Anne Curtis

Anne Curtis

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Anne Curtis
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Anne Curtis in 2009
Born Anne Ojales Curtis-Smith
(1985-02-17) 17 February 1985 (age 33)
Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Filipino-Australian
Occupation Actress, television host, singer
Agent Viva Artists Agency
(1997–present)
GMA Network
(1997-2003)
ABS-CBN
(2004–present)
Spouse(s) Erwan Heusaff (m. 2017)
Family Jasmine Curtis-Smith (sister)
Thomas James Curtis-Smith (brother)
Website www.anne.ph

Anne Curtis-Smith-Heussaff (born February 17, 1985)[1] is a Filipino-Australian actress, model, television host, VJ and recording artist in the Philippines.[2] She is currently one of the hosts of the noontime variety show It’s Showtime, which airs on ABS-CBN.

Curtis starred in several television series, which include Hiram (2004–2005), Kampanerang Kuba (2005), Maging Sino Ka Man (2006–2007) Dyosa (2008), The Wedding (2009), Green Rose (2011), and Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw (2013), and has hosted the noontime show It’s Showtime (2009–present). In 2014, she portrays the iconic Komiks character Dyesebel in Mars Ravelo’s Dyesebel.

She also starred in several films like No Other Woman (2011), which grossed Php 278 million at the box office[3] and her role in the film earned her a FAMAS Award for Best Actress. Her other box-office hit films include Babe, I Love You (2010) and A Secret Affair (2012). Her other critically lauded roles were in the films Baler (2008) and In Your Eyes (2010).

Throughout her career, she has received a Metro Manila Film Festival Award, three FAMAS Award nominations (winning one), three PMPC Star Award for Movies nominations, two Luna Award nominations (winning one), and six PMPC Star Award for TV nominations (winning two).[4]

Early life[edit]

Curtis was born in Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia, the daughter of Johanna S.Emilia , a Filipina from Bolinao, Pangasinan and James Ernest Curtis-Smith, an Australian lawyer.[5] Her father is a World War II veteran and married Carmencita Ojales in 1982.[6] Her younger sister, Jasmine, is also an actress. On their father’s side, they had a half-sister named Clare who died in 2007 due to a cardiovascular disease at four months old.[7] Curtis, being half-Filipino, would visit her mother’s relatives in the Philippines with her family. In 1997, 12-year-old Curtis was approached by a talent scout to ask if she would like to get into a children’s beauty pageant. Her father feared that it was a scam, while her mother wanted her to try it. Without her father’s knowledge, Curtis then started to go to different talent agencies. and meet her first boyfriend Anthony, By that time, she and her family decided to stay permanently in the Philippines. Curtis could not speak or understand the Filipino language at the time, and so had to take classes.[1]

Career[edit]

1997–2003: Career beginnings[edit]

About a month later, Curtis was asked if she wanted to try acting. She said yes and she auditioned for a part in the movie Magic Kingdom. where she won the role of Princess Dahlia. Afterwards, she signed with Viva Films. Her first television appearance was in GMA 7‘s Ikaw Na Sana. She was then cast as Emily in the teen-oriented show, TGIS. She also starred in the television series Anna Karenina. Curtis starred in minor and supporting roles in the films Honey, My Love… So Sweet, Ika-13 Kapitulo, Juan & Ted: Wanted and in the television shows May Bukas Pa, Beh Bote Nga, and Idol Ko si Kap.[1]

2004–2010: Breakthrough[edit]

In 2004, Curtis moved from GMA 7 to ABS-CBN, stating the move “majorly life changing.”[8] She then acted alongside Dina Bonnevie and Kris Aquino in Hiram, which aired until 2005.[9] Aside from Hiram, Curtis also joined ASAP as a host and as a performer.

Curtis’ big break came in 2005 when she won the title role in the television series Kampanerang Kuba. This marked her first collaboration with director Wenn V. Deramas. Curtis admitted that Deramas was eyeing another actress for the role, but she auditioned anyway. In this project, she got the chance to work with veteran actresses Eula Valdez and Jean Garcia.[8][10] Curtis then hosted the reality show Qpids with Luis Manzano,[11] and a segment in The Buzz called Wannabuzz.[12]

In 2006, Curtis, along with Luis Manzano, hosted Star Circle Summer Kid Quest.[13] That same year, she starred in All About Love, a three-in-one love flick where she co-starred with John Lloyd Cruz, Bea Alonzo, Luis Manzano, Angelica Panganiban and Jason Abalos.[13] She then filmed Wag Kang Lilingon with Kristine Hermosa.[14] She portrayed Celine Magsaysay in the drama series Maging Sino Ka Man where she received raved reviews for her performance.[15] and received a nomination for Best Drama Actress at the PMPC Star Awards for TV.[16]

Curtis co-starred with Oyo Boy Sotto in Sineserye Presents: May Minamahal, .[17] She reprised her role of Celine Magsaysay in the second instalment of Maging Sino Ka Man, entitled Maging Sino Ka Man: Ang Pagbabalik.[18] She reunited with Wenn V. Deramas on their second collaboration, Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo.[19]

In 2008, Curtis starred in When Love Begins, a romantic drama film where she was paired with Aga Muhlach.[20] In July 2008, Curtis was announced to play the lead role in Baler, alongside Jericho Rosales. The film was an official entry to 2008 Metro Manila Film Festival.[21] Her performance in the film was critically lauded, leading to a Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Actress.[22] This marked Curtis’ first acting award.[23] She also received a FAMAS Award for Best Actress nomination,[24] a PMPC Star Award for Movies for Movie Actress of the Year nomination,[25] a Gawad PASADO Award for Pinakapasadong Aktress nomination,[26] and a Luna Award for Best Actress nomination. Also in 2008, Curtis topbilled the television series Dyosa. She played four different characters in the said series.[27] Because of her role in this series, she was dubbed as the “Dyosa” of Philippine Showbiz.[28]

She became one of the main hosts of the morning variety show, Showtime in 2009 which included Vhong Navarro, Kim Atienza and Vice Ganda.[29] Also in 2009, she starred in the television series, The Wedding, with Zanjoe Marudo and Derek Ramsay.[30]

In 2010, she starred in the film Babe, I Love You. The movie marked her first big-screen team-up with Sam Milby.[31] Her second film for 2010 was In Your Eyes alongside Claudine Barretto and Richard Gutierrez.[32] Her role in this film earned her a Luna Award for Best Supporting Actress[33] and a Movie Actress of the Year nomination at the PMPC Star Awards for Movies.[34]

2011–present: Career resurgence[edit]

In 2011, she starred in the Philippine adaptation of the Korean series, Green Rose. where she starred again with Jericho Rosales.[35] She also topbilled the film Who’s That Girl?, which served as her reunion movie with Luis Manzano.[36] Although a confessed non-singer,[37] Curtis launched her debut album, Annebisyosa, under Viva Records, on 25 September 2011. She asked for her bosses to release her album, as it is one of her dreams.[38] She described her album as “super fun” and “not serious.” She also stated that people should listen at their own risk.[39] In October 2011, the album reached the gold status, as it sold 10,000 copies. Curtis cried while receiving the gold record award.[40] The album reached the Platinum status in December 2011.[41] On 28 September 2011, her film No Other Woman, which also starred Derek Ramsay and Cristine Reyes, was released. It grossed Php 100 million in five days.[42] The film became the highest-grossing film in the Philippines,[43] until it was beaten by The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin.[44] Her performance in the film lead her and co-star Cristine Reyes to be recognised as the Box Office Queens at the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Foundation’s Box-Office Entertainment Awards.[45] She also won as the Pinakapasadong Aktres at the Gawad Pasado Awards[46] and received a FAMAS Award for Best Actress.[47] At PMPC Star Awards for Movies, she was nominated as Movie Actress of the Year.[48]

On 28 January 2012, Curtis staged her first solo concert entitled Annebisyosa: No Other Concert World Tour at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The concert was also in celebration of her 15th year in show business.[49][50] Vhong Navarro, Luis Manzano, Vice Ganda,[51] Rico Blanco, Ira Cruz,[52] Sam Milby, Derek Ramsay, Cristine Reyes[53] Afterwards, several provincial concerts were held. She also performed internationally in cities such as Hong Kong and California.[54][55] Also in 2012, Curtis’ show Showtime replaced Happy Yipee Yehey! in the noontime slot.[56] She also starred in the movie, A Secret Affair, which earned her third FAMAS Award for Best Actress nomination.[57]

In 2013, Curtis, along with Kris Aquino and Robin Padilla, led the drama series, Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw.[58]

Curtis’ projects in 2014 included her playing the title role in ABS-CBN’s adaptation of Mars Ravelo’s Dyesebel,[59] comedy film The Gifted and her second studio album The Forbidden. She had her second solo concert titled ‘The Forbidden Concert Annekapal’ in May at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.[60]

In 2015, the ‘Kuyakoy’ moves of Curtis started to become viral online then eventually called as the ‘Kuyakoy Queen’.[61] In 2016, she became the host of I Love OPM, alongside with Erik Nicolas, a singing competition which involves foreign people. She also guested in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano with Christopher De Leon

Philanthropy[edit]

In March 2015, Curtis became a celebrity advocate for UNICEF Philippines, having been a supporter of the organization since 2009. As an advocate, she visited parts of Leyte that were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in 2013 to meet with children and families affected by the typhoon and observe recovery operations.[62][63] In October 2015, Curtis launched a marathon called the “Heroes for Children Run” to benefit UNICEF’s “1,000 Days of Life” campaign.[64] In February 2016, Curtis announced that she had written a children’s book entitled Anita, The Duckling Diva in collaboration with UNICEF Philippines.[65]

Personal life[edit]

In December 2016, Curtis became engaged to her longtime boyfriend, restaurateur and food blogger Erwan Heussaff, who is the brother of actress, TV host, and model Solenn Heussaff.[66][67] On 12 November 2017, Curtis and Heussaff got married in Queenstown, New Zealand.[68]

Makeup Line[edit]

In September 2017, Anne Curtis launched her makeup line in the Philippines. BLK Cosmetics is timeless, elegant and uncomplicated – just like how Manila’s IT Girl describe herself.[69] Anne’s obsession in Korean Culture also inspired her to launch a Limited Edition #KBeauty Makeup Collection that is designed for #KBeauty Addicts.[70]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

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Year Title Role
2014 Mars Ravelo’s Dyesebel Lead Role- ”Dyesebel”
2011 Green Rose Lead Role
2009 The Wedding Lead Role
2008-2009 Dyosa Dyosa Tierra (a Centaur) / Dyosa Agua (a Mermaid) / Dyosa Cielo (a Harpy)
2005 Pablo S. Gomez’s Kampanerang Kuba Fatima “Imang” De Vera / Bernadette
2013 Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw Main cast
2004-2005 Hiram Main Cast
2016 FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano Cameo Role
2007-2008 Maging Sino Ka Man: Ang Pagbabalik Main cast
2007 SineSerye Presents: May Minamahal Monica Fernandez-Tagle
2006-2007 Maging Sino Ka Man Celine Magsaysay
2003 Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw Pa Rin Rosanna Luarca
2002-2003 Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw
1999-2003 Beh Bote Nga Genie Fer
1997-1999 T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Sabado) Emily / Em
1997-1998 Ikaw Na Sana Jasmine
1996-2002 Anna Karenina Ginny’
2016 We ♥ OPM: The Celebrity Sing-Offs Herself (Host)
I ♥ OPM: Original Pinoy Music Herself (Host)
2010 Magpasikat Herself (Host)
2009 (present) It’s Showtime Herself (Host)
2006 Star Circle Summer Kid Quest Herself (Host)
Pinoy Big Brother Buzz
2005 Qpids (with Luis Manzano)
The Buzz: Wanna Buzz)
2004-2012 ASAP Herself (Host)

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Company
1997 Magic Kingdom Dahlia Viva Films
1998 Tulak Ng Bibig, Kabig Ng Dibdib Shirley Viva Films, FLT Films International
1999 Honey, My Love… So Sweet April Viva Films
1999 Ikaw Lamang Cecil Viva Films
2000 Ika-13 Kapitulo Angela Viva Films
2000 Juan & Ted: Wanted Hazel Viva Films
2002 Mahal Kita: Final Answer! Nanette Viva Films
2002 Akala Mo Viva Films
2003 Lastikman Young Linda Viva Films
2003 Filipinas Lyra Viva Films
2006 All About Love Badong Star Cinema
2006 Wag Kang Lilingon Melissa/Nina Star Cinema, Viva Films
2007 Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo Christine Outback Star Cinema, Viva Films
2008 When Love Begins Michelle ‘Mitch’ Valmonte Star Cinema, Viva Films
2008 Baler Feliza Reyes Viva Films
2009 Ang Panday Adora GMA Films, Imus Productions
2010 Babe, I Love You Sandra “Sasa” Sanchez Star Cinema, Viva Films
2010 In Your Eyes Julia Delos Santos GMA Films, Viva Films
2010 Petrang Kabayo Kalesa Passenger Viva Films
2011 Who’s That Girl? Elizabeth Pedroza Viva Films
2011 No Other Woman Kara Zalderiaga Star Cinema, Viva Films
2012 A Secret Affair Rafaela “Rafi” Delgado Viva Films
2014 The Gifted[60] Zoe Tuazon / Joey Viva Films
2014 Blood Ransom Crystal Tectonic Films, Viva Films
2016 Bakit Lahat ng Gwapo may Boyfriend? Kylie Viva Films, The IdeaFirst Company
2018 Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story) Aya Viva Films, N²
2018 Buy Bust Nina Manigan Viva Films, Reality Entertainment
2018 Aurora TBA Viva Films

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Certifications
Annebisyosa
  • Release date: 15 September 2011
  • Label: Viva Records
  • Formats: CD, Digital download
The Forbidden Album[60]
  • Release date: 2014
  • Label: Viva Records
  • Formats: CD, Digital download
Forever Young
  • Release date: 4 March 2016
  • Label: Viva Records
  • Formats: CD, Digital download

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details
Showtime: The Album
  • Release date: 15 October 2010
  • Label: Star Records
  • Formats: CD, Digital download

Concerts[edit]

Solo Major Concerts[edit]

Year Title Venue
2012 AnneBisyosa: No Other Concert Smart Araneta Coliseum
2014 AnneKapal: The Forbidden Concert

Awards and nomination[edit]

Year Award Giving-body/ Critics Nominated Work Result Ref
2006 MYX Music Awards Favorite Guest Appearance in a Music Video “I Need You” by Mark Bautista Won
2007 3rd ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Female Fashionista Won
1st Star Magic Ball Best Dressed Female of the Night Won
21st PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actress Maging Sino Ka Man Nominated [72]
GMMF’s 38th Box Office Entertainment Awards Princess of Philippine Movies and Television Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo Nominated
2008 2nd Star Magic Ball Most Chandon Sparkling Couple of the Night (shared with Sam Milby) Won [73]
Belo Medical Group’s 18th Anniversary Ball Venus of the Night Won
Yahoo! Year-In Review Top Searches of 2008 Included
34th Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actress Baler Won
Anak TV Seal Awards Most Admired Female Personality Won [74]
4th ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Screen Kiss (shared with Aga Muhlach) When Love Begins Nominated [75]
Pop Kapamilya TV Character Dyosa Nominated
Pop Female Fashionista Nominated
2009
US GIRLS August Awards Most Fashionable Won
3rd Star Magic Ball Most Glamorous Celebrity of the Night Won
5th ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards POP Female Fashionista Won [76]
23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV Female Star of the Night Won [77]
Anak TV Seal Awards Most Admired Female TV Personality Won [78]
27th People’s Choice Dangal ng Bayan Awards Best Actress and Commercial Endorser Won [79]
5th USTv Awards Students’ Choice of Actress in a Daily Soap Opera Dyosa Won [80]
People’s Choice Awards Top Entertainer of the Year by the Year-Ender Excellence Won [81]
People’s Choice Seal of Excellence Awards Committee Won
25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Actress of the Year (Best Actress) Baler Nominated
11th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Aktres Nominated
57th FAMAS Awards Best Actress Nominated
2010 4th Star Magic Ball Most Glamorous Celebrity of the Night Won
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the World Rank No. 18
6th ASAP Pop Viewers Choice Awards Pop Loveteam (shared with Sam Milby) Babe, I Love You Won [82]
Pop Female Fashionista Nominated
Pop Cover Girl Nominated
Pop Screen Kiss (shared with Sam Milby) Babe, I Love You Nominated
Pop Celebrity Cameo Role “Beautiful Girl” by Christian Bautista Nominated
YAHOO! Year-In Review Top 10 Searches Rank No.4 [83]
Anak TV Seal Awards Most Admired Female Personality Won [84]
24th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Talent Search Program Hosts (shared with co-hosts) Showtime Nominated
YES! Magazine 100 Most Beautiful Stars Included
2011 Studio 23‘s 1st Barkada Choice Awards Choice Tweet Idol Won [85]
Cosmopolitan Fun, Fearless Awards Superstar Award Won
Yahoo! OMG! Philippines Awards Hottest Actress Nominated
27th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Actress of the Year (Best Actress) In Your Eyes Nominated
29th Luna Awards FAP Best Supporting Actress Won
People Asia Magazine Woman of Style and Substance Won
Anak TV Seal Awards Most Admired Female Personality Won [86]
5th ASAP 24K Gold Record Awards Female Artist Awardee Annebisyosa Won [87]
25th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Actress Green Rose Nominated [88]
Best Talent Search Program Hosts (shared with co-hosts) Showtime Nominated
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women of the World Rank No. 17 [89]
YES! Magazine 100 Most Beautiful Stars Included [90]
Top 20 Celebrity Endorsers Rank No. 12 [91]
7th ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Female Artist Annebisyosa Nominated [92]
Pop Celebrity Cameo “Bumuhos Man ang Ulan” by Jericho Rosales Nominated
Pop Female Fashionista Nominated
2012 28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Actress of the Year (Best Actress) No Other Woman Nominated [93]
14th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Aktres Won [46]
GMMF’s 43rd Box Office Entertainment Awards Most Popular Female Novelty Singer Annebisyosa Won [94]
Box Office Queen No Other Woman Won
2nd Yahoo! OMG! Philippines Awards Celebrity of the Year Won
TAMBAYAN OPM Awards Phenomenal Entertainers of The Year Annebisyosa Won
YES! Magazine 100 Most Beautiful Stars Rank No. 1
60th FAMAS Awards Best Actress No Other Woman Won [95]
2013 9th USTv Students’ Choice Awards Best Variety Show Host It’s Showtime Won [96]
3rd EdukCircle Awards Most Influential Celebrity Endorser of the Year Won [97]
44th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Female Concert Performer of the Year Won [98]
2014 27th Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Asian Act Nominated [99]
Anak TV Seal Awards Most Admired TV Personality Won [100]
Comguild Academe’s Choice Award Most Admired Female Endorser Won [101]
4th Eduk Circle Awards Most Influential Celebrity Endorser Won
2015 Umalahok Juan Awards Best Female TV Personality Won [102]
31st PMPC Star Awards For Movies Movie Actress of the Year(Best Actress) The Gifted Nominated [103]
29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Female TV Host It’s Showtime Won
2017 History Asia History Makers Awardee Won
EdukCircle Awards Best Female Variety Show Host It’s Showtime Won
Alta Media Icon Awards Most Influential Female TV Personality Won

Magazine- related awards and recognition[edit]

Year Magazine Company/ Issue Title Award Title Result Ref.
2006 FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the Philippines Rank No. 17
MAXIM Magazine HOT 100 Rank No. 2
YES! Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards Most Fashionable Young Female Celebrity Won [104]
2007 FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the World Rank No. 9
Preview Magazine Best Dressed Won [105]
Uno Magazine Hottest Girls Rank No. 1
2008 FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the World Rank No. 9
Uno Magazine Hottest Girls Rank No. 1
YES! Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards Most Fashionable Young Female Celebrity Won
YES! Magazine Top 20 Celebrity Endorsers Rank No. 19 [106]
100 Most Beautiful Stars Included
2009 Metrowear Magazine STYLE ICON OF THE YEAR Won
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the Philippines Rank No. 8
YES! Magazine 100 Most Beautiful Stars Included [107]
2010 FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the World Rank No. 18
YES! Magazine 100 Most Beautiful Stars Included
2011 Cosmopolitan Fun, Fearless Awards Superstar Award Won
People Asia Magazine Woman of Style and Substance Won
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women of the World Rank No. 17 [89]
YES! Magazine 100 Most Beautiful Stars Included [108]
Top 20 Celebrity Endorsers Rank No. 12 [109]
2012 YES! Magazine MOST BEAUTIFUL STAR OF 2012 Rank No. 1
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