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|Born||Abelardo Dennis Florencio Ho
12 May 1981
Quezon City, Philippines
|Agent||GMA Artist Center (2002-present)|
Abelardo Dennis Florencio Ho (born 12 May 1981), more widely known as Dennis Trillo, is a Filipino award-winning actor, model and recording artist. His film debut was in Aishite Imasu (Mahal Kita) 1941. He is currently[when?] an artist of GMA Network. In 2006, he won three Best Actor trophies[which?].
Life and career
Trillo's career in entertainment started in 2000 at ABS-CBN, when he was introduced in the 10th batch of ABS-CBN's Star Circle (now known as Star Magic). He was seen in the television soap operas Pangako Sayo and Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan where he played the confidante of one of the lead stars.
He transferred to GMA Network wherein he became one of its contract stars. He was cast in several television outings like Kahit Kailan, Twin Hearts and Love to Love. In 2004, he became one of the lead stars in the "telefantasya" (fantasy-themed TV series) Mulawin. He made his film debut in Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita, where he portrayed a cross-dressing spy for the Hukbalahap during the advent of the Japanese invasion in World War II. For Aishite Imasu, he received several awards and citations including Best Supporting Actor from the 30th Metro Manila Film Festival and Best Actor trophies from the Film Academy of the Philippines, the PMPC Star Awards for Movies, and the Young Critics Circle. He was also included in the third installment of Mano Po.
In 2005, Trillo was part of the TV adaptation of the Mars Ravelo comic, Darna, where he played the love interest of both the titular super-heroine as well as her archenemy Valentina. He was later part of the drama anthology Now and Forever: Agos. That same year, he reprised his role for Mulawin: The Movie, and was also in the film Blue Moon. He also won Best Actor trophies that year. Trillo was again cast as a lead in Etheria, where he portrayed the Sapirian prince, Raquim. Midway through the series, GMA Network management announced that Trillo would be pulled out of Etheria to once again star in Majika, another fantasy-themed television series, but Trillo was allowed to complete Etheria.
Aside from his television show, Trillo also starred in the horror-suspense film Pamahiin. GMA also included him as a co-host for the network's noontime show SOP where he also plays drums as part of the show's Starband. He made a "Lenten Presentation" in GMA-7 entitled Unico Hijo. In 2007, Trillo starred in the Regal film Kulam. On 21 August 2007, he started taping for GMA-7's "fantaserye" Zaido.
On 27 April 2008, five thousand spectators viewed the "Battle of Mactan" play, with Trillo playing Ferdinand Magellan at the Mactan, Cebu Shrine. On 12 May 2008, Trillo joined an afternoon soap, Pablo Gomez's Magdusa Ka.
In 2010, Trillo began co-hosting the GMA variety show, Party Pilipinas. He also appeared in Sine Novela Presents: Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak. In 2011, he appeared in the GMA fantaserye, Dwarfina. After playing the lead role in the Philippine adaptation of Temptation Of Wife, Trillo is now involved in the controversial drama series My Husband's Lover, which received positive reviews from critics.
In 2014, he guested in the Puso ni Dok and have a controversial drama series Hiram Na Alaala with first time Kapuso Actress leading lady Kris Bernal. He also guested at the Kris TV in ABS-CBN. His new indie movie The Janitor with Richard Gomez coming this October 8, 2014 at distributed by Star Cinema. In 2015, Trillo starred in You're Still The One alongside Maja Salvador, Ellen Adarna and Richard Yap under Regal Entertainment Inc. and Star Cinema. The same year, Trillo launched his first VIVA Films movie, Felix Manalo, which is based on the true story of Iglesia Ni Cristo founder Felix Y. Manalo.
Trillo was born to Florita Ho (née Trillo), a Filipino and Abelardo Leslie Ho, a Chinese Filipino from Dumaguete, Negros Oriental. Trillo finished his high school at The Philippine Women's University - Jose Abad Santos Memorial School in Quezon City and spent his Grade School years (Grades 1–7) at the Ateneo De Manila University.
|2015||My Faithful Husband||Emman Dela Paz||GMA Network|
|Magpakailanman: PO2 Ephraim Mejia Story||'Bok'|
|2014||Hiram Na Alaala||Ivan Legaspi|
|Sa Puso ni Dok||Dennis|
|2013||My Husband's Lover||Enrico "Eric" Del Mundo|
|2012||Temptation Of Wife||Marcel Salcedo|
|2011||Sinner or Saint||Raul Marcelo|
|2010||Jillian: Namamasko Po||Danny Evangelista|
|Endless Love||Andrew Tantoco|
|Sine Novela: Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak||Levi Ramiro|
|2009||StarStruck V||Himself / Host|
|Adik Sa'Yo||Raphael Domingo|
|Sugat ng Kahapon||Sonny|
|2008||Gagambino||Gabino "Bino" Bayani / Gagambino|
|Sine Novela: Magdusa Ka||Rodolfo "Rod" Henson|
|2007||Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan||Blue Zaido / Gallian Magdalion|
|Sine Novela: Kung Mahawi Man Ang Ulap||Stan Illustre|
|Super Twins||Eliseo Castro & Eliazar Vergara|
|2006||Now and Forever: Dangal||Adrian Villanueva|
|2005||Etheria: Ang Ikalimang Kaharian ng Encantadia||Raquim|
|Now And Forever: Agos||Danilo Cortez|
|Darna||Efren / Lalaking Ahas|
|2003||Twin Hearts||Glenn Saraga|
|2001||Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan||Jojo||ABS-CBN|
|2000||Pangako Sa ’Yo||Ruel|
|2011||Spooky Nights: Kalaro||Chris||GMA Network|
|2010||Love Bug Presents: The Last Romance||Hero|
|2004||Love to Love (Season 3): Kissing Beauty||Alfred|
|2001||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Songbook||ABS-CBN|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya||Various|
|2015||Sabado Badoo||Cameo Footage Featured||GMA Network|
|2015–present||Sunday PINASaya||Himself/Performer/Guest||GMA Network|
|2013–2015||Sunday All Stars||Himself/Performer/Co-host|
|2015||Kris TV||Guest (for promoting)||ABS-CBN|
|2011||Mind Master||Guest host||GMA Network|
|2005||Voltes V (Tagalog dubbed)||Steve Armstrong (voice only)||Hero|
|2015||Felix Manalo||Felix Manalo|
|2015||You're Still The One||Jojo|
|2014||Shake, Rattle & Roll XV||Henry|
|2012||Shake, Rattle & Roll 14||Master Sgt. Martin Barrientos|
|Boy Pick-Up: The Movie||Gabbs/Bagwis|
|2011||Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow||Derek|
|My Neighbor's Wife||Aaron|
|2009||Mano Po 6: A Mother's Love||Daniel Chan|
|Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie||Yaya's neighbor (cameo)|
|2008||Mag-ingat Ka Sa...Kulam||Paul|
|2007||Shake, Rattle & Roll 9||Jerome|
|2005||Blue Moon||Kyle Pineda|
|Mulawin: The Movie||Gabriel|
|2004||Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita||Ignacio Basa/Inya Marasigan|
|Mano Po 3: My Love||Sigmond Dee|
|Luv Text 2||Lito|
Awards and nominations
|2014||27th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor||My Husband's Lover||Nominated|
|5th ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series||My Husband's Lover||Won|
|30th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Dekada Awards(2003-2014)||N/A||Won|
|2013||Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series||Sinner or Saint||Won|
|2012||28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Supporting Actor of the Year||Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow||Nominated|
|2007||Gawad Pasado Awards||Pinakapasadong Aktor||TxT||Nominated|
|2006||20th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor||Now and Forever (TV series):Agos (TV series)||Nominated|
|2005||2nd Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series||Darna||Nominated|
|Gawad Urian Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita||Nominated|
|FAMAS Awards||Best Actor||Won|
|FAP Luna Awards||Best Actor||Won|
|Gawad PASADO Awards||PinakaPASADOng Aktor||Won|
|ENPRESS Golden Screen Awards||Breakthrough Performance by an Actor||Won|
|PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Actor of the Year||Won|
|New Movie Actor of the Year||Won|
|Gawad Tanglaw Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|2004||15th Young Critics Circle 2004||Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in a Leading or Supporting Role||Won|
|30th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|35th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Most Promising Actor of the Year||N/A||Won|
|2006||Dennis Trillo||IndiMusic, Universal Records|
|2013||TomDen||GMA Records||Platinum Award|
- Dennis Trillo and Tom Rodriguez overwhelmed by success of their ”loveteam” on My Husband's Lover, PEP.ph; accessed 26 December 2015.
- "Dennis Trillo disappointed with Angel Locsin's decision to switch channels". Philippine Entertainment Portal. 25 July 2007.
- "Dennis Trillo, Marian Rivera, Juday to star in Regal films", gmanews.tv; accessed 26 December 2015.
- "Pacquiao, Trillo reenacts Magellan vs Lapu-Lapu battle", gmanews.tv, 29 April 2008.
- "'Gagambino', pasok sa GMA-7!"
- "Dennis Trillo, gaganap na Gagambino", philstar.com; accessed 26 December 2015.
- GMA-7 reveals new fantaserye but keeps identity of the lead actor secret, pep.ph; accessed 26 December 2015.
- "Dingdong Dantes to replace Richard Gomez on Family Feud", pep.ph; accessed 26 December 2015.
- "Dennis Trillo: 'Yes, I’m the father of Carlene's baby'", gmanews.tv; accessed 26 December 2015.
- Official entries to the 2010 MMFF bared | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz
- Dennis Trillo releases his self-titled debut album | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz