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Famous Film Actors From Philippines

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Philippines, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Philippines, as in some cases Philippines may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Philippines then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Philippines, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Items on this list include Tim Tebow and Manny Pacquiáo.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Philippines?" and "Which famous actors were born in Philippines?"
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Aaron Junatas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 20, Credits: RPG Metanoia, In My Life & Donsol

Birthplace: Santa Maria, Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

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Ace Cruz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Ace Cruz

Birthplace: Philippines

Nationality: United States of America

Ace Cruz is an actor, screenwriter, film director, producer and editor.
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Ace Vergel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Ace Vergel Dec. at 55 (1952-2007), Credits: Anak ng cabron

Birthplace: Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Parents: Alicia Vergel, César Ramírez

Ace York Aguilar Vergel (January 22, 1952 – December 15, 2007) was a Filipino actor dubbed "The Original Bad Boy of Philippine Movies". He was the son of the late film actors Alicia ...more
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África de la Rosa... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 103, Credits: Genghis Khan, Tres Muskiteros & Nang Mahawi ang Ulap

Birthplace: Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

África de la Rosa (born 1906) was a Filipina former actress. She had Spanish and Chinese roots in her family and was the sister of famous Philippine movie icons Rogelio and Jaime de la ...more
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Aga Muhlach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 49, Credits: Kung Ako Na Lang Sana, All My Life & Love Begins with One Hello

Birthplace: Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Parents: Alvaro Cheng Muhlach, Anita Aquino

Children: Andrés Muhlach, Iggy Boy Muhlach, Atasha Muhlach

Ariel Aquino Muhlach (born August 12, 1969), commonly known as Aga Muhlach, is a multi-award winning Filipino actor and product endorser.He was introduced to the entertainment industry using his ...more
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Agapito Aquino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 79, Credits: Kung Ako Na Lang Sana, Ebony & Ivory & Jade

Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Parents: Aurora Aquino, Benigno Aquino, Sr.

Children: Jackie M. Aquino, Bobby M Aquino

Agapito "Butz" Aquino Aquino (May 20, 1939 – August 17, 2015) was a Senator of the Philippines and congressman from Makati City. He was born to former senator Benigno S. Aquino Sr., ...more
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Agot Isidro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 52, Credits: Independencia, Way Back Home & In Love We Trust

Birthplace: Philippines, Manila

Nationality: Philippines

Agot Isidro (born July 20, 1966) is a Filipina recording personality. Born as Maria Margarita Amada Fteha Isidro, she is the fourth of the six children of Jose Isidro, an architect, and ...more
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Ahron Villena is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 31, Credits: Happily Ever After, For The First Time & One More Chance

Birthplace: Philippines, Batangas

Nationality: Philippines

Ahron Villena (born Roche Ahron Villena on March 4, 1987) is a Filipino actor. He is currently a member of ABS-CBN's circle of homegrown talents named Star Magic.
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Ai-Ai de las Alas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 54, Credits: Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo, Tanging Ina & Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat

Birthplace: Philippines, San Luis, Batangas

Martina Eileen Hernandez delas Alas-Sibayan (born November 11, 1964), professionally known as Ai-Ai delas Alas-Sibayan, is a Filipino film and television actress managed by the King of Talk Boy ...more
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Aiko Melendez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 43, Credits: Batang X, Loving Someone & Wakwak

Birthplace: Philippines, Quezon City

Nationality: Philippines

Parents: Jimi Melendez

Children: Andrei

Aiko Melendez (born December 16, 1975) is a Filipino actress and former politician. Her father, Jimmy Melendez (born Jim Shinoji), was an actor. Her half-brother, Jam Melendez (son of Jimmy ...more
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Aiza Seguerra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 35, Credits: Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme, Enteng Ng Ina Mo & Enteng Kabisote: Okay ka

Birthplace: Calauag, Quezon

Nationality: Philippines

Cariza "Ice" Yamson Seguerra (born September 17, 1983), formerly known professionally as Aiza Seguerra, is a Filipino actor, singer-songwriter and guitarist. Initially coming out as a ...more
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AJ Dee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 36, Credits: Mano Po 5: Gua Ai Di, Love Begins with One Hello & Love Me Again

Birthplace: Philippines, Naga, Camarines Sur

Angel James Dee III, professionally known as AJ Dee (born July 27, 1983 in Naga City, Camarines Sur, Philippines) is a Filipino actor, model and swimmer. He is the brother of fellow swimmer and ...more
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AJ Perez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Dec. at 18 (1993-2011), Credits: Cinco, Sakal & Sakali

Birthplace: Philippines, Metro Manila

Nationality: Philippines

Antonello Joseph "AJ" Sarte Perez (February 17, 1993 – April 17, 2011) was a Filipino actor. He was a member of ABS-CBN's Star Magic in Batch 13. He portrayed one of the lead ...more
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Al Tantay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 63, Credits: You Changed My Life, A Very Special Love & Born to Love You

Birthplace: Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Children: Paula Tantay, Jabba Tantay

Al Tantay (born March 15, 1956) is a Filipino film actor, Comedian, and director and the former husband of Rio Locsin. He was discovered by Joey Gosiengfiao and was launched through the Regal ...more
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Alma Moreno is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 59, Credits: Manila by Night, ABC ng Pag-ibig & Fantastika vs. Wonderwoman

Birthplace: Cervantes, Ilocos Sur

Nationality: Philippines

Parents: Frank Lacsamana, Jean Moreno

Children: Mark Anthony Fernandez, Vandolph, Teresita Seen Marquez, Charles Yeoj Marquez, Maria Maal Venesa Marquez, + more

Alma Moreno (born Venesa Moreno Lacsamana on May 25, 1959) is a Filipina actress and politician.
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Albert Martínez ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 57, Credits: Phil-American Boy, Soft Hearts & I've Fallen for You

Birthplace: Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Parents: Bert Martinez

Children: Alfonso Martinez, Alissa Martinez, Alyanna Martinez

Albert Pineda Martinez (born April 19, 1961) is a Filipino actor, director, and producer.
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Albie Casiño is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 25, Credits: The Animals and Aswang

Birthplace: Philippines, Makati

Nationality: Philippines

Children: Adrianna Gabrielle

Alan Benedict "Albie" Lee Casiño (born May 14, 1993) is a Filipino actor who became popular after starring in the hit remake of Mara Clara alongside Julia Montes, Kathryn ...more
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Alden Richards is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 26, Credits: The Road, Tween Academy: Class of 2012 & Si Agimat

Birthplace: Philippines, Santa Rosa

Nationality: Philippines

Parents: Richard Faulkerson, Rosario Faulkerson

Richard Reyes Faulkerson, Jr. also known by his stage name Alden Richards, is a Filipino television actor and model who is currently signed to GMA Network. He is best known for his TV roles in ...more
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Aldred Gatchalian is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 28, Credits: My Big Love

Birthplace: Philippines, Pasay

Nationality: Philippines

Aldred Marc Francisco Gatchalian is a Filipino actor and singer. He was known through the popular reality show franchise Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition and currently a member of ABS-CBN's elite ...more
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Aleck Bovick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 37, Credits: Naglalayag and Manila

Birthplace: Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Maria Teresa Bovick Tambis (born May 18, 1984) is better known by her screen name, Aleck Bovick. She is a Filipina-German, her father was a Filipino while her mother was a German.
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Alex Castro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Alex Castro Age 33, Credits: Manay Po 2: Overload and Desperadas 2

Birthplace: Marilao, Bulacan, Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Alexis Collera Castro (born September 27, 1985), better known as Alex Castro, is a Filipino singer, actor and performer signed to GMA Network, yet later transferred to its rival network
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Alex Gonzaga is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 31, Credits: I've Fallen for You and The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin

Birthplace: Taytay, Rizal, Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Alex Gonzaga (born Catherine "Cathy" Cruz Gonzaga; January 16, 1988) is a Filipina television host, singer, actress, comedienne, vlogger and author.
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Alex Havier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Dec. at 34 (1911-1945), Credits: Back to Bataan and Wings Over the Pacific

Birthplace: Philippines, Manila

Nationality: Philippines

Alex Havier was an actor.
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Alfie Anido is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Dec. at 22 (1959-1981), Credits: Temptation Island, Dormitoryo! Buhay Estudyante & Kasalanan Ba?

Birthplace: Calamba, Laguna, Philippines

Nationality: Philippines

Alfie Anido (December 30, 1959 – December 30, 1981) was a popular Filipino matinee idol best remembered for his death at the age of twenty-two. He was the eldest of four children of Alberto ...more
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Alfred Vargas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Philippines
Age 37, Credits: When I Met U, Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Moveeh & Faces of Love

Birthplace: Philippines, San Juan, Metro Manila

Nationality: Philippines

Parents: Alfred Vargas, Jr, Susana Dumlao Vargas

Alfred Vargas (born October 24, 1981) is a Filipino public servant, actor and model. He was elected councilor in the 2nd District of Quezon City in 2010. In the year 2013, he was overwhelmingly ...more