Claim to Fame
Gwapings and being the son of late Rudy Fernandez & Alma Moreno
Profile Bio Text
He is the son of the late actor Rudy Fernandez and actress Alma Moreno. He is also half-brother to Vandolph Quizon and stepson of Lorna Tolentino. He is a former member of the famous showbiz teen group, "Gwapings" alongside Jomari Yllana and Eric Fructuoso. In 1995, Fernandez was one of the newsmakers when he became the boyfriend of Claudine Barretto and was touted as one of the hottest young actors to watch out for following his performances in movies like Pare Ko, Mangarap Ka and Matimbang Pa sa Dugo. In 1996, he received Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor nominations for the 3 aforementioned movies he did. However, the year 1998 started a downward spiral in Mark`s career and personal life following an assault case that was filed against him by an American socialite and the break-up with his then-girlfriend Claudine. His home studio Regal Films attempted to launch him as an action star in the movies Sonny Segovia: Lumakad Ka Sa Apoy and Walang Katumbas Ang Dugo but both movies flopped at the box-office.
After a two-year hiatus following his acquittal in the assault case, Mark Anthony returned to the movie scene via Biyaheng Langit and Dos Ekis opposite sexy actresses Joyce Jimenez and Rica Peralejo, respectively. In 2003, he had disappeared from show business and underwent rehabilitaion for drug dependence. In 2005, he was released from rehab and made his comeback in show business. After his release in rehab, he said in his words, "I hope the moviegoers will welcome me back. Now, I realize more than ever that I`m made for showbiz and I`ll always be in showbiz."
His most notable roles in Television is his role as Nicolas Cayetano in the GMA-7 series Impostora, His role in the said show earned him high praises & established himself as a dramatic actor, the said drama series also relaunched his career. His Role as Lucero/Talim in the Fantasy series "Kamandag" also gave high praises that people said he is perfect in filling in the void of his legendary father, Rudy Fernandez. Because of the beautiful and fruitful projects given to him by GMA-7 Mark decided to sign an exclusive contract with the network that relaunched his career. Fernandez will have a biggest break as a leading man to a singer and actress Regine Velasquez in the Philippine remake of primetime Koreanovela My Name is Kim Sam Soon, known as Ako si Kim Samsoon.
He is married to Melissa Garcia and has 2 sons.
Couple Profile Source
www.imdb.com/name/nm0273018/, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Anthony_Fernandez, www.igma.tv/profile/mark-anthony-fernandez
Full Name at Birth
Mark Anthony Lacsamana Fernandez
Rudy Fernandez (Actor)
Alma Moreno (Actress and Politician)
Vandolph (half brother) (Actor)
Jomari Yllana (Co-member of Gwapings), Eric Fructuoso (Co-member of Gwapings)
Lorna Tolentino (step mother)
Far And Away
Favorite TV Shows
Prison Break, Seinfeld
Eraserheads, Michael Jackson
Joey Marquez (step father) (Actor)
Has Detailed Data (New)
Mark Anthony Lacsamana Fernandez (born January 18, 1979) is a Filipino actor. He is the son of Rudy Fernandez and Alma Moreno.
Actor and Model