Charee Pineda, (born Crissha Charee Pineda on 27 September 1990) is a Filipina actress and one of ABS-CBN’s Star Magic artists. Her career began when she was cast as the “sweetilicious” girl on ABS-CBN’s defunct teen sitcom, Let’s Go. She is best known for playing the roles of Marissa Ocampo in Katorse and Jeri Cenarosa in Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Alyna where she was paired up with JM De Guzman.
She won her first major acting award via Alon, a Cinema One Originals 2008 entry, and bagged the Best Actress award besting several Filipina indie actresses. She’s known as the youngest recipient of the Best Actress award in Cinema One Originals.
Charee Pineda started out as a print ad model of beauty products and did freelance modeling jobs. She was discovered through her cousin Jennylyn Mercado. She first appeared as an actress in the GMA-7 afternoon drama show Ikaw Sa Puso Ko as the jealous Mirasol. Becky Aguila took her wings as manager and became a freelancer for a while, working for both network, ABS-CBN and GMA-7. In 2006, she was seen in the Kapamilya station and became a part of the Saturday Barkada show “Let’s Go” as Charie, the crush ng bayan. She was paired with majority of the guys in the show.Alex Gonzaga, Eda Nolan, Joem Bascon and Mikel Campos are graduates of the said show.
After her stint in Let’s Go, Charee accepted the offer of the Kapuso network to appear in the drama show Impostora as Trish, the other party of the Mart Escudero and Jennica Garcia loveteam. The writers decided to kill her character because of the conflict between GMA-7 and her manager, Becky Aguila. She then moved back to the Kapamilya network and appeared in Lovespell with Gee-Ann Abrahan, Mickey Perz and Bodie Cruz.
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