Liza Lorena

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Liza Lorena
BornElizabeth Luciano Winsett
Pampanga, Philippines
Years active1967–present
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Liza Lorena
BornElizabeth Luciano Winsett
Pampanga, Philippines
Years active1967–present

Liza Lorena (born Elizabeth Ann Jolene Luciano Winsett in 1948) is a former beauty queen and multi-awarded actress in the Philippines. She was a First Runner-Up in the Bb. Pilipinas pageant in 1966.


Lorena was a flight stewardess (for PAL domestic flights), tourist guide and PTTA receptionist before she became first runner-up in 1966 Binibining Pilipinas pageant. She received movie offers from Dr. Jose Perez of Sampaguita Pictures, but Jose Nepomuceno won over her. She was chosen from among 64 candidates who read the lines of Esperanza for Dahil Sa Isang Bulaklak (1967), topbilled by Charito Solis and Ric Rodrigo.

She won the FAP Best Supporting Actress award for her performance in Oro, Plata, Mata (1982). In 1986, she received the Best Supporting Actress award from Gawad Urian for the movie Miguelito: Batang Rebelde.

Lorena appeared in GMA's TV series Kung Mawawala Ka (2001-2003) with Sunshine Dizon, and in ABS-CBN's Maria Flordeluna (2007) starring Eliza Pineda. She also in the cast of ABS-CBN's Apoy Sa Dagat premiered on February 11, 2013, which stars Angelica Panganiban, Diether Ocampo and Piolo Pascual.

As a veteran actress, Lorena appeared in more than 185 movies and television shows since 1967.

Personal life[edit]

Lorena was born in Pampanga in 1948. She is the mother of actor Tonton Gutierrez to former matinee idol Eddie Gutierrez. Lorena has a daughter by businessman Honey Boy Palanca. She has grandson, Carlos Philippe Winsett-Palanca, who won first place in the 2009 Kids Golf European Championships, beating 30 other golfers from around the world, held in Scotland.

Awards and nominations[edit]

2011WonBest Actress9th Gawad TanglawPresa (2010)
2011NominatedBest Supporting ActressFAP AwardPresa (2010)
2011NominatedBest Supporting ActressGawad Urian AwardPresa (2010)
2008NominatedBest Supporting ActressGawad Urian AwardKatas Ng Saudi (2007)
2007NominatedBest Supporting ActressFAMAS AwardBarang (2006)
2007NominatedBest Supporting ActressGawad Urian AwardMother Nanny (2006)
2007NominatedMovie Supporting Actress Of The YearStar AwardMother Nanny (2006)
2002NominatedBest Supporting ActressGawad Urian AwardThe Life Of Rosa (2001)
1987NominatedBest ActressGawad Urian AwardHalimaw (1986)
1986WonBest ActressMetro Manila Film FestivalHalimaw sa Banga (1986)
1986NominatedBest Supporting ActressFAMAS AwardPahiram Ng Ligaya (1985)
1986WonBest Supporting ActressGawad Urian AwardMiguelito: Batang Rebelde (1985)
1985NominatedBest Supporting ActressGawad Urian AwardSister Stella L (1984)
1984NominatedBest Supporting ActressFAMAS AwardDon't Cry For Me, Papa (1983)
1984NominatedBest Supporting ActressGawad Urian AwardDon't Cry For Me, Papa (1983)
1983NominatedBest ActressFAMAS AwardSanta Claus Is Coming To Town! (1982)
1983WonBest Supporting ActressFAP AwardOro, Plata, Mata (1982)
1983NominatedBest Supporting ActressGawad Urian AwardOro, Plata, Mata (1982)
1980NominatedBest ActressFAMAS AwardGabun (1979)
1980NominatedBest ActressGawad Urian AwardGabun (1979)
1978NominatedBest Supporting ActressFAMAS AwardWalang Katapusang Tag-araw (1977)



2014Maalaala Mo Kaya: TrainLolaABS-CBN
2013Akin Pa Rin Ang BukasBeatrice VillacortaGMA Network
Apoy Sa DagatIldelfonsa del SolABS-CBN
2012Hindi Ka Na Mag-iisaDoña Asuncion MontenegroGMA Network
Maalaala Mo Kaya: AsoSeverinaABS-CBN
Wansapanataym: Ballpen De Sarah PenMrs. Pluma
LegacySophia AltamiranoGMA Network
2011Guns And RosesDolor MarasiganABS-CBN
Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Kapitan InggoBelen Salazar
2010Pablo S. Gomez's Juanita BananaDoña Cristina Buenaventura
My Driver Sweet LoverHelga SolisTV5
2009May Bukas PaDoña Anita RodriguezABS-CBN
2008Maalaala Mo Kaya: KandilaDoray
Maalaala Mo Kaya: CardRose
Obra: Drama QueenGuest RoleGMA Network
Sine Novela: Magdusa KaDoña Perla Doliente
E.S.PGuest Role
LoboMrs. BlancaflorABS-CBN
2007Maria FlordelunaBrigida Espero
Super Inggo 1.5: Ang Bagong BangisFacunda
2006Sa Piling MoGina
2005Magpakailanman: The Manny And Pie Calayan StoryGuest RoleGMA Network
2003Twin HeartsDoña Sofia FontanillaGMA Network
2002/2003Kung Mawawala KaIluminada Montemayor
2001Maalaala Mo Kaya: LoboGuest RoleABS-CBN
2000/2002Pangako Sa 'YoDoña Benita Buenavista

Selected movies[edit]

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