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Dianne Medina
Dianne Medina as one of the host of Good Morning Boss shown simulcast on PTV 4 2014-04-19 10-33.jpg
Medina on April 19, 2014
Born
Maria Patricia Dianne Perez Medina

(1986-11-05) November 5, 1986 (age 33)
Manila, Philippines
OccupationActress, model, dancer, television host, news anchor
Years active2006-present
AgentStar Magic (2006-2010)
Partner(s)Rodjun Cruz (e. 2017)

Dianne Medina (born Maria Patricia Dianne Perez Medina on November 5, 1986), is a Filipino actress, dancer, television host, anchor and part-time model. Medina is also a former member of ABS-CBN's developmental talent agent Star Magic.

Early life[edit]

Dianne Medina was born Maria Patricia Dianne Perez Medina, on November 5, 1986. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communication arts from Miriam College.[1]

In October 2017, Medina became engaged to actor Rodjun Cruz after dating since July 23, 2007.[2]

Career[edit]

2006—2010: Early career[edit]

Medina was one of the 12 finalists of Wazzup Wazzup's 2006 Tadjock Search. After winning the search, she became a regular segment host of the satirical comedy news program and appeared as a guest host of Studio 23's morning news and talk show, Breakfast.

In 2007, she was cast as Dianne in the ABS-CBN sitcom, Let's Go, directed by Bobot Mortiz. She was personally offered by Johnny Manahan to join Star Magic after her guest performance in, the now defunct noontime variety show, Wowowee--another show directed by Mortiz.[3] Medina was included in the 15 celebrity contestants of the second season of U Can Dance Version 2.[4] She was also cast as Joy in the second season of Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv--renamed Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2. She made her film debut in the Star Cinema film A Love Story.

She was cast as Teena in the 2008 teen drama, Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Luvin' Lyf. She also made a special appearance in Komiks Presents: Tiny Tony.[5] October of the same year, she was cast as a series regular in the sexy sketch comedy, Banana Split--a spin off of the '90s show Goin' Bananas.[6] Earlier, she played Agatha in the fantasy drama Dyosa, her character was killed off the show due to her commitments to Banana Split. Her stint in Banana Split ended abruptly in 2008 when the management decided to reformat the program.[3]

In 2009, Medina started appearing in TV5 shows, aside from her appearances in ABS-CBN. She was cast as one of the hosts of Flo, a teenage lifestyle program which aired for one season in TV5. She played Kat in Kambal sa Uma and had guest appearances in Your Song Presents: Boystown, Your Song Presents: Feb-ibig and Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Ang Lalaking Nagmahal Sa Akin. She joined the cast of TV5's gag show Lokomoko High in the middle of 2009. She also had a special participation in May Bukas Pa.

Medina was one of the cast members retained when Lokomoko High was revamped to Lokomoko U in 2010. She had a special participation in Habang May Buhay--a premier offering of the ABS-CBN's "60th celebration of Filipino Soap Opera" line up. She was cast as Chanel in TV5's afternoon teen drama, BFGF, and as a regular host and performer in the TV5 Sunday variety show, PO5. The same year, she made guest appearances in Midnight DJ,[7] 5 Star Specials and Maynila. She also played supporting roles in the Star Cinema films; My Amnesia Girl, Miss You Like Crazy and Till My Heartaches End.

2011—2014: Various TV appearances[edit]

In 2011, she played Beauty in TV5's Babaeng Hampaslupa, and later appeared in ABS-CBN's Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo and Mundo Man ay Magunaw in 2012. Since 2013, Medina has been a co-host of PTV4's Good Morning Pilipinas,[1] and landed in several guest appearances in various ABS-CBN teleseryes.

2015—present: Transfer to GMA Network[edit]

In 2015, she became part of the Primetime drama series Beautiful Strangers marking her first TV series in GMA-7 after transferring from ABS-CBN.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
2007 Wazzup Wazzup Herself
2007 Let's Go Dianne
2007 U Can Dance Version 2 Herself - Contestant [4]
2007 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2 Joy
2008 Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Luvin' Lyf Teena
2008 Komiks Presents: Tiny Tony [5]
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya Young Ning Episode: "Dalandan"
2008 Dyosa Agatha [3]
2008 Banana Split Herself - Various roles [6][3]
2009 Jim Fernandez's Kambal Sa Uma Kat
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya Judith Episode: "Pendant"
2009 Your Song Presents: Open Arms Lucy
2009 Your Song Presents: Boystown Guest
2009 May Bukas Pa Pam
2009 Lokomoko High Herself - Various roles
2009 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Ang Lalaking Nagmahal Sa Akin Nikki
2010 Habang May Buhay Mara
2010 Lokomoko U Herself - Various roles
2010 Midnight DJ Episode: "Bentilador na Matador" [7]
2010 BFGF Chanel
2010 5 Star Specials Dorina Avila
2010 Maynila Mia Episode: "For The Search Of Love"
2010 P.O.5 Herself
2010 Midnight DJ Tammy Episode: "Ang Pangbabalik ng Babae sa Balete Drive"
2011 Babaeng Hampaslupa Beauty
2011-12 The Jose and Wally Show Starring Vic Sotto Tennessee
2012 Mundo Man ay Magunaw Ramona La Peña
2012 Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo Sandra
2012 Wansapanataym Cecile Episode: "Ang Bagong Kampeon Sa Bagong Taon"
2013-17 Good Morning Pilipinas Herself - Host [1]
2013 Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw Sonia
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya Andrea Episode: "Ilog"
2013 Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala Young Helena Diomedes
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya Maida Episode: "Pasa"
2014 Honesto Tanya
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya Cathy Episode: "Bahay"
2014 The Legal Wife Tanya Tamayo
2014 Mirabella Holly
2014 Ipaglaban Mo! Eira Bianca Ignacio Episode: "Umasa Ako Sa Hula"
2015 Two Wives Phoebe Sales
2015 Beautiful Strangers Monica Aragon
2016 Little Nanay Cindy Cruz
2016 Maynila Marissa Episode: "Sakripisyo"
2016 Ipaglaban Mo! Helga Episode: "Witness"
2016 Magpakailanman Lourdes Episode: "May Forever sa Bahay Pag-ibig"
2017 My Love from the Star Irish Libredo
2017–present Bagong Pilipinas Herself - Host
2018–present Bagong Bayani TV Herself - Host
2018 Maalaala Mo Kaya Barbie's sister

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
2007 A Love Story Camille
2010 Miss You Like Crazy Anette Samonte
2010 Till My Heartaches End Lizette
2010 My Amnesia Girl Jen
2013 Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?
2013 Call Center Girl Claire Manlapat
2016 Barcelona: A Love Untold Flor
2019 The Annulment

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://pep.ph/news/37352/dianne-medina-claims-her-jealous-phase-is-over-six-year-relationship-with-rodjun-cruz-getting-stronger/1/4
  2. ^ "Rodjun Cruz at Dianne Medina, engaged na". GMA News and Public Affairs (in Filipino). October 11, 2017. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d Martinez-Belen, Crispina (2009-12-04). "VJ Dianne Medina". Entertainment. Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation. Retrieved 2011-06-17.
  4. ^ a b Liabres, Aprylle (2007-07-15). "All's fair for Rodjun Cruz". City Times. Khaleej Times Online. Retrieved 2011-03-30.
  5. ^ a b Godinez, Bong (2010-04-02). "Ex-Star Magic talent Dianne Medina is happy to be a Kapatid star". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2010-06-17.
  6. ^ a b Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (2008-09-24). ""Banana Split" to premiere on October 11". Guide / Television. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2011-06-17.
  7. ^ a b "Killer vintage fan on 'Midnight DJ'". Entertainment. Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation. 2010-03-19. Archived from the original on 2011-08-20. Retrieved 2011-06-17.