Coco Martin Biography
Birthday: November 1, 1981 (Scorpio)
Born In: Novaliches, Quezon City
Coco Martin, born Rodel Pacheco Nacianceno, is a famous Filipino actor, renowned for his critically acclaimed work in indie movies and a number of TV series. He has won immense appreciation for his work, including a number of ‘Best Actor’ awards and nominations. The list of awards that he has won include the ‘Young Critics Circle,’ the ‘Golden Screen Award,’ the ‘Gawad Urian Award,’ and the ‘Anak TV Seal Award.’ He spent most of his childhood with his grandmother. Growing up, he worked several odd jobs, until he was spotted by a talent scout while waiting tables. This led to him to join the agency ‘Star Circle,’ through which he got his first acting break. Although he has a degree in hotel and restaurant management, acting was his true calling, and he finally made his mark with a lead role in the indie film ‘Masahista’ (‘The Masseur’). Martin made his debut as a director and producer with ‘Ang Panday’ (2017), a Philippine epic fantasy action film.