Maricel Soriano (born Maria Cecilia Dador Soriano on February 25, 1965), also known as The Diamond Star, is a Filipina film and television actress. She has starred in films covering different genres including comedy, fantasy (Inday series), horror, suspense, action, romance and drama. She has appeared in hundreds of films and has appeared in various blockbuster hits.
In addition to being an actress, Soriano is also a singer and has recorded several songs including the theme song of her movie Oh My Mama in 1981. In 1987, she performed a sold out concert at the Araneta Coliseum; the show titled “Hello, Hello Maricel”.
Besides her acting work Soriano has also been a recording producer owning Diamond Star Records in 1994 with Manny Valera and dissolved later on one of her hit recording groups Civil Eyes was a big group as well from 1994-1998