Luis Manzano

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Manzano in 2019
Born
Luis Philippe Santos Manzano

(1981-04-21) April 21, 1981 (age 40) [1]
Other namesLucky
Occupation
  • Actor
  • host
  • VJ
  • model
Years active2002–present
Agent Viva Artists Agency
(2005–present)
Notable work
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Spouse(s)
(m. 2021)
Parent(s) Edu Manzano
Vilma Santos

Luis Philippe Santos Manzano (born April 21, 1981), also known by his nickname Lucky, is a Filipino-American actor, TV host, VJ, and model. He is the son of actors Edu Manzano and Vilma Santos. He is best known for his roles in the television series Komiks Presents: Flash Bomba as Roldan Legaspi and in the 2009 film In My Life as Mark Salvacion.

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Biography

Early life

Manzano is the only child of Vilma Santos and Edu Manzano.

Education

He studied at Colegio de San Agustin for high school and at De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde in Malate, Manila, with a Major in Hotel and Restaurant Institution Management.

Family

Senator Ralph Recto is his stepfather, husband to his politician actress mother, Vilma Santos. He has a younger half-brother named Ryan Christian Recto. From his father side, Edu Manzano, he has two younger half siblings named Addie and Enzo.

Career

Manzano started his career as a commercial model for clothing brand, "Human". He later pursued a TV hosting and acting career. He is known to be one of the longest serving VJ on Myx channel with Iya Villania. His best known act "Roldan" in a television series Komiks Presents: Flash Bomba and "Mark Salvacion" in the 2009 film In My Life , where he portrayed a homosexual man, and starred alongside his mother, Vilma Santos.

Manzano is a member of Tau Gamma Phi, a fraternity established in the Philippines. He also is a member of DLS-CSB Romancon Dance Company.

                                  In February 25 2012, Manzano hosted Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal replacing Aquino.                                              In May 2014, Manzano started hosted The Voice Kids.

Personal life

Manzano owns a taxi company, LBR Transport Inc. [2]

Manzano began dating with actress Jessy Mendiola in June 2016 and became engaged on December 12, 2020. [3] He and Mendiola were married on February 21, 2021. [4]

Filmography

Film

YearFilmRoleNotes and Awards
2006 All About Love Wesley"Kalesa" (also Debut Movie)
2007 Ang Cute ng Ina Mo Val
2009 In My Life Mark Salvacion #12 Highest-grossing Filipino film of all time
Gawad SURI Award for Best Supporting Actor
Gawad TANGLAW Award for Best Supporting Actor
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Award for Film Actor of the Year (shared with John Lloyd Cruz)
PMPC Star Award for Movies for Movie Supporting Actor of the Year
NominatedENPRESS Golden Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy)
NominatedGawad PASADO Award for Best Supporting Actor
2010 Hating Kapatid Edzel
Petrang Kabayo Ericson
2011Who's That Girl?John Eduque Jr. [5]
The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin EricsonCameo Appearance
2012 Moron 5 and the Crying Lady Albert Macapagal
This Guy's in Love with U Mare! Mike
Sisterakas WaiterCameo Appearance
2013 Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy Priest
2014 Starting Over Again Professor
Moron 5.2: The Transformation Albert Macapagal
The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin EricsonCameo Appearance
2018 The Girl in the Orange Dress Eric Dela CruzSpecial Participation

Television

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2002–2013 Myx VJ Myx
2003–present ASAP Host/Performer ABS-CBN
2004 Star Circle Quest Host
2005 Bora Luigi
Qpids Host
Kampanerang Kuba Pablo
2006 Your Song Presents: I'll Never Get Over You, Gettin' Over Me Justin
Komiks Presents: Paa ni Isabella John
Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 1 Host
Crazy for You Wacky
2007 Your Song Presents: If We Fall in Love
Your Song Presents: Ikaw Louie
Rounin Juris
Your Song Presents: Ikaw Abel / Adam
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Larawan Rodel
2008 Entertainment Live Host
Dyosa Kulas
Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus Host
2009 Komiks Presents: Flash Bomba Flash Bomba/Roldan Legaspi
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Videoke Rey
2010 Your Song Presents: My Last Romance Nico Suarez
Panahon Ko 'to!: Ang Game Show ng Buhay Ko Host with Billy Crawford
Wansapanataym Presents: Kokak Leo
2010–2013; 2016 Pilipinas Got Talent Host
2011 Laugh Out Loud Host with Alodia Gosiengfiao
2012–2013; 2015–2016 Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal Host
2012 Sarah G. Live
Be Careful With My Heart James Luis Ventura
2013–2014; 2016–2017; 2019 Minute to Win It Host
2014–2015 The Voice Kids
The Voice of the Philippines
2015–2016 Celebrity Playtime Host (episode 8 onwards, replacing Billy Crawford)
2016–2017 Family Feud Host
2017 The Voice Teens
It's Showtime
2017–2021 I Can See Your Voice
2019 World of Dance Philippines
2019–2020 Home Sweetie Home: Extra Sweet Pip
Your Moment [6] Host
2020 The Voice Teens ABS-CBN
Kapamilya Channel
2021 Your Face Sounds Familiar Kapamilya Channel
A2Z

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2003 17thPMPC Star Awards for TV Best New Male TV Personality ASAP Won
2004PMPC Star Awards for TVBest Talent-Search Program HostStar Circle Quest Kids & Teens (with Jodi Sta. Maria)Won
2005PMPC Star Awards for TVBest Talent-Search Program HostStar Circle National Teen Quest (with Jodi Sta. Maria)Won
2006 20th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Male TV Host ASAP '06 Won
200723rd PMPC Star Awards for MoviesNew Movie Actor of the Year All About Love Nominated
200824th PMPC Star Awards for MoviesMovie Supporting Actor of the Year Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo Nominated
2008PMPC Star Awards for TVMale Star Of The NightN/AWon
2009 23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Male TV Host ASAP '09 Won
2010GAWAD TanglawBest Supporting Actor In My Life Won
25th PMPC Star Awards for MoviesMovie Supporting Actor of the Year In My Life Won
41st Box Office Entertainment Awards Film Actor of the Year (with John Lloyd Cruz) [7] In My Life Won
2011 25th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Talent Search Program Hosts (with Billy Crawford) Pilipinas Got Talent Won
Best Game Show Host Panahon Ko 'To (with Billy Crawford)Nominated
Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Show Host E-Live Won
Best Male TV HostASAP RocksNominated
Male Sexiest of the NightN/AWon
Yahoo! OMG! AwardsFavorite Male TV Host Pilipinas Got Talent Won
2013 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Prince of Philippine Movies [8] This Guy's in Love with U Mare! Won
201430th PMPC Star Awards for MoviesDarling of the PressN/ANominated
2015PMPC Star Awards for TVBest Game Show Host Kapamilya, Deal Or No Deal Won
2016PMPC Star Awards for TVBest Male TV Host ASAP Won
PMPC Star Awards for TVBest Talent Search Program Host The Voice Kids (Philippines season 3) with Robi Domingo & Kim Chiu Won
2017PMPC Star Awards For MoviesDarling of the PressN/AWon

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