|Hometown||Quezon City, Metropolitan Manila|
|Known For||ABS-CBN Production Unit Head |
Pinoy Big Brother Head Director
|Years Active||2005 - present|
A renowned director in the Philippines, he had done various films and drama series for over the past decades. He had been working on ABS-CBN for over 20 years.
Direk Lauren is Big Brother?
Ever since Pinoy Big Brother began airing on television, almost all of the fans have speculated that Dir. Lauren is actually Big Brother himself, due to the uncanny similarity between his voice and Big Brother's voice.
However, during an interview with 2011, he denied that he is Big Brother, ending the speculations by the fans for many years, and even described what the Filipino Big Brother looked like; taller than the average Filipino, has fair complexion, and of medium build. Despite of that, many still believe he's the unseen fatherly voice heard all throughout the series.
In 2018, Director Lauren started a Youtube channel where he vlogged about his daily activities in relation to his work in ABS-CBN. He also vlogged about Star Hunt auditions and often in connection to Pinoy Big Brother. His first vlog entry discussed whether he really is Big Brother as fans have speculated since the show's inception. He also answered the typical criticisms regarding the series and ABS-CBN's other shows through his vlog entries.