One of the beautiful faces to grace Philippine cinema is Hilda Koronel. I remember her and she was great in Lino Brocka’s “Insiang” and Mike de
Hilda (b. January 17, 1957), Susan Reid Moore in real life, was only 12 when she was introduced in 1969 in the movie “Leslie.” In 1970, she was launched to full stardom in “Haydee.” As a contract star of LEA Productions, she appeared in countless memorable movies. Despite her young age, she was cast in lead, young-adult roles in romantic dramas, among them, “Santiago” with FPJ, “Cadena de Amor,” “Now,” “Stardoom” and “Tubog sa Ginto.” She received her first FAMAS award for Best Supporting Actress in “Santiago,” the youngest to receive at 13.
Leslie (1969)- Stars Dante Rivero, Boots Anson-Roa and Liza Lorena/ with Chichay, Caridad Sanchez, Mary Walter/ Introducing Hilda Koronel/ Directed by Armando de Guzman
(From the book: Lino Brocka/His Life and Times/ 1993)
Haydee (1970)- Stars Gloria Romero, Luis Gonzales, Ed Finlan, Eddie Garcia, Ike Lozada, Chichay, Caridad Sanchez and Hilda Koronel in her first title role/ Directed by Armando de Guzman
Happy Hippie Holiday (1970)- Stars Hilda Koronel, Ed Finlan, Jay Ilagan, Mildred Ortega and Ike Lozada/ with Chichay, Carida Sanchez/ Directed by Tony Cayado
Santiago (1970)- Stars Fernando Poe, Jr., Boots Anson-Roa, Dante Rivero, Hilda Koronel/ with Jay Ilagan, Caridad Sanchez, Mildred Ortega, Mary Walter, Ruben Rustia/ Directed by Lino Brocka
Crush Ko si Sir (1971)- Stars Dante Rivero, Hilda Koronel and Jay Ilagan/ with Perla Bautista, Caridad Sanchez/ Introducing Walter Navarro/ Directed by Nestor U. Torre, Jr.
Cherry Blossoms (1971)- Stars Dante Rivero, Pilar Pilapil, Hilda Koronel and Nicholas Hammond/with Patricia Mijares, Mary Walter, Ruben Rustia/ Directed by Lino Brocka
Cadena de Amor (1971)- Stars Rosemarie, Dante Rivero, Hilda Koronel/ with Mary Walter, Nello Nayo, Patricia Mijares and Arnold Gamboa/ Directed by Lino Brocka
"Till Death Do Us Part" (1972)- Stars Hilda Koronel, Vict0r Laurel, Eddie Garcia, Marissa Delgado, Raul Aragon/ Introducing Pinky de Leon/ Directed by Ishmael Bernal
PX (1982)- Stars Hilda Koronel and Phillip Salvador/ with Leonard Urso/ Directed by Lino Brocka
Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan? (1982)- Stars Vilma Santos, Hilda Koronel and Dindo Fernando/ with Suzanne Gonzales, Alvin Joseph Enriquez/ Directed by Danny Zialcita