BJ Forbes

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BJ Forbes
Born Bernard Joseph Forbes
(1998-03-27) March 27, 1998 (age 20)
Manila, Philippines
Other names Tolits, BJ
Occupation Child Actor, Model, Host
Years active 2005—present
Agent APT Entertainment

Bernard Joecel Forbes (born March 27, 1998) in Morong, Rizal, Philippines) also known as BJ "Tolits" Forbes, is a Filipino child actor. He first appeared on TV as a contestant in That’s My Boy; however, he didn't win.


After his stint on That's My Boy, he found fame through a Tide commercial in which he played a character named Tolits. He soon became one of the hosts of GMA's Eat Bulaga!.

Apart from Eat Bulaga!, he has appeared in TV shows such as Ful Haus, Encantadia, Etheria, and Fantastikids. He has also been featured in movies such as Ispiritista: Itay, may moomoo!—for which he won the Best Child Actor award in the 24th Luna Awards--Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom, Enteng Kabisote 3, Paraiso, Dobol Trobol, and Ded Na Si Lolo. He has also lent his voice to the character of Botyok in the animated movie Urduja.

Television shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2017 Tadhana: Sundo Dennis GMA
2016 Dear Uge
2015 Pangako Sa 'Yo Adam ABS-CBN
2015 Sabado Badoo Himself/Cameo GMA
2015 Maynila:Totoy's Tru Lab Totoy GMA
2014 MARS Guest GMA News TV
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya:Tutong ABS-CBN
2014 One of the Boys Sonny TV5
2014 Eat Bulaga Lenten Presentation (Holy Tuesday) Himsself GMA Network
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya:Sapatos Nakaaway ni Juanito ABS-CBN 2
2013 Wagas BJ Forbes NEWSTV11
2013 Lakbayin ang Magandang Pilipinas BJ Forbes PTV4
2013 Kidlat Young Voltaire TV5
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya:Flower Shop Toto ABS-CBN
2012 Maynila: Too Young To Be In Love Nathan GMA
2012 Maynila: Rules Of Love Paolo GMA
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya:Bangka Raymart ABS-CBN
2012 Sunday Funday Himself TV5
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kamao EJ ABS-CBN
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Krus Royce ABS-CBN
2010 My Driver Sweet Lover Bert Ngisi TV5
2010 Midnight DJ:Sikreto ng Swing Guest TV5
2009-10 Moomoo and me Jun-jun TV5
2009 Totoy Bato Bogart GMA
2009 Sugat ng Kahapon Young Sonny GMA
2008 Joaquin Bordado Young Jilco GMA
2008-10 Toogs himself TV5
2007 Kamandag unknown GMA
2007-09 Ful Haus One-two GMA
2007 Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang Almion GMA
2006 Fantastikids Don-Don GMA
2005-06 Etheria young Aquil GMA
2005-06 Lovely Day Tolits GMA
2005 Magpakailanman Various Roles GMA
2004-05 Mulawin Niwalum GMA
2005-2008; 2012; 2017 Eat Bulaga! Host GMA


Year Title Role Production Notes
2015 Tandem Tuko Film Productions and Quantum Films indie film
2015 Ritwal ng Kapatiran indie film
2014 BaryaBoys indie film
2013 Saka-Saka indie film
2013 Pedro Calungsod: Batang Martir Francisco Wings Entertainment
2009 Ang Panday Popoy Imus Productions and GMA Films
2009 Ded na si Lolo Joyet indie film
2008 Dobol Trobol: Lets Get Redi 2 Rambol! Nikki APT Entertainment, M-Zet Productions and RVQ Productions
2008 Urduja voice of Botyok APT Entertainment and Seventoon
2007 Paraiso: Tatlong kwento ng pag-asa Silab indie film
2006 Enteng Kabisote 3: Okay ka, Fairy Ko Dingding OctoArts Films and M-Zet Productions
2005 Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom Silab Imus Productions, Reality Entertainment, Enchanted Kingdom and Ignite Media Inc.
2005 Ispiritista: Itay, may moomoo! Tom-Tom Regal Films and APT Entertainment


Tolits - Dance Hits (2006)


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Organization Category Nominated work Remarks
2006 24th Luna Awards Best Child Actor for Ispiritista Won
54th FAMAS Awards Best Child Actor Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom Won
2007 2007 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Popular Child Actor Enteng Kabisote 3: Okay ka, Fairy ko Won
2013 27th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by an Actor Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bulaklak Nominated

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