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Famous Film Actors From Philippines

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?"
  • Ace Cruz is an actor, screenwriter, film director, producer and editor.
  • 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 Vergel and César ...more
  • 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 Rosa. One of ...more
  • 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 real ...more
  • 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., and Aurora ...more
  • 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 Palestinian ...more
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 Melendez ...more
  • 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 lesbian in ...more
  • 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 actor ...more
  • 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 characters in the 2009 ...more
  • 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 Films ...more
  • Alma Moreno (born Venesa Moreno Lacsamana on May 25, 1959) is a Filipina actress and politician.
  • Albert Pineda Martinez (born April 19, 1961) is a Filipino actor, director, and producer.
  • 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 Bernardo, and John Manalo. ...more
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 ABS-CBN.
  • Alex Gonzaga (born Catherine "Cathy" Cruz Gonzaga; January 16, 1988) is a Filipina television host, singer, actress, comedienne, vlogger and author.
  • Alex Havier was an actor.
  • 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 Anido ...more
  • 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