Mila del Sol

Filipino Actor
Born May 12, 1923

Clarita Rivera Villarba, better known as Mila del Sol, is a Filipina film actress and entrepreneur. Del Sol was born in Tondo, Manila. She gained fame in her very first lead role in the 1939 film Giliw Ko. She had been discovered by LVN Pictures President Doña Sisang de Leon, who insisted in casting her over the objections of the film's director, who felt she was too young for the part.… Read More

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1923 Birth Born on May 12, 1923.


1960 37 Years Old Del Sol retired from films to raise a family in the 1950s, but staged a comeback in 1960 with two films released that year, Pakipot and Tatlong Magdalena. … Read More


1964 41 Years Old 1 More Event
She began her career as an entrepreneur in 1964, and focused on philanthropic work from the 1970s onward. … Read More


2007 84 Years Old Del Sol is mother of Filipina actress and television host Jeanne Young, grandmother of actor Onemig Bondoc, 2007 Rock Awards Guitarist of the Year Ira Cruz, and Philippine Congressman Gustavo Tambunting of Parañaque City, mother in law of Alex "Bones" Cruz (founder of iconic Filipino rock bands Juan de la Cruz and Anak Bayan), sister of actresses Gloria Imperial and Guia Imperial, sister of TV News Anchor, Duds Rivera, aunt of the Arroyo administration Press Secretary Ignacio Bunye.
2014 91 Years Old In December 2014, the Congress of the Philippines passed Resolution No. 165, honoring Mila del Sol “for her contributions to the movie industry and to Philippine society in general”. … Read More
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