Tuesday, June 19, 2007


Jackie Lou Blanco BIOGRAPHY

Jackie Lou Blanco

Lourdes Jacqueline Blanco Davao (born 11 February 1964 in Cebu City, Philippines) also known as Jackielou Blanco, is a Filipina actress and aerobic exercise instructor. She was a well-known figure in the Philippine Film Industry during the 1980s and the 1990s who has appeared in comedy, dramas and romance films throughout that decade. Her best films include: "Hihintayin kita sa langit, (1991)", "Si Aida,si Lorna, o si Fe, (1989)" and "Misis mo, misis ko (1988)"

Blanco co-hosted 'Student Canteen' (a popular Philippine mid-day variety show) in the 1980s in GMA's channel 7 with the late Chat Silayan, Chiqui Hollman-Yulo, Eddie Ylarde, and Bobby Ledesma. She also appears as a guest co-host in QTV-11's Moms, an early evening talkshow; and in Walang Tulugan, a midnight musical variety program mainly hosted by German Moreno.

Blanco is a mestiza of paternal and maternal Spanish and maternal Cebuano ancestry. She is the daughter of the famous Filipino music composer and actress Pilita Corrales. She and her family come from their native land of Cebu. Blanco also has an actor stepbrother named Ramón Christopher Gutierrez.

She is married to actor Ricky Davao. They have three children, aged 18, 14 and 10.

In 2001, she won the Slimmers Fitness World's Miss Great Body bodybuilding contest. The following year, she was invited to sit in the board of judges in the same competition.

In June 2007, she enrolled in the Associate of Arts program of the University of the Philippines, Open University.

Blanco runs a weekly column in the The Philippine Star, the third largest selling news broadsheet in the country.

1. "Volta the Series" (2008) (mini) TV mini-series (announced)

2. "Love Spell" (1 episode, 2007)
- Cindy-Rella (2007) TV episode
3. Ouija (2007) .... Racquel
... aka Ouija Board (Philippines: English title)
... aka Seance (International: English title)
4. "Sine novela" .... Sylvia (1 episode, 2007)
- Sinasamba kita (2007) TV episode .... Sylvia
5. "Bahay mo ba 'to" .... Chita (2 episodes, 2006)
- The Head Smacker! (2006) TV episode .... Chita
- The Devil Wears Pula (2006) TV episode
6. "Captain Barbell" (2006) TV series .... Sandra Magtanggol (unknown episodes)
... aka Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell (Philippines: English title: complete title)
7. "Iibigin ay ikaw, Ang" (2002) TV series .... Sabrina
... aka AIAI (Philippines: Tagalog title: alternative title)
... aka Iibigin ay ikaw pa rin, Ang (Philippines: Tagalog title: second season title)

8. "Saan ka man naroroon" (1999) TV series .... Violeta
9. "Esperanza" (1997) TV series
10. Magic Temple (1996) .... Ravinal
11. Hangga't may hininga (1996)
12. Kay pait ng bukas (1996)
13. Buddy en Sol (Sine ito) (1992)
14. Mongolian Barbecue (1991)
... aka Juan Tamad at Mr. Shooli sa Mongolian Barbecue the Movie (Philippines: Tagalog title)
15. Hihintayin kita sa langit (1991)
... aka I'll Wait for You in Heaven
16. Moro (1991)

17. Si Aida, si Lorna, o si Fe (1989) .... Lorna
18. Isusumbong kita sa Diyos (1988)
19. Misis mo, misis ko (1988)
... aka Your Wife, My Wife (USA)
20. Kung aagawin mo ang lahat sa akin (1987)
21. Di bale na lang (1987) .... Wendy
22. Lumuhod ka sa lupa! (1987) .... Mercy
23. Ayokong tumungtong sa lupa (1987)
24. When I Fall in Love (1986)
25. I Love You Mama, I Love You Papa (1986)
26. I Can't Stop Loving You (1985)
... aka Can't Stop Loving You (Philippines: English title)
27. Palabra de honor (1983)
... aka Words of Honor (literal English title)
28. Friends in Love (1983)
29. My Only Love (1982) .... Trixie

30. "GMA Supershow" (1979) TV series .... Host
... aka Germspesyal (Philippines: Tagalog title)

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