Marvin Agustin

Marvin Agustin
Marvin Agustine
Born Marvin Jay Cuyugan Agustin
January 29, 1979 (1979-01-29) (age 32)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actor, host, businessman-entrepreneur, concert producer
Years active 1996-present

Marvin Jay Cuyugan Agustin, better known by his stage name Marvin Agustin (born January 29, 1979 in Peñafrancia, Paco, Manila) is a Filipino actor and entrepreneur.


Showbiz career

Marvin Agustin starred in more than 30 Filipino movies and TV series, including Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Noon at Ngayon, Chito Rono's Dekada '70, Laurice Guillen's Tanging Yaman, Jose Javier Reyes' Kutob, Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Maging Akin Muli, Joyce Bernal's Hey Babe, Jerry Lopez Sineneng's Labs Ko Si Babes, Jose Javier Reyes' Whattamen, Laurenti Dyogi's Gimik and Olivia Lamasan's Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako.

He won his first TV and film acting awards for his performance as Filipino boxing champion Rolando Navarette in Maalaala Mo Kaya's Boxing Gloves episode in 2004's 1st Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards, and as a disturbed psycho Lemuel in the horror-thriller Kutob in 2005's 31st Metro Manila Film Festival.

He was part of ABS-CBN's Star Magic, before moving to GMA Network.

He played a hunchback Gabriel in Mga Mata ni Anghelita.

He joined the cast of Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita for a period and has played one of the villains in "LaLola".

Agustin also hosted a musical variety show on GMA Network in "SOP Rules" and a youth oriented drama anthology "Dear Friend" and hosts a comedy informative show in "Outrageous & Courageous".

He is also part on the drama mini series "SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Ng Puso".

Agustin starred in the romantic-comedy film "Adik Sa'Yo" and recent appears as Lando in a drama mini-series, "Tinik Sa Dibdib and appeared in Panday Kids, which he plays "Lizardo", a villain of the Panday Kids.

Agustin formerly hosts the variety show, "Party Pilipinas" and is also a former part of the cast in Pilyang Kerubin.

Agustin is slated to recently appear in the GMA 7 Drama, "Beauty Queen" in October 2010.

Cooking and business career

Agustin attended International School for Culinary arts and Hotel Management, and started a restaurant called Sumo Sam, which specializes in Japanese-American modern cuisine. He also owns the Japanese restaurant called John and Yoko as well as the Cafe Ten Titas restaurant. He also hosts the new GMA-7 Cooking Challenge, Kitchen Superstar.

Personal life

Agustin practiced archery in hopes of making it to the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, in November 2008.[1]



Year Title Role Network
2011 Iglot Anton GMA Network
2011 Kitchen Superstar Himself
2010 Pilyang Kerubin Adante
2010 Party Pilipinas Co-Host
2010 Panday Kids Lizardo/Enrico
2009 Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib Lando Domingo
2009 Adik Sa'Yo Carlos Manansala
2009 SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Ng Puso Jacob Manansala
2009 Outrageous & Courageous Host
2009 SOP Rules Co-Host
2008 Maynila Various
2008 LaLola Gaston Savictorres Lobregat
2008 Dear Friend Host
2008 Chef To Go (Season 2) Host QTV
2008 Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan Dr. Louie Almeda GMA Network
2008 Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Alfred de Leon
2007 MariMar Rodolfo San Jinez
2007 Mga Mata ni Angelita Gabriel/Angelo/Kuba
2007 Asian Treasures Hector Madrigal
2006 I Luv NY Albert Sandoval
2003 Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Newton ABS-CBN
2003 Ang Tanging Ina Juan
2002 Magandang Tanghali Bayan Co-Host
2001 Star Drama Theater Presents: Rave
2001 Whattamen Matti
2000 Labs Ko Si Babe Wally
1998 Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako Ruben
1997 Onli In Da Pilipins Host
1997 Esperanza Danilo/Raphael Salgado
1996 Gimik Joey Fajardo
1995 ASAP Co-Host


Year Title Role Production company
2011 The Road (Philippine Film) TBA GMA Films
2011 Kasambuhay Habambuhay Michael
2011 Who's That Girl? Fish ball vendor (cameo) Viva Films
2010 Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!) Juan Montecilio Star Cinema
2009 The Red Shoes Lucas Munozca Unitel Pictures
2008 I.T.A.L.Y. (I Trust And I Love You) (cameo) GMA Films
2007 Angels Ruben Eagle Eye Entertainment
2006 Wag Kang Lilingon James Star Cinema & Viva Films
2004 Spirit Of The Glass Dante OctoArts Films
2003 Malikmata Patrick OctoArts Films
2003 Noon At Ngayon...Pagsasamang Kayganda Bobby Star Cinema
2003 Ang Tanging Ina Juan Montecilio Star Cinema
2002 Dekada '70 Emman Bartolome Star Cinema
2002 Super B Lordino Neo Films
2001 Trip Joboy Star Cinema
2000 Tanging Yaman Boyet Star Cinema
2000 Minsan Minahal Kita Gelo Star Cinema
1999 Esperanza Danilo/Raphael Salgado Star Cinema
1999 Hey Babe Nelson Star Cinema
1999 Gimik: The Reunion Joey Fajardo Star Cinema
1998 Labs Kita Okey Ka Lang Ned Star Cinema
1998 Kung Ayaw Mo Huwag Mo Nicco Star Cinema
1997 Flames: Tameme Butch Star Cinema
1997 Ipaglaban Mo 2: The Movie Paul Star Cinema

Awards and nominations

  • Best New Movie Actor (F.L.A.M.E.S.) 1998 14th PMPC Star Awards For Movies
  • German Moreno Youth Achievement Award 1999 FAMAS
  • Best Single Performance by a Lead Actor (Maalaala Mo Kaya: Boxing Gloves) 2004 1st Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards
  • Best Single Performance by a Lead Actor Nominee (Maalaala Mo Kaya: Boxing Gloves) 2004 PMPC Star Awards For TV
  • Best Actor (Kutob) 2005 Metro Manila Film Festival-Philippines
  • Best Actor (Kutob) 2006 Film Academy of the Philippines LUNA Awards
  • Best Actor Nominee (Kutob) 2006 54th FAMAS Awards


  1. ^ Manila Bulletin - Saturday, April 3

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