Diether Ocampo

Diether Ocampo (born July 19, 1974)[2][3] is a Filipino actor, singer, model, and military officer.[4]

Diether Ocampo
Diether Pascual Ocampo

(1974-07-19) July 19, 1974
Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines
OccupationActor, Model, Military Officer
Years active1994–present
AgentStar Magic (1994–2016; 2018–2019)
GMA Artist Center (2017; 2019–present)
Kristine Hermosa
(m. 2004; annulled 2009)
Military career
Allegiance Philippines
Service/branchPhilippine Coast Guard Auxiliary
RankLieutenant Commander (LCDA)


Ocampo was born on July 19, 1974 in Aniban, Bacoor, Cavite, where he attended school. He attended De La Salle University-Dasmarinas. He is of German, Spanish, and Chinese ancestry.[5]

He started out as a dancer before being discovered by ABS-CBN in the mid-1990s. He is part of the band Blow, where he is known as 'Capt. Mongrel'. In 2001, he was an executive producer for The Pin-Ups debut album, Hello Pain, that enabled the band to become the first Philippines-based band to be signed to a U.S. label.[6]

Ocampo started with ABS-CBN and being managed by Star Magic headed by Johnny Manahan. He auditioned for ABS-CBN's talent search in 1995. A year and a half later, he became one of the members of Star Circle Batch II. His first movie appearance was in the movie adaptation of teen program Ang TV. He is active in charitable works through his K.I.D.S. (Kabataan Inyong Dapat Suportahan) Foundation to help under privileged children of Metro Manila.[7]

In 2016, he starred in TV5's series Bakit Manipis ang Ulap? together with Cesar Montano and Claudine Barretto.

In 2017, after a short brief break from showbiz, Ocampo went out of retirement & is now a freelancer.


In 2007, Ocampo starred in an anti-zoo ad for PETA-Asia Pacific.[8]

Personal life

Ocampo was married to Kristine Hermosa on September 21, 2004. The marriage was later annulled on January 30, 2009.[1][9]



2017Celebrity BluffHimself/ContestantGMA Network
Tonight with Arnold ClavioHimself/GuestGMA News TV
Magpakailanman: My Breastfeeding DadAnton RamosGMA Network
Unang HiritHimself/Guest
2016Bakit Manipis ang Ulap?George BustamanteTV5
2014Maalaala Mo Kaya: BukidRonnieABS-CBN
2013Apoy Sa DagatAnton Lamayre
2012Maalaala Mo Kaya: SingsingJoel Villanueva
2011Gandang Gabi, Vice!Himself/Guest
Guns and RosesMarcus Aguilar
2010–2011SabelFrederico "Eric" Zaragosa
2010Your Song: Gimik 2010Gregorio "Gary" Ballesteros
RubiHector Ferrer[10]
2009Maalaala Mo Kaya: LambatMang Piyo
Only YouJonathan Sembrano
2008Maalaala Mo Kaya: RobotAlex
Iisa Pa LamangMiguel Castillejos †
Sineserye Presents: MalignoHector Salcedo
LoboLorenzo Blancaflor
2007Princess SarahMaster Brandon Crissford
MargaritaBernard Beltran
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Blue RoseLester
RouninMaster Cadmus
Sineserye Presents: Palimos ng Pag-ibigRodel Alcaraz
Love Spell Presents: Click na ClickJosh Velasco
2006Star Magic Presents: The Game of LoveGary
Komiks Presents: Bahay ng Lagim
Star Magic Presents: Windows to the HeartDennis
Komiks Presents: BampyPido
2005Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa AkinIvan Ynares
Bora: Sons of the BeachDitoy
'Til Death Do Us PartManuel
2004MarinaPrinsipe Lirio
2003–2004Sana'y Wala Nang WakasLeonardo Madrigal
ButtercupWinston Go
2001Recuerdo de AmorPaulo Jose Villafuerte
1999–2001Saan Ka Man NaroroonBart
1997–1999Mula Sa PusoMichael Miranda †
1997!Oka TokatBenjamin "Benj" Catacutan
1996–1999Super Laff-InHost / Himself
GimikGary Ballesteros
1995–2016ASAPHost / Himself
1993–2001Star Drama Presents


YearTitleRoleFilm production
201224/7 in LoveKen RamirezStar Cinema
2011RakenrolJacci RoccaFurball Inc.
Revolver Films
Rost Manila[11]
Star Cinema
Slow FadeDariusCinemabuhay[12]
Sa 'Yo LamangPaulStar Cinema
MamarazziCarloRegal Films
2005Nasaan Ka ManItoStar Cinema
2004Bcuz of URJ
VoltaAtty. Lloyd Falcon
2002BahidRodneyRegal Films
JologsMandoStar Cinema
2001Ano Bang Meron Ka?JasonRegal Films
La Vida RosaDadoStar Cinema
2000Gusto Ko Ng LumigayaLeoViva Films
Bukas Na Lang Kita MamahalinJimboy
1999SolteraEric RoblesStar Cinema
Gimik: The ReunionGary Ballesteros
Mula Sa Puso: The MovieMichael Miranda
Bakit Pa?JosephGMA Films
1998Magandang HatinggabiLouieStar Cinema
Dahil Mahal na Mahal KitaRyan
1997Calvento Files: The MovieRodolfo
1996Ang TV: The Movie: The Adarna AdventurePrinsipe Bryan/Morion

Awards and nominations

YearMovie/TV ShowCategoryOrganizationResultsSource
2013First Gintong Palad Public Service AwardsService AwardeeMovie Writers Welfare Foundation
15 Hottest Leading Men15 Hottest Leading Men AwardeeMetro’s Celebrity 2013
2012Star Magic Ball 2012Star Magic Icons AwardStar Magic
2011Star Magic Ball 2011Star Magic Most Stylish MaleStar Magic
Hottest Actor (Male Stars)2011 Yahoo! OMG! AwardsYahoo! PhilippinesNominated
2010Philippine Walk of FameWalk of Fame AwardeeMowell Foundland Foundation
Organizer of K.I.D.S. FoundationDangal ng PASADO (PASADO Lifetime Award)12th Pampelikulang Samahan ng mga Dalubguro Gawad PASADO AwardsWon[13][14]
2009Maalaala Mo Kaya
Episode: "Lambat"
Nominated: Best Single Performance by an Actor23rd PMPC Star Awards for TVNominated[15]
Iisa Pa LamangNominated: Best Drama Actor23rd PMPC Star Awards for TVNominated[16]
2008Organizer of K.I.D.S. FoundationMetro Him AwardeeMetro Him Awardee 2008
2007Sineserye Presents: Palimos ng Pag-ibigNominated: Best Drama Actor21st PMPC Star Awards for TVNominated
2006Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa AkinWinner: Best Drama Actor20th PMPC Star Awards for TVWon[17]
Nasaan Ka ManWinner: Best Supporting ActorGawad TANGLAW AwardsWon[18]
Nasaan Ka ManNominated: Best Performance by Male or Female,
Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble
in Leading or Supporting Role
Young Critics Circle (Philippines)Nominated
Nasaan Ka ManNominated: Best Supporting Actor8th Pampelikulang Samahan ng mga Dalubguro Gawad PASADO AwardsNominated
2005Sana'y Wala Nang WakasBest Drama Actor19th PMPC Star Awards for TVNominated
2004Sana'y Wala Nang WakasWinner: Best Drama ActorGawad America AwardsWon[17]
Sana'y Wala Nang WakasWinner: Best Drama Actor18th PMPC Star Awards for TVWon[17]
2002Recuerdo de AmorNominated: Best Drama Actor2002 PMPC Star Awards for TVNominated
La Vida RosaNominated: Best Actor25th Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino Gawad UrianNominated[19]
La Vida RosaNominated: Best Actor20th Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) Luna AwardsNominated[20]
The HunksMost Promising Group (The Hunks)Guillermo Memorial Mendoza Scholarship FoundationWon
1999Brightest Star of 1999 (14)Movie Magazine: Brightest Star of 1999
Outstanding Filipino Achiever for Business and IndustryPhilippine Bantayog Jaycees[21]


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