Filipino actresses who deceased in 2012

Here are 2 famous actresses from Philippines died in 2012:

Alma Bella

Alma Bella (March 13, 1910 Batangas City-May 11, 2012 Manhattan) was a Filipino actor.

Alma Bella was best known for her roles in some of the most iconic Filipino films of the 1930s and 1940s. She made her acting debut in the silent film "Tres Hermanas" in 1938 and went on to become one of the most popular actresses of her time. Some of her notable films include "Ang Dangal," "Bituing Marikit," and "Sakay."

Aside from acting, Alma Bella was also a talented singer and dancer. In the 1950s, she moved to the United States and continued to work in the entertainment industry as a singer and performer. She eventually settled in Manhattan, where she lived until her passing at the age of 102.

Alma Bella's contributions to the Philippine film industry have been recognized with numerous awards, including a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award from the Film Academy of the Philippines in 2013. She will always be remembered as one of the most talented and iconic actresses in Philippine cinema history.

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Linda Estrella

Linda Estrella (December 3, 1922 Pandan, Catanduanes-November 27, 2014 Hobart) was a Filipino actor. She had one child, Tessie Agana.

Linda Estrella began her acting career in the 1940s, appearing in dozens of films over the course of several decades. She was known for her versatility as an actor, playing a variety of roles in dramas, comedies, and musicals.

In addition to her work in film, Estrella also appeared on stage and television. She was a regular performer on the popular variety show "Penthouse Live!" in the 1960s.

Estrella was also known for her activism and advocacy work. She was a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild in the Philippines, and was a strong advocate for actors' rights and welfare.

Throughout her career, Estrella received numerous awards and recognitions for her contributions to Philippine cinema. She was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 Cinemanila International Film Festival.

Estrella continued to act well into her later years, and remained a fixture of Philippine cinema and culture until her passing in 2014.

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