- Paul Patrick Rodil Gruenberg
June 27, 1982 (age 38)
Paul Patrick Rodil Gruenberg or simply called Polo Ravales (born June 27, 1982, Manila) is a Filipino actor and model.
Ravales' first TV appearance came in 1996 as one of second batch members in the teen show T.G.I.S. He is a former VIVA contract star along with fellow GMA stars Sunshine Dizon, Dingdong Dantes and among others. A year later, he landed a small role in the drama series Anna Karenina as Vincent. Then followed by a several soap series, Click, Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw, and Hanggang Kailan.
In 2005, he landed his first big role in the hit telefantasya series Encantadia as Hitano, which followed by Majika. He starred in a number of successful movies in the Philippines, including Blue Moon and Super Noypi. In 2008, he was Patrick Garcia's replacement for the role of Andy Abrigo in Sine Novela: Maging Akin Ka Lamang opposite Nadine Samonte. The role he reprised was originally played by Christopher De Leon and was his biggest break in TV. After this, he joins the cast of Gagambino. In 2009, Ravales played Shiro in Darna. Polo was part of the GMA Dramedy show, Adik Sa'Yo.
In 2010, Ravales appeared in Panday Kids. He was also seen in other GMA shows like Sine Novela: Basahang Ginto which he plays Anton, he guested in Claudine Presents: Love Thy Neighbor which he plays a rich driver with his co-stars Claudine Barreto, and former love team and now long-time friend Sunshine Dizon, and also recently seen on Grazilda, in which appears as Matthew Dominguez. In 2011, he joined a former Drama series Sinner Or Saint. He began a new show, Hiram na Puso, which sometimes airs this March 5, 2012 on GMA 7. In 2014 he went back to acting in film for cinema playing the role of Franco, a violent husband in Sinners and Saints, directed by Fil-Italian director Ruben Maria Soriquez.
In 2015, Ravales was seen in Ipaglaban Mo! and FPJ's Ang Probinsyano while he finally transfer to ABS-CBN followed by the fourth season of Doble Kara with the manipulative character and the series' main antagonist Maxene Magalona, where he played the role as Julio Hernandez in 2016.