The recipient of a 2000 PMPC Star Award, this Filipina screen actress is well known for her work in the television shows Bituin, May Bukas Pa and Flordeliza.
In 1996, she joined the ABS-CBN network's Star Magic training program and made her television debut on the youth series Gimik.
Her film credits include roles in Ouija (2007), Till My Heartaches End (2010), and When Love Begins (2008).
Born Desiree Lois del Valle Dunham, she grew up in the Philippines and is Filipina on her mother's side and American on her father's.
She and Jhong Hilario both played supporting roles on the 2010 television series Mara Clara.