Martin Escudero

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Martin Escudero
Born Mart Enrico Escudero[1]
(1990-04-11) April 11, 1990 (age 25)
Quezon City, Philippines
Nationality Philippines Filipino
Other names Mark Butler
Alma mater Academe of St. Jude Thaddeus (high school)
STI College - Alabang (college)[2]
Occupation Actor, model, television personality
Years active 2003 - present
Agent Star Magic (2003 -2005)
GMA Artist Center (2006 – 2010 ; 2015-present)
Talent5 (2010 - 2015)[3]
Family Francis Escudero (uncle)

Mart Enrico Escudero, commonly known as Martin Escudero, is a Filipino actor, model and television personality. He rose to fame during his stint at the fourth season of StarStruck.

He starred in the indie film Zombadings: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington with Kerbie Zamora.[4][5]

Early life[edit]

Martin studied at the Academe of St. Jude Thaddeus in GMA, Cavite, where he was an active participant of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines under the leadership of Eagle Scout Andrew Alcantara. He was only a 2nd Year High School student when he was accepted as a contestant in Starstruck.

Career[edit]

Escudero is a former GMA Network artist. His last show in the network was Jillian: Namamasko Po.

He is currently a contract star under the talent agency of TV5 Network named Talent5.[6] In 2011, he made his first appearance in the network through the drama Babaeng Hampaslupa. Martin is set to appear in the romantic comedy television show Kano Luvs Pinay starting on September 5.[7] He also stars in TV5's first online sitcom entitled Tanods. [8]

Personal life[edit]

Martin is a nephew of Philippine Senator Francis Escudero.

He was in a relationship with his former on-screen partner, Jennica Garcia, from December 2007 to February 2009. They have maintained their friendship, and are professional in dealing with their joint projects.[9][10]

At present, he balances his life through continuing his career in showbiz while pursuing Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management at the Alabang branch of STI College.

Returned to GMA[edit]

Martin decided to return to GMA Network after 4 years staying in TV5.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
Wattpad Presents: Pristine Academy Kiefer/ Kiera
Wattpad Presents: How to Break Up with The Bad Boy Chance
2014 Wattpad Presents: Just for A While Luke
Obsession James Calderon
2013 - 2014 Positive Carlo Santillan
2012 Enchanted Garden Pako
Kapitan Awesome Efren
2011–2012 Glamorosa Calvin Lustico
2011 Star Confessions Jao Mapa
Babaeng Hampaslupa Andrew Sy
2010 Jillian: Namamasko Po Guest Cast GMA Network
Gumapang Ka sa Lusak Jonathan Guatlo
2009 Dear Friend: The Three Bachelors Miguel
SRO Cinemaserye: Reunion Benjo
Rosalinda Beto Perez
Ang Babaeng Hinugot sa Aking Tadyang Ulysses Valdez
Dear Friend Mateo
2008–2009 Gagambino Noel Albuento
2008 Ako si Kim Samsoon Kokoy
Maynila Various
Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Roman
2007 Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig Isko
Fantastic Man Carding
2007-2008 Impostora Santiago "Yago" Cayetano
2007 Boys Nxt Door Atom
SOP Rules Himself
2006–2007 StarStruck: The Next Level Ultimate Loveteam
2006 Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat Eman
2005 Qpids Prince Charming (billed as Mark Butler) ABS-CBN
Mga Anghel na Walang Langit Guest Cast

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Film Producer
2015 #Ewankosau Saranghaeyo Unknown Bonfire Productions
2014 Feng Shui 2 Moy Star Cinema
2013 Kung Fu Divas Unknown
2012 Shake Rattle and Roll Fourteen - The Invasion: Lost Command Private Solomon Conde Regal Entertainment
Moron 5 and the Crying Lady Michael Angelo Viva Films
2011 Zombadings: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington Remington Origin8 Media
2010 Shake, Rattle and Roll 12: Punerarya Dennis Regal Entertainment
2009 Shake, Rattle & Roll 11: Lamang Lupa Ryan
2008 Shake, Rattle & Roll X: Nieves Celso
Mag-ingat Ka Sa...Kulam Neil
My Monster Mom Pipo
2007 Shake, Rattle and Roll 9: Engkanto Vince
Hide and Seek Joseph
2003 Malikmata Ghost OctoArts Films
Kung Ako Na Lang Sana Emmy's Godson Star Cinema

Online shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2015 Tanods Nestor Apolonio TV5

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award-Giving Body Category Nominated Work Result
2015 13th Gawad Tanglaw Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series (tied with Piolo Pascual and Coco Martin) Positive Won
2012 10th Gawad Tanglaw Awards Best Actor for Comedy Zombadings: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington Won
9th EnPresS Golden Screen Awards Won
2008 38th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Male Star N/A Won [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mart Escudero". Film Academy of the Philippines. FAP, Inc. Retrieved 30 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Martin Escudero". Instagram. Instagram, Inc. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "TV5 - Martin Escudero: Profile". TV5 - Philippines. TV5 Network, Inc. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Yu, Chona (November 24, 2011). "Ex-actor Files Raps Against Models, Actors and Bit Players". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Inquirer Online. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Aurelio, Julie (December 2, 2011). "12 Dribblers Face Raps for Mauling Ex-TV Actor Ramon Castro in QC". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Inquirer Online. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  6. ^ Blanco, Eunice (January 18, 2014). "Martin Escudero ‘happy’ with TV5". Philippine Star. Philippine Star Online. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  7. ^ Sallan, Edwin. "Tuesday Vargas reprises film role in new TV5 sitcom". InterAksyon. TV5 Network, Inc. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "TV5 breaks in online world with Digital5". Manila Bulletin. Tempo Online. April 29, 2015. Retrieved 8 June 2015. 
  9. ^ Godinez, Bong. "Mart Escudero talks about personal and working relationship with Jennica Garcia". Philippine Entertainment Portal. PEP, Inc. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  10. ^ Mendoza, Ruel. "Jean Garcia understands breakup of daughter Jennica and Mart Escudero". Phiippine Entertainment Portal. PEP, Inc. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  11. ^ "The 38th Box Office Entertainment Awards (Part 2)". Philippine Entertainment Portal. PEP, Inc. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 

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