Albert Martinez first gained popularity as an 80s matinee idol, who also shared a very successful love team with the actress Snooky Serna. He was part of the cast of the 80s hits Totoo Ba Ang Tsismis?, Blue Jeans, Bata Pa Si Sabel and Bakit Ba Ganyan?
He went on to play more mature roles in the 90s and 2000s, taking on major characters in the movies Segurista, Dyesebel, Rizal sa Dapitan, Pusong Mamon, Bata, Bata Pa’no Ka Ginawa?, Tatsulok, Scorpio Nights 2, Magnifico, I’ve Fallen For You and Born To Love You. He received Best Supporting Actor recognition for his role in Muling Umawit ang Puso and a Best Actor award for his performance in Rizal sa Dapitan.
Albert has also proven to be one of the most bankable character actors in television, having played lead parts in a number of recent teleserye hits including Sa Piling Mo, Komiks Presents: The Adventures of Pedro Pnduko, Maria Flordeluna, Princess Sarah, Patayin sa Sindak si Barbara, May Bukas Pa, Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo, Nasaan Ka Elisa?, Princess and I, Juan dela Cruz, Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon and All of Me. His role as one of the lead antagonists in the series FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano has also proven to be one of the most popular characters he’s ever done in his entire acting career.
Albert is the brother of another 80s matinee idol William Martinez and was married to late actress Liezl Sumilang Martinez.