If there is one person worthy to be hailed as the Greatest Pretender in the world, it would be none other than Tiyago from the Kapamilya series The General’s Daughter. Tiyago has a thousand personalities. One moment, he is in blazing anger but can act like the most benevolent man the next.
The good thing is Tirso Cruz III, who gives life to Tiyago’s character, is the jack of all trades of the acting universe and can serve the audience with a variety of emotions. Tirso’s acting scream versatility and excellence. He is blessed with the ability to depart from his true self and own the many faces of the character he portrays.
In this list, we showcase the top TGD scenes where Tirso proves his brilliance as an actor.
No one comes close to Tirso as a male antagonist. His villain style is a powerful combination of fury and humor. In playing as Tiyago, Tirso has to suppress his wrath and wait for the perfect timing to attack the enemies. He can easily laugh off Marcial’s (Albert Martinez) allegations and annoy him with his insulting yet funny remarks. This gives audiences a glimpse of Tirso’s comedic chops, too.
Tirso can look as scary as the devil. As soon as his brows appear drawn together and his lips become narrower, then, prepare for a thunderous violence. He can release his ferocity by firing a gun shot or breaking a television set (which he has done twice already).
The veteran actor has flair for action as well; displayed in Tiyago and Marcial’s physical clash. That fight scene he shared with Albert boasts impressive stints and quick movements. Tirso has made Tiyago look like a wise man who clings unto intellect than instinct.
Still one of Tirso’s most remarkable acts is his scene with Angel Locsin where he pulled-out his furiousness to appear like the most affectionate patriarch instead. Rhian tries to withdraw from her mission but it only took a staged drama from Tiyago to win her heart again. Rhian’s conscience dies at the sight of her father’s misery. Tirso reveals his believability by shedding tears and coating his face with disappointment and pain. He completes his credibility with a compelling delivery of lines.
With almost five decades of experience as an actor, Tirso will still continue showing off his acting prowess in the days to come.