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 (age 45)
Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines
OccupationActor, model, Military Officer
Years active1994–present
AgentStar Magic (1994–2016; 2018–2019)
GMA Artist Center (2017; 2019)
Kristine Hermosa
(m. 2004; annulled 2009)
Military career
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.

Currently, he is serving in the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary as a Lieutenant Commander.


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

Personal lifeEdit

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



Year Title Role Network
2019 It's Showtime (variety show) Guest Judge ABS-CBN
2018 Bagani Apo ABS-CBN
2017 Celebrity Bluff Himself/Contestant GMA Network
Tonight with Arnold Clavio Himself/Guest GMA News TV
Magpakailanman: My Breastfeeding Dad Anton Ramos GMA Network
Unang Hirit Himself/Guest
2016 Bakit Manipis ang Ulap? George Bustamante TV5
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bukid Ronnie ABS-CBN
2013 Apoy Sa Dagat Anton Lamayre
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Singsing Joel Villanueva
2011 Gandang Gabi, Vice! Himself/Guest
Guns and Roses Marcus Aguilar
2010–2011 Sabel Frederico "Eric" Zaragosa
2010 Your Song: Gimik 2010 Gregorio "Gary" Ballesteros
Rubi Hector Ferrer[10]
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Lambat Mang Piyo
Only You Jonathan Sembrano
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Robot Alex
Iisa Pa Lamang Miguel Castillejos †
Sineserye Presents: Maligno Hector Salcedo
Lobo Lorenzo Blancaflor
2007 Princess Sarah Master Brandon Crissford
Margarita Bernard Beltran
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Blue Rose Lester
Rounin Master Cadmus
Sineserye Presents: Palimos ng Pag-ibig Rodel Alcaraz
Love Spell Presents: Click na Click Josh Velasco
2006 Star Magic Presents: The Game of Love Gary
Komiks Presents: Bahay ng Lagim
Star Magic Presents: Windows to the Heart Dennis
Komiks Presents: Bampy Pido
2005 Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin Ivan Ynares
Bora: Sons of the Beach Ditoy
'Til Death Do Us Part Manuel
2004 Marina Prinsipe Lirio
2003–2004 Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Leonardo Madrigal
Buttercup Winston Go
2001 Recuerdo de Amor Paulo Jose Villafuerte
1999–2001 Saan Ka Man Naroroon Bart
1997–1999 Mula Sa Puso Michael Miranda †
1997 !Oka Tokat Benjamin "Benj" Catacutan
1996–1999 Super Laff-In Host / Himself
Gimik Gary Ballesteros
1995–2016 ASAP Host / Himself
1993–2001 Star Drama Presents


Year Title Role Film production
2020 Sunday Night Fever
2012 24/7 in Love Ken Ramirez Star Cinema
2011 Rakenrol Jacci Rocca Furball Inc.
Revolver Films
Rost Manila[11]
2010 Dalaw Anton CineMedia
Star Cinema
Slow Fade Darius Cinemabuhay[12]
Sa 'Yo Lamang Paul Star Cinema
Mamarazzi Carlo Regal Films
2005 Nasaan Ka Man Ito Star Cinema
2004 Bcuz of U RJ
Volta Atty. Lloyd Falcon
2002 Bahid Rodney Regal Films
Jologs Mando Star Cinema
2001 Ano Bang Meron Ka? Jason Regal Films
La Vida Rosa Dado Star Cinema
2000 Gusto Ko Ng Lumigaya Leo Viva Films
Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin Jimboy
1999 Soltera Eric Robles Star Cinema
Gimik: The Reunion Gary Ballesteros
Mula Sa Puso: The Movie Michael Miranda
Bakit Pa? Joseph GMA Films
1998 Magandang Hatinggabi Louie Star Cinema
Dahil Mahal na Mahal Kita Ryan
1997 Calvento Files: The Movie Rodolfo
1996 Ang TV: The Movie: The Adarna Adventure Prinsipe Bryan/Morion

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Movie/TV Show Category Organization Results Source
2013 First Gintong Palad Public Service Awards Service Awardee Movie Writers Welfare Foundation
15 Hottest Leading Men 15 Hottest Leading Men Awardee Metro's Celebrity 2013
2012 Star Magic Ball 2012 Star Magic Icons Award Star Magic
2011 Star Magic Ball 2011 Star Magic Most Stylish Male Star Magic
Hottest Actor (Male Stars) 2011 Yahoo! OMG! Awards Yahoo! Philippines Nominated
2010 Philippine Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Awardee Mowell Foundland Foundation
Organizer of K.I.D.S. Foundation Dangal ng PASADO (PASADO Lifetime Award) 12th Pampelikulang Samahan ng mga Dalubguro Gawad PASADO Awards Won [13][14]
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya
Episode: "Lambat"
Nominated: Best Single Performance by an Actor 23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV Nominated [15]
Iisa Pa Lamang Nominated: Best Drama Actor 23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV Nominated [16]
2008 Organizer of K.I.D.S. Foundation Metro Him Awardee Metro Him Awardee 2008
2007 Sineserye Presents: Palimos ng Pag-ibig Nominated: Best Drama Actor 21st PMPC Star Awards for TV Nominated
2006 Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin Winner: Best Drama Actor 20th PMPC Star Awards for TV Won [17]
Nasaan Ka Man Winner: Best Supporting Actor Gawad TANGLAW Awards Won [18]
Nasaan Ka Man Nominated: Best Performance by Male or Female,
Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble
in Leading or Supporting Role
Young Critics Circle (Philippines) Nominated
Nasaan Ka Man Nominated: Best Supporting Actor 8th Pampelikulang Samahan ng mga Dalubguro Gawad PASADO Awards Nominated
2005 Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Best Drama Actor 19th PMPC Star Awards for TV Nominated
2004 Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Winner: Best Drama Actor Gawad America Awards Won [17]
Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Winner: Best Drama Actor 18th PMPC Star Awards for TV Won [17]
2002 Recuerdo de Amor Nominated: Best Drama Actor 2002 PMPC Star Awards for TV Nominated
La Vida Rosa Nominated: Best Actor 25th Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino Gawad Urian Nominated [19]
La Vida Rosa Nominated: Best Actor 20th Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) Luna Awards Nominated [20]
The Hunks Most Promising Group (The Hunks) Guillermo Memorial Mendoza Scholarship Foundation Won
1999 Brightest Star of 1999 (14) Movie Magazine: Brightest Star of 1999
Outstanding Filipino Achiever for Business and Industry Philippine Bantayog Jaycees [21]


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  11. ^ "Quark Henares' 'Rakenrol' is Cinemalaya's Closing Film". July 9, 2011.
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  13. ^ Boy Villasanta (April 25, 2010). "Mentors become fans at the 12th Pasado Awards". ABS-CBN.
  14. ^ "Mentors become fans at the 12th Pasado Awards". April 25, 2010. Archived from the original on March 28, 2012.
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  20. ^ "RP Oscars nominees announced". March 16, 2002.
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