Reynang Aswang

Laura Alejandro (real name: Laura Reyes-Alejandro), the Reynang Aswang (lit Queen of the Aswangs), is one of the main antagonist of the 2013 Philippine TV series Juan Dela Cruz. She is currently married to Samuel.

She was portrayed by Zsa Zsa Padilla.

She harbours vengeful feelings towards the Tagabantay and vows to kill him. She is willing to kill him at all cost even defying his husbands orders for the aswangs not to fight the Tagabantay. Her husband is in fact shielding the Tagabantay, Juan Dela Cruz, who is also Samuel's son and the prophesized Anak ng Dilim. She also seeks to kill Juan so that her son Kael will become the Anak ng Dilim. Laura is even willing to destroy the legitimacy of her husband's rule in order to acchieve her goals.

Her hatred towards the tagabantay grew when Juan killed her son Kael. A Peru-ha-possesed Agor offered her help and turn her into a manananggal, a winged-being that can detach her upper body.