|Was||Comedian, Actor, Singer|
|Type||Film, Television, Stage and Radio, Humor, Music|
|Birth||10 April 1959, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines|
|Death||10 September 2016, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines (aged 57 years)|
Teresita Joy De Leon-Viado (April 10, 1959 – September 10, 2016) was a Filipino actress, singer, and comedian known for playing Lola Paula in Luv U, Bebot in Kokey at Ako, and Aling Gloria in Cinco. She was born in Manila, Philippines.
Viado was raised in Pasig. She began her career as part of the children’s show Eskwelahang Munti, not until she won the grand prize in the Fe S. Panlilio Scholarship singing contest in 1994, signifying her start of her singing career. In mid 1990s, she became part of the hit children’s show Ang TV. In 2000, she appeared and hosted IBC-13’s noontime variety show, Chow Time.
She acted in theater plays, horror, drama, romance and comedy films. She also appeared in several television shows, particularly from ABS-CBN.
- You’re Still The One (Last film appearance)
- Shake, Rattle & Roll XV(Segment: Flight 666)
- My Illegal Wife
- Moron 5.2: The Transformation
- The Trial
- Da Possessed
- A Thief, a Kid & a killer
- Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy
- Four Sisters and a Wedding
- Bromance: My Brother’s Romance
- Suddenly It’s Magic
- Moron 5 and the Crying Lady
- Babang Luksa
- Cinco (Segment: Paa)
- Of All The Things
- Who’s That Girl?
- Petrang Kabayo
- BFF: Best Friends Forever
- Si Techie, si Teknoboy at si Juana B
- Desperadas 2
- Zsazsa Zaturnnah
- Mr. Suave
- Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw
- Bulaklak Ng Maynila
- Wanted Perfect Murder
- Patikim ng Pinya
- Ang TV Movie: The Adarna Adventure
- Alfredo Lim: Batas ng Maynila
- Isang Kahig, tatlong tuka
Viado died on 10 September 2016 at Quezon City General Hospital following a heart attack. She was diagnosed with diabetes in almost three decades, and underwent four debridement surgeries to remove the wounds she suffering on her legs due to diabetes complications and to save her from possible amputation.