Joseph Marco
Full Name Joseph Cecil Marco
Birthplace Binangonan, Rizal, Philippines
Birthdate October 4, 1988 (Age 30)
Occupation Actor, Model
Nationality Filipino
Movie(s) Saving Christmas Night
Notable Role(s) Hunter Summers

Joseph Marco (born on October 4, 1988) is a Filipino actor and commercial model who played the role of Santi Domingo in the GMA Network Philippine drama series La Vendetta. Before this, he used to appear on several commercials like E-Aji Dip SnaxDowny and on Head & Shoulders. On September 15, 2007, he was launched as part of the 15 new discoveries of GMA Artist Center and was one of the first few who was quickly given a project via La Vendetta.

Biography Edit

Joseph Cecil Marco was born on October 4, 1989, and is of German, Italian and Spanish descent from his father's side. He is the fourth of eight children of his parents, having an elder sister who resides in California, two elder brothers, and four younger sisters.

Marco graduated high school in Faith Christian School in Cainta, Rizal in 2005 and did not finish college after he was discovered by his manager in Eastwood City. He said, "Nagulat nga po ako na first VTR ko, nakapasa agad ako." (I was surprised that I got approved on my first VTR.) during the initial presscon of La Vendetta.

Television career Edit

After his first commercial came more TV commercials with products such as Coca-Cola, E-Aji Dip Snax and Downy. Marco signed up with GMA Artist Center in September 2007. He was one of the first of his batch to have been given a TV project when he was added to the cast of the then airing TV drama series, La Vendetta. Here, he played the role of a geek teenager Santi Domingo.

At the initial phase of their presentation as new artists, Marco was able to guest at different programmes on GMA such as Showbiz Central, SOP Rules and Nuts Entertainment. In 2007, he was included in Philippines' Cosmopolitan magazine's 2007 69 Bachelors but did not join the fashion show held at The Fort.

For the fantasy TV drama, Dyesebel, he played an assistant named 'Joseph'. In 2010, Marco transferred network to ABS-CBN. Marco was picked to be one of the lead cast in ABS-CBN's show Sabel as Raymond Sandoval, with Jessy Mendiola and AJ Perez. Marco also appeared in some episodes of the anthology, Maalaala Mo Kaya.

In 2014, he played the main role of Dave Martinez in the afternoon TV series entitled Pure Love, alongside Alex Gonzaga and Yen Santos. He will soon to be part of the primetime series Pasión de Amor, that will air in the first quarter of 2015.