Chris Gutierrez

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Chris Gutierrez
Born Christopher Juno Balbin[fn 1]
(1992-05-09) May 9, 1992 (age 25)
Delaware,[1] US
Other names Christopher Gutierrez
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006-2011

Chris Gutierrez (born Christopher Juno Balbin[fn 1][2] on 9 May 1992[3]) is a Filipino actor. He is a member of ABS-CBN's Star Magic Batch 13. He is a grandson of to two Philippine showbiz greats, Gloria Romero and Juancho Gutierrez.

Biography[edit]

Family background[edit]

Christopher Gutierrez is a grandson of veteran Filipino actress and former movie queen Gloria Romero.[4] His grandfather is actor Juancho Gutierrez, another Philippine showbiz veteran actor.[5] He is the only son of Maritess, a professional chef, the only daughter of Gloria and Juancho.[1][4]

Chris was born in Delaware, United States on May 9, 1992. His parents divorced when he was young, and then moved to the Philippines with his mother, leaving behind his dad in Seattle. They now live together with his grandmother Gloria Romero.[5]

Career[edit]

Until the offer from Star Magic came, Chris never considered entering showbiz. He was only 13 when he was contacted by ABS-CBN’s talent management arm.[4] In 2006, he was launched as a member of Star Magic Batch 13 along with 23 other aspiring actors.

The same year, he made guest appearances in ABS-CBN shows: Homeboy, Wowowee and ASAP.[3] He was later cast in ABS-CBN's show, Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv. He plays role of Rickson[3] a love interest to Giselle, played by Zia Marquez.[4] This is the start of the Chris-Zia team up. He and Zia later reprised their respective roles in the follow-up season, Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2.

When Abt Ur Luv ended in 2008. He then starred in the new season of Star Magic Presents, Star Magic Presents: Astigs. Star Magic's Astigs is composed of actors Dino Imperial, AJ Perez, Enchong Dee, Angelo Patrimonio and Chris Gutierrez.[6] All are Star Magic Batch 13 members except for Dee. The show only went on for two mini-seasons, Astigs in Haay...School Life and Astigs in Luvin' Lyf. In Astigs in Luvin' Lyf, Chris was again paired with Zia Marquez.

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2006–2007 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Rickson
2007–2008 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2 Rickson
2008-present ASAP '08: Dynamite Dance Crew himself
2008 Star Magic Presents: Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Haay...School Life Sean
2008 Star Magic Presents: Star Magic Presents: Astigs: Luvin' Life Clay
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Popcorn" Jay Ar
2009-2011 ASAP '09 himself host/performer, "Dynamite Dance Crew" segment.
2009 Maynila: Playback Time Liam
2009 Your Song Presents: Boystown Brent
2009 Midnight DJ Mark Guest, 1 episode
2013 Wish Ko Lang himself Good Samaritan episode

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chris Gutierrez was born in the United States. Thus, he does not possess his mother's maiden name which is Gutierrez.

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