Geoff Eigenmann

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Geoff Eigenmann
Born Geoffrey Michael A. Eigenmann
(1985-03-23) March 23, 1985 (age 29)
Philippines
Occupation Actor, Model, Host
Years active 1992-present

Geoff Eigenmann (born March 23, 1985) is a Filipino actor notable for his performances in television; he is a member of the Eigenmann showbiz clan. He started out with GMA Network as part of a joint drama series with TAPE Productions and later was part of ABS-CBN's Star Magic and starred in their shows. After his contract has expired, he moved back to GMA-7 and was chosen by GMA Network to replace JC De Vera[1] in a role for the late-night drama anthology, SRO Cinema Serye first known as Obra).

Biography[edit]

He was born Geoffrey Michael Alatiit Eigenmann on March 23, 1985, a third generation member of the Mesa-Gil clan of actors. His grandparents are music icon Eddie Mesa and actress Rosemarie Gil. He is son of award-winning Filipino actors Michael de Mesa and Gina Alajar. He has two siblings who are actors: older brother Ryan Eigenmann and younger brother AJ Eigenmann. Geoff is nephew of Filipino actors Mark Gil and Cherie Gil and cousin of actors Gabby Eigenmann and Sid Lucero (Tim Eigenmann), Andrea "Andi" Eigenmann, and Maxene Eigenmann.

Early career[edit]

Geoff's 1st TV appearance was a kid-teen oriented comedy gag show, Ang TV on ABS-CBN 2 in 1992, that was his first career in acting.

Education[edit]

Geoff attended International Christian Academy for middle school, as did his brother Ryan. Eigenmann graduated high school from Shekinah Christian Training Center in March 2002.

Hosting[edit]

Aside from Rosalinda, Geoff has co-hosted ASAP and a reality variety talent show Palmolive Circle Of 10 on ABS-CBN 2; then he hosted as a VJ of MYX from 2005 to 2007. Geoff transferred to GMA 7 and he hosted SOP Rules from 2008 to 2010 and a former mainstay host Party Pilipinas on GMA 7 from 2010 to 2013.

TV career[edit]

Eigenman went back in his home network GMA Network via SRO Cinemaserye in June 2008.[2]

The SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Ng Puso ended in 2009 and Geoff was supposed to appear again via Sine Novela: Kung Aagawin Mo Man Ang Lahat Sa Akin but he was replaced by JC Tiuseco to work with Maxene Magalona.

Recently in 2009, he's playing the role of Fernando Jose, leading man to Carla Abellana, in the Filipino version of Rosalinda.

A recent[when?] project will be a romantic-comedy episode of SRO Cinemaserye with his on-screen sweetheart Carla Abellana. They will work for the second time with their parents, Rey "PJ" Abellana and Gina Alajar.

Geoff was part of a reality show with his partner Carla Abellana for their newest GMA Christmas reality show, Puso Ng Pasko: Artista Challenge. Geoff's former love and now long-time friend Heart Evangelista was paired with newcomer Ervic Vijandre. This was Geoff and Carla's fifth time together.

Geoff is also a part of Sine Novela Presents: Basahang Ginto with his partner, Carla Abellana, it was formerly aired on GMA.

In 2011, Geoff was also part of a fantasy comedy together again with his partner, Carla Abellana for their team up again in Magic Palayok. This was their 4th time to work since their drama mini series, Basahang Ginto a Sine Novela show on GMA.

In 2012, Geoff will be paired with his former love team Heart Evangelista in a defunct GMA Network drama, Legacy. This will be their reunion after working individually for a long time. Also the same year, Geoff has also a part of former drama series on daytime, Kasalanan Bang Ibigin Ka' with his co-stars Jackie Rice, Jennica Garcia and his real life father Michael De Mesa.

Movie career[edit]

Geoff was a contract star of Star Cinema. His first movie was Bcoz Of U with his then-girlfriend Heart Evangelista. His sophomore movie was the comedy First Day High, based on a deoderant commercial for Rexona with his Kapamilya stars Kim Chiu, Gerald Anderson, Jason Abalos, Carla Humpries and Maja Salvador.

His third movie and his first indie film was Anak Ni Brocka with the late hip hop artist Francis Magalona in 2005. His fourth movie was For The First Time with fellow Kapuso star Richard Gutierrez and Kapamilya Star KC Concepcion. His last movie for Star Cinema was the horror Villa Estrella with Maja Salvador, Shaina Magdayao and John Estrada.

He's now a contract star with GMA Films, his fifth movie and first movie for GMA Films was Ang Panday with fellow Kapuso stars Sen. Bong Revilla, Buboy Villar and Rhian Ramos. A co-production with Imus Productions, Ang Panday was part of the 2009 Metro Manila Film Festival where the movie won as "1st Place Best Festival Picture". This was Geoff's sixth movie.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2013 Adarna Migo Salva GMA Network
Wagas Atty. Narciso "Jun" Santiago Jr. GMA News TV
Forever Ramon / Patrick GMA Network
2012 Kasalanan Bang Ibigin Ka? Jake/Joaquin Montelibano
Legacy Joshua "Josh" Castillo
2011 Spooky Nights Presents: Sapi Paolo Almeda
Magic Palayok Jude Calevio
Beauty Queen Judge
2010/2011 Grazilda Eric Dominguez
2010 Puso Ng Pasko: Artista Challenge Challenger
Show Me Da Manny Jejemonyo
Sine Novela: Basahang Ginto Danny Vergara
Claudine Presents: Fraternity Migs
The Last Prince Prince Javino / Froggy
2010/2013 Party Pilipinas Co-Host/Performer
2009 SRO Cinemaserye: Carinderia Queen Romeo
Rosalinda Fernando Jose Altamirano
Maynila Various
SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Ng Puso Kevin Rodriguez
2009/2010 SOP Rules Co-Host
2009 Bleach Ichigo Kurosaki GMA Network
2008 Palmolive Shining Circle of 10: Batch 2008 Host ABS-CBN
Love Spell Presents: Face Shop Alvin
Maalaala Mo Kaya Various
Lobo Alec / Remus
2007 Komiks Presents: Pedro Penduko at ang Mga Engkantao Elias
Sineserye Presents: Hiram na Mukha Mendez Pedrosa
Rounin Xyrus
2006 Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Elias
Star Magic Presents: Love And The City Sonny
2005 Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin Ricardo "Third" Fernando III
2004/2007 MYX Vj Studio 23
2004/2008 ASAP Himself/Performer ABS-CBN
2004/2005 Hiram Harry Silayan /Andrew
2003 Love to Love: Yaya Lovely Nonoy GMA Network
2002 Kahit Kailan Madel
1992 Ang TV Himself ABS-CBN

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Studio
2014 50 Shades of Grey TBA GMA Films
2009 Ang Panday Celso GMA Films, Imus Productions
Villa Estrella Dennis Star Cinema
2008 For the First Time Tristan
2006 First Day High Rebel Gael Zantua
2005 Anak Ni Brocka Roni Cinema One Productions
2004 Bcuz of U Roni Star Cinema

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