Maria Lourdes Egger dela Cruz, better known by her screen name Angelika dela Cruz (born October 29, 1981), is a Filipina actress and singer of Italian-Austrian-Filipino descent. She has appeared in a lot of television shows and movies, mostly with ABS-CBN, and has recorded a couple of albums as well.
More about Angelika dela Cruz:
* She has dark brown hair and eyes.
* Her openly-gay father, Ernesto dela Cruz, is Filipino while her mother, German language teacher Angelika Egger, is Italian-Austrian. She got her screen name from the latter.
* She currently resides in Malabon, Metro Manila.
* Her younger half-sister Mariko, who is better known by her nickname Mika, is an up-and-coming child actress.
* She has two younger brothers named Edward and Erick. Edward is the lead singer and guitarist for the boy band Freshmen.
* Height: 5'2" (1.57m).
* She started her career in 1995.
* She was considered for the role of Eden in Panday, but it eventually went to Heart Evangelista.
* She was offered the role of Alena in GMA 7's Encantadia, but had to turn down the role due to her existing contract with ABS-CBN. It went to Karylle instead.
* She was offered the role of Pacita in Super Inggo, but turned it down due to the nature of the role itself. It eventually went to Angelu de Leon.
* She is the Season 1 winner of Shall We Dance? The Celebrity Dance Challenge, a ballroom dancing contest.
* She used to be the girlfriend of fellow actors Jericho Rosales, Victor Neri and the late Miko Sotto. She is currently dating a non-showbiz man named Orion.
* She was linked to Erik Santos and to Keempee De Leon.
* She sang the tagalog version of Sailormoon theme "Sana'y Di Na Magwakas".
* She had her first screen kiss in the movie Hari ng Selda: Anak ni Baby Ama 2 with Robin Padilla.