Sunday, July 12, 2009

Gerald Anderson Biography

GERALD ANDERSON is Gerald Randolph Anderson, Jr. in real life. He was born on March 7, 1989 in Subic Bay, Zambales. His father is an American while his mother is a Filipina from General Santos City. The Anderson family moved to San Antonio, Texas when Gerald was three years old but moved back to the Philippines whn he was already 14.

The birth of Gerald Anderson in Philippine showbiz can be attributed to Joross Gamboa. When Joross performed in Gerlad's hometown, he spotted this young man with celebrity potentials. Joross approached Gerald and introduced him to his manager Jhun Reyes. Reyes then brought Gerald to ABS-CBN to join Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition.

Gerald's inclusion in the PBB Teen Edition sparked his fame in Philippine show business. The entire nation watched the 14 teenagers inside the house of "Kuya" in 42 days. Although Gerald didn't get top prize, the Filipino audience noticed this Amboy Hottie from General Santos City.

When Gerald walked out the house of "Kuya", Gerald and his partner in side the house Kim Chiu, has appeared in different TV programs of ABS-CBN and some TV commercials as product endorsements. Gerald was signed in ASAP '06 as host and performer. Then he was featured in various primtime TV programs such as "Star Magic Presents: Ang Lovely Kong All Around", "Your Song: Alive", "Love Spell: My Boy, My Girl", "Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bus", "Aalog-alog" and again in "Love Spell: Charm & Crystal / Pasko Na Sinta Ko".

His first major role in TV was in "Sana Maulit Muli" with Kim Chiu and Jake Cuenca. He was then featured in other Kapamilya shows. The success of "Sana Maulit Muli" has given was for a second team-up of Gerald and Kim in TV. They were casted in the local version of "My Girl" which topped the TV rating charts during its airtime.

The trio of Gerald, Kim and Jake was once again given life when they starred in "Tayong Dalawa" which became no.1 in TV ratings chart for a long time.

Later in 2009, Gerald is given the task in portraying the Agimat characters of Ramon Revilla Sr. The show titled "Agimat: Mga Alamat Ni Ramon Revilla Jr." will feature Gerald with "Tiagong Akyat" character in the episode "Hulihin Si Tiagong Akyat". Gerald is also included in the cast of "Nagai-aida (A Long Time Ago)" with Kim chiu and Maricel Soriano.

Gerald Anderson has also ventured in various movie. His first movie was "First Day High" then followed by "I've Fallen For you", "Shake, Rattle 7 Roll X" and "Ikalabnidalawang Liham" in the later part of 2009.

My Girl - TV Series

My Girl is an adaptation of the hit Korean drama series of the same title. The original series was aired by ABS-CBN in 2006. This is the first and highly acclaimed adaptation of a Korean drama series (also called Koreanovela in the Philippines) for Philippine TV.


The story starts with Jasmine, a girl working with her two friends, Christine and Jeffery, as guides for Chinese tourists to earn money for her and her father, Chito who always gambles. One days he scores big time at a horse race, however he and Jasmine get robbed and Chito can no longer pay a gangster for his borrowed money. He overhears one day that he is a useless father and he leaves.

Jasmine and Julian first meet on an airplane. Jasmine is at the airport waiting for Christine and Jeffrey to arrive with their tour group. As a way of stalling, Jasmine acts as though her true love is on the plane and says that she wants to tell him how he feels before he leaves.

Meanwhile, Julian is on his way to China in search of his long lost cousin, Hannah. Jasmine accidentally falls onto the lap of Julian, making it the first time they ever see each other.
Julian is introduced as the new president of his grandfather's Amana Hotels. He had a girlfriend (Anika) who had refused his proposal for engagement to pursue her career as a beauty queen.

After Jasmine and Julian's paths are crossed, Jasmine becomes a Chinese translator for Julian. Apparently, his next project is building another hotel in China. When Jasmine earns enough money, she sends away her father into hiding, while she handles the problems made by her father. After a while, Julian resumes his search for his long lost cousin Hannah.

When he sees the resemblance between Jasmine and Hannah, he’s forced to ask Jasmine to pretend to be his cousin so that his grandfather’s last wish can be fulfilled. So therefore, they both are bound in a lie about which no one in Julian's family can know the truth.

Soon Jasmine develops strong feelings for Julian, but wants him to be happy too. She also develops guilt pretending to be Hannah. Meanwhile, Julian's best friend Nico attempts to woo Jasmine for himself. At the same time Annika (Julian's ex-girlfriend) gets jealous of Jasmine and plots to find a way of getting rid of her.

Kim chiu
Gerald Anderson
Enchong Dee
NiƱa Jose
Cathy Gonzaga
Ronaldo Valdez
Bing Loyzaga
Lito Pimentel
DJ Durano
K Brosas
Regine Angeles
David Chua