The only actress who won three consecutive years as best actress in the Urian awards (the country's film critics) for her movies, Relasyon (1982), Broken Marriage (1983), and Sister Stella L. (1984).
Children (Edu Manzano) and Ryan Christian (with Ralph Recto).
Siblings: Emelyn and Sonny.
At the Cinema One Originals Film Festival 2009, she received the Cinema One Legend Award.
Her Girl Friday Aida Fandialan is girlfriend of her brother Sonny.