Mylene Dizon

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Mylene Dizon
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Born Mylene Lilibeth Dizon[1]
(1974-09-06) 6 September 1974 (age 43)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present
Agent

Star Magic (1996–2003; 2009-2015; 2015-Present)

GMA (2003-2009; 2015)

Mylene Lilibeth Dizon (born 3 September 1974) is a Filipino actress and model. She was a member of ABS-CBN's Star Magic, being an alumna of Batch 2. After starting with ABS-CBN in 1996, she transferred to the rival station GMA Network in 2003 and was part of several TV series like Captain Barbell, Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat, and Dyesebel. Upon returning to ABS-CBN in 2009, she made a special appearance on Tayong Dalawa. Her role ended when she became pregnant with her second child, and was then replaced by Jodi Sta. Maria-Lacson.

Recently, she played Grace Maniego in the 2011 drama Budoy, and later had a special participation role in the 2012 drama Kahit Puso'y Masugatan as Fatima San Jose. She also appeared in Kahit Konting Pagtingin, Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala, and most recently in Mirabella. She was part of the cast of the second season of Ikaw Lamang (2014) as Tessa. She is also portrayed the role of Laura Hipolito-Suarez in ABS-CBN's afternoon melodrama series Doble Kara (2015–17), and received critical acclaim for her performance along with Julia Montes.

Career[edit]

Dizon's career began with being an alumna of the Batch 2 of ABS-CBN's Star Magic. She was then cast to be part of the teen-oriented series Gimik (1996–99) as Melanie Suntay, and she would once again reunite with them in 2010 during a series entitled Gimik 2010. Her big break arrived when she played the role as antagonist Sally Perida in Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan (2001–03), alongside Claudine Barretto and Carlos Agassi. Dizon then reunited with her Gimik co-stars when she starred in a movie based on the series titled Gimik: The Reunion in 1999, reprising her role as Melanie Suntay.

After spending several years with ABS-CBN, Dizon transferred to its rival network GMA 7. She starred in several series including Narito Ang Puso Ko (2003–04), Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat (2006), Captain Barbell (2006–07), and the original version of Dyesebel (2008). Dizon made her film debut in 2006 while starring in the lesbian movie Rome and Juliet playing the role of Rome Miranda. She got two nominations for Best Actress. She then participated in the movie Shake, Rattle & Roll X (2008) in the segment "Emergency", portraying the role of an Aswang Wife.

Dizon then returned to her home network, ABS-CBN 2, and made a special appearance on the critically acclaimed prime time series, Tayong Dalawa (2009). She won a Best Ensemble Performance in a Television Drama. Her character was then replaced by Jodi Sta. Maria. She then became part of Tanging Yaman (2010), starring with Erich Gonzales, Melissa Ricks, Agot Isidro, Jodi Sta. Maria, and Rowell Santiago. After Tanging Yaman ended, Dizon became part of the remake version of the hit 90s series Mara Clara (1992–97). The series was also titled Mara Clara (2010–11), featuring a whole new cast including new stars Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Montes. Dizon played the role of Susan David, Mara's loving mother who tries to protect her daughter. The role was originally portrayed by Susan Africa.

Shortly after Mara Clara, she starred in the prime time series Budoy (2011–12) as Grace Maniego, Budoy's evil godmother who wants to kill him. Dizon then has a special participation role in Kahit Puso'y Masugatan (2012). She then was part of Juan dela Cruz (2013), playing the role of Amelia dela Cruz, Juan's deceased mother. Dizon was then cast to be in My Little Juan (2013), reprising the role of Amelia. She then became a part of the primetime revenge series Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala (2013), a series starring Judy Ann Santos.

She then played the role as antagonist Olive Robles in Mirabella (2014) and then became part of the book 2 cast of Ikaw Lamang (2014) as Tessa Villanueva, Franco's mistress who is obsessed over him. After spending years with ABS-CBN, she transferred to the Kapuso channel, GMA Network. Dizon starred in Once Upon a Kiss (2015), playing the role of Giselle Almario, the main villain. Dizon then was part of the realistic-fiction movie Heneral Luna (2015) and won a Best Supporting Actress for it in 2016.

Dizon then returned to her home network ABS-CBN later in 2015 to star in the critically acclaimed afternoon series Doble Kara (2015–17). This marks the second collaboration between Dizon and Montes, four years after Mara Clara had ended. She starred alongside Carmina Villarroel, Ariel Rivera, Allen Dizon, Sam Milby, Alicia Alonzo, Maxene Magalona, Edgar Allan Guzman, and John Lapus. The series was met with mostly positive reviews and strong ratings, and got three PMPC Star Award nominations, and won Best Daytime Drama. After Doble Kara, Dizon is set to star in the primetime series The Good Son (2017), alongside John Estrada and Eula Valdez.

Personal life[edit]

Dizon has two sons, Tomas and Lucas, with ex-boyfriend Paolo Paraiso.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
1995-06 ASAP Herself - Host
1996-99 Gimik Melanie Suntay
1999-03 Tabing Ilog Jennifer "Jerry" Ricafort [3]
2001-03 Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan Sally Perida / Sara / Susan Concepción
2003-04 Basta't Kasama Kita Joyce
2003-04 Narito Ang Puso Ko Estella "Stella" Bautista
2005-06 Mga Anghel na Walang Langit Ira Mercado
2006 Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat Greta
2006 Ang Kasagutan Lena
2006 Bahay Mo Ba 'To? Leona
2006-07 Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell Magna / Magnetica
2007 Princess Charming Melay
2007 Kokey Myra Villoria-Alegre
2008 Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Reyna Dyangga
2009 Tayong Dalawa Loretta Dominguez-King
2009-10 May Bukas Pa Jacky "Jackie" Santos Guest
2010 Gilda Olvidado's Magkano Ang Iyong Dangal? Rita Robles
2010 Tanging Yaman Atty. Leona Policarpio-Jacinto
2010 Your Song Presents: Gimik 2010 Melanie Suntay-Lorenzo [4][5]
2010-11 Emil Cruz, Jr.'s Mara Clara Susan David
2011-12 Budoy Dra. Grace Maniego
2012 Kahit Puso'y Masugatan Fatima San Jose
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tinapay Flor Episode: "Tinapay"
2012 Wansapanataym: Hear Na U, Sori Na Me Verna Episode: "Hear Na U, Sori Na Me"
2013 Kahit Konting Pagtingin Narissa Ledesma-Dimagiba
2013 Juan dela Cruz Amelia dela Cruz Special participation
2013 Wansapanataym Divina Episode: "Bokbok, Ang Batang Magpanubok"
2013 My Little Juan Amelia dela Cruz
2013 Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala Athena Apostol
2013 Wansapanataym Mila Episode: "The Christmas Tablet"
2014 Mirabella Olivia "Olive" Flores-Robles
2014 Wansapanataym Carol Jimenez Episode: "My Guardian Angel"
2014 Ikaw Lamang Tessa Villanueva
2014 Ipaglaban Mo! Lita Mauricio Episode: "Pagkilala ng Ama"
2014 Magpakailanman Nene Episode: "Henyo Ng Bangketa"
2014 Magpakailanman Juvilyn Episode: "Love After The Storm"
2015 Once Upon a Kiss Giselle Pelaez-Almario
2015 Karelasyon Minda
2015 Nathaniel Judith
2015-17 Doble Kara Laura Hipolito-Suarez [6][7]
2017-18 The Good Son Racquel Reyes-Moreno

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
1997 Kulayan Natin ang Bukas
1997 Calvento Files: The Movie Mia
1998 Miguel / Michelle Sonia
1998 Magandang hatinggabi Abby
1999 Gimik: The Reunion Melanie Suntay
2001 Gatas... Sa Dibdib ng Kaaway Pilar [8]
2002 Utang ni Tatang
2002 Super-B Daisy
2002 Ang Agimat: Anting-anting ni Lolo Aling Virgie / Manananggal
2006 Rome & Juliet Rome Miranda
2007 Resiklo Alura [9]
2008 Ploning Celeste
2008 Shake, Rattle & Roll X Aswang Wife Segment: "Emergency"
2008 100 Joyce De Leon
2009 Status: Single Vicky
2010 Working Girls Connie Valderama
2010 Super Inday and the Golden Bibe Ingrid
2012 Aparisyon Sister Remy
2012 Sosy Problems Bernice
2013 Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo? Pamela
2014 Bamboo Flowers Sandra
2014 10,000 Hours Anna Alcaraz
2014 Mariquina Imelda Nunez
2015 Heneral Luna Isabel [10][11]
2015 Felix Manalo Bonifacia "Facia" Manalo

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Work Award Category Result Source
1999 Gimik People's Choice Awards Most Promising Actress of the Year Won
1999 Calvento Files: The Movie PMPC Star Awards for Movies New Movie Actress of the Year Won
2002 Gatas... Sa Dibdib ng Kaaway FAMAS Awards Best Actress Nominated
Gawad Urian Awards Best Actress Nominated
2007 Rome & Juliet Golden Screen Awards for Movies Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama) Nominated
Gawad Urian Awards Best Actress Nominated
2008 100 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival Balanghai Trophy - Best Actress Won
2009 PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Actress of the Year Nominated
Ploning Golden Screen Awards for Movies Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy) Nominated
100 Gawad Urian Awards Best Actress Won
Golden Screen Awards for Movies Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role (Drama) Won
FAP Luna Awards Best Actress Won
2010 Tayong Dalawa Gawad Tanglaw Awards Best Ensemble Performance in a Television Drama Won [12]
2013 Sosy Problems PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated
Golden Screen Awards for Movies Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy) Nominated
Aparisyon Gawad Urian Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vera, Noel (2005). Critic After Dark: A Review of Philippine Cinema. BigO Books. p. 136. ISBN 978-981-05-3185-0. Retrieved 7 July 2011 – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ Almo, Nerissa (22 April 2009). "Mylene Dizon gives birth to 2nd child with Paolo Paraiso". pep.ph. Retrieved 1 November 2016 – via GMA News Online. 
  3. ^ Doplito, Harold Jason L. (9 August 2000). "On Location: 'Tabing Ilog': Wet Behind the Ears—and not Wild Either". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 18 October 2016 – via Google News. 
  4. ^ "Gimik 2010 Brings Together Judy Ann Santos, Diether Ocampo, Bojo Molina, G Toengi, and Mylene Dizon". pep.ph. 2 May 2010. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Gimik 2010". TV Shows. ABS-CBN. Archived from the original on 4 May 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  6. ^ Buan-Deveza, Reyma (17 August 2015). "Julia Montes Gets First Title Role in 'Doble Kara'". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Belen, Walden Sadiri M. (24 August 2015). "Mylene Dizon's Powerful Performance on 'Doble Kara'". Manila Bulletin. Archived from the original on 16 February 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Box Office Movies of Male Stars on Video". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 27 May 2001 – via Google News. 
  9. ^ Carvajal, Dolly Anne (24 December 2007). "Recycled Idea". Dolly Wood. Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 12 October 2016 – via Google News. 
  10. ^ Tariman, Pablo A. (12 September 2015). "Faith, Love, time & Antonio Luna". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  11. ^ Tsui, Clarence (12 October 2015). "'Heneral Luna': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  12. ^ Villasanta, Boy (4 March 2010). "Gawad Tanglaw a Paradigm of Anti-climax". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 

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