CHARLES “CHUCKIE” DREYFUS
Actor | Songwriter | Castaway
Twitter addict and blogger by heart
Previously 185 lbs. – Now 137 lbs.
Gym buff and movie enthusiast
Chuckie Dreyfus is a Philippine movie actor whose movie-acting career started in 1984 with the movie, “Idol”, in which he played the sidekick of Philippine action star, Rudy Fernandez.
Chuckie learned midi sequencing and arranging by himself in between movie and television projects and he eventually started arranging musical numbers for other artists going on road-shows and concert tours. Apart from this, Chuckie also started arranging medleys and special song numbers for “GMA Supershow” and “That’s Entertainment”. This innate musical talent was further honed when he began to concentrate on his own musical compositions which resulted to the songs: “The Luv Bug”, “Keep On Walking”, “Let’s Go Retro”, “Hiling”, and “Kahit Na” of the album “The Luv Bug” which was released by the “REtroSPECT” band under Alpha Records.
Apart from this, Chuckie is a member of FILSCAP, a member of the Judging & Screening Committee for the “Awit Awards” for the past 10 years. Chuckie also composed the song “The Quiz Bee Dream” for the Quiz Bee Foundation. He also produced the theme song of ABS-CBN’s teen show “SCQ Reload” entitled “Kilig Ako”… a song which he also composed and was performed by Sarah Geronimo.
Chuckie is also the composer of Rachelle Ann Go’s certified hit song entitled, “Bakit”, included in her album, “I Care”, under Viva Records. “Bakit”, also became the the theme song of ABS-CBN’s evening telenovela, “Mirada de Mujer”.
He is the Musical Director of television shows such as “SCQ Reload” (ABS-CBN), “SCQpids” (ABS-CBN), “Pinoy Big Brother (Primers)” (ABS-CBN), “Blind Item” (ABC-5), “Your Song” (ABS-CBN) and much more.
He is also the Musical Director of such movies as “Masikip Sa Dibdib” (Viva Films), “D’ Anothers” (Star Cinema), “Binibining K” (Regal Films), and “Agent X44″ (Star Cinema).
He also composed 2 songs (“Miss” & “Kahit Na”) included in Sarah Geronimo’s recently released album entitled, “Taking Flight” under Viva Records. He is also the songwriter of Sarah’s carrier single, “Laging Kay Ganda” for her MyPhone album.
After roughly 15 years of being away from the limelight, Chuckie has finally made a serious comeback – joining GMA-7′s hit reality show, “Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown” as a castaway which aired from 2011 till early 2012.
Chuckie currently appears on GMA-7′s Afternoon Prime telenovela entitled, “Magdalena”, which airs weekdays at 4:30PM.
On March 24, 2001, Charles J. Dreyfus (Chuckie’s real name) tied the knot with Marie Aileen Regina L. Bayani at the Santuario de San Jose Church in Greenhills. They are blessed with two lovely children, a boy named Ralph Austin Henry and a little girl named Isabella Louise.
His hobbies include: Collecting DVD movies, bodybuilding, surfing the net, bumming around the house, tweeting all day long, malling and dining out, hanging out in coffee shops, and blogging the night away.
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