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Chanda V. Romero
March 6, 1954
|Occupation||Actress, film and TV actress, product endorser, comedian|
|Spouse(s)||Jose Mari Alejandrino|
She played supporting roles and leading roles in many films during the early and late 1970s. Her prolific work in sexy comedies and dramas caught the attention of many directors, and in the 1980s, showed her serious work as an actress in the Ishmael Bernal's Working Girls and Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?, both in 1984. She showed a different side in what may be considered as her most underrated work in Kapag Tumabang ang Asin with Daria Ramirez, and Pag-ibig na Walang Dangal with Dindo Fernando and Charo Santos.
Chanda V. Romero is the daughter of Enrique Villanueva Romero of Bais, Negros Oriental (of Spanish and Chinese descent) and Remedios Valenzuela of Cebu City. She grew up in a family of politicians, sugar planters, artists and cultural workers in Negros Oriental. She is the niece of award-winning film director Eddie Sinco Romero, and is also related to Yasmin Romero, a character actress in the 1960s and 70s. Film director and MTRCB Director Joey Romero and fashion designer Raymund A. Villanueva are her cousins, as well.
In the 1970s and the 1980s, she had a staple of films in which she starred with award-winning actresses such as Elizabeth Oropesa, Hilda Koronel, Gloria Diaz and Daria Ramirez. As a result, she caught the attention of directors Celso Ad Castillo, Ishmael Bernal, Danny Zialcita and Lino Brocka. Her leading men include Philip Salvador, Eddie Garcia, Christopher de Leon, Dindo Fernando, Joel Torre, etc. In the 1990s, her work in television also brought her success. Shows such as Villa Quintana. She was also praised for her role in the 1997 movie Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin which was directed by Carlos Siguion-Reyna.
She married Jose Mari "Mayi" Alejandrino on October 25, 2013. In May 17, 2014, Chanda and Mayi professed their vows in a commitment ceremony at the Tierra de Maria Chapel in Tagaytay City.
|2014||Shake, Rattle & Roll 15: Ulam||Aling Lina||Regal Entertainment|
|2010||Rosario||Tenant||Cinemabuhay International |
|2009||When I Met U||Sylvia||GMA Films|
|2008||Love Me Again||Migo's Mother||Star Cinema|
|2007||Eddie Romero's Faces of Love||MFX Media|
|1997||Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin||Lolay||Star Cinema|
Regal Home Video
|1987||Walang Karugtong Ang Nakaraan||Tess||Viva Films|
|1985||Bakit Manipis ang Ulap?||Jocelyn||Essex Films|
|1984||Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?||Glacilda Gancayco||Viva Films|
|1982||My Only Love||Tiffany||Viva Films|
|1982||Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan?||Charley||Viva Films|
|1978||The Last Reunion||Rita|
|1977||Banta ng Kahapon||Hemisphere Pictures|
In the 1970s Chanda Romero starred in both Award-Winning Films Pag Puti Ng Uwak Pag Itim Ng Tagak which transitioned her from more daring roles such as skin flicks through the 1970s and 1980s she has also done films with VIVA Films entirely she even starred with bigger actors in numerous films such as Christopher De Leon (Bituing Walang Ningning) and Gabby Concepcion and even Aga Muhlach she even did numerous antagonist roles
Awards and nominations
|2014||40th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Festival Supporting Actress||Shake, Rattle & Roll XV||Nominated|