|Born||Rodel Pacheco Nacianceno
November 1, 1981
Santa Cruz, Manila Philippines
|Education||Jose Abad Santos Memorial School Quezon City "Elementary And High-school" (1989-1999) National College of Business and Arts "College - Bachelor of Science in hotel and restaurant management" (1999-2003)|
|Occupation||Actor, stuntman, model, TV endorser|
|Agent||Star Magic (2001–2002; 2008–present)|
|Height||5 ft 7 (1.70 m)|
Rodel Pacheco Nacianceno (born November 1, 1981), known professionally as Coco Martín, is a Gawad Urian Award-winning Filipino actor and stuntman. He became famous for starring in independent films, and was dubbed the "Prince of Philippine Independent Films". He is also known for his portrayal of Ramon Lecumberri in the television series Tayong Dalawa, as well as for his dual role as the twins Alexander and Javier del Tierro in the series Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin.
As a professional action star, Martin has also starred on a leading role in a 2015 action film, Beauty and the Bestie, where his action performances and stunts was praised. Martin's current action-drama television series FPJ's Ang Probinsyano is also the most watched program in the Philippine TV at present. He is currently the King of Primetime Drama, the King of Philippine TV Series, and the King of Philippine Television.
Martín started out in one of the 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 Text 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 Summer Heat in 2006.
Early in 2007, Martín 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. Martín 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, Martín returned to ABS-CBN and was cast in Ligaw na Bulaklak as one of the regular cast members. In 2009, he starred in the drama series Tayong Dalawa where he won the award for Best Drama Actor at the 2009 Star Awards for Television. After Tayong Dalawa, he starred in the afternoon soap opera titled Nagsimula sa Puso, alongside Maja Salvador, Jason Abalos and Nikki Gil. 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 in the action series Tonyong Bayawak. He also starred in his first mainstream film Sa 'yo Lamang, and the primetime series 1DOL. Martín also filmed another independent film titled Kinatay, where he was nominated for a FAMAS Award for Best Actor.
In 2011, he led the highly acclaimed television series Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin. In May, Martín 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.
In 2012, Martín starred in another ensemble series titled Walang Hanggan, an adaptation of the 1991 film Hihintayin Kita Sa Langit. Having a good chemistry together, his love team with Walang Hanggan leading lady Julia Montes is Martín's most successful and effective love team, giving them more chance to star in other projects. He was also the creative consultant of the series. He also starred in his second mainstream film entitled Born to Love You, opposite singer Angeline Quinto. In May 2012, a script for a film called Juan de la Cruz was submitted to the 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival, starring Martín alongside Tayong Dalawa co-star Jake Cuenca, Nagsimula Sa Puso and Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin leading lady Maja Salvador, and Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo co-star Albert Martinez. The entry, set to be directed by Richard Somes, was one of the 7 rejected scripts. Cinemedia Films Production Incorporated and ABS-CBN Dreamscape Entertainment unit head Deo Endrinal felt that the project would be better suited for TV, and have the now television series aired in 2013. Erich Gonzales is taking the role as Martín's leading lady. Together with Martín, Gonzales and Martínez, the series was also starred Arron Villaflor, Eddie Garcia, Zsa Zsa Padilla and Gina Pareño.
In 2014, Martín starred in the period drama television series entitled Ikaw Lamang, alongside Walang Hanggan leading lady Julia Montes, and Tayong Dalawa co-stars Kim Chiu and Jake Cuenca. He also starred in another mainstream film Maybe This Time, with singer-actress Sarah Geronimo.
In 2016, He is set to do a movie with Vice Ganda, Simon Pineda, and Awra under Star Cinema.
Martin is currently holding the record of more than 60 awards and over 30 nominations from different award giving bodies since 2006.
Coco Martin was born in Pampanga and was raised in Novaliches, Quezon City. He is a devotee of the Black Nazarene. During his childhood years, he usually went to the Quiapo Church with his grandmother to seek guidance from the Black Nazarene. He is currently living in an exclusive village in Fairview, Quezon City.
He is the brother of Filipino independent film actor and newest "Prince of Philippine Independent Films", Ronwaldo Martin.
He graduated from elementary and high school in Jose Abad Santos Memorial School Quezon City or JASMS in North Edsa Ave. Quezon City, and finished Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management in National College of Business and Arts in Fairview Quezon City.
|2007||Mga Kwento ni Lola Basyang: Ang Walong Bulag||Bulag 6|
|2007||Daisy Siete: Isla Chikita||David|
|2008||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bibliya||James|
|2008||Ligaw na Bulaklak||Ronel / Chris Alegro|
|2008||Komiks: Tiny Tony||Joaquin Peralta|
|2008||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Boarding House||Billy|
|2009||Tayong Dalawa||Ramon Dionisio Lecumberri|
|2009||Pinoy Indie: Biyaheng Lupa||Obet|
|2009||Komiks: Nasaan Ka Maruja?||James|
|2009-10||Nagsimula sa Puso||Carlo Pangdanganan|
|2010||Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo||Ringo Quijano Crisanto|
|2010||1DOL||Fernando "Lando" Lagdameo|
|2010||Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla Presents: Tonyong Bayawak||Antonio "Tonyo" dela Cruz / Tonyong Dayawak|
|2010||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Silbato||Jerome Ortega|
|2011||Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||2nd Lt. Alexander "Xander" Del Tierro / Javier Del Tierro||dual role|
|2011||100 Days to Heaven||Young Tagabantay||Special guest|
|2012||Walang Hanggan||Emil "Daniel Cruz" Montenegro / Daniel Guidiotti|
|2012||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kamao||Ramon|
|2013||Kahit Konting Pagtingin||Bus passenger|
|2013||Juan dela Cruz||Juan dela Cruz / Anak ng Dilim (Son of Darkness)|
|2013||My Little Juan||teenage Juan dela Cruz|
|2013||Wansapanataym: Simbang Gabi||Police Officer Carlos "Caloy/Caloykoy" de Guzman|
|2014||Ikaw Lamang||Samuel Severino Hidalgo|
|2014||Ikaw Lamang - Book 2||Gabriel R. Hidalgo / Gabriel L. Mondigo|
|2015||Wansapanataym: Yamishita's Treasures||Yamishita "Yami"|
|2015||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Plano||Police Chief Insp. Garry Erana|
|2015-Present||FPJ's: Ang Probinsyano||SPO2 Ricardo "Cardo" Dalisay / Police Sr. Insp. Dominador "Ador" B. de Leon||dual role|
|2001||Luv Text||Ivan's Friend
(as Rodel Nacianceno)
|2002||Ang agimat: Anting-anting ni Lolo||Armon||Imus Productions|
|2005||Masahista||Iliac||Gee Films International, Centerstage Productions|
|2006||Summer Heat||Iliac||Centerstage Productions, G-Entertainment|
|2007||Siquijor: Mystic Island||Miguel Sarmiento||Centerstage Productions|
|Foster Child||Pedicab Driver
|Seiko Films, Centerstage Productions|
|Ataul: For Rent||Danny||Artiste Entertainment Works International|
|Tirador||Caloy||Centerstage Productions, Rollingball Entertainment, Ignite Media|
(segment "Star City")
|Nars||Noel||Carl & Carl Productions|
|Tambolista||Billy||Cinema One Originals, Ignite Media|
|Batanes||Jason||Ignite Media, GMA Films|
|2008||Condo||Benjie Castro||Breaking the Box Productions, Kamurayaw Pictures|
|Serbis||Alan||Centerstage Productions, Swift Productions, Asian Cinema Fund (Pusan International Film Festival)|
|Jay||Edward Navarro||Cinemalaya, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Pasion Para Pelicula Productions|
|Tiltil||Manuel||Breakthrough Entertainment Productions, 24P Film International|
|2009||Kinatay||Pepeng||Swift Productions, Centerstage Productions|
|Soliloquy||Obet Labrador||Quantum Films|
|2010||Noy||Noy||Star Cinema, CineMedia|
|Sa 'yo Lamang||Coby||Star Cinema|
|2012||Captive||Abusama||Star Cinema and Centerstage Productions|
|Born To Love You||Rex Manrique||Star Cinema and CineMedia|
|24/7 in Love||Dante||Star Cinema|
|2013||A Moment in Time||Patrick Javier|
|2014||Maybe This Time||Antonio "Tonio" Bugayong||Star Cinema and Viva Films|
|Feng Shui 2||Lester Anonuevo||Star Cinema and K Productions|
|2015||You're My Boss||Pong Dalupan||Star Cinema|
|Beauty and the Bestie||Emman Castillo||Star Cinema and Viva Films|
|2016||Padre de Familia||Noel Santiago||Star Cinema|
|2016||The Super Parental Guardians||Paco||Star Cinema|
Awards and nominations
|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 (Drama) for Tambolista||Nominated|
|Gawad Urian Award||Best Supporting Actor for Tambolista||Nominated|
|2009||Gawad PASADO||Pinakapasadong Katuwang na Aktor for Jay and Serbis||Nominated|
|ENPRESS Golden Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy) for Jay||Won|
|Gawad Genio Awards||Best Film Actor for Jay||Won|
|Gawad Urian Award||Best Actor for Daybreak||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor for Jay||Won|
|ASAP Pop Viewer's Choice Awards||Pop TV Character of the Year (Ramon) for Tayong Dalawa||Won|
|PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor for Tayong Dalawa||Won|
|2010||Gawad Tanglaw Awards||Best Ensemble Performance in a Television Drama for Tayong Dalawa||Nominated|
|Presidential Jury Award for Excellence in Acting for Tayong Dalawa||Won|
|Gawad Genio Awards||Best Film Actor Kinatay||Nominated|
|Young Critics Circle||Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role for Soliloquy||Nominated|
|Golden Screen Award||Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama) for Kinatay||Won|
|41st Guillermo Mendoza Awards||Promising Male Box Office Star||Won|
|Gawad Urian Awards||Best Actor for Kinatay||Nominated|
|ASAP Pop Viewer's Choice Awards||Pop Pin Up Boy||Nominated|
|Anak TV Seal Awards||Most Admired Male TV Personality||Nominated|
|FAMAS Award||Best Actor for Kinatay||Nominated|
|Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor for Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo||Nominated|
|19th KBP Golden Dove Awards||Won|
|2011||42nd Guillermo Mendoza Awards||Prince of Philippine Movies for Sa'yo Lamang||Won|
|Gawad Tanglaw Awards||Best Actor for Noy||Nominated|
|Gawad Urian Awards||Actor of the Decade (Dekada Award)||Won|
|Best Actor for Noy||Nominated|
|Golden Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy) for Sa'yo Lamang||Nominated|
|Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama) for Noy||Nominated|
|FAP Awards||Best Actor for Noy||Nominated|
|Star Awards for Movies||Movie Supporting Actor of the Year for Sa'yo Lamang||Won|
|Movie Actor of the Year for Noy||Won|
|Yahoo! OMG Awards||Breakthrough Actor of the Year||Won|
|ASAP Pop Viewer's Choice Awards||Pop Kapamilya TV Character (Alexander and Javier) for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Won|
|20th KBP Golden Dove Awards||Best Actor for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Won|
|Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Single Drama/Telemovie Program for Maalaala Mo Kaya: Silbato||Won|
|Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Won|
|Star Awards for TV||Best Single Performance by an Actor for Maalaala Mo Kaya: Silbato||Won|
|Best Drama Actor for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Won|
|Male Star of the Night||Won|
|Anak TV Seal Awards||Most Admired Male TV Personality||Won|
|FAMAS Award||Best Actor for Noy||Nominated|
|Best Director for Noy||Nominated|
|Gawad Genio Awards||Best Film Actor for Noy||Won|
|2012||8th USTv Student's Choice Awards||Best Actor in a Daily Local Soap Opera for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Won|
|Gawad TANGLAW Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Won|
|Pinakakapuri-puring Artista ng Dekada||Won|
|Northwest Samar State University Students’ Choice Awards for Radio and Television||Best Actor in a Primetime Teleserye for Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Won|
|Yahoo! OMG Awards||Actor of the Year||Won|
|ASAP Pop Viewer's Choice Awards||Pop Kapamilya TV Character (Daniel Guidotti) for Walang Hanggan||Nominated|
|PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Drama Actor for Walang Hanggan||Nominated|
|15th Asian Television Awards||Best Actor in a Lead-Drama Role for MMK: Kamao||Nominated|
|43rd Guillermo Mendoza Awards||Prince of Philippine Television – Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin||Won|
|2013||Familia Sauza-Berenguer de Marquina 93rd Las Familias Unidas FitzGerald Awards||Youth Role Model of the Year||Won|
|61st FAMAS Awards||Best Actor for Sta. Niña||Nominated|
|31st FAP Awards||Best Actor for Sta. Niña||Nominated|
|10th ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Actor for Walang Hanggan||Nominated|
|Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Single Drama/Telemovie Program for MMK: Kamao||Nominated|
|29th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Actor of the Year for Sta. Nina||Nominated|
|1st ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards||Best Actor for Sta. Nina||Nominated|
|10th Gawad Urian Awards||Best Actor for Sta. Nina||Nominated|
|44th Box Office Entertainment Awards (GMMSFI)||Prince and Princess of Philippine Television (shared with Julia Montes)||Won|
|Most Popular Primetime TV Drama Series for Walang Hanggan (shared with cast)||Won|
|Yahoo! OMG Awards||Actor of the Year||Won|
|3rd EdukCircle Awards||Most Influential Celebrity Endorser of Year||Won|
|27th PMPC Star Awards For TV||Best Drama Actor of the Year||Won|
|Male Star Of The Night||Won|
|Best Primetime Drama Series for "Juan Dela Cruz" (shared with the cast)||Won|
|Anak TV Seal Awards||Youth Role Model of the Year||Won|
|2014||12th Gawad Tanglaw Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series for "Juan Dela Cruz"||Won|
|Yahoo! OMG Awards||Actor of the Year||Won|
|62nd FAMAS Awards||Best Actor for A Moment in Time||Nominated|
|28th PMPC Star Awards For TV||Best Drama Actor of the Year||Won|
|Best Primetime Drama Series for "Ikaw Lamang" (shared with the cast)||Won|
|40th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Festival Actor for Feng Shui 2||Nominated|
|2015||13th Gawad Tanglaw Awards||Best Actor for Ikaw Lamang||Won|
|2nd Paragala: Central Luzon Media Awards||Best Television Actor for Ikaw Lamang||Won|
|1st Platinum Media Media Stallion Awards||Best Film Actor||Won|
|6th ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards||Best Actor Ikaw Lamang||Nominated|
|Alta Media Icon Awards 2015||Best Actor for film Feng Shui 2||Won|
|Alta Media Icon Awards 2015||Best Actor for TV Ikaw Lamang||Won|
|63rd Famas Awards||Fernando Poe, Jr. Memorial award||Won|
|2016||6th EdukCircle Awards||HALL OF FAME Award||Won|
|Most Influential Film Actors of the Year||Won|
|Box Office Tandem of the Year (with Vice Ganda) for Beauty and the Bestie||Won|
|63rd CIDG Founding Anniversary||Certificate of Appreciation||Won|
|14th Gawad Tanglaw Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a series for FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Won|
|18th Anak TV Awards||Top Male Anak TV Makabata Star for 2015||Won|
|3rd UmalohokJUAN Communication & Media Awards||Best TV Actor for FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Won|
|7th NSCART Awards||Best Actor||Won|
|4th Kagitingan Awards for TV of Bataan Peninsula State University||PINAKAMAGITING NA PERSONALIDAD SA DULANG SERYE for FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Won|
|44th Box Office Entertainment Awards (GMMSFI)||Phenomenal Star of 2015 for Beauty and the Bestie||Won|
|24th KBP Golden Dove Awards||Best TV Actor in a Drama Program for FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Won|
|Golden Laurel Lycean Choice Media Awards||Best TV Actor for FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Won|
|Alta Media Icon Awards 2016||Best Drama Actor for TV for FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Won|
|LPU-Laguna Kung-gihan Awards 2016||SAFETY AWARENESS TV PERSONALITY||Won|
|30th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor for FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Won|
|Anak TV Awards||Makabata HALL OF FAME Award||Won|
|2nd Illumine GIC Innovation Awards For Television||Most Innovative TV Actor for 2016||Won|
|7TH TV Series Craze Awards 2016||Leading Man of the Year||Won|
|2017||3rd Aral Parangal Awards||Best Drama Actor||Won|
|Guild of Educators, Mentors, and Students||Natatanging Hiyas ng Sining sa Telebisyon||Won|
|Gawad Bedista Awards||Actor of the Year for TV||Won|
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