Subic Bay US Naval Station, Zambales, Philippines
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Lou Diamond Phillips (born February 17, 1962) is an American film, television, and stage actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Ritchie Valens in the 1987 biopic hit La Bamba. Phillips was born as Lou Diamond Upchurch at the Subic Bay Naval Station in the Philippines, the son of Lucita and Gerald Upchurch, a naval officer. His father was an American of Scottish-Irish, Hawaiian, and Cherokee descent and his mother was a Filipina of Spanish descent. Phillips was named after Marine legend Lou Diamond and adopted his surname, "Phillips," from his stepfather.
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Lou Diamond Upchurch
Flour Bluff High School, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA
Actor, Film and Television director
Gerald Upchurch (officer in the US Navy)
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Grace Moorea Phillips (daughter), Isabella Patricia Phillips (daughter), Indigo Sanara Phillips (daughter)
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Lou Diamond Phillips (né Upchurch; born February 17, 1962) is an American actor and director. His breakthrough came when he starred in the film La Bamba as Ritchie Valens. He earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Stand and Deliver and a Tony Award nomination for his role in The King and I. Other notable films in which Phillips has starred include Courage Under Fire, Che, and Love Takes Wing.
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Thruline Entertainment, Inc.
(2004) TV commercial (PSA): California PTA
Cherokee descent, Exotic beauty
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Married||Yvonne Phillips and Lou Diamond Phillips
have been married since 16th Aug 2007. |||
Yvonne Phillips and Lou Diamond Phillips have been married for 8 years. They were dating for 2 years after getting together in 2004. After 1 year of engagement they married on 16th Aug 2007.
Lou Diamond Phillips was previously married to Kelly Phillips (1993 - 2007) and Julie Cypher (1986 - 1990).
He has also been in relationships with Jennifer Tilly (1992 - 1994) and Ginger Lynn (1990).
Lou Diamond Phillips is rumoured to have hooked up with Jerri Manthey (1992).
Lou Diamond Phillips has 4 children, Grace Moorea (18), Isabella Patricia (18), Lili Jordan (16) and Indigo Sanara (8).
Lou Diamond Phillips is a 54 year old Filipino Actor. Born Lou Diamond Upchurch on 17th February, 1962 in Subic Bay US Naval Station, Zambales, Philippines and educated at Flour Bluff High School, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, he is famous for La Bamba in a career that spans 1984–present. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Lou Diamond Phillips has been in 5 on-screen matchups, notably with Danielle von Zerneck in La Bamba (1987), Mia Kirshner in Wolf Lake (2001), Priscilla Presley in Tales from the Crypt (1989), Mykelti Williamson in The First Power (1990) and Sondra Spriggs in The First Power (1990).
Lou Diamond Phillips is a member of the following lists:
American male screenwriters,
Male actors from Texas and
Hispanic and Latino American male actors.
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