|Born||Nanette Gwen Medved
Nanette Medved is a fashion, ramp, commercial and print ad model, TV host, actress and philanthropist in the Philippines.
Some of the movies done by Medved when she was still active in show business were: Dito Sa Pitong Gatang, Isang Bala Ka Lang, Iukit Mo Sa Bala, Sa Diyos Lang Ako Susuko, Tumbasan Mo Ng Buhay, Kung May Gusot Walang Lusot, Huwag Mong Salingin Ang Sugat Ko, Hiram Na Mukha, Narito Ang Puso Ko, Sa Kabila ng Lahat, and she played as Darna under Viva Films, directed by Joel Lamangan. She was the leading lady of Fernando Poe, Jr. in Ang Dalubhasa (2000).
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Medved was born in Hawaii, USA, in 1971 to a Russian father and Chinese mother. Her growing up years were spent traveling throughout Asia but she spent most of her primary and secondary education in Holy Family Academy in Angeles City. She graduated with degrees in Finance and Entrepreneurship as summa cum laude at Babson College in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Medved and Chinese businessman Chris Po got married in June, 1999 in South Africa. They have two children.
Now Medved has been active in socio-civic work. She is on the Advisory Board of Bantay Bata as well as the National Advisory Council of World Wildlife Fund Philippines. In 2012 she founded the Friends of Hope, Inc. Friends of Hope are makers of bottled water "Hope in a Bottle" - a brand that devotes 100% of their profits to building of public school classrooms in the Philippines.
Awards and nominations
- 1993 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actress Narito Ang Puso Ko (1992)
- 1993 Nominated Gawad Urian Award Best Supporting Actress Narito Ang Puso (1992)
- 1993 Nominated YCC Best Actress Hiram Na Mukha (1992)
- 1992 Won Gawad Urian Award Best Supporting Actress Sa Kabila Ng Lahat (1991)
- Eastwood And Bronson (1989)
- Bakit Ikaw Pa Rin? (1990)
- Sa Diyos Lang Ako Susuko (1990)
- Biktima (1990)
- Huwag Mong Salingit Ang Sugat Ko (1991)
- Humanap Ka ng Panget (1991)
- Sa Kabila ng Lahat (1991)
- Hinukay Ko Na Ang Libingan Mo! (1991)
- Andrew Ford Medina: Wag Kang Gamol! (1991)
- Darna (1991) ... Narda/Darna
- Narito Ang Puso Ko (1992)
- Hiram Na Mukha (1992)
- Dito Sa Pitong Gatang (1992) ... Brgy. Chairwoman Lamberta "Lambing" Enriquez
- Isang Bala Ka Lang, Part 2 (1992)
- Dillinger (1992)
- Kate en Boogie (1993)
- Kapag May Gusot Walang Lusot (1993)
- Tumbasan Mo Ng Buhay (1993)
- An Lian Ni (1993)
- Iukit Mo Sa Bala! (1994)
- Hataw Tatay Hataw (1994)
- Pamilya Valderama (1995)
- Pag-ibig Ko Sa Iyo'y Totoo (1997)
- Kasangga Mo Ako Sa Huling Laban (1997)
- Goodbye America (1997)
- Ang Dalubhasa (2000)... Connie
- Compañero y Compañera (TV program) (2000-2001)
- http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0575934/ "Nanette Medved"
- http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0575934/bio "Biography for Nanette Medved"
- http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0575934/awards "Awards for Nanette Medved"
- http://www.pep.ph/spotlight/finder/21391/no-more-showbiz-for-ex-darna-nanette-medved "No more showbiz for ex-Darna Nanette Medved"
- http://www.pep.ph/spotlight/in-focus/27006/nanette-medved-po-back-in-the-public-eye-to-promote-hope-in-a-bottle "Nanette Medved-Po back in the public eye to promote Hope in a Bottle"
- http://www.newsflash.org/2000/04/sb/sb001192.htm "RICKY LO's SHOWBIZ 'CURTAIN-RAISERS' NEWSBITS, Nanette Medved with husband Chris Po"