Susan Roces

Susan Roces

Infobox actress



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name = Susan Roces
birthname = Jesusa Purificación Levy Sonora-Poe
birthdate = birth date and age|1941|07|28
location = Negros Occidental, Philippines
othername =
occupation = Actress
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Jesusa Purificación Levy Sonora-Poe (born on July 28, 1941 in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines), better known as Susan Roces, is a Filipina actress and the widow of Ronald Allan Kelley Poe, popularly known as Fernando Poe, Jr. She was born to a white American mother of French blood and a Filipino father of Spanish and Chinese blood.

Her sister, Rosemarie Sonora, and niece Sheryl Cruz are also actresses.

Following the death of her husband in 2004 at the age of 65, Roces became a rallying point for the political opposition in the Philippines.

On June 2005, she was one of the key figures calling for the resignation of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. In a fiery speech, she claimed that "She stole the presidency not once, but twice!"

She was one of the main cast members of John En Shirley, a comedy show that aired on ABS-CBN till October 2007.

Third death anniversary of Fernando Poe, Jr.

On December 14, 2007, Susan Roces led 3rd death anniversary rites by a Mass visit to the cemetery in simple rites for husband Fernando Poe Jr.. "Dear uncle Ronnie, I love you, I miss you" small Christmas cards were placed near flowers on Poe's tomb. [ [http://www.gmanews.tv/story/72824/Susan-Roces-leads-FPJ-death-anniversary-rites GmaNews.tv, Susan Roces leads FPJ death anniversary rites] ]

"Alay ni Da King: An FPJ Special"

On December 23, 2007, 3:30 p.m. ‘Alay ni Da King: a Fernando Poe, Jr. Special’ will be hosted by Cinema One ABS-CBN Channel Head Charo Santos-Concio. (cable channel available on SkyCable silver). Susan Roces will contribute their life journey. In 3 parts, FPJ, "The Artist" will be hosted by Vilma Santos, FPJ, Ang Kaibigan, by Christopher de Leon and FPJ, Ang Idolo, by Boots Anson Roa. 38-minute music video features Poe before he died. [ [http://www.mb.com.ph/ENTR20071222112307.html mb.com.ph, ‘Alay ni Da King: An FPJ Special’ encores tomorrow] ]

FPJ Library

On September 29, 2007, ABS-CBN acquired the exclusive rights to the whole movie library of the late Fernando Poe, Jr., after Susan Roces signed the contract. ABS-CBN Chairman Eugenio Lopez III, Cory Vidanes, Senior Vice President of TVP Production, and Poe’s daughter Grace Poe-Llamanzares were present. [ [http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/Story_Page/tabid/55/cat/entertainment/news/3721/Default.aspx Abs-Cbn Interactive, ABS-CBN acquires right to 'Da King's' movie library] ]

Filmography

*1952 - Mga Bituin ng Kinabukasan - Nepomuceno Pictures
*1956 - Miss Tilapya - Sampaguita Pictures
*1956 - Boksingera - Sampaguita Pictures
*1956 - Kulang sa 7 - Sampaguita Pictures
*1957 - Sino ang Maysala - Vera Perez Pictures
*1957 - Pasang Krus - Sampaguita Pictures
*1957 - Mga Anak ng Diyos - Vera Perez Pictures
*1957 - Mga Ligaw na Bulaklak - Sampaguita Pictures
*1957 - Prinsesang Gusgusin - Sampaguita Pictures
*1958 - Ako ang Maysala - Vera Perez Pictures
*1958 - Mga Reyna ng Vicks - Sampaguita Pictures
*1958 - Madaling Araw - Sampaguita Pictures
*1958 - Tawag ng Tanghalan - Vera Perez Pictures
*1958 - Ulilang Anghel - Sampaguita Pictures
*1959 - Wedding Bells - Sampaguita Pictures
*1959 - Mga Anghel sa Lansangan - Sampaguita Pictures
*1960 - Beatnik - Sampaguita Pictures
*1964 - The Dolly Sisters - Sampaguita Pictures
*1965 - Portrait of My Love - Sampaguita Pictures
*1968 - To Susan with Love
*1968 - Bakasin Mo sa Gunita
*1968 - Bandana
*1968 - Sorrento
*1968 - Maruja
*1968 - Kulay Rosas ang Pag-ibig
*1969 - Perlas ng Silangan FPJ Production
*1973 - Florinda
*1974 - Patayin Mo sa Sindak si Barbara
*1977 - Maligno
*1978 - Gumising ka, Maruja
*1986 - Payaso aka Clown
*1988 - Buy One, Take One - Viva Films
*1989 - Mundo Man ay Magunaw
*1990 - Feel na Feel - Regal Films
*1997 - Isinakdal ko ang Aking Ina
*2003 -

External links

*imdb name|id=0733727|name=Susan Roces
* [http://www.susanroces.com Susan Roces Website]
* [http://www.gmanews.tv/largevideo/latest/15493/Susan-Roces-leads-rites-for-FPJ-death-anniversary GMA NEWS.TV, Susan Roces leads rites for FPJ death anniversary, 12/14/2007 | 11:30 AM]

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