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.

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