Kristofer Martin

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Kristoffer Martin
Born Kristoffer Martin Roach Dangculos
(1994-11-20) November 20, 1994 (age 23)
Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines
Other names Kristoff
Education San Beda College
  • Actor
Years active 2007-present
Partner(s) AC Banzoon

Kristoffer Martin Roach Dangculos (born in November 20, 1994), is a Filipino actor. His career started when he joined the talent TV show Little Big Superstar where he was eliminated on the second week. He appeared in a couple of TV shows in ABS-CBN such as Prinsesa ng Banyera, Kung Fu Kids, Ligaw na Bulaklak and Pare Koy where he was known as Kristofer Dangculos.

In 2010, Martin moved to GMA 7 drama shows such as Endless Love, Tween Hearts, Munting Heredera, Pahiram ng Sandali, Kakambal ni Eliana and Kahit Nasaan Ka Man. He also appeared regularly on the Sunday variety show Sunday All Stars.


Martin started his career on television when he joined a search for young singers. He also appeared as a TV guest in multiple ABS-CBN programs such as Boy & Kris, ASAP '08 and Wowowee. He has made several mall shows around Metro Manila and provinces when he joined Little Big Superstar together with his co-stars in Kung Fu Kids.

Kristofer on ABS-CBN (2007-2009)[edit]

In ABS-CBN, KrisM's screen name is Kristofer Dangculos. Martin's career started when he joined Little Big Superstar, a search reality-variety show for kids with good singing ability. He became one of the ten finalist but he was eliminated in the second week of the finals. He appeared in Prinsesa ng Banyera, a noon-time drama after Wowowee. He played the role of the young Eric Fragante, who became TJ Trinidad when the character grew up. He was paired with Jane Oineza, also his co-star in Kung Fu Kids, who played the role of the young Maningning Burgos (who later became Kristine Hermosa).

Martin became famous because of Kung Fu Kids,[1] his first fantaserye drama series in ABS-CBN. In the said series, he plays the role of Benjamin "Benjo" Reyes, a bully always involved in rumbles, also known as Kid Bully. In Ligaw na Bulaklak, he played the role of Chuckie, the foster son of Mrs. Reyes (Arlene Muhlach) and the brother of Ian (Ron Morales). In Parekoy that was aired on January 5, 2009, Kristofer played as Ringgo.

Kristofer on GMA Network (2010-present)[edit]

After playing young Johnny (played by Dingdong Dantes) in the remake of the 2000 South Korean drama series, Endless Love, Kristofer became a GMA Artist Center talent with the screen name, Kristoffer Martin. In Endless Love, he was paired with Kathryn Bernardo.[2] Martin entered GMA Network with his former Kung Fu Kids co-star Joshua Dionisio. Kristofer signed an exclusive three-year contract until 2013. He appeared in the teen-oriented show Tween Hearts and Munting Heredera where he was paired with Joyce Ching.

In the mid-2012, he was included as cast member of drama series on GMA Network entitled Luna Blanca and played the role of Joaquin "Aki" Alvarez. In 2013, he starred in two television dramas. The first drama being Kakambal ni Eliana where he is paired with Kim Rodriguez for the first time. Before the year ended he was cast in the drama Kahit Nasaan Ka Man where he is paired with Julie Anne San Jose. In 2014, he starred in Para1o Ko'y Ikaw where he is again paired with Kim Rodriguez

In 2015, Martin appeared in one episode of Karelasyon where he plays a mama's boy.[3] In 2016, Martin was featured in the record album One Heart that was released by GMA Records.[4]

He is always paired with Joyce Ching, her real-life ex-girlfriend, that made them dubbed as "ex-goals".


Television daily dramas
Year Title Role Network
2007 Prinsesa ng Banyera Young Eric Fragante ABS-CBN
2008 Kung Fu Kids Benjamin "Benjo" Reyes
Ligaw na Bulaklak Chuckie
2009 Pare Koy Ringgo Onasan/JR
2010 Endless Love Young Johnny
GMA Network
2010/2012 Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts Christoper "Chris" Soriano
2011 Munting Heredera Tim John "TJ" Navarro
Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin Jepoy Dimaculangan
2012 Luna Blanca Joaquin Alvarez
2012/2013 Pahiram ng Sandali Franz Dela Cruz
2013 Kakambal ni Eliana Gabriel "Gabo" Santillan
Kahit Nasaan Ka Man Leandro De Chavez
2014 Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw Christoper "Tupe" Enriquez
2015 Healing Hearts[5] Jay Samonte
Buena Familia Zach Michaels
2016 Because Of You Jonathan "Onat" Larrazabal
Hahamakin ang Lahat Luisito "Junior" Labsat Jr.
2017 Mulawin versus Ravena Libero
Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko Tipaklong
Super Ma’am Ace Mendoza
Television drama anthologies
Year Title Role Network With
2010 Maynila: The New Girl Brix GMA Network Lexi Fernandez
2011 Spooky Nights: Bahay ni Lolo Himself N/A
Maynila: Lazy Lily Luis Joyce Ching
Maynila: Officially Yours Eric
2012 Magpakailanman: The Nanay Silveria Story Badong N/A
Maynila: Balik-Puso Carlo Joyce Ching
Maynila: Time for Love Troy Lexi Fernandez
Maynila: Heart of Mine Matt Joyce Ching
2013 Maynila: My Dream Guy Brent Lexi Fernandez
Maynila: Love Vibes Garreth Louise delos Reyes
Maynila: Playful Hearts Daniel Lexi Fernandez
Maynila: Pusong Mapagpanggap Brick Kim Rodriguez
Maynila: My Brother's Lover Allen Barbie Forteza
2014 Magpakailanman: Siga noon, beki ngayon Christopher Aguinaldo N/A
Magpakailanman: Pulis na Pogi[6] young adult Mariano "Neil" Perez Flormata, Jr.
Maynila: M.U Kim Rodriguez
Maynila: Always in love Joyce Ching
2015 Magpakailanman: Walang Hanggang Paalam Pedro Arnado
Maynila: My Absentee Mom Maximo
Maynila: Finding Faith Rolly
Maynila: Girly Girl Caloy
2016 Maynila: Ikaw Pa Rin Rowell Kim Rodriguez
2018 Maynila: Voice of My Heart Kerwin Jazz Ocampo
Comedy shows
Year Title Role Network Note
2013 Vampire Ang Daddy Ko GMA Network
Pepito Manaloto Lance

Variety and reality shows[edit]

Variety and reality shows
Year Title Role Network
2007 Little Big Superstar Himself/Contestant ABS-CBN
2010/2013 Party Pilipinas Himself/Performer GMA Network
2013/2015 Sunday All Stars Himself/Performer


Year Title Role Studio
2011 Tween Academy: Class of 2012 Diego GMA Films
2012 Oros Abet Cinemalaya
Sossy Problems Ismael GMA Films
Boy Pick-Up: The Movie Grocery Bagger
2014 Basement Macoy Coffee House Productions
Springboard Film Productions


Year Title Notes
2012 The Lazy Song Theme Song Of Tween Academy: Class Of 2010 with Derrick Monasterio
2013 I'll Never Go Theme Song of My Lady Boss
I'll Be There Theme Song of Kahit Nasaan Ka Man with Julie Anne San Jose
2016 Sa Piling Mo Theme Song of Alyas Robin Hood
Dahil Sa 'yo Theme Song of Hahamakin ang Lahat with Hannah Precillas

Personal life[edit]

Kristofer Martin is fond of mountain climbing and he climbs mountains together with other actors like Alden Richards, Rodjun Cruz, Kylie Padilla and Dianne Medina.[6][7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award giving body Category Nominated for Result
2016 30th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Single Performance by an Actor Magpakailanman: Mag-Ama sa Bilangguan Won
2014 PMPC Star Awards for TV 2014 Best Drama Actor Kahit Nasaan Ka Man Nominated
2013 1st Sunday All Stars Awards Stand Out Season Performer None Nominated
16th Long Island International Film Expo Honorable Mention for Best Supporting Actor Oros Won
10th Golden Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Won
2012 The Young Critics Circle Awards Best Performance Nominated
28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies New Movie Actor of the Year Tween Academy: Class of 2012 Nominated
FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Award None Won
1st Party Pilipinas Most Liked Awards Most Liked Loveteam with Joyce Ching Won


  1. ^ Almo, Nerisa (28 January 2008). "'Kung Fu Kids' kicks off January 28 on ABS-CBN". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Santiago, Erwin (25 June 2010). "Endless Love stars Kristoffer Martin and Kathryn Bernardo: The next Joshua Dionisio and Barbie Forteza?". Philippine Entertainment Portal (in Filipino and English). Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Kristoffer Martin a 'Mama's Boy' in Karelasyon". The Philippine Star. 2 May 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Santiago, Erwin (14 February 2016). "Mel Tiangco pinipilit sumabak sa Politika: ayoko talaga!". Inquirer Bandera. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "Cheers, tears for Kapuso stars". Manila Standard. 21 May 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  6. ^ a b Bassig, Wilwina (23 June 2015). "10 times Kristoffer Martin swept us off our feet". GMA Network. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  7. ^ Dumaplin, Christine Allaine (17 June 2015). "Kristoffer Martin reaches for new 'heights'". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 

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