Perla Bautista

Perla Bautista
Born Perla Bautista
(1940-02-18) February 18, 1940
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actress
Years active 1957–present

Perla Bautista (born February 18, 1940) is a multi-awarded actress in the Philippines. She acted in more than 250 movies and television shows. She won the Best Actress FAMAS Award for Markang Rehas (1962). She also won Gawad Urian Award for Best Supporting Actress in Anak Ng Cabron (1988).


Bautista, at the age of 17 when she joined LVN Pictures together with teenage stars like Bernard Bonnin, Luz Valdez, Marita Zobel and Hector Reyes among others. She was formally introduced in the movie Eddie Junior Detective (1958). She appeared such films like Malvarosa (1958) starring Charito Solis, Leroy Salavador, Casa Grande (1958) starring Nida Blanca, Venganza (1958) with Mario Montenegro, Black Beauty (1960) with Charito Solis, and Kilabot Sa Barilan (1960) starring Fernando Poe, Jr.

The first independent outfit Tagalog Ilang Ilang Productions under the late Atty. Espiridion Laxa built up the unique loveteam of Joseph Estrada-Perla Bautista in their first movie together Markang Rehas (1962), both won the FAMAS best actor and best actress trophies.

Bautista did films like De Colores (1968) starring Joseph Estrada, Amalia Fuentes, and Leopoldo Salcedo, and Crush Ko Si Sir (1971) starring Dante Rivero, Hilda Koronel and Jay Ilagan. She played as the mother of Nora Aunor in a classic film Minsa'y Isang Gamu-gamo (1976).

She did movie Ded Na Si Lolo (2009) with Elizabeth Oropesa, Roderick Paulate and Manilyn Reynes, directed by Soxy Topacio. Bautista played the title role in Indie film Hermana Fausta (2009). She top bills Ang Maestra, is about a retired teacher with an Alzheimer's disease and the horror pic Huling Habilin, is about an old woman's ghost seeking justice.

She was cast in the television series Apoy Sa Dagat starring Piolo Pascual, Diether Ocampo, and Angelica Panganiban.

Personal life

She is the fifth of eight children of Vicente Bautista and Carmen Marcial. She finished secondary education at the Torres High School and enrolled in Commerce at the Lyceum of the Philippines. She has one son, Jude.

Awards and nominations

Year Result Category Award Nominated Work
2000 Won Life Achievement Award PMPC Star Awards for Movies Herself
1989 Won Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award Anak Ng Cabron (1988)
Nominated FAMAS Award
1987 Nominated Gawad Urian Award Bagong Hari (1986)
1985 Won FAMAS Award Bulaklak Sa City Jail (1984)
Nominated Gawad Urian Award
1983 Nominated FAMAS Award In This Corner (1982)
1982 Nominated Best Actress Kumander Alibasbas (1981)
Nominated Best Supporting Actress Gawad Urian Award
1981 Won FAMAS Award Nang Bumuka Ang Sampaguita (1980)
1980 Won Ang Alamat Ni Julian Makabayan (1979)
1977 Nominated Minsa'y Isang Gamugamo (1976)
1969 Nominated Best Actress De Colores (1968)
1966 Nominated Labanang Lalake! (1965)
1964 Nominated Patapon (1963)
1963 Won Markang Rehas (1962)



Year Title Role Network
2017 A Love to Last TBA ABS-CBN
2016 Karelasyon: Pag-ibig na nakatadhana Mely GMA Network
2015 All Of Me Estrella ABS-CBN
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tutong Lola Ina
Moon of Desire Amor Martinez
2013 Wansapanataym: The Christmas Visitor Joey's Mother
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Elevator Flor
My Little Juan Sunshine Domingo
Apoy Sa Dagat Lornita Mirasol
2012 Wansapanataym: Yaya Yaya Puto Maya Lyn
Wansapanataym: Mini-Mimi Paul's grandmother
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Korona Recurring Role
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Singsing Recurring Role
Oka2kat Aring
Hiram Na Puso Minda GMA Network
Maria La Del Barrio Recurring Role ABS-CBN
Nandito Ako Rosa TV5
Regal Shocker Presents: Perya Recurring Role
2011-2012 Amaya Uray Gurang GMA Network
2011 Rod Santiago's The Sisters Recurring Role TV5
Wansapanataym: Wan Tru Lab Recurring Role ABS-CBN
Wansapanataym: Apir Disapir Rosario
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Birth Certificate Conchita
Iglot Ester GMA Network
Alakdana Ising Perez
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pera Recurring Role ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Basura Recurring Role
Star Confessions Flocerpida TV5
Your Song Presents: Andi Recurring Role ABS-CBN
5 Star Specials: Putik Recurring Role TV5
2009-2010 Mars Ravelo's Darna Mirren GMA Network
2009 The Wedding Greta ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Diary Recurring Role
Sugat ng Kahapon Salve GMA Network
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Salamin Recurring Role ABS-CBN
2007 Ysabella Lupe
Mga Kuwento Ni Lola Basyang: Ang Mahiwagang Biyulin Tandang Epang GMA Network
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Blue Rose Recurring Role ABS-CBN
2006 Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat Recurring Role GMA Network
Wansapanataym: Ang Alamat Ng Pinya Recurring Role ABS-CBN
2005 Love To Love: Wish Upon A Jar Recurring Role GMA Network
2004 Spirits Nanang ABS-CBN
2003-2004 Walang Hanggan Recurring Role GMA Network
2002 Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay Lucila Guinto ABS-CBN
Bituin Ofelia
2000-2002 Pangako Sa'yo Chayong De Jesus
2000 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Postcard Recurring Role
1998 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Talaarawan
1995 GMA Telecine Specials ????? GMA Network
1988 Coney Reyes On Camera ????? RPN 9
1985 Lovingly Yours ????? GMA Network

Selected movies

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