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Charice
Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, better known as Charice, was born in San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines. When she was three years old, she witnessed her abusive father point a gun at her mom during an episode of domestic violence. Along with her mother and younger brother Carl, they left their father in search of a better life...
 
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Ashley Argota
Ashley Argota is best known for her role as Lulu in Nickelodeon's hit show, True Jackson, VP, and also as Kelly in Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures. She starred in Disney's hit Broadway musical, "The Lion King", as Young Nala, at only 11 years old. She has appeared on TV shows including iCarly, The Troop...
 
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MiG Ayesa
Actor, The Ferals
Being in the Final Three for Rockstar:Inxs is really not where the road started for MiG, but just the continuation of a career that started in Sydney, Australia. Having been in many bands throughout high school, MiG (aka Miguel Ayesa) started his professional performing career as an actor in a pilot for the TV series Mission:Top Secret. His next job was to play 'Ritchie Valens' in Buddy...
 
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Brandon Baker
At 12 years old, Brandon landed his first big break with the starring role of "Mowgli" in Walt Disney's "Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story." It went straight to video and is still being shown domestically as well as foreign. That same year, 1997, he filmed the Disney Channel movie "P.U.N.K.S." where he played a leading role as Johnny Pasiotopolis...
 
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Joy Bisco
Joy made her feature film debut in a movie called, what else, The Debut. The film is one of the first Filipino American stories to be told on the big screen and was filmed in 1997. In the movie she plays Annabelle Manalo, the love interest to Dante Basco's Ben. Joy enjoyed working opposite Dante, because Dante is an inspiration to Filipino Americans...
 
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Mutya Buena
Soundtrack, About Time
 
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Cheryl Burke
Miscellaneous Crew, Dancing with the Stars
 
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Tia Carrere
Actress, True Lies
Tia Carrere was born Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo on January 2, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii. While attending Sacred Hearts Academy, Tia was discovered in a Waikiki grocery store and landed the female lead in the indie movie Aloha Summer. Although her passion has always been singing (grandmother Rae took Tia to her first singing lesson at age ten)...
 
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Phoebe Cates
Phoebe Belle Cates was born on July 16, 1963 in New York City, New York, and raised there. She is the daughter of Lily and Joseph Cates, who was a Broadway producer and television pioneer. Her uncle was director/producer Gilbert Cates. Phoebe is of Russian Jewish, and one quarter Chinese, descent...
 
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Christina Chang
Christina Chang was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, by her Chinese-Filipino father and American mother. At 17 she moved to the United States to study Theatre & Film in her mother's home state of Kansas and later studied acting in Seattle, USA. Chang went on to gain a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in Seattle...
 
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Asia Cruise
Asia Cruise is breaking the mold of pop/R&B music and not looking back. This young artist at 18 years old is set to change the face of pop and urban music, or rather bring to it a new face. Of Filipino, Native American and Caucasian descent, Asia stands out as not only one of the only Asian solo female artists on a major record label...
 
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Marpessa Dawn
Actress, Black Orpheus
Born in Pittsburgh, Marpessa Dawn moved to England as a teenager and started acting in small roles in television; upon moving to France, she danced and sang in nightclubs while at times working as a governess before getting her big break as "Eurydice" in "Black Orpheus". Married twice, she left five children and four grandchildren at her death...
 
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Lexa Doig
Actress, Andromeda
Toronto native Alexandra Doig was born on June 8th, 1973, to Filipina mother Gloria and Irish-Scottish father David. Her parents held season tickets to their local theater, and Lexa was inspired to begin acting after seeing a production of "Porgy and Bess" at the age of nine. She dropped out of high school in grade 13...
 
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Malaya Rivera Drew
Malaya Rivera Drew was born and raised in a very urban neighborhood in Washington D.C. Her parents, both activist lawyers, sent her to public schools with her two brothers. She then attended Middlebury College, where she studied English Literature and Theater. After graduating college, she moved to...
 
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Jocelyn Enriquez
Actress, 54
 
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Allen Evangelista
With numerous commercials under his belt, including spots for American Online, MTV, Time Warner Cable and Domino's, Allen Evangelista is a promising up-and-comer. Evangelista was offered a holding agreement to possibly star in a Fox series. Since then he has co-starred on ABC's "Once and Again" and "Alias"...
 
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Roshon Fegan
Music man and entertainer Ro Shon Fegan began his claim to fame here in Los Angeles at the age of 18 months. His first creative moments of his career was actually a national soda commercial where he collaborated with the musical classic group Boyz II Men. And his momentum for the creative industry took off from there...
 
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Rachel Grant
Actress Rachel Louise Grant De Longueuil was born on the Island of Luzon in the Philippines. She is related to British royalty through her grandfather, the late Baron Raymond De Longueuil (second cousin to Queen Elizabeth II of England) whose mother was Ernestine Maude Bowes-Lyon. Rachel is the middle of three sisters and spent much of her childhood in the English town of Nottingham...
 
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Marco Grazzini
Actor, The Flash
Originally from Toronto Canada, Marco's effortless charm, brooding good looks and vast array of talents have propelled him to the forefront of the American film and television landscape. Marco is most well known for his roles on CW's "The Flash" as the villain 'Tar Pit' and NBC's "Heroes Reborn" as the masked hero 'El Vengador' ...
 
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Emm Gryner
Actress, One Week
 
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Kirk Hammett
Hammett was born in San Francisco, California on November 18, 1962, to Teofila (Oyao) and Dennis L. Hammett, a merchant seaman. He learned guitar at age 15 and joined Metallica to replace Dave Mustaine in 1982. He has won several Grammys with Metallica and participated in their class action law suit against Napster...
 
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Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa was born in Salinas, California. Her family moved to San Diego whilst she was still a toddler. She has a younger sister, Stella Hudgens, who is also an actress. Her mother, Gina (Guangco), an officer worker, is from the Philippines. Her father, Gregory Hudgens, a firefighter, has Irish and Native American ancestry...
 
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Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler was born in Madrid, Spain, to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Spanish-Filipino socialite Isabel Preysler. In 1979, his parents' marriage was annulled. He was eight years old when he moved to the U.S., and at the age of 15, secretly began writing music. He studied...
 
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Mike Inez
Soundtrack, Jackie Brown
 
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Dan Inosanto
Noted Filipino-American martial arts practitioner, who studied "jeet kune do" from fellow martial artist and actor Bruce Lee. Always seeking to improve his knowledge, Inosanto holds numerous belts in various martial arts including Asian, American & Brazilian disciplines such as Muay Thai, Pentjak Silat & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...
 
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Diana Lee Inosanto
Stunts, Spy
Diana Lee Inosanto is the daughter of legendary martial artist, Dan Inosanto and Sue Ann Reveal. She is also the goddaughter of global icon, the late Bruce Lee. Dan was such close friends to the late Bruce Lee, that in honor of his friend, he named his daughter, and first child, "Diana Lee". Born in Torrance...
 
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Cris Judd
Cris Judd, the actor, has broken away from his dancing and choreography roots and moved his acting career into high gear; he recently guest-starred on Unfabulous with Emma Roberts, has appeared on sweeps week episodes of Eve, Half & Half and Everybody Loves Raymond, and has an acting cameo in Bringing Down the House, where he also served as choreographer for Steve Martin's dance scenes...
 
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Lalaine
Lalaine Vergara-Paras, or simply Lalaine, is best known for her role as Miranda Sanchez, Lizzie's (Hilary Duff's) best friend, in the hit TV series Lizzie McGuire. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Lalaine is about to release a music album.
 
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Vanessa Lachey
Vanessa Joy Minnillo was born on November 9, 1980, at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines. She is the daughter of Helen Ramos Bercero and Vincent Charles Minnillo, a crew member on an Air Force aircraft (he has since retired). Her father is American, from Ohio, and is of half Italian, one quarter Russian-Jewish...
 
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Sharon Leal
Actress, Dreamgirls
Sharon Leal is a military brat. She was born in Tuscon, Arizona. Sharon then moved with her parents to the Philippines, till she was 6 years old. She went to prayer-school there. Then, her parents packed up to move back to the US and settled in Fresno, California. Her mother, Angelita, who is Filipino...
 
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Jose Llana
Actor, Hitch
Jose Llana was born in Manila, Philippines and raised near Washington, D.C. He moved to New York City after high school to attend The Manhattan School of Music Conservatory as a classical voice major. At the age of nineteen, during his freshman year, he landed his first starring role on Broadway in The King and I as Lun Tha opposite Lou Diamond Phillips and Donna Murphy...
 
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Mallory Low
Mallory Low was born on August 30th 1989. She is a California native. She is Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian and Filipino. She booked several commercials and guest spots on ER and was on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno four times. She got her first television series, Just For Kicks on Nickelodeon. Which didn't get picked up for a second season...
 
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Mig Macario
Born in the Philippines and named after the Filipino revolutionary, general and actor Macario Sakay; Mig is the youngest of 6 children and grew up in Vancouver, Canada. Mig Macario is known for his ability to play a diverse range of characters with seemingly effortless ease. If it wasn't for acting...
 
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Sandra McCoy
Actress, Cry_Wolf
Sandra McCoy was born and raised in San Jose, California. Her mother, Madeline McCoy, was a high school P.E. teacher, tennis coach, and aerobics instructor. Her father, Gary McCoy, was the director of database management at the county Sherrif's Department and a private pilot. Her brother, who was two years her junior...
 
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Steven R. McQueen
Steven R. McQueen (born Steven Chadwick McQueen; July 13, 1988) is an American actor who plays Jeremy Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries. He is best known for his role on the TV series Everwood. Steven has also starred in a film called Piranha 3-D as Jake Forester along with stars Elizabeth Shue and Jerry O' Connell...
 
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Natalie Mendoza
Actress, The Descent
Natalie Jackson Mendoza was born in Hong Kong of a Filipina/Spanish Jazz musician father and German/English mother. She had a bohemian upbringing with her six artist siblings living all over the world in Asia, Australia, England and NYC. She was raised as a child in Hong Kong and Australia. She studied Classical Acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School UK and Playhouse West LA...
 
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Shay Mitchell
Shay Mitchell was born Shannon Mitchell in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to a Filipino mother and a father of Irish and Scottish descent. Even as a young child, she was interested in the performing arts, declaring to her parents that she would pursue such a career. Shay began dance lessons at the age of five...
 
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Paolo Montalban
Born in the Philippines, Paolo is one of two children. The Montalban family moved to America when Paolo was just one year old. He lived in an apartment in Manhattan, and then in New Jersey, where he grew up in a neighborhood surrounded by mostly Filipinos. He grew up in a musical family: his father played the piano...
 
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Edelyn Okano
Actress, Castle
 
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Jeffrey Parazzo
Jeff Parazzo is a Toronto born actor with over 15 years of professional film & television experience splitting time between Canada and the United States. He was recently working on such shows as "Flashpoint", "Nikita", "Degrassi" and "Suits". Jeff also starred in the critically acclaimed feature film...
 
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Nia Peeples
Nia Peeples was born in Hollywood, California, on December 10, 1961. Her family moved to West Covina, California, where she and her two sisters, Paula and Cynthia, grew up. At eight years old she began performing with her family, giving concerts for community groups and conventions and doing dances of different cultures...
 
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Anna Maria Perez de Tagle
Actress, Camp Rock
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, is one of today's hottest triple threats with an extensive list of accomplishments including acting, singing, and dancing. The talented rising star opened for the Jonas Brothers Asia 2012 tour. She also concluded her starring role in Godspell on Broadway, the beloved classic from Stephen Schwartz alongside Hunter Parrish and Corbin Bleu...
 
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Jessica Rey
Daughter of an Army vet, Jessica was born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. She is the middle child to an older brother, David, and a younger sister, Jackie. When she was 3, her family relocated to San Francisco, California until she was 12 years old. They moved to Anaheim, California where Jessica stayed until she moved to Los Angeles to pursue higher education...
 
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Jason Rogel
Jason Rogel was born and raised in Long Beach, CA. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts from California State University of Long Beach, and also studied at Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. In 2009, he appeared opposite Thomas Middleditch, Rachael Taylor & Lea Thompson in Brant Sersen's romantic comedy...
 
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Lea Salonga
Actress, Mulan
Lea Salonga began her singing career at the age of ten, when she recorded her first album, Small Voice. She also hosted her own musical TV show, "Love, Lea". She starred in "Miss Saigon" and was then offered the role of the singing voice of Jasmine in the Disney film Aladdin. She has continued to record albums. Lea has performed for Queen Elizabeth II, George Bush, and Bill Clinton.
 
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Tura Satana
Tura Satana started exotic dancing when she was only 13 years old. She integrated acrobatics, humor, and sensual beauty to her dancing art form. As a dancer, she started doing guest appearances in films such as Our Man Flint and Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? and made several films with low-budget auteur Ted V. Mikels...
 
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Nicole Scherzinger
Nicole Scherzinger was born on June 29 in Honolulu, and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. While attending a performing arts high school, she won the Coca-Cola Classic Talent Contest and performed in many plays at The Actors Theatre of Louisville. She then furthered her studies majoring in theater arts at Wright State University before entering the premiere season of the WB's television show...
 
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Rob Schneider
Robert Michael "Rob" Schneider (born October 31, 1963) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. A stand-up comic and veteran of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider has gone on to a successful career in feature films, including starring roles in the comedy films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, and Grown Ups.