[COLUMN] John Lloyd Cruz heads list of celebrity birthday celebrants in the month of June

John Lloyd Cruz (left) celebrates his 39th birthday on Friday, June 24. He is shown in photo above with beauty impresario Ferdie Villar (middle), who came up with the idea for the Box Office King and Queen Awards in the ‘60s, and actress Bea Alonzo (right), taken a few years back.

AWARD-WINNING actor John Lloyd Cruz heads the list of famous personalities celebrating their birthdays in the month of June. He turns 39 on Friday, June 24.

One of the most successful movie actors in the Philippines, John Lloyd is a five-time Box Office King winner (given out by the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation). He has also garnered Best Actor awards from the FAP/Luna, FAMAS, Gawad Urian and PMPC Star Awards, as well as Best Supporting Actor nods from FAMAS and the PMPC Star Awards.

Many of John Lloyd’s films over the years have been commercial successes. His movies with leading ladies like Sarah Geronimo, Toni Gonzaga and Bea Alonzo have earned hundreds of millions at the tills, with a few becoming among the highest-grossing films of all time in the Philippines.

After a few years’ hiatus, John Lloyd made a comeback movie with “Servando Magdamag” which was directed by Lav Diaz. The versatile actor is said to be making a comeback movie with Jasmine Curtis-Smith, which reportedly started shooting in May after a long delay.

John Lloyd is currently being represented by Crown Artist Management, a talent agency established by actress Maja Salvador. He signed a contract with GMA-7 Network in November of 2021. The actor currently stars in the GMA-7 sitcom “Happy ToGetHer” which is directed by Edgar Mortiz. With John Lloyd in the sitcom are Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Miles Ocampo, Jason Gainza, Edgar Mortiz, Eric Nicolas, Carmi Martin, Janus del Prado, Badjie Mortiz, Ashley Rivera, Kleggy Abaya, Wally Waley, Leo Bruno, Jenzel Angeles and Vito Quizon.

John Lloyd has a son, Elias, whom he co-parents with actress Ellen Adarna (married to Derek Ramsay).

Other June celebrants are:

June 2: Dr. Loi Ejercito Estrada;

June 3: Christine (TinTin) Garcia;

June 4: Kundiman Queen Sylvia La Torre, multi-awarded movie actress Pacita Arana;

June 5: Former Philippine Senator Ramon Magsaysay Jr., Wowowin dance choreographer Anna Feliciano;

Former Senator Ramon Magsaysay Jr. celebrates his 84th birthday on Sunday, June 5.

June 8: Former Mr. United Nations World winner Scott Ancheta;

June 9: Hotel executive Ben Carian;

June 11: Dancer/actor/musician Gabriel Valenciano, former Mrs. United Nationals International winner Estela Bejar McCovey;

Estela Bejar McCovey, a former Mrs. United Nations International winner, celebrates her birthday on Saturday, June 11.

June 13: Veteran editor/columnist/book author Julie Yap Daza, Daly City businessman Lambert Paniza;

Lambert Paniza, one of the most successful businessmen in the Peninsula area, will celebrate his birthday on Monday, June 13.

June 15: The late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, Philippine News Today owner/publisher Francis Espiritu;

June 17: Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto;

Vico Sotto, current Mayor of Pasig, will celebrate his 33rd birthday on Friday, June 17.

June 19: Fiesta Filipina Cuisine of Las. Vegas owner Ernie Guevarra;

June 20: Ballroom Dancing King Louie Rubio;

Louie Rubio, one of the best ballroom dancers in the Bay Area, celebrates his birthday on Monday, June 20.

June 21: Former Ilocos Sur Governor and current Narvacan Mayor Luis (Chavit) Singson, former Miss R.P. Tourism and Miss Philippines runner-up Krystal Ann Dizon Grant;

June 22: Colma community leader Aida Viray;

June 24: Burlingame business executive Mightor Garcia;

June 25: Actress/model Andi Eigenmann;

June 27: Former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo;

June 30: Bank executive Bernie de Barrio.

To all June birthday celebrants, Many Happy Returns of the Day!

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