Home / Biography / Dawn Zulueta

Dawn Zulueta

Biography

This Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Award-winning actress gave acclaimed performances in the drama series Una Kang Naging Akin (When You Were Mine) and Walang Hanggan (Eternal) and in the first 1990s film Kung Mawawala Ka Pa. After going to the Immaculate Center of Mary University in Quezon Town, Philippines, she produced her tv debut as the sponsor from the GMA Supershow. She starred inside a 2010 stage creation of JUST A LITTLE Night time Music. She was created and elevated in Manila, Philippines. Her relationship to Anton Lagdameo, Jr. led to two kids. She and Maja Salvador both made an appearance on the favorite Philippine tv series Maalaala Mo Kaya.

Quick Facts


Full Name Dawn Zulueta
Date Of Birth March 4, 1969
Place Of Birth Manila, Philippines
Height 1.7 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Immaculate Heart Of Mary College
Nationality Philippine
Spouse Antonio Lagdameo Jr.
Children Jacobo Antonio Lagdameo, Ayisha Madlen Lagdameo
Parents Jose Fazil Taleon, Maria Cleofe Salman
Nominations PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actress, PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by an Actress, PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Travel Show Host
Movies The Love Affair, Love Me Tomorrow, Hihintayin kita sa langit, Your Dream Is Mine, Patayin sa Sindak si Barbara, Catch Me, I'm in Love, Ang Nawawala, Una Kang Naging Akin, Kung mawawala ka pa, Sigwa, Magkaibigan, Alyas Batman en Robin, Bakit May Kahapon Pa?, To Saudi with Love, Ikaw naman ang iiyak, Lagalag: The Eddie Fernandez Story, Ikaw Pa Lang ang Minahal, Paano Tatakasan Ang Bukas?, Bakit Iisa Lamang Ang Puso, Filipinas, Felix Manalo, Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel, The Maggie dela Riva Story (God... Why Me?), Itataya ko ang buhay ko, Buhay ng buhay ko, Salamat sa lotto, Lahar, The Annabelle Huggins Story: Mea Culpa, Meant to Beh
TV Shows Walang Hanggan, Encantadia, You're My Home, Maalaala Mo Kaya, Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin, Mula sa Puso, Startalk, Okey Ka Fairy Ko!, Forever in My Heart, Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas, Lastikman, GMA Supershow, Duyan, The Price Is Right, All About You
Star Sign Pisces

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1 She met her future husband in January 22, 1996 on his birthday.
2 After unsuccessful attempts (and a miscarriage), they finally had a baby boy, Jacobo Antonio, in November 2005. They also have a daughter named Ayisha Madlen.
3 A bookworm herself, reading much on oceanography and astrology, Dawn has joined a charity program, T.A.S.K. (Tulong Aral sa Kabataan) ("Educational Aid to Children"), which donates educational textbooks for needy children.
4 The Lagdameo family owns two Labradors, three Shitzus and a cock-a-tiel (a bird of the parrot family).
5 Dawn's father, Jose Fazil Taleon, comes from Iloilo. Her maternal grandfather, George Anton Salman, was a Palestinian Arab who came to Manila (in 1948) to escape World War II. Salman married a girl from Bulacan.
6 Married Anton Lagdameo, a businessman from Davao, in Dec 27, 1997 in New York. They were supposed to marry on January of 1997, but Anton's father had just undergone a quadruple heart bypass so they decided to move the wedding date.
7 The only person in Philippine movie history to ever bag two acting awards in a single ceremony from any awards night (Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress in the 1991 FAMAS Awards).


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kasalanan bang sambahin ka? 1990
Pangarap na ginto 1990 Daisy
Isang bala isang buhay 1989 Dolores
Hindi pahuhuli ng buhay 1989
Bakit iisa lamang ang puso? 1989
Bondying: The Little Big Boy 1989 Flora
Paano tatakasan ang bukas? 1988
One day, isang araw 1988
Okay ka, fairy ko! 1987 TV Series Faye (1987)
Nakagapos na puso 1986 Meldy
Love Me Tomorrow 2016 Cristy
The Love Affair 2015 Trisha
She's Dating the Gangster 2014 Present Athena
Dyesebel 2014 TV Series Lucia Reyes
Bukas na lang kita mamahalin 2013 TV Series Zenaida Ramirez
Toda Max 2012 TV Series SPO3 Emily Mapaginitan
Walang hanggan 2012 TV Series Emilia Guidotti / Emily Cardenas / Emilia Guidote
What Isn't There 2012 Esme Bonifacio
Mula sa puso 2011 TV Series Magdalena Trinidad
Catch Me... I'm in Love 2011 First Lady / Erick's Mom
Sigwa 2010 Dolly
Maalaala mo kaya 1991-2009 TV Series Lina Simples / Malou
Magkaibigan 2008 Tere
Lastikman 2007 TV Series Ruth Abelgas (2007)
Now and Forever 2006 TV Series Adea
Encantadia: Pag-ibig hanggang wakas 2006 TV Series Mine-a (2006)
Encantadia 2005 TV Series Inang Reyna Mine-a
Forever in My Heart 2004 TV Series Stella Carbonell (2004)
Filipinas 2003 Gloria Filipinas
To Saudi with Love 1997
Ikaw naman ang iiyak 1996 Elaine Martinez
Salamat sa lotto 1996
Bakit may kahapon pa? 1996 Leah
Lahar 1996 Sheila
Itataya ko ang buhay ko 1996
Patayin sa sindak si Barbara 1995 Ruth
Startalk 1995 TV Series
Anabelle Huggins Story: Ruben Ablaza Tragedy - Mea Culpa 1995 Anabelle Huggins
Wanted: Perfect Father 1994 Lily
Lagalag: The Eddie Fernandez Story 1994 Dulce Lukban
Sana'y laging magkapiling 1994 Maria Makiling
The Maggie dela Riva Story (God... Why Me?) 1994 Maggie dela Riva
The Cecilia Masagca Story: Antipolo Massacre (Jesus Save Us!) 1994 Cecilia Masagca
Chinatown 2: The Vigilantes 1994
Buhay ng buhay ko 1994
Kung mawawala ka pa 1993 Marisa
Paniwalaan mo 1993
Saan ka man naroroon 1993 Amanda
Ikaw pa lang ang minahal 1992 Adela's Mother
Hanggang may buhay 1992 Kristie
Apoy sa puso 1992
Iisa pa lamang 1992 Clara
Akin ang pangarap mo 1992
Hihintayin kita sa langit 1991 Carmina
Una kang naging akin 1991 Vanessa
Robin Good (Sugod ng sugod) 1991
Alyas Batman en Robin 1991 Angelique Legarda

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saan ka man naroroon 1993 performer: "Ikakasal Ka Raw", "Parang Mulawin"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pinoy Big Brother 2015 TV Series Herself
Binibining Pilipinas Gold: The 2013 Pageant 2013 TV Special Herself - Host
Gandang gabi Vice 2012-2013 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Sarah G Live 2012 TV Series Herself
Diz Iz It! 2010 TV Series Herself - Judge
Mel & Joey 2005 TV Series Herself
All About You 2003 TV Series Herself - Host

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Special Award FAMAS Awards Iconic Movie Queen of Philippine Cinema
2008 Special Award Star Awards for Movies Celebriy Mom of the Night.
1995 Star Award Star Awards for Movies Actress of the Year Buhay ng buhay ko (1994)
1994 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Actress Kung mawawala ka pa (1993)
1993 Festival Prize Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actress Kung mawawala ka pa (1993)
1992 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Actress Hihintayin kita sa langit (1991)
1992 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actress Una kang naging akin (1991)
1992 FAP Award FAP Awards, Philippines Best Supporting Actress Una kang naging akin (1991)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Actress The Love Affair (2015)
2016 FAP Award FAP Awards, Philippines Best Actress The Love Affair (2015)
2016 Star Award Star Awards for Movies Movie Actress of the Year The Love Affair (2015)
2015 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actress She's Dating the Gangster (2014)
2013 Golden Screen Award Golden Screen TV Awards, Philippines Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Drama Series Walang hanggan (2012)
2011 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Actress Sigwa (2010)
2011 Golden Screen Award Golden Screen Awards, Philippines Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama) Sigwa (2010)
2011 Star Award Star Awards for Movies Movie Actress of the Year Sigwa (2010)
2009 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Actress Magkaibigan (2008)
2009 Golden Screen Award Golden Screen Awards, Philippines Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role (Drama) Magkaibigan (2008)
1997 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actress Bakit may kahapon pa? (1996)
1997 Gawad Urian Award Gawad Urian Awards Best Supporting Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktres) Bakit may kahapon pa? (1996)
1995 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Actress The Cecilia Masagca Story: Antipolo Massacre (Jesus Save Us!) (1994)
1995 YCC Award Young Critics Circle, Philippines Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role Buhay ng buhay ko (1994)
1994 Gawad Urian Award Gawad Urian Awards Best Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres) Saan ka man naroroon (1993)
1994 YCC Award Young Critics Circle, Philippines Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role Kung mawawala ka pa (1993)
1993 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Actress Iisa pa lamang (1992)
1993 Gawad Urian Award Gawad Urian Awards Best Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres) Iisa pa lamang (1992)
1993 YCC Award Young Critics Circle, Philippines Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role Iisa pa lamang (1992)
1992 Gawad Urian Award Gawad Urian Awards Best Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres) Hihintayin kita sa langit (1991)
1991 Gawad Urian Award Gawad Urian Awards Best Supporting Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktres) Kasalanan bang sambahin ka? (1990)
1990 FAMAS Award FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actress Bakit iisa lamang ang puso? (1989)


Looks like we don't have salary information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have quotes information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have trademarks information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have pictures. Sorry!

Check Also

Dani King

Three-time globe champion cyclist in the women’s group pursuit who in addition has claimed victory …