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Isabel Granada

 

Isabel Granada

Isabel Granada
Born Isabel Granada VI
(1976-03-09) March 9, 1976 (age 38)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actress, Singer

Isabel Granada (born March 9, 1976, in Manila) is a Filipina actress and singer of Spanish-Filipino descent. As an actress, she made her first appearance in the TV series Villa Quintana, broadcast on he GMA Network.

Early life

Granada is the daughter of a Filipino chief marine engineer father Humberto Granada and a Spanish homemaker mother named Isabel Villarama, also known as Mommy Guapa (Guapa is the Spanish word for "beautiful"). She is fluent in Tagalog, Spanish and English. Her father died in 1995. Her mother did not approve of nor attend Granada's marriage to Geryk Genasky Aguas, a councillor in Pampanga. She and her husband now live in Ángeles City.

Career

Her career started after auditioning for That’s Entertainment in 1986, where she became a member of the Tuesday group. She recorded an album with songs like “Crush Na Crush Kita” (You are Really My Crush) and “Di Na Bale” (Never Mind). After joining the cast of Ikaw Na Sana Granada became part of the drama series on ABS-CBN entitled Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka co-work with Judy Ann Santos.

In 2008, Granada played the role of Elena Valderama in the remake of Kaputol ng Isang Awit with co-star Glaiza de Castro and Lovi Poe, recently shown on the GMA Network. She also appeared in the romantic comedy drama Philippine remake Lalola. In 2009, she was one of the guest stars in the Philippine adoption of Zorro. But as of 2013 she is back and working again on ABS-CBN via Got to Believe.

Pirate's Blood Controversy

In 2008 Granada acted opposite troubled actor-producer Stegath Dorr in the film Pirate's Blood, for which she did not receive her contractual fee. In Autumn of 2012 Dorr would complain in an interview with GMA Radio Live in Lahug, Cebu City that he had been the victim of stalkers and harassment due to his brief onscreen association with Granada. Dorr would describe frantic late-night visits to Mabolo Police Station and the Tourism Police as fruitless, although in his words one Baguio stalker "was clearly a maniac".

Dorr has publicly expressed remorse at his inability to convince the producers of Pirate's Blood to pay Granada in his GMA interview in Lahug, Cebu. He has furthermore claimed that obsessed fans of Granada caused him "extreme terror and distress", stating that he "barely knew the woman" and regrets his lingering association with her.

Pirate's Blood has long been available in bootleg and pirated versions according to Dorr, but cannot be exhibited theatrically as a result of the fee owed to Granada.

Music

In 1998 Granada released the album Out Here on My Own[1] and in 2000 she released In the Mood for Love.[2]

Filmography

Television

Year Title Role Network
2013 Got to Believe Tessa Zaragosa ABS-CBN
2013 It's Showtime Herself Guest Celebrity Judge ABS-CBN
2013 Anna Karenina Alona Villarama GMA Network
2013 It's Showtime Bida Kapamilya Celebrity Round Grand Champion ABS-CBN
2012 Teen Gen Angge's mom GMA Network
2012 Cielo de Angelina Czarina GMA Network
2011 Daldalita Demi GMA Network
2011 Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown Castaway GMA Network
2010 Claudine Laika Garcia GMA Network
2010 Panday Kidz Tessa GMA Network
2009 Adik Sa'Yo Doy (Special Guest Role) GMA Network
2009 Zorro Minerva (Special Guest Role) GMA Network
2008 Obra Guest Role GMA Network
2008–2009 Lalola Tala Romina GMA Network
2008 Sine Novela: Kaputol ng Isang Awit Elena Valderama GMA Network
2007–2008 Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan Luna GMA Network
2007 Sine Novela: Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig Ricca GMA Network
2001 Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka Adelaine Enriquez ABS-CBN
1997–1998 Ikaw Na Sana Luchi GMA Network
1995 Villa Quintana Rochelle GMA Network
1986 That’s Entertainment Herself GMA Network

Movies

Year Title Role
2008 Xenoa 2: Clash of the Bloods Eli
2008 Pirates Blood Tanya
2007 Xenoa Eli
2001 Masikip na Ang Mundo mo Labrador Ligaya
2001 Halik ng Serina Mina
2000 Eskort
2000 Anghel de la Guardia Terresa
1999 Hubad sa Ilalim ng Buwan Buwan
1997 Ligaya ang Itawag mo sa Akin Estela
1993 Maton
1986 Bakit Madalas ang Tibok ng Puso Andrea

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database


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