Nova Villa

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Nova Villa
Born Novelita Villanueva Gallegos
April 16, 1947 (age 70)
Quezon City, Philippines
Occupation Actress, comedian
Years active 1964–present

Novelita Villanueva Gallegos (born April 16, 1947), better known as Nova Villa, is a Filipino actress and a veteran comedian.[1] She is a former main-stay actress of ABS-CBN but later transferred to rival station GMA Network to pursue a series regular actress.

Personal life[edit]

She has a sister Myrna Villanueva who is also an actress and comedian better known by her screen name of Tia Pusit who died on October 2, 2014 at the age of 66.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Television
Year Title Role
2017 Mulawin versus Ravena Consuelo "Elo" Manalastas
Destined to be Yours Purissima "Nana Puring" Melendez
2016 Sa Piling ni Nanay Doña Matilda Mercado
Dear Uge Esther
2015 Magpakailanman: SaveTheMaid Manang Hermy
MariMar Cruz Perez
Yagit Adelaida
Once Upon a Kiss Adela Rodrigo
2014 Kambal Sirena Ligaya Natividad
Vampire Ang Daddy Ko Meme
2013 Magpakailanman: Kislap ng Parol Erlinda
Wagas: The Amy Silvosa and Orly Escovido Love Story Amy
Magpakailanman: Ang Nag-iisang Kontrabida ng Buhay Ko: The Rez and Candy Cortez Story Mommy
Binoy Henyo Lola Chato
2012 Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay Na Kuwento Mimi
Aso ni San Roque Ofelia Sandoval
Magpakailanman: The Ryzza Mae Dizon Story Lola Ester
Tweets For My Sweet Domina delos Santos
My Beloved Lola Inggay Castor
2011 Sugod Mga Kapatid Mommy Gabby
Futbolilits Lola Ester Cortes
Nita Negrita Nana Ima
Luv Crazy Various
2010 My Driver Sweet Lover Aling White
Hapi-er Together Nympha Cayugyog
Kokey @ Ako Sor Aida Sanchez
2009 Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Tiagong Akyat Martha
2008–2010 Everybody Hapi Various
2007 Super Inggo 1.5: Ang Bagong Bangis Lola Juaning
Kokey Sor Aida Sanchez
Your Song: Never Knew Love Like This Before Janet
That's My Doc Octavella "Tita Oc" Flores
2006 Super Inggo Lola Juaning
2004 Mangarap Ka Zoila Catacutan
2003–2005 Home Along Da Airport Corazón Aling Azon Madamba
2001–2003 Eto Na Ang Susunod Na Kabanata Tita Delos Santos
1997–2001 Kaya ni Mister, Kaya ni Misis Goring Magtanggol
1992–2003 Home Along Da Riles Azon Madamba
1992 Mana-Mana -
1991–1997 Abangan Ang Susunod Na Kabanata Tita Delos Santos
1989–1995 Eat Bulaga! Co-host
1987–1991 Chika Chika Chicks Inez Capistrano
1977–1979 Baltic & Co. -
1977–1986 Chicks To Chicks Inez Capistrano

Films[edit]

  • This Time (2016) as Ophelia
  • All You Need Is Pag-Ibig (2015) as Loisa
  • Every Breath U Take (2012) as Lola Pilar
  • The Reunion (2012) as Mamang
  • Yaya & Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie (2009)
  • Oh, My Girl!: A Laugh Story (2009) ... as Sita
  • Desperadas 2 (2008) ... as Margot
  • Dayo (2008) ... as Lola Nita
  • Desperadas (2007) ... as Margot
  • Close to You (2006) ... as Lola Dading
  • Dreamboy (2005) ... as Mai
  • So Happy Together (2004) ... as Inday
  • Basta't Ikaw, Nangingingig Pa! (1999) .....as Nanay
  • Home Along Da Riles Part 2 (1997).......as Ason Madamba
  • Si Ayala at si Zobel (1994) Lilit Chonin
  • Greggy en Boogie (1994)...... as Hilda
  • Hindi pa tapos ang labada, darling (1994)
  • Home Along Da Riles the Movie (1993).....as Ason Madamba
  • Pido Dida 3: May Kambal Tayo (1992)
  • Pido Dida 2: Kasal na (1991)
  • Pido Dida: Sabay Tayo (1990)
  • Michael and Madonna (1990).....as Cindy
  • Bondying (1989)
  • Ako si Kiko, ako si Kikay (1987) [2]
  • Isang Platitong Mani (1986).....as Nova
  • Mga kwento ni Lola Basyang as Diwata (segment "Sleeping Beauty")(1985)
  • Tender Age1 (1984)
  • Chicks to Chicks (TV series)(1984)
  • Daddy Knows Best (1983)
  • Forgive and Forget (1982) ......as Irene
  • Annie Sabungera (1982)
  • Si Ako at... tres muskiteros!......as Ines (1982)
  • I Love You 3X a Day (1982)
  • P.S. I Love You (1981) ......as Vicky
  • Pinay, American Style 1980
  • Sisid, Dyesebel, Sisid (1978) ... as Bangenge
  • Batu-Bato sa langit (1975)
  • Engkantadang Payong 1973
  • Eh, kasi bisaya (1972)
  • Manila, Open City (1968)
  • Scarface at Al Capone: Espiya sa ginto (1965)
  • Swanie (1965)
  • Alyas Batman at Robin (1965)
  • Pilipinas kong mahal (1965)
  • Sa daigdig ng fantasia (1964)
  • Baril na ginto (1964)

Awards[edit]

  • 1987 PMPC Star Award for Best Comedy Actress-(Chika Chika Chiks), Winner
  • 1991 PMPC Star Award for Best Comedy Actress-(Abangan Ang Susunod Na Kabanata), Winner
  • 1998 PMPC Star Award for Best Comedy Actress-(Home Along Da Riles), Winner
  • 2012 Golden Screen TV Awards for Helen Vela Lifetime Achievement Award for Comedy
  • 2013 Golden Screen TV Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Gag or Comedy Program-(Tweets for My Sweets),Nominated
  • 2014 Golden Screen TV Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Gag or Comedy Program-(Pepito Manaloto),Winner
  • 2014 28th Star Awards for Television for Best Comedy Actress-(Pepito Manaloto), Nominated
  • 2014 28th Star Awards for Television for Ading Fernando Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2015 Gawad Urian Awards for Best Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres)-(1st ko si 3rd)-Nominated
  • 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival for Best Supporting Actress (All You Need Is Pag-Ibig)-nominated[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mendoza, Ruel J. (2011-07-02). "Veteran comedienne Nova Villa surprised that she can also do straight drama". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2012-02-01.  (in Tagalog)
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0417410/
  3. ^ Smith, Chuck. "Winners: 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival awards night". Philippine Star. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 

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