Marilou DIAZ-ABAYAMarilou DIAZ-ABAYA
Marilou DIAZ was born on March 30, 1955 in Quezon City, Metro Manila. She graduated at from Assumption College in Makati with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in 1976. She also studied at the Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California and completed the Film Course at the London International Film School in 1978. She married Manolo ABAYA, a cinematographer and an educator. She is the strongest female talent to emerge in Philippine cinema.