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Victoria Lorna Aluquin-Fernandez
December 23, 1961
|Other names||Lorna T, L.T.|
|Occupation||Actress, host, executive producer|
|Spouse(s)||Rudy Fernandez (1983-2008; his death)|
Renz Fernandez Katherine Tolentino Fernandez
Victoria Lorna Perez Aluquin-Fernandez, better known by her stage name Lorna Tolentino, sometimes known as L.T., an abbreviation of her screen name (born December 23, 1961), is a Filipina actress, host, executive producer and widow of actor Rudy Fernandez. Together, they have two sons named Ralph and Renz. As a child star, she used the screen name, Giselle in the movie of the same title with Chiquito playing her adoptive father. As an adult actress, Seven Stars productions re-launched her in Miss Dulce Amor, Ina (popular novel in Liwayway Magazine) in 1978.
Life and career
She was born on December 23, 1961, in Concepcion, Tarlac and later moved to Manila. Her dad is from Liliw, Laguna. She is also the stepmother of actor Mark Anthony Fernandez. She is first cousin to actress Amy Perez, Zsa Zsa Padilla and a niece of actor Jerry Pons. She was married to actor Rudy Fernandez from 1983 till his death in 2008. They have two children.
She attended the elementary grades at St. Anthony School where she also finished high school. She took up a Bachelor of Arts course at St. Paul College in Quezon City, and also at the University of Santo Tomas and Maryknoll College (now Miriam College).
She started her career as a child actress. Later, she portrayed the young Susan Roces in Divina Gracia and has a total of at least 60 movies. She has won eight film awards and garnered 20 nominations (mostly for Best Actress in FAMAS).
Her notable performances were "Uod at Rosas" (1981), "Moral" (1982), "Sinasamba Kita" (1982), "Init sa Magdamag" (1983), "Somewhere" (1984), "Huwag Mo Kaming Isumpa" (1986), "Nakagapos na Puso" (1986), "Pinulot ka lang sa Lupa" (1987), "Natutulog ba ang Diyos" (1988). In 2002, Tolentino starred in her first Primetime Drama Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay the first time Tolentino starred in a full length Primetime Soap or Teleserye. In 2004-2008 she went to GMA Network to star in Hanggang Kailan and host StarTalk to replace Rosanna Roces.
Tolentino returned to ABS-CBN to star with an ensemble cast in Dahil May Isang Ikaw which earned her more praise. In 2010, she starred in the TV drama Momay, and in 2011, she starred in Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin with an ensemble cast.
She is also one of the Grandslam actresses in Philippine Cinema together with Vilma Santos, Elizabeth Oropesa, Nora Aunor and Sharon Cuneta. She won her Grandslam Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993). She went back to her original network, GMA Network, to star in the upcoming heavy drama series Pahiram ng Sandali.
Tolentino is also known for her heavy dramatic portrayals in Primetime Award Winning TV Dramas. In 2002-2003, she was cast in the suspense drama series Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay as Lorrea/Lorrinda Guinto/Red Butterfly, a lead role which successfully set Philippine Primetime TV Standards and a successful finale.
In 2009-2010, Tolentino stopped doing TV series and instead focused on full-length films. On occasions, she participated as a TV host. She came back to reclaim her throne when she played the role of Atty Tessa Ramirez in the popular soap opera Dahil May Isang Ikaw which won her more accolades in the New York Television Awards for Best Telenovela.
In 2011, she did the Action-Military Drama Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin where she played a villain as Alondra Sebastiano. She left the network and did a heavy Primetime Drama Glamorosa.
In 2012, Tolentino did the soap opera Pahiram Ng Sandali with GMA-7 with actor Dingdong Dantes, Christopher de Leon and Max Collins.
In 2013, she was included in the cast of Valiente and the weekly series Third Eye both airing on TV 5.
In 2014, Tolentino had a small part in the GMA Network series, Genesis again with Dingdong Dantes.
In 2016 Lorna Tolentino Youngest Daughter Katherine Tolentino join the Volleyball team Of Ateneo De Manila University.
In 2015, she started to with Ruffa Gutierrez and Gelli De Belen in Misterless Misis on TV 5.
In 2017, Tolentino came back to ABS-CBN after five years to do the primetime series Asintado.
|1994||Ready, Get Set, Go!||Herself - Host|
|1997||NegoSyete||Herself - Co-host|
|1999||1 For 3||Yugie||=|
|1999-2000||Liwanag Ng Hatinggabi||Amanda|
|2002||Star Drama Theatre Presents: Lorna||Various roles|
|2002-03||Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay||Lorrea Guinto / Lorrinda Guinto / Lea Mijares / Ingrid Medrano / Red Butterfly|
|2003||All About You||Herself - Host|
|2004-08||Startalk||Herself - Host|
|2004||30 Days||Herself - Host|
|2004||Hanggang Kailan||Valerie Rosales|
|2006||O, Mare Ko!||Victoria "Vicky"|
|2006||Now and Forever: Linlang||Lorena Castrillo|
|2007||StarStruck: The Next Level||Herself - Council member|
|2007-08||Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan||Helen Lorenzo / Shanara|
|2009||Maalaala Mo Kaya||Miriam||Episode: "Chess"|
|2009-10||May Bukas Pa||Miriam|
|2009-10||Dahil May Isang Ikaw||Tessa Ramirez|||
|2011||Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Alondra Sebastiano-del Tierro|||
|2011-12||Glamorosa||Natalia Herrera-Marciano / Natalia Lustico|||
|2012||Pidol's Wonderland||Mia||Episode: "Moomoo Mia"|
|2012||Sharon: Kasama Mo, Kapatid||Herself - Guest|
|2012||Artista Academy||Herself - Judge|
|2012-13||Pahiram ng Sandali||Janice Alvaro-Reyes|||
|2013||Cassandra: Warrior Angel||Jana Alcuaz|||
|2013||Home Sweet Home||Azon|
|2013||The Ryzza Mae Show||Herself|
|2014||My Destiny||Agnes dela Rosa|
|2016||Yan Ang Morning!||Herself|
|2017||Maalaala Mo Kaya||Maya||Episode: "Love Behind Bars"|
|2017||Eat Bulaga Lenten Special||Judit Peña||Episode: "Pagpapatawad"|
|2018||Barangay 143||Kapitana Baby dela Cruz||Dubbed voice|
|2019||FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Lily Ann "Lilian" Cortez|
|2019||Call Me Tita||Josa|
|2015||Walang Forever||Betchay Nolasco||Quantum Films|
|2015||Felix Manalo||Attending Physician||Viva Films|
|2015||Crazy Beautiful You||Dra. Lea Serrano||Star Cinema|
|2011||Ang Panday 2||Baruka||Imus Productions|
|2010||Sa 'yo Lamang||Amanda Alvero||Star Cinema|
|2007||Katas ng Saudi||Marcy||Maverick Films|
|2006||Mano Po 5: Gua Ai Di||Yolanda||Regal Films|
|2003||Mano Po 2: My Home||Belinda||Regal Films|
|2003||Utang Ng Ama||Doctora||Maverick Films|
|2002||Magnifico||Edna||Violett Films Production|
|2001||Abakada Ina||Estela||Viva Films|
|2001||Sugatang Puso||Celine||Regal Films|
|2000||Ping Lacson, Super Cop||Alice Lacson||Millennium Cinema|
|2000||Yakapin Mo ang Umaga||Ria||Regal Films|
|1999||Luksong Tinik||Beth Pineda||Regal Films|
|1998||Pusong Mamon||Annie||Viva Films|
|1997||Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin||Lisa Reyes||Star Cinema|
|1996||Bayarang Puso||Juliet Sanvictores||Regal Films|
|1996||May Nagmamahal sa Iyo||Louela||Star Cinema|
|1995||Patayin sa Sindak si Barbara||Barbara||Star Cinema|
|1995||Sigaw ng Puso||Nikki||Premiere International|
|1995||Sa Ngalan ng Pag-ibig||Mae||Regal Films|
|1993||Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo||Winnie Martin||Regal Films|
|1993||Gaano Kita Kamahal||Auring Suclad||Stellar Film|
|1992||Narito ang Puso Ko||Helen||Viva Films|
|1991||Kislap sa Dilim||Ciena||Bonanza Films & Reflection Films|
|1990||Ayaw Matulog Ng Gabi||Golden Lion Films|
|1990||Higit Na Matimbang ang Dugo|
|1990||Tiny Terrestrial: The Three Professors||Prof. Carla Presto-Eyestyle|
|1989||Kailan Mahuhugasan ang Kasalanan?||Monica Escudero||Vision Films|
|1988||Natutulog Pa Ang Diyos||Gillian Ramirez||Seiko Films|
|1988||Nagbabagang Luha||Maita||Regal Films|
|1987||Maging Akin Ka Lamang||Rosita Monteverde||Viva Films|
|1987||Pinulot Ka Lang sa Lupa||Santina||Regal Films|
|1986||Nakagapos Na Puso||Eliza Fajardo||Viva Films|
|1986||Huwag Mo Kaming Isumpa|
|1985||Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita?||Rizzy||Seiko Films|
|1985||Muling Buksan ang Puso||Viva Films|
|1985||Hindi Nahati ang Langit||Melody||Vanguard Films|
|1985||Hello Lover, Goodbye Friend||Falcon Films|
|1984||Somewhere||Shirley Morena||Viva Films|
|1983||Sana, Bukas Pa ang Kahapon||Viva Films|
|1983||Init sa Magdamag||Becky Claudio / Leah Sanchez||Viva Films|
|1982||Kumander Elpidio Paclibar|
|1982||Moral||Seven Star Productions|
|1982||Dormitoryo: Buhay Estudyante||Cynthia||All Star Films|
|1982||Sinasamba Kita||Nora||Viva Films|
|1982||Uod at Rosas|
|1981||Caught in the Act|
|1980||Waikiki: Sa Lupa ng Ating Mga Pangarap|
|1980||Sa Init ng Apoy||Trigon Cinema Arts|
|1980||Uhaw sa Kalayaan|
|1980||City After Dark||Regal Films|
|1980||4 Na Maria||Agrix Film Production|
|1979||Star?||Agrix Films Productions|
|1979||Mga Huwad Na Mananayaw|
|1979||Nang Umapoy ang Karagatan||Showbiz Incorporated|
|1979||Sa Putik Ihuhugas ang Dugo|
|1978||Katawang Alabok||Agrix Films Production|
|1978||Paano ang Gabi Kung Wala Kana|
|1978||Esmeralda at Ruby|
|1978||Miss Dulce Amor, Ina||Seven-Star Productions|
|1978||Gorgonya||AGP Film Productions|
|1976||Sapagkat Kami'y Tao Lamang: Part 2|
|1976||Boss, Basta Ikaw (Wa 'Na 'Ko Sey)||Be-Men Film Productions|
|1975||Langit Ko... Ang Pag-ibig Mo||Cubao Cinema Film Organization International|
|1973||Pag-ibig Mo, Buhay Ko!||Virgo Film Productions|
|1972||My Little One||Prima Productions|
|1970||Mga Anghel Na Walang Langit||Nena||FPJ Productions|
|1970||Divina Gracia||FPJ Productions|
As producer or executive producer
- Hula Mo, Huli Ko (2002)
- Itataya Ko ang Buhay Ko (1996)
- Matimbang Pa sa Dugo (1995)
- Kahit Buhay Ko (1992)
- Kamay ni Kain (1992)
- Kislap sa Dilim (1991)
- Kaaway ng Batas (1990)
Awards and nominations
- Grandslam Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
- FAMAS Best Actress for Katas ng Saudi (2008)
- FAMAS Best Actress for Abakada Ina (2002)
- FAMAS Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
- FAMAS Best Child Actress for Lumuha Pati Mga Anghel (1971)
- FAP Best Actress for Sa'yo Lamang (2010)
- FAP Best Actress for Abakada Ina (2002)
- FAP Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
- FAP Best Actress for Maging Aking Ka Lamang (1988)
- ENPRESS Golden Screen awards Best Actress for Comedy Katas ng Saudi (2008)
- Star Award Best Actress for Maging Akin Ka Lamang (1988)
- Gawad Urian Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
- Star Award - Best Actress for Narito Ang Puso Ko (1993)
- MFF Best Actress for Luksong Tinik (2000)
- Star Award For TV Best Actress(Drama) for Hanggang Kailan (2003)
- Star Award For TV Best Actress(Drama) for Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (2004)
- Star Award For TV Best Actress(Single Performance) for Magpakailanman (2005)
- Pasado Award Bilang Pinakapasadong Aktres for the movie Sayo Lamang(2010)
- Luna Award Best Actress for the movie Sayo Lamang(2010)
- Golden Screen Award For TV Best Actress(Drama Series) for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin(2011)
- Golden Dove Award For TV Best Actress(Drama) for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin(2011)
- Female Star of the Night - ten times winner
- Miss RP Movies - five times winner
- ASIAN TV AWARD for Best Actress in a Lead Role (Highly Commended) for Pahiram Ng Sandali (2012)
- ASIAN Television Awards (nominated)
- Best Actress
- Best Actress (10 nominations)
- Best Supporting Actress (1 nomination)
- Best Child Actress (1 nomination)
- Gawad Urian Awards
- Best Actress (9 nominations)
- Best Actress (8 nominations)
- Golden Screen Awards
- Best Actress in a Leading Role (Drama) (2 nominations)
- Golden Screen TV Awards
- Best Actress in Drama Series (1 nomination)
- Star Award
- Best Actress (12 nominations)
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- ABS-CBN shows gain an international following
- "Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin will begin airing on March 7". Philippine Entertainment Portal. 2011-08-15.
- Fullido, Gretchen (2010-12-04). "Kapamilya stars shine during Trade Launch event". ABS-CBN News.
- Sallan, Edwin P. (27 February 2013). "'Third Eye' to return for a second season as 'Cassandra: Warrior Angel'". News5. Archived from the original on 3 March 2013. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
- "LOOK: Lorna Tolentino returns to ABS-CBN". ABS-CBN News. March 15, 2017. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "LORNA PREFERS BOX OFFICE SUCCESS TO AWARDS". Newsflash. 22 June 1999. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
- "Lorna Tolentino". Film Academy of the Philippines. Retrieved 5 June 2011.