Rio Locsin

Rio Locsin (born October 4, 1961) was born Maria Theresa Rosario Garcia Nayve with nickname "Ogie". She is a Filipina actress and model. She is the daughter of former actress Charito Garcia. She married Al Tantay, but they separated after a few years. She remarried to a former basketball player turned Evangelical Christian pastor, Padim Israel. She has three daughters. From the 1990s to the 2000s she was seen on television and in films.

Rio Locsin
Maria Theresa Rosario Garcia Nayve

(1961-10-04) October 4, 1961
OccupationActress; model
Years active1978-present

Locsin was launched to stardom in Regal Films' "Disgrasyada" (1978) which became a huge box-office hit. Since then, she was given roles which are sexy like "Menor de Edad" (1979), "Love Affair" (1979), "Ina, Kapatid, Anak (1979), "Rissa Jones" (1979), "Stepsisters" (1979), "Waikiki" (1980), "Disco Madhouse" (1980), "Manila by Night" (1980), "Unang Yakap" (1980), "Kambal sa Uma" (1980), "Kasalanan Ba" (1981), among others.

She also had the privilege of transforming to Darna via the low-budgeted, poorly-directed "Bira, Darna, Bira" (1979) with Romnick Sarmenta as Ding. In 1982, she essayed the role of a ghost in "Haplos" (1982) playing support to Vilma Santos. Other memorable roles were in movies, "Salawahan" (1979) "Working Girls" (1984); " Soltero" (1984); "Kailan Tama ang Mali?" (1985); "Kapag Puso ang Sinugatan" (1985); "Huwag Mo kaming Isumpa" (1985).

In 1981 to 1982, she topbilled an afternoon drama show over GMA-7 entitled, "Hiyas"

As a commercial model, she endorsed, "San-ing" and "Lyna" medicated products, including Bax jeans during the late 70s until early 80s.

She attended Siena College in Quezon City.


YearTitle(s)Role(s)Type of Role(s)Network
2019 Kargo Lola Tere Main role iWant
2019-presentHome Sweetie Home: Extra SweetTita OyaMain roleABS-CBN
2018Ngayon at KailanmanRosa Mapendo
BaganiDandanSupporting role
2017My Dear HeartLucing Magdangal-Estanislao
2016Dolce AmorePilita "Taps" Ibarra
2015My Faithful HusbandCarmen FernandezGMA Network
FlordeLizaImelda MaristelaGuest appearanceABS-CBN
Wansapanataym: My Kung Fu ChinitoMalu CalasiaoEpisode guest
2014My DestinyAmaliaSpecial participation roleGMA Network
Ikaw LamangGuadalupe "Lupe" Roque-Dela CruzSupporting roleABS-CBN
The Legal WifeEloisa Santiago
2013Kahit Nasaan Ka ManPauline's MotherGuest appearanceGMA Network
Maalaala Mo Kaya: MedalyaCarlos' MotherEpisode guestABS-CBN
2012Magpakailanman:The Glaiza de Castro StoryGlaiza's motherGMA Network
Magpakailanman:The Zendee Rose StoryJinky Tenerefe
Temptation Of WifeMinda SantosSupporting role
Makapiling Kang MuliMara Silvestre-Valencia
My BelovedLilyGuest appearance
Maalaala Mo Kaya: GayumaAliciaEpisode guestABS-CBN
2011Maalaala Mo Kaya: PassbookAnita
Rod Santiago's The SistersSocorro SantiagoExtended role / AntagonistTV5
Pablo S. Gomez's MacheteDivina LuceroSupporting role / AntagonistGMA Network
2010Maalaala Mo Kaya: SilbatoAzonEpisode guestABS-CBN
GrazildaMatildaSupporting role / Antagonist / ProtagonistGMA Network
Claudine: "Bingit Ng KaligayahanElijaEpisode guest
Maalaala Mo Kaya: School BuildingBelinda CruzABS-CBN
Habang May BuhayCora AlcantaraSupporting role
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: LubidJerome's MotherEpisode guest
Kambal sa UmaMilagros PereaSupporting role
Komiks Presents: Flash BombaRhodora LegazpiEpisode guest
2008Sineserye Presents: The Susan Roces Cinema Collection: MalignoSelya CortezGuest appearance
2007Pangarap Na BituinLena RamirezMain role / Antagonist
MargaritaAdora TrinidadMain role
Boys Nxt DoorNanay MyrnaExtended roleGMA Network
2006Crazy For YouMelbaSupporting roleABS-CBN
Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro PendukoVirgieEpisode guest
Gulong ng PaladCaridad "Idad" SantosSupporting role
2004Mangarap KaJacqueline Catacutan CarterSupporting role / Antagonist
2003Maalaala Mo Kaya: UnanDr. Perla PostigoEpisode guest
ButtercupElsaMain role
MaynilaVariousEpisode guestGMA Network
2002Ang Iibigin Ay IkawCitas AlmendrasSupporting role
1999MarinellaKatrinaMain role / AntagonistABS-CBN
1997Mula sa PusoCorazon RodrigoSupporting role


2015The Breakup PlaylistMarissa DavidStar Cinema and Viva Films
2014She's Dating the GangsterAthena Abigail's MomStar Cinema
2010Working GirlsSabel RosalesViva Films
Paano Na KayaTessie ChuaStar Cinema
2006You Are the OneMyra Ramos-GarciaStar Cinema
2004Minsan PaPacingMLR Films, Inc.
1997Calvento Files: The MovieNildaStar Cinema
1995Sarah... Ang Munting PrinsesaAmeliaStar Cinema
1986Working BoysJillViva Films
Bagets GangHilda LacsonAmazaldy Film Production
1984Working GirlsSabel RosalesViva Films
1982HaplosAuringMirick Films International
1980Manila by NightBeaRegal Films
1979Bira, Darna, Bira!Narda/DarnaMBM Productions
Kambal sa UmaVira and ElaRegal Films
DisgrasyadaMariaRegal Films
Ina Kapatid AnakErlindaRegal Films


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