Gladys Reyes

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Gladys Reyes-Roxas
Gladys Reyes at the 25th PMPC Star Awards.jpg
Gladys Reyes at the 25th PMPC Star Awards for Television, 2011
Born Gladys Paras Reyes
(1977-06-23) June 23, 1977 (age 40)
Davao City, Davao Region, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Other names Gladys Reyes-Roxas
Gladys Reyes-Sommereux
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–present
Spouse(s) Christopher Roxas (2004–present); 3 children

Gladys Reyes Roxas-Sommereux (née Paras; born June 23, 1977), is a Filipina actress best known for her role as "Clara," the lead villainess from the 90's ABS-CBN hit teleserye, Mara Clara.[1][2] She received the PMPC Star Awards for Best Drama Actress for the TV series Saan Ka Man Naroroon.[3]

She received a Urian Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Magkakabaung.[4] She is currently a board member of Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB).[5]

Biography[edit]

Background[edit]

Known by the alias, Primera Kontrabida,[6] Gladys Reyes had her big break for the 1990s soap opera, Mara Clara, as Clara, which was later portrayed by Julia Montes in the hit remake of the same name.

She is the wife of Christopher Roxas (born Jean-Christopher Sommereux; 1978), her co-star in the said soap opera.[7] They now have four children.[8]

Reyes is a known member of Iglesia ni Cristo,[9] as well as an alumna of New Era University where she earned her bachelor's degree in Mass Communications.

Career[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role
2018 Ang Dalawang Mrs. Reyes Betsy
2015 Felix Manalo Avelina Manalo
2012 This Guy's in Love with U Mare! Terry
2010 Petrang Kabayo Pregnant Kalesa Passenger
2002 Biyahera Lilia
Cass & Cary: Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? Attorney Juliet
May Pag-ibig Pa Kaya? Pilar
2001 Tabi-tabi Po! Minerva
1999 Pepeng Agimat Viola
Weder-weder lang 'yan Girlie
1998 Kasal-kasalan (Sakalan) Angel
I'm Sorry, My Love Sylvia
Ikaw Na Sana: The Movie Version Angela Rosales
1997 Anak ng Dilim Adela
Sa Kabilugan Ng Buwan Michelle
Minsan Lamang Magmamahal Pinky
Isinakdal Ko Ang Aking Ina Carol
1996 Kung Alam Mo Lang Mechie
Ang Titser Kong Pogi Auntie
Mara Clara: The Movie Clara del Valle/David
Sana Naman Noreen
1989 SuperMouse and the Robo-Rats Young Dambu
1988 Afuang: Bounty Hunter Ablyn Afuang
1986 Captain Barbel Kidnap Victim
Nakagapos na Puso young Elisa
1984 Baby Tsina Elena's Baby

Television[edit]

Television Series
Year Title Role Network
2018 Inday Will Always Love You Amanda Melendez GMA Network
Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko: Ang Kwento ni Humpty Dumpty Humpty Mommy
Tadhana: Nanny Knows Best Rica
2017 Love is... Natasha
2016 Oh, My Mama! Inday Bartolome GMA Network
Poor Señorita Lydia dela Cruz
2015-2016 Little Nanay Vivian San Pedro
2015 Let the Love Begin Maricar "Katy" Fernandez / DJ Katy Fairy
2014 My BFF Mercedes
Kambal Sirena Barracuda
2013 Pyra: Ang Babaeng Apoy Susan Del Fierro
Home Sweet Home Agoncillia Caharian
2012 Enchanted Garden Dolores TV5
2012 Wako Wako Isay Gaudencio ABS-CBN
2011 Ikaw Ay Pag-Ibig Mrs. Dizon
2011 Guns and Roses Diana Montano-Alvaro
2010 Habang May Buhay Dra. Clarissa C. Briones
2009-2010 George and Cecil Miriam Macabanta
2009 Only You Dorina Sanchez
2008-2009 LaLola Iris Diaz GMA Network
2008 Tasya Fantasya Mateng
2007-2008 Sine Novela: My Only Love Pearl
2006-2007 Bakekang Deborah Yokohama
2004-2007 Bahay Mo Ba 'To? Kelly Mulingtapang
2004 Marinara Tara
2001-2003 Recuerdo de Amor Ursula ABS-CBN
Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan Ruella Agbayani
1999-2001 Saan Ka Man Naroroon Melissa
1998 Ganyan Kita Kamahal Gwen GMA Network
1997-1998 Ikaw Na Sana Angela Rosales
1992-1997 Mara Clara Clara del Valle / Clara Davis ABS-CBN

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year TV Award/Critics Award Result
2000 14th PMPC Star Awards for TV[10] Best Drama Actress Saan Ka Man Naroroon (1999) Won
2013 27th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Celebrity Talk Show Host Moments (2012) Nominated
2013 Eastwood City Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Awardee Won
2015 38th Gawad Urian Awards Best Supporting Actress Magkakabaung Won[11]
2016 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival Best Supporting Actress Die Beautiful Nominated
2017 1st EDDYS (Entertainment Editors' Awards) Best Supporting Actress Die Beautiful Nominated
2017 35th Luna Awards Best Supporting Actress Die Beautiful Nominated


References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Mara Clara': the longest teleserye on Philippine television", Kidswereus.wordpress.com, 16 January 2007; accessed 29 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Sundan ang buhay ng Primera Kontrabida na si Gladys Reyes sa Follow that Star". GMA Network. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Caligan, Michelle (24 June 2015). "Gladys Reyes is more inspired to star in movies now". GMA Network. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  4. ^ Cruz, Marinel R. (19 June 2015). "Night of first-time Urian winners". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  5. ^ Corrales, Nestor (11 January 2014). "Aquino reappoints Villareal as MTRCB chief". INQUIRER.net. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "For Gladys Reyes, motherhood is about finding a balance". The Philippine Star. 12 June 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  7. ^ Cruz, Marinel R. (21 November 2012). "Three Ps for a lasting relationship". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "Gladys Reyes in no hurry to have second baby", Pep.ph; retrieved 29 May 2011.
  9. ^ Francisco, Katerina (22 July 2014). "Famous Iglesia ni Cristo personalities". Rappler. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  10. ^ "Happy, triumphant faces at the 14th PMPC Star Awards for TV". The Philippine Star. 9 October 2000. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  11. ^ http://www.rappler.com/entertainment/news/96476-winners-gawad-urian-awards-2015-full-list

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