Zsa Zsa Padilla

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Zsa Zsa Padilla
Background information
Birth nameEsperanza Padilla
Born(1964-05-28) May 28, 1964 (age 49)
OriginManila, Philippines
GenresOPM, pop, Adult contemporary
OccupationsSinger, Actress
Years active1978-present
 
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Zsa Zsa Padilla
Background information
Birth nameEsperanza Padilla
Born(1964-05-28) May 28, 1964 (age 49)
OriginManila, Philippines
GenresOPM, pop, Adult contemporary
OccupationsSinger, Actress
Years active1978-present

Zsa Zsa Padilla (born May 28, 1964) is a Filipina singer and actress. She is currently part of ABS-CBN contract actresses.

Biography[edit]

Padilla was born as Esperanza Padilla in 1964, the daughter of actor and sportsman Carlos “Sonny” Padilla, Jr. who served as the referee in the Ali-Frazier world heavyweight boxing match. She is a singer who has performed in various concerts in the Philippines and overseas. She has also acted in movies, television and on the stage. Padilla is also a songwriter, commercial model, product endorser, businesswoman, and music producer.

Padilla started as a member of the Manila Sound band, Hotdog, in the mid-70s and then in 1982 went solo. In 1987, her first TV role was as the wife of a gay man in the series "Lovingly Yours Helen". In the same, her first movie role was in the film "Mga Anak Ni Facifica Falayfay" with Filipino comedian Dolphy, her partner of more than 20 years. She is the mother of Filipina singer and actress Karylle and singer Zia Quizon. She is the cousin of a fellow singer Gino Padilla. Actress Lorna Tolentino and TV/Radio Host Amy Perez are also her cousins and they are nieces of actor Jerry Pons. On August 2012, she confirmed that she has Stage 1 Kidney Cancer, but lately after her operation it was confirmed a benign tumor.

Television appearances[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2014Mars Ravelo's DyesebelABS-CBN
2013Juan dela CruzLaura AlejandroABS-CBN
2011-2012BudoyLuisa ManiegoABS-CBN
2011Maalaala Mo Kaya:PicturesCarlaABS-CBN
20101DOLEleanor SerranoABS-CBN
2010Maalaala Mo Kaya:ShellFlorABS-CBN
2009May Bukas PaChurch SingerABS-CBN
2009Maalaala Mo Kaya:MusikoSantaABS-CBN
2008Maalaala Mo Kaya:Ice CreamRaquelABS-CBN
2007LastikmanCynthia " Cindy" EviloneABS-CBN
2005-2006Bituing Walang NingningRosa Mia SuarezABS-CBN
2004Born DivaABS-CBN
2003-2004Star In A MillionHerself HostABS-CBN
2002Morning Girlsherself HostABS-CBN
2000-2001Sa Puso Ko Iingatan KaNieves Quevedo-PachecoABS-CBN
1997-1999Labs Ko Si BabeMayor Diwata RoyalesABS-CBN
1998Hiwalay Kung Hiwalay, Daw! (GMA Network)
1997-presentASAPHerself Main Host/PerformerABS-CBN
1997Zsa Zsa Limited Engagement (Six Special Shows/GMA Network)
1996–1997Familia ZaragozaDivina Zaragoza-LagrimasABS-CBN
1994- 1995Star Drama Presents Zsa Zsa 13 episodesVariousABS-CBN
1994GMA Telesine “Mukha” (telemovie directed By Argel Joseph)
1993GMA Telesine “Camilla” (Tagalog adaptation of the play "Camille"; teleplay By Rolando Tinio; directed By Joel Lamangan)

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

2012

2010

2009

2002

2000

1999

1997

1988

1986

1985

1984

1983

Filmography[edit]

Acting Awards[edit]

2006 Mano Po 4 Ako Legal Wife - Best Actress - in the ff: Metro Manila Film Festival, Tanglaw Awards, Guillermo Mendoza Foundation, Film Academy of the Philippines 24th Luna Award and Empress Awards.[1]

1998 Batang PX - Best Actress - in the ff: Gawad Urian, Film Academy Of The Philippines Awards, and Star Awards for Movies

1995 Best Actress In A Single Performance - Star Awards for Television for "Mukha"

1994 Best Supporting Actress - Star Awards for Movies for "Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin" 1991 best actress of the year

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