AJ Dee

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AJ Dee
Born Angel James Dee III[1]
(1982-07-27) July 27, 1982 (age 31)[2]
Naga City, Bicol Philippines
Occupation Actor, model[3]
Years active 2004-present

Angel James Dee III professionally known as 'AJ Dee' (born July 27, 1982) in Naga City, Bicol Philippines. Dee is a Filipino actor-model and swimmer.[4][5] He is the brother of fellow swimmer, actor and Star Magic talent Enchong Dee.[4] he is now a GMA Network contract actor and currently star on Philippine sitcom Tweets For My Sweet

Career[edit]

Dee became a co-host of the variety show MTB: Ang Saya Saya after becoming a runner-up on that show's "TV Idol" contest.[5][6] Later, he hosts the Wanna Buzz segment every Sunday on The Buzz.[5] He made his big screen debut in Dreamboy,[7] and is cast in the primetime teleserye, Vietnam Rose from ABS-CBN.[5] He is being co-managed by ABS-CBN’s Star Magic and Boy Abunda’s Backroom, Inc.

As a theater actor, Dee played the role of Tony Javier in the play A Portrait of the Artist.[2] He also played the Frog Prince in Clark Pampanga Theater in February and March 2011. Dee also modeled for many brands in the Philippines such as BENCH and has appeared in TV commercials.

Transfer to GMA Network[edit]

In 2009, after his contract with ABS-CBN expired, he transferred to the rival network GMA Network

AJ's change of network, also came with his change of manager from Boy Abunda to Popoy Caritativo. His first show in the Kapuso Network was Show Me Da Manny which stars Manny Pacquiao and Marian Rivera[8]

In 2010, it was reported that Dee was expected to appear in a soap opera, co-starring with Maxene Magalona in a remake of Bakit Kay Tagal ng Sandali? on GMA Network. However, he later backed out of the series and was replaced by Mike Tan. The show was later cancelled, but then picked up again by GMA Network as a mid-season replacement with Dee re-joining the cast.[citation needed]

In 2011, Dee was headlined to be one of the extended cast of the upcoming epic serye of GMA Network, Amaya.

Personal life[edit]

Dee studied high school at Naga Hope Christian School and finished Business Management at the Ateneo de Naga University.[5] He is the older brother of Enchong Dee.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2005 MTB: Ang Saya Saya Host
ABS-CBN
Vietnam Rose Tran Him Hahn-Trihn
2006 The Buzz Himself/Host
2007 Rounin Braullo
U Can Dance Version 2 Himself
2008 Eva Fonda Martin
2009 Maynila Brian
GMA Network
Precious Heart Romances: The Bud Brothers Anton
ABS-CBN
2009–2011 Show Me Da Manny Marco Antonio Barreiro
GMA Network
2009–2010 Ikaw Sana Dominic
2011 Amaya Paratawag
2012 My Beloved Warren
Tweets For My Sweet Areil
2013 Never Say Goodbye Steve TV5
Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala Edgar ABS-CBN
2014 Moon of Desire Caleb

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Producer
2006 You Got Me![2] Francis Villanueva Star Cinema
2008 When Love Begins[9] Star Cinema
Viva Films
2010 You to Me Are Everything Carding GMA Films
Regal Films

References[edit]

  1. ^ Avante, Wells (January 4, 2007). "AJ Dee talks about goals and dream roles". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c Red, Isah (August 13, 2007). "July-born stars feel the magic of being Kapamilya". Manila Standard Today. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  3. ^ Lo, Ricardo (April 11, 2008). "Lovelier the second time around". The Philippine Star (via ABS-CBN News). Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  4. ^ a b Gonzales, Rommel (July 24, 2007). "ABS-CBN talent AJ Dee does the stage while waiting for projects" (in Tagalog). Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  5. ^ a b c d e Abunda, Boy (September 6, 2006). "AJ FINDS OEDIPUS A 'COMPLEX' ROLE". Directline. Philippine Star (via Philippine Headline News Online). Archived from the original on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  6. ^ "TV idol mania". Manila Bulletin. September 18, 2004. Archived from the original on 2005-05-28. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  7. ^ Ramos, Ethel (January 19, 2005). "ETHEL RAMOS: AGA, REGINE, JUDAY MOVIE SHELVED". Studio Whispers. Malaya (via Philippine Headline News). Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  8. ^ "AJ Dee Kapuso Na". 
  9. ^ Cruz, Marinel (April 28, 2008). "Joey Reyes on face-off with Juday’s ‘Ploning’". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2009-04-10.