Rustom Padilla (b. May 15, 1965) is a Filipino actor. He is the eldest sibling of actors Robin Padilla, Rommel Padilla, and Royette Padilla.
Padilla was previously married to actress Carmina Villaroel
and hosted a franchised version of Wheel of Fortune
via ABC 5
. After his hosting stint, Rustom left the Philippines
and studied filmmaking in the US.
He was one of the 14 housemates in Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition. On March 2, 2006 he came out of the closet on the show by revealing to fellow housemate Keanna Reeves that he is gay. On day 45 of the competition, Rustom opted to voluntarily leave the house.
He recently appeared in the film version of the comic book Zsazsa Zaturnnah as the gay salon owner Ada (Adrian), alter ego of Zsazsa Zaturnnah, in TV series La Vendetta via GMA 7 and movie Happy Hearts as the gay father of Rayver Cruz.
- Happy Hearts(2007)
- Super Inggo 1.5 - ABS-CBN 2 (2007) as Super Inday's alter ego
- La Vendetta - GMA Network (2007) as Alfie Camba
- Aalog-Alog as Rust
- Komiks: Fun Haus as Ringa Master
- Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition - ABS-CBN 2 (2006)
- Pintados - GMA Network (1999)
- Wheel Of Fortune - ABC 5 (1997)
- GMA Love Stories - GMA Network (1996)
- Spotlight Drama Special - GMA Network (1994)
- GMA Telecine Specials - GMA Network (1993)
- 17 Bernard Club - ABC 5 (1993)
- Lunch Date - GMA Network (1992)
- Davao, Ang Gintong Pag-Asa - RPN 9 (1991)
Award & Recognitions
- 1992 PMPC Star Awards for Television - Best New Male TV Personality
- 2007 Gawad Urian Best Actor award