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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Richard Gutierrez: Diamond Hunk

name: Richard Kristian Rama Gutierrez
nick: Chard, Ricardo
bday: January 21, 1984 (Beverly Hills, California)
height: 5'11"
hobbies: basketball, boxing, martial arts
pet: Siberian Husky named "Ziggy"
fave actors: Albert Martinez, Cesar Montano, FPJ, Johhny Depp, Edward Norton, Sean Penn, Morgan Freeman
fave movies: Gladiator and Land Before Time (cartoon)
fave tv series: Heroes, Laws, Friends, That 70's Show
fave singer: Regine Velasquez
fashion icon: Tom Cruise
fears: Losing a loved one
pet peeves: traffic, back stabbers

Richard is the highest paid young actor in the Philippines today. His Mulawin stint started the whole telefantasya race. Aside from his modeling and acting, Richard is also busy with his hobbies. His interest in cars bore fruit in his latest venture, Events Management. Now, he is busy with 'Codename: Asero' as Grecko Abesamis the next expected teleserye hit and an untitled movie with KC Concepcion to be shot in Greece.

Richard is the son of former Philippine cinema matinee idol Eddie Gutiérrez and former actress turned talent manager Annabelle Rama. Richard has acted alongside his other brother Elvis on 'Sugo' (2005) as Miguel, Amante, Conde Vergonze; 'Lupin' (2007) as Lupin & 'Kamandag' (2007) as Vergel/Kamandag. He started as a child actor along with his twin brother Raymond Gutierrez.

Besides his twin brother Raymond, he has four other siblings: his only sister was former Ms. World 1st runner-up & actress Ruffa Gutierrez, brothers are Elvis, Rocky, and Ritchie Paul, an upcoming hip-hop musician.

He has two half-brothers (his father's sons from previous relationships): Tonton Gutierrez & Ramon Christopher.

Richard Gutierrez gained nationwide popularity through the fantasy series 'Mulawin' as Aguiluz when it began airing on August 2, 2004 and ended on March 18, the year after, where he was paired with Angel Locsin who played Alwina. The series solidified the number 1 place for GMA Network with a peak of nearly 50%. A feature length film was created, 'Mulawin: The Movie.' Then from the graphic novel by Mars Ravelo, Gutierrez played the role of Captain Barbel/Teng. The series lasted for 165 episodes (Richard's second longest to date). He also ranked No. 1 in Chalk Magazine's "50 Hottest Men in Philippine Showbiz" in 2005. And he received the 'German Moreno Youth Achievement Award' from Famas last 2004

His other tv projects include Mars Ravelos' Captain Barbell Meets Darna (2008) as Captain Barbell/Potenciano "Teng" Magtanggol/Arel, 'Kakabakaba Adventures' as Raffy The Vampire, 'Click Barkada Hunt'(2004) as host, Love to Love (season 1: Maid For Each Other as Ralph and season 2: My 1,2 Love as JM/Thomas)(2003), 'Habang Kapiling Ka'(2002) as Basilio Malvarosa, 'Click'(2001) as Enzo, 'ikaw lang Ang Mamahalin'(2001) as Inyigo. He has been with SOP since 2005 and Nuts Entertainment since 2003.

He recently appeared on 'My Monster Mom'(2008) and 'My Best Friend's Girlfriend(2008) as Primitivo 'Evo' Gonzales. His current/upcoming movie projects are 'When I Met You'(2009), 'For the First Time' (2008), and 'Dagaw'(2008) as Reden.

Here's a list of his other past projects:
'The Promise'(2007) as Daniel
'Mano Po 5: Gua Ai Di'92006) as Nathan
'I Will Always Love You'(2006) as Justin
'Mulawin the Movie'(2005) as Aguiluz
'Let the Love Begin'(2005) as Eric
'Pinoy Blonde'(2005) in a cameo appearance
'Sigaw (The Echo)'(2004) as Marvin
'I Will Survive'(2004) as BJ
'Kuya'(2004) as Ted
'Mano Po Two: My Home'(2003) as Erickson Tan
'Bakit Papa?'(2002) as Dong
'Takbo Talon Tili'(1992) as Tito (segment "Mga Laruan nina Kiko Tito at Toto")
'Bikining Itim'(1990), Mga Batang Pikutin'(1990), Feel na Feel '(1989), 'Love Boat'(1989), 'Juan Tanga, super naman, at ang kambal na tiyanak'(1988), 'One two bato three four bapor'(1988), and 'Lahing pikuti'(1987)

2008 1st Annual Filipino American Visionary Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Actor
2008 YES! Magazine Awards - Most Handsome Celebrity
2008 YES! Magazine Awards - Most Fashionable Young Male Celebrity
2008 38th Box-Office Entertainment Awards - King of Valentine Movies
2008 38th Box-Office Entertainment Awards - Prince of Philippine Movies
2005 FAMAS Awards - Mr. FAMAS Popularity
2005 Chalk Magazine's 50 Hottest Men in Philippine Showbiz - Ranked No. 1
2005 Metro Manila Film Festival - Male Star of the Night
2005 Box Office Entertainment Awards - Prince of Philippine Movies and TV

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