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Manuel Luis "Manolo" Quezon III (born May 30, 1970) is a Filipino writer, television host and adopted grandson of President Manuel L. Quezon.

Manuel L. Quezon III
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Presidential Communications Undersecretary
In office
January 1, 2014 – June 30, 2016
PresidentBenigno S. Aquino III
Personal details
Manuel Luis Quezon III

(1970-05-30) May 30, 1970 (age 49)
RelationsManuel L. Quezon (grandfather)
ParentsManuel "Nonong" Quezon, Jr.
Lourdes "Lulu" Casas-Quezon
ProfessionJournalist, writer
Manolo Quezon
Years active1983–present
Notable credit(s)
Philippine Daily Inquirer
ABS-CBN News Channel

Manolo Quezon is a columnist and editorial writer for the Philippine Daily Inquirer and the host and writer of The Explainer on the cable ABS-CBN News Channel. He was named Presidential Assistant for Historical Affairs in 2003. He was a history curator from March 2004 to March 2005 at the Ayala Museum.

He served as spokesman for the committee in charge of the Inauguration of President Benigno S. Aquino III. After the implementation of Executive Order No. 4, Aquino appointed Quezon as Undersecretary of the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office.

He graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.


Early lifeEdit

Quezon was born in 1970, an adopted son of the late Manuel L. "Nonong" Quezon, Jr. (1926–1998) and his wife, Lourdes "Lulu" Casas-Quezon. His adoptive father was the son of former President Manuel L. Quezon.


TV showEdit

  • The Explainer (2007–2010)

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