Serena Gail Dalrymple is a 29-year-old Filipina actress who has been officially retired from show business since 2004, though she twice briefly returned to star in the 2008 film “Ang Tanging Ina Ninyong Lahat” and in the 2010 film “Ang Tanging Ina Mo”.
She was born to Robert Lloyd Dalrymple, a Scottish American and a former military officer, and Wilma Billones-Dalrymple. She attended high school at the O. B. Montessori Center in Las Piñas, from which she graduated on March 29, 2007. She then went on to study export management at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and aimed to attend university in the United States. She obtained a “Masters in Business Administration” from Hult International in 2014.
She began her career in show business in 1997 after her famous television commercial of Jollibee “Isa pa-isa pang chicken joy”. Her acting skills earned her minor roles in some movies, through which she began to receive wider recognition. Her first movie, “Haba-baba-doo, puti-puti-poo!” which aired in 1998, brought her alongside fellow child actress Camille Prats. Following the appearance, she was given a role in “Tong tatlong tatay kong pakitong-kitong”, which was released that same year. The following year she starred in three movies: “Type kita, walang kokontra”, “Tik Tak Toys My Kolokotoys”, and “Wansapanataym”. After participating in subsequent movies, she began to star in television series in 2001.
The first, entitled “Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan”, featured co-star Claudine Barretto, and lasted from 2001-2003. While doing that series, she was given another role in “Eto na ang susunod na kabanata” with Roderick Paulate. In 2003, she starred as Jericho Rosales’ sister in the phenomenal hit “Sana’y Wala Nang Wakas”. Later that year, she also played alongside comedy queen Ai-Ai de las Alas in the hit movie and sitcom “Ang Tanging Ina”. Afterward, she did additional movies and eventually her last show Spirits with other teen contract stars of Star Magic. She announced her retirement from show business in 2004. She has returned in showbiz from her retirement and has included in the casts of Ang Tanging Ina Ninyong Lahat and Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na ‘To!).
She now works as a manager in the Center of Excellence in Viacom in New York. It was just recently when she introduces to the public her foreigner boyfriend. A lot of netizens dubbed him as “Prince Charming”. It garnered an enormous number of comments and reactions from the public and that they really looked beautiful together. Are we going to hear wedding bells very soon?