After playing Todd Wilkins in two seasons of the UPN series Sweet Valley High, Bittle played recurring roles on Dawson's Creek, 7th Heaven, and All My Children.
After studying at Pasadena City College (in Southern California) and the London Academy of Dramatic Art, he entered the acting program at New York City's renowned Juilliard School.
Although his original goal was to play collegiate water polo, he discovered his love for acting during his senior year of high school.
He and his brothers Jeff and Ron grew up in La Crescenta, California as the children of Jim Bittle and Kathy Homewood.
He and Cynthia Daniel were both in the cast of Sweet Valley High.