Richard Faulkerson, Jr. or best known by his  screen name  Alden Richards, is a Filipino T.V. actor, Host, and Model. He won his first Golden Screen Award for Breakthrough Performance by an Actor in 2011 in his role as a psychopath in the movie The Road.  Aside from his acting role, he is also a music lover and released his self-titled (Alden Richards) debut album in May 2013. His recent tandem with new-comer Yaya DDUB popularly known as ALDUB, pulled his trigger to fame.

He is best known for his roles in Alakdana, Tween Hearts, Karelasyon, One True Love, his breakthrough movie, The Road, and the live Kalye Serye with Yaya Dub in Eat Bulaga. In May 2013, he released his debut album under Universal Records.

Tunay na buhay ni Alden Richards (AL-DUB)


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Alden Richards
Alden Richards at the OMG Awards.jpg

Alden Richards in 2011.
Born Richard Faulkerson, Jr.
January 2, 1992 (age 23)
Santa Rosa City, Laguna,Philippines
Nationality Philippines Filipino
Other names RJ, Pambansang Dimples, Other half of AlDub,Maiden,Bae Alden
Occupation TV host, model, actor
Years active 2010 – present
Known for AlDub, Maiden
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)



Alden Richards playing the role of Yago in Carmela

Year Title Role Network
2011 Alakdana Joma Perez GMA Network
Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts Dennis
Spooky Nights Presents: Bahay ni Lolo Alvin
Spooky Nights Presents: Singil Alvin
Spooky Nights Presents: Parol Elmer
2011-2013 Party Pilipinas Himself/Performer
2012 My Beloved Rico Castor
Spooky Nights Presents: Orasyon Ringgo
Tanikala: Ang Ikaapat na Yugto – UNOS Angelo CBN Asia/GMA Network
One True Love2 Tisoy Bulaong GMA Network
2013 Indio Young adult Malaya
Teen Gen Rafael “Raffy” Castillo
Wagas: The Tom and Jeza Love Story Tom Fernandez GMA News TV
Wagas: The Arnel and Lolet Love Story
Magpakailanman: The Alden Richards Story Himself GMA Network
Mundo Mo’y Akin Jerome Alvarez
Magpakailanman: Kawalan ng Karapatan Dondon Lanuza
2013–2015 Sunday All Stars Himself/Performer
2014 Carmela Santiago “Yago” Alcid Torres
Magpakailanman: Gas Mo Bukas Ko Jovel Javier
Ilustrado José Rizal GMA News TV / GMA Network
Bet ng Bayan Host GMA Network
2015 Wish Ko Lang General
2015–present Eat Bulaga Himself/Co-Host
2015 Magpakailanman: Rehas ng Pag-ibig Danny
2015–present Unang Hirit Himself / Host
2015 Karelasyon: Talent Adrian
2015–present Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay na Kuwento Andrew
Sunday PINASaya Himself/Co-Host


Year Title Role Studio Notes
2011 Ang Panday 2 Gubli
  • Imus Productions
  • GMA Films
37th Metro Manila Film Festival Entry
The Road Teenage Luis GMA Films Nominated—PMPC Star Award for Movies for New Movie Actor of the Year
Nominated—Golden Screen Award for Breakthrough Performance by an Actor
Tween Academy: Class of 2012 Christian
2012 Sossy Problems Iñaki 38th Metro Manila Film Festival Entry
Si Agimat, Si Enteng at Ako Fino
  • GMA Films
  • APT Entertainment
  • M-Zet Productions
  • OctoArts Films
  • Imus Productions
2015 Romcom-in Mo Ako TBA
  • OctoArts Films
  • M-Zet TV Production
  • APT Entertainment
41st Metro Manila Film Festival Entry
2016 Cain at Abel TBA GMA Films Filming



Year Film Award/Critics Award Result
2014 PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Single Performance by an Actor Nominated
Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2013 Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2012 Favorite Movies,TV Show,& Music Awards Most Improved TV Actor Won
MEG Top Choice Awards Top Fashion Forward Celeb (Male) Won
Yahoo! OMG! Awards 2012 Breakthrough Actor of the Year Nominated
Golden Screen Awards Breakthrough Performance by an Actor  Nominated
PMPC Star Awards for Movies New Movie Actor of the Year Nominated
2011 PMPC Star Awards for TV Best New Male Personality Nominated
Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actor Won
59th FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Awardee Won
Golden Screen Awards Best New Actor Won
1st Yahoo OMG Awards Amazing Male Newcomer Won