He was the original Chinito heartthrob.
Rico Yan was Star Cinema's go-to leading man in the late 90s until the early 2000s. Famous for his pleasant vibe and his deep and to-die-for dimples, the late actor did several romance-comedy and drama films with the best leading ladies of the time.
His movie outings with Claudine Barretto in "Dahil Mahal na Mahal Kita" and "Got 2 Believe" and with Judy Ann santos in "Paano Ang Puso Ko?" and "Kay Tagal Kang Hinihintay" helped shape the best of Pinoy chick flicks we have today.
He also worked with some of the brightest movie icons such as the late Comedy King Dolphy, Megastar Sharon Cuneta, award-winning actress Jaclyn Jose, and with the best directors in the industry such as Olivia Lamasan, JosJavierie Reyes, Rory Quintos, Laurenti Dyogi, and the late Wenn Deramas.
In celebration of his 44th birthday yesterday, March 14, here's a look back on Rico Yan's most iconic roles in movies.
Prepare to feel nostalgic in this edition of Star Cinema YouTube Channel's "Stop Look and List It"!
Happy birthday, Rico!
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