Young Filipino movie fans are going gaga over this Thai actor named Mario Maurer. They first got a glimpse of this guy when his box office movie about young love entitled “First Love (A Little Thing
Called Love)” was shown on Philippine TV.
Their love and adoration for this actor even got bigger when a local film company signed up Mario Maurer for a movie together with Filipina actress Erich Gonzales. The movie entitled “Suddenly It’s Magic” is going to be shown in local cinemas pretty soon.
So who is Mario Maurer and why are Filipina fans so in love with him?
Mario is a 23-year-old Chinese-Thai model and actor who has this unique charm that magnetizes teen and adult fans alike. He started his career in showbiz at the age of 16.
Born on December 4, he is the son of a German (Roland) and a Thai Chinese woman (Waranya). His name is Italian because his father had this great love for Italian motorcycles. Mario has a brother who is five years older than him.
This good looking actor completed high school at St. Dominic Catholic School and is now majoring in Communication Arts in Ramkhamhaeng University in Thailand’s capital.
Mario earlier portrayed a gay role in the film “Love for Siam” which won him a Best Actor award in the 10th Cinemanila International Film Festival, Southeast Asian category as well as in the Starpics Thai
But despite his success as an actor, Mario continues to receive modeling offers. He is an endorser of a Philippine clothing brand and was a preenter for Pepsi, Honda Jazz, Dutchmill and Sony Ericsson.
Unfortunately, Mario Maurer is no longer available girls. He is in a relationship with Thai actress Sumontip Leuangthai and they’ve been together for eight years now.
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