|Also known as:||Anna Marie Falcon, Anne Marie Jensen|
|Born:||September 17, 1982|
|Bra/cup size:||36D (80D)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Francine Prieto (born Anne Marie Jensen September 17, 1982) is a Filipina beauty queen, fashion model, product endorser, actress and former award-winning child star. She is of Norwegian descent and part Chinese.
Prieto studied B.S. Psychology at Adamson University but was unable to finish her degree when she joined show business.
Prieto began her career in the entertainment industry as a member of That's Entertainment. In her teen years, she showed the makings of a high-profile model that got her into the modeling industry. At 13, she was fielded in the Elite Model Search (formerly Look of the Year) and she emerged as one of the finalists. Top model Linda Evangelista flew into Manila to judge the search. At such a young age, she was expected to become one of the strongest models in the country standing shoulder to shoulder with professional models like Victoria Fidler, Karen Timbol, Phoemala Baranda, Pia Serrano and eventual winner Roleen Caralde.
Prieto, then known as Anna Marie Falcon burned the ramps and photoshoots with her stunning Eurasian features towering at 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) in her teen years. As a professional model at 14, she joined the Bodyshots competition and landed as 1st runner-up. It opened more doors for her in the modeling industry for years. Prieto represented the Philippines at the Miss South East Asia Peninsula International Pageant where she emerged as 2nd runner-up. In 2003, she was ventured into a major beauty contest, Binibining Pilipinas pageant. Unfortunately, even though she did well in the competition, she only managed to reach the Top 12 finalists.
As an actress, she did several sexy roles in her Seiko Films contract together with Diana Zubiri. Her biggest break was when she played Queen Avria in Etheria, the second book of Encantadia. She has also done comic roles in Bubble Gang, where she was one of the mainstays. She recently played Kuran, a villainess in Kamandag. She also played a supporting role as Aureana in Codename: Asero. In early 2009, she played Sheila, one of the villains in Ang Babaeng Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang. As of 2012, she played Mrs. Smith in Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo. Prieto then cut her contract with GMA-7. She is now a Kapamilya star, although her contract is non-exclusive. In 2010, she also portrayed a vampire co-revolutionary leader Imelda Fontanilla, in the supernatural thriller series Imortal.
Also in 2010, Prieto was the face model of Ever Bilena Cosmetics. Aside from being an actress, she was a radio presenter at DZMM TeleRadyo's program 'Ka-Date' together with Bobby Yan, which also aired on DZMM 630 simultaneously.
On March 26, 2010, Prieto's mother Amelia Falcon died at age 54 due to cancer of the uterus. Prieto has a paternal younger half-sister Vivian Marie Layno Jensen who lives in Oslo, Norway. She has a maternal older half-brother, while she has three more younger siblings from her stepfather - two brothers and one sister.
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