Francine Prieto is Anna Marie Falcon Prieto in real life. She was born on September 29, 1981 and is of Filipino and Norwegian descent.
Francine came to show business very early in her life. She became a member of That's Entertainment in her teen years. Her experience in that program proved to be very beneficial in her showbiz career because that honed her early career in showbiz that made her today.
While having her career in TV, Francine Prieto also realized her dream - modelling. Francine was only 13 years old when she became a finalist in elite Model Search. It was that fate that many observers noticed her beauty, a towering 5'9 European beauty.
After that experience, Francine was featured in various ramps and photo shoots and she started making her own money via modelling and started to realize her dreams of becoming a professional model. Then she joined the Bodyshots competition and she landed as the first runner up for the contest.
More critics noticed her and urged her to join the prestigious Binibining Pilipinas Contest. After getting her nod to join the pageant, there were various critics who were predicting that Francine Prieto could capture the crown or at least, one of the major titles of the pageant. But unfortunately, Francine ony managed to reach the top fifteen finalists.
Although Francine was not able to gra any of the major titles in the said pageant, that opened more opportunities for her in the show business. Her beauty captivates a lot of audiences especially the male group that made her to be one of hte hottest bold stars during that time.
Francine Prieto showed a lot of skin in her movie Liberated with Diana Zubiri, who is also a bold star. The success of that film triggered the sequel Liberated 2 and that film also made to the box office records. She also appeared in other bold films such as Patikim ng Pinya 2, Bikini Open, Bridal shower and Silip.
Because of her acting prowess, she was also featured in other wholesome films such as Enteng Kabisote 4, iskul Bukol: 20 Years After and Atang Family. But before she became Francine Prieto (her first screen name was Anna Marie Falcon), she made evarious movies like Abuso, Imbestigasyon kay Lolita Macarena, Thalia, Tukso Layuan Mo Ako 2, Sobra Talaga Over, Divine Mercy sa Buhay Ni Sister Faustina, Darna, Hindi Laruan and Puso and Life Story of Sister Fatima kowalska.
Although she was featured in varoius movies in different genres, it was the small tube where Francine Prieto became a household name in the Philippines. She started her career in GMA Network with Love To Love and her long stint in Bubble Gang also started here. Then the big break came when she was casted to play the role of Queen Avria in Etheria, the second book of the hit fantasy series Encantadia.
Francine's acting prowess was noticed and she was featured as teh villainess in Kamandag opposite hunk Richard Gutierrez. She also played supporting role in Codename: Asero, also a Richard Gutierrez starrer. She was also featured in a Marian Rivera - Dingdong Dantes starrer Ang Babaeng Hinugot sa Aking Tadyang.
Francine was also popular in her portrayal of the villainess roles as Lucifera, Lucy and Babaeng Tuod in the hit series Darna featuring Marian Rivera. Then Francine Prieto made a career switch and shifted to the Kapamilya Network. Francine so far has been featured in three Kapamilya series Kung Tayo's Magkakalayo, Precious Hearts Romances and Imortal.