Sam Milby

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Sam Milby
Sam Milby by Ronn Tan, April 2010.png
Milby in April 2010
Born Samuel Lloyd Lacia Milby
(1984-05-23) May 23, 1984 (age 30)
Troy, Ohio, United States
Nationality Filipino-American
Occupation Actor, Model, Singer
Years active 2005–present
Agent Star Magic (2005–present)

Samuel Lloyd "Sam" Lacia Milby (born May 23, 1984), is a Filipino-American former reality TV contestant, actor, commercial model, and recording artist, of dual American and Filipino citizenship.

Biography[edit]

Samuel Lloyd Lacia Milby was born in Troy, Ohio in the United States, the youngest child of Elsie Lacia, from Tago, Surigao del Sur, and Lloyd William Milby, an entrepreneur from Dayton, Ohio. Milby was raised in Tipp City, Ohio. From age 9, he trained and lived with his ice-skating coach, and was home schooled until he was 15. He competed in numerous major ice skating competitions, including the Junior Nationals. He and his skating partner of 4 years won silver and other awards in the course of his serious skating stint.

Returning to the Philippines in 2005, Milby decided to seriously pursue a career in show business and modeling. He landed bit roles in some ads before obtaining a lead role in Close Up's TV commercial with Barbie Almalbis. He subsequently joined Pinoy Big Brother, which featured 12 men and women from different walks of life; Milby was not one of the original 12, but joined the cast when one of the contestants left the house for family reasons. After this, he became into an actor and recording artist and signed up a contract with ABS-CBN. His first major film debut was Close to You, produced by ABS-CBN subsidiary Star Cinema and co-starring John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo.

In early 2006, Milby released a self-titled debut album. He did a concert titled "Heartthrobs" at the Music Museum on February 2 and 3, 2007. It had its repeat on March 17, 2007 following the big success of the first concert. He did his first major solo concert dubbed as Sam Milby: Rockoustic Heartthrob at the Aliw Theater on October 25, 2008. He also did several concerts in USA, Canada, Asia, and Europe.

In 2012, Milby spent three months in the United States, taking part in auditions in New York. He also performed in concerts and tours, playing Lazarus for one night in the Broadway musical Godspell, and guest-starring in Anna Maria´s Benefit Concert in New York with Anna Maria´s Godspell costars Corbin Bleu, Wallace Smith, Nick Blaemire, Eric Krop, and George Salazar.

In 2013 Milby joined PETA campaign to remove Mali, the only captive elephant in the Philippines, from the Manila zoo, and have her transferred to Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand.[1]

Milby took part in the Cannes Film Festival in 2013, where the Adolf Alexis movie "Death March", in which he had acted, was nominated in Un Certain Regard section.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Other appearances[edit]

  • 2006, "Langit Na Naman", on Hotsilog: The ASAP Hotdog Compilation
  • 2007, "You and I," "Can't Cry Hard Enough," "In Love with You", on Maging Sino Ka Man Soundtrack
  • 2012, "After All" on "A Beautiful Affair OST"
  • 2014, "And I Love You So", "Chasing Cars" on Star Cinema (20th Year Commemorative Album)

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2005 Pinoy Big Brother Himself/Contestant ABS-CBN
2006–present ASAP Host/Performer
2006 Star Magic Presents: Tender Loving Care Calvin
Maging Sino Ka Man Jaime "JB" Roxas Berenguer
Your Song: I've Fallen in Love Stephen
2007 Your Song Presents: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Will
Your Song Presents: Ikaw Lamang
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pilat Jeffrey
Maging Sino Ka Man: Ang Pagbabalik Jaime "JB" Roxas Berenguer
2008-2009 Dyosa Prinsipe Adonis
2009 Only You Theodore "TJ" Javier Jr.
Your Song Presents: Someone To Love Morrie Smith
May Bukas Pa Jeff
2010 Precious Hearts Romances Presents:Impostor Anthony Florencio
1DOL Vincent "Vince" Serrano
2011 Your Song Presents: Kim Ronnie
Mara Clara Himself
100 Days to Heaven Roel Villanueva
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Piano Charles Buenafe
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Journal Nono Revilleza
Wansapanataym: I'll Be Home For Christmas Carl
2013 Kahit Konting Pagtingin Adam Ledesma
Toda Max Doc Milby
Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala Eros Diomedes
2014 Minute to Win It Himself
Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Liro

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Film Outfit
2006 Close to You Lance Star Cinema
You Are the One Will Derby / Vernard Garcia Star Cinema
2007 You Got Me Lt. Kevin Robles Star Cinema
2008 My Big Love Macky Galvez Star Cinema
My Only Ü Cameo Role Star Cinema
Cul De Sac Hero Indie Film
2009 And I Love You So Chris Panlilio Star Cinema
Ang Tanging Pamilya: A Marry Go Round Prince Price Star Cinema
2010 Babe, I Love You Nicolas "Nico" Veneracion Borromeo Star Cinema and Viva Films
Third World Happy (Indie Film) West / Wesley Cinema One Originals
2011 Forever and a Day Eugene Star Cinema
2012 This Guy's in Love with U Mare! Cameo Role Star Cinema and Viva Films
24/7 in Love Charles Padilla Star Cinema
2013 Four Sisters and a Wedding Tristan Harris Star Cinema
Death March Roy Cook
Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel Rodin Bartoletti Spring Films, MJM Productions, and Quantum Films
2014 Starting Over Again Cameo Role Star Cinema
The Gifted Mark Ferrer Viva Films
She's Dating the Action Star Norman Cinco Suarez Star Cinema and Viva Films

Awards[edit]

  • Best New Male Artist - 2006 19th Aliw Awards
  • Most Promising Male Singer - 2006 Guillermo Awards
  • Best New TV Male Personality - 2006 PMPC Star Awards for TV
  • New Movie Actor - 2006 PMPC Star Awards for Movies for "You Are The One"
  • Pop Movie Themesong & Pop Screen Kiss - 2006 ASAP Pop Viewers Awards for Movie for "You Are The One" with Toni Gonzaga
  • Top 10 Most Admired Male Personality - 2006 Anak TV Seal Award
  • Prince of Philippines Movies - 2007 Guillermo Awards for "You Are The One"
  • Top 10 Most Admired Male Personality - 2007 Anak TV Seal Award
  • Pop Best Movie Screen Kiss - 2007 ASAP Pop Viewers Choice Awards for "You Got Me"
  • Most Chandon Sparkling Couple of the Night - 2008 2nd Star Magic Ball with Anne Curtis
  • Best Actor and Male Performing Artist - 2009 Dangal ng Bayan Awards
  • Pop Pin Up Boy and Pop Movie Love team (with Anne Curtis) - 6th Asap Pop Viewers Choice Awards 2010
  • Best Ballad Recording with album producer Jonathan Manalo for the song "Hindi Kita Iiwan" (Be Mine album ) - 25th Awit Awards

Websites[edit]

http://www.facebook.com/officialsammilby http://www.twitter.com/samuelmilby http://gotmilby.com http://www.cornerstonetalents.net/sam-milby

References[edit]

http://starmagic.abs-cbn.com/talents/profile/sam--milby.html

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