Piolo has been a constant proof that being in the business for quite a long time is never a barrier in making an actor’s star shine even brighter. His successful concerts, platinum record albums and endless product endorsements are apparent substantiations that he is and would still be an icon.
It is not easy to maintain once radiance in showbiz but, this award-winning actor has done it. His remarkable debut performance as Primo in the movie ‘Mila’ made way for the countless opportunities to pour, making Piolo one of the most charismatic and paramount leading men of the entertainment world today.
In 2002, he received a rare grand slam feat for portraying the role of Eliazar Bartolome, an activist during the Marcos regime on Dekada ’70, together with Vilma Santos and Christopher de Leon. He has hollowed out a total of eight awards from all existing award-giving bodies that time in the Best Supporting Actor category. His outstanding portrayal in Lobo made way for him to get the Best Actor Award in the 22nd PMPC Star Awards For Television last 2008. Last year, he starred in ‘Manila’, an indie film about a drug addict named William who tried to reconnect with the people close to him.
Piolo’s talent does not end in front of the camera, he was able to produce a number of projects including the hit comedy film ‘Kimmy Dora’ starring Eugene Domingo.
Not only his career boomed as an actor, Piolo has also established himself as a soulful singer. In 2003, he released his first album, My Gift, and then had a series of concerts which went successful. This hunk actor also released his sixth album recently called “Decades: Songs from 50s, 60s and 70s,” still under Star Records, which consecutively reigned the Odyssey sales chart during the first few months after its release.
On the small screen, notable roles were given life by Piolo such as Oslec (Mangarap Ka), Adrian (Sa Piling Mo), Noah (Lobo) and Carlo (Lovers in Paris) which enabled him to expound his limitations as an actor.
Piolo will be playing the role of ‘Mikael’, a police who will lose his son in an accident that changed the course of their lives. Also starring in the said series is Zaijan Jaranilla, the child wonder who is popularly known as Santino. From an angelic boy in May Bukas Pa, his character will change into a boy who was raised in the wild.
The theme song for the most-awaited fantaserye, sung by Piolo, was penned by renowned singer-composer, Ogie Alcacid, entitled “Kahit Malayo Ka”.
Indeed, the ultimate leading man is back to unleash his superb acting skills in the upcoming series soon to captivate your hearts, ‘Noah,’ soon on ABS-CBN.