Albert Martinez

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Albert Martinez
Born Albert Rivera Martinez
(1961-04-19) April 19, 1961 (age 53)
Cebu, Philippines
Other names Albert
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1980–present
Spouse(s) Liezl Sumilang (1988–2015, her death)
Children 3; including Alfonso Martinez

Albert Rivera Martinez (born April 19, 1961) is a Filipino actor and director.

Biography[edit]

Born on April 19, 1961 he is the eldest of the Martinez brothers, William and Ronnie Martinez.

His most recent critically acclaimed role was a downtrodden husband in Magnífico (2003). He recently starred in a TV drama series, Sa Piling Mo, together with Judy Ann Santos and Piolo Pascual which was shown on ABS-CBN. He also worked on the teleserye Maria Flordeluna in 2007 as the role of Gen. Leo Alicante. In 2009–2010, he worked on the teleserye May Bukas Pa (English: "There is Still Tomorrow"), in the role of the antagonist turned protagonist Mayor Enrique Rodrigo. He played the role of Frank Crisanto on the teleserye Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo alongside Kris Aquino, Kim Chiu, Gina Pareño, Coco Martin, and Gerald Anderson.

He directed his movie Rosario and also made him as Best Festival Director at the 2010 Metro Manila Film Festival in 2010.

His father, Bert Martinez, was a character actor during the 1960s. Albert was married to Liezl Sumilang from 1988, until her death in 2015.[1] They had three children, including actor Alfonso Martinez.

He is part of ABS-CBN contract actors.

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

  • Totoo Ba Ang Tsismis (1980)
  • Blue Jeans (1980)
  • Bata Pa si Sabel (1981)
  • Bakit Ba Ganyan? (1982)
  • Where Love Has Gone (1982) – Aldo Asuncion
  • Teenage Marriage (1984)
  • Anak ni Waray, Anak ni Biday (1984)
  • Yakapin Mo Ako Muli (1991) – Abel Lalugan
  • Pangako ng Kahapon (1994)
  • Talahib At Rosas (1994)
  • Minsan Pa: Kahit Konting Pagtingin 2 (1995) – Benny De Guzman
  • Muling Umawit ng Puso (1995)
  • Segurista (1995) – Jake
  • Dyesebel (1996 film)|Dyesebel (1996)
  • Bridesmaids (1997) – Enrique Patricio
  • Gloria, Gloria Labandera (1997)
  • Rizal sa Dapitan (1997) – Jose Rizal
  • Buhay Mo'y Buhay Ko rin (1997) – Raphael Sanchez
  • Pusong Mamon (1998) – Ron
  • Bata, Bata... Paano Ka Ginawa? (1998) – Ding
  • Nang Iniwan Mo Ako (1998) Anton Marasigan
  • Scorpio Nights 2 (1999) – Andrew
  • Ekis: Walang Tatakas (1999) – Gene
  • Ika-13 Kapitulo (2000) – Caesar
  • Abakada Ina (2001) – Daniel
  • Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure (2001) – Emong
  • Laman – (2002) – Omar
  • Magnifico (2003) – Gerry
  • Captain Barbell 2 (2003) – Lagablab
  • Anak Ka ng Tatay Mo (2004)
  • Sandalang Bahay (2005)
  • I've Fallen For You (2007) – Jonathan
  • Born To Love You (2012) - Charles Ronquillo
  • Ang Sugo: The Last Messenger (2015) – Erano Manalo

As Director[edit]

  • Rosario (2010) – MMFF Entry "59th Famas Best Director (winner)"

Television[edit]

Air Date Title Station Role
1980–1986 Anna Liza GMA Network Glenn
1999–2001 May Bukas Pa IBC/RPN 9 Ramon Suarez
2001 Larawan GMA Network Cast Member
2001–2002 Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin Ferdinand Fuentabella
2002–2003 Habang Kapiling Ka Alejandro Javellano
2004 Twin Hearts Benjie Catindig
2005 Maynila Special Guest
2006 Sa Piling Mo ABS-CBN Benicio Chuatoco
2006–2007 Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Juan Penduko
2007 Maria Flordeluna Gen. Leo Alicante
Princess Sarah Christopher Crewe
2008 Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara Fritz Martinez
Palos Salvatore
I Am KC: Yes Sir! Angelo Martinez
Kahit Isang Saglit Ronaldo Dimaandal
2009–2010 May Bukas Pa Mayor Enrique Rodrigo
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gitara Mr. Santelices
2010 Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo Francisco "Frank" Crisanto
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Passbook Sonny Gonzales
2011 Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin Young Jaime (Special Participation)
Green Rose Darren Lee (Special Participation)
100 Days To Heaven Postman (Special Participation)
2011–2012 Nasaan Ka Elisa? Mariano Altamira
2012-2013 Princess and I King Anand Wangchuk
2013 Juan dela Cruz Samuel Alejandro
My Little Juan Samuel Alejandro (Special Appearance)
2014 Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Prinsipe Tino (Special Participation)
Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon Leo Romero

Awards[edit]

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
1995 Metro Manila Film Festival [2] Best Supporting Actor Muling Umawit ang Puso Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albert: Liezl as normal as everybody now". Manila: ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs. August 26, 2012. Retrieved March 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1995". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.

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