Randy Santiago

Randy Gerard Legaspi Santiago (born November 26, 1960) is a Filipino actor, comedian, television host, singer, songwriter, producer, director and entrepreneur. He is the older brother of Raymart Santiago, Rowell Santiago and Reily Pablo L. Santiago Jr. He graduated from De La Salle University.

Randy Santiago
Birth nameRandy Gerard Legaspi Santiago
Born (1960-11-26) November 26, 1960 (age 60)
OriginManila, Philippines
GenresOPM, pop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, actor, producer, director, entrepreneur
Years active1986–present
Associated actsWillie Revillame

As an actor, Santiago has acted in movies such as Paikot-ikot, released in 1990, Pera o Bayong (Not da TV)! (2000), in which he portrayed Tiburcio, and Taray at Teroy (1988). As a film producer, he has produced movies such as "JR", released in 1983, and "Daniel Bartolo ng Sapang Bato" (1982).

Personal lifeEdit

Randy is the brother of film/TV/stage director Rowell Santiago and actor Raymart Santiago, and the son of film director Pablo Santiago and actress Cielito Legaspi.[1]

Randy is almost never seen in public without sunglasses due to lazy eye. Santiago mentioned in an interview in Magandang Buhay that his eyelid condition was a result of a cyst on his left eyelid which first appeared when he was in second grade.[2]

Randy is married to Marilou Coronel and have three children: Raphael (born 1991), Ryan (1993–2017) and Raiko (born 2002).

Other venturesEdit

In addition to his acting career, he is also the owner of Ratsky Bar, a restaurant chain with branches throughout the Philippines and the Middle East.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year/Date Title Character/Role Production
2014 Shake, Rattle & Roll XV Additional Regal Entertainment
2013 Raketeros Director Heaven's Best Entertainment
Kaleidoscope World Additional
2012 Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang Additional Star Cinema
My Cactus Heart Additional Star Cinema
2010 Dalaw Additional Star Cinema
Till My Heartaches End Additional Star Cinema
Cinco Additional Star Cinema
Here Comes the Bride Additional Star Cinema
2009 I Love You, Goodbye Additional Star Cinema
T2 Additional Star Cinema
You Changed My Life Additional Star Cinema
2008 My Big Love Additional Star Cinema
2007 I've Fallen for You Additional Star Cinema
You Got Me! Additional Star Cinema
2006 First Day High Additional Star Cinema
All About Love Additional Star Cinema
2002 Mano Po Additional Regal Films
2000 Pera o Bayong (Not da TV)! Tiburcio
1996 Ang Syota Kong Balikbayan cameo appearance
Wanted Perfect Mother cameo appearance
1990 Tiny Terrestrial: The Three Professors Prof. Jason Eyestyle
Paikot-ikot Rocky
1988 Taray at Teroy Teroy Regal Films
1987 No Retreat... No Surrender... Si Kumander Einstein FPJ Productions

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Character/Role Channel
2021 Sing Galing! host TV5
2018 I Can See Your Voice Himself/Occasional Guest Singvestigator ABS-CBN
2018–present It's Showtime Himself/Tawag ng Tanghalan (season 3) hurado
2017 La Luna Sangre Noel "Doc" Domingo
2016 Dear Uge TBA GMA Network
2015 Sabado Badoo Cameo Guest Footage
2014 Tunay Na Buhay Himself/Guest
2013 It's Showtime Celebrity Guest Judge ABS-CBN
Wowowillie Host TV5
2012 Sarap Diva Guest GMA Network
Lorenzo's Time ABS-CBN
Wansapanataym
Toda Max Baby Manoling[3]
2011–2012 Happy, Yipee, Yehey Himself/Main Host
2010 Diva George del Rosario GMA Network
Pepito Manaloto Various
2009 Are You the Next Big Star? Judge
Show Me Da Manny Various
Showtime (Variety show) Celebrity Guest Judge ABS-CBN
Talentadong Pinoy Judge TV5
2008 Maynila Various GMA Network
2007 Little Big Superstar Judge ABS-CBN
2007–2009 Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition Himself GMA Network
2005 Wag Kukurap Various
O-Ha! Various ABC (now TV5)
2005–2006 My Juan And Only Harry ABS-CBN
2004–2005 Star Circle Quest Judge
2003–2004 Masayang Tanghali Bayan Host
1998–present ASAP Occasional Performer
1998–2003 Magandang Tanghali Bayan Host
1995–1998 'Sang Linggo nAPO Sila Himself
1993–2000 Oki Doki Doc Rabbit Owner
1993–1995 Ober Da Bakod Mike GMA Network
SST: Salo Salo Together Host
1987 Shades Host
1986–1993 Lunch Date Host

Television (as director/producer)Edit

Year Title Lead Cast Network
2016 A1 Ko Sa 'Yo Solenn Heussaff, Jaclyn Jose, Gardo Versoza GMA Network
2015 Wowowin Willie Revillame
2009 Parekoy Zanjoe Marudo, John Prats, Jayson Gainza ABS-CBN
2006 Aalog-Alog Keanna Reeves, Pokwang
1994 Salo-Salo Together (SST) Randy Santiago, Liezl Martinez, Dennis Padilla GMA Network

DiscographyEdit

AlbumEdit

SongsEdit

  • "Hindi Magbabago"
  • "Babaero"
  • "Siguro"
  • "Umiinit umaapoy lumiliyab"
  • "Nais"
  • "Naglalambing"
  • "Pagod ng Puso"
  • "'Di Ako Papayag"
  • "Pobreng Manliligaw"
  • "Tabi Tayo"
  • "True Love"
  • "Basta't Ika'y Maging Akin"
  • "Huwag Kang Paloloko"
  • "Senorita"
  • "Ikaw Lamang, Wala Nang Iba"
  • "Laman ng Kalsada"
  • "Eto Na Naman" (Original By Gary V.)
  • "Curtain of Your Heart"
  • "I'll Sing to You"
  • "Tayo Pa Rin"
  • "Pakita Mo"
  • "Nandiyan Na si Cardo" (2018)[6]
  • "Dance & Sing (Basta May Social Distancing)" (2020)
  • "Sakto" (2019)

Awards and recognitionEdit

  • Celebrity Inductee Winner, 10th Eastwood City Walk Of Fame Philippines 2015

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Libo-on, Eddie O. (January 28, 1989). "Fat chance". Manila Standard. Manila Standard News, Inc. p. 14. Retrieved June 21, 2020.
  2. ^ Selim, Chandral. "Randy Santiago finally talks about his mysterious left eye". starcinema.abs-cbn.com.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Randy launches 'First' album". Manila Standard. Standard Publishing, Inc. October 22, 1988. p. 24. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  5. ^ "Randy launches second album in mini-concert today". Manila Standard. Kagitingan Publications, Inc. July 1, 1989. p. 26. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  6. ^ "Mga kalaban magtago na kayo dahil 'Nandiyan Na Si Cardo'" [Bad guys hid now because "Nandiyan Na Si Cardo" (lit. Cardo is now here)] (in Filipino). Dreamscape Entertainment. Retrieved October 31, 2018.

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