Joseph Bitangcol (born March 28, 1984) is a Filipino television and film actor. He is one of the first batch of the reality talent search Star Circle Quest on ABS-CBN.

Joseph Bitangcol
Joseph Bitangcol

(1984-03-28) March 28, 1984 (age 35)
Years active2004—present
AgentStar Magic (2004–2006)
GMA Artist Center (2007-2009)
Spouse(s)Frenchesca Clerence Denise T. Bitangcol


Sef started when he joined the reality talent search of ABS-CBN which is Star Circle Quest in 2004. He made it to the Top 10 or "Magic Circle of 10", but unfortunately, he didn't make it to the final 5, or "Magic Circle of 5".

After the contest, he became part of ABS-CBN's Star Magic. He starred in the youth oriented program SCQ Reload with co-former questors and in horror-fantasy series Spirits which was directed by Chito Rono. In 2006, he did his first movie with Star Cinema, entitled D' Lucky Ones, paired with Sandara Park.

Career on GMA NetworkEdit

After his contract with ABS-CBN expired, he decided to leave his home grown network and sign another exclusive contract on its rival station GMA7 under GMA Artist Center. There he portrayed a role in drama series Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita. He also had a special participation in Yasmien Kurdi's TV drama titled Saan Darating Ang Umaga?, on the same network. He is part of the new indie film with Polo Ravales titled Walang Kawala produces by D.M.B Entertainment Inc..

Back to ABS-CBNEdit

In 2009, he returned to his home-grown network ABS-CBN and first appeared in May Bukas Pa following the fantasy series Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Tiagong Akyat co-star Gerald Anderson. He recently guested in Eat Bulaga!, a noontime show aired on GMA Network. He also voiced Prince Zardoz in the redubbed version of Voltes 5 known as Voltes 5: Evolution.

Personal lifeEdit

Actor Joseph Bitangcol tied the knot with his non-showbiz girlfriend Franchesca Tonson at Sweet Harmony Gardens, Taytay, Rizal on July 30, 2016. The two have been in a relationship since December 13, 2014. Since then, Joseph and Franchesca have been open about their love for each other on their respective Instagram accounts. Franchesca is currently a nursing student in University of The Philippines.



Year Title Role Network
2019 The General's Daughter Young Marcial ABS-CBN
2016-2017 Ang Probinsyano Senior Jail Officer 2 Cristobal Mendoza ABS-CBN
2015 Maalaala Mo Kaya: E-Mail ABS-CBN
2014 Yagit Tonyo GMA 7
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Saranggola Jesus ABS-CBN
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bangkang Papel Special Guest
2011 Lokomoko himself TV5
2011 Babaeng Hampaslupa Adrian
2010 Star Confessions Himself
2010 Eat Bulaga! Himself GMA 7
2009 Nagsimula sa Puso Eugene ABS-CBN
2009 Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Tiagong Akyat Pablo Reyes
2009 May Bukas Pa Bryan
2009 Maynila Mike GMA 7
2008 Totoy Bato Heather's Doctor
2008 Luna Mystica Aldred
2008 Saan Darating Ang Umaga? Mark
2007 Boys Nxt Door King
2007 Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Tyrone San Juan
2007 Maynila Elton
2006 Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Father - a priest in San Luis ABS-CBN
2007 Margarita Robbie
2006 Crazy For You Jomar
2004 ASAP Fanatic Himself/Performer
2005 Vietnam Rose Joven Custodio
2004–present ASAP Host-Performer
2005 SCQ Reload: Kilg Ako! Seph
2004 Maalaala Mo Kaya Himself
2004 SCQ Reload: OK Ako! Seph
2004 Star Circle Quest Himself


Title Network
Walang Kawala (No Way Out) DMB Inc.
Ang Nanay Kong Aswang Regal Films
D' Lucky Ones Star Cinema
Shake, Rattle and Roll VIII Regal Films


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