5 celebrities you never knew played the coveted Darna role

5 celebrities you never knew played the coveted Darna role

Darna is expected to fly again very soon, and while Star Cinema is still said to be looking for the new Darna, names float around.

The coveted role of the Flying Pinay with her legendary first flight in 1962 is considered by many as a surefire ticket to fame in the showbiz industry.

The new Darna star is still currently being debated, but KAMI.COM.PH has deemed it appropriate to remind everyone that several other Darna had also taken off to save the oppressed.

Here are some of the Darna stars who had starred in this over-rehashed superhero story:

1. Gina Pareno (1969) in Darna at ang Planetman

Gina Pareno

This performance featured the first time when the actress playing Darna also portrayed her other alter-ego Daria.

2. Lorna Tolentino (1977)

Lorna Tolentino

This version brought Darna to television by RPN-9 (then called KBS 9) in 1977.

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3. Dolphy (1978) in Darna Kuno

Comedy King Dolphy

One of the best-selling movie version, this 1978 version was the first and only one which features a 'beki' Darna.

4. Rio Locsin (1980) in Bira Darna Bira

Rio Locsin

The only Darna movie that did not do well in the box office, Rio Locsin's 1979 version was the first one where Ding made an appearance.

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5. Sharon Cuneta (1986)

Sharon Cuneta

Megastar Sharon Cuneta also flew as Darna in a cameo appearance for the 1986 Captain Barbell's movie starring Herbert bautista and Edu Manzano.

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