Geraldine Schaer Bonnevie-Savellano or simply Dina Bonnevie is a 56-year old actress from Quezon City. Before joining in the show business industry, Ms. D as she was popularly called, won as first-runner in the Miss Magnolia 1979 Beauty Contest. She was born on January 27, 1961, to a Swiss mother and a French-Italian-Filipino father named Honesto Bonnevie. Her beauty was admired by many Filipinos as well as her acting prowess that results in several awards, recognition, and nominations that she had. After winning a beauty contest, she was launched in her “Temptation Island” project. She also had a remarkable role in Joey Gosiengfiao’s “Katorse”. She was also known as Corazon in “Halik sa Dibdib”, Christine in “Magdusa Ka” and Rachel Suarez in “Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak” and many more other films that earned her several recognitions and awards.
She also had assignments in Viva Films including, “Sana’y Wala ng Wakas” (1986), “Alabok sa Ulap” (1987), “Ang Lahat ng Ito Pati ang Langit” (1989), “Ang Babaing Nawawala sa Sarili” (1990); “Kung Kasalanan Man” (1990), “Gumapang ka sa Lusak (1990). She also had several acting nominations in her following projects: 1987 “Maging Akin Ka Lamang” (Be Mine), 1988 in “Huwag Mong Itanong Kung Bakit” (Don’t Ask), 1990 in “Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak” (Dirty Affair), and 2004 “Bridal Shower”.
Recently, her photo went viral on social media earning countless comments and reactions from the netizens. Her throwback photo when she was younger surprised everyone as she doesn’t seem to age at all. Even at 56 years old, she still has that admirable beauty she had when she was still in her younger years. The said viral photo was from a certain Ssenh Pascua and had captioned it that the actress beauty was amazing even if the photo was captured in the 80s.
What a great inspiration she is to many women out there who sometimes forget to take care of their own self and even their body and their own health. Even though she left show business for quite some times, she still has that amazing beauty and aura that she had in her younger years.