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Have you watched the latest Filipino film released on Netflix called Doll House? It’s been all the buzz on social media lately and it’s mostly because of how Rustin’s actor delivered a stellar performance as a father. The lead actor in question is Baron Geisler and naturally, Filipinos would know who he is. But for the uninitiated, you may be wondering: who is Baron Geisler and why is his name trending everywhere?

Throughout the years, Baron Geisler has faced numerous ups and downs in his career. Following the success of Doll House on Netflix, it’s safe to say that Geisler’s career is going nowhere but up this time around. Keep on reading if you want to know more about this Filipino actor!

Who is Baron Geisler from Netflix?

Baron Geisler is a Filipino actor of German-American descent. His career actually started in 1994 and although he was considered a rising star, he eventually burnt out from the spotlight because of various controversies involving him.

  • After his father passed away, Geisler admitted to being addicted to alcohol. This addiction actually became a lifelong struggle for Geisler
  • Following his alcohol addiction, Geisler was involved in a lot of public brawls. One brawl at a bar actually ended up giving the actor two scars that can still be seen on his left cheek
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  • Geisler also joined the Philippines’ version of Big Brother called Pinoy Big Brother. Here, he was given the nickname “Wild Child” because of his reputation in showbiz at that time
  • Despite this, Geisler is undeniably talented which would explain why he still got big roles both in movies and in TV shows. By undergoing treatment and rehabilitation, Geisler worked hard to turn his life around

Doll House is Baron Geisler’s road to redemption

Baron Geisler has definitely been through a lot in his life and it’s refreshing to see him in a role that allows him to be vulnerable. In one interview for Doll House, Geisler actually admitted that the role of Rustin deeply resonated with him.

  • The movie focuses on the story of a father trying to make up for all the mistakes he’s made in the past. Rustin’s character is a drug addict who wants to make his life better after meeting his daughter for the first time
  • Rustin (Geisler) is willing to do everything he can to escape his troubled past and connect with his daughter, Yumi
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  • It’s the perfect film to watch right now if you’re looking for a good cry! Doll House on Netflix is a certified tearjerker, especially for those who have strained relationships with their loved ones
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According to Geisler, he didn’t run into any difficulty while shooting scenes for Doll House. “I didn’t find it difficult because the story hit close to home. No acting was needed,” Geisler shared in an exclusive interview with SunStar.

There has been nothing but praise for Baron Geisler’s performance in Doll House

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When we say that this film is Geisler’s road to redemption, we mean it. A lot of netizens were quick to share their thoughts about the film when it came out on Netflix and they highly recommend it to anyone looking for a good movie to watch.

Aside from the emotional and bittersweet story, Geisler swept the audience off their feet with his performance as Rustin. This is also one way of Geisler breaking free from being typecast as the bad guy or villain in TV shows or films. Doll House proves that even people with the toughest and meanest get-ups still feel emotions and they can be vulnerable, too.

This breakthrough performance from Geisler is also one of the reasons why his name has been trending recently. If you have the time, we highly recommend you check out Doll House on Netflix. Maybe then, you’ll understand just why Baron Geisler is trending all over social media!

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If you want to know more about Baron Geisler, feel free to leave any questions you may have in the comments below. You can also check out some of his work on Netflix, but we highly recommend you watch Doll House if you haven’t yet! Until then, stay with us here at Spiel Times for more content.

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SOURCES: Netflix, Netflix Philippines Official YouTube Channel, Baron Geisler Facebook Page
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