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Princess Punzalan is an an actor based in Los Angeles and stars in the film "Yellow Rose" directed by Diane Paragas and featuring Tony award winner Lea Salonga and two-time Tony award nominee Eva Noblezada.

 

She is a respected actor in the Philippine entertainment industry with more than 800 appearances in television, film, and radio since she started acting at the age of ten. She has performed numerous roles doing drama, comedy, action, and fantasy but is best known for her iconic “contravida” role as the evil Selina in the ABS-CBN drama series “Mula Sa Puso,” for which she won PMPC’s Best Actress in a Drama Series.

 

Princess is the daughter of Philippine broadcasting legends Helen Vela and Orly Punzalan. As a young actor she starred in “Princess,” her own weekly TV drama anthology. After the passing of her mother she produced, hosted, and acted in the weekly drama “Lovingly Yours” for four years and the weekly sitcom, "Family 3 +1" for two years while also appearing in other television series. Critically acclaimed film performances include her performances in “Kung Tapos Na Ang Kailanman” and “Magkano Ang Iyong Dangal” of which garnered her nominations for Best Actress, and Supporting Actress.

 

For the last 12 years she has made her home in California with her husband and daughter. In addition to working as an actor, she is a Registered Nurse.

FILMS

Distansya (short)
Supporting
Rommel Andaya
Don't Worry, I'll Be Fine (short)
Lead
Chiahao Chou
Yellow Rose
Supporting
Diane Paragas
The Gift (short)
Lead
Gauri Adelkar
Yellow Rose
Supporting
Diane Paragas
Mula Sa Puso, The Movie
Supporting
Wenn Deramas
Kung Tapos Na Ang Kailanman*
Supporting
Lino Brocka
Magkano Ang Iyong Dangal*
Supporting
Laurice Guillen
Johnny Loves Dolores (short)
Lead
Clarissa delos Reyes
Phony (short)
Supporting
Jess dela Merced
Dancing On My Own (short)
Supporting
Alexandra Cuerdo
Did You Say No (short)
Supporting
Raeshib Aggerwhil
Macho Dancer
Supporting
Lino Brocka

* Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Philippines)

TELEVISION

Labs Ko Si Babe
Series Regular
Jerry Lopez Sineneng
Mula Sa Puso*
Series Regular
Wenn Deramas
Mula Sa Puso*
Series Regular
Wenn Deramas
The Story of Us
Recurring
Richard Somes
Maalaala Mo Kaya “Hijab”
Guest Star
Dado Lumibao
Te Amo Maging Sino Ka Man
Recurring
Khryss Adalia
Kung Mawawala Ka
Series Regular
Joel Lamangan
Biglang Sibol Bayang Impasibol
Series Regular
Jeffrey Jeturian
Family 3+1
Series Regular
Argel Joseph
Lovingly Yours
Series Regular
Argel Joseph
Magpakailanman “The Alex Bernardo Story”
Guest Star
Neal Del Rosario
Yagit
Recurring
Gina Alajar
The Last Prince
Recurring
Mac Alejandre
Yagit
Recurring
Gina Alajar
Maalaala Mo Kaya “Hijab”
Guest Star
Dado Lumibao

* Won Best Actress in a TV Series (Philippines)

TRAINING

Audition Preparation
Amy Jo Berman
https://amyjoberman.com
Audition Techniques
Billy Hufsey
Billy Hufsey's School of Prof. P. A.

SPECIAL SKILLS

Registered Nurse, current passport, licensed driver (manual & automatic), gun safety, opening/closing butterfly knife/fan knife with a wrist flick, cycling, fluent in Tagalog and English, teleprompter, SCUBA diver, aerobics, billiards, golf, tennis, volleyball