Pinky Amador

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Pinky Amador
Born Pilar Cristina Roxas Amador
(1966-03-16) March 16, 1966 (age 51)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actress, TV host, Singer, Model
Years active 1986–present
Website Official site

Pilar Cristina Roxas Amador (born March 16, 1966), commonly known by her stage name as Pinky Amador, is a Filipina actress, singer, commercial model and TV host.

Amador was in the original London cast of the Cameron Mackintosh musical hit Miss Saigon.[1] She is seen mostly on GMA Network, but lately in ABS-CBN.


Amador is the niece of the late Zeneida Amador, the founder of Repertory Philippines.[2]

She is the youngest of three children from a Filipino family of Spanish descent. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and has dark brown hair and eyes.[3]


Amador graduated from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School with a master's degree in Acting, where she was awarded with two British Council scholarships due to excellence. She came to theatre via lead roles in plays I Ought to Be in Pictures, Agnes of God and The Foreigner for which she has won Aliw Awards for Best Stage Actress.[4]

She then ventured into television and film and was cast in the original production of Miss Saigon in London. Since then, she has performed on tour in the UK, and continued her television and film career both in the UK and the Philippines, with over 70 plays and musicals to her credit, over 300 television appearances, and 60 films to date. Mostly known for her antagonist role in television and films, Amador finds it refreshing to once more play the other side of the spectrum in her current TV series. She was recently part of the TV remake Kaya Kong Abutin Ang Langit starring Angelika dela Cruz and Iza Calzado.

She finished filming You To Me Are Everything for GMA Films/Viva Films and is currently guesting in Magkaribal for ABS-CBN, and has just returned to essay her character Molly Corpuz in Momay, shown daily on ABS-CBN. She also appears as Baroness Elsa Schraeder in Resorts World Manila's production of The Sound of Music.

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 1983: Agnes of God - Aliw Award for Best Stage Actress
  • 1987: The Foreigner - Aliw Award for Best Stage Actress
  • 1987: Star Awards nomination for Best Newcomer - Magdusa Ka
  • 1997: Parangal ng Bayan (National Young Achiever’s Award) for Arts & Culture
  • 1998: Urian Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress - Sana’y Pag-ibig Na
  • 2011: Zsa Zsa Zaturnah Ze Muzical Vack with a Vengeance - Gawad Buhay Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
  • 2013: Piaf - Aliw Awards nomination for Best Actress in a Musical



Year Title Role Network
2018 Sana Dalawa ang Puso Adele ABS-CBN
La Luna Sangre Geneva Del Pino
2017 Ikaw Lang ang Iibigin Filomena Torres
Eat Bulaga: Jackpot En Poy Herself / Winner GMA Network
Wildflower Esmeralda De Guzman-Ardiente ABS-CBN
2016 Magpahanggang Wakas Thea Galvez
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Popcorn Nelda
Ipaglaban Mo: Pagnanasa Louise's Mother
2015 Karelasyon: Losyang Tere's Mother GMA Network
Buena Familia Sandra Atendido
Ipaglaban Mo: Sigaw Ng Katarungan Alicia Solomon ABS-CBN
Forevermore Sheree San Juan-Grande
2014 Hawak Kamay Wilma Agustin
Innamorata Delia Cunanan GMA Network
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Family Picture Isidra ABS-CBN
Wansapanataym: Copy Kat Mommy
Annaliza Tessie Garcia
Be Careful With My Heart Zenaida Belmonte
2012 Magdalena Madame Z GMA Network
My Daddy Dearest Mercedes Adonis
Mundo Man ay Magunaw Matilda La Peña ABS-CBN
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Itak Rosella
Guns and Roses Aretha Aguilar
Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts Liwayway GMA Network
2010 Your Song Presents: Andi Malou ABS-CBN
Magkaribal Carmen Sotto
Elena M. Patron's Momay Molly Corpuz
Love Bug Presents: The Last Romance Greta de Jesus GMA Network
Diva Sister Leonora
2009–2010 Sine Novela: Kaya Kong Abutin Ang Langit Donya Monina Arnaldo-Gardamonte
2008–2009 Sine Novela: Saan Darating Ang Umaga? Agatha Rodrigo
2008 Sine Novela: Maging Akin Ka Lamang Carmen Paruel
Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan Armida / Armida Impostor
2007 Sine Novela: Pati Ba Pintig ng Puso Dona Nena
2006 Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell Myra Lazaro
2005 Encantadia Carmen
2004 Twin Hearts Murielle Brillo GMA Network
2003 Click Marge
2001 Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan Myrna ABS-CBN
1996–2001 Anna Karenina Margarita "Maggie" Monteclaro GMA Network
1993 Head Over Heels Suni Carlton

Theatrical shows[edit]

Title Role
Miss Saigon: London Eclea


Year Title Role
2017 Can't Help Falling in Love Alma Aguinaldo
2013 She's The One Wacky's Stepmother
2012 My Cactus Heart Carlo's Mother
2011 Tween Academy: Class of 2012 Anna
2009 You to Me Are Everything Estella Fernandez
Ang Manghuhula Letty
2008 Loving You Jackie
2007 Maikling Kwento Zuleita
Angels Ditas
You Got Me! Kevin's Mother
2006 Eternity Dina
Pacquiao: The Movie Jinkee/Janet's Mother
Blue Moon Grace
2005 Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife Elvie
2004 D' Anothers Mrs. Tuken
Happily Ever After Susan
Forever My Love Troy's Mother
Beautiful Life Cita
Singles Julia
Kuya Chloe and Grace's Mother
2003 Pinay Pie Kelly
Nena inosente Dasia
Sa Piling ng mga Belyas
Ang Tanging Ina Ina Montecillo
Walang Kapalit Tere
Sex Drive Sheila's mother
Sukdulan Alecia
Ssshhh... She Walks by Night
2002 Sex Files Daria
Prosti Jacky
Tampisaw Bambi
Halik Jocelyn
Hesus Rebolusyonaryo Lucia Sarmiento
2001 May Pag-ibig pa Kaya? Ditas
Sugatang Puso Sely
Naked Nights Stephani
Halik ng Sirena Cily
Sa Huling Paghihintay Danica
Sa Iyong mga Haplos
2000 Ika-13 Kapitulo Gigi
Madame X
Nag-aapoy na Laman
1999 Mamang Shotgun Jeannie
1998 Sambahin ang Ngalan Mo Pamela
Sana Pag-ibig Na
Kabilin-bilinan ni Lola
1994 Cuadro de Jack Anna
1993 Kadenang Bulaklak
1992 Alabang Girls Rose
Pangako sa'yo Dahlia
1987 Anak ng Lupa
1986 Balweg Donnete
Magdusa Ka! Melete


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