Filipino actor who starred in such films and television series as Noon at Ngayon (2003) and Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako (1998-99). He is also a co-founded a restaurant called Sumo Sam, along with other restaurants called John and Yoko and Café Ten Titas.
He went to culinary school and also studied hotel management while pursuing his acting career.
He hosted several television programs, including StarDance (2004) and Outrageous & Courageous (2009).
He was born Marvin Jay Marquez Cuyugan in Manila, Philippines, and he grew up with two sisters. In 2005 he and his then-girlfriend welcomed twins named Santiago and Sebastian.
He and actress Maja Salvador both rose to fame as a result of their appearances on the popular Filipino television series, Maalaala Mo Kaya.