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Famous Film Actors From Philippines

Updated October 13, 2018 14.0k views706 items

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?"
  • 1

    Films Acted InRPG Metanoia, In My Life, Donsol

    BirthplaceSanta Maria, Philippines


  • 2

    Ace Cruz

    Ace Cruz is an actor, screenwriter, film director, producer and editor.
  • 3

    Ace Vergel

    Dec. at 55 (1952-2007)

    Films Acted InAnak ng cabron



    ParentsAlicia Vergel, César Ramírez

    Ace York Aguilar Vergel (January 22, 1952 – December 15, 2007) was a Filipino actor dubbed... more on Wikipedia
  • 4

    Films Acted InGenghis Khan, Tres Muskiteros, Nang Mahawi ang Ulap



    África de la Rosa (born 1906) was a Filipina former actress. She had Spanish and Chinese roots... more on Wikipedia
  • 5

    Films Acted InKung Ako Na Lang Sana, All My Life, Love Begins with One Hello, RPG Metanoia, A Love Story



    ParentsAlvaro Cheng Muhlach, Anita Aquino

    ChildrenAndrés Muhlach, Iggy Boy Muhlach, Atasha Muhlach

    Ariel Aquino Muhlach (born August 12, 1969), commonly known as Aga Muhlach, is a multi-award... more on Wikipedia
  • Agapito Aquino6

    Films Acted InKung Ako Na Lang Sana, Ebony, Ivory & Jade, Revenge of the Bushido Blade, Desire

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines


    ParentsAurora Aquino, Benigno Aquino, Sr.

    ChildrenJackie M. Aquino, Bobby M Aquino

    Agapito "Butz" Aquino Aquino (May 20, 1939 – August 17, 2015) was a Senator of the Philippines... more on Wikipedia
  • Agot Isidro7

    Films Acted InIndependencia, Way Back Home, In Love We Trust, Loving Someone, Sosy Problems

    BirthplacePhilippines, Manila


    Agot Isidro (born July 20, 1966) is a Filipina recording personality. Born as Maria Margarita... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Films Acted InHappily Ever After, For The First Time, One More Chance, You Are the One, Way Back Home

    BirthplacePhilippines, Batangas


    Ahron Villena (born Roche Ahron Villena on March 4, 1987) is a Filipino actor. He is currently... more on Wikipedia
  • Ai-Ai de las Alas9

    Films Acted InAng Cute Ng Ina Mo, Tanging Ina, Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat, Volta, Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)

    BirthplacePhilippines, San Luis, Batangas

    Martina Eileen Hernandez delas Alas-Sibayan (born November 11, 1964), professionally known as... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Films Acted InBatang X, Loving Someone, Wakwak, Shake, Rattle & Roll IV

    BirthplacePhilippines, Quezon City


    ParentsJimi Melendez


    Aiko Melendez (born December 16, 1975) is a Filipino actress and former politician. Her... more on Wikipedia
  • Aiza Seguerra11

    Films Acted InKimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme, Enteng Ng Ina Mo, Enteng Kabisote: Okay ka, Fairy Ko: The Legend, Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay Ka Fairy Ko... The Legend Continues

    BirthplaceCalauag, Quezon


    Cariza "Ice" Yamson Seguerra (born September 17, 1983), formerly known professionally as Aiza... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    AJ Dee

    Age: 37

    Films Acted InMano Po 5: Gua Ai Di, Love Begins with One Hello, Love Me Again, You Got Me!, Dreamboy

    BirthplaceNaga, Camarines Sur, Philippines


    Angel James Dee III, professionally known as AJ Dee (born July 27, 1983 in Naga City,... more on Wikipedia
  • AJ Perez13

    AJ Perez

    Dec. at 18 (1993-2011)

    Films Acted InCinco, Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo, BFF: Best Friends Forever

    BirthplacePhilippines, Metro Manila


    Antonello Joseph "AJ" Sarte Perez (February 17, 1993 – April 17, 2011) was a Filipino actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • Al Tantay14

    Al Tantay

    Age: 63

    Films Acted InYou Changed My Life, A Very Special Love, Born to Love You, Batang X, Hinugot sa Langit



    ChildrenPaula Tantay, Jabba Tantay

    Al Tantay (born March 15, 1956) is a Filipino film actor, Comedian, and director and the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Films Acted InManila by Night, ABC ng Pag-ibig, Fantastika vs. Wonderwoman, Makati Ave. Office Girls, Bitayin si... Baby Ama!

    BirthplaceCervantes, Ilocos Sur


    ParentsFrank Lacsamana, Jean Moreno

    ChildrenMark Anthony Fernandez, Vandolph, Teresita Seen Marquez, Charles Yeoj Marquez, Maria Maal Venesa Marquez

    Alma Moreno (born Venesa Moreno Lacsamana on May 25, 1959) is a Filipina actress and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Films Acted InPhil-American Boy, Soft Hearts, I've Fallen for You, Born to Love You, Rizal in Dapitan



    ParentsBert Martinez

    ChildrenAlfonso Martinez, Alissa Martinez, Alyanna Martinez

    Albert Pineda Martinez (born April 19, 1961) is a Filipino actor, director, and producer.
  • Albie Casiño17

    Films Acted InThe Animals, Aswang

    BirthplacePhilippines, Makati


    ChildrenAdrianna Gabrielle

    Alan Benedict "Albie" Lee Casiño (born May 14, 1993) is a Filipino actor who became popular... more on Wikipedia
  • Alden Richards18

    Films Acted InThe Road, Tween Academy: Class of 2012, Si Agimat, si Enteng Kabisote at si Ako, Ang Panday 2

    BirthplaceSanta Rosa, Philippines


    ParentsRichard Faulkerson, Rosario Faulkerson

    Richard Reyes Faulkerson, Jr. also known by his stage name Alden Richards, is a Filipino... more on Wikipedia
  • Aldred Gatchalian19

    Films Acted InMy Big Love

    BirthplacePhilippines, Pasay


    Aldred Marc Francisco Gatchalian is a Filipino actor and singer. He was known through the... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Films Acted InNaglalayag, Manila



    Maria Teresa Bovick Tambis (born May 18, 1984) is better known by her screen name, Aleck... more on Wikipedia
  • Alex Castro21

    Alex Castro

    Age: 34

    Films Acted InManay Po 2: Overload, Desperadas 2

    BirthplaceMarilao, Bulacan, Philippines


    Alexis Collera Castro (born September 27, 1985), better known as Alex Castro, is a Filipino... more on Wikipedia
  • Alex Gonzaga22

    Films Acted InI've Fallen for You, The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin

    BirthplaceTaytay, Rizal, Philippines


    Alex Gonzaga (born Catherine "Cathy" Cruz Gonzaga; January 16, 1988) is a Filipina television... more on Wikipedia
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    Alex Havier

    Dec. at 34 (1911-1945)

    Films Acted InBack to Bataan, Wings Over the Pacific

    BirthplacePhilippines, Manila


    Alex Havier was an actor.
  • Alfie Anido24

    Alfie Anido

    Dec. at 22 (1959-1981)

    Films Acted InTemptation Island, Dormitoryo! Buhay Estudyante, Kasalanan Ba?, Throw Away Child, Diosa

    BirthplaceCalamba, Laguna, Philippines


    Alfie Anido (December 30, 1959 – December 30, 1981) was a popular Filipino matinee idol best... more on Wikipedia
  • Alfred Vargas25

    Films Acted InWhen I Met U, Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Moveeh, Faces of Love, Colorum, Gigil

    BirthplacePhilippines, San Juan, Metro Manila


    ParentsAlfred Vargas, Jr, Susana Dumlao Vargas

    Alfred Vargas (born October 24, 1981) is a Filipino public servant, actor and model. He was... more on Wikipedia