Amalia Fuentes was a Filipino actress who reigned as the "Queen of Philippine Movies" in the 1960s and 1970s.
15 Facts About Amalia Fuentes
Amalia Fuentes was once dubbed as the "Elizabeth Taylor of the Philippines".
Amalia Fuentes was the aunt of actors Aga Muhlach and Nino Muhlach and the mother of actress Liezl Martinez.
Amalia Fuentes produced and starred in her own films in the 1960s to the end of the 1970s.
Amalia Fuentes's movies were big moneymakers making her the highest paid movie actress of her generation and a certified Movie and Box Office Queen.
Amalia Fuentes later starred in productions by Viva Films, together with Sharon Cuneta, Gabby Concepcion and Jackie Lou Blanco.
Amalia Fuentes starred in later Regal Films such as Asawa Ko Huwag Mong Agawin, starring Vilma Santos, Eddie Guttierrez and Gabby Concepcion.
Amalia Fuentes starred in such notable films as, Estela Mondragon starring Carmen Rosales, Amy, Susie, Tessie with Susan Roces, Tessie Agana, Joey, Eddie, Lito starring Jose Mari Gonzales, Eddie Gutierrez, Lito Legaspi, Dayukdok with Carmen Rosales, Luis Gonzales, Barbara Perez and Amaliang Mali-Mali with Luis Gonzales.
Amalia Fuentes wrote the screenplay for the films Tatlong Kasaysayan Ng Pag-ibig, and Ito Ang Aming Kasunduan.
Amalia Fuentes starred in and directed Mga Reynang Walang Trono.
Amalia Fuentes was a member of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board.
Amalia Fuentes's father died during the war and as the eldest child, she became the family breadwinner.
Amalia Fuentes married fellow actor Romeo Vasquez in 1965 in Hong Kong but they separated in 1969.
Amalia Fuentes divorced Stevens after 28 years of marriage, citing infidelity.
Amalia Fuentes died on October 5,2019, due to cardiac arrest and multiple organ failures.