Interview with Actor Ruben Bugayong
How Having an Intense Personal Drive Can Fuel Your Acting Career!
Q: Where are you from and when did you start acting?
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A: My name is Ruben Bugayong or I like to tell people its ruben get your buggie on (lol). I’m from Phoenix Arizona born and raised. I started acting when I was in fifth grade and my mother signed me up for a TV show called Pet Story which was on animal planet. When I started I did two episodes of Pet Story and that was it. Then back in about 2008 I did a bit of background work on “Take me home tonight” in Arizona and that had some notable actors involved. I didn’t get back into acting until October of 2015. I initially linked up with someone out in Los Angeles who was getting me voice acting gigs and from there I was able to find my self landing several Radio commercials and Tv commercials.
A: I can gladly say I had some work on “Chicago Fire”, “Homicide Hunter”, “A couple of Tyler Perry TV shows”, “Six” (History Channel) and I’m flying out to Atlanta this Wednesday to film a TV show coming out next year called “Brockmeyer” a comedy styled show featuring Hank Azaria who does voices for the Simpson’s. Also if they make the edit I will be in the new True Crimes movie. I have also done some background work on Battle Of The Sexes which comes out next year featuring Emma Stone and Steve Carroll. One more notable performance is I will be on season 3 of “Love and Hip Hop LA”.
A: I can adapt to any environment and have a wide range of characters I can portray professionally.
A: Stand up comedy and I do skits all day. I also just practice all day and night! In the shower, with friends. Whenever I have the chance.
Q: 5 years from now where would you like to see yourself ?
A: Lead actor or supporting actor in LA. All in All I have the drive to be a Lead actor , Ill be up at 5 AM to be in Atlanta for Love and Hip Hop.