Roderick Paulate

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Roderick Paulate
Born Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actor and politician
Years active 1969–present

Roderick Paulate is a Filipino actor, TV host, comedian and politician.


Child actor[edit]

Paulate started his career as a child actor. He received his first Best Child Actor award from the Manila Film Festival for the movie Kasalanan Kaya in 1968. His first FAMAS award was for Anghel na Walang Langit in 1970.[1]

Gay roles[edit]

Paulate’s first foray in gay roles was in 1979 when he appeared in Maryo J. De Los Reyes' High School Circa ’65. A producer then gave him the lead role in Charot, a movie inspired by Dustin Hoffman's gender-bending performance in Tootsie. His movie Inday Inday sa Balitaw was a huge success, that in 1987 he made four gay movies in a span of eight months: Jack en Poy, Bb. Tsuperman, Kumander Gringa, and 1+1=12+1.[2] Paulate continued to play gay roles in movies and television. Paulate' influenced Vice Ganda, Allan K, and Paolo Ballesteros.


All in all, Paulate has received six Best Child Actor awards and 17 awards during his adult years starting with Inday, Inday sa Balitaw in 1986 (co-starring Maricel Soriano) when he received the Best Supporting Actor trophy.[1] In 1996, Paulate was named Best Actor in Drama at the Asian Television Awards,[1] and again in 2000, for his role in the Maalaala Mo Kaya episode "Wristwatch".[3]

Political career[edit]

Roderick M. Paulate
Member of the Quezon City Council from second district
Assumed office
June 30, 2010
Personal details
Born Manila
Political party NPC
Profession Politician, TV host, actor

Paulate was elected as councillor for Quezon City's 2nd District in 2010.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Paulate is single. He has previously dated Jacquie Aquino.[5] (Cousin of Pres. Noynoy Aquino & Bam Aquino)

He finished his secondary education in 1984 at Jose Rizal College (now Jose Rizal University).



Year Title Role Network
2013–2015 The Singing Bee Himself / Host ABS-CBN
2013 Gandang Gabi Vice Himself/Guest Performer with Amy Perez
It's Showtime
The Ryzza Mae Show Guest GMA Network
2012–2013 H.O.T. TV Host
2012 Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break Mentor
Tweets For My Sweet JB Mercado
2011 Spooky Nights Presents: Ang Munting Mahadera Tatay Rody
Munting Heredera Manny
2009 Rosalinda Florencio
2007 That's My Doc Major Ret ABS-CBN
2006–2007 Makita Ka Lang Muli Valetin Barba/Vicar Barbarosa GMA Network
2005 M.R.S. (Most Requested Show) Himself / Host ABS-CBN
1998–2003 Magandang Tanghali Bayan
1998 Wansapanataym Christmas Special
1993 Oki Doki Dok Dickson
1991–1997 Abangan Ang Susunod Na Kabanata Benny dela Croix
1988–1991 Tonight With Dick & Carmi Host


Year Award Giving Body Category Work Result
1987 Metro Manila Film Festival [6] Best Supporting Actor 1+1=12+1 Won


  1. ^ a b c Roderick Paulate: Mr. Nice Guy Harana at FPJ's grave.(Entertainment). Manila Bulletin. February 15, 2005.
  2. ^ Roderick Paulate: Mr. Nice Guy. (July 27, 2007). Retrieved on 2013-08-20.
  3. ^ Roderick Paulate, Aiza Seguerra return to 'MMK'. August 10, 2006
  4. ^ Roderick Paulate among new QC councilors. November 5, 2010.
  5. ^ Jackie Aquino: Kris's cousin is still active in showbiz. Retrieved on August 20, 2013.
  6. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1987". IMDB. Retrieved April 9, 2014.

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