Guji Lorenzana

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Guji Lorenzana
Birth name Gregory Mangindin Lorenzana, Jr.
Also known as GuJi, Goo-G
Born (1980-05-11) May 11, 1980 (age 34)
Origin Long Beach, California
Genres Pop, Alternative rock, Pop rock
Occupations Singer, Actor, Host, Commercial Model, Recording Artist, Theater Actor
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2005 - present
Labels

LuKas Music Philippines (2006-2008)

Star Records / Quantum Music (2010-2011)
Website http://www.gujilorenzana.com

Gregory Mangindin Lorenzana, Jr., who is better known as Guji (pronounced "Goo-G") Lorenzana (born May 11, 1980, in Long Beach, California, U.S.), is an actor, theater actor, host, former radio DJ for Mellow 94.7 (2008-2010), freelance magazine contributor, former commercial model, and a Filipino alternative rock, pop rock singer.

As a talent of ABS-CBN's Star Magic (aka Star Circle) Batch 16, where he was officially launched on ASAP 08 on August 17, 2008[1] Guji is now seen on various ABS-CBN television shows and publications. Guji's first major project with ABS-CBN had him star alongside Kaye Abad is the TV adaptation of popular Tagalog pocketbook, Precious Hearts Romances Presents: The Bud Brothers, where Guji played the role of Rei, loveteam of Pepper (Kaye Abad).[2] When Guji is not busy with his acting career, he is often seen in Metro Manila's live music scene,[3] singing with his project band, Aminado.

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2008 I Love Betty La Fea Himself / Ecomodel Cameo appearance
2009 Midnight DJ Paul Guest, "Demon Cellphone" episode, TV5
2009 Precious Hearts Presents: The Bud Brothers Series Reynaldo "Rei' Arambulo Leading Role
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Storybook Lauro
2009 Your Song Presents: Someone To Love Troy
2009 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Somewhere In My Heart Aaron Leading Role
2009 ASAP 09 himself, Voizboyz member
2010 Your Song Presents: My Last Romance Raul
2010 Hair Is Your Moment Jason Abad Sunsilk Mini-series / Supporting Lead
2010 Magkano Ang Iyong Dangal? James Supporting
2010 ASAP XV himself, Voizboyz member
2011 ASAP Rocks himself, Voizboyz member
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kwintas Joseph
2011 Imortal Philemon
2011 Your Song Presents: Kim Jess
2011 I Dare You Himself/Kapamilya Challenger
2011 Regal Shocker: Salamin Raymond TV5
2011 Cityscapes Co-Host ANC, Cohost of 11/18/11 Episode
2011 Wansapanataym: Christmas Caroline Charles Andrews Supporting Lead
2012 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Lumayo Ka Man Sa Akin Neil Support
2012 Wansapanataym: Witchy Mitch Arthur Supporting Lead
2012 Cityscapes Co-Host ANC, Cohost of 3/16/12 Episode
2012 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Paraiso Eric Gonzales Supporting Lead Role
2013 Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw Mario Guesting
2013 May Isang Pangarap Himself Guesting
2013 The Voice of the Philippines (season 1) Himself (together with his sister Grace) Contestant (Duet)
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Walis
2014 Moon of Desire Philip
Film
Year Film Role Director Notes
2010 Paano Na Kaya Louie Directed by Ruel Bayani Star Cinema
2010 Babe, I Love You Jet Directed by Mae Cruz Star Cinema
2010 Till My Heartaches End John Directed by Joey Reyes Star Cinema
2011 Segunda Mano Directed by Joyce Bernal Star Cinema
2012 Guni-Guni Javier Directed by Tara Illenberger Regal Films
2012 Suddenly It's Magic Marvin Directed by Rory Quintos Star Cinema
2012 24/7 In Love Stefan (Cameo) Directed by Mae Cruz Star Cinema
2013 It Takes A Man And A Woman Carlo Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina Star Cinema
2013 She's The One Mike Directed by Mae Cruz Star Cinema
Music Video
Year Music Video Role Notes
2011 Kapitan by Paraluman Kapitan Kleggy Directed by Enzo Valdez
2011 Halik by Kamikazee Directed by Avid Liongoren
2012 Tagpuan by Kamikazee Directed by Avid Liongoren
2012 Huling Sayaw by Kamikazee featuring Kyla Directed by Avid Liongoren
2012 For You by Paraluman Directed by Paraluman

Theater[edit]

Theater Philippines
Year Title Role Notes
2008 West Side Story Snowboy Stages Productions. Starring Christian Bautista, Karylle
2008 Believe The Pop Musical Manila Starring Keith Martin, Rahda, Isabelle Gonzales
2009 Believe The Pop Musical Cebu Starring Keith Martin, Rahda, Isabelle Gonzales
2009 Tales Of The Manuvu Oggasi Cultural Center of The Philippines, Ballet Philippines. Also starring Robert Sena.
2010 Legally Blonde The Musical Warner Huntington III Atlantis Productions. Also starring Nikki Gil, Nyoy Vollante

Award[edit]

  • On 2011 Aliw Awards for Best Male Live Performer for 19 East (Nominated)
  • On 2009 PMPC Star Awards for TV "Best Male-New TV Personality" for Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Bud Brothers (Nominated)
  • On 2008 Awit Awards for "Best Male Performance" for Tagumpay featured on his Without Your Love album released under indie label LuKas Music Philippines (Nominated)

Discography[edit]

Title Release Date Label Singles
Voizboys - Fusion LP (Guji Lorenzana, JayR Siaboc, Nico Antonio, Tom Rodriguez) May 2010 Quantum Music, Distributed by Star Records Philippines Todo Na, Sinta
Without Your Love - LP (Enhanced Compact Disc / AVCD) December 2007 LuKas Music Philippines (Independent), Distributed by Synergy Music Corp. Philippines Tagumpay, Kasalanan Ba?
Guji Lorenzana - EP (CD Lite) October 2006 Distributed by Ivory Records Philippines I'll Be Yours Forever*, Dahil Sa Iyo (Because of You)**
Not Another Christmas Album 3 (Compilation) December 2006 Jam 88.3 Promotional Album
Five Days More (CD Single)*** November 2005 Immij Records USA Five Days More

* Ogie Alcasid first wrote and released "I'll Be Yours Forever" on his "Better Man" album, yet never became a single
** Keith Martin's popular hit song, Because of You, which was re-made several times by other Filipino artist, was re-made into Tagalog for the first time by Guji (entitled - Dahil Sa Iyo).
*** Five Days More was released under the birth name of Guji, Gregory Lorenzana

References[edit]

All written information not cited are taken from Guji Lorenzana's Official Websites, Blogs, and Mailing List (see external links).

  1. ^ Star Magic Batch 16 launched on ASAP ‘08[dead link]
  2. ^ Rose Garcia (2009-04-05). "Precious Hearts Romances to be dramatized on television". News Blog. PEP.ph. Retrieved April 5, 2009. 
  3. ^ spot. "Live at Izakaya". Entertainment. spot.ph. 

Guji Lorenzana's Official Websites and Mailing List are moderated by his management.

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