Maricel Soriano
Filipino comedian
Maricel Soriano
Maricel Soriano, known as the Diamond Star is a critically acclaimed Filipina film and television actress. She has starred in many films covering different genres including comedy, fantasy (Inday series), horror, suspense, action, romance and drama. She has appeared in hundreds of films and has scored a number of blockbuster hits.
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The casino called love - Philippine Star
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The film stars two of our brightest comedic actresses, Toni Gonzaga and Eugene Domingo — and in another time and era, this is the sort of film that would have cast, say, Maricel Soriano and/or Nida Blanca — as the two cousins who take us through the
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New twists in 'PS I Love You' remake - Inquirer.net
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The standouts in the movie are Elmo Magalona and Bea Binene. Sad that Elmo's dad, Kiko, is no longer around to see his son shine. His charms are unmatched by the other young actors in the film. Bea reminds me of a young Maricel Soriano
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Barbie: I want to try everything - Journal Online
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In the 80s, it's the era of the Regal Babies with the Underage Girls (Dina Bonnevie, Maricel Soriano, Snooky Serna) and the Bagets Stars of Viva headed by Aga Muhlach. In the 90s, we saw the TGIS stars, first with the batch of Angelu De Leon and Bobby
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The enigma that is NORA - Malaya
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And Maricel Soriano is versatile, Vilma Santos heartfelt and heartbreaking. And then there is Jaclyn Jose, Chanda Romero, Beth Bautista, Daria Ramirez." "Ganun yata talaga kapag artist, may pagka-luka luka," puts in a colleague
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The 24th 'wang' - Inquirer.net
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Actress Maricel Soriano's maid claims her boss gave her the dirty finger. The “wanging” goes on as the wankers surge forth, and yet in a week of bad deals and worse atrocities, the state of the nation takes on an odd glitter. An elected official caught
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Losing interest on Nora - Journal Online
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TROUBLED Diamond Star Maricel Soriano was reportedly hiding in Europe but said she did not leave the country at all but is confined in a hospital. She was diagnosed with alcohol intoxification and confined at the presidential suite of a hospital
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Failon Ngayon: Kasambahay - ABS CBN News
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By Santino Honasan, Multimedia producer, Failon Ngayon With the recent reports that Diamond Star Maricel Soriano allegedly verbally and physically abused her household help, Failon Ngayon takes a look into other cases of the household help being abused
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Ruffa: My daughters are priceless! - Philippine Star
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Wondering why Maricel Soriano is so scarce these days, a no-show during the preliminary investigation into the complaints filed against her by her two maids? A Funfare DPA said that she could be in Europe (Belgium, The Netherlands?)
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Twinkle, twinkle, Diamond Star, wonder where you are? - Inquirer.net
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Maricel Soriano should come out of her hiding place soon to clear her name, after former housemaids accused her of maltreatment. Someone close to Maria told me that ever since the Diamond Star's mom passed away, she was never the same again
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Maricel Soriano leaves the country amid controversy - OFW News On Web
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Award winning actress Maricel Soriano has reportedly left for Europe following the accusations of her 2 household helpers accused her of physically and verbally abusing them. On Sunday, Philippines' famous talk show "The Buzz" announced on Sunday that
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Maricel Soriano summoned by barangay officials - ABS CBN News
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MANILA, Philippines - Barangay officials in Poblacion, Makati asked Diamond Star Maricel Soriano to appear before them as they conduct an investigation into a report that she physically and verbally abused her household helpers. ... -
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Angelica says Derek never hid past from her - Journal Online
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MARICEL Soriano was denounced in “Showbiz Central” by two of her maids, May Cachuela, 22, and Joy Agojado, 18, for allegedly maltreating them. May said Maricel got mad while looking for something and kicked her. “Naka-heels po siya, tinamaan ako,” she
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Innovative new programs spice up Cinemalaya 2011 - Inquirer.net
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While watching the fun-filled rom-com, “Summer Love,” starring Gabby Concepcion, Snooky Serna, Maricel Soriano and William Martinez, last weekend, we bumped into production designer Cesar Hernando, who shared with us the good news that he'll be having
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Divorce 101 (Part 1) - Manila Standard Today
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Vilma Santos, Nora Aunor, Maricel Soriano, Sharon Cuneta, Dina Bonnevie, Pops Fernandez, Aiko Melendez, Carmina Villaroel and Snooky Serna are big names in Philippine showbiz. They are also in the long list of personalities who separated from their
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Summer of Snooky's carefree contentment - Inquirer.net
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She and costars Gabby Concepcion, William Martinez and Maricel Soriano were in the throes of young love. It helped that the film was shot in scenic, romantic Taal, Batangas. “William and Maricel were sweethearts so they seemed cut off from the rest of
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Maricel Soriano
    FORTIES
  • 2010
    Age 45
    In 2010, Soriano guested in Pilyang Kerubin where she played a mother who gives to her children; this was her first GMA Network show.
    More Details Hide Details Soriano was launched into full stardom in 1980 via Regal Films' Underage, where her thespian talent and charisma shone brightest among the lead stars of the movie. Her tandem with William Martinez was launched via the movie Oh My Mama in 1981. She was considered the top 'Regal Baby' in the 1980s and 1990s prompting the Regal matriarch, Lily Monteverde to quip, "Regal without Maricel is nothing".
  • 2008
    Age 43
    On January 5, 2008, she won the Best Actress award for Bahay Kubo at the Metro Manila Film Festival; this is her 3rd Best Actress prior to 1997's Nasaan ang Puso and 2003's Filipinas.
    More Details Hide Details Soriano also won in the 38th Box Office Queen and King Entertainment Awards as Film Actress of the Year for her performance in A Love Story. Ref: ref: ref: 2015 BEST ACTRESS Ang Dalawang MRS. REAL 28th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actress in a single performance Kulungan Kanlungan 27th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actress in a single performance Baldadong Puso PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actress in a single performance MMK: Sing-along Bar
  • THIRTIES
  • 1999
    Age 34
    In 1999, she was named as one of the Top 100 Stars of Philippine Cinema All-Time by Manila Times and in 2005 she was listed by the Director's Guild of the Philippines as one of the Top 15 Best Actresses of All Time.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1995
    Age 30
    Her 1995 film, Inagaw Mo Ang Lahat sa Akin, produced by Reyna films was the official Philippine entry to the 1996 Oscar awards.
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  • 1994
    Age 29
    She received four consecutive nominations for FAMAS Awards in the years 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997.
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  • 1989
    Age 24
    Previously married to Edu Manzano from 1989 - 1991.
    More Details Hide Details She has two sons, Marron Soriano and Sebastien Soriano. She has three other siblings, Bec Soriano, mother of Meryll Soriano, Michael "Mykee" Martinez and Mel Martinez Soriano recorded a few songs in the 1980s including the gold single "Ngayon at Habang Panahon" penned by Tito Sotto and the theme song of her movie Oh My Mama in 1981. 2016 2013 2012 2011 2009 2007 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974 1973 1971 Soriano has received a number of awards, most notable of which are the two Asian TV Awards as Best Comedy Actress, and three FAP awards, three FAMAS and five PMPC Star Awards for her drama performances. In 1974, she received her first award as Best Child Actress at the age of nine at the 9th Metro Manila Film Festival for Virgo Film's Alaala mo, Daigdig ko ("Your Memory is My World"). She won her second acting award at the 1974 Ilo-ilo Film Festival for the movie version of the TV sitcom John En Marsha which later became the longest-running Philippine sitcom.
  • 1987
    Age 22
    Aside from a sold out concert at the Araneta Coliseum entitled "Hello, Hello Maricel" in 1987, she has appeared in hit concerts locally and abroad in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
    More Details Hide Details Aside from successfully conquering the movie scene, Soriano duplicated her feat on television with a variety of shows. From the sitcom John and Marsha, she also starred in Kaluskos Musmos and Kuskos Balungos, youth oriented programs in the 1970s. She has appeared in musical variety shows (Maria! Maria!, Maricel Live!), a drama anthology (Maricel Drama Special), comedy shows (2+2, Kaya ni Mister, Kaya ni Misis, Mary d' Potter, Bida si Mister, Bida si Misis), soap operas (Vietnam Rose) and John En Shirley (a spin-off of her original sitcom), where she is reunited with Dolphy and Susan Roces. The Diamond Star can be considered foremost a progeny of television and her face has continued to become a staple in the small tube. Even with her short hiatus in making movies, Soriano was consistently seen in the longest-running drama anthology which was named after her, and the reprisal of the role of Shirley Purontong brought her into full circle as a certified icon in Philippine TV.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1985
    Age 20
    Her 1985 film Hinugot sa Langit, produced by Regal Films and directed by national artist Ishmael Bernal, is now considered as one of the classics of Philippine cinema.
    More Details Hide Details She was also named as "Drama Anthology Queen" in the early 90s because her successful weekly drama show (produced by Regal Films and ABS-CBN) topped the primetime ratings game since its airing in October 1987. After two years, she with sister Maria Victoria and former manager Manny Valera established Excellent Productions and took the helm of producing the show. The drama show lasted for ten years and was awarded by the Catholic Mass Media Awards in 1988 and 1989 and the KBP Media Awards in 1992 and 1993 as outstanding drama anthology. As main performer, she received Star Award's best actress for drama honors in 1988, 1989 and 1992. In September 2009, Soriano appeared in Florinda, the third and final episode of Sineserye Presents: The Susan Roces Cinema Collection.
  • 1981
    Age 16
    In addition to being an actress, Soriano is also a singer and has recorded several songs including the theme song of her movie Oh My Mama in 1981.
    More Details Hide Details In 1987, she performed a sold out concert at the Araneta Coliseum; the show titled "Hello, Hello Maricel". Besides her acting work Soriano has also been a recording producer owning Diamond Star Records in 1994 with Manny Valera and dissolved later on one of her hit recording groups Civil Eyes was a big group as well from 1994-1998 Dubbed the 'Diamond Star' in the Philippine entertainment industry with 46 movie and television awards (including Best Child Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Achiever Award as actress/producer, Best Performer and Best Actress) from various award-giving bodies such as FAMAS, PMPC, Empress, FAP, YCC, Pasado, GMMSFP, MMFF, Manila, Iloilo and Cinemanila Film Festivals. She was also known as 'Taray Queen' for her feisty roles in movies. Soriano started acting at the age of six in the 1971 film My Heart Belongs to Daddy with Tirso Cruz III and fellow child actress Snooky Serna.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1965
    Age 0
    Born on February 25, 1965.
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