Anita Linda
Filipino actor
Anita Linda
Anita Linda was a two-time FAMAS award-winning and Gawad Urian award-winning Filipino film actress. A romantic lead in her youth, she later gained critical acclaim for her portrayals in maternal or elderly roles. At the age of 74, she became the oldest actress to ever win a FAMAS award, when she was named Best Supporting Actress for Ang Babae sa Bubungang Lata.
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Indie bug bites Ate Vi - Inquirer.net
Google News - over 5 years
“I get inspired watching veterans like Gina Pareño (“Kubrador”) and Anita Linda (“Lola”),” she said. “They're amazing.” But before she could go indie, Santos has to honor her commitment with mainstream company Star Cinema. Her big-screen comeback will
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CINEMA - Estreias da semana - BR Press (Assinatura)
Google News - over 5 years
Com Anita Linda, Rustica Carpio, Tanya Gomez. O neto de Lola Sepa foi assassinado pelo neto de Lola Puring. Uma vai lutar para dar dignidade ao seu neto, ea outra para livrar seu neto da prisão. 12 anos. - A Missão do Gerente de Recursos Humanos (The
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CINEMA - Estreias da semana - BR Press (Assinatura)
Google News - over 5 years
Com Anita Linda, Rustica Carpio, Tanya Gomez. O neto de Lola Sepa foi assassinado pelo neto de Lola Puring. Uma vai lutar para dar dignidade ao seu neto, ea outra para livrar seu neto da prisão. Classificação indicativa não informada
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Freedom in cinema - Philippine Star
Google News - over 5 years
Left: Rosanna Roces, Cherry Pie Picache and Anita Linda appear in Adolf Alix's “Isda.” Below: Scenes from Joel Lamangan's “Patikul.” As a “graduate” of the New Breed category for new directors, Solito is very happy about joining the Directors' Showcase
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Remaking a camp classic - Philippine Star
Google News - over 5 years
One supporting player in Gosiengfiao's cast is not in the new movie but she is the most active of them in this millennium, at 85-or-something years old — Anita Linda. Martinez's girls have new names: Virginia P (Heart), Serafina F (Lovi),
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TEA proyecta "Lola", una película sobre el valor de la justicia y sobre el ... - eldia.es
Google News - almost 6 years
Anita Linda, Rustica Carpio, Tanya Gómez, Jhong Hilario y Ketchup Eusebio son los protagonistas de este filme de 110 minutos de duración, cuya trama se desarrolla en un barrio paupérrimo de Manila, Malabon, al que solo se puede acceder en barca
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Celebrities support Cinemalaya 2011, which will kick off on July 15 - Philippine Entertainment Portal
Google News - almost 6 years
Angel Aquino, Rosanna Roces, Anita Linda, Arnold Reyes and Alan Paule are also cast in this film. Patikul - Reality bites in Joel Lamangan's Patikul. As political and social unrest continue to haunt the province of Sulu, the parents of a small town
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Have wings, will take off - Inquirer.net
Google News - almost 6 years
“Sid's character helps a poor lola (Anita Linda) and grows a pair of wings. He is a good person who doesn't like showing off.” Unfortunately, a reporter gets wind of the winged man. And here the script makes a strident critique of media
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Jovenes mutantes - Diario de Sevilla
Google News - almost 6 years
Anita Linda y Rustica Carpio protagonizan Lola, un drama del filipino Brillante Mendoza, ganador del premio del jurado al mejor film del Festival Internacional de Miami y el Lady Harimaguada de Oro, máximo galardón del Festival Internacional de Cine de
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How the voting went - Philippine Star
Google News - almost 6 years
The Presa survivors turned out to be Anita Linda, Liza Lorena and Rosanna Roces. But these women still had to pummel it out with the outstanding performances of female talents from other distinguished films. There was Zsa Zsa Padilla (Sigwa) as a
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Stunners, shockers at Urian 2011 - Inquirer.net
Google News - almost 6 years
ROSANNA ROCES and Anita Linda. PHOTO BY JOSEPH AGCAOILI Handed out by the country's oldest critics' group Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino, the Urian has always championed indie films and filmmakers for the past decade or more (proof is that all 10
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Backstage at the 34th Gawad Urian - ABS CBN News
Google News - almost 6 years
In her acceptance speech as Best Supporting Actress for “Presa,” Roces revealed a secret she got as an acting tip from a master teacher, veteran actress Anita Linda whom she dedicated her trophy to. “Hindi ko makakalimutan ang aking pangalawang ina,
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A party of 'Golden Girls' - Inquirer.net
Google News - almost 6 years
Mila partied with contemporaries from the first Golden Age of Philippine cinema: Anita Linda, Delia Razon, Lilia Dizon, Marita Zobel, Perla Bautista, Myrna Obligacion, as well as Balik Samahan's Pempe Rodrigo and Nenita Eraña, granddaughter of LVN
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Fantaseryes coming and going - Manila Bulletin
Google News - almost 6 years
... whose life is changed one day when he discovers that a small lump on his back suddenly grows to become the full-fledged wings of an angel. The film also stars Epi Quizon, Christian Vasquez, LJ Moreno, Ricky Davao, Cherry Pie Picache and Anita Linda
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Filipino film about women wins in New York fest - Inquirer.net
Google News - almost 6 years
Veteran thespians Anita Linda and Rustica Carpio accepted their best actress trophies in person (as grandmothers living in the slums of Malabon who try to cope with the loss of their respective grandsons). Also present at the event were professor/actor
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Brillante Mendoza leads Gawad Urian's 'Ten Best Films' of the decade list - Manila Bulletin
Google News - almost 6 years
... the Urian with Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula (Best Screenplay), Pinakamahusay na Pagganap ng Isang Pangunahing Aktres (Best Actress for Anita Linda at Rustica Carpio) and Pinakamahusay na Disenyong Pamproduksyon (Best Production Design) in 2010
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MOVIE REVIEW | 'ADELA'; A Hard Life, Especially As You're Turning 80
NYTimes - over 7 years
The widely acclaimed Filipino actress Anita Linda, who has made more than 100 movies since the early 1940s, gives a quietly transfixing performance as the title character of ''Adela.'' The film, directed by Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr., opens a six-day engagement on Wednesday at the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters of the Museum of Modern Art, as part of
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THE NEW SEASON | FILM; October
NYTimes - over 7 years
OCTOBER Oct. 2 ADVENTURES OF POWER A laid-off mine worker (Ari Gold, who also wrote and directed) pursues his dream of becoming a champion air drummer. Only his loving Aunt Joanie (Jane Lynch) believes in him. With Adrian Grenier, Michael McKean, Chiu Chi Ling and Shoshannah Stern. AS SEEN THROUGH THESE EYES Holocaust survivors, including Simon
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Paid Notice: Deaths O'DALY, MARY (NEE KING)
NYTimes - about 12 years
O'DALY--Mary (nee King) of Brooklyn, NY, on March 25, 2005 at the age of 94. Youngest daughter of five siblings. Loving wife of the late Fergus O'Daly, Sr. for 47 years. ''Momma,'' as she was known to all, is survived by her ten children, Lawrence, Brian, Kevin, Barry, Fergus II, Michael, James, Mary, Kathleen and Annie, as well as her devoted
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Anita Linda
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2014
    Age 89
    In 2014, she made a comeback on primetime television in an ensemble drama Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon as Paulo Avelino's grandmother Lola Patchi.
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  • 2009
    Age 84
    In January 2009, Linda was unhurt in a mugging incident that occurred while she was aboard a taxicab.
    More Details Hide Details In October 1950, Linda's sister Mamey was murdered in a robbery attempt at the home they had shared; Linda herself was unharmed after she and her nieces had locked themselves in a bedroom to evade the burglars. Ref: Ref: Ref:
    In 2009, she returned to television, starring in the ABS-CBN drama Tayong Dalawa as Kim Chiu's ruthless Chinese grandmother Lily and in the upcoming ABS-CBN horror suspense primetime series Florinda (TV series).
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  • 2008
    Age 83
    Linda garnered widespread acclaim in 2008, she starred in the independent film, Adela (2008), directed by Adolfo Alix, Jr..
    More Details Hide Details For her performance plaing the loneliness of a woman celebrating her 80th birthday alone when her children failed to visit her, she was cited as Best Actress in the 10th Cinemanila International Film Festival (Southeast Asia Film Competition), as Best Actress by the Young Critics Circle, and as Best Actress (tied with Judy Ann Santos) at the Gawad Tanglaw Awards. New York Times film critic Stephen Holden praised Linda's performance as "quietly transfixing". Recently, Anita Linda was given the ENPRESS Lino Brocka Lifetime Achievement Award. She won the Best Supporting Actress award, for her performance in Sta. Niña, at the Cinemalaya 2012 under the New Breed Full Length Feature Category.
  • 1987
    Age 62
    In 1987, Linda also won a Gawad Urian Best Supporting Actress award for Takaw Tukso.
    More Details Hide Details Linda remained active in the film industry as she reached her eighties, appearing in such films as Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita (2004), You Are the One (2006) and Ouija (2007).
  • FIFTIES
  • 1982
    Age 57
    In 1982 she was given the Natatanging Gawad Urian ng Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino.
    More Details Hide Details Linda would appear in several leading films of the 1980s and 1990s, including Joey Gosiengfiao's Temptation Island (1980), Mike de Leon's Sister Stella L. (1984), Chito Roño's Itanong Mo sa Buwan and Brocka's Gumapang ka sa Lusak (1990). For her portrayal of an aging film actress in Mario O'Hara’s Ang Babae sa Bubungang Lata (1998), Linda would receive a Star Award for Best Supporting Actress and her second FAMAS Best Supporting Actress Award. For this, she set a record as the oldest actress to ever win a FAMAS at age 74.
  • 1980
    Age 55
    Linda would also be nominated for the Gawad Urian Best Supporting Actress Award for Jaguar, which was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1947
    Age 22
    Her first lead role in Alyas Sakim with Pol Salcedo in 1947 directed by Moises Cagin.
    More Details Hide Details In 1951, Linda portrayed the title character in Gerardo de Leon's Sisa, a film based on the tragic character in Jose Rizal's novel Noli Me Tangere. The role garnered her the Best Actress Maria Clara award (a precursor of the FAMAS). De Leon then cast Linda in Sawa sa Lumang Simboryo (1952), a role for which Linda would be nominated for a FAMAS Best Actress Award. In the 1970s, Linda gained renewed critical acclaim in maternal roles she played for director Lino Brocka in Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang (1974), Isa Dalawa Tatlo (1974) and Jaguar (1979). She would win the FAMAS Best Supporting Actress Award for Isa Dalawa Tatlo.
    After the war in 1947, she was later offered a contract by Premiere Productions where she was cast by Avellana in Sekretang Hong Kong with Pugo and Togo.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1924
    Born
    Born on November 23, 1924.
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