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Bing Pimentel remembers Mark Gil, shooting ‘Batch ’81’

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BING Pimentel (left) first met Mark Gil at a fashion show for a department store. But she “didn’t think much” of him because she was dating another actor then. photo: Cesar Hernando

Actress Bing Pimentel’s memories of the late actor (her former husband) Mark Gil and filming Mike de Leon’s “Batch ’81” are nothing if not vivid.

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Barbra Streisand visits Hill for heart disease

Barbra Streisand. AP FILE PHOTO

Barbra Streisand appealed Wednesday to U.S. lawmakers for more funding and research devoted to women and heart disease, calling it the No. 1 killer of women even as most research into the disease focuses on men.

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For the least of these, our brethren

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EWAN McGregor hiked for days to deliver vaccines in the Himalayas. www.unicef.org.uk

Quite a number of celebrities have lent their names to important advocacies to make the world a better place, especially for the poorest of the poor. But, we daresay that few have given as much of their time and energy as Ewan McGregor for the Unicef immunization project called the Cold Chain Mission.   Last […]

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Lexi Fernandez: Panicky villainess

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Witnessing her mother’s battle with breast cancer scarred young actress Lexi Fernandez, to say the least.

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New lease on life for Liezl

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MARTINEZ. In full remission.

If you look at Liezl Martinez now, you wouldn’t believe that she was ever afflicted with the big C. It was in 2008 when Albert Martinez’s wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. It recurred in 2011 and metastasized to her left lung.

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