John Lloyd Espidol Cruz is a multi-award winning Filipino actor, model, and occasional TV host. His career started with appearances in numerous teen-oriented movies and TV shows. He is a member of ABS-CBN's Star Magic where he's an alumni member of Batch 5. He was also once a member of the teen trio, the "Koolits" with Baron Geisler and Marc Solis. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with fellow actors including Kaye Abad, Bea Alonzo, and Sarah Geronimo. Recently in mid-2009, he shifted from his regular series of roles for a more controversial and challenging project with Vilma Santos in which he portrayed Luis Manzano's gay lover in the movie In My Life.