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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Piolo Pascual Biography

Piolo Pascual, Piolo Jose Nonato Pascual in real life, was born on January 12, 1977 to Filipino mother and a German-Spanish father. He has a son named IƱigo from his former girlfriend.

Piolo Pascual's acting career started in University of Santo Tomas when, as a Physical Therapy student, he joined the theatetrical group "Teatro Tomasino".

His first TV appearance is in Kuya Germ's "That's Entertainment". He also appeared in ABS-CBN's educational show ATBP as Kuya Miguel. His first big break in TV is "Sa Sandaling Kailangan mo Ako" where he received an Asian TV Awards Best Drama Actor nomination.

Piolo's first big movie break was the title role in "Lagarista" where he received his first Gawad Urian nomination for Best Actor. This movie was also exhibited in the toronto, Pusan and Hongkong Film festivals.

In 2009, Piolo started the year with the movie "Love Me Again (Land Down Under)" opposite Angel Locsin. They had a location shoot from the beautiful ranches of Bukidnon to as far as Australia. The movie was a box office hit and received positive reviews from movie critics.

Piolo and is also slated to be paired with KC Concepcion for the Philippine remake of the koreanovela "Lovers In Paris". A movie with KC is also lined up for them with a tentative working title "The Man I Loved" which is scheduled to hit the big screen in the middle of 2009.