J. C. Santos

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JC Santos
Born John Carlo Abrugar Santos
(1988-11-19) November 19, 1988 (age 29)
Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actor
Agent Viva Artists Agency (2014-present)
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 142 lb (64 kg)

John Carlo Abrugar Santos, popularly known as JC Santos, is a Filipino theater and television actor, best known for his role in the television series Till I Met You as Alejandro "Ali" Nicolas.[1][2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Santos was born on November 19, 1988 in Pampanga, Philippines. He is one of the two children of Edwin Santos, a seaman, and Elizabeth Gutierrez, an OFW, and has a younger sister named Janine.[1][4]

Acting career[edit]

Santos studied Theater Arts at the University of the Philippines Diliman where he began his acting career appearing in plays by Dulaang UP. Few years later, before finishing his thesis at UP, he got accepted to work at Hong Kong Disneyland and at Universal Studios Singapore as a singer and dancer. He then flew to New York City to study musical theater at the Circle in the Square Theatre School. In the middle of his first year, he decided to come back home to the Philippines to pursue a career in acting.[4][5]

Filmography[edit]

Theater[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Passion of the Christ Apostle James Dulaang UP
2007 As You Like It / Paano Man Ang Ibig Silvius Dulaang UP
2007 The Silent Soprano Stanley Dulaang UP
2008 Orosman at Zafira Zelim Dulaang UP
2008 Hinabing Pakpak ng Ating Mga Anak Aktor II Dulaang UP
2008 Isang Panaginip na Fili Basilio Dulaang UP
2008 Atang Amado V. Hernandez / Artemio Ricarte Dulaang UP
2009 Lulu Alva Dulaang UP
2013 Adarna Don Juan Dulaang UP
2015 Bilanggo ng Pag-ibig Abdallah Dulaang UP
2015 Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady Jeryc Sans Rival Dalanghita Productions
2015 Games People Play Julio Bit by Bit Company
2016 Constellations Roland Red Turnip Theater
2017 Buwan at Baril sa E Major Pari Sugid Productions

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Jay Larry 4th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival
2014 The Janitor Kito Ponce 10th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival
2014 Esprit de Corps Mac Cinema One Originals
2014 Diary ng Panget Assistant Extra
2015 Imbisibol
2015 Sakaling Hindi Makarating Manuel CineFilipino Film Festival
2016 Hinabing Pakpak ng Ating mga Anak Gabriel
2017 Nabubulok Rommel Cinemalaya 2017
2017 100 Tula Para Kay Stella Fidel Lansangan 1st Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino
2017 Meant to Beh Christian Balatbat 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival
2018 Mr. & Mrs. Cruz Raffy Cruz
2018 The Day After Valentines 2nd Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Mundo Mo'y Akin JC First TV appearance
2014 Magpakailanman Ronnel Episode: "My Love Forever"
2015 FlordeLiza Jason
2015 Ipaglaban Mo! Edmund Episode: "Ilalaban ang Dangal"
2016 Karelasyon Patel Episode: "Wanted: Tatay"
2016 Single/Single Steve
2016 Forever Sucks TL Tony Digital Web Series
2016 Tubig at Langis Noah
2015 Ipaglaban Mo! Gino Episode: "Bintang"
2016 Ang Probinsyano Young Don Emilio Syquia
2016-2017 Till I Met You Alejandro "Ali" Nicolas
2017 I Can Do That Himself Contestant
2017 Wansapanataym: Annika Pintasera Jerome Reyes
2017 Ipaglaban Mo! Karlo De Guzman Episode: "Testigo"
2017 Ikaw Lang ang Iibigin Percy Manicad
2017 Eat Bulaga! Himself
2018 Ang Probinsyano Marco Cabrera
2018 Maalaala Mo Kaya Gio Episode: "Fireworks"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "6 fun facts: Meet JC Santos, starring in Jadine soap 'Till I Met You'". Rappler. September 6, 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Episode 3: Iris, iniwasan ang halik ni Basti". ABS-CBN News. August 31, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ Gloria, Gaby (August 30, 2016). "JaDine's newest teleserye teases #LoveWins angle". CNN Philippines. Retrieved September 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b Yap, John Mark (August 29, 2016). "Who Is JC Santos? Get To Know Ali of Till I Met You". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved September 1, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Meet JC Santos, the third wheel in JaDine's new series". ABS-CBN News. August 28, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.