Gloria Romero

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  • Birth Place: Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • When she was 4, her family decided to visit to her father's parents in Philippines. Her father kept extending their originally year-long-stay and then got trapped in the country when World War II broke out.
  • Used to skip school to watch movies at a theater that was about 11 kilometers away from her house. 
  • Started her career in 1950, working as an extra for Premiere Productions and Sampaguita Pictures.
  • Got noticed for her role in the movie Kasintahan sa Pangarap (1951).
  • Got her first speaking part in Ramon Selga (1951), which was her fifth movie.
  • Dr. Jose R. Perez, Sampaguita big boss and Starmaker, gave her the screen name Gloria Romero.
  • Was crowned Princess of Visayas to Queen at the National Fair Maria Teresa Larrazabal in 1954.


  • Pedro Galla — Father
  • Mary Borrego — Mother
  • Gilbert Galla — Brother
  • Maritess Gutierrez — Daughter
  • Juancho Gutierrez — Husband
  • Tito Galla — Brother
  • Louise Galla — Sister


  • Birth Place: Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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