Pen Medina

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Pen Medina
Born Crispin Medina
(1950-08-27) August 27, 1950 (age 66)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actor
Movie writer
Years active 1980-present
Relatives Ping Medina (son)
Alex Medina (son)

Crispin "Pen" Medina Sr. (born August 27, 1950) is a Filipino actor born in Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines. He is known for his role as Paciano Rizal in the award-winning film José Rizal shown for the Metro Manila Film Festival in 1998.

Pen Medina is one of the most notable actors of his time, doing versatile roles in both the big screen and on various television shows.

Personal life[edit]

Pen Medina is the father of Karl Medina, Crispin "Ping" Medina II, Alex Medina, Japs Medina, Victor Medina, and Zeth Medina. His sons Ping and Alex, who both had their roots in indie films, are currently active in local television. His other sons Karl and Victor have followed suit by taking on acting roles in other indie films as well.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2017 Tsuperhero ????? GMA Network
2016 Ika-6 na Utos Noel
Dear Uge: Acting Dyowa Daddy
Karelasyon: Tenant Greg
A1 Ko Sa 'Yo Dom Domingo
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Fernan ABS-CBN
2015 Pasión De Amor Maryo
Beautiful Strangers Levi Rodriguez GMA Network
Alamat: Alamat ng Bayabas Haring Barabas (voice)
Imbestigador: Kokey Fernando "Nading" Guevarra
Oh My G! G ABS-CBN
2014 My BFF Gerry GMA Network
2013 Magkano Ba Ang Pag-ibig? Andoy Aguirre
Cassandra: Warrior Angel Lolo Gimo TV5
Carlo J. Caparas' Dugong Buhay Armando "Amang" Bernabe ABS-CBN
Bayan Ko Governor Antonio Rubio GMA News TV
Little Champ TBA ABS-CBN
2012 Aso ni San Roque Ben "Mother Ben" Asino GMA Network
E-Boy Tatang ABS-CBN
2011 Ikaw Ay Pag-Ibig Gabriel
100 Days to Heaven Tagasundo
Guns And Roses Philip "Tsong" Marasigan
Pablo S. Gomez's Mutya Haring Merrick
2010 Ilumina Francisco GMA Network
Star Confessions Joseph's Fr TV5
Carlo J. Caparas' Panday Kids Tasyo GMA Network
Rod Santiago's Agua Bendita Padre Guido ABS-CBN
2009 May Bukas Pa Totoy
2009 Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Tiagong Akyat Castro "Kastrong Bato" Mananquil
2009 Sine Novela: Ngayon At Kailanman Venor Torres GMA Network
2008 Codename: Asero Dr. Tagimoro
2008 Carlo J. Caparas' Joaquin Bordado Jilco
2008 Obra
2008 Komiks Presents: Tiny Tony Morgan Peralta ABS-CBN
2008 E.S.P. Bestre GMA Network
2007 Mga Mata ni Anghelita Father Joseph
2007 Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang Hari
2007 Fantastic Man Singkit
2006 Atlantika Dr. Naval
2006 Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas Hagorn
2005 Encantadia Hagorn
2005 Ang Mahiwagang Baul: Ang Alamat ng Kawayan Ermitanyo
2001 Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka Abner Araman ABS-CBN
2000 Tabing Ilog Epifanio "Panyong" Delos Santos
1999 Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay
1995 Villa Quintana Felix Samonte GMA Network

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role
2016 Fruits N' Vegetables: Mga Bulakboleros Janitor at the U.P. Campus-Diliman
2014 Gangster Lolo  ?????
2014 Sa Ngalan ng Ama, Ina, at mga Anak Erning
2013 10,000 Hours Sebastian Jago
2010 Noy Nick
2008 I.T.A.L.Y. Gary Pinlac
2007 Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo Ferdinand Marcos
2004 Bcuz of U Tatay
2003 Till There Was You Frank Boborol
2000 Deathrow Gabino
1999 Muro-Ami Dado
1998 José Rizal Paciano Rizal
1994 Col. Billy Bibit, RAM Datu Kiram
1993 Sakay Col. Lucio De Vega
1992 Shake, Rattle & Roll IV NGO Member
1991 Shake, Rattle & Roll III Fr. Salazar
1988 A Dangerous Life Col. Eduardo Doromal
1986 Unfaithful Wife Detective Crispin Medina
1985 Virgin Forest Macabebe Scout
1982 Himala Pilo

Awards[edit]

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
1999 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Supporting Actor Muro Ami[1] Won
2013 10,000 Hours[2] Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1999". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  2. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2013". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.

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