Mercedes Cabral

Active - 2008 - 2012  |   Born - Aug 10, 1987 in NA  |   Genres - Horror, Drama

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  • As a child, she dreamt of becoming a veterinarian.
  • Had to quit college in the second year after her family fell into bad times and worked as a nude model to make ends meet.
  • She posed for men's magazines which is when she got noticed by film-maker Francis Villacorta who suggested she audition for films.
  • Francis Villacorta got her registered in an acting workshop.
  • Got noticed by Brilliante Mendoza's and made her debut in his critically acclaimed film Serbis (2008).
  • She considers the difficult phase of dropping out of arts college as a blessing in disguise because she would have otherwise ended up as a struggling sculptor.
  • In an online poll, she was voted as the Most Beautiful Actress who walked the red carpet at the 61st Cannes Film Festival.
  • Figured in YES! Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful Stars of 2010.
  • Successively figured in FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women of the World 2011 and 2012.
  • Is the official Indie Princess of Philippine Cinema.
  • Wowed the Middle East television audiences with her role as a maid in the 2016 soap opera Saq Al-bambu.