Before becoming an actor, Alfred, Alfredo Paolo Dumlao Vargas III in real life, is an A.B. Management Economics graduate of the Ateneo de Manila University. His mom, Susana Vargas, also serve as a Deputy Executive Secretary for Finance and Administration, and thus it runs in the blood of the family to serve the country.
The constituents had their trust on Alfred Vargas not because he has the looks and he is popular but because they believe that he is equipped in serving them.
But the downside is, as i may see it, being a Councilor, of being a person serving the government, one may have to follow the strict Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and this only means he has to be more conservative on TV if he would like to hold a position in the government. This only means that he can no longer be naked again. No more sexy roles.
Alfred Vargas was considered one of the hottest men around in 2009, but for me, he still is and will always be. As director Louie Ignacio mentioned in Alfred Vargas Coffee Table book (2006), "Alfred is the new Adonis of the Philippine Cinema, after Richard Gomez and Jomari Yllana, we've found another brown man who invades our fantasy." The only thing is, he has chosen to lead a different road and prefers to serve the country.
Does this mean that he won't do it again? Perhaps, that can be the most probable case then. But for me, I'd rather see him as a sexy man on TV, magazine and billboards; in this case, he is making everyone happy, giving inspiration to people. Moreover, he can reach and serve the whole country, or even the whole world.
Anyway, let's just enjoy his pics here. These maybe the last chance we can see him this way. On a presscon for his Coffee Table book presented by Walker, he mentioned that he is proud in doing the photoshoot, it's like a once in a life time experience for him.
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The Alfred Vargas Coffee Table Book
I still want him this way.