- Marvin Jay Marquez Cuyugan
January 29, 1979 (age 42)
- Actor, Presenter, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Concert Producer
Marvin Jay Cuyugan Agustin, better known by his stage name, Marvin Agustin, (born January 29, 1979 in Peñafrancia, Paco, Manila) is a Filipino actor and entrepreneur.
Marvin Agustin starred in more than 30 Filipino movies and TV series, including Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Noon at Ngayon, Chito Rono's Dekada '70, Laurice Guillen's Tanging Yaman, Jose Javier Reyes' Kutob, Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Maging Akin Muli, Joyce Bernal's Hey Babe, Jerry Lopez Sineneng's Labs Ko Si Babes, Jose Javier Reyes' Whattamen, Laurenti Dyogi's Gimik and Olivia Lamasan's Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako.
He won his first TV and film acting awards for his performance as Filipino boxing champion Rolando Navarette in Maalaala Mo Kaya's Boxing Gloves episode in 2004's 1st Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards, and as a disturbed psycho Lemuel in the horror-thriller Kutob in 2005's 31st Metro Manila Film Festival.
Cooking and business career
Agustin attended International School for Culinary arts and Hotel Management, he joint ventured with the restaurant entrepreneurs and called it Sumo Sam, which specializes in Japanese-American modern cuisine. He also co-owns a Japanese restaurant called John and Yoko, as well as the Cafe Ten Titas restaurant.
Aside from restaurants, he also owns Futuretainment Inc. (portmanteau of future and entertainment), a company specializing in production of concerts and events. Recently, the company debuted in television content production through Kanta Pilipinas, a singing contest on the TV5 network.