Gerald Anderson turns 23 today

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 07 2012 08:33 AM | Updated as of Mar 07 2012 04:33 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Actor Gerald Anderson is celebrating his 23rd birthday today.

Dubbed as the Prince of Drama, Anderson marked his birthday with the kids of the Cancer Warriors Foundation and Cottolengo Filipino in Libis, Quezon City.

Aside from charity work, the actor will also host a party for the staff and crew of his hit series "Budoy."

"Taping ako sa March 7 so tignan natin," Anderson said in a previous interview, when asked if he will be spending his special day with Popstar Princess Sarah Geronimo.

The Filipino-American actor, who is now romantically linked to Geronimo, added that he has already received a gift from the singer-actress.

Anderson started his showbiz career in the Philippines when he joined "Pinoy Big Brother" in 2006.

He made a name in the industry after being part of the shows "Sana Maulit Muli," "My Girl," "Tayong Dalawa" and "Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo" with long-time on-screen partner Kim Chiu.