The General's Daughter (TV series)

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The General's Daughter
The General's Daughter-titlecard.jpg
Created by
  • Rondel P. Lindayag
  • Danica Mae S. Domingo
Written by
  • David Franche Diuco
  • Li Candelaria
  • Adrelle Emil V. Alfonso
  • Ma. Nica A. Romero
  • Mark Bunda
Directed by
  • Emmanuel Quindo Palo
  • Mervyn Brondial
StarringAngel Locsin
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)
No. of episodes108 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Hazel Bolisay Parfan
  • Eleanor Martinez
Production location(s)Philippines
  • Rommel Malimban
  • Joshua Ducasen
Running time34–37 minutes
Production company(s)Dreamscape Entertainment Television
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseJanuary 21, 2019 (2019-01-21) –
present (present)
External links

The General's Daughter is a 2019 Philippine drama television series starring Angel Locsin.[1][2][3] The series premiered on ABS-CBN's Primetime Bida evening block and worldwide via The Filipino Channel on January 21, 2019, replacing Ngayon at Kailanman.[4][5]


A mysterious woman was found seriously wounded on the beaches of the West Philippine Sea. Isabel Sarmiento and her mentally challeneged son, Elai, took her in. She wakes up with no memory of her past life. Soldiers eventually came looking for her and her identity was revealed to be 2nd. lt. Rhian Bonifacio , a member of the nurse corps.

Unknown to everyone, Rhian is also a spy who infiltrated the military to provide confidential information to her father, Santiago "Heneral Tiago" Guerrero, a respected businessman and a former military general. Heneral Tiago runs illegal businesses including arms dealing and drug trafficking in secret and plans on taking down an old rival, General Marcial De Leon, and overthrowing the Philippine government. Rhian's mission includes gaining the trust of Gen. De Leon and his family. She intends to kill him after being convinced that he was responsible for her older brother's death and Tiago's military reputation downfall.

But she can even imagine that she is Arabella, the daughter of Marcial and his wife Corazon who was kidnapped at age of 4 and of whom they are convinced that is dead.

What will happen when this very well-kept secret is discovered? Rhian will fulfill her mission to kill her own father? Or she will try to stop the revenge of the man for who she think as her father?

Cast and characters[edit]

Angel Locsin portrays Arabella de Leon alias 2nd Lt. Rhian Bonifacio, Diana Guerrero,and Dyosa
Main cast
Supporting cast
Recurring cast
  • Archie Adamos as Brigadier Gen. Buencamino
  • Tess Antonio as Cora Apostol
  • May Bayot as Fedelina Catacutan
  • Anne Feo as Helen del Fierro
  • Amy Nobleza as Lea/Ekang Apostol
  • Marc Santiago as Santino "Santi" Guerrero
  • Nico Antonio as Andrew "Andoy" Apostol
  • Luz Valdez as Gloria Beltran
  • Rafael "Paeng" Sudayan as Papi
  • Jim Bergado as Barog
  • Lilygem Yulores as Joselyn
  • John Steven de Guzman as Tom-Tom
  • Mark Dionisio
Guest cast
  • Ruben Maria Soriquez as David Pascal
  • Menggie Cobarubbias as Mayor Manuel Sta. Maria
  • Dido de la Paz as George Catacutan
  • Kiko Matos as Salvador "Buddy" Banzon
  • Jong Cuenco as Bernardo "Mr. Mogul" Tuazon
  • Nonie Buencamino as Gen. Gregorio "Greg" Maximillano
  • Janice Hung as Capt. Alexandra Noblejas
  • Leo Rialp as Oscar Villavicencio
  • Tart Carlos as Bekbek
Special participation


Kantar Media National TV Ratings
(8:45PM PST)
Pilot Episode Finale Episode Peak Average
January 21, 2019[17]
May 16, 2019[18]


^ Born Arabella de Leon, she was first given the name "Diana Guerrero" while she was being trained by Santiago Guerrero and made to believe she was the latter's biological daughter. As part of her mission to infiltrate the AFP, she went under the alias "Rhian Bonifacio". She was likewise given the name "Dyosa" by the barrio people while she was suffering from amnesia.


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  13. ^ "Ryza Cenon marks birthday with stars of Ang Probinsyano, The General's Daughter". ABS-CBN News. December 21, 2018. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
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  17. ^ "National TV Ratings (January 21, 2019 - Monday)". ABS-CBN Corporate. January 22, 2019. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  18. ^ "National TV Ratings (May 14-16, 2019)". ABS-CBN Corporate. May 20, 2019. Retrieved May 21, 2019.

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