Perla Adea life and biography

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Perla Adea biography

Date of birth : 1952-10-16
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Manila, Philippines
Nationality : Philippino
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-01-28
Credited as : Actress, Main in Heaven,

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Perla Theresa Adea is a Filipino actress. Her parents, Virginia Era and Ramon L Adea Jr raised her in Paracale, Camarines Norte. She and Romy Mallari were a popular love team during the 1970s. Mallari and Adea are contemporaries of Nora Aunor, Vilma Santos, Tirso Cruz III and Edgar Mortiz. Along with Santos and Mortiz, Mallari and Adea were mainstays of The Sensations, a popular television show hosted by Ike Lozada.

Perla studied at Jose Panganiban Elementary School, in Paracale, and Grade V in Paco Catholic School in Paco, Manila. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Speech and Drama, from Far Eastern University

Adea once dreamed of being a nun or a movie star, and she became a radio player in Eskuwelahang Munti of DZBB and Tita Betty's Children's Show and Operetang Putol-Putol of DZXL.

Her film debut was in 1969's Grind, Grind from Perlas Production opposite Edgar Mortiz, and become a star in Yes, I Believe, a tear-jerker from Diamil Production where she was paired for the first time with Tirso Cruz III.

She also recorded her first two singles with Vicor Records, entitled It is Your Kiss and A Slave of Love. Her first LP was called Princess of Songs.

Adea and Mallari married and had six children. They are now in the real estate business.

Adea was last seen in the 1972 movie Dalagang Nayon. She returned to television in the comedy series Main in Heaven.

Films

* 1969 – Grind, Grind – Perlas Production
* 1969 – Yes, I Believe – Diamil Production
* 1970 – From Both Sides Now – Sampaguita Pictures
* 1970 – Jukebox King – JBC Film Production
* 1972 - Dalagang Nayon
* 2004 - Maid in Heaven (TV series, ABS-CBN)


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