Actor, Model, Entrepreneur
Maritoni Fernandez (born Antonita Moynihanon March 31, 1965) is a Filipina character actress, model and entrepreneur. --- She is the daughter of an English father, Antony Moynihan, 3rd Baron Moynihan, and a Filipina mother. She is niece to Colin Moynihan, the current Baron Moynihan and head of the British Olympic Committee. Antonita was reared by her grandmother in York, England during her childhood years and later moved to the Philippines to accompany her father who became a close friend of former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos and a successful food critique and restaurant owner in Manila in the 1980s. She is mother to actress Lexi Fernandez, who is a GMA Network contract artist. --- As an adult, Antonita became a commercial model and actress in the Philippines, adopting the screen name Maritoni Fernandez. She has had considerable success as a screen actress, figuring in many movies with the respected Filipino actor Fernando Poe, Jr. and appearing in the award-winning Hong Kong film Days of Being Wild by acclaimed director Wong Kar-wai. On her 30th birthday, Maritoni was diagnosed with breast cancer and has since undergone a lumpectomy in the United States. In remission, she has been serving as a spokesperson for breast cancer patients and survivors in the Philippines and abroad. Maritoni is currently an entrepreneur-owner of Herb-All Organic Trading Corporation which is a food supplement company specializing in young barley powder and other natural health supplements. Simple Thoughts, her easy text floral service Bella Regalo, RSVP Event Planning and Design, and Just Desserts in addition to her jobs as commercial model and actress in television soap operas for a major Philippine television network. She resides with her children in Makati City Manila. She is a member of the ICanServe Foundation.
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- March 31, 1965 (age 58)
- Actor, Model, Entrepreneur
- Antony Moynihan, Luthgarda Fernandez