Saturday, May 21, 2011
She was the only daughter of Regina Dizon, a Filipina, and Abe Strauss, an American of German Jewish descent.She is the wife of LVN Pictures actor Gil de León, with whom she has three children who would eventually become actors as well: Pinky de Leon, Christopher de Leon and Lara Melissa de Leon. She retired from showbiz during the 1960s and currently lives in the United States
She starred in Engkantada (with Jaime dela Rosa , Lilian Velez, Pugo, Togo and Alfonso Carvajal), Bathaluman and Kandelerong Pilak (with Teody Belarmino) where she won Best Actress in the Cambodian Film Festival under the direction of Lamberto Avellana. All films were produced by LVN Pictures, Inc. She was married to actor-director Gil de Leon.