma Celeste Miranda-Ledesma Supporting role / Antagonist ABS-CBN
2008 Sine Novela: Una Kang Naging Akin Luisa Yumul Main role / Antagonist GMA Network
E.S.P Eloisa Episode guest
Joaquin Bordado Doctora Regina Extended role
2007 Asian Treasures Elvira
Sine Novela: Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig Metring Velez Main role
Sine Novela: Sinasamba Kita Corazon Supporting role
2006 Majika Adana Supporting role / Antagonist
Noel --- Supporting role
2005 Vietnam Rose Amanda Hernandez ABS-CBN
2004 Magpakailanman: The Jennylyn Mercado Story Thelma Episode guest GMA Network
2003 Daisy Siete ---
2001 Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin Lilian Delos Santos Supporting role
1997 Mula Sa Puso Elena Supporting role / Antagonist ABS-CBN
1994 Bisperas ng Kasaysayan RPN
1993 GMA Telecine Specials GMA Network
1992 De Buena Pamilya RPN
1992 Cebu
1988 Evelio Alyssa GMA Network
1980/1996 Lovingly Yours, Helen

Movie/TV directing[edit]

As a director[edit]

Year Programs Note Network
2015-2016 The Half Sisters Director GMA Network
2015 Let the Love Begin Director
2014-2015 Yagit Director
2014 Eat Bulaga! Lenten Special: Kulungan Kanlungan Director
2013-2014 Villa Quintana Director
2013 Anna KareNina Director
Unforgettable Director
2012 Temptation of Wife 2nd Unit Director
Magdalena Director
Luna Blanca 2nd Unit Director
2011 Machete Director
2010/2012 Tween Hearts Director
2006 Kung Mamahalin Mo Lang Ako Director
2005 Tahanan: Eat Bulaga Special Director
2003 Narito Ang Puso Ko Director
Hawak Ko Ang Langit Director
1999 Kirara, Ano Ang Kulay ng Pag-ibig? Director
Del Tierro Director
  • Film/s:
    • 2007: Angels (Angel's of Mine - GMA Films
    • 2007: Shake Rattle and Roll 9:Christmas Tree
    • 2009: Shake Rattle and Roll 11:"Diablo
    • 1992: Shake Rattle and Roll 4: Madre
    • 1991: Shake Rattle and Roll 3:Ate

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Tempo. Tempo.com.ph (2011-09-30). Retrieved on 2012-01-25.
  2. ^ Habang May Buhay/Rose Alcantara. ABS-CBN.com (2011-04-15). Retrieved on 2011-07-03.

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