Famous Filipino Actors

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 1 Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Philippines

Golden Globe-nominated actor Lou Diamond Phillips is best known as Ritchie Valens from the film La Bamba. His performance in the Broadway revival of The King and I earned him a Tony nomination. He has also appeared in a string of TV and radio projects and participated in poker championships.

 2 Manny Jacinto

Manny Jacinto
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Famous As: Television actor
Birthdate: August 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 3 Bryan Callen

Bryan Callen
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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 4 Daniel Padilla

Daniel Padilla
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Daniel Padilla is a Filipino recording artist and actor. In 2015, Padilla became the first Pinoy artist to receive the Kids' Choice Award under the Global Slime Star category. He has also won several other awards, such as Myx Music Awards and Awit Awards. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Padilla often participates in charity events.

 5 Alden Richards

Alden Richards
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, Philippines
While he considers Hello, Love, Goodbye, the highest-grossing Filipino film ever, as his best project so far, actor Alden Richards has had a long career, peppered with films, music, and more. He will now be seen with Bea Alonzo in a film based on the Japanese series Pure Soul.

 6 Vice Ganda

Vice Ganda
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: March 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines

Filipino comedian, talk show host, actor, and TV presenter Vice Ganda has appeared in some of the highest-grossing movies in Philippine cinema. As a comedian, he uses observational comedy, situational irony, and sarcasm in his routines. Also active on TV, he regularly hosts the noontime variety show It's Showtime. He is openly gay and is considered an LGBTQAI+ icon.

 7 Enrique Gil

Enrique Gil
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cebu
The star of Filipino films Everyday I Love You and Seven Sundays, Enrique Gil also boasts of a business management degree. He had plunged into modeling out of boredom and later impressed fans as Xander in the series Forevermore. He is said to be dating his frequent co-actor Liza Soberano.
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 8 Coco Martin

Coco Martin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Novaliches, Quezon City

Coco Martin is a Filipino actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his lead role in the film Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin. He began acting in the early 2000s with small roles in TV shows. In the ensuing years, he moved on to more serious roles in TV series and films. He made his directorial debut in 2017.

 9 Dingdong Dantes

Dingdong Dantes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

 10 Joseph Estrada

Joseph Estrada
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Famous As: 13th President of the Philippines
Birthdate: April 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines

 11 Fernando Poe Jr.

Fernando Poe Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: December 14, 2004

 12 Paulo Avelino

Paulo Avelino
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baguio, Philippines

While Filipino actor Paulo Avelino won an MMFF award for his performance in the film Fan Girl, a few pranksters posted a screenshot of him exposing himself, captured from the film, on various social-media platforms. He has previously gained fame with series such as Bridges Of Love.

 13 John Lloyd Cruz

John Lloyd Cruz
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 14 Reggie Lee

Reggie Lee
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

Reggie Lee is a Philippine-American actor best known for his portrayal of Sgt. Drew Wu in the popular police procedural drama TV series, Grimm. He has also played important roles in popular films, such as The Fast and the Furious, The Dark Knight Rises, and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

 15 Robin Padilla

Robin Padilla
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Camarines Norte, Philippines

 16 Xian Lim

Xian Lim
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Famous As: Actor, model, singer, blogger
Birthdate: July 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 17 Darren Espanto

Darren Espanto
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Famous As: Singer & Actor
Birthdate: May 24, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Darren Espanto is a Filipino-Canadian actor and singer best known for his cover songs. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular Philippine reality singing TV competition, The Voice Kids. Over the years, Darren Espanto has received several prestigious awards, such as Awit Awards, Box Office Entertainment Awards, Myx Music Awards, Wish Music Awards, and PMPC Star Awards for Music

 18 Sam Milby

Sam Milby
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Troy, Ohio, United States

 19 Tito Sotto

Tito Sotto
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Bowler, Comedian, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila

 20 Bailey May

Bailey May
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Famous As: TV Personality
Birthdate: August 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cebu

Bailey May is a Filipino-British model, actor, television personality, and singer. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular reality TV show, Pinoy Big Brother. Over the years, May has received several prestigious awards, such as RAWR Award, PMPC Star Award for Television, GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Award, MOR Choice Award, and Awit Award.

 21 Juan Karlos Labajo

Juan Karlos Labajo
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: February 5, 2001
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Consolacion, Cebu, Philippines

Juan Karlos Labajo is a Filipino actor, guitarist, television personality, and singer-songwriter. He is credited with founding Juan Karlos, a Filipino rock band named after him. He serves as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and rhythm guitarist for the band. Over the course of his career, Labajo has won many awards like Myx Music Awards and MOR Pinoy Music Awards.

 22 Richard Gomez

Richard Gomez
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 23 JM de Guzman

JM de Guzman
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: September 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 24 Benjie Paras

Benjie Paras
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Famous As: Comedian, Basketball player, Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Caloocan

 25 Daniel Matsunaga

Daniel Matsunaga
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Famous As: Model known for his work with Cosmopolitan-Philippines who went on to compete on the ABS-CBN reality series Pinoy Big Brother
Birthdate: November 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brasilia, Brazil

 26 Jake Cuenca

Jake Cuenca
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Famous As: Known for leading roles in such Filipino television series as Palos, Tayong Dalawa, and Green Rose
Birthdate: December 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

 27 Paolo Contis

Paolo Contis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 28 Rico J. Puno

Rico J. Puno
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: October 30, 2018

 29 Bong Revilla

Bong Revilla
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Famous As: Actor, Film producer, Comedian, Film actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manila

 30 Mark Gil

Mark Gil
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: September 1, 2014

 31 Cesar Montano

Cesar Montano
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 32 Redford White

Redford White
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: December 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cebu City, Philippines
Died: July 25, 2010

 33 Franco Hernandez

Franco Hernandez
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Famous As: Dancer, Actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: November 11, 2017

 34 Lito Lapid

Lito Lapid
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Famous As: Actor, Film director, Film actor
Birthdate: October 25, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Porac

 35 Junior

Junior
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Famous As: Singer and Actor
Birthdate: September 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: April 15, 2014

 36 Jinggoy Estrada

Jinggoy Estrada
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Famous As: Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila

 37 Jam Sebastian

Jam Sebastian
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
Died: March 4, 2015

 38 Eric Tai

Eric Tai
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Famous As: Actor, Tv Host, Rugby union player
Birthdate: August 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Zealand

 39 Menggie Cobarrubias

Menggie Cobarrubias
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: -
Died: March 26, 2020

 40 Japoy Lizardo

Japoy Lizardo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philippines

 41 Ron Josol

Ron Josol
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ron Josol is a Filipino Canadian stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for his association with a show titled Video on Trial. In addition to appearing on the show, Ron Josol has also been contributing as a writer.

 42 Alan Shirahama

Alan Shirahama
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Famous As: Actor and DJ who is a member of Exile and also the leader of the Japanese all-male dance and music group Generations from Exile Tribe
Birthdate: August 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan