Gladys Reyes Information (Person)

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Gladys Reyes
Gladys Reyes at the 25th PMPC Star Awards.jpg
Born (1977-06-23) June 23, 1977 (age 45)
Other namesGladys Reyes-Roxas
Gladys Reyes-Sommereux
Education New Era University ( A.B.)
Years active1984–present
Height4 ft 11 in (1.50 m)
Spouse(s)Christopher Roxas (2004–present)

Gladys Sommereux (née Reyes; born June 23, 1977), is a Filipina actress best known for her role as "Clara," the lead villainess from the 90s ABS-CBN hit series Mara Clara. In 2012, after years with her home network ABS-CBN, she transferred back to GMA Network. [1] [2] She received the PMPC Star Awards for Best Drama Actress for the TV series Saan Ka Man Naroroon. [3]

She received a Urian Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Magkakabaung. [4]

She is currently a member of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). [5]



Known by the alias Primera Kontrabida, [6] Gladys Reyes had her big break with the 1990s soap opera Mara Clara, as Clara, which was later portrayed by Julia Montes in the hit remake of the same name.

She is the wife of Christopher Roxas (born Jean-Christopher Sommereux, 1978), her co-star in the said soap opera. [7] They have four children. [8]

Reyes is a member of Iglesia ni Cristo, [9] and an alumna of New Era University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in Mass Communications.




Year Title Role
1984 Baby Tsina Elena's Baby
1985 Muling Buksan ang Puso Sandra
1986 Nakagapos na Puso Young Elisa
Boy Paltik Triggerman Nanette
Captain Barbell Kidnap Victim
1988 Afuang: Bounty Hunter Ablyn Afuang
1989 SuperMouse and the Robo-Rats Young Dambu
1996 Sana Naman Noreen
Mara Clara: The Movie Clara del Valle/Davis
Ang Titser Kong Pogi Auntie
Kung Alam Mo Lang Mechie
1997 Isinakdal Ko Ang Aking Ina Carol
Minsan Lamang Magmamahal Pinky
Sa Kabilugan ng Buwan Michelle
Anak ng Dilim Adela Miranda
1998 Ikaw na Sana Angela Rosales
I'm Sorry, My Love Sylvia
Kasal-kasalan (Sakalan) Angel
1999 Weder-Weder Lang 'Yan Girlie
Pepeng Agimat Viola
2001 Tabi-tabi Po! Minerva
2002 May Pag-ibig Pa Kaya? Pilar
Cass & Cary: Who Wants to Be a Billionaire? Attorney Juliet
Biyahera Lilia
2010 Petrang Kabayo Pregnant Kalesa Passenger
2012 This Guy's in Love with U Mare! Terry
2015 Felix Manalo Avelina Manalo
2016 Die Beautiful Beth
2018 Ang Dalawang Mrs. Reyes Betsy


Year Title Role Notes Source
1992-1997 Mara Clara Clara del Valle / Clara Davis Main Cast / Antagonist
1995-2003 ASAP Herself Co-Host / Performer
1997-1998 Ikaw na Sana Angela Rosales Main Cast / Antagonist
1998 Ganyan Kita Kamahal Gwen Supporting Cast / Antagonist
1999-2001 Saan Ka Man Naroroon Melissa Main Cast / Antagonist
2000 Wansapanataym Episode: "Madyik Pinggan ATBP."
2001 !Oka Tokat Veronica Episode: "Multo in the Mountain"
2002 Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan Ruella Agbayani Guest Cast / AntI-Hero
2001-2002 Recuerdo de Amor Maningning Muerto / Leila Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2004 Marinara Tara Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2004-2007 Bahay Mo Ba 'To? Kelly Mulingtapang
2006-2007 Bakekang Deborah Yokohama Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2007-2008 Sine Novela: My Only Love Pearl Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2008 Tasya Fantasya Mateng
2008-2009 LaLola Iris Diaz
2009 Only You Dorina Sanchez Extended Cast / Protagonist
2009-2010 George and Cecil Miriam Macabanta
2010 Habang May Buhay Dra. Clarissa C. Briones Main Cast / Antagonist
2011 Guns and Roses Diana Montano-Alvaro
2011 Ikaw ay Pag-Ibig Mrs. Dizon
2012 Wako Wako Isay Gaudencio
2012 Enchanted Garden Dolores Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2012 Nay-1-1 Host / Herself
2013 Home Sweet Home Agoncillia Caharian Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2013 Magpakailanman Sonia Episode: "Ang tatay kong beki"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2013 Pyra: Ang Babaeng Apoy Susan Del Fierro Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2014 Kambal Sirena Barrakuda Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2014 Magpakailanman Nanay Lydia Episode: "Persia: Asong kanal"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2014 My BFF Mercedes
2015 Let the Love Begin Maricar "Katy" Fernandez / DJ Katy Fairy Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2015-2016 Little Nanay Vivian San Pedro Supporting Cast / Anti-Hero
2016 Poor Señorita Lydia dela Cruz Recurring Cast / Protagonist
2016 Dear Uge Bella Episode: "Ang triplets ng Tres Marias"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2016 Dear Uge Alma Episode: "Ang tunay na buhay ni Antonietta"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2016 Oh, My Mama! Inday Bartolome Supporting Cast / Protagonist
2016 Dear Uge Margie Episode: "Maid in China"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2017 Hay, Bahay! Chef Michelin
2017 Dear Uge Saling Episode: "Ang Swerte nga Naman"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2017 Ipaglaban Mo! Cristy
2017 Magpakailanman Gloria Episode: "Batik: Ang Santa Claus ng Tarlac"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
Supporting role / Protagonist
2017-2018 Ika-6 na Utos Brenda Salazar-Ferrer (In Prison) Extended Cast / Antagonist
2018 Tadhana Rica Episode: "Nanny Knows Best"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2018 Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko Humpty Mommy Episode: "Ang kuwento ni Humpty Dumpty"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2018 Inday Will Always Love You Amanda Melendez Supporting Cast / Anti-Hero
2018 Dear Uge Mommy Episode: "Twin kasama kita"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2018 Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko Mama Episode: "Kakabog-kabog, kakadog-kadog"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2018 Dear Uge Gloria Episode: "Merry Mamshies"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2018 Tadhana Josie Episode: "Hostage"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2019 TODA One I Love Dyna Tuazon-Generoso† Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2019 Wish Ko Lang! Nicole
2019 Daddy's Gurl Malou Manay Episode: "Teacher Petmalu"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2019 Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko Petra Episode: "The Amazing Adventures of Super Ging, and Harvey Part 1 / 8"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2019 Imbestigador Sanny Sevilla-Oandasan
2019 Tadhana Gina Episode: "Bangkay"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2019 Dear Uge Mildred Episode: "Mama madrama"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2019 Imbestigador Teresita Chavez
2019 Wish Ko Lang! Merly
2019 Pepito Manaloto Aileen
2019 Dear Uge Nancy Episode: "Bahay-bangayan"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2019 Imbestigador Regina Ronamo
2019-2020 Madrasta Elizabeth Ledesma Supporting Cast / Anti-Hero
2020 Dear Uge Linda Episode: "No Kiss, All Tell / Chis-Miss Labandera"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
2021 Pepito Manaloto Aling Rosa Generoso
2022 Tadhana Martina Fortuna-Valdemor Episode: "Hanggang Kailan"
Credited as "Gladys Reyes"
Main Cast / Antagonist

Awards and nominations

Year TV Award/Critics Award Result
2013 27th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Celebrity Talk Show Host Moments Nominated
2013 Eastwood City Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Awardee Won
2015 38th Gawad Urian Awards Best Supporting Actress ( Magkakabaung) Won [10]
2016 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival Best Supporting Actress ( Die Beautiful) Nominated
2017 1st EDDYS (Entertainment Editors' Awards) Best Supporting Actress ( Die Beautiful) Nominated
2017 35th Luna Awards Best Supporting Actress ( Die Beautiful) Nominated
Year Award Giving Body Category Nominated Work Results
1989 5th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Best Child Performer Ambush Nominated
2000 14th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actress Saan Ka Man Naroroon Won [11]


  1. ^ "'Mara Clara': the longest teleserye on Philippine television",, 16 January 2007; accessed 29 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Sundan ang buhay ng Primera Kontrabida na si Gladys Reyes sa Follow that Star". GMA Network. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  3. ^ Caligan, Michelle (24 June 2015). "Gladys Reyes is more inspired to star in movies now". GMA Network. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  4. ^ Cruz, Marinel R. (19 June 2015). "Night of first-time Urian winners". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  5. ^ Corrales, Nestor (11 January 2014). "Aquino reappoints Villareal as MTRCB chief". Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  6. ^ "For Gladys Reyes, motherhood is about finding a balance". The Philippine Star. 12 June 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  7. ^ Cruz, Marinel R. (21 November 2012). "Three Ps for a lasting relationship". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Gladys Reyes in no hurry to have second baby",; retrieved 29 May 2011.
  9. ^ Francisco, Katerina (22 July 2014). "Famous Iglesia ni Cristo personalities". Rappler. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  10. ^ "FULL LIST: Winners, Gawad Urian Awards 2015".
  11. ^ "Happy, triumphant faces at the 14th PMPC Star Awards for TV". The Philippine Star. October 9, 2000. Retrieved July 19, 2016.

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