John Arcilla Biography, Latest Update

John Arcilla is a Filipino actor and model. Jump to movie list.

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John Arcilla
John Arcilla (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Real Name –> Romeo Gonzales Arcilla
Screen Name –> John Arcilla
Birth Date –> June 24, 1966 (age 55)
Hometown –> Iloilo City, Philippines
Father –> Dominador Gil Alemania Arcilla
Mother –> Eustacia Gonzales
* Former President Manuel Luiz Quezon was his maternal grandfather.
Height –> 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
High School –> Mount Carmel College of Baler
College –> Saint Joseph’s College of Quezon City
Degree –> Mass Communications

Love Life
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Showbiz Career
John Arcilla started his career as a performer in several plays of Tanghalang Pilipino at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). He appeared as the lead actor in Orosman at Zafira, Walang Sugat, and Ryan Cayabyab’s Rizal musical trilogy: El filibusterismo (1993), Noli Me Tángere (1995), and Illustrado (1996). After a hit television commercial about a coffee brand, he became a sought after actor in the mainstream movie and television programs. Thereafter, he won many awards either as best actor or best supporting actor. In 2021, he became the first Filipino to win the Coppi Volpi (Volpi Cup) for Best Actor at the 78th Venice Film Festival held in Venice, Italy for his performance in the movie On The Job: The Missing 8.

Latest Television Programs / Web Series
2021 – Love You Stranger
2020 – Bangon Talentadong Pinoy
2018—2019 – Ika-5 Utos
1988—1991 – That’s Entertainment

Movie List
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2021 – On the Job: The Missing 8
2020 – A Hard Day
2020 – Suarez: The Healing Priest
2019 – Miracle in Cell No. 7
2019 – The Panti Sisters
2019 – Kuwaresma
2019 – Second Coming
2016 – Birdshot
2015 – Heneral Luna
2012 – El Presidente
1997 – Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin
1996 – Mulanay
1989 – Orapronobis

Awards
2021 – Best Actor for On the Job: The Missing 8 by Venice Film Festival
1997 – Best Supporting Actress for Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin by Gawad Urian Awards
1996 – Best Actor for Mulanay by Metro Manila Film Festival

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See also: List of Famous Filipino Actors

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