Joseph Emmanuel Bascon is Joem Bascon of Philippine Cinema. Born August 29, 1986 in Manila, Philippines, Joem is a Filipino actor and model. He has been a Star Magic artist since 2006. His resemblance to actors Piolo Pascual and Sam Milby had been noticed by many. To this, Joem said he is flattered by the comparison but is doing his best to make his own identity in the showbiz industry.
Joem Bascon graduated from high school in 2003 at Don Bosco Technical College in Mandaluyong City, an exclusive school for boys. He then went to University of Santo Tomas and took up Electrical Engineering but was not able to finish the course. Despite of his busy schedule in showbiz, he still finds time to indulge himself into boxing, weightlifting, and kettle bell training.
He also had done several teleseryes like ‘Nasaan Ka Elisa’, ‘Habang May Buhay’, ‘Dahil May Isang Ikaw’, and been giving justice to his roles. He is one versatile actor for he can play both the antagonist and protagonist. His acting ability also brought him awards in 2010 Gawad Pasado Awards as Pinaka-Pasadong Katuwang na Aktor for the film Noy and Gawad Urian’s Best Supporting Actor award for the same film.
Among the movies he took part in are: 24/7 in Love; Aswang (as Efren); The Adventures of Pureza: Queen of the Riles (as Gerald Tanderson); White House (as Dom); Noy (as Bong); I Love You, Goodbye (as Raul); A Journey Home (as Raffy); Batanes: Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan (as Rico); Qwerty (as Leo Concepcion); Suntok sa Buwan; Ka Oryang; Rekrut (as Jamir Alwa); The Bridal Quarter; Shake Rattle & Roll XI; The Pawnshop (as David); Bente (as Erwin); Panahaon Na (as Rex); Adela (as Benjo); and All About Love (as Ryan).
He is also seen active in numerous teleseryes such as Muling Buksan Ang Puso (as young Bernardo); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ilog (as Alex); May Isang Pangarap (as Dante); Wansapanataym: Si Paolo at Si Apollo (as Arcenon); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pulang Laso (as Alan); Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Hiyas (as young Biano); Walang Hanggan (as Tomas Alcantara); Devil May Cry (as Dante/Guest Dubber); Nasaan Ka Elisa? (as Cristobal Rivas); Mara Clara (Guest Appearance); Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Bianong Bulag (as Tesyo Santiago); Noah (as Judah Mondragon); Habang May Buhay (as Nathaniel ‘Nathan’ Corpuz/Raon); Dahil May Isang Ikaw (as Ryan Fernandez); Precious Hearts Romances Presents: The Bud Brothers (as Juan Pedro ‘Pete’ Labrador); I Love Betty La Fea (as Mario Calderon); Hush Hush (as Andy); Kahit Isang Saglit (as young Ronaldo Dimaandal); My Girl (as Bogart); Love Spell Presents: The Credit Card ; Sinserye Presents: Patayin sa Sindak si Barbara (as John); Walang Kapalit (as Anton); Prinsesa ng Banyera (as the teen Sigmund); Gokada Go! (as Bob); Pinoy Mano- Mano: Celebrity Boxing Challenge (himself/contestant); Love Spell Presents: Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bola (as John); Destined Hearts; Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kandila (as Sonny); Ligaw na Bulaklak (as Benjo); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Sumbrero; Click na Click (as Harris Velasco); and Let’s Go (as Bob).
Joem Bascon is not only an actor but also a model. He became popular in doing print advertisements for various clothing line and is currently the endorser of Guitar.