Who is Coco Martin in real life?


Rodel Luis Nacianceno (born on November 1, 1981), better known by his stage name, Coco Martin, is a critically acclaimed Gawad Urian Award-winning Filipino actor. He became famous for starring in many independent films, and was dubbed the Prince of Philippine Independent Films. He is also known for his portrayal of Ramon Lecumberri in the critically acclaimed television series, Tayong Dalawa

Career

Martin started out in ABS-CBN’s talent agency, Star Magic, as part of the Star Circle Batch 9. He made his first cameo film appearance in the 2001 film Luv Txt where he was credited under his real name, Rodel Nacianceno followed by many independent films. Since then he has appeared in several TV advertisements before breaking back into showbiz with his lead debut independent film Masahista for which he was awarded the Young Critics Circle Best Actor Award in 2006. He also starred in Kaleldo in 2006.

Early in 2007, Martin joined GMA Network, and appeared in several GMA TV shows starting with Daisy Siete. He also became a member of the boy-group The Studs. Martin was also seen in independent gay-oriented films, Daybreak and Jay where he earned his first Gawad Urian Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2008, Martin returned to ABS-CBN and was cast in Ligaw na Bulaklak as one of the regular casts. In 2009, he starred in the drama series Tayong Dalawa where he won the Best Drama Actor in the 2009 Star Awards for Television. After Tayong Dalawa, he also starred in the afternoon soap opera titled Nagsimula sa Puso. In the same year he joined Star Magic.

In 2010, he became part of the cast of ABS-CBN’s primetime drama, Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo and had his first leading role via Tonyong Bayawak. He also starred in his first mainstream film Sa ‘yo Lamang and the primetime series, 1DOL. Martin also filmed another independent film titled Kinatay where he was nominated for a FAMAS Award for Best Actor. In 2011, he lead the highly-acclaimed television series Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin. On May, Martin received the Dekada Award in the Gawad Urian ceremony. He was nominated for multiple awards for his portrayal as Alexander and Javier Del Tierro in Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin, namely from the KBP Golden Dove Awards, Golden Screen Awards and Star Awards for TV. Martin is set to do another ensemble series in 2012 titled Walang Hanggan, an adaptation of the 1991 film Hihintayin Kita Sa Langit. He will also release his second mainstream film with the working title You Light Up My Life opposite Angeline Quinto and another movie with Judy Ann Santos titled Love Will Lead You Back.

Filmography

Television
Year Title Role Network

2007 Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang: Ang Walong Bulag Bulag 6 GMA Network
Daisy Siete: Isla Chikita David
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bibliya James ABS-CBN
Ligaw na Bulaklak Ronel/ Chris Alegro
Komiks Presents: Tiny Tony Joaquin Peralta
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Boarding House Billy
2009 Tayong Dalawa Ramon Dionisio Lecumberri
Komiks Presents: Mars Ravelo’s Nasaan Ka Maruja? James
Nagsimula sa Puso Carlo Pagdanganan
2010 Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo Ringo Quijano Crisanto
1DOL Fernando “Lando” Lagdameo
Agimat Presents: Tonyong Bayawak Antonio “Tonyo” dela Cruz/ Tonyong Bayawak
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Silbato Jerome Ortega
2011 Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin Alexander and Javier Del Tierro
100 Days to Heaven Young Tagabantay
2012 Walang Hanggan[9] Daniel Cruz/Montenegro
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kamao Ramon
[edit]Movies
Year Film Role Film Company
2001 Lakas at Pag-ibig
(credited as Rodel Nacianceno)
2001 Luv Txt Ivan’s friend
(credited as Rodel Nacianceno) Maverick Films
2002 Ang Agimat: Anting-Anting Ni Lolo Armon Imus Productions
2005 Masahista Iliac Gee Films International
Centerstage Productions
2006 Ang Parol Sa Aking Burol
Kaleldo Centerstage Productions
G-Entertainment
2007
Tambolista Billy Cinema One Originals
Ignite Media
Nars Noel Carl & Carl Productions
Pi7ong Tagpo Sonny
(segment “Star City”)
Creative Futures
Tirador Caloy Centerstage Productions
Rollingball Entertainment
Ignite Media
Batanes: Ang Pag-Ibig Ay Walang Hangganan Benjie Ignite Media
GMA Films
Ataul: For Rent Danny Artiste Entertainment Works International
Foster Child Pedicab Driver
(uncredited)
Seiko Films
Centerstage Productions
Siquijor: Mystic Island Miguel Sarmiento Centerstage Productions
Siquijor: Ang Pag-Ibig Ng Walang Hanggan Miguel Valdez
2008 Tiltil Manuel Breakthrough Entertainment Productions
24P Film International
Jay Edward Navarro Cinemalaya
National Commission for Culture and the Arts
Pasion Para Pelicula Productions
Serbis Alan Centerstage Productions
Swift Productions
Asian Cinema Fund (Pusan International Film Festival)
Daybreak JP Bicycle Pictures
Condo Benjie Breaking the Box Productions
Kamurayaw Pictures
Next Attraction Cinematografica
2009 Kinatay Pepeng Swift Productions
Centerstage Productions
Soliloquy Obet Labrador Quantum Films
Tawag Leo
2010 Noy Manolo “Noy” Agapito Star Cinema
CineMedia
Sa ‘yo Lamang Coby Star Cinema
2012 You Light Up My Life TBA Star Cinema
[edit]Awards and nominations

Year Film Award/Critics Award Result

2006 Young Critics Circle Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role for Masahista – Won
2008 Golden Screen Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role for Tambolista – Nominated
2008 Gawad Urian Award Best Supporting Actor for Tambolista – Nominated
2009 Gawad PASADO Pinakapasadong Katuwang Aktor for Jay and Serbis – Nominated
2009 Golden Screen Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy) for Jay – Won
2009 Gawad Urian Award Best Actor for Daybreak – Nominated
2009 Gawad Urian Award Best Supporting Actor for Jay – Won
2009 ASAP Pop Viewer’s Choice Awards Pop TV Character of the Year (Ramon) for Tayong Dalawa – Nominated
2009 Star Awards for Television Best Drama Actor for Tayong Dalawa – Won
2010 Gawad Tanglaw Awards Best Ensemble Performance in a Television Drama for Tayong Dalawa – Won
2010 Gawad Tanglaw Awards Presidential Jury Award for Excellence in Acting for Tayong Dalawa – Won
2010 Young Critics Circle Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role for Soliloquy – Nominated
2010 Golden Screen Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama) for Kinatay – Won
2010 41st Guillermo Mendoza Awards Promising Male Box Office Star – Won
2010 Gawad Urian Awards Best Actor for Kinatay – Nominated
2010 ASAP Pop Viewer’s Choice Awards Pop Pin Up Boy – Nominated
2010 Anak TV Seal Awards Most Admired Male TV Personality – Won
2010 FAMAS Award Best Actor for Kinatay – Nominated
2010 Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actor for Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo – Nominated
2010 19th KBP Golden Dove Awards Best Drama Actor for Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo – Won
2011 42nd Guillermo Mendoza Awards Prince of Philippine Movies for Sa’yo Lamang – Won
2011 Gawad Tanglaw Awards Best Actor for Noy – Won
2011 Gawad Urian Awards Actor of the Decade (Dekada Award) – Won
2011 Golden Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy) for Sa’yo Lamang – Nominated
2011 Golden Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama) for Noy – Nominated
2011 FAP Awards Best Actor for Noy – Nominated
2011 Star Awards for Movies Movie Supporting Actor of the Year for Sa’yo Lamang – Nominated
2011 Star Awards for Movies Movie Actor of the Year for Noy – Won
2011 ASAP Pop Viewer’s Choice Awards Pop Kapamilya TV Character (Alexander and Javier ) for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin – Nominated
2011 20th KBP Golden Dove Awards Best Actor for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin – Won
2011 Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Single Drama/Telemovie Program for Maalaala Mo Kaya: Silbato – Won
2011 Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin – Nominated
2011 Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by an Actor for Maalaala Mo Kaya: Silbato – Nominated
2011 Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actor for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin – Won
2011 Star Awards for TV Male Star of the Night – Won
2011 Anak TV Seal Awards Most Admired Male TV Personality – Won
2011 FAMAS Award Best Actor for Noy – Pending
2011 FAMAS Award Best Director for Noy – Pending
2012 8th USTv Student’s Choice Awards Best Actor in a Daily Local Soap Opera for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin – Won
2012 Gawad TANGLAW Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin – Won
2012 Gawad TANGLAW Awards Pinakakapuri-puring Artista ng Dekada – Won

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coco_Martin

3 comments

  1. You’re one of a Kind “COCO Martin”
    Keep it up! God Bless..

  2. Yes he is… Thank for your good and wonerful comment.:)

  3. anna marie bolano · · Reply

    he’s 1 of a kind!.. looking forward to see him again this coming penafrancia festival!!.

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