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July 23, 1982
Tanauan, Batangas, Philippines
|Agent||Star Magic (2006–present)|
Zanjoe Acuesta Marudo (born July 23, 1982) is a Filipino actor and model. He was a former housemate in the reality television show franchise, Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition and became one of the Big Four along with Bianca Gonzalez, John Prats, and the big winner Keanna Reeves.
Marudo was born in Tanauan City, Batangas. His father, Zosimo Marudo hails from Batangas while his mother, Rosanna Acuesta is a Calauagenian (native of Calauag, Quezon). He has five siblings and he is the third child. From elementary school until high school, he played in the basketball varsity team. His brother (Zandro) influenced him to play basketball. He was in the San Sebastian College-Staglets Team, playing in the NCAA. He joined a modeling contest, Body Shots, and won the First Runner-up title. He joined The Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition, winning fourth Place with actors John Prats, Bianca Gonzalez and Keana Reeves. He signed his acting contract with ABS-CBN network.
Marudo became a model after high school. He appeared in the Bench Fever fashion show. In Philippine Cosmopolitan Magazine (September 2006 issue), Marudo is one of the 10 Centerfold men in the "Cosmopolitan 69 Bachelors and 10 Centerfolds" supplement.
Marudo was with the ABS-CBN comedy series Aalog-Alog (Jiggling) with Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition housemates John Prats, Keanna Reeves, and Pinoy Big Brother runner-up Jason Gainza and in the fantasy series Super Inggo as Super Islaw. He is set to act in Florinda (TV series) with Maricel Soriano. Marudo is a member of ABS-CBN's Star Magic.
|2014||Maria Leonora Teresa||Carlito Sacdalan||Star Cinema|
|My Illegal Wife||Henry||Skylight Films|
|2013||Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel||Barry||Quantum Films|
|Bromance: My Brother's Romance||Brando / Brandy||Skylight Films|
|Death March||Alex||Indie film|
|2012||One More Try||Tristan||Star Cinema|
|24/7 in Love||Butch Vinzon|
|Kimmy Dora and the Temple of Kiyeme||Barry|
|2011||Shake, Rattle & Roll 13||Allan||Regal Films|
|Wedding Tayo, Wedding Hindi||Oca Baytion||Star Cinema|
|2010||Sa 'yo Lamang||John|
|2009||Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme||Barry|
|2007||You Got Me!||Caloy||Star Cinema|
Awards and nominations
|2008||24th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||New Movie Actor of the Year||You Got Me||Nominated|
|5th Golden Screen Awards||Breakthrough Actor of the Year||Altar||Nominated|
|2012||38th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Supporting Actor||One More Try||Nominated|
|Male Celebrity of the Night||-||Won|
|2013||61st FAMAS Awards||Best Supporting Actor||One More Try||Won|
|2014||ENPRESS Golden Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy)||Gaydar||Nominated|
- Buan-Deveza, Reyma (2008-06-06). "Zanjoe defends Bianca; dismisses abortion issue". ABS-CBN News Online (ABS-CBN Interactive). Retrieved 2008-06-21.[dead link]
- "Zanjoe is Bianca's man in 'Varga'". ABS-CBN News Online (ABS-CBN Interactive). 2008-06-19. Retrieved 2008-06-21.[dead link]
- "Metro Manila Film Festival:2012". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.