Before the success of Kapamilya show Starla, many fans of the country’s sole teleserye queen Judy Ann Santos waited six long years to see her take a TV lead role again. Her acting prowess is always a must-see, considering how she had brought life to a myriad of roles for the past 27 years.
WATCH: Judy Ann Santos turns nostalgic on TWBA as she recalls her family's simple life
Her impeccable teleserye journey started when she was tapped to play the most unforgettable and affectual character on TV, Mara in the first airing of one of the most memorable drama series in history, Mara Clara. As Mara, Judy Ann gained the widest following and critical acclaim and defined her royalty in the teleserye genre in the five years the teleserye ran in both the afternoon and primetime blocks.
With her phenomenal dramatic success as a bubbly and cute 14-year-old, Judy Ann would become the top Kapamilya draw in the years to come. Because of this, ABS-CBN opened a slew of opportunities for the young star to further shine. Today, she is known as one of the finest actresses of her generation, with a series of massive box office successes and countless of prestigious acting awards.
TWBA: Judy Ann, nagwagi ng Best Actress award sa 41st Cairo International Film Festival
Before she became one of the most honored celebrities in the Philippines, let's check out some of Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo's best throwback photos through the years!