Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2017

Nomination Detail

Paolo Ballesteros is a high-profile and much-loved actor, television host and comedian known for his impeccable impersonations and character portrayals. Since his breakthrough in the early 2000s, he has accumulated more than 35 credits across film and television, and has been one of the co-hosts of Philippine’s longtime noontime show Eat Bulaga! since 2001. Ballesteros has received more than 15 awards, including the Best Actor award from Tokyo International Film Festival, Kerala International Film Festival and the Metro Manila Film Festival. He is also known internationally for his makeup transformations, amassing more than four-million social media followers.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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