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LUCY Torres-Gomez

BOOTS IS FIRST – Now it’s the “in thing” for actresses to use their married names. But let it be said that Boots Anson-Roa was the first to do so in the ’60s, when it was a no-no. And when widowed and she married Atty. King Rodrigo, Boots retained Roa but added Rodrigo. As in Boots Anson-Roa Rodrigo.

Her daughter Chiqui uses Roa-Puno, the congresswoman from Antipolo, replacing husband Robbie Puno.

MARRIED NAMES – Actresses who added husbands’ surnames to their monikers. As they come to mind.

Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez of Ormoc, married to Richard Gomez, of the same city in Leyte.

Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla.

Jolina Magdangal-Escueta.

Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo.

Regine Velasquez-Alcasid.

Marian Rivera-Dantes.

Gladys Reyes-Sommereaux.

Priscilla Mereilles-Estrada.

Dawn Zulueta-Lagdameo.

Danica Sotto-Pingris.

LJ Moreno-Alapag.

Gelli de Belen-Rivera.

Carmina Villaroel-Legaspi.

Lara Quigaman-Alcaraz.

Toni Gonzaga-Soriano.

Charlene Gonzalez-Muhlach.

Helen Gamboa-Sotto.

Bianca Gonzalez-Intal.

Heart Evangelista-Escudero.

Sharon Cuneta-Pangilinan.

Angeli Pangilinan-Valenciano.

Vilma Santos-Recto.

Lani Mercado-Revilla.

Pauleen Luna-Sotto.

Charo Santos-Concio.