A month ago, we came up with a list of 35 lovely celebrities over 35 and asked you to vote for the woman whom you think is the most beautiful. The voting ended yesterday, and we’re pleased to announce that Maricel Soriano is the FNites’ top pick for Most Beautiful Celeb Over 35, getting 47,041 out of the 179,707 total votes (26.17 percent)!
Maricel began her career at the tender age of six in the 1971 film My Heart Belongs to Daddy, starring Tirso Cruz III. She gained fame in the show long-running comedy sitcom John en Marsha, where she played the role of Shirley Puruntong opposite screen legends Dolphy and Nida Blanca. Maricel may have been initially known for her comedic chops, but she is definitely one of the most versatile female artists in the country. Not only does she have a long string of notable action, drama, and horror movies in her impressive filmography, but she can also sing and dance.
Maricel has been the recipient of some of the country’s most prestigious awards in the field of entertainment, such as the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) awards, which she has received thrice. She is also the third most awarded Filipina actress to date.
See how the rest of the celebrities on our list fared in the poll by scrolling through our gallery.
(All photos courtesy of PEP.ph)