Mabuhayby Varla_Kicked_Ass | created - 09 Feb 2012 | updated - 24 Jun 2012 | Public
1. Jake Zyrus
Actor | Here Comes the Boom
Jake Zyrus (known as Charice Pempengco prior to his gender transition) was born in Cabuyao, Philippines. When he was three years old, he witnessed his abusive father point a gun at his mom during an episode of domestic violence. Along with his mother and younger brother Carl, they left their father...
2. Neile Adams
Actress | Fuzz
Neile Adams was born in Manila, the Philippine Islands on July 10, 1932 as María Ruby Neilam Arrastia y Salvador of Eurasian descent as her DNA attests. Her bloodline, to clarify erroneous reports, consists of 26% mixture of Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian, 7% Polynesian and 67% Spanish Basque and ...
Actress | Urutoraman sâga
Sayaka Akimoto is Japanese female actor.
She started her career in the entertainment industry as a member of the Japanese pop music group, "AKB48", in 2006.
While active as a singer and dancer, she also appeared in many television series and movies as an actor.
She has performed her own action scenes ...
Actress | Red Line
Filipino-American actress Nicole Gale Anderson who is popular for her role in Beauty and the Beast (2012) was born in Rochester, Indiana, U.S. on August 29, 1990. Her father is an American born Commander in the United States Navy while her mother is from the Philippines. She was a national gymnast ...
Actress | True Jackson, VP
Ashley started acting at five years old. She appeared in multiple television shows including "The Division", "MAD TV", "The Wayne Brady Show", and "The Shield". At only 10 years old, she became the youngest performer ever to win five times in a row at "Amateur Night at the Apollo", which led to her...
Director | Un perro llamado Dolor
Luis Eduardo Aute was born on September 13, 1943 in Manila, Philippines as Luis Eduardo Aute Gutierrez. He is known for his work on A Dog Called Pain (2001), Delirios de amor (1989) and Delirios de amor (1986). He was married to Marichu Rosado and María del Carmen Maritchu Rosado. He died on April ...
8. MiG Ayesa
Actor | Queen of the Damned
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 ...
10. Brandon Baker
Actor | One World
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 ...
11. Dante Basco
Actor | Hook
Dante Basco was born on August 29, 1975 in Pittsburg, California. He's an actor & producer. He's best known as the voice actor for Prince Zuko in the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender. He's known for his roles in the live-action films such as Hook, But I'm a Cheerleader & Hang Loose (2012).
13. Derek Basco
Actor | The First Purge
Derek Basco was born on August 29, 1970 in Pittsburg, California, USA as Derek Brandon Basco. He is an actor and producer, known for The First Purge (2018), Six Days Seven Nights (1998) and This Is 40 (2012). He is married to Emily Cho. They have four children.
15. Joy Bisco
Actress | Not Another Teen Movie
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, ...
16. Eileen Boylan
Actress | Dakota Skye
Eileen Boylan was born on May 10, 1987 in Acton, California, USA as Eileen April Boylan. She is an actress and production designer, known for Dakota Skye (2008), Sleepover (2004) and South of Nowhere (2005). She has been married to Ben Seton since June 7, 2013.
18. Cheryl Burke
Self | Dancing with the Stars
Cheryl Burke was born on May 3, 1984 in San Francisco, California, USA as Cheryl Stephanie Burke. She is known for her work on Dancing with the Stars (2005), Toy Story 3 (2010) and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005). She has been married to Matthew Lawrence since May 23, 2019.
21. Tia Carrere
Actress | Wayne's World
Tia Carrere was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. While attending Sacred Hearts Academy, Tia was discovered in a Waikiki grocery store and landed the female lead in the independent film Aloha Summer. Tia moved to Los Angeles and continued her ascent in the acting world with a series regular role on General...
23. Phoebe Cates
Actress | Fast Times at Ridgemont High
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. ...
24. Christina Chang
Actress | Live Free or Die Hard
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 ...
25. Michael Copon
Actor | One Tree Hill
Michael Copon is an American actor known for a variety of film and television roles including that of Lucas Kendall in Power Rangers: Time Force and Felix Taggaro in One Tree Hill.
Kick starting his career in 2001, Copon was chosen by the Fox Kids Network to portray Lucas Kendall in Power Rangers: ...
28. Asia Cruise
Self | Total Request Live
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 ...
29. Tracy Lynn Cruz
Actress | Power Rangers Turbo
Tracy Lynn Cruz, born January 29, 1976 in Westminster (Orange County), California, USA, is a Filipino-American actress most famously known for playing Ashley Hammond, the Yellow Turbo Ranger in Power Rangers Turbo (1997) and the Yellow Space Ranger in Power Rangers In Space (1998) aka "the season ...
30. Mark Dacascos
Actor | Le pacte des loups
Mark Dacascos is an actor, director, martial artist, and television personality. Whether seen on the big screen or small, playing the good guy or the bad, Mark has been making audience stand up and take notice for many years.
This May, Mark will be seen in highly anticipated film John Wick: Chapter ...
31. Marpessa Dawn
Actress | Orfeu Negro
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 ...
Actress | Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Steffiana De La Cruz was born on August 28, 1974 in the USA as Stephanie Anna Marie Zantua. She is an actress, known for Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Zookeeper (2011) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015). She has been married to Kevin James since June 19, 2004. They have four children.
35. Liza Del Mundo
Actress | W.I.T.C.H.
Liza Del Mundo was born on March 8, 1975 in San Diego, California, USA. She is an actress, known for W.I.T.C.H. (2004), People Like Us (2012) and Raya and the Last Dragon (2021). She has been married to Mark Vencer since February 10, 2001. They have three children.
36. 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 ...
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 ...
39. Anna Enger Ritch
Actress | The Haunting of Hill House
"Joey" on the Netflix hit series, The Haunting of Hill House, created by Mike Flanagan. Raised on the Pacific Island of Guam, Anna is the second oldest of six children. She fell in love with performing arts as a child and after moving to the United States, began her first stage training at the ...
Actor | Project Almanac
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...
43. Roshon Fegan
Actor | Greenleaf
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 ...
45. Rachel Grant
Actress | Die Another Day
Actress Rachel Louise Grant De Longueuil was born on the Island of Luzon in the Philippines. Her mother is Filipino and her father, British. Rachel is the middle of three sisters and grew up in the English town of Nottingham where she and her sisters performed on stage for many years. She attended ...
46. Marco Grazzini
Actor | Virgin River
A 15-year veteran of the film & television world, Marco is originally from Toronto, Canada. In 2020 Marco joins "Virgin River" as Mike Valenzuela. He's also known for his roles on "Kim's Convenience", " The Magicians" and "The Flash". Marco is also the original voice of 'Alejandro' in Cartoon ...
49. Kirk Hammett
Soundtrack | Spawn
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 ...
50. Vanessa Hudgens
Actress | High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Vanessa Anne Hudgens was born in Salinas, California. Her family moved to San Diego, California, while she was still a toddler. She has a younger sister, Stella Hudgens, who is also an actress. Her mother, Gina Hudgens (née Guangco), an office worker, is from the Philippines. Her father, Greg ...
52. Enrique Iglesias
Soundtrack | Once Upon a Time in Mexico
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 ...
55. Dan Inosanto
Actor | Game of Death
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 ...
Actress | The Mandalorian
For Diana Lee Inosanto, becoming part of the iconic Star Wars franchise may seem like a dream, but it is very much the real-life culmination of 30 years of dedication and hard work. Diana joined the cast of The Mandalorian for the show's second season as the Magistrate Morgan Elsbeth after doing ...
58. Cris Judd
Soundtrack | Enough
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 (2004) with Emma Roberts, has appeared on sweeps week episodes of Eve (2003), Half & Half (2002) and Everybody Loves Raymond (1996), ...
61. Jennie Kwan
Actress | .hack//G.U. Last Recode
Jennie Kwan was born on September 9, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jennifer Trinidad Fernando. She is known for her work on .hack//G.U. Last Recode (2017), The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf (2021) and Entourage (2015). She has been married to Andrew Verona since June 10, 2012. She was ...
Actress | Lizzie McGuire
Lalaine Vergara-Paras, or simply Lalaine, is best known for her role as Lizzie's (Hilary Duff) best friend Miranda Sanchez in the hit TV series Lizzie McGuire (2001), and she has confirmed that she will appear in the reboot. Lalaine released her music album "Inside Story" in 2003. She currently ...
63. Vanessa Lachey
Actress | Disaster Movie
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 ...
65. Sharon Leal
Actress | Dreamgirls
Sharon Leal is a military brat. She was born in Tucson, 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 ...
67. 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...
68. Mallory Low
Actress | Shithouse
Mallory is a multi-ethnic (Japanese, Chinese, Filipino and Hawaiian- American) singer, songwriter, actress, director and performer. She began her acting career with a lead role in the Nickelodeon series, Just For Kicks, a recurring on Lincoln Heights and The Secret Life of an American Teenager just...
71. Mig Macario
Actor | Once Upon a Time
Mig Macario has appeared in over 50 Film and TV projects over the past 3 decades. He was part of the talented cast of Dan Gilroy's Velvet Buzzsaw with Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, and Toni Collette on Netflix. Mig also played the iconic character of "Bashful" of the seven dwarfs on the...
72. Deedee Magno
Actress | Steven Universe
Deedee Magno was born on April 2, 1975 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as Deedee Lynn Magno. She is known for her work on Steven Universe (2013), Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) and Steven Universe: Attack the Light! (2015). She has been married to Cliffton Hall since April 27, 2003. They have ...
74. Alec Mapa
Actor | Marley & Me
Alejandro Mapa, a Filipino-American, got his professional break as "Alec Mapa" when he was cast to understudy, and then succeed BD Wong in the Broadway production of 'M. Butterfly'. Mapa later played the role on the national tour. Mapa would return to Broadway in an adaptation of 'L'Hôtel du libre ...
75. Anthony Marquez
Stunts | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
Anthony Marquez was born in 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Sacred Scroll of Death (1993), Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero (1997) and Mortal Kombat II (1993).
77. 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 ...
78. Chad McQueen
Actor | The Karate Kid
Chad McQueen was born on December 28, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Chadwick Steven McQueen. He is an actor and producer, known for The Karate Kid (1984), The Karate Kid Part II (1986) and Firepower (1993). He has been married to Jeanie Galbraith since December 22, 1993. They have two ...
Actor | Piranha 3D
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 ...
81. Natalie Mendoza
Actress | The Descent
Natalie Jackson Mendoza was born in Hong Kong of a Filipino/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 ...
82. Shay Mitchell
Actress | Pretty Little Liars
Shay Mitchell (born Shannon Ashley Mitchell; April 10, 1987) is a Canadian actress, model, entrepreneur and author. She rose to prominence starring as Emily Fields in the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars (2010) (2010-2017).
She was born in Mississauga, Ontario, the daughter of Precious Garcia and...
83. Paolo Montalban
Actor | Cinderella
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...
86. Jeffrey Parazzo
Actor | Power Rangers DinoThunder
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 ...
87. Nia Peeples
Actress | Fame
FYI: I've written my own BIO. To be honest it felt more sincere than pretending like I hired some journalist to do a ton of research and come up with a non biased presentation. So here it goes.
Nia Peeples- What others have said: is an American actress, singer, dancer. For more than 30 years Nia has...
Actress | Fame
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle's 1 of today's hottest triple threats, w/ an extensive list of accomplishments like acting, singing & dancing. She opened for the Jonas Brothers Asia 2012 tour. She also concluded her starring role in Godspell on Broadway, the beloved classic from Stephen Schwartz, ...
Actor | Courage Under Fire
Lou Diamond Phillips was born on February 17, 1962 in Subic Bay Naval Base, Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines as Lou Diamond Upchurch. He is an actor and director, known for Courage Under Fire (1996), The Big Hit (1998) and La Bamba (1987). He has been married to Yvonne Boismier Phillips since ...
91. Jessica Rey
Actress | Power Rangers Wild Force
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 ...
92. Ernie Reyes Jr.
Ernie Reyes Jr. was born on January 15, 1972 in San Jose, California, USA as Ernest E. Reyes. He is an actor and producer, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), The Rundown (2003) and Red Sonja (1985). He has been married to Lisa Reyes since November 11, 2009.
93. Jason Rogel
Actor | Magnum P.I.
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 ...
94. Anthony Ruivivar
Actor | Starship Troopers
Anthony Ruivivar was born on November 4, 1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Anthony Michael Ruivivar. He is an actor and producer, known for Starship Troopers (1997), Tropic Thunder (2008) and Third Watch (1999). He has been married to Yvonne Jung since January 4, 1998. They have two children.
95. 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 (1992). She has ...
98. Tura Satana
Actress | Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
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 (1966) and Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) and made several films ...
Soundtrack | Moana
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 ...
100. Rob Schneider
Actor | Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
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 (1975), Schneider has gone on to a successful career in feature films, including starring roles in the ...