Chanda Romero

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Chanda Romero
Born Chanda Romero
(1954-03-06) March 6, 1954 (age 64)
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Other names Chanda
Occupation Actress, Film and TV Actress, Product Endoser, Comedian
Years active 1970--Present

Chanda Romero is a Philippine actress.[1] She is mostly seen on GMA Network and appeared seven times on ABS-CBN.


Chanda V. Romero is the daughter of Enrique Villanueva Romero of Bais City Negros Oriental ( Old Spanish and Chinese descent ) and Remedios Valenzuela of Cebu City .A family of Politics ,Sugar Planter, Artists and Cultural Workers in Negros Oriental. One of the Most Powerful family in Negros Villanuevas, Teveses, Pinili,,Romero,Calumpang , Villamil ,Baena and Gomez Clan.She is the niece of award winning Film Director Eddie Sinco Romero,related to Yasmin Romero Character Actress in the 60s and 70s,Cousin of Film Director and MTRCB Board of Director Joey Romero and Raymund A. Villanueva fashion Director


In the 1970s and the 1980s she had a staple of films she starred with Award Winning Actresses' Elizabeth Oropesa, Hilda Koronel, Gloria Diaz, and Daria Ramirez in a bunch of films her number of work also caught the eyes of Celso Ad Castillo, Ishmael Bernal, Danny Zialcita and Lino Brocka her prolific leading men include Philip Salvador, Eddie Garcia, Christopher De Leon, Dindo Fernando, and Joel Torre and etc. Her sexy and serious roles even caught attention in films like Working Girls and Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? In the 1990s although her television success in Villa Quintana brought her praise she starred in Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin a prolific movie with Director Carlos Siguion Reyna with Rosanna Roces

Personal life

She is now happily married to Jose Mari "Mayi" Alejandrino.So last Oct. 25,2013,the couple asked the immediate family to be at Casino Espanol de Cebu an hour earlier.. (Mass and Mom’s birthday dinner was to be held at 6pm)…so we could squeeze in our civil rites. On May 17, 2014 Chanda and Mayi made their vows in a commitment ceremony at the Tierra de Maria Chapel in Tagaytay.



Year Title Role Network
2018 Contessa Charito Castillo-Imperial / Black Scorpion GMA Network
2018 Dear Uge: Bagong Bahay, Bagong Away Maui
2017 Magpakailanman: Batik: Ang Santa Claus Ng Tarlac - The Alberto Sebastian Story Tess
2017 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tungkod Mrs. Pacita Piano ABS-CBN
2017 Legally Blind Marissa Reyes-Evangelista GMA Network
2016 Magpakailanman: Davao Bombing: Mga Kuwento Ng Pag-Asa Euphemia
2016 Once Again Carmen Mateo
2016 Princess in the Palace Donya Pilar Buenaventura
2015-2016 The Half Sisters Cielo
2015 Pari 'Koy Madam Martha Buenavista
2015 Ipaglaban Mo: Paano Mo Nagawa Ito? Zeny ABS-CBN
2014 Strawberry Lane Ms. Digna Castro GMA Network
2014 Kambal Sirena Doña Victorina Villanueva
2014 Ismol Family Mama China "Mommy C"
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Family Picture Fatima ABS-CBN
2013 My Husband's Lover Soledad "Sol/Sinag" Del Mundo GMA Network
2013 Kidlat Minerva Megaton TV5
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pulang Laso Mrs. Miranda ABS-CBN
2012 Faithfully Amanda Quillamor GMA Network
2012 My Beloved Elsa Quijano
2011 Spooky Nights: Ang Mama Kong Mamaw Mommy Glo
2011 Sinner or Saint Racquel
2011 Sisid Mommy L
2011 Dwarfina Selya
2010 The Last Prince Dama Rosata
2009 Sine Novela: Kaya Kong Abutin Ang Langit Doña Lucia Enriquez-Recto
2009 Adik Sa'Yo Doña Aurora Manansala
2009 Zorro Agida
2008–09 Luna Mystika Doña Benita Sagrado
2008 Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Doña Felicia Montemayor
2007 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pilat Estella ABS-CBN
2007 Impostora Doña Anatella Cayetano GMA Network
2006 Princess Charming Doña Amparo
2006 Now and Forever: Linlang Gina Dimaano
2005 Vietnam Rose Vida Mojica ABS-CBN
2003–04 Narito Ang Puso Ko Clara Bautista GMA Network
2002-03 Kapalaran Magda ABS-CBN Regional Network Group
2001–02 Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin Amarra Luna GMA Network
1995-1997 Villa Quintana Illuminada "Lumeng" Samonte


Year Title Role Production Company
2014 Shake, Rattle & Roll 15: Ulam Aling Lina Regal Entertainment
2010 Rosario Tenant Cinemabuhay International
2009 When I Met U Sylvia GMA Films
Regal Entertainment
2008 Love Me Again Migo's Mother Star Cinema
2007 Eddie Romero's Faces of Love MFX Media
1997 Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin Lolay Star Cinema
Regal Home Video
1987 Walang Karugtong Ang Nakaraan Tess Viva Films
1985 Bakit Manipis ang Ulap? Jocelyn Essex Films
1984 Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? Glacilda Gancayco Viva Films
1984 Bagets Christine Viva Films
1984 Working Girls Anne
1982 My Only Love Tiffany Viva Films
1982 Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan? Charley Viva Films
1978 The Last Reunion Rita
1977 Banta ng Kahapon Hemisphere Pictures

In the 1970s Chanda Romero starred in both Award-Winning Films Pag Puti Ng Uwak Pag Itim Ng Tagak which transitioned her from more daring roles such as skin flicks through the 1970s and 1980s she has also done films with VIVA Films entirely she even starred with bigger actors in numerous films such as Christopher De Leon (Bituing Walang Ningning) and Gabby Concepcion and even Aga Muhlach she even did numerous antagonist roles

Awards and nominations

Year Film Award/Critics Category Work Results
2014 40th Metro Manila Film Festival Best Festival Supporting Actress Shake, Rattle & Roll XV Nominated


  1. ^ "Movie Spice". Manila Standard. August 3, 1989. Retrieved June 22, 2010. 
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