Popular child actress known for films like Mga Mata ni Angelita. She died tragically of bronchopneumonia at age 16.
She was discovered while performing at a Christmas party at the Quezon Institute in 1975.
She won FAMAS Awards for Best Child Actress twice, for 1978's Mga Mata ni Angelita and for 1979's Durugin si Totoy Bato.
She was the youngest of six children and only girl born to her parents.
She and actress Vilma Santos are both winners of FAMAS' Best Child Actress award.