Crispin "Pen" Medina Sr. (August 27, 1950) is a Filipino actor born in Manila, Philippines, he is known for his role as Paciano Rizal in the award winning film José Rizal shown for the Metro Manila Film Festival in 1998.
Pen Medina is one of the most notable actors of his time, doing versatile roles in both the big screen and on various television shows.
He was married to Ms. Medina. Their children are Crispin "Ping" Medina II, Karl Medina, Alex Medina, Japs Medina, Victor Medina, John Medina and Zeth Medina. Ping, John and Alex are also active in showbiz, and have starred in award-wining Indie films.