Marvin Agustin

This name uses Philippine naming customs. The first family name is Marquez and the second is Cuyugan.
Marvin Agustin
Born Marvin Jay Marquez Cuyugan
(1979-01-29) January 29, 1979
Manila, Philippines
Education International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management
Occupation Actor, host, businessman-entrepreneur, concert producer
Years active 1993–present
Agent Star Magic (1993–2004; 2014-present)

Marvin Jay Marquez Cuyugan, better known by his stage name, Marvin Agustin, (born January 29, 1979) is a Filipino actor and entrepreneur.

Television career

Marvin Agustin starred in more than 30 Filipino movies and TV series, including Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Noon at Ngayon, Chito Rono's Dekada '70, Laurice Guillen's Tanging Yaman, Jose Javier Reyes' Kutob, Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Maging Akin Muli, Joyce Bernal's Hey Babe, Jerry Lopez Sineneng's Labs Ko Si Babes, Jose Javier Reyes' Whattamen, Laurenti Dyogi's Gimik and Olivia Lamasan's Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako.

He won his first TV and film acting awards for his performance as Filipino boxing champion Rolando Navarette in Maalaala Mo Kaya's Boxing Gloves episode in 2004's 1st Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards, and as a disturbed psycho Lemuel in the horror-thriller Kutob in 2005's 31st Metro Manila Film Festival.

He was part of ABS-CBN's Star Magic, before moving to GMA Network. He played a hunchback Gabriel in Mga Mata ni Anghelita. He joined the cast of Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita for a period and has played one of the villains in "LaLola".

Agustin also hosted a musical variety show on GMA Network in "SOP Rules" and a youth oriented drama anthology "Dear Friend" and hosts a comedy informative show in "Outrageous & Courageous". He is also part on the drama mini series "SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Ng Puso". Agustin starred in the romantic-comedy film "Adik Sa'Yo" and recent appears as Lando in a drama mini-series, "Tinik Sa Dibdib and appeared in Panday Kids, which he plays "Lizardo", a villain of the Panday Kids. Agustin formerly hosts the variety show, "Party Pilipinas" and is also a former part of the cast in Pilyang Kerubin.

Agustin appeared in the GMA 7 Drama, "Beauty Queen" in October 2010. Agustin also appeared in a drama series Iglot on GMA in 2011.

In 2012, he later transferred to TV5.

In 2014, he returned to ABS-CBN along with Jolina Magdangal.

Cooking and business career

Agustin attended International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management, he joint ventured with the restaurant entrepreneurs and called it Sumo Sam, which specializes in Japanese-American modern cuisine. He also co-owns a Japanese restaurant called John and Yoko, as well as the Cafe Ten Titas restaurant.

Aside from restaurants, he also owns Futuretainment Inc. (portmanteau of future and entertainment), a company specializing in production of concerts and events. Recently, the company debuted in television content production through Kanta Pilipinas, a singing contest on TV5.[1]

Personal life

Agustin practiced archery in hopes of making it to the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China in November 2008.[2]



Year Title Role Network
2016 My Super D Anthony "Tony" Yaneza ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya : Tootbrush Sec. Jessie Robredo
Wansapanataym: Susi Ni Sisay Henry
2015 Flordeliza Capt. Crisanto Maristella
2014 Obsession Ramon Mendoza TV5
2013 Karinderya Wars Chef Marvin
2012 Artista Academy Host / Presenter
2011 Iglot Anton Marco GMA Network
Kitchen Superstar Himself
2010 Pilyang Kerubin Adante
Party Pilipinas Co-Host
Panday Kids Lizardo / Enrico
2009 Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib Lando Domingo
Adik Sa'Yo Carlos Manansala
SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Jacob Manansala
Outrageous & Courageous Host
2009/2010 SOP Rules Co-Host
2008 Maynila Various
2008/2009 LaLola Gaston Savictorres Lobregat
2008 Dear Friend Host
Chef To Go (Season 2) QTV
Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan Dr. Louie Almeda GMA Network
Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Alfred de Leon
2007 MariMar Rodolfo San Jinez
Mga Mata ni Anghelita Gabriel / Angelo / Kuba
Asian Treasures Hector Madrigal
2006 I Luv NY Albert Sandoval
2005 StarDance Host ABS-CBN
2003-2004 Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Newton
2003-2005 Ang Tanging Ina Juan
2001-2003 Magandang Tanghali Bayan Co-Host
2001-2004 Star Drama Theater Presents: Rave
Whattamen Matti
1999-2000 Labs Ko Si Babe Wally
1998-1999 Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako Ruben
1997 Onli In Da Pilipins Gordon
1997-1999 Esperanza Danilo / Raphael Salgado
1996 Gimik Joey Fajardo
1995-2006; 2014-present ASAP Co-Host
1993-2011 Star Drama Presents Rave


Year Title Role Production Company
2015 Beauty and the Bestie Chef at the Restaurant Star Cinema & Viva Films
2014 Moron 5.2: The Transformation Aristotle Ramos Viva Films
2013 Ang Huling Henya Lee (cameo) Viva Films, Multivision Pictures Entertainment
2012 Moron 5 and the Crying Lady Aristotle Ramos Viva Films
2011 Enteng Ng Ina Mo Juan Montecilio Star Cinema, M-Zet TV Productions, APT Entertainment & OctoArts Films
2011 "Ikaw Ang Pag-Ibig" Father Star Cinema
2011 Patikul Sir Michael Balmas Cinemalaya
2011 The Road Alberto GMA Films
2011 Kasambuhay Habambuhay Michael
2011 Who's That Girl? Fish ball vendor (cameo) Viva Films
2010 Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!) Juan Montecilio Star Cinema
2009 The Red Shoes Lucas Munozca Unitel Pictures
2008 I.T.A.L.Y. (I Trust And I Love You) (cameo) GMA Films
2007 Angels Ruben Eagle Eye Entertainment
2006 Wag Kang Lilingon James Star Cinema & Viva Films
2005 Maging Akin Muli Fr. Jun Jun Jesuit Production
2004 Spirit of the Glass Dante OctoArts Films
2003 Malikmata Patrick OctoArts Films
2003 Noon At Ngayon...Pagsasamang Kayganda Bobby Star Cinema
2003 Ang Tanging Ina Juan Montecilio Star Cinema
2002 Dekada '70 Emman Bartolome Star Cinema
2002 Super B Lordino Neo Films
2001 Trip Joboy Star Cinema
2000 Tanging Yaman Boyet Star Cinema
2000 Minsan Minahal Kita Gelo Star Cinema
1999 Esperanza Danilo/Raphael Salgado Star Cinema
1999 Hey Babe Nelson Star Cinema
1999 Gimik: The Reunion Joey Fajardo Star Cinema
1998 Labs Kita Okey Ka Lang Ned Star Cinema
1998 Kung Ayaw Mo Huwag Mo Nicco Star Cinema
1997 Adarna: The Mythical Bird Voice of Rama Guiding Light Productions, Inc. & FLT Films International
1997 Flames: Tameme Butch Star Cinema
1997 Ipaglaban Mo 2: The Movie Paul Star Cinema

Awards and nominations

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
1998 14th PMPC Star Awards For Movies Best New Movie Actor of the Year F.L.A.M.E.S. Won
1999 47th FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Award - Won
2004 1st ENPRESS Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards Best Single Performance by a Lead Actor Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Boxing Gloves" episode Won
18th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by a Lead Actor Nominated
2005 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actor[3] Kutob Won
2006 Film Academy of the Philippines LUNA Awards Best Actor Won
54th FAMAS Awards Nominated
2011 Eastwood City Walk Of Fame Celebrity Inductee Acting, Hosting, Cooking, Endorsing Won
2012 60th FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actor for The Road Nominated
35th Gawad Urian Awards Best Supporting Actor Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktor Patikul Nominated


  1. About Futuretainment Inc.
  2. Manila Bulletin - Saturday, April 3
  3. "Metro Manila Film Festival:2005". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
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