Joel Torre

Joel Torre
Born Jose Rizalino Torre
(1961-06-19) June 19, 1961
Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Visayas, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978-present
Spouse(s) Christy Azcona

Joel Rizalino Torre (born June 19, 1961) is a Filipino actor and producer who is best known for his numerous films such as the biographical film José Rizal (1998), crime thriller film On the Job (2013) and the Historical period drama Amigo (2010), with the latter winning him the Best Actor Award at the 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival.[1][2][3][4] In television, Torre usually plays as a character actor

Torre studied at the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod, Philippines. The Dr. Pablo O. Torre Memorial Hospital of Bacolod City was named in honor of Torre's uncle.

Early career

At age seven, Torre was a member of the Bacolod-based Masskara theater group ran by director Peque Gallaga, where his passion for acting started. He was the youngest member in the group which composed of 13 people.He then played a small role in Lino Brocka's Gumising ka, Maruja which was shot in Bacolod in 1978. A few years later, Gallaga tasked Torre to play a role for his 1982 film Oro, Plata, Mata.[5][6]



Year Title Role Network
2017 Because You Love Me ABS-CBN
2015- 2016 FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Teodoro "Ted" Arevalo ABS-CBN
2015-2016 On The Wings Of Love Soliman "Sol" Olivar ABS-CBN
2015 Wansapanataym: Remote Ni Eric Romy Gutierrez ABS-CBN
2014 Ikaw Lamang Samuel Hidalgo ABS-CBN
2013-2014 Honesto Hugo Layer ABS-CBN
2013 Juan Dela Cruz Jose "Mang Pepe" Guerrero ABS-CBN
2012 Lorenzo's Time Badong Gamboa ABS-CBN
2012 Dahil Sa Pag-Ibig Benjamin Osorio ABS-CBN
2012 Walang Hanggan William Alcantara ABS-CBN
2011 100 Days To Heaven Andres Delgado ABS-CBN
2010 Wansapanataym: Buhawi Jack Manuel Miranda ABS-CBN
2010 Grazilda Fernando GMA Network
2010 Pilyang Kerubin Dante Garcia GMA Network
2010 Elena M. Patron's Momay Donato "Donnie" Buenavidez ABS-CBN
2009 Zorro Don Roberto Pelaez GMA Network
2008 Sine Novela: Saan Darating Ang Umaga? Ruben Rodrigo GMA Network
2008 Iisa Pa Lamang Rolando Ramirez ABS-CBN
2007 Pangarap na Bituin Cocoy Mendoza ABS-CBN
2007 Mga Kuwento Ni Lola Basyang: Ang Prinsipeng Unggoy Tinong GMA Network
2006 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Poon Jun ABS-CBN
2006 Gulong ng Palad Tomas Santos ABS-CBN
2005 Now And Forever: Mukha Guido GMA Network
2004 Marina Elias Sto. Domingo ABS-CBN
2003 Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Anton Garcia ABS-CBN
2003 A Legacy of Heroes: The Story of Bataan and Corregidor Himself IBC-13
2002 Kapalaran Cesar Arman ABS-CBN Regional Network Group
2001 Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka Franco Dequiros Montecillo ABS-CBN
1999 Saan Ka Man Naroroon Juanito Ocampo ABS-CBN
1997 Esperanza Raul Estrera ABS-CBN
1995 Villa Quintana Robert Quintana GMA Network


Year Title Role Producer
2016 Just the 3 of Us Lulu Manalo Star Cinema
2015 Felix Manalo Teofilo Ramos Viva Films
2013 On The Job Mario "Tatang" Maghari Reality Entertainment, Star Cinema
2012 A Secret Affair Jimmy Viva Films
2012 Pridyider Mr. Benitez Regal Entertainment
2012 Just One Summer Daniel Cuaresma Sr. GMA Films
2012 The Bourne Legacy Citrus Samaritan Universal Studios
2012 The Healing Melchor Star Cinema
2011 I Love You Marlon Radiant Films
2011 Le Marquis Le commandant du SWAT Pathé
2010 In Your Eyes Ronnie Delos Santos GMA Films, Viva Films
2010 Amigo Rafael Dacanay Variance Films
Star Cinema
2008 Baler Commandante Teodorico Luna Novicio Viva Films
2008 Namets! Caveman Videoflick Productions
2008 Ploning Old Siloy Panoramanila Pictures
2007 The Promise Gustin Regal Entertainment, GMA Films
2004 Panaghoy sa Suba Damian CM Films
2004 Lastikman: Unang Banat Adrian's Father Viva Films
2004 Evolution of a Filipino Family Mayor Ebolusyon Productions, Sine Olivia, Paul Tañedo Inc.
2003 My First Romance Dante Star Cinema
2002 Singsing Ni Lola Fidel Regal Entertainment
2000 Spirit Warriors Roman Roadrunner Network, Inc., MAQ Productions
2000 Tanging Yaman Francis Star Cinema
1999 Esperanza: The Movie Raul Estrera Star Cinema
1998 Jose Rizal Ibarra/Simoun GMA Films
1995 Victim No. 1: Delia Maga (Jesus, Pray for Us!) Conrado Maga Regal Films and Golden Lions Films
1995 The Lilian Velez Story Till Death Us Part Joe Climaco Viva Films
1994Lipa Arandia Massacre Lord Deliver Us From EvilRonald Arandia Viva Films and Golden Lions Films



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