There’s no denying that the award-winning actress, Dina Bonnevie belongs to the most beautiful faces in the Philippines entertainment industry during her time.
Just recently, one member of the Facebook group Memories of Old Manila uploaded a stunning throwback photo of the actress.
The photo was shared by Ssenh Pascua, where she wrote a caption that says:
“Dina Bonnevie (in the) 80s. Siya ‘yong gandang hindi nakakasawang tignan.”
Many netizens were captured with the actress timeless beauty and recalled the actress’ younger years.
As of this writing the Facebook post has received 7.9K reactions, 279 shares and hundred of comments from the netizens.
Check out some of their comments below:
“Yes ang ganda ganda ni Miss Dina B..noon at ngayon.”
“Talagang maganda si Dina….. Ikaw na ang maging Miss Magnolia…. tama bah!”
“Yap idol ko yan under ages together with maricel and snooky”
Dina Bonnevie or Geraldyn Bonnevie -Savellano in real life – was first discovered when she won first-runner up in the Miss Magnolia 1979 Beauty Contest.
After winning the contest, she landed her first acting assignment in the campy “Temptation Island”, in the same year.
In the following year she was launched by Regal Films to lead star status via Joey Gosiengfiao’s “Katorse”; the same film that introduced a young Gabby Concepcion,
The 58-year-old actress is also known for playing the role of Corazon in Tinik sa dibdib, Christine in Magdusa ka!, and Rachel Suarez in Gumapang ka sa lusak.
These films made her won the 1987 FAP award for Best Actress and the 1987 FAMAS award for Best Actress.
She also has other acting nominations for her films: Kung kasalanan man (1989), FAMAS; Bakit kay tagal ng sandali? (1990), FAP; Tanging yaman (2000), which won Best Picture in nearly all the local awards ceremonies and gave her an URIAN Best Supporting Actress nomination; American Adobo (2001), URIAN Best Actress nomination; and Bridal Shower (2004), URIAN Best Actress nomination again.
The award-winning actress also appeared in bright comedies with her ex-husband, Vic Sotto, in Hindi pa tapos ang labada, darling in 1994 and Bakit ba ganyan? (Ewan ko nga ba, Darling) in 2000.
But in 2005 and 2006, Dina Bonnevie disappeared from the limelight because of her business in the United States.