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Eugene Domingo: a Woman of Comedy

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Comedy is a magical thing. Whether it be a book, film, or even a picture on the internet, comedy is something that has a positive impact of the person’s perception on things and it also makes them happy (Lockyer, “The Impact of Comedy). Some people are fortunate enough to have been gifted with comedy, to have the ability to make people laugh through their words and actions. Here in the Philippines, there are a lot of comedic actors and actresses who have been able to make people smile throughout the years through their talent and wit. One of the most notable comedic actresses in the industry today is Eugene Domingo. Her style of acting with the way she delivers her lines justifies her being one of the most critically acclaimed actresses in the Philippines, as shown in her movies, Kimmy Dora and Ang Babae sa Septic Tank. According to, Eugene Domingo was born on July 23, 1971. Fond of copying people during her childhood days, she became interested in acting and took up Theatre Arts in the University of the Philippines, apprenticing as an actress and stage manager in UP’s theatre company, Dulaang UP. Her first movie role was Emma Salazar Case in 1991, followed by Maricris Sioson in 1993 and Sa Ngalan ng Pag-ibig in 1995. Her breakthrough role, however, was when she was cast as Rowena in Ang Tanging Ina in 2003. Since then, she became known as the sidekick of the Philippines’ Queen of Comedy, Ai-Ai Delas Alas, starring with her once again in Volta in 2004. She has also starred as Tancing in Can This Be Love in 2005, Lita in Shake, Rattle & Roll 8 in 2006, Marilou in My Monster Mom in 2008, Paula Cajanding in Working Girls in 2010, and so much more (IMDb). Out of all her movies, there were two movies which allowed her to really shine as a comedic actress: Kimmy Dora where she played both Kimmy and Dora, and Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank where she played both…...

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