Zoren Legaspi

Zoren Legaspi
Born
Zoren Lim Legaspi

(1972-01-30) January 30, 1972 (age 51)
Manila, Philippines
Occupations
  • Actor
  • director
  • host
  • film producer
Years active1987–present
Spouse
(m. 2012)
Children2

Zoren Lim Legaspi (Tagalog: [ˈsɔɾɛn lɛˈgaspɪ]; born January 30, 1972) is a Filipino actor and television director. He is best known for appearing in several television shows such as Ika-6 na Utos, Mulawin, Now and Forever: Ganti, Majika, Enchanted Garden, Glamorosa, Forevermore, Healing Hearts, Encantadia, Sirkus, Kapag Nahati ang Puso, Sahaya, Bilangin Ang Bituin Sa Langit and Apoy sa Langit.

He is currently an exclusive contract artist of GMA Network, as well as the network's talent management arm Sparkle GMA Artist Center alongside his twin children.

Personal life

Zoren comes from a family of Filipino celebrities. His father, Lito Legaspi (1941–2019), and brothers, Kier and Brando, are all actors. His spouse, Carmina Villaroel, is a movie and television actress. They have a twin children named Mavy and Cassy.

Outside of his showbiz career, he is a hobbyist for his love of motorcycles.

Career

He was once a leading man of beauty queen/actress Ruffa Gutierrez who was his ex-girlfriend. He was a member of That's Entertainment as a matinee idol. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance in the movie The Fatima Buen Story in the Gawad Urian Awards of 1995.

Legaspi directed for GMA Network programs like Fantastikids, Fantastic Man, Wag Kukurap and Atlantika. He made his film directorial debut for Ultraelectromagnetic Love of Regal Films which was to be shown in 2008.

He was a minor character in Agua Bendita aired on ABS-CBN.

Legaspi returned to GMA with his partner Carmina on a new talk show, Love ni Mister, Love ni Misis. This was his first hosting on TV and first talk show on GMA. The show premiered August 9, 2010.

Legaspi returned to TV5 as host in Paparazzi with his co-hosts Ruffa Gutierrez, Shalala, Christy Fermin and Mo Twister. This was Zoren's second hosting on TV after Love Ni Mister, Love Ni Misis aired on GMA Network in 2010.

Legaspi returns again to drama via Glamorosa with grand slam best actress Lorna Tolentino and former Palmolive endorser Alice Dixson. The show premiered November 2011.

In November 2012, Carmina and Zoren had their wedding, and the ABS-CBN had their special coverage of their wedding that aired November 24, 2012 entitled Zoren-Carmina: Always Forever, A Wedding Like No Other. The idea of a surprise proposal followed by a flashmob-style instant wedding was inspired by a remarkably similar episode of the U.S. television show "Mobbed" hosted by Howie Mandel.

In 2016, Legaspi returned to GMA Network, since his guesting on Marian Rivera's program, Yan ang Morning!, his wife Carmina Villarroel, also returned to the network in 2017.

On March 15, 2018, Legaspi signed a contract with GMA Artist Center, after he returned to the network in 2016. He returned to GMA thrice. Legaspi's first return to the network was late 2010, he moved back to GMA again for the second time in 2015 and the third time in 2016.

Filmography

Film

  • Wooly Booly: Ang Classmate Kong Alien (1989)
  • Student Body (1990)
  • Tora Tora, Bang Bang Bang (1990)
  • I Have 3 Eggs (1990)
  • Island of Desire (1990) as Jimmy Boy
  • Pido Dida 2: Kasal Na (1991)
  • Ipaglaban Mo Ako Boy Topak (1991)
  • Pretty Boy Hoodlum (1991)
  • Disgrasyada (1991)
  • Shotgun Banjo (1992)
  • Tikboy Tikas at ang Mga Batang Krhoaks (1993)
  • Bala at Lipstick (1993)
  • Massacre Files (1994)
  • Multo in the City (1994)
  • Silya Eletrika (1994) Viva Films
  • Alyas Boy Ama: Tirador (1994) - Moviestars Production
  • Hataw Tatay Hataw (1994)
  • The Fatima Buen Story (1995)
  • Melencio Magat: Dugo Laban Dugo (1995)
  • Kailanman (1996)
  • Sandata (1996)
  • Duwelo (1996)
  • Bandido (1997)
  • Baril sa Baril (1997)
  • Matang Agila (1997)
  • Kung Marunong Kang Magdasal, Umpisahan Mo Na (1997)
  • Daniel Eskultor (1997)
  • Desperate Hours (1998)
  • Kahit Mabuhay Kang Muli (1998)
  • The Resort Murders (1998)
  • Alyas Big Time (1999)
  • Markado (1999)
  • Elias Marengo: Bayolente (1999)
  • Ang Boyfriend Kong Pari (1999)
  • Nag-aapoy Na Laman (2000)
  • Baliktaran (2000)
  • Laban Kung Laban (2000)
  • Testigo (2000)
  • Hindi Sisiw ang Kalaban Mo (2001)
  • Xtreme Warriors (2001)
  • The Cory Quirino Kidnap Files (2002)
  • Mano Po 2: My Home (2003)
  • Mulawin: The Movie (2005)
  • Pacquiao: The Movie (2006)
  • Inang Yaya (2006)
  • Isang Araw Lang (2011)
  • My Big Bossing's Adventures (2014)
  • Etiquette for Mistresses (2015)
  • Our Mighty Yaya (2017)
  • Miss Q & A (2020)

Television

Year Title Role Network
1988–1996 That's Entertainment Himself / Performer GMA Network
1989–1995 Eat Bulaga! Himself / Co-host ABS-CBN
1989–1996 Saturday Entertainment Himself / Performer GMA Network
1991 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Punyal ABS-CBN
2002 Recuerdo de Amor Eugene Hernandez
2002–2003 Habang Kapiling Ka Jonas Capistrano GMA Network
2004–2005 Mulawin Bagwis
2005 Encantadia
Kakabakaba Adventures Mezandro / Miguel
Now and Forever: Ganti Dennis
2006 Majika Garam
2007 Princess Charming Enrico de Saavedra
2007–2008 Kamandag King Gulag
2009 George and Cecil Epoy Montalban ABS-CBN
All My Life Romano Estrella GMA Network
Sana Ngayong Pasko young Ernesto
2010 Ikaw Sana Enrico Sta. Maria
Rod Santiago's Agua Bendita Luisito Mondigo ABS-CBN
Kitchen Battles Host Q
2010–2011 Love ni Mister, Love ni Misis Himself/host GMA Network
2011 Machete Malyari
Nita Negrita Arturo
Pepito Manaloto Jonap
Rod Santiago's The Sisters Fidel Santiago TV5
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Callao Cave Jerry ABS-CBN
2011–2012 Paparazzi: Showbiz Exposed Himself/host TV5
Glamorosa Karl Marciano
2012–2013 Enchanted Garden Menandro
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Skate Board Episode role ABS-CBN
2014–2015 Forevermore Alexander "Alex" Grande II
2015 Healing Hearts Benjie Saavendra GMA Network
Magpakailanman Episode role
Maalaala Mo Kaya ABS-CBN
2015–2016 Marimar Don Gustavo Aldama GMA Network
2016 Yan ang Morning! Himself / Guest
Encantadia Emre
2016–2017 Till I Met You Nestor Valderama ABS-CBN
2017 Mulawin vs. Ravena Bagwis (Archival Footage from the movie) GMA Network
I Heart Davao Architect Eugene "Euge" Lumbas
Road Trip Himself
Dear Uge Episode guest
Ika-6 na Utos Lyon Muller
Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko: Alamat ng Durian Julian
2018 Sirkus Miguel
Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay na Kwento Donald
Kapag Nahati ang Puso Enrico "Nico/Nick" Del Valle
2019 Sahaya Harold Maglayao
2020–2021 Sarap, 'Di Ba? Himself
Bilangin ang Bituin sa Langit Anselmo "Ansel" Santos
2021–2022 Stories from the Heart: The End of Us Jeffrey Guevara
2022 Apoy sa Langit Cesar Monastrial
2023 Mga Lihim ni Urduja Marius "Maestro" Tan / Marcel "Chairman" Batibuttan / Ibn Battuta
Black Rider Alfonso Buenaventura
Credits
Television & film
Year Title Director Note
2006 Fantastikids Yes Directorial Debut
2006–2007 Atlantika Yes
2007 Fantastikman Yes
2010 Shake, Rattle and Roll XII Yes segment, Mamanyika

Accolades

Awards and nominations

  • Gawad Urian - Best Supporting Actor for The Fatima Buen Story (nominated)

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