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|Born||Ariel Aquino Muhlach
August 12, 1969
|Alma mater||Far Eastern University, Manila|
|Spouse(s)||Charlene Gonzales- Muhlach|
|Awards||FAMAS Best Actor
1992 Sinungaling Mong Puso
Gawad Urian Best Actor
1996 Sana Maulit Muli
Gawad Urian Best Supporting Actor
1987 Napakasakit, Kuya Eddie
PMPC Star Awards for Movies Best Supporting Actor'
Ariel Aquino Muhlach (born August 12, 1969), commonly known as Aga Muhlach, is a two-time Gawad Urian and FAMAS award-winning Filipino actor and product endorser. A popular matinee idol since his teens, he was acclaimed, beginning in the 1990s, as one of the country's top dramatic actors.
He is part of TV5 contract actors.
Born in Manila to an acting family, Muhlach's cousin, Niño Muhlach, was a leading child actor of the 1970s, and his aunt, Amalia Fuentes, was a leading dramatic actress. His father has Spanish-German ancestry and his younger brother is one of the member of XLR8 Aj Muhlach 
As for his educational background,Muhlach finished Grade School and High School at Aquinas School.Then he went to San Beda College to take up a degree in Commerce.Unfortunately,he did not finish his studies as he concentrated on his acting career.
He began his career as a child actor using his real name Ariel Muhlach, appearing in the 1976 film,Babaing Hiwalay Sa Asawa and the 1978 film, May Lalaki sa Ilalim ng Kama.He also appeared in the 1980 film starring Fernando Poe Jr. and Christopher de Leon in the movie, Aguila His popularity soared in teeny-bopper roles upon using his new screen name,Aga Muhlach in movies such as Bagets (1983) and Super-Wan-Tu-Tri (1986), one of the films he co-starred with Janice de Belen, with whom he would have a son (Luigi Muhlach; married to Patty Petil).
In 1984, he first attracted critical attention as the titular character in Miguelito, Ang Batang Rebelde, where he portrayed a rebellious teen in conflict with his mother. The role would gain him nominations for Best Supporting Actor from the FAMAS and Best Actor from the Gawad Urian. In 1987, Muhlach would win his first Gawad Urian award, as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Napakasakit, Kuya Eddie.
Aga would later on appear in most Regal movies, either as support or lead as the 1980s transitioned to the 1990s. With more younger stars coming out, he would later take it as a challenge to increase his stock as one of showbiz's top matinee idol. Hiring publicist Ethel Ramos as his manager, Aga would later on capture more leading man roles and endorsements.
Emerging as one of the top dramatic actors of the 1990s, he won Best Actor awards from the FAMAS for Sinungaling Mong Puso (1992) and the Gawad Urian for Sana Maulit Muli (1996). He also made the headlines for his romantic relationship with the Puerto Rican former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres, who would later marry the singer Marc Anthony. Muhlach married Charlene Gonzalez, the beauty queen who represented The Philippines in the 1994 Miss Universe pageant. They have two children, Andres and Atasha.
To date, Muhlach has appeared in 61 movies, as well as several television sit-coms such as ABS-CBN's Oki Doki Doc. He also is a longtime commercial endorser for the Jollibee fast food chain. He is also the founder of MaAga Ang Pasko, a Christmas gift giving event such as used toys and all other stuffs was launched in 1994 by Jollibee.
In August 2012, Muhlach announced that he is going to run for Congressman on the fourth district of Camarines Sur (or 1st district of Nueva Camarines if become a province) on the May 2013 elections. He will run under the administrationLiberal Party of President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, and he will oppose the incumbent Rep. Arnulfo Fuentebella's son Felix William "Wimpy" Fuentebella of the Nationalist People's Coalition thru the United Nationalist Alliance. But on December 21, 2012 the Commission on Elections nulls Muhlach and Charlene Gonzales voter's registration in San Jose, Camarines Sur due to lack of residency status, he appeals to the local court but it was denied. However on January 15, 2013, the Philippine Court of Appeals stationed in Manila ordered the Election Commission for inclusion of Muhlach and Gonzales in the voters list in San Jose, CamSur, thus means he can run for a congressional seat in the Partido area. The election results was been controversial, he won his position against Wimpy by more than 2,500 votes, unforunately the board of canvassers reverse the proclamation.
|1985||The Crazy Professor|
|1986||Napakasakit, kuya Eddie||Dino|
|1987||Topo Topo Barega|
|1991||Joey Boy Munti, 15 anyos ka sa Muntilupa||Joey Boy|
|1992||Sinungaling Mong Puso||Jason Caballero|
|1993||Hindi Kita Malilimutan|
|1994||Nag-Iisang Bituin||Miggy Caballero|
|1995||Basta't Kasama Kita||Alex|
|1996||Sana Maulit Muli||Jerry Morales|
|1999||Dahil May Isang Ikaw||Andrew Castro|
|2001||Narinig Mo Na Ba Ang L8est||Popoy|
|2002||Kailangan Kita||Carl Diesta|
|2003||Kung Ako Na Lang Sana||Enteng|
|2004||All My Life||Sam|
|2007||A Love Story||Ian Montes|
|2008||When Love Begins||Ben Caballero|
|2010||RPG: Metanoia||Daddy (Voice)|
|2011||In The Name Of Love||Emman Toledo|
|2012||Of All The Things||Umboy|
- Oki Doki Doc (ABS-CBN, 1992)
- Da Body en da Guard (ABS-CBN, 2001)
- Da Pilya en da Pilot (ABS-CBN, 2001)
- OK Fine Whatever (ABS-CBN, 2003)
- Ok Fine 'To Ang Gusto Nyo! (ABS-CBN, 2005)
- OK Fine, Oh Yes (ABS-CBN, 2006)
- That's My Doc (ABS-CBN, 2007)
- M3 (Malay Mo Ma-develop) (ABS-CBN, 2010)
- Pinoy Explorer (TV5, 2011-2013)
- Let's Ask Pilipinas (TV5, 2013-present)
- Cristine Directo (1994). "Philippine Film". In Nicanor Tiongson. CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art VIII (1st ed.). Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines. p. 283. ISBN 971-8546-31-6.