Daniel Fernando Biography, Success Story

Daniel Fernando is a Filipino actor and politician. He is currently serving as the governor of Bulacan Province. He first became famous as an actor for his portrayal of a male strip dancer in the movie Macho Dancer which earned for him a Best Actor award. Jump to movie list.

Latest Update
Daniel Fernando won in his reelection bid for governor in the May 9,2022 national and local election under the National Unity Party (NUP). He defeated incumbent vice governor and former governor Wilhemino Sy-Alvarado who is running under PDP-Laban.

Daniel Fernando
Daniel Fernando

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Cesar Fernando Ramirez
Nickname –> Daniel
Birthdate –> May 12, 1962 (age 60)
Birthplace –> Guiguinto, Bulacan, Philippines

College – Bulacan State University
College – University of the East

Political Career
2019-Present – Governor, Bulacan Province
2010-2019 – Vice Governor, Bulacan
1998-2007 – Provincial Board Member, Bulacan
* Kabataang Barangay Chairman for 4 years

Advocacy / Projects
* Call Center Training Program
* Computer School on Wheels
* Livelihood Programs
* Free legal consultation and seminar on existing laws, ordinances and resolutions
* Blood Letting Project
* Medical Missions
* Feeding Programs

Ordinances Passed – Authored as Vice Governor
* Provincial Ordinance No. 07-2011 or Burning of Rice Straw Prohibition Ordinance
* Provincial Ordinance No. 08-2011 or Double Dead Meat Prohibition Ordinance
* Provincial Ordinance No. 11-2011 or Gun Control Ordinance
* 2011 Tricycle Code of Bulacan

Awards for Government Service
2016 – Outstanding and Significant Achievement in Public Service
Given by Golden Globe Annual Awards for Outstanding Filipino Achiever
2015 – Outstanding Local Legislator (Vice Governor Category) given by Superbrand
2015 – Outstanding and Significant Achievement in Public Service given by Golden Globe Annual Awards for Outstanding Filipino Achiever
2014 – Outstanding Local Legislator (Vice Governor Category) given by Superbrand
2014 – Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awardee given by the University of the East Caloocan Alumni Association Inc.
2013 – Gintong Palad Public Service Awardee given by the Movie Writers Welfare Foundation and Elements Marketing and Advertising Services
2012 – Most Outstanding Public Servant given by Gawad Amerika Award
2011 – Most Outstanding Provincial Vice Governor given by Press Media Affair Center

Showbiz Career
In 1985 at age 23, Daniel Fernando appeared in his first big screen project via Scorpio Nights, an erotic film directed by Peque Gallaga. Three years later, he was cast as the best friend of the main character in the film Macho Dancer where he appeared nude in one scene. Directed by National Artist Lino Brocka, the film was heavily censored in the Philippines but was shown in several international film festivals.

In 1999, Daniel Fernando entered mainstream television with his appearance in the television series Kirara aired by GMA Network. He continued to be cast in subsequent television programs even after he became an elected public official.

Television Programs
2017 – Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin
2015 – Yagit
2013 – Muling Buksan Ang Puso
2011 – Amaya
2011 – Sisid
2010 – Noah
2009 – Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Tiagong Akyat
2009 – Obra
2009 – Totoy Bato
2008 – E.S.P
2007 – Mga Mata ni Anghelita
2007 – Sine Novela: My Only Love
2007 – Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang
2005 – Etheria
1999 – Kirara, Ano Ang Kulay ng Pag-ibig?

Movie List
1998 – Pagbabalik ng Probinsyano
1996 – Bilang na Ang Araw mo
1994 – P’re Hanggang Sa Huli
1994 – Mistah
1993 – Gaano Kita Kamahal
1992 – Dillinger: Ng Dose Pares
1992 – Grease Gun Gang
1988 – Macho Dancer
1985 – Scorpio Nights

Acting Awards
1990 – Best Actor for Macho Dancer by Gawad Urian Awards

RELATED: List of Current Governors of the Philippines

See also: Famous People from Bulacan Province

See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots

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