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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
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#Fact
1She met her future husband in January 22, 1996 on his birthday.
2After unsuccessful attempts (and a miscarriage), they finally had a baby boy, Jacobo Antonio, in November 2005. They also have a daughter named Ayisha Madlen.
3A 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.
4The Lagdameo family owns two Labradors, three Shitzus and a cock-a-tiel (a bird of the parrot family).
5Dawn'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.
6Married 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.
7The 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 ginto1990Daisy
Isang bala isang buhay1989Dolores
Hindi pahuhuli ng buhay1989
Bakit iisa lamang ang puso?1989
Bondying: The Little Big Boy1989Flora
Paano tatakasan ang bukas?1988
One day, isang araw1988
Okay ka, fairy ko!1987TV SeriesFaye (1987)
Nakagapos na puso1986Meldy
Love Me Tomorrow2016Cristy
The Love Affair2015Trisha
She's Dating the Gangster2014Present Athena
Dyesebel2014TV SeriesLucia Reyes
Bukas na lang kita mamahalin2013TV SeriesZenaida Ramirez
Toda Max2012TV SeriesSPO3 Emily Mapaginitan
Walang hanggan2012TV SeriesEmilia Guidotti / Emily Cardenas / Emilia Guidote
What Isn't There2012Esme Bonifacio
Mula sa puso2011TV SeriesMagdalena Trinidad
Catch Me... I'm in Love2011First Lady / Erick's Mom
Sigwa2010Dolly
Maalaala mo kaya1991-2009TV SeriesLina Simples / Malou
Magkaibigan2008Tere
Lastikman2007TV SeriesRuth Abelgas (2007)
Now and Forever2006TV SeriesAdea
Encantadia: Pag-ibig hanggang wakas2006TV SeriesMine-a (2006)
Encantadia2005TV SeriesInang Reyna Mine-a
Forever in My Heart2004TV SeriesStella Carbonell (2004)
Filipinas2003Gloria Filipinas
To Saudi with Love1997
Ikaw naman ang iiyak1996Elaine Martinez
Salamat sa lotto1996
Bakit may kahapon pa?1996Leah
Lahar1996Sheila
Itataya ko ang buhay ko1996
Patayin sa sindak si Barbara1995Ruth
Startalk1995TV Series
Anabelle Huggins Story: Ruben Ablaza Tragedy - Mea Culpa1995Anabelle Huggins
Wanted: Perfect Father1994Lily
Lagalag: The Eddie Fernandez Story1994Dulce Lukban
Sana'y laging magkapiling1994Maria Makiling
The Maggie dela Riva Story (God... Why Me?)1994Maggie dela Riva
The Cecilia Masagca Story: Antipolo Massacre (Jesus Save Us!)1994Cecilia Masagca
Chinatown 2: The Vigilantes1994
Buhay ng buhay ko1994
Kung mawawala ka pa1993Marisa
Paniwalaan mo1993
Saan ka man naroroon1993Amanda
Ikaw pa lang ang minahal1992Adela's Mother
Hanggang may buhay1992Kristie
Apoy sa puso1992
Iisa pa lamang1992Clara
Akin ang pangarap mo1992
Hihintayin kita sa langit1991Carmina
Una kang naging akin1991Vanessa
Robin Good (Sugod ng sugod)1991
Alyas Batman en Robin1991Angelique Legarda

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saan ka man naroroon1993performer: "Ikakasal Ka Raw", "Parang Mulawin"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pinoy Big Brother2015TV SeriesHerself
Binibining Pilipinas Gold: The 2013 Pageant2013TV SpecialHerself - Host
Gandang gabi Vice2012-2013TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Sarah G Live2012TV SeriesHerself
Diz Iz It!2010TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Mel & Joey2005TV SeriesHerself
All About You2003TV SeriesHerself - Host

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Special AwardFAMAS AwardsIconic Movie Queen of Philippine Cinema
2008Special AwardStar Awards for MoviesCelebriy Mom of the Night.
1995Star AwardStar Awards for MoviesActress of the YearBuhay ng buhay ko (1994)
1994FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest ActressKung mawawala ka pa (1993)
1993Festival PrizeMetro Manila Film FestivalBest ActressKung mawawala ka pa (1993)
1992FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest ActressHihintayin kita sa langit (1991)
1992FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest Supporting ActressUna kang naging akin (1991)
1992FAP AwardFAP Awards, PhilippinesBest Supporting ActressUna kang naging akin (1991)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest ActressThe Love Affair (2015)
2016FAP AwardFAP Awards, PhilippinesBest ActressThe Love Affair (2015)
2016Star AwardStar Awards for MoviesMovie Actress of the YearThe Love Affair (2015)
2015FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest Supporting ActressShe's Dating the Gangster (2014)
2013Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen TV Awards, PhilippinesOutstanding Performance by an Actress in a Drama SeriesWalang hanggan (2012)
2011FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest ActressSigwa (2010)
2011Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen Awards, PhilippinesBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama)Sigwa (2010)
2011Star AwardStar Awards for MoviesMovie Actress of the YearSigwa (2010)
2009FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest ActressMagkaibigan (2008)
2009Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen Awards, PhilippinesBest Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role (Drama)Magkaibigan (2008)
1997FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest Supporting ActressBakit may kahapon pa? (1996)
1997Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Supporting Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktres)Bakit may kahapon pa? (1996)
1995FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest ActressThe Cecilia Masagca Story: Antipolo Massacre (Jesus Save Us!) (1994)
1995YCC AwardYoung Critics Circle, PhilippinesBest Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting RoleBuhay ng buhay ko (1994)
1994Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres)Saan ka man naroroon (1993)
1994YCC AwardYoung Critics Circle, PhilippinesBest Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting RoleKung mawawala ka pa (1993)
1993FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest ActressIisa pa lamang (1992)
1993Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres)Iisa pa lamang (1992)
1993YCC AwardYoung Critics Circle, PhilippinesBest Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting RoleIisa pa lamang (1992)
1992Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres)Hihintayin kita sa langit (1991)
1991Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Supporting Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktres)Kasalanan bang sambahin ka? (1990)
1990FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest Supporting ActressBakit iisa lamang ang puso? (1989)


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