Luis Philippe Santos Manzano
April 21, 1981
San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines
|Agent|| Viva Artists Agency |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Parent(s)|| Edu Manzano |
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.
Manzano is the only child of Vilma Santos and Edu Manzano.
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.
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.
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.
Manzano owns a taxi company, LBR Transport Inc.
Manzano began dating with actress Jessy Mendiola in June 2016 and became engaged on December 12, 2020.He and Mendiola were married on February 21, 2021.
|Year||Film||Role||Notes 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
Nominated—ENPRESS Golden Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy)
Nominated—Gawad PASADO Award for Best Supporting Actor
|2011||Who's That Girl?||John Eduque Jr.|
|The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin||Ericson||Cameo Appearance|
|2012||Moron 5 and the Crying Lady||Albert Macapagal|
|This Guy's in Love with U Mare!||Mike|
|2013||Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy||Priest|
|2014||Starting Over Again||Professor|
|Moron 5.2: The Transformation||Albert Macapagal|
|The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin||Ericson||Cameo Appearance|
|2018||The Girl in the Orange Dress||Eric Dela Cruz||Special Participation|
|2004||Star Circle Quest||Host|
|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|
|Your Song Presents: Ikaw||Abel / Adam|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Larawan||Rodel|
|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)|
|2017||The Voice Teens|
|2017–2021||I Can See Your Voice|
|2019||World of Dance Philippines|
|2019–2020||Home Sweetie Home: Extra Sweet||Pip|
|2020||The Voice Teens|| ABS-CBN |
|2021||Your Face Sounds Familiar|| Kapamilya Channel |
|2003||17thPMPC Star Awards for TV||Best New Male TV Personality||ASAP||Won|
|2004||PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Talent-Search Program Host||Star Circle Quest Kids & Teens (with Jodi Sta. Maria)||Won|
|2005||PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Talent-Search Program Host||Star Circle National Teen Quest (with Jodi Sta. Maria)||Won|
|2006||20th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Male TV Host||ASAP '06||Won|
|2007||23rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies||New Movie Actor of the Year||All About Love||Nominated|
|2008||24th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Supporting Actor of the Year||Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo||Nominated|
|2008||PMPC Star Awards for TV||Male Star Of The Night||N/A||Won|
|2009||23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Male TV Host||ASAP '09||Won|
|2010||GAWAD Tanglaw||Best Supporting Actor||In My Life||Won|
|25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Supporting Actor of the Year||In My Life||Won|
|41st Box Office Entertainment Awards||Film Actor of the Year (with John Lloyd Cruz)||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 Host||ASAP Rocks||Nominated|
|Male Sexiest of the Night||N/A||Won|
|Yahoo! OMG! Awards||Favorite Male TV Host||Pilipinas Got Talent||Won|
|2013||GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Prince of Philippine Movies||This Guy's in Love with U Mare!||Won|
|2014||30th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Darling of the Press||N/A||Nominated|
|2015||PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Game Show Host||Kapamilya, Deal Or No Deal||Won|
|2016||PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Male TV Host||ASAP||Won|
|PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Talent Search Program Host||The Voice Kids (Philippines season 3) with Robi Domingo & Kim Chiu||Won|
|2017||PMPC Star Awards For Movies||Darling of the Press||N/A||Won|
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