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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)
Amparo
- 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
Agnes
 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)
Singer
 1992 Aladdin
Jasmine (singing voice, uncredited)
 1989 Dear Diary
Lenny Tacorda (segment "Dear Killer")
 1988 Pik pak boom
Rosie
 1988 My Neighbor Totoro
Mrs. Kusakabe (English version, voice)
 1986 Captain Barbell
Rosemarie
 1986 Ninja Kids
Yoko
 1985 Like Father, Like Son
Angela
 1981 Tropang bulilit
Lisa
 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 »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lea Salonga Chien

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm probably one of the least ambitious people to ever walk the earth. Because I know the price that you have to pay. I know what that feels like at home in the Phillipines. I know what it's like to go shopping and have people stare at you. To not be able to go places because your safety is threatened. I quite enjoy the anonymity I have here--being recognized for my work but still be able to walk... See more »

Trivia:

Briefly attended Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines (mid-1988 - early 1989) in a pre-med course. She initially thought she wanted to be a dermatologist.

Took two courses [one in Philosophy and the other in European History] at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan during Spring semester, 2000. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Manang See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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