Snooky Serna

Maria Milagros "Snooky" Sumayao Serna is a Filipino actress. Regarded as the “Eternal Star” by the local media, she is best known for her portrayals in Anak ni Waray, Anak ni Biday (1984); Blusang Itim (1986) and Rosa Mistica. With a career spanning over five decades, Serna is regarded as one of the Filipina actresses with the most beautiful faces and one of the most respected actresses of her generation. At the age of 3, she made her debut in the film Wanted: Perfect Mother (1970) and earned her further recognitions as a child actress. Launched as one of the original "Regal Babies", she became one of tinseltown's most bankable leading dramatic actresses in the 1980s. She attained commercial peak after top billing the career-defining fantasy-romance film Blusang Itim, which became one of the biggest box-office successes of 80s decade. Serna has since received countless accolades in local and international scene. She notably won two awards for "Best Actress" and "Jury Award" at the 11th International Film Festival Manhattan in New York City, becoming the first Filipino actor to win two major awards at the film festival. She is also a recipient of three FAMAS Awards and three PMPC Star Awards for Movies, including several nominations from Gawad Urian Awards and FAP Awards.