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12 Most Successful Star Magic Artists Through The Years

For more than 25 years, Star Magic has been a potent source of award winning and most sought after artists in the country.

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Star Magic which started in April 1992 with a few up and coming teen stars, is now boasting of a constellation of stars that are making waves in different facet of the Philippine showbiz industry. From television to film to fashion and music, Star Magic artists proved why Star Magic is the talent management company in the country to beat.

And as they celebrate their 24 years in building careers of aspiring local artists, Lionheartv will list down Star Magic’s most successful and award winning artists through the years.

1. Piolo Pascual – Piolo was part of the Star Magic Batch 3 in 1996. From bit roles in teleseryes, Piolo has become one of the most hottest and most sought after actor and leading man. Recently Piolo was casted alongside John Lloyd Cruz in the highly acclaimed Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis which brought them to the Berlin International Film Festival.

Some Notable Awards:

Best Drama Actor – “Lobo” – 22nd PMPC Star Awards for TV (2008)
Best Single Performance by a Lead Actor – MMK “Piso” – 21st PMPC Star Awards for TV (2007)
Best Actor – Don’t Give Up On Us – 23rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies (2007), 4th ENPRESS Golden Screen Awards (2007)
Best Actor – “Milan” – 54th FAMAS Awards (2005)
Best Supporting Actor – “Dekada ’70” – Gawad Urian Award (2003), FAP Awards (2003), FAMAS Awards (2003), PMPC Star Awards for Movies (2003) and 28th Metro Manila Film Festival (2002)

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2. Angelica Panganiban –  Angelica started with Star Magic in 1992 as an Ang TV kid. Even as a child star Angelica already showed great potential as an actress. Her performances in “Sarah Ang Munting Prinsesa” as Becky and “Separada” were both highly aclaimed. But her breakthrough was Laurice Guillen’s “Santa Santita” where she proved that she’s the actress that we all know.

Some Notable Awards:

Best Actress – “That Thing Called Tadhana” – 13th Gawad Tanglaw, 2014 Cinema One Originals Film Festival
Best Supporting Actress – “Segunda Mano” – 60th FAMAS Awards
Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role (Musical or Comedy) – “Here Comes The Bride” – 8th ENPRESS Golden Screen Awards for Movies
Best Supporting Actress – “A Love Story” – 26th Luna Awards
Best Child Actress – “Ama, Ina, Anak” – PMPC Star Awards for Movies
Best Child Actress – “Separada” – FAMAS Awards
Best Comedy Actress – “Banana Split” – 4th ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards, 2nd ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards.

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3. Bea Alonzo – Bea is part of Star Magic Batch 10 in 2001. She started in showbiz as a teen star in ABS-CBN’s K2BU and Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay with Ms. Lorna Tolentino, John Estrada ang John Lloyd Cruz. From teen roles, Bea also evolved to be one of the best actresses in the country. Her most notable work is her role as Basha in “One More Chance” opposite Popoy John Lloyd Cruz.

Some Notable Awards:

Film Best Actress of the Year – “Miss You Like Crazy” – 42nd GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards
Best TV Actress – “Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon” – KBP Golden Dove Awards
Best Movie Actress of the Year – “A Second Chance” – 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Movies

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4. Jericho Rosales – Star Magic Batch 4 in 1997, Echo came to fame via Eat Bulaga’s Mr. Pogi. From boy next door in Kaybol, to one of The Hunks in ASAP, Jericho has become one of the most critically acclaimed actors in the country. His role as Angelo in Pangako Sa’yo has been his ticket to fame not only in the Philippines but also in all the countries where the teleserye was brought in.

Some Notable Awards:

Best New Male TV Personality – 12th PMPC Star Awards for TV
Best Single Performance by an Actor – “MMK” – 14th PMPC Star Awards for TV
Best Drama Actor – “Dahil Sa Pag-ibig” – 26th PMPC Star Awards for TV
Best Actor – “Alagwa” – 61st FAMAS Awards, 37th Gawad Urian Awards
Best Actor – “#WalangForever” – 41st Metro Manila Film Festival
Achievement in Acting Award – “Alagwa” – Guam International Film Festival
Honors (Outstanding Achievement in Acting) – “Alagwa” – Newport Beach Film Festival
Achievement Award (Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking Acting) – “Subject: I Love You (2011)” – Newport Beach Film Festival
Finalist – “Dahil May Isang Ikaw” – 2011 New York Festivals
Best Actor – “Baler” – 25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2009
Best Actor – “Pacquiao: The Movie” – 23rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2007

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5. Claudine Barretto – A former Star Magic actress, Claudine Barreto is currently under Viva Entertainment. Claudine also started as an Ang TV Kid and casted along Aga Muhlach in the classic sitcom Oki Doki Dok and Dolphy in Home Along Da Riles. Claudine then became one of the most prolific actresses in the country getting numerous Best Actress awards and recognitions.

Some Notable Awards:

Best Actress – “Milan” – 23rd FAP Luna Awards, 53rd FAMAS Award
Best Actress – “Nasaan Ka Man” – 22nd PMPC Star awards for Movies, 54th FAMAS Awards
Best Actress – “Dubai” – 55th Maria Clara Awards

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6. Alessandra de Rossi – Member of Star Magic Batch 7 in 1998, Alex is now under Popoy Caritativo. Alex also started in teen roles but her acting prowess was recognized via “Munting Tinig” which was sent to the Oscars as the Philippine entry for the Foreign Language Category. Alex was also part of the recent highly acclaimed film Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis with Piolo Pascual and John Lloyd Cruz.

Some Notable Awards:

Best Actress – “Ang mga Alingawngaw sa panahon ng pagpapasya” – 2016 Singkwento International Film Festival International Category
Best Actress – “Bambanti” – 2015 Sinag Maynila Film Festival
Best Actress – “Mauban ang Resiko” – 2014 Quezon City International Film Festival
Best Actress – “Sta.Nina”- 2013 1st AIFFA International
Best Supporting Actress – ” Azucena” – 2001 49th FAMAS Awards
Best Supporting Actress – “Hubog” – 2001 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF)
Best Supporting Actress – “Sta. Nina” – 2013 Gawad Urian
Best Supporting Actress – “Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real” – 2015 6th ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards
Best Supporting Actress – “Kid Kulafu” – 2016 PMPC Star Awards for Movies

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