Candy Pangilinan (born May 8, 1972) is a Filipino film and television actress and comedian. She won best actress for CineFilipino 2016 and Los Angeles International Film Festival for the movie Star na si Van Damme.
In the early 1990s, she starred in supporting roles in romantic comedy films such as "Hindi Magbabago" with Carmina Villaroel in 1994 and 1997, Dahil Ba Sa Kanya as a lead role alongside Aga Muhlach, Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski and Onemig Bondoc and "Sige Subukan Mo" with Ace Vergel and Maricel Soriano. 1998 in "Kung Ayaw Mo Huwag Mo" her second time working with Maricel Soriano and Jolina Magdangal, "Honey, Nasa Langit Na Ba Ako" with Regine Velasquez and in 2000 in "Ayos Na Ang Kasunod" with Fernando Poe, Jr. and Ara Mina. In 2007, she was cast in a comedy film Apat Dapat, Dapat Apat with friends and comedians Rufa Mae Quinto, Pokwang, Eugene Domingo, produced by Quinto with Viva Films and ON Q-28 Productions. In television, she is known for her role in the series Mula Sa Puso until its finale in 1999 she then played side kick to Claudine Barretto's character Rosario in Saan Ka Man Naroroon in 1999 to 2001. I Love Betty La Fea from 2008 to 2009 with a follow up on the Philippine remake of Only You with Angel Locsin, Sam Milby and Diether Ocampo on ABS-CBN and the Critically Acclaimed Series Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin in 2011, in 2012 she did supporting roles for GMA Network such as Forever with Heart Evangelista, Geoff Eigenmann and Gloria Romero, and Hiram na Puso with Gina Alajar and Kris Bernal, she then did notable guest appearances on the hit Saturday trivia-game show Celebrity Bluff alongside Eugene Domingo in 2013. In 2014, she guest starred on TV5 on Sharon, Kasama Mo Kapatid, Beki Boxer, Regal Shocker Presents, Showbiz Police, Face the People and Tropa Mo Ako Unli. In Wansapanataym, the revived TV series back in ABS-CBN in Perfecto and Noreen Capili's My App Boyfie. She is known today as one of the critically acclaimed comedians in the Philippines who has spanned more than 3 decades in the industry who also has the criteria for being known to star in more than 10 sitcoms for her versatility, wit, skill and comedy roles.