Former Philippine Basketball Association professional basketball player, later resigned as an actor Talk show host Showbiz Inside Report with co-hosts Janice de Belen, Ogie Diaz and Carmina Villaroel Was elected as the city mayor of Parañaque, Philippines from 1995 to 2004.
Joselito Perez Marquez (born October 7, 1957), also known as Joey Marquez, is a Filipino actor, comedian, politician and former professional basketball player of the Philippine Basketball Association . He was born to the late film directors Artemio Marquez (Sr.) and Teresita Esguera Perez. His siblings include Via Marquez Hoffman and Melanie Marquez. He served as the mayor of Paranaque in the Philippines from 1995 to 2004, and ran for May 2004 but was defeated in the Congressional election. Marquez once again served as mayor of Paranaque in the 2010 election, but lost to the city’s current mayor, Florencio Bernabe, Jr. He retired from politics and focused on For his TV and film projects.
He is a contract artist of ABS-CBN and GMA Network. Before starting his career as an actor and comedian, Marquez played for Presto Fun Drinks (later known as Great Taste Coffee Makers) from 1981 to 1983, then before moving to Gilbey’s Gin (later known as Barangay Ginebra San Miguel) The legendary coach Robert Jaworski started the 1984 season. In 1987, he briefly played for Hills Brothers Coffee/Alaska, and then left the game permanently to become a full-time actor.