BENJIE PARAS

Real Name: Venancio Johnson Paras, Jr.
(Actor and a former basketball player)



Photo from www.cosmo.ph

AWARDS
* 2-time Most Valuable Player (1989 & 1999)
* Rookie of the Year (1989)
* 5-time Mythical First Team Selection (1989, 1990, 1991, 1995 & 1999)
* 3-time Mythical Second Team Selection (1992, 1994 & 1996)
* Best Player of the Conference (1999 Commissioner’s Cup)
* Comeback Player of the Year (1999)
* Eight-time PBA All-Star
* 2-time PBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (1994 & 1999)
* PBA’s 25 Greatest Players of All-Time

Other Basketball Highlights:

* A Member of the 1990 Asian Games national team (Silver Medal)

TV SHOWS

* Oki Doki Doc (ABS-CBN 2)
* Lovingly Yours (GMA Network)
* Kool Ka Lang (GMA Network)
* Narito Ang Puso Ko (GMA Network)
* Lagot Ka, Isusumbong Kita (GMA Network)
* Guinness Book Of World Records Philippine Edition (ABC “now TV5″)
* Naks! (GMA Network)
* GMA Telecine Specials (GMA Network)
* My Guardian Abby (QTV)
* Encantadia (GMA Network)
* Etheria (GMA Network)
* Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas (GMA Network)
* Family Zoo (QTV)
* Love to Love (GMA Network)
* Lupin (GMA Network)
* Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang (GMA Network)
* Fantastic Man (GMA Network)
* Magic Kamison (GMA Network)
* Boys Nxt Door (GMA Network)
* Kamandag (GMA Network)
* Finish Line (RPN “now C/S 9″)
* Win Win Win (ABC “now TV5″)
* Maalaala Mo Kaya? (ABS-CBN 2)
* Gagambino (GMA Network)
* Adik Sa’Yo (GMA Network)
* Clear Men Future League (C/S 9)
* Show Me Da Manny (GMA Network)
* Habang May Buhay (ABS-CBN 2)