I am Charlie

Charlie Curilan is a Filipino actor based in The Netherlands who started his professional career in the original Dutch version of the Broadway hit musical “Miss Saigon.” He has appeared in popular Dutch TV series “Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden,” “Meiden van de Herengracht,” and “A’dam en E.V.A.” and has appeared in TV commercials, corporate films, and short films.He also joined the cast of the Swedish version of Miss Saigon for the Malmö Opera in Sweden. This actor-singer is also a professional chef and lives with his wife and daughter in The Hague.

Very Very precise, very “welll read,” and always very very relaxed. haha. I left teasching at a film school in the Philippines in 2018, and then found one of the best Pilipino actors right here in the Netherlands. As I look again at the CoffeeShop scene, I see even more how damn good you were.. ..really, just excellent…Some got it, some don’t..you do. Shine on.

– Alex Murphy (American actor, director, and teacher)

Filmography

White Rabbit 16mm (filming) Mr. Mojo |  Boykee (post-production) Stanley | 2019  Waarom Zou Ik? (Short) Charles | 2018  Stanley 911 (Short) Coach Charlie | 2017 | Triangle of Trust (Short) Chris |  2017/IVArcadia (Short) Man in wheelchair |  2017The Far Reach (Short) Father |  2017Onwerk (Un-work) (Short) Charlie |  2017/IILost Girl (Short) Stephfather Rue |  2016Vlieg (Short) Patrick de Waal |  2016Black Pawn (Short) Hank |  2016EveRRed (Short) Barkeeper Theo |  2016 Open Wond (Short)  Theo |  2016The Elite (Short) Journalist |  2016Group (Short) Lex Jones |  2016De Laatste (Short) Gerard |  2016/IIRoutine (Short) Boris |  2016/INiemandsland (Short) Raider Boss |  2015Meiden van de Herengracht (TV Series) Mr. Morimoto – De kracht van de verleiding (2015) … Mr. Morimoto |  2015Second Mind 2015 (Short) James |  2015Lechon Baboy (Short)  Benicio delos Reyes |  2015Illusoir (Short) Chen Lao |  2014A’dam – E.V.A. (TV Series) Sushi chef #1 | – Nut En Genoegen (2014) … Sushi chef #1 |  2014/IIIBromance (Short) Bar Customer #1 |  2014Pestilence (Short) Daniel |  1997Goede tijden, slechte tijden (TV Series) Douanebeambte | – Aflevering 1366 (1997) … Douanebeambte (as Charlemagne Curilan) – Aflevering 1365 (1997) … Douanebeambte (as Charlemagne Curilan)

Say what?

Your vulnerability and the emotional life of your character came through and was very engaging. Impressive for someone only acting for two years.* Must be in the genes. Congratulations.

ALEX D’LERMA

Director ( Los Angeles, CA)
I had a chance to work with Charlie when giving one of my workshops in Amsterdam. Charlie showed very early in the process that he has the ability to deliver a powerful and believable performance within no time of preparation. I was very impressed and moved by his performance. He showed a very professional attitude, and adapted fast and easy to new directions in the exercises we worked with. I really hope to have the chance to work with him again in the future.
 

TONY GRAHN

Intimidating intensity in performance that took me aback, and when I met him he turned out to be a really friendly guy! If this was the guy who ‘soiled’ Jeffrey Lebowsky’s rug in the Big Lebowsky, he definitely would have payed up in the first scene.
 

FRISO SEYFERTH

(Dutch comedian and writer, sketchcomedy.nl)
Although I’ve only worked with Charlie once – in “Routine” – I was impressed, and felt lifted by his acting on the set. Since then he continues to impress me with his presence on the screen and last, but not the least, by his lasting and generous support as a brother in film anyway.
 

BENJAMIN GIJZEL

Dutch Actor, Drama teacher, and Director
Charlie is a hell of a dude. On camera as well as off camera. While I know him as an actor who wants his lines a.s.a.p. so he can go over them and get into character even more.. he’s maybe even more fun to watch and edit when you give him room to improvise. Subtle and funny, dramatic and realistic. Charlie has all the traits of a beautiful human being and I can’t wait to work with him again and to see more of his ‘roles’ come to life.. Let yourself be surprised by Charlie. You’ll love him just as your audience will.
 

RIEN BEXKENS

Filmmaker
I got to know Charlie as an incredibly hard-working actor who is very dedicated to his craft. Such a pleasure to work with.
 

SEBASTIAN GEROLD

German actor and acting coach

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