Joggling acting career with business, a forte by Glenn Huerto
Published · Friday, April 23, 2021 10:18 AM
As the saying goes, many are called but few are chosen, but for Movie Actor Glenn Huerto it takes a lot of guts and passion in order to stay longer, even if you’re not chosen. This actor span a decades of career in Philippine showbiz as early as 1992 when he started as ramp model, later on venture on making TV Commercials, move to theater and until now as movie actor.
Maybe his name didn’t ring a bell that much, but his achievements already made a mark to some notable Pinoy movie fan, he was introduce before as contract star of the defunct Aces Film along with former sexy star Via Veloso, this is after he did serious acting workshop from Teatro Intramuros. He did some sexy films such as “Salat” and this made a way for him to do more film projects.
But for Glenn, its important to ensure your future with the right choices, he say that when the time he is not busy acting, he decided to venture in doing business for security of his future and his family, at present he is running a bar called 14Q at Doctor Scout Lazcano corner Mother Ignacia street in Quezon City.
“Para sa akin meron tayong time management na nama-manage ko naman, kumbaga sa pagiging actor ko dapat naka-iskedyul yan, etong business ko pag wala ako nag-uusap naman kami ng partner ko, kaya walang problema sa pag artista,” Huerto said during an intimate interview recently.
It was a busy year for Huerto even during pandemic, he just finish shooting a movie Maymay Entrata, he also lead in the upcoming “Ang Pagbabalik” a biopic movie of Bishop Norberto Esmeralda as the bishop himself. And as dark villain killer in the soon to release “Huling Hibla”.
“Buhay to ng isang pastor, buhay ni Bishop napakagandang kuwento, napaka matulungin niya, suportahan natin kasi naniniwala ako na ang mga tao ngayon kailangan ng relationship with God na 'pag nakilala mo magbabalik ka talaga,” Huerto said about his film Ang Pagbabalik.
A Quezon province born actor admire action star Ace Espinosa and call him his ultimate idol, he also wish to work with Cesar Montano someday. One major facts about his acting career is that he was discovered by Archie Illagan way back in his alma mater in Quezon, the Enverga College, Illagan is the one who discovered actress Bea Alonzo and he is grateful to that until now.
Aside from movies, Huerto also starred in an indie short film entitled “Buyo” that won some major awards in some film festival in the country. He is also part of the international movie “Deep Gold”.
Best advice Huerto can share to others, is that be mindful of your future and think ahead specially with your management goals, it’s important to have back up whenever one part gone wrong.
“Kung meron kang 7 basket, mawala man yung isang basket mo di ka magugutom,” Huerto smilies.
Catch Glenn when pandemic allowed us in his resto in QC, they offered best tasting Ramen, Sam, and soon a Pizza Delivery service that 14Q best can offer.