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Friday, January 30, 2009

Derek Ramsay

Derek Arnold Ramsay is an actor, host, and commercial model in the Philippines. He started his showbusiness career as one of the hosts of the Saturday entertainment magazine talk show Entertainment Konek. A former VJ of MTV Philippines, he also hosted a celebrity dance program U Can Dance for two seasons.

After playing the supporting characters of Kahimu in Ang Panday and Machete in Super Inggo, Ramsay got his first lead role as chef Mito Valenzuela in Ysabella.

Ramsay signed a four-picture exclusive contract with Star Cinema.

His father, also called Derek Ramsay, was a Detective Inspector in the Metropolitan Police in London, who settled in the Philippines and became a successful businessman in the security field, prominent in the British business community in Manila and president of the Manila Club.

He is currently in a relationship with actress Angelica Panganiban.


  • He's half Filipino and half British
  • Derek's surname is spelled with an "a" not with an "e" so it should be Ramsay per Ysabella's opening credits.
  • Ysabella is Derek's first main leading man role where he figures in the storyline from beginning to end.
  • His family owns a home in Talisay, Batangas.
  • He has 2 brothers, who also have "Derek" as their first names, but their middle names are Arthur & Andrew. He also have 2 sisters.
  • He couldn't be in Super Inggo: 1.5: Ang Bagong Bangis due to Ysabella and Maging Sino Ka Man: Book 2