Started his career in 1996 in the television show Klinik Unter Palman. Left a budding acting career in the Philippine entertainment industry and went to the United States in 2005 to follow his Hollywood dream. Returned to Philippines in 2010 and made a comeback in the television show Sabel. Received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2013 OneFilAm Festival held in Los Angeles, California for his contribution to the film industry. Runs a teaching center called Raymond Bagatsing's Training Center for Dramatic Arts in Philippines.