Alvin Anson

Alvin Lorenz Anson (born October 20, 1962) is a Filipino actor, producer, director, TV host and musician. He has done various TV shows and over 50 feature films throughout his career, both local and foreign. His most recent recognizable works would be his portrayal in the Philippine film Heneral Luna, where he played as General José Alejandrino[1] and TV series Dolce Amore as Favio De Luca.

Alvin Anson
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Born
Alvin Lorenz Anson

(1962-10-20) October 20, 1962 (age 57)
OccupationActor, producer, director, TV host, musician
Years active1995–present
Notable work
Way of the Cross
Expressway
Heneral Luna
Dolce Amore
A Love to Last
Height5' 10" (178 cm)
RelativesBoots Anson-Roa (sister)
AwardsSinag Maynila Awards - Best Actor in Expressway

Early lifeEdit

EducationEdit

He holds a degree in Engineering and Liberal Arts and a minor in music from San Francisco State University.

CareerEdit

Anson started working as an actor in 1995. In 1996, he appeared in the GMA Network television shows Kadenang Kristal, GMA Supershow, Rio Del Mar, Pira-pirasong Pangarap, Mia Gracia, and Kirara, Ano ang Kulay ng Pag-ibig?.

In 2011, he appeared in TV5 shows such as Beki Boxer, Undercover, Never Say Good Bye, and Eezy Dancing. By 2015, he had moved to ABS-CBN, appearing in Bridges of Love, ASAP, MTB, Maalaala Mo Kaya, Dolce Amore and A Love to Last.

As an actor and producer of independent films, Anson is the producing partner of director Gorio Vicuna, a former Hollywood animator, and his wife Peejay Vicuna in their production house, GWARD, INC.[1]

In 2019, Anson reprise the role of Yandro Andres in ABS-CBN's primetime drama Sino ang May Sala?: Mea Culpa (the inspiration to ABC/Shondaland's American drama series How to Get Away with Murder) with Jodi Sta. Maria.

Personal lifeEdit

Anson is the son of actor Oscar Moreno, and the younger brother of actress Boots Anson-Roa.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Source
2018 Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral José Alejandrino
2017 Way of the Cross - [2]
2016 Expressway Producer / Actor: Ben
2016 Showdown in Manila (uncredited)
2015 Heneral Luna José Alejandrino
2015 The West Valley Fault Fireman
2015 Kid Kulafu CHDF Leader
2014 Bacao -
2014 Gemini -
2014 Water Wars Jasper
2014 Ang Bagong Dugo Frank
2013 Drug Mule NBI officer
2013 Chasing Fire George
2013 The Diplomat Hotel -
2013 The Death Match: Fighting Fist of Samurai Joe Brian
2013 Alfredo S. Lim: The Untold Story Roman
2012 El Presidente Felipe Agoncillo
2012 Flames of Love -
2010 My Lai Four Santanilla
2008 Baler Gregorio Catalan Valero
2008 Anak ng Kumander Rebel Commander
2008 Black Market Love Bertain
2007 Island of the Living Dead Fred
2007 Zombies: The Beginning Mark Taylor
2006 Ligalig Inspector Durana
2006 Rome & Juliet Dan
2006 Pacquiao: The Movie Isidra's Husband
2005 Terrorist Hunter -
2005 The Great Raid Rudi
2003 Nena Inosente -
2002 Hula Mo, Huli Ko Cop
2002 Gising na si Adan Gang Member
2002 Hanggang Kailan Ako Papatay Para Mabuhay -
2002 Katawan Mo, Langit Ko (Kamandag ni Margarita) -
2002 Diskarte Mando
2002 Burles King: Daw o... Mario
2001 Kapirasong Gubat sa Gitna ng Dagat
2001 Kapitan Ambo: Outside de kulambo Madman
2001 Mano Mano 2: Ubusan ng Lakas -
2001 Carta alas... Huwag ka nang humirit Ding
2001 Tabi tabi po! Piring (segment "Engkantada")
2000 Ping Lacson: Super Cop Velayo's Man
2000 Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw Alex
2000 Madame X -
2000 Palaban Lito Cordova
2000 Nag-aapoy na laman Bimoy
1999 Burlesk Queen Ngayon Bodyguard
1999 Desperado, bahala na ang itaas Muslim Rebel
1999 Tigasin -
1998 Kasal-kasalan (Sakalan) -
1998 Toni -
1998 Car Trunk -
1998 Birador -
1998 Pusong mamon Officemate
1997 Wag na wag kang lalayo Gun club member
1997 Damong ligaw Mestizo Rebel Soldier
1997 Hawak ko buhay mo Asset
1997 Kamandag ko ang papatay sa iyo Gang member
1996 Bayarang puso Michael
1996 Itataya ko ang buhay ko Gang member
1996 Madaling mamatay, mahirap mabuhay Gang member
1995 Huwag mong isuko ang laban Gangster
1995 Mangarap ka Jeffrey

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Source
2019 Sino ang May Sala?: Mea Culpa Yandro Andres
2017 FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Alvaro
2017 A Love to Last Simon Sumulong
2016 Ipaglaban Mo: Kidnap Jose Magpantay
2016 Jack Irish Adonis
2016 Dolce Amore Favio De Luca
2015 Bridges of Love Willy
2013 Never Say Goodbye Ramil
2011 PNP Pacers -
1998 Maalaala Mo Kaya -

ShortsEdit

Year Title Role Source
2016 Padating -
2016 Ang maangas, ang marikit at ang makata -

Awards and nominationsEdit

 
Alvin Anson receiving his Best Actor Sinag Maynila Award for "Expressway"

At the Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival 2016, Anson received the Best Actor Award for his lead portrayal in Ato Bautista's Expressway.[3][4]

Year Award Category Work Result
2016 Sinag Maynila Film Festival Best Actor Expressway Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Heneral Luna behind-the-scenes: Alvin Anson reveals most memorable moments during shooting [video] - ASTIG.PH". ASTIG.PH. 2015-09-26. Retrieved 2016-12-07.
  2. ^ Tabares, Nazamel (2016-11-23). "upcoming Gorio Vicuna film titled "Stations of the Cross" with Filipino actor Alvin Anson". Movies Philippines. Archived from the original on 2016-11-27. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
  3. ^ "FULL LIST: Winners, Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2016". Rappler. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
  4. ^ Torre, Nestor U. "Alvin Anson comes into his own". entertainment.inquirer.net. Retrieved 2016-11-28.

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