- Actor, Politician, Presenter
Roderick Paulate is a Filipino actor, TV host, comedian and politician.
Paulate started his career as a child actor. He received his first Best Child Actor award from the Manila Film Festival for the movie Kasalanan Kaya in 1968. His first FAMAS award was for Anghel na Walang Langit in 1970.
Paulate’s first foray in gay roles was in 1979 when he appeared in Maryo J. De Los Reyes' High School Circa ’65. A producer then gave him the lead role in Charot, a movie inspired by Dustin Hoffman's gender-bending performance in Tootsie. His movie Inday Inday sa Balitaw was a huge success, that in 1987 he made four gay movies in a span of eight months: Jack en Poy, Bb. Tsuperman, Kumander Gringa, and 1+1=12+1. Paulate continued to play gay roles in movies and television.
Paulate is single. He has previously dated Jacquie Aquino. (Cousin of Pres. Noynoy Aquino & Bam Aquino)
He finished his secondary education in 1984 at Jose Rizal College (now Jose Rizal University)