Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Filipino

...or at least partially Filipino (like me), assuming you didn't already know before. And for those of you who have expressed your confusion as to my ethnicity, to clarify I am Filafricangermanative-American. Hence my obsession with lists such as this one. (Sources: Wikipedia, NNDB.com, Google.com, and celebrity website biographies.)

  • Apl.de.ap (Allan Pineda Lindo), a member of the Black Eyed Peas, is of Filipino and African-American decent.

  • Dave Bautista
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    David Bautista, who is of both Filipino and Greek heritage, is also known by his professional wrestling name, Batista.

  • Cheryl Burke
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    Professional dancer Cheryl Burke (Dancing With the Stars) is of Filipino, Russian, and Irish decent.

  • Singer/songwriter and model/actress Cassie (Cassandra Ventura) is of African-American and Filipino decent.

  • Born Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo, Tia Carrere (Relic Hunter, Wayne's World, Lilo & Stitch) is of Filipino decent.

  • Phoebe Cates
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    Best known for her role as Linda Barett in the movie, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," Phoebe Cates is of Filipino, Russian, and Jewish heritage.