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Susan Roces
Susan-roces
Born
Jesusa Purificacion Sonora
(1941-07-28) July 28, 1941 (age 79)
Bocolod City, Philippines
Ethnicity
Filipino, French American, Chinese, Spanish
Occupation
Actress
Years active
1952-present
Portrays

Susan Roces (born Jesusa Purificación Sonora on July 28, 1941 in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines) is a Filipina actress and widow of Ronald Allan Kelley Poe, better known as Fernando Poe, Jr.[1] Following the death of her husband in 2004, Rocés became a rallying point for the political opposition. She was also one of the main cast members of John En Shirley, a comedy show that aired on ABS-CBN till October 2007. She played Manang Henya in the ABS-CBN soap Walang Hanggan in 2012.

She portrays Adelina in Muling Buksan Ang Puso.

Early LifeEdit

Born to a French American mother and a Filipino father of Spanish and Chinese descent, Roces is a member of one of the country’s biggest clans, the Locsin family of Negros Occidental. Their forebear Wo Sin Lok, a peddler from Amoy, had himself baptised into the Catholic Church as Agustín Locsin and married Cecilia Sayson of Molo, Iloilo City.

Roces's sister, Rosemarie Sonora, and niece Sheryl Cruz are also actresses. Roces married Fernando Poe, Jr. and they have an adopted daughter, former MTRCB Chairperson Grace Poe-Llamanzares.

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network
2013 Muling Buksan Ang Puso Adelina ABS-CBN
The Ryzza Mae Show Guest GMA Network
Perpetua Perpetua
2012 Walang Hanggan Manang Henya ABS-CBN
2011 100 Days to Heaven Amelita Manalastas
Babaeng Hampaslupa Helena See TV5
2009 May Bukas Pa Nieves Antazo ABS-CBN
Sana Ngayong Pasko Remedios Dionisio GMA Network
2008 Iisa Pa Lamang Aura Castillejos ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Basura Lola Angge
Sineserye Presents: Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara Amanda
2006 John en Shirley Encarnation Ramirez ABS-CBN

FilmsEdit

Year Title Production Company
1952 Mga Bituin ng Kinabukasan Nepomuceno Pictures
1956 Miss Tilapya Sampaguita Pictures
Boksingera
Kulang sa 7
1957 Sino ang Maysala Vera Perez Pictures
Pasang Krus Sampaguita Pictures
Mga Anak ng Diyos Vera Perez Pictures
Mga Ligaw na Bulaklak Sampaguita Pictures
Prinsesang Gusgusin
1958 Ako ang Maysala Vera Perez Pictures
Mga Reyna ng Vicks Sampaguita Pictures
Madaling Araw
Tawag ng Tanghalan Vera Perez Pictures
Ulilang Anghel Sampaguita Pictures
1959 Wedding Bells
Mga Anghel sa Lansangan
Pitong Pagsisisi
Debutante
Handsome
Ipinagbili Ko ang Aking Anak
1960 Beatnik
1964 The Dolly Sisters
1965 Portrait of My Love
1967 Maruja
1968 To Susan with Love
Bakasin Mo sa Gunita
Bandana
Sorrento
Kulay Rosas ang Pag-ibig
1969 Perlas ng Silangan FPJ Productions
1973 Florinda
1974 Patayin Mo sa Sindak si Barbara
1977 Maligno
1978 Gumising ka, Maruja
1983 M.I.B.: Men in Brief
1986 Payaso
1988 Buy One, Take One Viva Films
1990 Mundo Man ay Magunaw
Feel na Feel Regal Entertainment
1991 Ubos Na Ang Luha Ko Seiko Films
1997 Isinakdal ko ang Aking Ina Viva Films
2003 Mano Po 2: My Home Regal Entertainment

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