Rosa del Rosario
AKA Rose Stagner
- 1st Filipina-American to portray Darna, the first female superhero in Philippine cinema (1951)
"I have a very positive outlook in life. I was never negative. I tried not to let anything bother me. I feel like it's a short time we have on earth, why make it miserable."
"Prewar Queen of the Philippine Movies"
"Manila's Golden Age Movie Queen"
DATE OF BIRTH
December 15, 1919
FATHER: Frank Stagner
MOTHER: Agustina del Rosario
HUSBAND: John Samit
CHILDREN: Geraldine and Teresa (Terry)
YEAR OF DEATH
The Prewar Queen of Philippines Movies
Rosa del Rosario: Star of unfading luster
Ani' Awards pays tribute to culture greats
Rosa del Rosario Darna Gallery
Rosa del Rosario Interview