Monday, February 6, 2012

Rica Peralejo

Rica Peralejo
Fullname: Regina Carla Bautista Peralejo
Birthdate: March 7, 1981
is a Filipina actress, singer, and television host.
She is a member of ABS-CBN's circle of homegrown talents collectively known as Star Magic.
About Rica:
Peralejo began her career in show business as a child actress in the ABS-CBN children's variety show Ang TV.
She eventually moved on to teen-oriented programs such as T.G.I.S. and Gimik,
and take note she was the only actress in her time to allow to do that, since T.G.I.S. is with GMA Network
and Gimik is with ABS CBN .
She was paired with Red Sternberg in T.G.I.S. and with Dominic Ochoa in Gimik.
She also worked with Agot Isidro in the horror series Oka Tokat.
In her early teleseryes, She was paired with Diether Ocampo in Mula Sa Puso with Rico Yan and Claudine Barretto as
the main stars and paired with Bojo Molina in the Marinella afternoon drama series that topbills Camille Prats and
Shaina Magdayao.
She also starred in the teleseryes Mangarap Ka and Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay.
At present she is busy hosting her morning show Umagang Kay Ganda with Edu Manzano,
Bernadette Sembrano and Donita Rose as her co-hosts.
She is currently studying at the Ateneo de Manila University majoring in Creative Writing.
Growing into adulthood, Peralejo began acting in movies and through the years she has gained popularity
by periodically shifting into different movie genres.
She starred in comedies such as Banyo Queen (with rapper Andrew E.)
and action movies like Ex-Con. This was followed by her roles in "sexy" movies such as Balahibong Pusa,
earning her the title "Bold Queen".
More recently, Peralejo became well-known for her roles in horror movies such as Malikmata
and it was because of these movies that the Philippine media alternately dubbed her "Horror Queen" and "Scream Queen".
She is reportedly filming a new horror movie titled Matakot Ka Sa Karma which will be shown at the 2006 Metro Manila
Film Festival
Between making movies,
Peralejo also appeared in television programs such as the sitcom Ok Fine Whatever and the weekly variety program ASAP.
She was recently in the drama series Sa Piling Mo, which is currently available on video,and Pangarap na Bituin.
Ever the performer, Peralejo also found time for her singing career.
In the late 1990s she released the album Ikaw Pa Rin At Ako
which produced the hit single "Fallin'".
She was also featured on the soundtrack of the movie Sa Huling Paghihintay,
where she sang three songs: "Maghihintay Ako", "Can We Just Stop And Talk A While" and "Bakit Mahal Kita".
Her current album is titled Bollywood Fever.

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