Birthday: March 4, 1969
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Born Marie Rachel Salman Taleon, Dawn is one of the Philippines' most talented dramatic actors, receiving numerous awards for her performance in different films in the 90s. Starting out her career as a fashion and commercial model at the age of 14. Her career received a huge boost when she was chosen for a toothpaste commercial that aired on Philippine television in the 80s. Later on, she became one of the regular female hosts of a popular variety show at that time. At the height of her career in 1997, Dawn decided to dim out her spotlight and become the loving wife of Davao House Representative Anton Lagdameo. Still considered as one of the most beautiful and glamorous actresses, Dawn enjoys her quiet family life with Anton and their kids, Jacobo and Ayisha in Davao. Though she decided to take in a few roles every so often after her comeback on Philippine television in 2011.