Dimples Romana

Dimples Romana Ahmee
Born Dianne Marie Romana
(1984-11-13) November 13, 1984
Parañaque, Philippines
Alma mater University of Santo Tomas
Enderun Colleges
Occupation Actress, Model
Years active 1996-present
Agent Star Magic (1996–present)

Dimples Romana (born November 13, 1984 Dianne Marie Romana in Parañaque, Metro Manila) is a Filipina actress and commercial model.


Romana finished an International Hospitality Management Major in Culinary Arts at Enderun College.


Romana's first appearance on TV was via Esperanza in 1997; and after which she became one of the stars of the ABS-CBN series, Tabing Ilog in 1999. Romana, who was taking up BS Tourism in University of Santo Tomas (UST) College of Education, was the courtside reporter on games involving the UST Growling Tigers on the 2002 season of ABS-CBN's coverage of the UAAP men's basketball tournament.[1]

In 2005, she was cast on ABS-CBN's Ang Panday. In 2009, Romana starred in the television series Only You.[2]

In 2005, she was in Dubai. The next year she starred in Pacquiao: The Movie and the horror film, Wag Kang Lilingon. Romana also starred in 2007's One More Chance. The film grossed more than 150 Million Pesos.

In 2008, she once again co-starred in the Star Cinema's film When Love Begins. She was cast in the film Love Me Again.[3]

In 2010, Romana played main antagonist in the series Agua Bendita, as Criselda Barrameda.

In later 2010-2011, she was in the remake version of Mara Clara as Alvira Del Valle. Her character name was renamed from Almira to Alvira, which was first portrayed by Beverly Vergel.



Year Title Role Notes Source
1997-99 Esperanza Paola
1999-03 Tabing Ilog Jackie [4]
2000 Maalaala Mo Kaya Episode: "Life Story Book" [5]
2001 Maalaala Mo Kaya Episode: "Banyo" [6]
2002 Anna Karenina
2002-03 Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay Kayla "Pards" Reneza
2007 Sineserye Presents: May Minamahal Trina Tagle
2008 Lobo Trixie
2009 Tayong Dalawa Young Elizabeth "Mamita" Martinez Special participation
2009 Jim Fernandez's Kambal sa Uma Young Milagros Perea Special participation
2009 Only You Dina Javier [2]
2009 Komiks Presents: Mars Ravelo's Nasaan Ka Maruja? Dianne Gomez Guest
2009 George and Cecil Charlotte "Charlie" Castro
2009-10 Showtime Herself Guest co-host, guest judge
2010 Rod Santiago's Agua Bendita Criselda Barrameda [7]
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya Imelda Marcos Episode: "Kalapati" [8]
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya Imelda Marcos Episode: "Makinilya" [9]
2010 Your Song: Gimik 2010 Shirley "Bingbing" Marquez
2010 Magkaribal Stella Abella Special participation
2010-11 Emil Cruz, Jr.'s Mara Clara Alvira del Valle [7]
2011 Wansapanataym Mrs. Ferrer Episode: "Sabay-Sabay Pasaway"
2011 The Price Is Right Herself Contestant
2011 Wansapanataym Episode: "My Gulay"
2011 100 Days to Heaven Angela Carlos Guest appearance
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya Delia Episode: "Niagara Falls" [10]
2011-12 Ikaw Ay Pag-Ibig Agnes Alvarez
2011-present Swak na Swak Herself Co-host
2012 Oka Tokat Alice
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya Michelle Episode: "Kape" [11]
2012 Lorenzo's Time Susan Montereal Special participation
2012 Wansapanataym Jane Episode: "Kuha Mo"
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya Myra Episode: "Relo" [12]
2012-13 A Beautiful Affair Emily "Emy" Biglang-Awa
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya Rina Episode: "Kamison" [13]
2013-present TFC Connect Herself Host
2013 Wansapanataym Episode: "Kuku Takot"
2013 Little Champ Kara Marquez Guest
2013 Muling Buksan Ang Puso Young Adelina Beltran Special participation
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya Rene Episode: "Walis" [14]
2013-14 Promil Pre-school: I-Shine Talent Camp Herself Host [15]
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya Maria Antonia "Mary Ann" Usher Episode: "Pagkain" [16]
2014 Mirabella Daisy Arboleda Special participation
2014 Give Love on Christmas: The Gift Giver Julie Aguinaldo-Salcedo
2014 Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon Alicia del Mundo-Gaspar Special participation
2015 Pasión de amor Young Maria Eduvina Suarez Special participation
2015-16 And I Love You So Michelle Ramirez-Valdez
2016 Maalaala Mo Kaya Leni Robredo Episode: "Toothbrush" [17]
2016 The Greatest Love Amanda Alegre


Year Title Role Notes Source
1998 Kung Ayaw Mo, Huwag Mo Bettina
2002 Dekada '70 Evelyn [18]
2004 All My Life Kat
2004 Minsan Pa Cristy
2005 Dubai Clarisse
2006 Pacquiao: The Movie Emong's Wife
2006 Wag Kang Lilingon Trixie
2007 Still Life
2007 Chopsuey Claire Wong-Chua
2007 One More Chance Kristine "Krizzy" Del Rosario [19]
2007 Altar Angie
2008 Huling Pasada
2008 When Love Begins Carrie
2009 Love Me Again Yna [20]
2009 In My Life Dang Salvacion
2011 My Neighbor's Wife Tessa
2011 Shake, Rattle & Roll 13 Rowanna Segment: "Parola"
2012 Shake, Rattle and Roll Fourteen: The Invasion Filomena Segment: "Pamana"
2013 Tuhog Lolet
2014 Third Eye Belen
2014 Beauty in a Bottle Anna
2015 Must Date The Playboy Andrea Andres
2015 A Second Chance Kristine "Krizzy" Del Rosario [19]
2016 The Unmarried Wife Carmela

Awards and nominations

Year Work Award Category Result Source
2008 One More Chance FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2011 Mara Clara Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya Gawad Tanglaw Awards Best Performance by an Actress Won [21]
2013 Promil Pre-school: I-Shine Talent Camp PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game Show Host Nominated


  1. "Actress Named UST Courtside Voice". The Varsitarian. 10 July 2002. Retrieved 3 October 2011.
  2. 1 2 "Angel Locsin Talks About her Scenes in Only You with Sam Milby". Guide. Philippine Entertainment Portal. 23 April 2009.
  3. Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (3 December 2008). ""Land Down Under" is now "Love Me Again"". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 8 December 2008.
  4. Doplito, Harold Jason L. (9 August 2000). "On Location: 'Tabing Ilog': Wet Behind the Ears—and not Wild Either". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 18 October 2016 via Google News.
  5. "Life Story Book". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  6. "Banyo". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  7. 1 2 Cruzz, Marinel R. (14 September 2011). "She's a Mom Before she's an Actress, says 'Villainess'". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  8. "Kalapati". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  9. "Makinilya". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  10. "Niagara Falls". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  11. "Kape". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  12. "Relo". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  13. "Kamison". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  14. "Walis". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  15. "Dimples Romana Receives Post-birthday Surprise from Friends". Star Cinema. 30 November 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  16. "Pagkain (Fat Lady)". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  17. "Toothbrush". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  18. Paredes, Andrew (2 January 2003). "Easier on the Eyes". Manila Standard. Retrieved 12 October 2016 via Google News.
  19. 1 2 "Dimples Romana on 'One More Chance' Sequel: 'Very happy kami'". Star Cinema. 26 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  20. Lucio, Remedios (June 27, 2008). "Angel Locsin's movie to be shot in Bukinon and Australia". Philippine Entertainment Portal.(Tagalog)
  21. "ABS-CBN is the Chosen Network of Students and Professors". Showbuzz Feature. ABS-CBN. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2016.

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