Manilyn Reynes Jimenez (born April 27, 1972 in Cebu, Philippines) is a Filipina actress and singer. Reynes is also considered a Philippine Pop Culture Icon from the 80's and also reaching her peak in The Music World as an O.P.M Icon with many Jukebox artists and Female Divas in the 90's in her status her songs have been also covered by many Filipino artists including fellow Cebuana-Visayan native and fan herself Sheryn Regis who revived the song Sayang Na Sayang in 2008 to pay homage to her fellow Visayan and was part of her final album as Regis took hiatus from the Entertainment Industry. Manilyn Reynes started as a child actress in 1982. She first appeared in the movie "To Mama with Love". A year after, she won her first best child actress award for the movie "Minsan May Isang Ina" where she portrayed the role of a child with epilepsy. As a child actress, she did movies with big stars like Nora Aunor, Dolphy, and Maricel Soriano. She was also gifted with a golden voice, which served as her passport to fame. She was first contracted with Ivory Records where she had two albums: "Apple Thoughts" and "Manilyn.. Christmas".