Joem Bascon

Joseph Emmanuel Bascon, popularly known by the stage name Joem Bascon, (born August 29, 1986) is a Filipino actor. He is currently under ABS-CBN's talent management arm, Star Magic. He played several antagonistic roles.


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Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr. (July 25, 1928 – July 10, 2012), known by his stage names Dolphy, Pidol, and Golay (1944), was a Filipino comedian and actor. He is widely regarded as the country's King of Comedy for his comedic talent embodied by his long roster of works on stage, radio, television and movies.

Raymond Bagatsing

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Ramón "Raymond" San Diego Bagatsing III (born April 17, 1967) is a Filipino actor and model. He is most notable for the role of Jaime Laurel in the hit ABS-CBN series Pusong Ligaw.

Maja Salvador

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Maja Ross Andres Salvador (born October 5, 1988) is a Filipina actress, dancer, singer, model, occasional host and producer. She is currently under the management of ABS-CBN's Star Magic and is regarded as the "Dance Princess". In 2011, Salvador co-produced and portrayed the title role in the film Thelma, which earned her the Gawad Urian Award and the Film Academy of the Philippines Award for Best Actress. She is widely known for her roles in the TV series Nagsimula sa Puso, Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin, Ina, Kapatid, Anak, The Legal Wife, Bridges of Love and FPJ's Ang Probinsyano. In 2017, Salvador rose to prominence for her role as Lily Cruz / Ivy Aguas in Wildflower.

Cesar Montano

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Cesar Manhilot (born August 1, 1962), better known by his screen name Cesar Montano, is a Filipino actor, film producer and film director.

Jericho Rosales

Jericho "Echo" Vibar Rosales (born September 22, 1979) is an entertainer from the Philippines.

John Regala

John Paul Guido Boucher Scherrer is a Filipino actor, christian minister and environmentalist better known by his screen name as John Regala.

Paulo Avelino

Paulo Avelino (born Michael Lingbanan Avelino) is a Filipino actor, model, singer, and television presenter. He is known for his roles in Walang Hanggan, Honesto, Bridges of Love, and Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral (as Gregorio del Pilar).

Nida Blanca

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Dorothy Guinto Jones (January 6, 1936 – November 7, 2001), popularly known by her stage name Nida Blanca, was a Filipina actress. After a successful acting career in films during the 1950s, many of which are with actor Nestor de Villa, she gained further prominence in television for her role in the sitcom John en Marsha (1973–1990). Blanca starred in over 163 movies and 14 television shows during her 50-year career and was named one of 15 Best Actresses of all Time by YES! magazine.


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Cebu ( Sugbu) is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas (Region VII) region, and consists of a main island and 167 surrounding islands and islets. Its capital is Cebu City, the Queen City of the South, the oldest city and first capital of the Philippines, which is politically independent from the provincial government.

Model (person)

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The 1970s marked numerous milestones in fashion. Beverly Johnson was the first African American to appear on the cover of U.S. Vogue in 1974. Models, including Iman, Grace Jones, Pat Cleveland, Alva Chinn, Donyale Luna, Minah Bird, Naomi Sims, and Toukie Smith were some of the top black fashion models who paved the way for black women in fashion. In 1975, Margaux Hemingway landed a then-unprecedented million-dollar contract as the face of Fabergé's Babe perfume and the same year appeared on the cover of Time magazine, labelled one of the "New Beauties", giving further name recognition to fashion models.

Pornography and erotica in the Philippines

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Pornography in the Philippines is defined by Philippine law in the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines and Republic Act No. 7610. According to this Philippine legislation, pornography are illegal doctrines, publications, shows, and other similar material or portrayals that advocate human immorality, obscenity, and indecency. Philippine legislations penalize participation in these unlawful activities, which extend punishment to those that harbor abuse, exploitation, prostitution, and discrimination of children.

Carmina Villarroel

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María Carmina Villarroel Legaspi (née Muñiz; born August 17, 1975), better known by her screen name Carmina Villarroel or sometimes credited as Carmina Villarroel Legaspi, is a Filipina actress, television presenter, and former model.

Ian Veneracion

Stephen Ian López Veneración (born February 7, 1975) is a Filipino athlete, actor, pilot, and singer. He was a former talent of GMA Network and is currently an artist of ABS-CBN.

Antoinette Taus

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Antoinette Cherish Flores Taus, known as Antoinette Taus, is a Filipino-American television/movie/theater actress, singer, host and commercial model. Taus formerly worked as an exclusive talent of ABS-CBN from 1992 to 1996 and GMA Network from 1996 to 2004. She is the older sister of former child star now currently a DJ and TV Host, Tom Taus. Antoinette Taus was known for some of the roles she portrayed like as Anna Karenina "Anna" Serrano in Anna Karenina and as Bianca de Jesus in T.G.I.S. which she was first paired with Dingdong Dantes.

Dingdong Dantes

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This marked Dantes' first project with rival station and film archive Star Cinema, a division of ABS-CBN. It was also his first time to work with Kapamilya stars. He stated that he signed a one-film contract with Star Cinema to do the film and work with Kris Aquino. He did a primetime TV series My Beloved which aired on February 13, 2012. In June 2012, he was chosen to star in another MMFF Entry for 2012 in the film One More Try starring Kapamilya actors Angelica Panganiban, Angel Locsin and Zanjoe Marudo. It was Dante's second film with rival Star Cinema of ABS-CBN and was a comeback for Ruel S.

Dely Atay-Atayan

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Dely Atay-Atayan, also Adelaida Fernando, (March 17, 1914 – August 30, 2004), born Adelaida Marquez Fernando-Villegas, was a Filipina comedian and singer. Her career in entertainment spanned seven decades, beginning in bodabil and ending in television.

Marian Rivera

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The year marked Rivera's first lead role opposite Richard Gutierrez in My Best Friend's Girlfriend. In the same year, Dantes & Rivera debuted in One True Love, directed by Mac Alejandre. She also appeared in two Metro Manila Film Festival entries such as Shake, Rattle & Roll X, an omnibus horror trilogy in which she played "Nieves, The Engkanto Slayer", and Desperadas 2, a sequel of the 2007 film of the same with Rufa Mae Quinto, Iza Calzado, Ruffa Gutierrez, and Ogie Alcasid. She was among the third batch of stars honored in the Eastwood City Walk of Fame located in Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City in 2008.

Paolo Contis

Contis was part of a newest GMA 7 Afternoon Drama, Little Star, marking his return to dramatic roles. He also became a guest-host of the game show Press It, Win It on GMA when original host Joey de Leon took a temporary leave of absence. De Leon later returned to host the show. In 2010, Contis returned to doing reality shows through Puso Ng Pasko: Artista Challenge, GMA's first Christmas reality show. In 2011, Contis recently work with his former teleseryes are Machete and Futbolilits. He has also hosted a game show again entitled Manny Many Prizes with his main host boxing champion and Cong. Manny Pacquiao.


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The Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards (also known as FAMAS Awards) are the annual honors given by the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS), an organization composed of prize-winning writers and movie columnists, for achievements in the Philippine cinema for a calendar year. Members of the academy including avid movie viewers, fans or enthusiasts will cast their votes on who should win the statuettes on different categories they were nominated. Established since 1952, it the oldest existing film industry award-giving body in the Philippines (as of 2013) and one of the oldest in Asia.

Panchito Alba

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Panchito Alba (born Alfonso Discher Tagle Sr.; February 25, 1925 – December 18, 1995) was a FAMAS Award-winning Filipino film actor who almost exclusively appeared in comedy roles. He was billed as either "Panchito Alba" or simply "Panchito". He was known for his swarthy looks and a prominent big nose, which was often the target of ridicule. Panchito frequently appeared as a comedic foil to Dolphy, with whom he was best friends in real life.

Katrina Halili

Maria Katrina Iren Pe Halili (born January 4, 1986), known professionally as Katrina Halili is a Filipina actress, commercial model and businesswoman. She made her screen debut via StarStruck, and became more popular until playing the main antagonist roles in Darna, Majika, MariMar, Sa Piling ni Nanay, D' Originals, Destiny Rose, The Stepdaughters, Pamilya Roces and her first anti-heroine role in TODA One I Love and becoming the protagonist in One Night Only, Gagambino, Magdusa Ka, Niño, Prima Donnas, and her roles in Magpakailanman. She was tagged as "Primera Kontrabida of the Philippines" last 2017.

Jennica Garcia

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Jennica Alexis Garcia-Uytingco (born December 26, 1989 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipina actress and daughter of veteran actress, Jean Garcia. She is now a freelancer signed to GMA Network and ABS-CBN. She is also one of the personalities/actors signed in the recently released channel, One PH.

Niño Muhlach

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Niño Muhlach (born Angelo Jose Rocha Muhlach, October 27, 1971) is a Filipino actor and former child actor. He is the father of Filipino child actor Alonzo Muhlach.

Kylie Padilla

Kylie Nicole Sicango Padilla-Abrenica (born 25 January 1993) is a Filipino-Australian actress, model, and recording artist. She is the daughter of actor Robin Padilla.