Maricel Laxa

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Maricel Laxa
Born Ma. Cecilia Laxa-Pangilinan
(1970-02-25) February 25, 1970 (age 47)
Pasay City, Manila, Philippines
Years active 1989–present
Spouse(s) Anthony "Tony" Pangilinan
Children Emma Angelina "Ella" Pangilinan
Donato Antonio "Donny" Pangilinan
Hannah Kathleen Pangilinan
Benjamin Ryan "Benj" Pangilinan
Solana Emmanuelle Pangilinan
Parent(s) Imelda Ilanan
Tony Ferrer

Ma. Cecilia Laxa-Pangilinan (born February 25, 1970) is a Filipino comedian and actress. She performed in the 1992 movie "Iisa Pa Lamang" for which she won Best Supporting Actress awards in both the 1992 FAMAS Awards and 1992 Star Awards.

She graduated with a degree of B.S. Social Sciences at the University of the Philippines, Manila and earned her Master's Degree in Family Life and Child Development at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.

Other miscellaneous works of the actress winning RP and Best Dressed in the 1993 Star Awards and winning Best Supporting Actress in 1998 for her performance in the 1997 film Minsan Lamang Magmamahal for Star Awards and a nomination for Best Actress at The FAMAS awards in 1998 tied with Elizabeth Oropesa.


Laxa attended primary school at St. Theresa's College in Quezon City, De La Salle Santiago Zobel School in Muntinlupa, and Assumption Antipolo. She attended secondary school at Assumption College in Makati. She attended college at The University of the Philippines at both the Manila and Diliman campuses, where she earned a B.S. as a Social Science Major in Behavioral Science and a Master's in Family Life and Child Development.


Maricel is married to Anthony Pangilinan, and the couple have five children: Ella (20 years old), Donny (19 years old), Hannah (17 years old), Benjamin (14 years old), and Solana (5 years old).[1]


Laxa has won one FAMAS Award, one Gawad Urian Award, and one Star Award.[2]

Group Year Award Result
FAMAS Awards (1993) Best Supporting Actress

Iisa pa Lamang

Gawad Urian Awards (1993) Best Actress

Ikaw ang Lahat sa Akin

Best Supporting Actress

Iisa pa Lamang

(1998) Best Supporting Actress

Minsan Lamang Magmahal Tied with Elizabeth Oropesa.

Star Awards (1998) Supporting Actress of the Year

Minsan Lamang Magmahal



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