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Coco Martin

Rodel Pacheco Nacianceno, known professionally in acting as Coco Martin, is a Filipino actor, director, and film producer best known for playing the lead roles in Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin, Walang Hanggan, Ikaw Lamang, Juan dela Cruz and Ang Probinsyano.

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I wouldn't be where I am right now, and have the right work ethic and discipline, if it weren't for all the indie films I did. We weren't pampered and were pretty much on our own.
I'm proud of what I did in 'Daybreak.'
I'm happy with my body. — © Coco Martin
I'm happy with my body.
I do indie films for the sense of fulfillment and to achieve my goals as an artist.
My job is to act, whether in indie or mainstream films.
When I was still doing indie, it was just purely art. I don't think about how much I will get paid or how much the movie will earn.
I didn't get good breaks on TV.
I'll start searching for that ideal partner when I turn 40. That will be a turning point in my life.
People may soon lose interest in me. I want to make sure I've done everything I can for my family when that time comes.
I lead a boring life because I do nothing but work.
I take a bath three times a day.
I always say, my leading lady is my lola.
My love life is not a priority. — © Coco Martin
My love life is not a priority.
I was first an indie actor, so I also want that more opportunities be given to people in the indies.
I have not met a Filipino actor who didn't dream of working on an 'FPJ' remake.
I know the hardships that my compatriots working abroad are facing.
I have dogs and birds as pets.
I consider myself an ordinary person.
I see the staff and crew on the set as my equals. When I make a mistake, they know they can call my attention or even tell me what to do.
I know how demanding show biz is. I fear that things would just end up bad if I'd date a colleague.
It's hard to mix work and love.
I keep a really tight schedule.
When I started doing projects for TV, I made sure to participate in the brainstorming sessions.
It was my grandmother who raised me and guided me.
I had done a lot of indie movies before I realized that acting could be a way for me to get my family out of poverty. It was at that point that I decided to take acting seriously.
I handed out flyers in malls, candies in gasoline stations; helped set up tarpaulins in bars. I played bit roles in several indie movies. Looking back, I can say it has definitely been a long journey.
It's a long process transitioning from indie to mainstream, and it's not that easy because it's a different environment when you are in the indie industry.
I want to prove that actors are good, not just at working in front of the camera.
I'm happy to hang out with friends, but I'm not the type who entertains guests, not even at home.
I did some modeling here and there but nothing really big. There was a time when I simply bummed around, waiting for offers.
I want to give back and show my gratitude to the indies. At the same time, cherish the mainstream projects I've been getting.
I think it's unfair to commit to a girl and not be able to give her the time she deserves.
When I entered TV, I realised that it's not just all about art, but it has a business dimension as well. You need to take care of yourself. I also learned who my viewers are.
I've learned that, as an actor, I have a responsibility to my audience.
As an artist, we have a big influence, and we should always think if we are doing more harm than good to our viewers. We should serve as a model to them.
When I was working abroad, there was a time when I almost gave up because of my problem with my working visa in Canada. I remember that I collected bottles of mineral water and sold them to earn extra money.
I want to balance my projects. Ideally, I'd like to do at least one indie film, a mainstream movie, and a TV series in a year - the best of both worlds.
I learned a lot from Direk Brillante Mendoza and Bing Lao. — © Coco Martin
I learned a lot from Direk Brillante Mendoza and Bing Lao.
I cherish everything I have because I worked hard for each one.
I was never really into partying.
I want to remind people that we create films for the MMFF as gifts to them, not to see whose entry is better or which film earned more at the tills.
I avoid using Twitter and Facebook.
I worked as a janitor in Canada for nine months. It's during that time when I experienced extreme homesickness.
I'm a very sensitive person.
I experienced rejection numerous times.
I didn't expect people would embrace 'Ang Probinsyano' the way they did during its first year.
There came a time I gave up when I was overseas. No matter how many times I tried working on my visa, I wasn't able to. When I went back to the Philippines, I still wanted to return to Canada despite the difficulties I encountered.
Actually, I didn't plan to be an actor. — © Coco Martin
Actually, I didn't plan to be an actor.
If you really get into a particular character, you also want to do your own stunts.
Acting-wise, I think I did well in 'Kinatay.' It wasn't talkie, and the acting was intense.
My family is my priority.
It is so difficult if nobody in the family will guide you.
When I was in Canada, the opportunities were huge. For every place I went to, I dreamt of bringing my family, too. When I ate at restaurants, I wished I could let my family experience the food I ate, too.
I came from a broken family.
If the Americans have Superman, we have Panday.
It's important that I know what I'm doing before I assume responsibility over something as significant as the actors' guild.
I had my first girlfriend at 15. Life was difficult then.
I've been to several international film festivals, including those in Locarno, Switzerland; Dubai; Russia; Berlin; Cannes; Bangkok; and Hong Kong.
We want to uplift the culture of Filipino - our respect to our elders, how we pray before we eat and sleep. These are things the younger generations tend to forget because of our exposure to other cultures.
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