MANILA – Christmas came early for Cornerstone’s up and coming artist, Abed Green as he was casted to star in GMA’s longest running drama anthology, Magpakailanman on its Christmas special episode aired last December 25.
Abed plays the role of Jessy Hernandez, a Filipino-Australian, who longs to see his biological father. The search for his real father opens up conflicts and makes him realize more the importance of the family who adopted him.
In an interview, Abed shares his excitement upon knowing that he will be part of this episode, “Sobrang solid. Eto na ‘yun, lahat ng inaral ko sa workshops, dito maipapakita ko na lahat ng natutunan ko. Kaya sobrang saya ko na malaman na nakuha ko ‘yung role na ito sa Magpakailanman.”
Abed was part of Cornerstone’s new roster of multi-talented artists, the Gen C. He undergone trainings and workshops facilitated by top-caliber directors of the country. Right after launching, he joined the cast of VivaMax’ Pornstar 2: Ang Pangalawang Putok and on WeTV’s The Kangks Show with Angelica Panganiban, directed by Antoinette Jadaone.
In this episode, he worked with veteran actors Rita Avila and William Lorenzo. His onscreen partner for this episode is one of GMA’s rising actresses, Liezel Lopez.
When asked what is his greatest asset as an actor, Abed answers “My eagerness to learn from my co-actors and production. Ready ako matuto”,
Abed started his career when he was discovered as a model for a clothing line last year.
Word by Rex Abedes