Television actor known for his acting roles and hosting work on such GMA Network and ABS-CBN series as George and Cecil and Kamandag. He also worked as a television director, contributing to series such as Fantastic Man and Atlantika.
At the start of his career, he hosted ABS-CBN's Eat Bulaga! and performed on the GMA Network variety program That's Entertainment.
He was nominated for a Gawad Urian honor for his supporting role in The Fatima Buen Story.
His father and two brothers all had acting careers, as did his wife, Carmina Villaroel. In 2002, he and Villaroel welcomed twins named Maverick and Cassandra.
In his early adulthood years, he was romantically involved with his frequent co-star, Ruffa Gutierrez.