IN PHOTOS: Veteran actors recognized at PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Movie Press Club on Sunday, June 2, honored 12 of the country's top actors and actresses with the Natatanging Bituin ng Siglo awards, recognizing their contribution in Philippine Cinema during its 2019 Star Awards for Movies.

The awardees are:

Nora, Erap, Anita, Susan, and Vilma were unable to attend the awards but relatives and friends accepted the awards on their behalf.

Aside from the actors, the past presidents of the PMPC were also recognized for their contributions. The past presidents are: 

The night was also filled with look backs of popular dances that were part of Filipino movies in celebration of Philippine cinema's 100 years.

Robi Domingo, Aljur Abrenica, Arci Muñoz, Kathryn Bernardo, Gelli de Belen, and Iza Calzado served as the evening's hosts.

Tirso Cruz III


Christopher de Leon


Niño Muhlach


Ramon Revilla Sr


Eddie Garcia


Gloria Romero


Phillip Salvador


Dante Rivero — Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Award


Laurice Guillen — Ulirang Alagad ng Pelikula Sa Likod ng Camera


Julian Trono and Jameson Blake



Zeus Collins and Heaven Peralejo



Kira Balinger, Marco Gallo, and Belle Mariano

Kira Balinger, AC Bonifacio, and Belle Mariano


Maja Salvador


Ogie Alcasid — Best Actor

Kathryn Bernardo — Best Actress