Enchong Dee: From chinito charmer to dramatic leading man

It was the combination of impressive talent and undeniable charisma that made Enchong Dee capture hearts in an instant. And from taking on quintessential teen roles, he evolved into a serious dramatic actor over time. To celebrate his growth as an artist, here's a timeline of Enchong's teleserye journey.

Nico in My Girl (2008)

Enchong starred in My Girl, the Philippine adaptation of the South Korean drama series of the same title. He played the role of Nico, a charming, irresistible, and good-looking man who could make any girl fall in love with him, except for Jasmine (Kim Chiu), the one girl who truly captured his heart. When he discovered her true identity, he also found out her love for his bestfriend Julian (Gerald Anderson).

Jojo in Katorse (2009-2010)

In 2009, Enchong was cast in the primetime drama series Katorse. He portrayed the role of Jojo, the man who mended the broken heart of Nene (Erich Gonzales) after she found out that Gabby (Ejay Falcon), the father of her child, was not in love with her.

Jomari in Tanging Yaman (2010)

Immediately after Katorse, Enchong starred in the primetime political drama series Tanging Yaman. He played the role of Jomari, the obedient son of Sol (Leo Martinez) and Trinity (Isay Alvarez). He was disowned by his father after he came back to fight for his love for Fina (Erich Gonzales). Unfortunately, he risked his life and died just to save her.

Caloy in Magkaribal (2010)

He also appeared in the primetime drama series Magkaribal. He portrayed the role of Caloy, the supportive best friend of Gelai (Bea Alonzo) who was also in love with her. An unexpected turn of events led him to meet his perfect match, Chloe (Erich Gonzales).

Luis in Maria La Del Barrio (2011-2012)

Enchong also starred in Maria la del Barrio, the Philippine adaptation of the Mexican telenovela of the same title. He played the role of Luis Fernando, the son of Fernando (Ian Veneracion) and Victoria (Angel Aquino). He tried to make Maria (Erich Gonzales) fall in love with him with the intention of hurting her so she would leave. However, he eventually fell in love with her.

Ethan in Ina, Kapatid, Anak (2012-2013)

Enchong  portrayed the role of Ethan, the good friend of Celyn (Kim Chiu) and the boyfriend of Margaux (Maja Salvador) in Ina, Kapatid, Anak. However, his relationship with Margaux came to an end when Celyn revealed their plan of running away to Margaux’s mother, Beatrice (Janice de Belen). In the end, after a whirlwind of events, he ended up with Margaux and they happily got married.

Leonel in Muling Buksan Ang Puso (2013)

In Muling Buksan ang Puso, he played the role of Leonel, the kind and loving son of Marietta (Cherie Gil) and the brother of Sarah (Julia Montes) who would do anything for the people he loves. Eventually, after he found out that his rival, Francis (Enrique Gil), was his biological half-brother, he changed and became a new man. Because of his jealousy and anger, he tried to make the lives of Francis and Sarah a living hell.

Angel Eldon in Nathaniel (2015)

In 2015, he had a special participation in the primetime fantasy-drama series Nathaniel. He portrayed the role of Archangel Eldon, one of the three angels who saved Nathaniel (Marco Masa) from the demons. He joined forces with Archangel Josiah (Rayver Cruz) and Archangel Armen (Sam Milby) to fight evil.

Andrew in A Love To Last (2017)

Enchong also appeared in the primetime romantic family drama series A Love to Last. He portrayed the role of Andrew, the half-brother of Andrea (Bea Alonzo) who tried his best to fit in with her family. He also worked in her event management firm and fell in love with a client, Bianca (Kazel Kinouchi), the niece of Grace (Iza Calzado). In the end, despite all the trials, they were determined to prove their love for each other.

Samuel in The Blood Sisters  (2018)

In The Blood Sisters, Enchong played the role of Samuel, a man who would meet Erika, one of the roles portrayed by Erich Gonzales, while she is pretending to be Carrie, her look-alike.

Join Enchong as he shares his career milestone as a certified Kapamilya on Dec 4, 2020, 2PM. Watch it live on Star Magic and ABS-CBN’s Official YouTube and Facebook accounts, TFC IPTV, iWant TFC app and ktx.ph. Star Magic Shines On will also be seen on TFC Cable and Satellite on December 05, Saturday, TFC IPTV VOD beginning December 5, Saturday at 7:45pm Pacific Time.