Cesar Montano filmography and biography
Date of birth: 1 August 1962, Manila, Philippines
Cesar Montano biography
Born in Manila, Philippines, Cesar's passion for acting was first seen in Dulaang UP's stage productions. He was an active member of UP Playwright under the direction of Tony Mabesa. He starred in a TV sitcom.
Cesar Montano trivia
- Inherits at least one scar from each of his action movies. He fondly calls them as "souvenirs".
- Is a nature lover.
- His younger brother Rommel Montano is also an actor, and his sister Mercedes is a teacher in Italy.
- Owns a two-hectare mango farm in Bulacan, Philippines.
- Plays the guitar.
- In January 2002, he and current spouse Sunshine Cruz flew to the US to see a Broadway play starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.
- Also sings professionally, has an album released by Star Records called "Subok Lang" (Just Trying)
- Signed a three picture deal with Miramax, the first of which was The Great Raid.
- He always casts Rebecca Lusterio in films he produced. Cesar was impressed with Rebecca when they did Muro-ami.
- Education: Industrial Engineering, Lyceum of the Philippines.
Cesar Montano quotes
- On what he does in between takes: "We talk about everything - the scenes, the movie, what's lacking, what should be eliminated - Joking around. Playing my guitar. You have to know how to amuse yourself."