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Julie Vega

Filipino Actor-singer
Female
Born May 21, 1968

Julie Pearl Apostol Postigo, better known by her stage name Julie Vega, was a Filipina child actress, singer and commercial model. She remains very popular and well loved in her native Philippines, years after her sudden death at the age of 16 that triggered a massive outpouring of nationwide grief that is still vividly remembered by Filipino showbiz fans today. She won two FAMAS Awards for Best Child Actress during her brief showbiz career.… Read More

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  • Treats Tempt Crowd At 'taste Of Greeneville' Greeneville Sun
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CHILDHOOD

1968 Birth Born on May 21, 1968.
1975 7 Years Old Vega was discovered by renowned film and stage director Lamberto Avellana and veteran actress Boots Anson-Roa in 1975 while performing at a Christmas party at the Quezon Institute where her mother then worked, thus starting her showbiz career early the following year at the age of six as a commercial model in television for Purefoods and Band-Aid. … Read More
1978 10 Years Old It was not until she appeared in her first major lead and breakthrough role in the 1978 film Mga Mata ni Angelita that she started using the screen name Julie Vega upon the recommendation of film producer and director Larry Santiago, who owned Larry Santiago Productions which produced the film. … Read More

TEENAGE

1983 15 Years Old …  Joey was stabbed to death in a car by hired killers, who mistook him for another person they were hired to look for and then kill, while hanging out with his friends in 1983. … Read More
…  The single’s success prompted Bong Carreon and Imelda Papin to launch Vega as a full-time solo artist by coming up with the latter’s 1985 debut album First Love, which included Somewhere In My Past and produced her further hit songs like Someone Special, The Memory Will Remain, and the title track itself.
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