Jay Manalo
Filipino actor
Jay Manalo
Jay Manalo is a Filipino actor of Filipino-Vietnamese descent. Although born in Saigon, Vietnam, he was raised in Tondo, Manila, Philippines.
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What is wrong with them? - Tempo
Google News - over 5 years
JAY MANALO – Jay has been a dependable actor, an intense performer with a highly-charged physical attraction. He is versatile – acquitting himself superbly in all genre especially in adult drama. It is just a big wonder that save for his sporadic
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Free movies on Rizal's birthday - Inquirer.net
Google News - over 5 years
Also in the cast of “Sisa” are Jay Manalo, Christian Vasquez, Jao Mapa, Jeffrey Hidalgo and Chinggoy Alonso. Alan Paule plays Rizal. “The movie depicts the life of Sisa symbolizing how Filipino women were victims of our culture and society during
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Susan says feud with Amalia not personal - Journal Online
Google News - over 5 years
“Ang request ko, up to 12 midnight lang, but I understand kung may inaapura and I have to stay beyond that, like kung may aalis so we have to advance some episodes when Alice Dixson went home to Canada for three weeks and Jay Manalo went to tape
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Jasmine Curtis-Smith knows her priorities - Philippine Star
Google News - almost 6 years
Regine Tolentino plays my mom while Ara Mina is my aunt, with Jay Manalo and Ramon Christopher as the villains who are pursuing JC and I. “During the fall break in Melbourne last April, I flew back here and finished all my remaining scenes in Manila
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jay Manalo
    THIRTIES
  • 2011
    Age 35
    Then of His Last Movie in 2011 Shake, Rattle & Roll 13 as Mar in Episode Rain Rain Go Away.
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  • 2007
    Age 31
    Manalo was released to the custody of his lawyer on July 6, 2007, a day after cracking a bomb joke while about to board a flight to Puerto Princesa, Palawan the morning of July 5.
    More Details Hide Details Prosecutor Ticyado ordered Atty. E. Teodoro to take him into custody. Manalo was removed from Philippine Air Lines (PAL) flight PR185 minutes before the aircraft was to take off at 8 a.m. from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminal. He told a flight attendant that there was a bomb in his backpack. The prosecutor found that Manalo was only cracking a joke and had no intention of carrying explosives nor harming any of the passengers in the Palawan-bound flight.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2005
    Age 29
    His breakthrough role in television is his portrayal in the soap opera, Vietnam Rose in ABS-CBN in 2005.
    More Details Hide Details He plays Miguel, a Vietnamese businessman who was Carina's (played by Maricel Soriano) first love. Though the performances of the cast were well-cited by critics, the ratings were disappointing. After Vietnam Rose, he was included in the cast of GMA's TV adaptation of Bakekang. He played Christoph, an actor and a love interest of the lead role, Bakekang, played by Sunshine Dizon and Valeria, played by Sheryl Cruz. Bakekang became one of the top-rated shows in the Philippines. He recently starred in his new action-adventure series on GMA titled Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan as Drigo, a Filipino version of Hessler of Shaider. Manalo was last seen in the teleserye FPJ's Ang Probinsyano on ABS-CBN. His father is a Filipino musician based in Vietnam during the war and there he met Jay's mother who is Vietnamese. After Jay was born they moved to Manila and, by the time he was five, his parents got separated and his mother was forced to leave him to his father Eustaquio G. Manalo jr. In 1981 his father went abroad to work as a musician/entertatiner leaving Jay to his grandmother. His father was reunited with him in 1993. His mother was reunited with him in 1995. His mother married a US Navy serviceman and his father continued in his music.
  • 1997
    Age 21
    Jay Manalo has been part of the cast of soap operas. His TV career started with the top-rated soap in 1997, Mula Sa Puso, (ABS-CBN) which starred Claudine Barretto.
    More Details Hide Details He followed it up with other appearances in soaps like Pangako Sa 'Yo (ABS-CBN) and Kung Mawawala Ka (GMA Network).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1996
    Age 20
    He became a lead in his second film, Paracale Gang, which was released in 1996 and followed by the movie Urban Rangers.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, he did a switch from action to sexy roles when he starred in the movie Gayuma opposite Aira Marie Nadurata. Possessing boyish looks and an oozing sex appeal, he became a staple of sexy movies in the Philippines, with the film Totoy Mola pushing him to sexy stardom. After Totoy Mola, he played lead in "bold flicks" like Kool Ka Lang, Kaliwat Kanan, Sakit sa Katawan, Bayad Puri, Bawal na Halik and Balahibong Pusa. By the turn of the century, his roles had become more serious and dramatic. His recent performances have been well received by movie critics, and he has won a number of acting awards in the Philippines. Some of his noticeable portrayals are in the films Prosti, Bayaran, Ang Huling Birhen sa Lupa, Hubog, Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita and Mano Po 3: My Love. He ventured into other film genres, having starred recently in comedies such as I Will Survive and Ako Legal Wife and in fantasy/horror films such as Gagamboy, Feng Shui, and his latest film Barang.
  • 1994
    Age 18
    His film debut was through the action movie Brat Pack in 1994 which starred Arman Menguito.
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  • OTHER
  • 1973
    Age -3
    Born on January 30, 1973.
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