Michael De Mesa

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Birthday
24, 1960
Birthplace
Philippines
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Philippines

About

During the mid-1980s, this Filipino actor received FAMAS and FAP Awards for his roles in, respectively, The Unfaithful Wife and Paradise Inn. He later appeared in films and television series such as Mulawin: The Movie and Rio del Mar.

Before Fame

When he was just fifteen years old, he made his screen debut in the television series Araw-Araw, Gabi-Gabi.

Trivia

His birth name was Michael Edward Gil Eigenmann; he later adopted the professional name of Michael De Mesa.

Family Life

His more than two-decade marriage to fellow FAMAS-winning entertainer Gina Alajar resulted in actor sons named AJ, Geoff, and Ryan. A decade after separating from Alajar, he married jazz dancer Julie Reyes.

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He grew up in a family of entertainers: his parents, Rosemarie Gil and Eddie Mesa, both had successful acting careers, as did his siblings Mark and Cherie Gil.

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