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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]

The only person in Philippine movie history to ever bag two acting awards in a single ceremony from any awards night (Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress in the 1991 FAMAS Awards).

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 Anton Lagdameo Jr. .[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
1996 Startalk GMA Network
1995 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


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

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

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164 news items

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:37:30 -0700

More than two years after "Walang Hanggan," Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta are set to work together again in a TV series, according to the actress in an interview on Monday. Zulueta confirmed the project on the sidelines Metro Magazine's fashion show ...

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -0700

CNN Beijing Bureau Chief Jaime FlorCruz with an art work at the 798 Art District and with his wife, lawyer Anna Segovia (top). Don't you think Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta (left) are perfect for the roles of Jaime and Anna in a FlorCruz bio film?
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:32:31 -0700

No wonder Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta were so into character when scenes for Hihintayin Kita Sa Langit were filmed there. The angry waves rushing to punish the stones at Boulder Beach frightens— but entrances and hypnotizes. The violence of the ...

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:50:32 -0700

Dani Girl After a critically acclaimed run at the RCBC Theater, Dani Girl finds its way back onstage at the PETA Center. Dani Girl follows a nine-year old girl's battle with leukemia and her fantastical quest to get back her hair. Together with her ...

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:22:30 -0700

Watch John Lloyd and Jessy's answer in the video below. "The Trial," which also stars Richard Gomez, Dawn Zulueta, Enrique Gil, and Benjamin Alvez, opens in cinemas on October 15. Homepage ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1. Click here to ...
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:01:40 -0700

Over the 25 years, Santiago has gained renown as a favored designer by the most beautiful celebrities and society's most stylish ladies, having dressed the likes of Charo Santos-Concio, Ruffa Gutierrez, Bea Zobel, Amparito Lhuiller, Dawn Zulueta, Kris ...


Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:40:59 -0700

... was particularly pretty), ICanServe spokesperson Bibeth Orteza anchored the program, which included the awarding of certificates of appreciation (with help from advocate Dawn Zulueta) to partner organizations, most noteworthy being the cities of ...


Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:22:30 -0700

ALBERT IS 'SUGO' – Learned from Ms. Shirley Kuan that Albert Martinez is playing Bishop Felix Manalo, founder of the Iglesia Ni Cristo, in “Sugo,” meaning Messenger. Shirley is Albert's manager. “Sugo” will focus on the INC founder, instead of the ...

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