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Dawn Zulueta
Born Marie Rachel Salman Taleon
(1969-03-04) March 4, 1969 (age 45)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actress, TV Host, Commercial Model
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Anton Lagdameo

Marie Rachel Salman Taleon (born March 4, 1969)[1] is a Filipino film-television actress, host and commercial model.[2]

Early Life and Career[edit]

Zulueta holds the distinction of winning both the Filipino Academy of Movies Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) awards for Best Lead Actress (Hihintayin Kita sa Langit) and Best Supporting Actress (Una Kang Naging Akin) in 1991. She also bagged the Supporting Actress of the Year in the Film Academy of the Philippines for Una Kang Naging Akin.[3] She was also declared by the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Foundation Entertainment Award as the Box Office Queen of 1994 for starring in that year's highest-grossing film: The Maggie Dela Riva Story...God Why Me?[4]

Her other Best Actress honors include the 1993 Metro Manila Film Festival for Kung Mawawala Ka Pa;[5] 1993 FAMAS for Kung Mawawala Ka Pa;[6] and 1994 Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards for Movies for Buhay ng Buhay Ko.[7] Further, she has received multiple nominations (for both lead and supporting roles) from the prestigious Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino (MPP) Gawad Urian.[8][9]

In 1996, Zulueta starred with 90's rising star and former child star Sheryl Cruz and 1994 Beauty Queen Charlene Gonzales in the hit drama-vengeance film Ikaw Naman Ang Iiyak for Viva Films in a lead role as Elaine, which became a career booster as a lead actress. In the same year, Zulueta was cited in a Manila Times article as the 10th Best Filipino Actress from 1970 to 1996.[10] In addition, a 1999 Manila Standard article named her as one of the Top 10 Actresses of the 1990s.[11]

In 2010, Zulueta took the lead role in a stage musical, A Little Night Music.

Educational life[edit]

Zulueta studied at Assumption Convent (elementary) and Colegio de Santa Rosa Makati (high school).

Personal life[edit]

She is married to Richard Gomez.[12][13] They have two children.[14][15][16]

Selected Filmography[edit]

  • Nakagapos na Puso (1986)
  • Bondying (1988)
  • One Day Isang Araw (1988)
  • Paano Tatakasan ang Bukas (1988)
  • Isang Bala Isang Buhay (1989) as Dolores
  • Kasalanan Bang Sambahin Ka? (1990) as Grace
  • Pangarap na Ginto (1990)
  • Hindi Pahuhuli ng Buhay (1990)
  • Una Kang Naging Akin (1991)
  • Hihintayin Kita sa Langit (1991) as Carmina
  • Alyas Batman en Robin (1991)
  • Iisa Pa Lamang (1992) as Clara
  • Apoy sa Puso (1992)
  • Hanggang May Buhay (1992)
  • Akin ang Pangarap mo (1992) as Alita
  • Saan Ka Man Naroroon (1993) as Amanda
  • Paniwalaan Mo (1993) as Loren
  • Kung Mawawala Ka Pa (1993)
  • Huwag Kang Umiyak Sa Dagat (1993)
  • The Cecilia Masagca Story: Antipolo Massacre (1993)
  • Buhay ng Buhay Ko (1994)
  • Maginaw ang Pagibig Mo (1994)
  • The Maggie Dela Riva Story...God Why Me? (1994)
  • Sana'y Laging Magkapiling (1994)
  • Lagalag: The Eddie Fernandez Story (1994)
  • Wanted Perfect Father (1994)
  • The Annabelle Huggins Story: Mea Culpa (1995)
  • Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara (1995)
  • Salamat sa Lotto (1995)
  • Bakit May Kahapon Pa? (1996)
  • Ikaw Naman ang Iiyak (1996)
  • Lahar:Paraisong Abo (1997)
  • To Saudi with Love (1997)
  • Itataya ko ang Buhay Ko (1997) as Andrea
  • Filipinas (2003) as Gloria
  • Magkaibigan (2008) as Teresa
  • Sigwa (2010)
  • Catch Me, I'm in Love (2011) as First Lady Elena Rodriguez
  • Ang Nawawala (2012)
  • She's Dating the Gangster (2014) as older Athena Dizon

Television Shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network Channel
2014 Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Lucia Reyes ABS-CBN
2013 Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin Zenaida Dizon
Minute To Win It Player
Binibining Pilipinas 2013 Host
2012 Toda Max SPO3 Emily Mapaginitan
Walang Hanggan Emilia "Emily" Guidotti
2011 Mula Sa Puso Magdalena "Magda" Trinidad
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tsinelas Lina Simples
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Sulat Malou
2007 Mars Ravelo's Lastikman Ruth Abelgas
2006 Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas Ynang Reyna / Mine-a GMA Network
Now And Forever: Duyan Adea
2004 Encantadia Ynang Reyna / Mine-a
Forever in My Heart Stella Carbonel
2001–2003 The Price Is Right Host ABC
1995 Startalk GMA Network
Okey Ka Fairy Ko! Faye
1988 GMA Supershow Host


Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
1993 Metro Manila Film Festival [17] Best Actress Kung Mawawala Ka Pa Won
2013 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards [18] All Time Favorite Love Team on Movies and TV (with Richard Gomez) Walang Hanggan Won


External links[edit]

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Sine Kulay - Dawn Zulueta, Sheryl Cruz, Charlene Gonzales & Gary Estrada.

Sine KULAY - Dawn Zulueta, Dina Bonnevie, Richard Gomez & Tonton Gutierrez

Cine Filipino - Dawn Zulueta, Alice Dixson, Carmi Martin, Tonton Gutierrez & Mat Ranillo III

M0Ments - Cong. Anton Lagdameo and Dawn Zulueta (August 31, 2013)

Mothering is a fulltime job that does not come with a "how-to manual." Moments fills in this gap by offering mothers a practical guide in becoming the best a...

Cine Filipino - Lorna Tolentino, Sharon Cuneta, Dawn Zulueta, Edu Manzano & Tonton Guntierrez

Sine KULAY - Rudy 'Daboy' Fernandez, Dawn Zulueta & Claudine Barretto

Dawn nag-sample ng "Happy" dancing

Dawn nag-sample ng "Happy" dancing.

She's Dating The Gangster Block Screening with Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta

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Isang bala isang buhay (1989) Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr., Dawn Zulueta

Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr., Dawn Zulueta, Rosemarie Gil, Suzanne Gonzales.

Dawn Zulueta and Richard Gomez singing

Dawn Zulueta and Richard Gomez singing Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:49:03 -0700

... by Kenji's rebellious son, Kenneth (also played by Padilla), and Athena's well-meaning niece, Kelay (Bernardo), who intends to bring much-needed closure to the unfinished love story of their elders (now portrayed by Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta).


Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:38:11 -0700

Concepcion cohosted the awards show with Dawn Zulueta, Richard Gomez and Raymond Gutierrez. Padilla presided over the preprogram segment with Markki Stroem. Martin Nievera,. Gab Valenciano and Christian Bautista performed production numbers.


Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:03:45 -0700

FIVE-MINUTE STEALER: Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta nearly stole the film, “She's Dating The Gangster,” from leads Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo with their brief, five-minute long reunion scene in the romantic comedy that's now showing.
Business Mirror
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:56:15 -0700

A starstruck fan, Santos wishes that he could one day dress up Anne Curtis, Megan Young, Marian Rivera, Toni Gonzaga, Kim Chiu, people in broadcasting and celebrities in their 40s such as Dawn Zulueta and Alice Dixson. At the launch of his new store ...


Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:37:23 -0700

But it's understandable that Daniel and Kathryn were asked to portray both present and past couples, to maximize their exposure. The inclusion of Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta adds to the kilig factor. The film could have ended with their scene ...
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:48:45 -0700

Aside from working with the two young actors, Gomez was also reunited with perennial leading lady and former girlfriend, Dawn Zulueta. When asked if this is a start of something big, Richard replied, "Siguro it's a prelude to something big. I was told ...


Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:59:18 -0700

On “Dyesebel,” the focus is now on “beautiful but bad” Andi Eigenmann, who's mad at the title character played by Anne Curtis for “stealing” her two loves, boyfriend Gerald Anderson and mother Dawn Zulueta. On “Ikaw Lamang,” it's now Jake Cuenca's turn ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:33:32 -0700

Dawn Zulueta also did well enough as Dyesebel's “birth” mother, but Ai Ai delas Alas was a raspy-voiced insufficiency as her adoptive mater. Other less than striking and convincing portrayals were turned in by Gabby Concepcion and Albert Martinez ...

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