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Lucita Soriano

Actor
Lucita Soriano was an actress in the Philippines. She appeared in more than 215 movies and television shows. She was runner-up in the Miss Philippine Press Photography (PPP) 1964 beauty pageant. Her first movie contract was with Premiere Productions. She had a movie for a bit player role as one of the many women of Romeo Vasquez in Lover Boy (1958). Soriano's big break in the movies came when she auditioned for the movie I Believe (1961). In 1965, she did Pasko Ng Limang Magdalena with Divina Valencia, Daisy Romualdez, Ruby Regala and Miriam Jurado. In 1967, she did Ako... Laban Sa Lipunan, a controversial movie about the tragic incident in the life of Lucila Lalu. She did the movie with Rodolfo Boy Garcia. And because of her knowledge in karate, she was featured in The Lady With An Iron Fist with Charlie Davao as her leading man. She was FAMAS Award nominee for Best Supporting Actress in Dugo Ang Kulay Ng Pag-ibig (1966). In the movie, And God Smiled At Me (1972) starring Nora Aunor and Tirso Cruz III, she won the Quezon City Film Festival Best Supporting Actress award. She did Valiente with Michael de Mesa and she appeared Pangako Sa 'Yo with Kristine Hermosa and Jericho Rosales. --- She was born in Taguig and spent her early years in Pateros, Metro Manila. Her father, the late Eugenio Adriano was originally from Taguig. Her mother is Elvira Jamon Soriano. Soriano spent her elementary years in Taguig and then completed her high school at the Rizal High School. She studied at the University of the East and tried to earn a college degree, but her busy shooting schedule prevented her from finishing her college years. When Soriano was paired with Rodolfo Boy Garcia in a movie, they fell in love until they got married in 1968. Actress Marissa Delgado was the bridge between the two of them. They were blessed with two sons, former members of That's Entertainment, actors Garry Boy Garcia and Marco Polo Garcia. Her husband (Garcia) passed away in her arms on July 17, 1997.

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