Mona Lisa (actress)

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This article is about the Filipino actress. For the Indian film actress, see Antara Biswas. For the Pakistani actress, see Mona Lizza.
Mona Lisa
Born Gloria Lerma Yatco
(1922-06-22) June 22, 1922 (age 94)
Tondo, Manila, Philippine Islands
Other names Fleur de Lis, Gloria Guinto
Occupation Actress
Years active 1938–present
Awards FAMAS Best Supporting Actress
1975 Insiang
Gawad Urian
1999 Lifetime Achievement Award

Gloria Lerma Yatco (born June 22, 1922), better known as Mona Lisa, is a FAMAS award-winning Filipino film actress. Famous actress of the late 1930s and one of the most popular Filipino actresses of the 1940s,.[1] She made her very first movie under LVN Pictures paired to another rising actor under the same film studio Ely Ramos in the Carlos Vander Tolosa's Giliw ko in 1939 where she made history as the first actress to appear in a Filipino movie wearing a bathing suit. She resumed her film career in the 1970s after a two-decade long absence and remained active in the industry well into her eighties.


  1. ^ CCP Encyclopedia, p. 271

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