Angel Locsin: Journey to 31

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Filipina actress Angel Locsin is not only known for her talent in acting but also for her kind heart. An ambassador of the Philippine Red Cross, she has been a familiar face in relief and recovery operations after calamities. She is usually seen, sans makeup or cameras, packing goods in the warehouse or distributing goods to typhoon survivors.

Angel traces her roots in Santa Maria, Bulacan. After finishing her primary education in Quezon City and secondary school in the University of Santo Tomas, she attended a short-course for fashion design at Central Saint Martins - College of Art and Design in London.

She started her career at a rival network after being discovered at a shopping center by a talent scout. She became known for her role in the fantasy series "Mulawin" wherein she portrayed one of the two main progranists, "Alwina."

It was in 2007 when she signed a contract with ABS-CBN, a great move because she was immediately awarded the Star Award for TV for Best Single Performance by an Actress after appearing in an episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya. This was followed by four other installments in the longest-running drama anthology. Her filmography in MMK is as follows:

1) MMK: Pilat, 2007

Angel played the role of Melody, a loving daughter who sacrificed her wants and needs to take care of her sick father and become the family’s breadwinner. Her own conflicts began when she got involved with her boss’ son, Jeffrey (played by Sam Milby) and had a bloody spat with Estella, Jeffrey’s stepmother.

2) MMK: Blusa, 2009

This controversial MMK episode focused on the story of Nemie who was the apple of the eye of her parents. She was a promising young lady who dreamt of giving her family a better life. Consequently, she graduated Summa Cumlaude at a prestigious state university in the country. However, she had a difficult time looking for a job and ended up working as a stripper. Other tragic events happened and Nemie lost her mind.

3) MMK: Litarto, 2010

Angel’s role, Jenna, fell in love with a co-worker named Fidel, only to find out that he has a wife and a child of his own.

4) MMK: Mask, 2013

This is Angel’s first time to be paired with Kapamilya actor Paulo Avelino. She played the role of Mildred who has been stricken by Tuberculosis and fell in love with her nurse, Stuart.

5) MMK: Plano, 2015

Angel was also part of the two-part tribute episode for the Fallen 44. She played the role of Suzette Tucay, one of the wives of the SAF heroes.

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