Dina Bonnevie

Movie Actress

Dina Bonnevie was born in Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines on January 27th, 1961 and is the Movie Actress. At the age of 63, Dina Bonnevie biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Geraldine Schaer Bonnevie
Date of Birth
January 27, 1961
Place of Birth
Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
63 years old
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Comedian
Dina Bonnevie Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 63 years old, Dina Bonnevie has this physical status:

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Hair Color
Dark brown
Eye Color
Dark brown
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Dina Bonnevie Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Roman Catholic
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Dina Bonnevie Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Vic Sotto, ​ ​(m. 1981; ann. 1992)​, Ricardo Penson, ​ ​(m. 1996; ann. 2004)​, Deogracias Victor Savellano, ​ ​(m. 2012)​
2, Danica Sotto and Oyo Sotto
Dating / Affair
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Dina Bonnevie Life

Dina Bonnevie, a film actress who was born January 27, 1961, is an award-winning actress in the Philippines.

Ms D (as she is commonly referred to) was the first runner in the Miss Magnolia 1979 Beauty Competition before joining Philippine showbiz.

With Joey Gosingfiao as the helm, she landed her first acting position in the campy "Temptation Island" in 1979.

However, Regal Films introduced her to lead actress status in Joey Gosingfiao's "Katorse" opposite then boyfriend Alfie Anido the following year.

Gabby Concepcion, a young man, appeared in the role of a naughty brat of a man in the same film. Maricel Soriano and Snooky Serna, Vic & Joey, and the wacky Tito, she fell in love with Vic Sotto in 1981 while doing "Age Doesn't Matter" with fellow Regal babies.

She entered semi-retirement by focusing on her domestic life, but she was seen on television with Vic Sotto, Maricel Sotto, and William Martinez, as well as a young Herbert Bautista.

Via Films assigned her the role of a young disaffected woman on "Tinik sa Dibdib" in 1985, with Nora Aunor in the lead.

She earned the FAMAS and FAP Best Supporting actress statuettes. In 1986, she snagged her string of top actress trophies from CMMA, FAMAS, and FAP for her role on "Magdusa Ka!" (Suffer! (She portrayed Christine, a young woman who was rejected by her mother, Toyang (Nida Blanca) after being impregnated by her boyfriend, Rod (Christopher de Leon).

She escaped from Rod after frequent misunderstandings with her overdue mother-in-law Metring (Perla Bautista).

She wanted to flee Bernardo (Dindo Fernando), but her aristocratic grandmother Doa Perla (Armida Siguion Reyna) is evicted by her.

Violy (Jobelle Salvador), her best friend, was aided by the latter's mother, Angelie Ferro), but she was mistreated by her mother (Angie Ferro).

Christine, despite all the trials, was able to stand up and heal well. "Sana'y Wala Wakas" (1986), "Alabok sa Ulap" (1987), "Ang Lahat ng Langit" (1990), "Kong sa Sarili" (1990) and others; "Gumapang ka sa Lusak (1990) among others," "Kang sa Nawawala (1990). In 1987 "Maging Akin Ka Lamang" (Be Mine), 1988 (Dont Ask), 1990 in "Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak" (Dirty Affair), and 2004 "Bridal Shower) followed her acting debuts. (Be Mine) "Be Mine" (Dont Ask) (Be Mine), 1988 (Be Mine), 1988 (Dont Ask).

Early life and background

Bonnevie was born January 27, 1961 to Swiss mother Jeannette Schäer and French-Italian-Filipino father Honesto Bonnevie. Pedro José de Bonnevie, a major landowner in the Bicol area, hails from Évian-les-Bains, France, and has been a member of French and Italian. Rosita Rivera, a Bicol actress, was grandmother of the pre-World War II actress. Lou Bonnevie's cousin is a songwriter. Vic Sotto, Oyo Boy Sotto, and Danica are two children from her previous marriages, both of whom are now in the entertainment business.

She attended St. Theresa's College, Manila, and finished her elementary and secondary education at St. Agnes' Academy in Legazpi City, where she was very active in drama guilds. She was the first runner-up in the Miss Magnolia contest in 1979, where Joanna Paras took home the grand prize.

She began training in 1980 at the Ateneo de Manila University and later, the University of the Philippines, but she did not graduate or finish her degree. She was first introduced by young actor Alfie Anido to director Joey Gosiengfiao (1980), but her breakout film was Katorse (1980) with Anido and Gabby Concepcion (1980). This film made her one of the "Regal Babies" (named after the studio, Regal Films). She then appeared in a slew of teenage love or growing-pains dramas.

Bakit Ba Ganyan?

(1981) was a film in which she performed and popularized a theme song.

She appeared in Age Doesn't Matter in 1981, and she was matched with Vic Sotto. What started off as a reel romance turned into a true one. Over BBC channel 2, the couple developed a sitcom from 1982 to 1986, along with Maricel Soriano, William Martinez, and Herbert Bautista, who appeared on TV channel 2 every Saturday at 8 p.m., earning prestigious billing with Maricel Soriano, William Martinez, and Herbert Bautista. During this period, she concentrated on being a homemaker and would occasionally accept showbiz assignments. She was able to finish Mike de Leon's Hindi Nahahati Ang Langit in 1985, lending her assistance to Lorna Tolentino, Elwood Perez' Till We Meet Again, and Leroy Salvador's Tinik sa Dibdib, both with Nora Aunor.

Through the comedy-adapted story, Magdusa Ka!, she was revived and re-packaged by Viva Films in 1986 as a dramatic actress. This time, local award-giving bodies acknowledged her success by awarding her their highly coveted statuettes.


Dina Bonnevie Career

Acting career

She ventured into dramatic roles in 1985, beginning with Mike de Leon's Hindi Nahahati ang Langit (1985). Her other films include A Dangerous Life (1988) (mini), Orapronobis (1990), Pangarap na Ginto (1990), and Pangarap Mo (1992). Bonnevie wowed critics and audiences alike in the role of a possessed woman in Babaeng Nawawala (1989). In Escapo: The Story of Geny Lopez (1995), she played real-life characters; as the wife of activist Leopoldo Mabilangan in Ka Hector (1995); and as Governor Chavit Singson's wife in Chavit (2003), opposite Cesar Montano and Eddie Garcia. She appeared in Tag-Araw, Tag-Ulan, where she appeared with Gary Estrada. She also appeared in some sexy roles.

Bonnevie appeared in several films in which she portrayed maturity as an actress, including Tinik sa Dibdib (1985), for which she received Best Actress awards from FAMAS, FAP, and Catholic Mass Media Awards; and Gumapang sa Lahat (1991), for which she was nominated by FAMAS, FAP, and Urian Awards for Best Actress;

Kung Kasalanan Man (1989), FAMAS; Bakit Kay Tagal ng Sandali; other acting nominations include: Tung Kasalanman (1989), FAMAS. (1990) FAP; Tanging Yaman (2000), the best picture in nearly all local awards ceremonies and also received an URIAN Best Support Actress Award; and American Adobo (2004), URIAN Best Actress nomination; and URIAN Best Actress nomination;

Bonnevie appeared in Hindi Pa Tapos Ang Labada, Darling, with her late husband Vic Sotto.

(1994) and Bakit Ba Ganyan?

(Ewan ko nga ba ba, Darling) (2000). They were both married when they were married (1985) and Mama Said, Papa Said, I Love You (1985). Bonnevie also topbilled Tatarin (2001), based on Nick Joaquin's short story Summer Solstice; critics generally dismissed the film, but fans applauded Bonnevie's nuanced portrayal of Lupe Moreta.

Television career

Bonnevie first appeared in popular soaps, such as May Bukas Pa, with Viva Television and IBC-13 in 1999-2001. She appeared on GMA Network from 2001 to 2003 in the evening soap Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin. She appeared in another drama, Narito Ang Puso Ko, from 2003 to 2005, and she appeared in another drama, Narito Ang Puso Ko, starring Kris Aquino, Mickey Ferriols, Heart Evangelista, and Anne Curtis, which also aired on The Filipino Channel, receiving her appreciation for her work internationally. She appeared less on television from 2005 to 2006. Walang Kapalit and Natutulog Ba Ang Diyos were among her soaps that were revived in 2007. Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita, who aired in 2008, after doing ABS-CBN projects, she decided to do another "sinenovela," with GMA Network, which aired in 2008. May Bukas Pa, a religious themed soap (which was the same as her 2000-2001 soap) received many awards as the soap ran for a year on television with an ensemble cast in 2009. She appeared on television5 from 2010 to 2012, appearing on numerous guesting and drama programs. She was with ABS-CBN from 2013 to do Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin, Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon, and Two Wives. Bonnevie performed her GMA-7 debut as the main antagonist of the drama film starring Heart Evangelista and Lovi Poe, Beautiful Strangers.

She returned as a Kapamilya to perform The Blood Sisters, which premiered in 2018. Bonnevie went back to GMA Network after the show ended.

Bonnevie vanished from the spotlight during 2005 and 2006, except for her stints on soap operas and judging a recent TV talent competition (and being unveiled on the front page of the local FHM magazine). In U Can Dance Version 2, she was a guest-judge.