Friday, June 3, 2011
Dennis Trillo Profile
Name: Dennis Trillo
Birthday: May 12, 1981
Occupation: Actor / Singer
Abelardo Dennis Florencio Ho (born May 12, 1981 in Quezon City, Philippines), more widely known as Dennis Trillo is a television singer and film actor in the Philippines. His film debut was in Aishite Imasu (Mahal Kita) 1941. He is currently an artist of GMA Network. In 2006, he won three Best Actor trophies.
His career in entertainment started in 2000 at ABS-CBN, when he was introduced in the 10th batch of ABS-CBN's Star Circle (now known as Star Magic). He was seen in the television soap opera Pangako Sayo & Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan where he played the confidante of one of the lead stars.
He used to be in a rock band called Moyg.
He transferred to GMA Network wherein he became one of its contract stars. He was cast in several television outings like Kahit Kailan, Twin Hearts and Love to Love.
In 2004, he became one of the lead stars in the telefantasya (fantasy-themed TV series) Mulawin. He made his film debut in Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita, where he portrayed a cross-dressing spy for the Hukbalahap during the advent of the Japanese invasion in World War II. For Aishite Imasu, he received several awards and citations including Best Supporting Actor from the 30th Metro Manila Film Festival and Best Actor trophies from the Film Academy of the Philippines, the PMPC Star Awards For Movies, and the Young Critics Circle. He was also included in the third installment of Mano Po.
In 2005 Trillo was part of the TV adaptation of the Mars Ravelo comic, Darna, where he played the love interest of both the titular super-heroine as well as her archenemy Valentina. He was later part of the drama anthology Now and Forever: Agos. That same year he reprised his role for Mulawin: The Movie, and was also in the film Blue Moon. He won best actor trophies that year.
Trillo was again cast as a lead in Etheria, where he portrayed the Sapirian prince, Raquim. Midway through the series, GMA Network management announced that Trillo would be pulled out of Etheria to once again star in Majika, another fantasy-themed television series, but Trillo was allowed to complete Etheria.
Aside from his television show, Trillo also starred in the horror-suspense film Pamahiin. GMA also included him as a co-host for the network's noontime show "SOP" where he also plays drums as part of the show's Starband. He made a "Lenten Presentation" in GMA-7 entitled "Unico Hijo" which he played the role of Agnes, son of a well-known politician in their province who is gay, and has AIDS.
On 2007, Trillo was started doing Kulam for Regal Films. On August 21, 2007, he started taping for GMA-7's fantaserye Zaido.
On April 27, 2008, 5,000 spectators viewed the "Battle of Mactan" play, with Dennis Trillo playing Ferdinand Magellan at the Mactan, Cebu Shrine,.
On May 12, 2008, Dennis Trillo joined an afternoon soap, Pablo Gomez's "Magdusa Ka".
In Late 2008, Trillo starred in "Gagambino" where he played the main character. The series ended in early 2009.
In 2009, after Gagambino, he starred in the comedy, "Adik Sa'Yo" and as Pancho in Darna. Trillo replaced Dingdong Dantes as one of the hosts in StarStruck V.
In 2010, Trillo began co-hosting the GMA Variety Program, Party Pilipinas. He appeared on Sine Novela Presents: Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak. In 2011, he appeared on the GMA Fantaserye, Dwarfina .
Trillo was born to Florita Florencio Ho and Abelardo Leslie Ho. He is of Chinese descent. Trillo finished his high school in Jose Abad Santos Memorial School in Quezon City, and he spent his grade school years Grade 1-7 at the Ateneo De Manila University. He has a B.A. in International Studies from Miriam College.
Trillo has a son with beauty queen Carlene Aguilar born in September 2007.