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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Five Decades of Vilma Santos

Multi-awarded actress and politician Vilma Santos-Recto celebrates her fifty-ninth birthday today. She started her career as a child star with a breakout title role in the 1963 film Trudis Liit. In July 2012, Star Cinema released The Healing, a horror film, to mark her fiftieth year in the Philippine entertainment industry. Santos also highlighted many television programs including VIP (Vilma in Person) and Vilma!

Vilma Santos, birthdays, anniversaries, The Healing, Iginuhit ng Tadhana, Bata Bata Paano Ka Ginawa, movies, Burlesk Queen, Sister Stella L, Anak

Santos' political career started in 1998 when she was elected mayor of Lipa City in Batangas province. After winning three consecutive three-year terms as city mayor, Santos ran for and won the position of provincial governor in 2010.

Each of the following movie screen captures represent a decade in Santos' in show business:


Vilma Santos, birthdays, anniversaries, The Healing, Iginuhit ng Tadhana, Bata Bata Paano Ka Ginawa, movies, Burlesk Queen, Sister Stella L, Anak
1966: As Imee Marcos in Iginuhit ng Tadhana: The Ferdinand Marcos Story

Vilma Santos, birthdays, anniversaries, The Healing, Iginuhit ng Tadhana, Bata Bata Paano Ka Ginawa, movies, Burlesk Queen, Sister Stella L, Anak
1977: As the dancer Czarina in Burlesk Queen
Vilma Santos, birthdays, anniversaries, The Healing, Iginuhit ng Tadhana, Bata Bata Paano Ka Ginawa, movies, Burlesk Queen, Sister Stella L, Anak
1984: As the titular nun-turned-activist in Sister Stella L.

Vilma Santos, birthdays, anniversaries, The Healing, Iginuhit ng Tadhana, Bata Bata Paano Ka Ginawa, movies, Burlesk Queen, Sister Stella L, Anak
1998: As the headstrong mother Lea Bustamante in Bata, Bata ... Paano Ka Ginawa?
Vilma Santos, birthdays, anniversaries, The Healing, Iginuhit ng Tadhana, Bata Bata Paano Ka Ginawa, movies, Burlesk Queen, Sister Stella L, Anak
2000: As Josie, the returning Overseas Filipino Worker, in Anak

(Picture Credits: 777 Film Productions, IAN Film Productions, Regal Films, Star Cinema, Sky Internet)

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