|Intro||Filipino actor and television director|
|Type||Film, TV, Stage, Radio|
|Birth||30 January 1972, Manila, Philippines|
Zoren Lim Legaspi (born January 30, 1972) is a Filipino actor and television director. He is the best known in appearing in several television shows such as Mulawin, Now and Forever: Ganti, Majika, Enchanted Garden, Glamorosa, Forevermore, Healing Hearts, Encantadia, Sirkus and Kapag Nahati ang Puso. He is currently an exclusive contract artist of GMA Network as well as the network’s talent management arm GMA Artist Center alongside his twin children, Cassy and Mavy Legaspi.
Zoren comes from a family of Filipino celebrities. His father, Lito Legaspi, and brothers, Kier and Brando, are all actors. His spouse, Carmina Villaroel, is a movie and television actress. They have twins, Cassandra (Cassy) and Maverick (Mavy), born in the US.
He was once a leading man of beauty queen/actress Ruffa Gutierrez who was his ex-girlfriend. He was a member of That’s Entertainment as a matinee idol. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance in the movie The Fatima Buen Story in the Gawad Urian Awards of 1995.
Zoren directs for GMA for television shows like Fantastikids, Fantastic Man, Wag Kukurap and Atlantika. He made his film director debut for Ultraelectromagnetic Love of Regal Films which was to be shown in 2008.
He was a minor character in Agua Bendita aired on ABS-CBN.
Zoren Legaspi returned to GMA with his partner Carmina on a new talk show, Love ni Mister, Love ni Misis. This was Zoren’s first hosting on TV and first talk show on GMA 7. The show premiered August 9, 2010.
Zoren returned to TV5 as host in Paparazzi with his co-hosts Ruffa Guttierrez, Shalala, Christy Fermin and Mo Twister. This was Zoren’s second hosting on TV after Love Ni Mister, Love Ni Misis aired on GMA Network in 2010.
Zoren returns again to drama via Glamorosa with grand slam best actress Lorna Tolentino and former Palmolive endorser Alice Dixson. The show premiered November 2011.
On November 2012, Carmina and Zoren had their wedding, and the ABS-CBN had their special coverage of their wedding that aired November 24, 2012 entitled Zoren-Carmina: Always Forever, A Wedding Like No Other. The idea of a surprise proposal followed by a flashmob-style instant wedding was inspired by a remarkably similar episode of the U.S. television show “Mobbed” hosted by Howie Mandel.
On 2016, Legaspi returned to GMA Network, since his guesting on Marian Rivera’s program, Yan Ang Morning!, his wife Carmina Villarroel, also returned to the network in 2017.
On March 15, 2018, Legaspi signed a contract with GMA Artist Center, after returned to the network in 2016. he returned to GMA three times. Legaspi first return at the network at late 2010, he moved back to GMA again for the second time in 2015 and the third time in 2016.
Awards and nominations
- Gawad Urian – Best Supporting Actor for The Fatima Buen Story (nominated)