11 Facts About Amy Austria


Esmeralda Diaz Tuazon was born on December 13,1961, and known professionally as Amy Austria-Ventura, is a Filipino film and television actress.

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Amy Austria has won a FAMAS Award, 2 Gawad Urian Awards, 3 FAP Awards and 4 MMFF Awards.

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In 2019, Amy Austria was inducted at the Hall of Fame at the Metro Manila Film Festival.

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Amy Austria was introduced to the producer Baby Martinez of MBM Productions through a common friend.

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Amy Austria was then cast in Bitayin Si Baby Ama, the movie that made a star of Rudy Fernandez.

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Amy Austria became quite visible in the 1970s, in such films like Dabiana, Miss Dulce Amor, Ina, Atsay, Menor de edad, Gabun: Ama Mo, Ama Ko, Bedspacers and Swing It, Baby.

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At a time when female parts in Filipino cinema were strong and revolutionary, Ms Amy Austria became a busy actress: Langis at Tubig, Sugat sa ugat, Goriong Butete, Tondo Girl, Pusong Uhaw and Waywaya.

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Amy Austria made an appearance on another GMA program entitled Narito Ang Puso Ko.

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Amy Austria played a new character in the TV series made by novelist and comic creator Nerissa Cabral as an antagonist and mother to Angelika Dela Cruz's lead character Lavina as Barbara Arguelles the stage mother and con artist who has a share of her downfall.

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Amy Austria accepted another for another Primetime Drama from a classic film and remake Walang Kapalit as a supporting character again from 2008 to 2010.

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Amy Austria took the role with the help from her cousin Lorna Tolentino and reunited her fellow veteran screen actors, such as Boots Anson Roa, Ronaldo Valdez, and Tonton Gutierrez, and John Estrada and her first with Coco Martin, and Maja Salvador and Andi Eigenmann.

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