Susan Roces was born on July 28, 1941 and her real name is Jesusa Purificacion Levy Sonora. A Filipino actress and widow of Fernando Poe, Jr. She was born to a French American mother and Spanish and Chinese descent father. On the 25th of December 1968, she married Fernando Poe, Jr. and they have an adopted daughter, former MTRCB Chairperson, namely Grace Poe.
Susan Roces was awarded Best Actress in FAMAS Award on 1997 from Maligno Movie Film and also won as Best Actress the following year from a movie “Gumising ka… Maruja”. In 2006, John en Shirley was televised on weekends that casted her as a main character of the show. Susan Roces is the True Queen of Philippines Movies due to her undeniable charm in Philippine cinema and television throughout the years. She is also known for the main role of Flora “Lola Kap” S. Borja-de Leon from FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano which began airing in ABS-CBN from September 28, 2015 to present.