|Occupation||Actor, comedian, host, and politician|
Roderick Paulate (born April 4, 1963) is a Filipino actor, TV host, comedian and politician. Kuya Dick was previously hosted tv shows like Vilma On 7, Tonight With Dick & Carmi, Magandang Tanhgali Bayan & Singing Bee. Kuya Dick is also a comedian in shows Abangan Ang Susunod Na Kabanata, Oki Doki Doc, Mana Mana, Ang Tanging Ina The Comedy Series & Tweets For My Sweets. Kuya Dick is also a dramatic actor in previous shows, Malayo Pa Ang Umaga, Makita Ka Lang Muli, Rosalinda, Munting Heredera & his current action drama series the long running FPJ's Ang Probinsyano which he plays a straight man Mayor Politician.
Paulate started his career as a child actor. He received his first Best Child Actor award from the Manila Film Festival for the movie Kasalanan Kaya in 1968. His first FAMAS award was for Anghel na Walang Langit in 1970.
Paulate’s first foray in gay roles was in 1979 when he appeared in Maryo J. De Los Reyes' High School Circa ’65. A producer then gave him the lead role in Charot, a movie inspired by Dustin Hoffman's gender-bending performance in Tootsie. His movie Inday Inday sa Balitaw was a huge success, that in 1987 he made four gay movies in a span of eight months: Jack en Poy, Bb. Tsuperman, Kumander Gringa, and 1+1=12+1. Paulate continued to play gay roles in movies and television. Paulate' influenced Vice Ganda, Allan K, and Paolo Ballesteros.
Non gay roles
Kuya Dick's 1st comedy non gay role in 1989 was Last Two Minutes which he play a straight man high school basketball coach with his fellow basketball members PBA Legends Alvin Patrimonio, Jerry Cordillera & Paul Alvarez, also in the movie as Zoren Legaspi, Jeffrey Santos, Aljon Jimenez with leading leadies Carmina Villaruel-Legaspi, Ruffa Gutierrez & Aiko Melendez & also in a special participation role and also introducing was Benjie Paras which Benjie plays a catholic priest for supposed to be a marriage inside a basketball gym. Kuya Dick also played the role of Ding, a mentally-challenged homeless mute in 1980 in the first Philippine TV series Malayo Pa Ang Umaga, about village life in the Philippines in the second world war under Japanese Imperial Army occupation. Kuya Dick's 1st fantasy drama role was Engkanto with the late hip hop king Francis Magalona was released in 1993 who also plays a straight tree man who saves the environment from nasty illegal loggers.
Singer and performer
Dubbed as the Rick Astley Of The Philippines, Kuya Dick also ventured mostly as a singer where he influenced his singing idol Rick Astley. Kuya Dick is also a singer performer in a various defunct variety shows, Tonight With Dick & Carmi, Vilma & Magandang Tanghali Bayan.
All in all, Paulate has received six Best Child Actor awards and 17 awards during his adult years starting with Inday, Inday sa Balitaw in 1986 (co-starring Maricel Soriano) when he received the Best Supporting Actor trophy. In 1996, Paulate was named Best Actor in Drama at the Asian Television Awards, and then in 2000, for his role in the Maalaala Mo Kaya episode "Wristwatch" and again in 1981, for his very difficult role in Malayo Pa Ang Umaga, the very first successful TV series in the Philippines.
Kuya Dick is also inducted to the Philippines Eastwood City Walk Of Fame in 2012 for contributing his acting, singing, hosting and also being a comedian.
Roderick M. Paulate
|Assumed office |
June 30, 2016
|Member of the Quezon City Council from second district|
June 30, 2010 – January 22, 2016
|Born||April 4, 1960|
|Profession||Politician, TV host, actor|
Paulate was elected as councillor for Quezon City's 2nd District in 2010. Paulate was removed from office by the Office of the Ombudsman as councilor of Quezon City because of ghost employees. He was barred to run for any public office.
Despite barring him to run on public office, Paulate ran for his third term as a councilor and eventually elected.
On December 12, 2016 however, the Court of Appeals overturned the ruling of the Office of the Ombudsman dismissing Paulate, together with 3 other officials of the Quezon City local government from the public service.
He finished his secondary education in 1984 at Jose Rizal College (now Jose Rizal University).
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|2018-2019||FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Mayor Adonis||with Carmi Martin||ABS-CBN|
|2017||Wansapanataym: Amazing Ving||Chris||with Awra Briguela|
|2016||Magandang Buhay||Himself / Guest|
|2013–2015||The Singing Bee||Himself / Host||ABS-CBN|
|2013||Gandang Gabi Vice||Himself / Guest||with Amy Perez|
|Genesis||Senator Bernado Cabral||GMA Network|
|The Ryzza Mae Show||Himself / Guest|
|2012||Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break||Mentor|
|Tweets For My Sweet||JB Mercado|
|2011||Spooky Nights Presents: Ang Munting Mahadera||Tatay Rody|
|2007||That's My Doc||Major Ret||ABS-CBN|
|2006–2007||Makita Ka Lang Muli||Valetin Barba/Vicar Barbarosa||GMA Network|
|2005||M.R.S. (Most Requested Show)||Himself / Host||ABS-CBN|
|1998–2003||Magandang Tanghali Bayan|
|1998||Wansapanataym Christmas Special||?????|
|1993||Oki Doki Dok||Dickson|
|1991–1997||Abangan Ang Susunod Na Kabanata||Benny dela Croix|
|1988–1991||Tonight With Dick & Carmi||Host|
|1980-1982||Malayo Pa Ang Umaga||Ding, a mentally-challenged homeless mute|
- Kung Fu Divas (2013)
- D' Kilabots Pogi Brothers Weh?!? (2012)
- Zombadings 1: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington (2011)
- Ded na si Lolo (2009)
- Can This Be Love (2005)
- Pa Siyam (2004)
- Pera O Bayong (2000)
- Bala at Lipistik (1994)
- Engkanto (1994)
- Buddy en Sol: Sine Ito! (1992)
- Last Two Minutes (1989)
- Petrang Kabayo 2 (1989 VIVA Films)
- Ako Si Kiko, Ako Si Kikay (1988)
- Petrang Kabayo at ang Pilyang Kuting (1988)
- Binibining Tsuperman (1987)
- Jack en Poy (1987)
- Bb. Tsuperman (1987)
- Kumander Gringa (1987)
- 1+1=12+1 (1987)
- Mga Anak ni Facifica Falayfay (1987)
- Alkitrang Dugo (1975)
- Ito Ang Lalake (1964)
|Year||Award Giving Body||Category||Work||Result|
|1987||Metro Manila Film Festival ||Best Supporting Actor||1+1=12+1||Won|
|2012||Philippines Eastwood City Walk Of Fame||Inducted||Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Singer||Won|
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- Roderick Paulate, Aiza Seguerra return to 'MMK'. sunstar.com.ph. August 10, 2006
- Roderick Paulate among new QC councilors. abs-cbnNEWS.com. November 5, 2010.
- Roderick Paulate, et al guilty of falsification over 'ghost employees'
- Dismissed Roderick Paulate re-elected as Quezon City councilor
- CA overturns ruling dismissing Roderick Paulate from service.
- Jackie Aquino: Kris's cousin is still active in showbiz. Pep.ph. Retrieved on August 20, 2013.
- "Metro Manila Film Festival:1987". IMDB. Retrieved April 9, 2014.