|Born||Bianca Charlotte King
(1985-03-18) 18 March 1985
|Alma mater||De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde|
|Occupation||Actress, model, director, singer, Businesswoman, host|
|Agent||GMA Artist Center (2004-2014)
Star Magic (2016-present)
Bianca Charlotte King (born 18 March 1985) is Filipino actress, model, music video director, and host. She is best known for playing the role as Noemi Manansala in the thriller drama series Sinner or Saint (2011), as Aviona in the hit fantaserye Mulawin (2004), as well as her first lead prime time soap, Luna Blanca (2012), wherein she played the title role of black-skinned Luna.
She went to San Beda College Alabang during her grade school and high school years. She proceeded to take up AB Digital Filmmaking in De La Salle – College of St. Benilde and is a music video director.
King’s biggest breaks where Sinner or Saint in 2011, and Broken Vow in 2012, in lead roles in these Afternoon Dramas at GMA-7 away from her antagonist roles. In 2014, She transferred to TV5 where she started in the Tuesday Primetime Drama Obsession with Marvin Agustin and Neri Naig and Elizabeth Oropesa and got another main role in comedy show Mac and Chiz and hosted TV5’s Showbiz Konek na Konek. In 2017, she came back to television on ABS-CBN’s Pusong Ligaw as her first soap with the network since her transfer. According to King she did not tell anyone about her transfer only former co star Iza Calzado. A former GMA Television artist.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 Filmography
- 4 Accolades
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Early life and career beginnings
King’s career started at the age of 13, when she began modeling for print ads and TV commercials. She did ads for a deodorant, beverage and hotdogs brands, to name a few.
2004-2014: Mulawin and supporting roles
In 2004, Bianca King was first cast as part of the last batch of Click, where she played the role of a golden-hearted balikbayan, Marnie. Her on-screen partner was Warren Austria, whose claim to fame is his shampoo commercial. Bianca was joined by then the winners of first season of StarStruck who were Mark Herras, Jennylyn Mercado, Yasmien Kurdi and Rainier Castillo. After her role on Click, King was cast as part of one of the Fantaseryes of the network which was Mulawin led by Richard Gutierrez as Aguiluz and Angel Locsin as Alwina. King played the role of Aviona, a female warrior who was secretly in love to Mulawin. Before landing a lead role in 2011, Mulawin was considered to be her biggest break as she was one of the lead casts together with Gutierrez, Locsin and Dennis Trillo. According to her, she consider that moment the “turning point” of her career because she was “able to show off her talent purely in acting”.
In 2005, Bianca King also tried her hosting skills via the gender-sensitive magazine show 3R together with Iza Calzado, Bettina Carlos and Chynna Ortaleza. Bianca was also part of the sixth season of the youth-oriented romance-based show, Love to Love, entitled Wish Upon a Jar starring Yasmien Kurdi and Rainier Castillo. She also got her break in the silver screen via the independent film, Birhen ng Manaoag led by Jodi Sta. Maria. She played the role of Marie, the daughter of the character of Cherrie Pie Picache. She also got a role in the movie Hari ng Sablay led by Bearwin Meily as Monica. In December 2005, King was part of 2 of the 8 film entries in the 2005 Metro Manila Film Festival. She reprise her role of Aviona in the movie version of Mulawin wherein the film stood as the television series’ sequel. Aside from her role as Aviona, Bianca was also part in the fourth installment of one of Regal Films‘ most successful movie franchises, Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife. Aside from her Mano Po appearance, Regal Films also made Bianca to be part of I Will Always Love You starred by Richard Gutierrez and Angel Locsin. She was also hand picked by Mark Meily to star in the short film, The Sugar Affair.
In 2006, Bianca was signed up by Herbench to endorse their summer line. One of the leading men’s magazine in the Philippines featured Bianca twice on their cover, the first through their September 2005 and again on the June 2006 issue. Bianca was voted as one of FHM’s 100 sexiest women several times.
Bianca was also chosen by Bench to be one of the main endorsers of the Bench Fever: Underwear Fashion Show 2006. Her billboards were scattered all over the metropolis and she wowed the crowd onstage that day at the Big Dome. She had a cameo role in Rufa Mae Quinto’s Oh My Ghost! under OctoArts Films and was part of GMA Network’s multi-million underwater fantasy series, Atlantika.
Bianca was once again became a part of Love 2 Love opposite StarStruck winner, Mark Herras, in the series entitled My Darling Mermaid as Patty and in the last installment entitled Jass Got Lucky led by Lovi Poe and Cogie Domingo.
In 2007, she was part of the success of the phenomenal television hit, MariMar, where she played Natalia Montenegro. After her MariMar role, she landed a role in one of the casts of Sine Novela: My Only Love as the main antagonist that was previously played by Jackie Lou Blanco. The said remake was led by Rhian Ramos and Mark Herras. Bianca King also became an antagonist in GMA Network‘s telefantasya, Dyesebel, which she worked with Marian Rivera for the third time since MariMar and Super Twins.
2009-2010: Directorial debut and further projects
In early 2009, Bianca was cast as one of the leading ladies of Richard Gutierrez’s character in the Philippine adaptation of Zorro together with Rhian Ramos and Michelle Madrigal. She was also part in the first story under SRO Cinemaserye series, Ganti. She co-starred with Marvin Agustin, Sheryl Cruz and Geoff Eigenmann. For the 2009 Metro Manila Film Festival, King was part of the film entry Wapakman led by the boxing champ, Manny Pacquiao.
The year 2009 marked Bianca King’s directorial debut through Hale‘s first single in their fourth album, “Bahay Kubo”. GMA Network also gave Bianca the director’s job for Frencheska Farr‘s debut single, “Today I’ll See The Sun“. Both songs directed by King were able to be in the hit charts in the local music scenes.
During the first quarter of 2010, Bianca was cast as one of the main antagonists in Aljur Abrenica‘s and Kris Bernal’s first prime time soap as the lead characters, The Last Prince. She portrayed the role of Bawana, the one who loved Prinsipe Almiro/Haring Almiro (Abrenica) but the latter chose to love Lara Fernandez (Bernal).
Transfer To TV5 (2014-2016)
She became a TV5 artist and left GMA Network after thirteen years being a Kapuso. She started getting main roles in Obsession (TV series) and Mac and Chiz and started her hosting career in Showbiz Konek na Konek.
Moving on to ABS-CBN: Pusong Ligaw And others
She left TV5 after two years and joined ABS-CBN, she was casted in Pusong Ligaw as the lead antagonist Marga And became a co-host Of ASAP.
|Year||Title||Role(s)||Network||Type of role|
|2017||Pusong Ligaw||Margarette “Marga” Dimaawa-Cervantes||ABS-CBN||Co-lead role / Protagonist / Antagonist|
|2017||Mulawin vs. Ravena||Aviona||GMA Network||(Archieval Footage from the movie).|
|2016||ASAP||Herself / Performer||ABS-CBN||Co-Host|
|Dream Home||Life story feature||GMA Network||Herself|
|2015||Showbiz Konek na Konek||Host||TV5||Host|
|Mac & Chiz||Candy||Main role|
|2014||Obsession||Vanessa Villareal||Lead role|
|2013||Maghihintay Pa Rin||Geneva “Gen” De Villa||GMA Network||Main role / Protagonist|
|2012||Luna Blanca Book 3||Luna Salvador / Cara Amor Montesines|
|Spooky Nights: Kasambahay||Laura||Episode guest|
|Spooky Valentine: Maestra||Elena|
|Broken Vow||Melissa Santiago||Main role / Protagonist|
|Legacy||Young Isabel Calcetas-Aragon||Supporting role|
|2011||Spooky Nights: Parol||Carol||Episode guest|
|Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin||Young Katherine Somera||Special participation role|
|Sinner or Saint||Noemi Manansala||Main role / Protagonist|
|Captain Barbell||Lt. Lary Gempez||Guest role|
|2010||Puso ng Pasko: Artista Challenge||Herself||Red team member / Challenger|
|The Last Prince||Diwani Bawana||Main Cast / Primary Antagonist|
|SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Ng Puso||Janelle Alcantara||Episode guest|
|2008||Dyesebel||Betty Salcedo||Main role / Antagonist|
|2007||Sine Novela: My Only Love||Trixie|
|MariMar||Natalia Montenegro / Fake MariMar Perez-Santibanez||Supporting role / Antagonist|
|Super Twins||Katrina||Supporting role|
|2006||Atlantika||Xera||Supporting Cast / Antagonist|
|Love to Love: Jass Got Lucky||Paris||Episode guest|
|Love to Love: My Darling Mermaid||Patty|
|2005||Love to Love: Wish Upon a Jar|
|2004||Mulawin||Aviona||Main role / Antagonist|
|Click||Marnie||Batch 4 cast|
|2012||Sosy Problems||Danielle Alvarez|
|2010||Working Girls||Dara Dela Vega|
|2008||Iskul Bukol: 20 years After||Girlie|
|One True Love||Ara Mejares|
|I Will Always Love You||Donna|
|Oh My Ghost!||Jolina|
|2005||Hari ng Sablay||Monica|
|Mulawin the Movie||Aviona|
|Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife||Trixia|
|Birhen ng Manaoag||Marie|
Awards and nominations
|2012||38th Metro Manila Film Festival||SMDC Female Celebrity of the Night||Won|