Sta. Ana, Manila, Philippines
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Cesar Montano, Buboy to his friends and co-stars, is one of a few multi-talented stars in the Philippine entertainment industry. He started out as a promising action star (having worked as a stunt man) and has reinvented himself in various roles throughout a career that already boasts of more than sixty movies and TV shows.
Cesar is an actor, director, writer, producer, TV host, and product endorser. He has won awards not only for his acting chops but also for his skill in directing. To date, he has eight wins and ten nominations. He has directed five films, produced five, and written four screenplays.
He first made waves via his two concurrent Gawad Urian nominations in 1993 – Best Actor for Alyas Waway and Best Supporting Actor for Hanggang Saan Hanggang Kailan. His accolades did not come until 1999 when he shed his action star image to unveil a more versatile actor. FAMAS, the Metro Manila Film Festival, and Star Awards hailed Cesar as the best actor of the year for his soulful portrayal of Philippine National Hero Jose Rizal in a movie directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya. His succeeding efforts in movies like Muro-ami and Bagong Buwan also generated critical acclaim locally and abroad.
Cesar Montano was the 2007 FAMAS Best Actor for the movie Ligalig, which he directed and co-written with Willy Laconsay and starred with spouse Sunshine Cruz . In 2005, he received a Gawad Urian Best Actor and Best Director awards for Panaghoy sa Suba (The Call of the River). In that movie, which he also directed and produced, Cesar aimed to revive interest in movies using the Visayan language.
Movies that Cesar directed were Ligalig, Panaghoy sa Suba, Mananabas, Bullet, and Warfreak: Walang Sinasanto, Walang Pinapatawad. He also starred in a weekly sitcom Kaya ni Mister, Kaya ni Misis in 1999 as Buboy Magtanggol opposite Maricel Soriano . He played the same role in Bida si Mister, Bida si Misis in 2003. He was also the voice of Lim Hang in the Filipino animated movie Urduja.
Cesar has set his sights on Hollywood. He has reportedly signed a three-picture deal with Miramax. He was part of an ensemble that told the story of a group of Rangers` mission to rescue World War II American soldier-prisoners in 2005’s The Great Raid, which was top-billed by Benjamin Bratt of Miss Congeniality and James Franco of the Spiderman movies.
Cesar Montano has gone back to television, starring in the ambitious action-drama Palos with young actor Jake Cuenca as his protégé. Cesar is the host of The Singing Bee , an ABS-CBN game show that capitalizes on the Filipinos love for music and prize money. He appeared in ads for Touch Mobile, Globe, Hanford, Mega Sardines, Nature Spring Mineral Water, and Enervon.
He was born on August 1, 1962, as Cesar Manhilot. He paints and plays the guitar. He has released an album entitled Subok Lang under Star Records in 2001. He also ran for the Senate in 2007 under Team Unity but was unsuccessful
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Cesar Manhilot, (born August 1, 1962) known by his screen name Cesar Montano, is a Filipino actor and film director.
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According to our records, Cesar Montano is possibly single. His last relationship was when Cesar Montano and Sunshine Cruz were married for 12 years after getting married on 14th Sep 2000.
Cesar Montano was previously married to Sunshine Cruz (2000 - 2013).
He has also been in relationships with Teresa Loyzaga (1995) and Charlene Gonzales.
Cesar Montano has 3 children, Angeline Isabelle, Samantha Angeline and Carlos Diego Loyzaga (21).
Cesar Montano is a 54 year old Filipino Actor. Born César Manhilot Montano on 1st August, 1962 in Sta. Ana, Manila, Philippines, he is famous for Jose Rizal in a career that spans 1981–present. His zodiac sign is Leo.
Cesar Montano has been in 9 on-screen matchups, notably with Dawn Zulueta in The Cecilia Masagca Story: Antipolo Massacre (Jesus Save Us!) (1993), Iza Calzado in Andres de Saya (2011), Maria Ozawa in Nilalang (2015), Maricel Soriano in Kaya ni mister, kaya ni misis (1999) and Rita Avila in Machete: Istatwang buhay (1990).
Cesar Montano is a member of the following lists:
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Male actors from Manila.
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