Wanniarachchige Malini Senehelatha Fonseka, popularly as Malini Fonseka (Sinhala:මාලිනී ෆොන්සේකා) (born 30 April 1947, in Kelaniya) is a Sri Lankan film actress and former member of Sri Lanka Parliament, who became known as the "Queen of Sinhalese cinema". Her cinema career that has spanned Seven decades began with Tissa Liyansooriya's Punchi Baba in 1968.
She first became widely known when she won the 'Best Actress Award' at the 1969 National State Drama Festival This was followed by Sarasaviya Best Actress Awards for Hingana Kolla in 1980, Aradhana in 1982 and Yasa Isuru in 1983. She has won the Slim Nielsen Peoples' Award for the Most Popular Actress for a record twelve times in a row. In 2010, she was named by CNN as one of Asia's 25 greatest film actors of all time.
|Geburtsdatum:||30.04.1947 (♉ Stier)|