Phylbert Angellie Ranollo Fagestrom who is more popularly known with her screen name Bea Alonzo is one of the Philippine’s most sought after actresses in the television and movie industry. Born from a Filipina mother and a British father who separated when she was 4 years old, Bea Alonzo found fame and fortune in her career as a movie actress and a singer. Born in October 17, 1987 she made her appearance on television drama show at the age of 15. This was in the TV drama Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay which was subsequently followed with more offers to take a role in soap operas in TV like Ikaw Ang Lahat sa Akin, Maging Sino Ka Man, and It Might Be You.
Star Records gave her a break to venture on a singing career when they launched her debut album The Real Me in 2008. She also made a major career leap when she took the lead role of a TV sitcom Yo Soy Betty LA Fea playing the character of Betty Pengson. Her sitcom was shown in a primetime slot that lasts for as long as eight months. Bea made several movies under Star Cinema the latest of which is the blockbuster movie The Mistress where she stars with John Lloyd Cruz. Both stars are groomed as on-screen partners and their chemistry seem to work well because their movie was recently a major hit in the Philippine cinema industry.
Bea considers herself as simple. She loves to wear jeans, sneakers and a top. She loves to pamper herself and goes to a spa for a body treat more frequently. She likes to eat junk foods and loves nature especially the beach. Her beauty regimen consists of placing an ice over her face after removing her makeup and use milk and honey in order to keep her skin healthy. She is a fan of Paulo Coelho who authors the books “Eleven Minutes” and “By The River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept” which are among her favorite books to read. It has been Bea’s dream to play the role of a serial killer and to portray the role as Virgin Mary.
Bea’s opportunity to make it big in the movie industry was when she was discovered in a beauty contest and was made to audition for ABS CBN talent scout. She made it and she went through some acting workshops that made her grow mature in her acting skills. She was launched by the ABS CBN Network as member of the Star Circle Batch 10. Bea found her acting stints very productive after receiving several awards and nominations to prestigious award giving bodies in the Philippines.