Aiko Melendez

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Aiko Melendez
Birth name 篠時愛好 (Shinoji Aiko?)
Born (1975-12-16) December 16, 1975 (age 39)
Origin Quezon City, Philippines
Occupation(s) Politician, Actress
Years active 1982-present
Website Official Site

Aiko Melendez, (born December 16, 1975) is a Filipino former Councillor and actress. Her father, Jimmy Melendez (born Jim Shinoji) was an actor of Japanese and Spanish ancestry.[1]

In the late 1980s, Melendez was discovered by Regal Films with whom she signed a contract and became one of their 'Regal Babies'. Her half-brother Jam Melendez (son of Jimmy Melendez and Deborah Sun) also entered showbusiness.

Melendez ran for Councillor in the barangay elections in Quezon City in 2003 and won. She was Councillor of the 2nd District of Quezon City for 4 years through 2008.[2][3]

Melendez has done several shows on GMA Network but most often appears on ABS-CBN.[2]

Melendez was married to actor Jomari Yllana from 2000 to 2003. Melendez and Yllana have a son named Andrei.

In 2006, Melendez married Martin Jickain.[2] The marriage was annulled in 2010.[4]

In 2011, Melendez returned to ABS-CBN for an episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya and Reputasyon with Cristine Reyes and Rayver Cruz.

In 2013 she was part of the TV Series Apoy Sa Dagat costarring Angelica Panganiban, Piolo Pascual and Diether Ocampo.[3]

Filmography[edit]

TV Commercials[edit]

  • Rexona (June, 1995)

Television[edit]

  • Pablo S. Gomez's Inday Bote (2015)
  • Maalaala Mo Kaya: Salamin Beth (2014)
  • Give Love on Christmas:The Gift Giver Rose Aguinaldo
  • Ipaglaban Mo (2014 ABS-CBN)
  • The Ryza Mae Show (2014 GMA)
  • Follow That Star (2013 GMA News TV)
  • Apoy Sa Dagat Odessa Villarosa-del Sol (2013 ABS-CBN)
  • Nandito Ako (2012 TV5)
  • Gandang Gabi Vice (2011-2012 ABS-CBN)
  • Reputasyon (2011-2012 ABS-CBN)
  • Basahang Guinto (2010 GMA)
  • Talentadong Pinoy (2009 TV5)
  • Someone Like You (2008 TV5)
  • Noel (2005 GMA News TV)
  • Yes Yes Show (2004 ABS-CBN)
  • Klasmeyts (2002 ABS-CBN)
  • Magpakailanman (2002 GMA)
  • Maynila (1999 GMA)
  • Bubble Gang (1995-2001 GMA)
  • 1896 (1996 TV5)
  • Sang Linggo NAPO Sila (1995 ABS-CBN)
  • Noli Me Tangere (1993 TV5)
  • GMA Telecine Specials (1993 GMA)
  • Tondominium (1993 TV5)
  • Eat Bulaga (1991 ABS-CBN; 1997 GMA)
  • Maalaala Mo Kaya (1991–present ABS-CBN)
  • Cebu (1990 Solar News Channel)
  • Batibot (1989 Solar News Channel)
  • Young Love, Sweet Love (1989 Solar News Channel)
  • Ang Tabi Kong Mamaw (1989 IBC)
  • Lovingly Yours (1989 GMA)

Movie[edit]

Year Title Role
2014 Asintado
2009 Yaya & Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie Mommy
2008 Someone Like You Marge Fernando
2003 Filipinas Vicky Filipinas
2000 Mahal Kita, Walang Iwanan Cynthia
1999 Higit Pa Sa Buhay Ko
1998 Ikaw Pa Rin Ang Iibigin Pia Tesoro
Pagdating ng Panahon
1997 Kahit Kailan
Kung Marunong Kang Magdasal, Umpisahan Mo Na Cynthia
Atraso: Ang Taong may Kasalanan Tessa Villanueva
1996 Ayoko na Sanang Magmahal
Huling Sagupaan
Mula Noon Hanggang Ngayon Beverly
1995 Batang X
Araw-araw, Gabi-gabi
Bawal na Gamot 2
Sa'yo Lamang Louella
1994 Bawal na Gamot
Maalaala Mo Kaya: The Movie Ana
Ang Ika-Labing Isang Utos: Mahalin Mo, Asawa Mo Solidad
Multo in the City Mabel
Buhay ng Buhay Ko
1993 May Minamahal Monica
Dugo ng Panday
Dino... Abangan ang Susunod Na...
Aguinaldo
1992 Sinungaling Mong Puso Anna
Sonny Boy, Public Enemy Number 1 of Cebu City
Kamay ni Kain
Shake Rattle & Roll IV Sister Mary John
Unang Tibok ng Puso Lena
Buddy en Sol (Sine ito) Anna
Si Lucio at si Miguel: Hihintayin Kayo sa Langit Rosanna
Guwapings: The First Adventure
Cornelia Ramos Story
1991 Ali in Wonderland Kili kili
Emma Salazar Case
Kung Sino Pa Ang Minahal
Gabo: Walang Patawad Kung Pumatay Meanne
Underage Too
1990 Nimfa
Tora Tora, Bang Bang Bang
Last 2 Minutes
Trese Tessa Encarnacion
1989 Isang Araw Walang Diyos Laya
Romeo Loves Juliet... But Their Families Hate Each Other! Juliet
My Pretty Baby Maria
1983 Don't Cry for Me, Papa Tessie
1982 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Where Love Has Gone

External links[edit]

  • [1] - Official website

References[edit]