Ayen Munji-Laurel



Ayen Munji-Laurel

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Ayen Munji-Laurel
Born Maria Yllena-Munji
(1971-11-21) November 21, 1971 (age 46)
Occupation Actress • Singer
Years active 2009-present
Spouse(s) Franco Laurel
Children 4

Maria Yllena Munji-Laurel or Ayen Munji Laurel (born in the Philippines on November 21, 1971) is a Filipina actress.[1]

Munji-Laurel first started in supporting roles in television and films both for ABS-CBN and GMA-7 in 2009 she returned to GMA as a full-time actress in afternoon and primetime programs such as Amaya, co-starring Marian Rivera and an ensemble cast in 2011, in 2012 in Hiram Na Puso with Gina Alajar, Kris Bernal, and also Amaya co-star Gardo Versoza in the critically acclaimed series. She then later starred in the remake of the Korean turned Filipino adaptation of Temptation of Wife in 2012-2013 as Lady Armada with co-star Marian Rivera her second time in that same year she had a short stint in the afternoon soap “Maghihintay Pa Rin” as Bianca King‘s protagonist mother in a short stint of the series she primarily exited out to star in the film ‘Ang Huling Henya” in the sci-fi comedy flick with award-winning comedian Ruffa Mae Quinto. In 2014 she resumed her acting in primetime in the romantic-comedy family melodrama “My Destiny”. In 2016, she transferred to ABS-CBN, and was cast as the mother of Magalona in the TV series Born For You starring Janella Salvador alongside Ariel Rivera, and Vina Morales.



Year Title Role Network Notes
2009 Rosalinda Berta Alvarez / Delia Supporting role / Antagonist GMA Network
2011 Amaya Hara Lingayan† Main role / Antagonist
2012 Hiram na Puso Roxanne Saavedra
Temptation of Wife Yolanda Armada Supporting role / Antagonist / Protagonist
2013 Maghihintay Pa Rin Catriona “Rio” De Villa Special participation / Antagonist
2014 My Destiny Ruth Perez Supporting role / Antagonist
2015 Second Chances Norma Padilla
Beautiful Strangers Lourdes De Jesus Supporting role / Protagonist
2016 Born For You Margaret “Marge” Marquez-Sebastian Supporting role / Antagonist ABS-CBN
2017 Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin Victoria Quintana-Dela Vega†


Year Title Role Notes With
2010 Here Comes the Bride Mom of Inaki Star Cinema, OctoArts Films and Quantum Films None
2013 Ang Huling Henya Miriam Viva Films and Multivision Pictures None

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