PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT FIDEL V. RAMOS presented
the OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS IN THEATER AWARD to Bernardo
at the Centennial Celebration of the Faculty of Philosophy / Arts and Letters
(Royal and Pontifical University of Santo Tomas, Manila).
Literary giants such as Rolando S. Tinio and F. Sionil Jose
were among the other awardees.
MOST OUTSTANDING PHILETS/ARTLETS ALUMNUS IN THEATER
Centennial Alumni Awards Centennial Celebration,
Faculty of Arts and Letters
UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS
"WITH HONORS. Bringing honor to those who brought honor…
These men and women, Philet/Artlet all, have turned our world
into a richer, grander terra firma – of wonders artistic
and enquiries philosophical, of faith deeper and justice unequivocal,
of private crusades unceasing and public service honest,
of words transforming and images unforgettable.
These are the men and women of letters, and of Thomasian immortality."
-ERLI P. MENDOZA
Grand Alumni Homecoming
MOST OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS
Ben Tupaz Award for Arts and Culture
UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION and FACULTY CLUB of the
FACULTY OF ARTS AND LETTERS
"For his distinguished work in the performing arts,
thereby bringing honor and prestige to his Alma Mater,
the University of Santo Tomas."
THOMASIANS, USA NOBILITY AWARD
Honored as one of five distinguished recipients
by the US based award-giving body.
Given to outstanding alumni of the Royal and Pontifical
University of Santo Tomas for their"outstanding achievements and
contributions in their field of specialization and
in the service of society."
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN THEATER
Tony Vizmonte, Publisher
"For defining the essence of Filipino American spirit
and its quest for creative excellence."
Hollywood Celebrity Centre
CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
California Legislature Assembly
Commendation from Speaker Herb J. Wesson for "selfless contributions
to Filipino Americans and the Southern California community"
BEST ACTOR AWARD was given to Bernardo "for delivering
an unforgettably trenchant performance filled with much vitality
and passion"(Mario Bautista, Manunuri) as Manay in ISHMAEL BERNAL’S
seminal film MANILA BY NIGHT, aka CITY AFTER DARK
2005 FILIPINAS MAGAZINE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Annual awards which recognizes the accomplishments of the advocates,
role models, and movers and shakers in the
Given by the nationally-circulated US monthly glossy that has helped
dispel stereotypes and provide useful news for the second-largest
Asian group in America, Filipinos and Fil-Americans.
Previous Entertainment Awardees include singer Jocelyn Enriquez;
actors, Tia Carrere, Lou Diamond Philips, Rob Schneider;
film director, Gene Cajayon and scriptwriter John Manal Castro ("The Debut");
and David Maquiling ("Too Much Sleep"), the only Fil-Am in the Directors Guild
of America; and Hollywood producer, Dean Devlin("Independence Day,"
"The Patriot," and "Stargate").
BEST ACTOR URIAN AWARDS
as Manay in MANILA BY NIGHT
A film by Ishmael Bernal
Golden Standard Critics’ Choice — from the Philippines’ society
of respected film critics (MANUNURI NG PELIKULANG PILIPINO)
that hands out the annual GawadUrian in cinematic excellence.
Also known as CITY AFTER DARK, Bernal’s film was also
named One of the Ten Best Films of the last 25 years
in Philippine cinema.
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
HALL OF FAME AWARDS
Via Times Magazine
Veronica Leighton, Publisher
BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
Finalist, JEFF AWARDS
Cast of THE ROMANCE OF MAGNO RUBIO
Victory Gardens Theatre
BEST MALE PERFORMER
Hotel and Nightclubs
11th ALIW AWARDS
Philippine Entertainment Awards
Previous winners in this category include Gary Valenciano,
Martin NIevera, Leo Valdez and Basil Valdez.
"Our nation is rich in natural talent. That talent shines brightly
now in the glow of recognition bestowed on our country’s most
-CORAZON C. AQUINO
President of the Philippines
11th ALIW AWARDS
BEST CHILDREN’S TELEVISION SHOW
CATHOLIC MASS MEDIA AWARDS
Philippines-Children’s Television Workshop (CTW)/
NY Sesame Street
A CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION from the Office of the Governor
Kenny C. Guinn of Nevada was given to Bernardo on
August 21, 2005, saying:"The State of Nevada
is honored to welcome extraordinary performers to the
Silver State. We recognize your phenomenal talent,
and wish you continued success in your future endeavors."
American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco:
Ed Hastings, Nagle Jackson, Duncan Ross
Inner City Cultural Institute, Los Angeles:
University of California, Santa Barbara:
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art:
Zeneida Amador, Baby Barredo
Tanghalang Pilipino/Cultural Center of the Philippines:
Nonon Padilla, Pico Berkowitch
Actors’ Workshop Foundation, Inc:
LauriceGuillen, Gina Alajar,
Mario Taguiwalo, Abbo de la Cruz
UNDERSCORING HIS COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECTS, Good Shepherd Ambulance Director for Marketing BERNARDO BERNARDO was given
the BAYANI AWARD 2012 for "personifying the Bayanihan spirit." The award was given during the
–SouthBay Los angeles Area last Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Los Angeles Harbor College.
Presenters of the awards were City of Carson Mayor Jim Dear and Congressperson Laura Richardson of the 37th District
The FILIPINAS MAGAZINE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for Entertainment
is presented to Bernardo on June 3, 2005 by Patrick McAllister,
Senior Region Sales Manager, Region IX, of Anheuser-Busch, Inc.
(Makers of Bud Beer).
Master of Arts in Dramatic Arts
University of California, Santa Barbara (1969)
Bachelor of Literature in Journalism
Minor in Public Relations,
Faculty of Arts and Letters
University of Santo Tomas (1966)
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
under a British Council Grant (1976)
American Conservatory Theater
San Francisco, California
Summer Workshop (1970)
Pacific Conservatory Theater
Santa Maria, California
Summer Workshop (1971)
Inner City Cultural Institute
Los Angeles, California
Summer Workshop (1969)
Actors’ Equity, AEA, (2004- )
Alliance of Committed Artists in the Performing Arts of the Philippines (ACAPP),
Acting Vice President,(1993-)
Organization of Filipino Performers (OPM),
Vice President, Internal (1994-95)
Actors’ Workshop Foundation,
KatipunanngmgaArtistangPelikulang Pilipino at Telebisyon (KAPPT),