Dianne Medina

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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 31)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actress, model, dancer, television host, news anchor
Years active 2006-present
Agent Star 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 for over 10 years.[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
2007 Wazzup Wazzup Herself/Tadjock
Let's Go Dianne
U Can Dance Version 2 Herself/Contestant
Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2 Joy
2008 Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Luvin' Lyf Teena
Komiks Presents: Tiny Tony Guest
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Dalandan Young Ning
Dyosa Agatha
Banana Split Herself
2009 Jim Fernandez's Kambal Sa Uma Kat
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pendant Judith
Your Song Presents: Open Arms Lucy
Your Song Presents: Boystown Guest
May Bukas Pa Pam
Lokomoko High Herself
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Ang Lalaking Nagmahal Sa Akin Nikki
2010 Habang May Buhay Mara
Lokomoko U Herself
Midnight DJ: Bentilador na Matador Guest
BFGF Chanel
5 Star Specials Dorina Avila
Maynila: For The Search Of Love Mia
P.O.5 Herself
Midnight DJ: Ang Pangbabalik ng Babae sa Balete Drive Tammy
2011 Babaeng Hampaslupa Beauty
2011-2012 The Jose and Wally Show Starring Vic Sotto Tennessee
2012 Mundo Man ay Magunaw Ramona La Peña
Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo Sandra
Wansapanataym: Ang Bagong Kampeon Sa Bagong Taon Cecile
2013-2017 Good Morning Pilipinas Herself/Host[1]
2013 Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw Sonia
Eat Bulaga! Co-Host
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ilog Andrea
Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala Young Helena Diomedes
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pasa Maida
2014 Honesto Tanya
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bahay Cathy
The Legal Wife Tanya Tamayo
Mirabella Holly
Ipaglaban Mo: Umasa Ako Sa Hula Eira Bianca Ignacio
2015 Two Wives Phoebe Sales
Unang Hirit Guest Segment Host
Beautiful Strangers Monica Aragon
2016 Little Nanay Cindy Cruz
Maynila: Sakripisyo Marissa
Ipaglaban Mo: Witness Helga
Magpakailanman: May Forever sa Bahay Pag-ibig Lourdes
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

Movies[edit]

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

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 Martinez-Belen, Crispina (2009-12-04). "VJ Dianne Medina". Entertainment. Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  4. ^ Liabres, Aprylle (2007-07-15). "All's fair for Rodjun Cruz". City Times. Khaleej Times Online. Retrieved 2011-03-30. 
  5. ^ 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. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (2008-09-24). ""Banana Split" to premiere on October 11". Guide / Television. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  7. ^ "Killer vintage fan on 'Midnight DJ'". Entertainment. Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation. 2010-03-19. Retrieved 2011-06-17.