Filipino actress Angelica Panganiban got a very early Christmas present this year when the former child star was reunited with her long-lost father, an American whom she has never met. She was adopted at a young age.

A very sexy Angelica Panganiban

The meet-up had Twitter abuzz last night, where her fans watched the touching scene on The Buzz with tears in their eyes.

The video episode was an interview by host Boy Abunda with Angelica Panganiban regarding her reported meeting person to person with her biological father, a certain Mr. Charlson in the U.S.

Angelica Panganiban with her long-lost dad

In the video, Angelica appeared very emotional, shedding tears of joy. She looked very happy and said that the meeting with her father was the happiest moment of her life.

She spent 5 days with her dad and they watched one of her movies I Love You Goodbye.

Movie poster for I Love You Goodbye

Angelica Panganiban is a Filipino television and film actress. She was born on November 4, 1986, in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Angelica Panganiban

She finished elementary school in 1999 at St. Vincent in Teachers Village, Quezon City, and high school at 2003 at St. Vincent, West Avenue.

She attended college at Thames International Business School, majoring in Mass Communication. However, she had to stop during her sophomore year due to showbiz commitments.

Angelica is a member of ABS-CBN’s elite circle of homegrown talents properly named Star Magic. She started her career in showbiz at age 6 with her first show Ang TV in ABS-CBN.

She starred in the 2007 movie A Love Story with Aga Muhlach and Maricel Soriano, produced by Star Cinema. Angelica was one of the lead stars of ABS-CBN’s “Iisa Pa Lamang.”

She is currently in a relationship with actor and model Derek Ramsay.

Angelica Panganiban and Derek Ramsay