Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon|
3 July 1983
|Other names||Sunshine, Shine, Sunny|
|Occupation||Actress, Host, Singer, Director|
|Years active||1986-2010; 2012-present|
|Agent||GMA Artist Center|
Sunshine Dizon (born Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon on 3 July 1983) is a Filipina actress. She started in show business when she was three years old.
Born as Margaret Sunshine Cansancio Dizon in 1983 to Isagani Bengzon Dizon and Dorothy Cansancio Dizon, Dizon is the youngest in their family. At a young age, her mother who was then a producer of films and TV shows, noticed her interest in show business. She entered Philippine show business at the age of three.
When she was six, her dad left for the States. After a few months, she and her mom followed. She spent her seventh birthday in the United States.
In 2010, Dizon married a businessman Timothy Tan. However, after their 6 years of marriage, they are both separated after Dizon found out that her husband had an affair with another woman.
Sunshine Dizon started acting at the age of three. Her screen name then was simply "Sunshine". The first movie that she did was "God’s Little Children".
She has already worked in Kung Kasalanan Man (1989) and "Hindi Pa Tapos Ang Laban" and "Kahit Butas ng Karayom Papasukin Ko" where she got her first acting recognition as Best Child Actress from FAMAS.
She played one of the leads in the TV Series Anna Karenina as well as on the cast of Thank God It's Sabado. She starred in Honey, My Love, So Sweet (1999) and Kiss Mo Ko (1999).
Dizon's films include "Honey, My Love So Sweet" and "Kiss Mo Ko".
In 2001, she starred in the prime time television drama Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin with Angelika dela Cruz and later the soap opera Kung Mawawala Ka. She was cast in Masikip sa dibdib (2004) and the TV sitcom Daboy En Da Girl (2002), Mga Batang lansangan... ngayon (2002), Filipinas (2003) and Sabel (2004). She also starred in the GMA mini-series Umulan Man o Umaraw and Tuwing Kapiling Ka.
She played Sang'gre Pirena in the Encantadia series for which she won two Best Actress Awards from ENPRESS and Gawad Amerika.
In Impostora, she played a dual role and later appeared in La Vendetta for GMA Network who signed her as an exclusive contract star. She was cast in the GMA Films' movie Dagaw and Sundo which to be aired in 2009.
In 2012, Dizon has briefly returned to Philippine television, appearing on Regine Alcasid's cooking/talk show Sarap Diva along with Katrina Halili. Then later in 2013, Dizon has made her acting comeback via Mundo Mo'y Akin where she plays Perlita Mendoza. The appearance of Dizon's character in Mundo Mo'y Akin is quite similar to her previous titular role in Bakekang.
In 2016, Dizon is joining again in the retelling-sequel of Encantadia in which she plays Adhara. This also serves as her return in that said show but with a different role.
In 2016, Dizon made her directorial debut as an in-house television director of the weekend programs produced by 8TriMedia Broadcasting Network through its television channel 8TriTV on CableLink Channel 7.
|2016||Ika-6 na Utos||Emma/Doqueza||Main Cast||GMA Network|
|Dear Uge: Faking Girls||Diane Vicencio||Lead Role|
|Encantadia||Adhara||Main Cast / Antagonist|
|Once Again||Brenda Carbonnel-Valderama†||Special Participation / Antagonist|
|Dear Uge: My Husband's Ander||Julieta||Lead Role|
|2015/2016||Little Nanay||Helga Vallejo-Cubrador||Supporting Cast / Antagonist|
|2015||Pari 'Koy||Noemi Espiritu-Cruz||Main Cast|
|2014/2015||Strawberry Lane||Elena "Elaine" Tolentino-Morales|
|2013/2014||Villa Quintana||Lumeng Digos-Samonte||Supporting role|
|2013||Anna Karenina||Perlita Mendoza†||Cross-over character / Special Participation|
|Mundo Mo'y Akin||Lead role|
|2009||Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib||Lorna Yadao-Domingo (3 Weeks only)|
|All About Eve||Erika Alegre Reyes||Main role|
|2007||Carlo J. Caparas' Kamandag||Reyna Ragona|
|La Vendetta||Eloisa Salumbides-Cardinale||Lead role|
|Impostora||Sara Carreon / Vanessa Cayetano||Lead role / Antagonist|
|2006||Carlo J. Caparas' Bakekang||Jacoba "Bakekang" Maisog||Lead role|
|Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell||Blanca / Clarissa Magtangol / Ex-O||Main role / Antagonist|
|Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas||Sang'gre Pirena||Lead role / Protagonist|
|2005||Etheria: Ang Ikalimang Kaharian ng Encantadia|
|Encantadia||Lead Role / Antagonist|
|2002||Kahit Kailan||Bettina De Guzman / Betchay||Main role|
|2001||Kung Mawawala Ka||Rosa Camilla Montemayor||Co-lead role|
|Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin||Clarissa delos Santos||Co-lead role / Antagonist|
|1997||T.G.I.S.||Carla "Calai" Escalante||Second batch cast|
|1996||Anna Karenina||Anna Karenina "Karen" Villarama||Main role|
|2016||Karelasyon: Halloween Special||TBA||GMA Network|
|2016||Magpakailanman: The Abused Boy||Lisa|
|2015||Magpakailanman: Ang Batang Isinilang Sa Bilangguan||Millete|
|2014||Magpakailanman: Ang Ina sa gitna ng Tsunami||Lovely Pineda Ishii|
|Magpakailanman: Ang paghihiganti ng masamang Engkanto||Susan|
|Magpakailanman: Pinutol na Kaligayahan||Lenly Bayabados|
|2013||Magpakailanman: Sa Mata ng Daluyong||Love Añover|
|Magpakailanman: Isang Linggong Pag-ibig||Arlene Tolibas|
|Magpakailanman: The Lucy Aroma Story||Lucy Aroma|
|2010||Claudine Presents: Love Thy Neighbor||Melba|
|2009||Dear Friend: Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay||Rachel|
|2008||Obra||Butch, Mira Bella Amor, Rosa|
|2005||Now and Forever: Agos||Erika Arevalo|
|Magpakailanman : Silang Mga Inihabilin ng Langit||Monica Sison|
|2004||Love to Love: True Romance||Laura|
|Magpakailanman : Babangon Din Ang Kahapon|
|2003||Love to Love: Yaya Lovely||Lovely Santos|
|Magpakailanman : Kakaibang Mukha ng Pag-Ibig|
|2005||Bahay Mo Ba ’To||Dorothy Benoit||GMA Network|
|2002||Daboy en da Girl||Baby|
|1995||Bubble Gang||Old Cast|
|2010/2013||Party Pilipinas||Co-Host, and Co-Performer||GMA Network|
|SOP Fully Charged||Co-Host|
|1986||That's Entertainment||Performer / Host|
|2016||Fruits N' Vegetables: Mga Bulakboleros||Female Principal|
|2005||Mulawin The Movie||Sang'gre Pirena|
|Masikip sa Dibdib||Brigitte|
|2002||Mga Batang Lansangan Ngayon||Alma|
|1999||Kiss Mo Ko||Dindi|
|Honey, My Love, So Sweet||Lissa|
|Hindi Pa Tapus Ang Laban|
|1995||Kahit Butas Ng Karayom||Mimi|
|Jessica Alfaro Story||Jessica's daughter|
|1994||Kadenang Bulaklak||Young Jasmine|
|1989||Huwag Kang Hahalik Sa Diablo|
|Captain Jaylo Batas sa Batas||Baby|
|May pulis... may pulis... sa ilalim ng tulay||Liza|
|Kung Kasalanan Man||-|
|Bote, Dyaryo, Garapa||-|
|Tatak Ng Isang Api||-|
|Florencio Dino Public Enemy No. 1||-|
|Si Malakas at si Maganda||Young Anna|
|1988||One day, isang araw||-|
|Silang mga sisiw sa lansangan||Teresa Perlas|
|1986||God's Little Children||Anna|
|2016||30th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Supporting Actress Awardee for Little Nanay|
|2015||63rd FAMAS||Best Supporting Actress Nomination for Hustisya|
|2014||5th Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nomination for Mundo Mo'y Akin|
|2009||23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV||Female Face of the Night winner|
|Best Single Performance by an Actress for Obra butch episode- !|
|SOP Tag Awards||Female Kapuso Fun Favorite Nominee '|
|2008||22nd PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Actress Awardee for Impostora|
|2007||21st PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Actress Awardee for Bakekang|
|2006||3rd Gawad Amerika Awards||Best Actress Awardee for Encantadia|
|20th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actress Nominee for Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas|
|54th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Best Supporting Actress Nomination for Mulawin The Movie|
|USTv Students' Choice Awards||Students' Choice for Best Actress Nominee for Encantadia|
|2005||18th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Single Performance by an Actress Nominee for Magpakailanman: Silang Mga Inihabilin ng Langit|
|2nd ENPRESS Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Awardee for Encantadia|
|Kapuso's Viewers Choice Awards||Idol Mong Anti-Bida Nominee for Encantadia|
|53rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Best Supporting Actress Nominee for Sabel|
|53rd FAMAS Awards|
|Film Academy of the Philippines Awards|
|Metro Manila Film Festival|
|2004||1st ENPRESS Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Special Awardee for Magpakailanman: Babangon Din Ang Kahapon|
|2003||16th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Single Performance by an Actress Nominee for Magpakailanman: Kakaibang Mukha Ng Pag-ibig|
|1995||FAMAS||Best Child Actress for Kahit Butas ng Karayom, Papasukin Ko|
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- Sunshine Dizon makes screen comeback via Obra
- Rhian Ramos, Sunshine Dizon and Robin Padilla to star in GMA Films' "Sundo"
- GMA 7 wins Best Station
- First read on pep: ABS-CBN named Best TV Station at PMPC Star Awards for TV