Boots Anson-Roa

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Maria Elisa "Boots" Anson Roa (30 January 1945) is an award-winning actress, columnist, editor, and lecturer. She is famous for winning a FAMAS Best Actress Award for her role in the comedy film Tatay na si Erap, opposite Joseph Estrada.

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Early life

Anson-Roa, a Bicolana, is the eldest daughter of post-war matinee idol Oscar Moreno, then known as the Robert Taylor of the Philippines, and Belen Cristobal, a descendant of Epifanio de los Santos.

She studied at the University of the Philippines (A.B. Speech and Drama, 1960-1964) and is an Assumption Convent (elementary and high school) alumna.

Acting career

Anson-Roa began acting in 1968, appearing opposite prestigious names of her generation like Dante Rivero, Joseph Estrada and Fernando Poe, Jr. under Sampaguita Pictures.

Filmography

  • El Perro Ganch
  • Villa Miranda
  • Batingaw
  • Tatay na si Erap
  • Isinilang ko ang Anak ng Ibang Babae
  • Juan de la Cruz"
  • Ang Agila at Ang Araw"
  • Andalucia
  • Mahalin Mo Sana Ako
  • Magic Carpet
  • Ten Years Ago
  • Hindi na Sisikat ang Araw
  • Hiwaga sa Pulong Pasig
  • Siete Dolores
  • Itik-Itik
  • Paru-Parong Itim
  • Pula, Puti, Bughaw
  • Okay ka Erap
  • Santiago
  • Anga Kampana sa Sta. Quiteria
  • Tres Muskiteros
  • Asero
  • Ander Di Saya Si Erap
  • I Love Papa, I Love Mama
  • Tanikalang Dugo
  • Adriana
  • Zoom, Zoom Superman"
  • Uliran
  • Sto. Nino sa Tierra Fuego
  • Bahaghari
  • War Shock
  • Wanted: Perfect Mother"
  • My Faithful Love
  • Father Jess
  • Kung Bakit May Tinik ang Mga Rosas
  • James Wong
  • Freedom Bridge
  • Leslie
  • Anthony
  • Ito ang Tunay na Lalaki
  • Dirty Politician: Sumpain Ka
  • Doble Hari
  • Cherry Blossoms
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Ito Ang Lahing Pilipino
  • Sibasib
  • Dalawang Mukha ng Tagumpay
  • Sapagkat Sila'y Aming Mga Anak
  • Camerino
  • Mga Mata ni Angelita
  • Santo Domingo
  • Cadena de Amor
  • Hiwaga
  • Darna at ang Planetman
  • Warrant of Arrest
  • Sampaguitang Walang Bango
  • Living Doll
  • Snooky
  • Rowena
  • Tonyong Bayawak
  • Leon ng Central Luzon
  • Liezl and the 7 Hoods
  • Ang Kawatan
  • Stop, Look & Listen
  • Pagsapit ng Dilim
  • Tama Na Erap
  • Sumigaw Ka Hanggang Ibig Mo
  • Saan Ka Pupunta Ms. Lutgarda Nicolas?
  • Mga Uhaw na Bulaklak
  • Anino ng Araw
  • Jett Boy
  • Tembong
  • Lulubog, Lilitaw sa Ilalim ng Tulay
  • Telebong, Telebong
  • The Wonderful World of Music
  • Magic Makinilya
  • May Langit ang Bawat Nilikha
  • 100 Days In September
  • Boom Bang-A-Bang
  • PS I love You
  • Doring Dorobo
  • Mayor Cesar Climaco
  • Bawal na Gamot
  • Kadenang Bulaklak
  • Nagmumurang Kamatis
  • Antipolo Massacre
  • May Minamahal
  • The Myrna Diones Story
  • "Hinahanap-Hanap Kita
  • Gaano ako Magmahal
  • The Maggie de la Riva Story
  • Mangarap Ka
  • Ama, Ina, Anak
  • KAPALIT
  • Mano Po 1
  • Blue Moon
  • The Cory Quirino Story
  • Bridal Shower
  • Mano Po 3
  • Mano Po 5
  • White Lady
  • Angel of Mine
  • Sukob
  • Pinagbiyak na Bunga
  • Pamilya (TV)
  • Ako Babae (TV)
  • Kokey (TV)
  • Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan (radio)
  • DZMM-Music and Memories

Personal life

Anson-Roa is married to Pete Roa, her co-host in the series Dance-o-Rama. They have four children.


Civil service

Anson-Roa ran for a seat in the Senate of the Philippines in 2004 under the Koalisyon ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino (KNP). She has held a variety of positions, including Executive Director of MOWELFUND, Inc; Governor of the Philippine Red Cross; Marketing Director of the Association of Philippine Physicians in America and Mass Communications Professor at the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University and the De la Salle State University. Her work in government includes serving as Press Attaché and Cultural Officer of the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC and Commissioner of the Commission on Population.

References

The Official Website of Boots Anson Roa (Accessed 13 May 2010). Boots Anson-Roa in DZMM. (Accessed 13 May 2010).


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