Gilda Olvidado (born 9 August 1957 in Cebu City, Cebu) is a Filipino movie and television writer, and melodrama novelist. Her novels have been turned into live-action movies by VIVA Films, and also been remade for television through Sine Novela.
Olvidado’s parents are Gregorio Tan and Guarda Olvidado. She lived and received early education in Maranding, Lanao del Norte, Northern Mindanao. Olvidado is the wife of Ruben Marcelino, a former editor-in-chief of the Atlas Publishing Company, with whom she had two children.