Friday, March 21, 2008



Alfredo Paolo Dumlao Vargas III (born on October 24, 1981 in San Juan City, Manila) is a Filipino actor and model.

Biography and Career

Vargas graduated in A.B. Management Economics in Ateneo de Manila University.

He started his career as a member of ABS-CBN Star Magic (formerly Star Circle) acting workshop Batch 10. From there, he had his TV role in the drama soap opera, Pangako Sa'yo, from the same network. But this Ateneo de Manila graduate was acting in theatre long before the talent scouts lured him into television.

Undoubtedly, his breakthrough role came in the film Bridal Shower by Seiko films in which he was able to display his acting potential as a drama actor. This along with the move to the GMA Network opened a slew of opportunities for the young actor.

This move has seen him featured prominently in three notable shows in Philippine television: the daytime drama series, Daisy Siete, and the fantasy series, Encantadia, (as Aquil) and Etheria (as Amarro).

He recently played the leading role in GMA daytime series Muli which stars the Malaysian actress Carrie Lee and Marian Rivera. Dyesebel is considered for Vargas as his biggest break where he worked again with Marian Rivera since Muli, and even Dingdong Dantes since Encantadia.

While he is busy on Dyesebel as one of the leading men. He also part of the upcoming installment of Sine Novela Una Kang Naging Akin opposite with Angelika dela Cruz. He leads the role as Ronnie as one of the villains in the said series. He is a GMA Network contract actor since he transferred from ABS-CBN.

Vargas had a previous relationship with LJ Reyes, who worked together in Una Kang Naging Akin and I Luv NY.

His most recent movie projects include Status: Single, with Rufa Mae Quinto; When I Met U, playing KC Concepcion's boyfriend. He is also set to do an indie film entitled Amamanhig. He will also be a part of the upcoming Philippine remake of the Korean drama series, All About Eve. This will reunite him with his former Impostora co-stars Sunshine Dizon, Iza Calzado, Mark Anthony Fernandez, and Jean Garcia.

He has announced that he will enter politics in 2010 running as a councilor of Quezon City.

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