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Belle Mariano becomes first Filipino woman to win Outstanding Asian Star at Seoul Drama Awards

  • Actor Belle Mariano became the first Filipino woman to win Outstanding Asian Star at the Seoul International Drama Awards on Thursday.
  • Mariano won the award for her lead role in the 2021 television series “He’s Into Her.”
  • Only four other actors received the award this year as well: Alice Ko from Taiwan, Yusei Yagi from Japan, Wallace Chung from China and Krit Amnuaydechkorn from Thailand.     
  • In her acceptance speech, Mariano opened by emphasizing that she is proud to be Filipino.  

Actor Belle Mariano made history on Thursday as the first Filipino woman to win Outstanding Asian Star at the 17th Seoul International Drama Awards.

While some Filipinos have won the award in the past, Mariano is the first Filipino woman to do so. She won for her lead role in the acclaimed TV series “He’s Into Her.”