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Angel Locsin : biography

April 23, 1985 -

Angel Locsin (born Angelica Colmenares; April 23, 1985) is a Filipina television and film actress, commercial model, film producer and fashion designer. She came to prominence for her television roles as Alwina in the 2004 fantasy-themed television series Mulawin and as the superheroine Darna in the TV adaptation of the Mars Ravelo comics. Locsin was a contract artist of GMA Network up to early 2007 until she transferred to its rival network, ABS-CBN. She then starred as Lyka in the television series Lobo, which earned her an International Emmy Award nomination for best performance. She later on starred in blockbuster films In The Name Of Love and One More Try for which she garnered critical acclaim for both performances. The two films earned Locsin the Star Award for Movies for Movie Actress of the Year and the Box-Office Entertainment Award for Film Actress of the Year, winning both awards two consecutive years. In 2013, she won the FAMAS Award and the Film Academy of the Philippines Award for best actress for her performance in One More Try.

Personal life

On April 23, 2007, Locsin celebrated her birthday with GABRIELA Foundation, an NGO that supports women and children. On April 20, 2008, Locsin organized a gift-giving to the less fortunate children in Payatas, Quezon City and gave poor children food, clothing and other basic needs. It was her birthday gift supported by her sponsors.

Awards and nominations

Television Awards
Award Year Category TV Show Result
Asian Star Entertainment Global Excellence Awards 2008 Most Outstanding Actress Lobo
Golden Screen Awards 2011 Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Drama Series Imortal
2013 Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Gag or Comedy Program Toda Max
International Emmy Awards 2009 Best Performance by an Actress Lobo
Philippine Psychiatric Association (SiSA Awards) 2010 Outstanding Actress in a Drama Performance Maalaala Mo Kaya
PMPC Star Awards for TV 2007 Best Drama Actress Asian Treasures
2008 Best Single Performance by an Actress (for Episode: "Pilat")}}
Best Drama Actress Lobo
2009 Best Drama Actress Only You
2010 Best Single Performance by an Actress (for Episode: "Litrato")}}
2011 Best Drama Actress Imortal
2013 Best Comedy Actress Toda Max
Film Awards
Award Year Category Film Result
Box-Office Entertainment Awards 2012 Film Actress of the Year In the Name of Love
2013 One More Try
FAMAS Awards 2012 Best Actress In the Name of Love
2013 One More Try
Film Academy of the Philippines Awards 2013 Best Actress One More Try
Gawad PASADO Awards 2012 Pinakapasadong Aktres In the Name of Love
Golden Screen Awards 2012 Best Actress in a Leading Role (Drama) In the Name of Love
Metro Manila Film Festival Awards 2012 Best Actress One More Try
PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2012 Movie Actress of the Year In the Name of Love
2013 One More Try
Yahoo! OMG Awards 2012 Actress of the Year Unofficially Yours
2013 One More Try
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