Magdayao at an event, 2011
Shaina García Magdayao
|Other names||Shin, Ina, Shai, Maggie, Shadam|
|Occupation||Actress, Dancer, Host, Model|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (160 cm)|
|Relatives||Vina Morales (sister) Luis Gabriel Moreno (Nephew)|
Shaina Garcia Magdayao is a Filipino actress, dancer, singer and model. She is currently under ABS-CBN Management and a member of Star Magic. Known as ABS-CBN‘s Kapamilya Gold Queen for her successful starring roles that have aired on Kapamilya Gold afternoon block.
Shaina Magdayao began her acting career when she was cast in the Philippine drama series Lyra, playing the lead character. She later joined Kaybol before starring in ABS-CBN’s afternoon drama series Marinella, playing the role of Rina. In 2000, when Magdayao was 11 years old, she released a self-titled debut album with Star Records. The carrier single was “Sayaw Sweet Lullabye”.
Magdayao also starred in Laurice Guillen’s 2003 film Tanging Yaman, where she won a Best Child Actress award from the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards. She received an award for her role in Ang Tanging Ina. Other awards under Magdayao’s belt include the Best Child Performer award from the Parangal ng Bayan in 1999, and Best New TV Personality in the 1999 Star Awards.
In 2005, she was included in the cast of the Philippine primetime drama series Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin along with ABS CBN‘s brightest stars such as Claudine Barretto, Diether Ocampo, Angelika dela Cruz, Bea Alonzo and John Lloyd Cruz. She was also one of the lead casts of Erik Matti’s television series, Rounin, under Chito Rono‘s direction, via ABS-CBN in 2006.
In 2010, she starred in her very first solo lead role in the afternoon soap opera Alyna. The show was very successful that Magdayao was given the title ABS-CBN’s ‘Kapamilya Gold’ Queen. 2012 proved to be Magdayao’s most dramatic year, career-wise.
In 2015, she was paired to Gerald Anderson on the New York Festival-nominated family television series about angels Nathaniel. She headlined Cinema One’s first breakthrough series about millennials “Single/Single” as Joee.
In 2016, she was Billie Pono, the female lead of Quantum Films’ “My CandiDate” with Derek Ramsay. She joined Book 2 of The Story of Us as Lucia Cristobal. She rehashed her role as Joee on the second season of Single/Single.
|2018||Asintado||Samantha Del Mundo / Katrina Ramirez||ABS-CBN|
|2017||The Better Half||Camille Villalobos|
|2016||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pictures – Courageous Catie||Feliz Lucas|
|The Story of Us||Lucia Cristobal|
|Single/Single (season 2)||Joee||Cinema One|
|2015||Single/Single (season 1)||Joee|
|Nathaniel||Dra. Rachel Mercado-Laxamana||ABS-CBN|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Email||Bea|
|2014||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Jeep||Berna|
|Ipaglaban Mo: Ako Ang Biktima||Shirley|
|2013||Juan Dela Cruz||Prinsesa Mirathea “Mira”|
|2012||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Marriage Contract||Enez|
|Kung Ako’y Iiwan Mo||Sarah Trinidad|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Sumpak||Joyce|
|2011||100 Days to Heaven||teenage Madam Anna|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tsinelas||Christie|
|2010-2011||Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Alyna||Alyna Natividad|
|2010||Rubi||Maribel Dela Fuente|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ketchup||Rox|
|2009-2010||May Bukas Pa||Lea|
|2009||Jim Fernandez’s Kambal sa Uma||Vira Mae Ocampo / Marie Perea|
|2008-2009||Komiks Presents: Dragonna||Rona / Olive|
|2008||Your Song: Million Miles Away||Lizzie Valderrama|
|Lobo||Gabrielle “Gabby” Dizon|
|2007||Your Song: Just A Smile Away||Joanna Catapang|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Telebisyon||Onay|
|Your Song: Break It To Me Gently||Maya|
|Love Spell: Shoes Ko Po, Shoes Ko ‘Day!||Joanne|
|2006-2008||Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv||Neri Larazaga|
|2006||Star Magic Presents: My Friend, My Love, My Destiny||Yeng|
|Love Spell: Charm & Crystal||Charm|
|Your Song: Cuida||Pam Su|
|Komiks Presents: Agua Bendita||Agua Cristi / Bendita Cristi|
|2005||Ikaw ang Lahat sa Akin||Hazel Gerochi-Fontanilla|
|2003-2005||Ang Tanging Ina||Severina “Seven” Macaspac|
|2003-2005||Bida si Mister, Bida si Misis||Shaina|
|2002||K2BU||Violeta “Bullet” Garcia|
|2002-2003||Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay||Guinivere “Gwenn” Martinez|
|2001||Ang TV 2||Herself/Co-host|
|Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan||young Carmela Estocapio|
|1997-1999||Mula sa Puso||Jennifer Matias|
|1996||Kaybol, Ang Bagong TV||Herself|
|1996-1997||Lyra||Lyra Monteverde||GMA Network|
|2016||Dukot||Cathy Sandoval||Ten17P and Star Cinema|
|My CandiDate||Billie Pono||Quantum Films|
|2013||Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay||Lucy||Regal Films and Star Cinema|
|Four Sisters and a Wedding||Gabriella Angela “Gabbie” Salazar||Star Cinema|
|On The Job||Nicky Coronel||Reality Entertainment and Star Cinema|
|2010||Ang Tang Ina Mo (Last na ‘To!)||Severina “Seven” Montecillo||Star Cinema|
|Shake, Rattle & Roll 12||Ara Federico||Regal Films|
|Sa ‘yo Lamang||Karen||Star Cinema|
|2008||Ang Tang Ina N’yong Lahat||Severina “Seven” Montecillo|
|2007||Bahay Kubo: A Pinoy Mano Po!||Rose||Regal Films|
|Katas Ng Saudi||Cathy||Maverick Films|
|Happy Hearts||Kristine||Regal Films|
|2003||Ang Tang Ina||Severina “Seven” Montecillo||Star Cinema|
|2002||Ang Agimat: Anting-anting ni Lolo||Imus Productions|
|Mga Batang Lansangan Ngayon||Sharmaine||Manhattan Asia Films, Inc.|
|2000||Tanging Yaman||Carina||Star Cinema|
|Hinahanap-Hanap Kita||Niña||Regal Films|
|Pagdating ng Panahon||Garibaldi International, Kaizz Ventures & Star Cinema|
|1995||Campus Girls||Bunny||Viva Films|
Shaina is a familiar face in advertisements. She started off as a baby model for various baby products. As a child, she was a model for Garfield, a children’s clothing company. She was in a slew of television commercials for Magnolia Chocolait, Lemon Squares Products and Goldilocks.
She was also one of the youngest models ever for Ben Chan’s clothing company Bench, moving up the ranks from modelling Bench products for children, to her current HerBench endorsements. She used to be one of the faces of Bench Skin before she transferred to The Aivee Clinic in 2015.
Shaina has also endorsed/is currently endorsing Johnson & Johnson Face Powder, Lactacyd Confidence, Skechers, Cose Teen Bags and Colgate Toothpaste.
Shaina Magdayao works with diverse NGO’s and orphanages such as Hospicio de San Jose and St. Luke Reach Out Foundation. In 2014, using her own funds and donations from her friends in and out of the show-business, she went to remote Typhoon Yolanda-stricken towns and brought relief goods to those who were affected. On her recent trip to Italy in 2015, she stayed in a convent at San Giovanni Rotondo and served children with terminal illnesses.
In 2013, Magdayao joined the PETA campaign, Free Mali. Mali is the only captive elephant in the Philippines; residing at Manila Zoo where she is alone, in a tiny enclosure and in need of adequate care. The campaign focus is to have her moved from the zoo to Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary.
Awards and nominations
|Awards and Nomination|
|Year||Award Giving Body||Category||Nominated Work||Results|
|1996||10th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best New Female TV Personality||Lyra||Won|
|2000||2000 Young Critics Circle Awards||Best Performance (shared with the cast)||Tanging Yaman||Won|
|2001||Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation||Most Popular Child Actress||Won|
|2008||10th Gawad PASADO Awards||PinakaPASADOng Kabataan with (Sam Concepcion)||N/A||Won|
|2008||22nd PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Single Performance by an Actress||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Telebisyon||Nominated|
|2011||59th FAMAS Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Sa ‘yo Lamang||Nominated|
|2013||39th Metro Manila Film Festival||Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay||Nominated|
|2014||16th Gawad PASADO Awards||PinakaPASASOng Katuwang na Aktres (shared with (Angel Locsin, Bea Alonzo and Toni Gonzaga)||Four Sisters and a Wedding||Won|
|2015||29th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actress||Nathaniel||Nominated|
|2017||35th Luna Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Dukot||Nominated|
Cash at the series premieres of You’re the Worst and Married in July 2014
|Born||Aya Rachel Cash
(1982-07-13) July 13, 1982
San Francisco, California, U.S.
|Education||University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program|
|Spouse(s)||Josh Alexander (m. 2005)|
Aya Rachel Cash (born July 13, 1982) is an American television, film and stage actress. In December 2015, she received a Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her lead role in the FX/FXX series You’re the Worst.
Cash’s television appearances include Brotherhood, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Mercy, and The Newsroom. Cash was also a series regular in the 2011 Fox comedy Traffic Light, which ran for one season. She currently stars in the FX Network series You’re the Worst as Gretchen Cutler. She received critical acclaim for her performance, with the website The A.V. Club calling her acting in the second season “the best TV performance of 2015”.
Cash’s film credits include The Oranges, Winter of Frozen Dreams, Off Jackson Avenue, Begin Again, The Bits In Between, and The Happy House. She had a small role as Janet, Jordan Belfort’s assistant in The Wolf of Wall Street.
|2008||Off Jackson Avenue||Olga|
|2009||Winter of Frozen Dreams||Prostitute|
|2009||The Bits in Between||Suzy|
|2012||Sleepwalk with Me||Hannah|
|2013||The Happy House||Wendy|
|2013||The Wolf of Wall Street||Janet|
|2014||Loitering with Intent||Jesse|
|2006||Law & Order||Janine Lesko||Episode: “Kingmaker”|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Lori||Episode: “Weeping Willow“|
|2007||Brotherhood||Martha Danners||Episode: “Shelter from the Storm 1:1-2”|
|2007||Spellbound||Chrissy||Unaired CW pilot|
|2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Katrina Lychkoff||Episode: “Hothouse”|
|2010||Mercy||Bliss Edlestein||Episode: “Too Much Attitude and Not Enough Underwear”|
|2010||Strange Brew||Lizzy||Unaired FOX pilot|
|2011||Traffic Light||Callie||Main role; 13 episodes|
|2012||Friday Night Dinner||Lizzy||Unaired NBC pilot|
|2012||A Gifted Man||Trish Sulloway||Episode: “In Case of Heart Failure”|
|2013||The Newsroom||Shelly Wexler||3 episodes|
|2013||We Are Men||Claire||2 episodes|
|2014–present||You’re the Worst||Gretchen Cutler||Lead role
Nominated – Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (2016)
Nominated – TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy (2016)
|2015||Modern Family||Vanessa||Episode: “Rash Decisions“|
|2015||The Good Wife||Amber Audrey||Episode: Don’t Fail|
|2015||Sirens||Cindy||Episode: Let Pythons be Pythons|