PINOYS IN INTERNATIONAL SCENE

by gmallcinema | created - 11 Sep 2015 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

List of imdb-listed personalities with Filipino blood in the international scene. As long as they have made an international project even if they are based in the Philippines, they will be included here.

1. Dave Bautista

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.

When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...

2. Hailee Steinfeld

Actress | True Grit

Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in Tarzana, California, to Cheri (Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has a brother, Griffin. Her uncle is Jake Steinfeld, a fitness trainer, and her great-uncle is actor Larry Domasin. Her father is of ...

3. Shay Mitchell

Actress | Pretty Little Liars

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 ...

4. Paris Berelc

Actress | Lab Rats: Elite Force

Paris was born & raised in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Paris started in dance at the age of 4 then competed in gymnastics for 9 years. She started a modeling career when she was 9 with Ford Models Chicago then begun an acting career a few years later. Paris moved to LA at the age of 14 to ...

5. Nia Peeples

Actress | Pretty Little Liars

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...

6. Phoebe Cates

Actress | Gremlins

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. ...

7. Shannyn Sossamon

Actress | Wayward Pines

Shannyn Sossamon, who credits her striking looks to a mix of English, French, Hawaiian, Dutch, Irish, Filipino, and German ancestry, was born Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon in Honolulu, Hawaii. At the age of one, Shannyn and her family moved to a new locale: Reno, Nevada. Her youth was spent at ...

8. Abe Pagtama

Actor | Stateside

Abe Pagtama, started taking acting classes, in the early 1970's after he serve in the US Air Force, using his GI Bill, he Attented Theater Of Arts, and Strassberg Acting Academy in LA. After that, he started doing Small Theater, in LA, during that time, he also start doing atmosphere work, during ...

9. John Butiu

Animation_department | 2012

He was born in Davao City, Philippines in March 15, 1972 and moved to the United States at the age of five. He grew up in New York City, Seattle, and Los Angeles where he attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena studying Transportation/Car Design. He is self taught in 3D animation and ...

10. 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 ...

11. Eden Estrella

Actress | The Fate of the Furious

Eden Estrella is an American actress born on March 30, 2004 and lives in the Los Angeles area with her parents and two siblings.

Her breakout role in Furious 7 (2015) as the sassy, young daughter of Agent Luke Hobbs, played by Dwayne Johnson shows that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree as she...

12. Jake Zyrus

Soundtrack | 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...

13. 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 ...

14. Yam Laranas

Cinematographer | The Road

15. Alexandra Phillips

Actress | House of Hancock

Alexandra Phillips is an Australian Actress who is of Filipino and Australian descent. Although her mixed ethnicity also includes Spanish and Native American ties. Alexandra is known for her television debut in House of Hancock (2015) and winning the Hollywood Immersive Award (2015). Alexandra won ...

16. Siena Agudong

Actress | Star Falls

Siena is starring in the new Nickelodeon series "Star Falls" as Sophia Miller, a strong-willed teen who persuades a Hollywood movie star and his family to live in her house while he shoots a movie in town. Siena also stars as Reagan Wills in the newly released Feature Film produced by Warner ...

17. Krischelle Delgado

Actress | To The Beat!

Krischelle Delgado is an American child actress from Southern California. She is an ethnically mixed beauty of Spanish, Filipino, and Caucasian. She first appeared on YouTube's most popular children series, Kids React. Nickelodeon aired the popular television show, now named "React to That" in 2014...

18. Christine Mascolo

Actress | Collider

Christine Mascolo hails from the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado, born on June 21, 1997. Her father is a Federal contractor originally from New York and her mother is a high-school mathematics teacher born and raised in Manila, Philippines. Christine is of Scotch-Irish, Italian, and Filipino ...

19. Klariza Clayton

Actress | Harry Brown

Klariza Clayton is an English actress best known for her roles in Dani's House (2008) as "Sam" and in the highly acclaimed teen drama series Skins (2007) as "Karen Mclair" She also appears in the Belgian / American / British teen drama House of Anubis (2011) as Joy Mercer.

Klariza was born in Hong ...

20. Josette Jorge

Actress | Salvation

Josette was born and raised in Vancouver, BC Canada and earned her Theatre Degree from Simon Fraser University. Her parents are originally from the Philippines.

Josette is a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award nominee and was the first recipient of Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre's Walk of Fame award, ...

21. Michelle Maylene

Actress | Co-Ed Confidential

Lovely and petite 5'2" brunette stunner Michelle Maylene was born Michelle Paula Beique on January 20, 1987 in Edwards, California. Her father is French and her exotic dancer mother is Hawaiian and Filipino. Michelle attended Desert High School, where she was the valedictorian of her graduating ...

22. Niki Garcia

Actress | Frequency

Niki Garcia is an actress, known for Frequency (2016).

23. Carmyn Xoluv

Actress | Like

Carmyn Xoluv is a Los Angeles Native and a graduate of the prestigious Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She entered LACHSA as a Dance Major, half way through her freshman year. Through her courses she ventured out into other art forms. She is well trained in dance, voice, and acting for...

24. Christine Corpuz

Actress | The Big Bang Theory

Christine Corpuz is a Filipino-American actress. She received her MFA in Graduate Acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She made her professional acting debut onstage in The Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park Festival in New York's Central Park. Her television debut was ...

25. Arianny Celeste

Actress | Batman vs. Catwoman

Arianny Celeste was born on November 12, 1985 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA as Penelope López Márquez. She is an actress, known for Batman vs. Catwoman (2013), Brass Knuckles and Humanity (2011).

26. Anna Akana

Actress | Miss 2059

Anna Akana was born on August 18, 1989 in the USA as Anna Kay Akana. She is an actress and producer, known for Miss 2059 (2016), Ant-Man (2015) and 10 Second Traumas (2011).

27. Leslie-Anne Huff

Actress | The Vampire Diaries

Leslie-Anne is a Los Angeles native and a graduate of UC Berkeley. She is a graduate of The Groundlings Sunday Company and the CBS Diversity Showcase program. Leslie-Anne is known for her turn as ""Rayna Cruz" in the long-running hit series The Vampire Diaries. She is the co-creator of the ...

28. Edelyn Okano

Actress | Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Edelyn Okano was born on January 7, 1978 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Jane the Virgin (2014) and Hand of God (2014).

29. Isa Briones

Actress | Takers

Isa Briones was born Isabella Camille Briones in London, England. Her parents, Jon Jon Briones and Megan Johnson Briones are both actors and singers, and her younger brother, Teo Briones is also an actor. She began modeling in New York at the age of 3, and started acting when her family moved to ...

30. Melanie Iglesias

Actress | Abnormal Attraction

Melanie Iglesias was born on June 18, 1987 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Abnormal Attraction (2018), The Keys of Christmas (2016) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).

31. Diana Lee Inosanto

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...

32. Leeann Tweeden

Actress | Eruption: LA

Born to parents of Spanish, Filipino, and Norwegian ancestry, Miss Tweeden grew up in Virginia as a self-proclaimed "tomboy". After graduating from Osbourn Park Senior High in 1991, she pursued a career in modeling. Upon moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado, she worked briefly as a Hooters waitress...

33. Asia Vitale

Actress | Unhung Heroes

Asia Vitale is a Filipina-American actress, singer, entertainer in Los Angeles, CA. As an actress she was cast in The Vagina Monologues all-transgender cast and was featured in the accompanying documentary, "Beautiful Daughters". She was a lead subject in the documentary "Gender Blender", created ...

34. Melissa Jane Rodriguez

Actress | Wiener Dog Internationals

Melissa Jane Rodriguez grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area majoring in theatre at San Diego State University and studying drama and physical theatre in Canterbury, England. Her acting career started in 2009 and has included credits in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), the multiple award winning film...

35. 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 ...

36. Tiffany Panhilason

Actress | Two and a Half Men

Tiffany Panhilason was born in Bacolod City, Philippines and moved to Elk Grove Village, Illinois when she was 10 years old. As a child she idolized performing in the American cinema, and believed that one day her dreams would indeed be realized. Tiffany first began as a professional dancer, ...

37. Nikki McKenzie

Actress | Fameless

Nikki Mckenzie grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. A graduate of Loyola Marymount University, Nikki is most known for her roles as Allison on Season Three of "The Joe Schmo Show, The Full Bounty" on Spike, The Stalker in "Scare PewDiePie" On YouTubeRed and as a recurring Guest Star on David ...

38. Tara Macken

Stunts | Furious Seven

Born in a car in Kuwait, Tara is a byproduct of her Filipina mother and her Irish father. The Mackens lived in the Middle East until the eruption of the Gulf War, where they then moved to Brunei in Borneo. It was in Borneo where Tara became an outdoor junkie, hashing, flipping and climbing through ...

39. Abigail Kintanar

Actress | Flavor of Love

Abigail Kintanar's humble beginnings can be traced back to April 2005 when PAX-TV cast her to star in her own episode for their reality series "Xtreme Fakeovers." This not only marked Abigail "Gail" Kintanar's debut on cable television, but the network featured her to play the lead role in her own ...

40. Asia Aragon

Actress | Bluebird Street

Asia Aragon is an actress, known for Bluebird Street (2013), Stealth (2015) and Teens Wanna Know (2012).

41. Ashley Argota

Actress | The Fosters

Ashley Argota is best known for her role as Lulu in Nickelodeon's hit show, True Jackson, VP (2008), and also as Kelly in Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011). 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 ...

42. Lana Asanin

Actress | The Streetz

Actress and TV Personality, Lana Asanin, was born on September 29 in Frankfurt, Germany. She started her career by participating and winning the Miss Montenegro beauty pageant at the age of 17. Shortly after, she was swept up in a career of modeling that took her all over the world to places such ...

43. Sibyl Santiago

Actress | Sam

For over 30 years, Sibyl has been involved in film, television and stage production both in the US and Asia. Born in San Francisco, lived in Manila and raised in New York City, Sibyl has been an actress since the age of 2 with her first walk on role with mom, veteran actress Lorli Villanueva in ...

44. Linda Kee

Actress | Afternoon at Gudrun

Linda Kee is an actress and producer, known for Afternoon at Gudrun (2012), Traveler (2007) and V (2009).

As informed by Dinah Gaston

45. Syren

Actress | Les vampyres

Gorgeous and voluptuous brunette stunner Syren was born Corina Millado on May 21, 1971 in the Philippines. She was raised by her father in Asia. Syren did some magazine work in Asia, traveled the world, and studied acting and theater at the University of Hawaii. She made her hardcore video debut in...

46. 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 ...

47. Emy Coligado

Actress | The Three Stooges

Emy Coligado was born on June 5, 1971 in Geneva, Ohio, USA as Emy Lee Coligado. She is an actress, known for The Three Stooges (2012), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005) and Kids in America (2005).

48. Theadina Von Seyfried

Actress | Rock Your Shakespeare

Theadina Von Seyfried is a rapidly rising actress and model, whose mastery of character portrayals and elegance of stature illuminates a rare and distinguished screen presence that is generating a lot of interest. As an alumni of the Beverly Hills Playhouse, Theadina has adopted the ability to ...

49. Nicole Bonifacio

Actress | Nightshades: George Benson

Nicole Bonifacio was born in the East Bay Area, California to Araceli Bonifacio (Mendoza) and Noel Bonifacio, both from Pampanga, Philippines. Bonifacio is of Filipino, Polynesian and Indian descent, and grew up with two brothers, Collen and Nealen.

As a kid, Bonifacio loved music and pursued her ...

50. Sacheen Padilla

Actress | The Lost Archives of Quincy Taylor

Sacheen Padilla was born as Sacheen Silver Padilla. She is an actress, known for The Lost Archives of Quincy Taylor (2009), Revenge (2011) and Two and a Half Men (2003).

51. Marie Matiko

Actress | The Art of War

Marie Matiko was born on June 29, 1970 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Marie Bernadette Gulmatico. She is an actress, known for The Art of War (2000), Mystery Men (1999) and Date Movie (2006).

52. Gianna Gomez

Actress | New Girl

Gianna Gomez is an actress, known for New Girl (2011), Catching Fireflies (2015) and Fresh Off the Boat (2015).

53. Vanessa Villalba

Actress | Get Big

Vanessa Villalba is an actress, known for Get Big (2017), Leilani (2015) and Witness This (2010).

54. Jennifer Blair-Bianco

Actress | Sabine

Jennifer Blair-Bianco, a Filipino-American actress and a Chicago native, is stage-trained with a BA degree in Theatre from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Her professional work on stage includes regional theatre companies in the United States such as the Hope Summer Repertory Theatre Company, ...

55. 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 ...

56. Jade Elysan

Actress | This Time Tomorrow

Jade Elysan was born as Jade Jacinto Elsayed. She is an actress and writer, known for This Time Tomorrow (2012), The Tick (2017) and CollegeHumor Originals (2006).

57. Jenny Babas

Actress | Trust & Obey

Jenny Babas is an actress and producer, known for Trust & Obey (2015).

58. Deedee Magno

Actress | Steven Universe

Deedee Magno was born on April 2, 1975 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as Deedee Lynn Magno. She is an actress, known for 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 ...

59. Elle King

Actress | Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Elle was born in 1989. Her mother, London King, was then married to Rob Schneider. Elle grew up back and forth in Ohio and L.A.

Elle now resides in Brooklyn, NY and is working on her music career by playing shows and recording in Brooklyn and Harlem.

She also works for a tattoo shop called East Side ...

60. T.V. Carpio

Actress | Across the Universe

T.V. Carpio was born in 1981 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Teresa Victoria Carpio. She is an actress, known for Across the Universe (2007), Limitless (2011) and The Client List (2012).

61. 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. Their mother, Gina Hudgens (Guangco), an office worker, is from the Philippines. Her father, Greg Hudgens...

62. Cassie Steele

Actress | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Toronto native Cassie Steele joins the cast of THE L.A. COMPLEX as Abby. The aspiring Canadian actress is best known for her role as Manny Santos on 10 seasons of the internationally acclaimed drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Cassie was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young ...

63. Mallory Low

Actress | How to Get Away with Murder

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...

64. Sonya Balmores

Actress | Soul Surfer

Sonya Balmores is an actress and writer, known for Soul Surfer (2011), Den of Thieves (2018) and Inhumans (2017). She is married to Kanoa Chung.

65. Joy Haven

Actress | General Hospital

Joy Haven was born in the Philippines and grew up in Southern California. At a very early age, her passion was entertaining people. She'd belt out songs like Tomorrow from "Annie" for the neighborhood kids. Her love for acting grew when she starred in an elementary school production of Rip Van ...

66. Arielle Jacobs

Actress | Water Lilies

A California native, Arielle Jacobs, is an actress and vocalist based in NYC. She is starring on Broadway in the musical WICKED, playing "Nessarose" (March 2015-present). She also starred on Broadway as "Nina Rosario" in the four-time Tony & Grammy award winning Broadway musical "In The Heights," ...

67. Anna Maria Perez de Tagle

Actress | Fame

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 ...

68. Nicole Gale Anderson

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

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 Filipines. She was a national gymnast when ...

69. 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 ...

70. Jelynn Sophia

Actress | How to Make Love to a Woman

Jelynn Sophia (also credited as Jelynn Rodriguez) is a TV/Film actress, TV host, dancer and singer. Born and raised in San Diego, California, Jelynn knew she wanted to pursue an entertainment career after singing to a large audience on her very first stage in a local cultural festival at the age of...

71. 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 ...

72. Stella Hudgens

Actress | 16 and Missing

Stella Hudgens was born on November 13, 1995 as Stella Teodora Chanel Guangco Hudgens. She is an actress, known for 16 and Missing (2015), Mr. Hollywood (2015) and The Memory Thief (2007).

73. Patrick Michael Strange

Stunts | Live Free or Die Hard

Actor, model, writer, producer, publisher, photographer, teacher... the list goes on for Patrick Michael Strange... most just call him, The Golden Child... and he is the personification of the multi-hyphenate. He is a creative genius who is able reach deep inside his soul to bare the imagination ...

74. Paolo Montalban

Actor | The Great Raid

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...

75. Minerva Vier

Actress | New Girl

Minerva Vier is a Eurasian actor, comedienne, voice-over artist and playwright. She was born and raised in the island of Cebu in The Philippines. She received her BFA in Film Studies from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and an MFA in Theater Arts at The Actors Studio Drama School in New ...

76. Chasty Ballesteros

Actress | The Internship

Chasty Ballesteros was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Chasty Rose Ballesteros. She is an actress, known for The Internship (2013) and Final Destination 5 (2011).

77. Nadine Nicole

Actress | The Expanse

Nadine Nicole moved the hearts of many in her award-winning role as Julia, in Alex Burunova's award-winning indie film, Lonely Planet, shot in Barcelona. Nadine's performance as the commitment-phobe travel writer earned her Best Actress from the LIFF Awards (Laughlin International Film Festival), ...

78. Malaya Rivera Drew

Actress | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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 ...

79. Owen Cartagena

Visual_effects | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Owen Cartagena is known for his work on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015), Suicide Squad (2016) and Jupiter Ascending (2015).

80. 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...

81. Eastynn Chadwick

Sound_department | McFarland, USA

Eastynn Chadwick is known for her work on McFarland, USA (2015), All Out Dysfunktion! (2016) and Matchmakers (2012).

82. 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 ...

83. Liza Lapira

Actress | 21

Liza Lapira was born in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for 21 (2008), Crazy Stupid Love (2011) and Fast & Furious (2009).

84. Charito Mertz

Actress | Exhausted

Charito Mertz was born in Cebu, Philippines to father, Nolito Jarina, a civil engineer and mother, Marcela Jarina, a bank teller. She became a world traveler before entering the first grade, living in locations like Australia and Nauru before heading to the United States. Charito then hopped around...

85. Clifford Bañagale

Actor | Brüno

Clifford Bañagale was born in Manila, Philippines and as a young boy his family immigrated to United States. He began singing opera at a very young age and got in involved with musical theater. His passion for live performance led him to his love for acting on screen. He pursued Hollywood while ...

86. Jacob Batalon

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Jacob Batalon was born on June 6, 1996 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).

87. Lou Diamond Phillips

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), Stand and Deliver (1988) and The Big Hit (1998). He has been married to Yvonne Boismier Phillips...

88. Teresa Navarro

Actress | Sense8

Teresa Navarro is an actress and producer, known for Sense8 (2015), Birth of the Dragon (2016) and Enter the Fire (2018).

89. Annette Eberly

Actress | #SaveHouston

Annette Eberly is a Filipino/American actress, print and commercial model. She became a born again Christian in 2013 and is now a gospel song writer and a guitarist. She loves writing poems and children's books. She is the author of a children's book called, "The Adventure of Cate R. Pillar".

She ...

90. Vanessa Dickey

Actress | Shepard

Vanessa Dickey was born on March 14, 1992 in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines as Vanessa Cañada Dickey. She is known for her work on Shepard (2017), Life's a Joke (2018) and Actor/Writer (2016).

91. Asia Monet Ray

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

At only eleven years old, Asia Monet Ray has taken the dance world by storm. Born in Yorba Linda, California, she first took interest in gymnastics when she was just a toddler. Quickly realizing she had a natural athleticism and a love for movement, Asia's parents enrolled her in figure skating ...

92. Asia Jackson

Actress | Speechless

Asia Jackson is an actress based in Los Angeles, CA. She is of African-American and Filipino descent. An Air Force brat, Asia moved from California to Mississippi when she was just two weeks old. Since then, she'd moved nine times around the world by the time she was thirteen. She spent two years ...

93. Myrasol Martinez

Actress | Lucifer

Myrasol Martinez is a Canadian actress, dancer and aspiring filmmaker. Born to an East African father and Filipino mother. She enrolled in dance classes at age 3 quickly fell in love, began taking it seriously traveling and competing. This led into modeling and a desire to journey into theater, she...

94. Uriel Baldesco

Actress | I Am Frankie

Uriel Baldesco is known for her portrayal as Lucia Baxter on Nickelodeon's "I Am Frankie." Uriel was born in Tacloban, Philippines and moved to South Florida at a young age. A native-born Filipino, Uriel has been serious about acting since she was 13 years old. When she's not pursuing acting, she ...

95. Melody Butiu

Actress | Rizzoli & Isles

Melody Butiu has performed as an actress and singer across the country and overseas. She has appeared in the films, Blood Ransom and Atonal. Her Television credits include, "Raising Hope," "NCIS," "Melissa & Joey," "Harry's Law, " "True Blood, " "No Ordinary Family," "Desperate Housewives," "Modern...

96. Annie Knudsen

Actress | Urutora Faito Bikutorî

Annie Knudsen is an actress and writer, known for Urutora Faito Bikutorî (2015), Keeping It 100 (2016) and Gekijô-ban Urutoraman Ginga S kessen! Urutora 10 yûshi! (2015).

97. Michelle Vergara Moore

Actress | Side Effects

Michelle Vergara Moore is an Australian actor, best known for her roles as Chai Li Tivolli in The Time Of Our Lives, Angie 5 in Black & White & Sex and Joan in Side Effects. Michelle is married to fellow Australia actor, Toby Leonard Moore and lives in both Melbourne and New York City.

Michelle was ...

98. Danice Cabanela

Actress | Uncle Eddy

Danice Cabanela is an actress and producer, known for Uncle Eddy (2017), Marry Me (2014) and The Debt Collector (2018).

99. Lara Thomas

Actress | Space/Time

Born in Manila, Philippines. Adopted with twin sister, Tennille, to a British father and an Australian mother at four months old. Grew up in rural Victoria, Australia. Started dancing and piano while in primary school and started performing with the local theatre group at thirteen. At the age of ...

100. Gabrielle Elyse

Actress | Snatchers

Over the last few years actress Gabrielle Elyse has quickly become known for her natural talent, charm, beauty, and passion for her craft, positioning her as "one to watch" in the entertainment business. In 2017 she can be seen starring as Hayley Chamberlain (lead) in the horror-comedy series "...



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