Albie Casiño

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Albie Casiño
Born
Alan Benedict Lee Casiño

(1993-05-14) 14 May 1993 (age 30)
Makati, Philippines
EducationLa Salle Greenhills
De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde
Occupation(s)Actor, model
Years active2009–present
Agent(s)Star Magic (2010–2013; 2019–present)
Leo Dominguez
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)

Alan Benedict Lee Hernandez Casiño (born May 14, 1993), popularly known as Albie Casiño, is a Filipino actor best known for his role as Christian in the 2010 hit series, Mara Clara. He is also well known for his roles in On The Wings Of Love (2015 - 2016), Pusong Ligaw (2017 - 2018), Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Los Bastardos (2018 - 2019), Linlang (2023), and Can't Buy Me Love (2023).

Personal life[edit]

Casiño was involved in a controversy with ex-girlfriend Andi Eigenmann. Eigenmann was reportedly almost five months pregnant on June 29, 2011. She then revealed that the father of her child was her "first" boyfriend, and Albie was one of the suspects.[1][2][3]

Meanwhile, Eigenmann's present boyfriend, Jake Ejercito already denied that he is the father while Albie's mother neither confirmed nor denied that Albie is the father of Andi's unborn child. However, in an interview of Eigenmann's father, Mark Gil, he did hint that the father of the child is Eigenmann's first and only boyfriend; he also said that Ejercito was not the father and he respected him for being there, even if he was not the father of the child.[4] Eventually, after a 5-year dispute, in September 2016, it was finally confirmed by Eigenmanns's sister in a podcast, that Jake Ejercito, is the confirmed father, and that a paternity test was taken, without Casiño's knowledge.

In August 2015, Casiño revealed his battle with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, citing it as a reason for his departure from ABS-CBN.[5]

Casiño entered the Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) house in the 2021 Celebrity edition of the reality show,[6][7] and has opened up about his struggles with ADHD[8] which resulted to his altercation with fellow housemate Alexa Ilacad.[9] The tension around his reclusive personality eventually lead to his eviction from the said show.[10]

Nevertheless, he has since reconciled with fellow PBB housemates, and has openly expressed interest to bury the hatchet with Andi Eigenmann.

Bar altercation and assault[edit]

On May 4, 2012, Gene saw Casiño at a bar in Makati and reportedly threw wine on Casiño's face and slapped him. Casiño went to the restroom "to clean himself up" with the intention of leaving the bar after but he and a friend were purportedly followed and assaulted in the parking lot by Eigenmann's companions. The commotion was later stopped by a bouncer. Gene's companions included Frank Magalona, son of late rapper Francis Magalona, and Jeck-Jeck Lacson, son of politician Ping Lacson.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role
2010 Your Song Presents: Gimik 2010 Albie Marquez
Maynila: Misa de Gallo Mart
2010–2011 Mara Clara Christian Torralba
Noah Levi (teen)
2011 100 Days to Heaven Reggie
Wansapanataym: Wallet Vincent
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Toga Phil Lipp Peene
2012 Maynila: Ang Choosy Mong Heart Danny
2013 Cassandra: Warrior Angel Jude Solcruz
2014 Confessions of a Torpe Jack Malaqui
2015 On The Wings Of Love Diego "Jigs" Fausto
2016 FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Richmond Subito
Wansapanataym: Just Got Laki Jake
2017 Karelasyon: Magnanakaw Ng Puso Gilbert
Wagas: Padyak para sa pag-ibig young Alfredo
Karelasyon: Bugso Joel/Lando
Ipaglaban Mo: Putol Vincent
2017–2018 Pusong Ligaw Leon Del Mundo
2018 Wagas: Love After HIV Cris
2018–2019 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Los Bastardos Lucas Aguilar-Cardinal
2019 Ipaglaban Mo: Biyaheng Langit Rey
2020 Ang sa Iyo ay Akin Victor Montelibano
2021 Pinoy Big Brother: Kumunity Season 10 Celebrity Housemate
Init sa Magdamag Raymund
2022 The Chosen One: Soap Opera Elijah Docomos
2023–present Can't Buy Me Love Charleston Young Tiu

Television shows[edit]

Year Title Role
2009–2010 SOP Himself / Performer
2012 Happy Yipee Yehey! Himself / Guest
2013 The Tim Yap Show Himself / Guest
2017 ASAP Himself (member of ASAP Coverboys)
2022 Top Class Co-host

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role
2022 How to Move On in 30 Days Jake
Bola Bola
2023 Drag You & Me Ricardo "Ricky" Sabas Jr.
Linlang Ricky

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Aswang Gabriel
2012 Shake, Rattle & Roll 14 Neil Segment: "Unwanted"
The Animals Jake 8th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival
2014 Somebody to Love Jason
2016 The Escort Kenneth
Die Beautiful Migs
That Thing Called Tanga Na Russell
Magtanggol
2017 Pwera Usog Bobby
2018 Rainbow's Sunset Jonel
First Love Sebastian
I Love You, Hater Andrew
2019 Ang Henerasyong Sumuko Sa Love Hadji
2020 Isa Pang Bahaghari Domingo "Domeng" delos Santos (young)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Category Award Work Result
2011 Best Awesome Young Actor Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards Mara Clara Won
2017 Best Performance by an Actor (Single Performance) 15th Gawad Tanglaw Awards MMK: Picture Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Filipina actress Andi Eigenmann is pregnant!". BeautyMania.biz. July 1, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2011.
  2. ^ "Andi Eigenmann '18 weeks pregnant': mom". SunStar. June 29, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2011.
  3. ^ "Andi Eigenmann is pregnant, confirms mom". ABS-CBN News. June 30, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2011.
  4. ^ "CelebSpotlight: Albie Casiño". BeautyMania.biz. July 4, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2011.
  5. ^ "Albie reveals: I have ADHD". ABS-CBN News. August 3, 2015. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "WATCH: Albie Casiño's hilarious first day inside 'PBB'". ABS-CBN News. October 29, 2021. Retrieved October 31, 2021.
  7. ^ C, Toff (October 16, 2021). "Kyle Echarri, Chie Filomeno, and Albie Casino are the new celebrity housemates of 'PBB: Kumunity season 10'". Push. Archived from the original on October 16, 2021. Retrieved October 16, 2021.
  8. ^ "'PBB': Albie Casiño gets candid about living with ADHD". ABS-CBN News. November 1, 2021. Retrieved December 20, 2021.
  9. ^ "'Napaka walang hiya,' Albie Casiño says of Alexa Ilacad in brewing 'PBB' conflict". ABS-CBN News. November 3, 2021. Retrieved December 20, 2021.
  10. ^ Basco, Karl Cedrick (November 13, 2021). "Albie Casiño ika-2 evictee sa 'Pinoy Big Brother' house". ABS-CBN News (in Tagalog). Archived from the original on November 13, 2021. Retrieved November 13, 2021.
  11. ^ "Albie-Andi encounter in Makati bar ends in brawl". ABS-CBN News. May 5, 2012. Retrieved August 4, 2015.

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