Boots Anson-Roa

Birthday: January 30th, 1945 Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines

María Elisa Cristóbal-Anson or Boots Anson-Roa (born January 30, 1945) is a Filipino actress, columnist, editor, and lecturer.

She was born on January 30, 1945. Anson-Roa, a Bicolana, is the eldest daughter of post-war matinee idol Oscar Moreno, then known as the Robert Taylor of the Philippines, and Belen Cristobal, a descendant of Epifanio de los Santos. She finished her primary and secondary education at the posh Assumption Convent in Herran St., Manila. Her younger brother, Alvin Anson (born October 20, 1962; Manila) was also a lead actor and model. Anson-Roa was married to Pete Roa, her co-host in the series Dance-o-Rama from 1964 until his death in 2007. They have four children: Leah Cuevas, Joey, Chiqui Roa-Puno, and Ben from whom they have nine grandchildren. On November 30, 2013, she was engaged to lawyer Francisco "King" Rodrigo Jr., son of Senator Francisco Soc Rodrigo; They married on June 14, 2014.