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Lea Salonga

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 (1992). She has continued to record albums. Lea has performed for Queen ... See full bio »

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 2013-2014 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Mulan / Princess Jasmine
- Princesses to the Rescue! (2014) ... Mulan (singing voice, uncredited)
- Two to Tangu (2013) ... Princess Jasmine (voice)
 2007 Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams (Video)
Jasmine (singing voice, uncredited)
 2004 Mulan II (Video)
Mulan (singing voice)
 2001 ER (TV Series)
- I'll Be Home for Christmas (2001) ... Amparo
 2001 Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge (Video Game)
Princess Jasmine (singing voice)
 1998 Mulan
Mulan (singing voice)
 1995 Aladdin on Ice (TV Movie)
Jasmine (singing voice, uncredited)
 1995 Sana maulit muli
 1995 Redwood Curtain (TV Movie)
Geri Riordan
 1994 Aladdin Activity Center (Video Game)
Jasmine (singing voice)
 1993 Olsen Twins Mother's Day Special (TV Movie)
 1992 Aladdin
Jasmine (singing voice, uncredited)
 1989 Dear Diary
Lenny Tacorda (segment "Dear Killer")
 1988 Pik pak boom
 1988 My Neighbor Totoro
Mrs. Kusakabe (English version, voice)
 1986 Captain Barbell
 1986 Ninja Kids
 1985 Like Father, Like Son
 1981 Tropang bulilit
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Lien Hughes #2 (2001, 2003)
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Other Works:

Played Kim for the original London and Broadway productions of "Miss Saigon" See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lea Salonga Chien


5' 2½" (1.59 m)

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Personal Quote:

And if you really believe in your heart of hearts that you have the talent, go for it. But you've got to make sure you really have the talent. I was watching that TV show, American Idol, and they were showing these auditions. The contestants think in their heart that they're talented, and the judges would say, 'You are appalling. You cannot sing.' And I painfully had to agree. But they really ... See more »


Has an adopted sister, Shiela. See more »


She has a small, deep dimple near the right corner of her mouth. It appears when she smiles.


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