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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Philippines.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Philippines, with photos when available. These renowned Philippines actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Philippines, but everyone on this list grew up in Philippines and considers it to be their home. This list includes Philippines TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Philippines then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Philippines. Various bits of information are available for these Philippines celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

This is a list that includes TV actors like Vanessa Minnillo and Lou Diamond Phillips.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Philippines?" and "Who are the most famous Philippines actors?"

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Vanessa Minnillo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Vanessa Minnillo Let's Make a Deal, Dads, Miss Universe Pageant Vanessa Joy Lachey is an American television personality, television host, fashion model, and actress. Minnillo was also named Miss Teen USA in 1998. She has been a New York-based correspondent ...more

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Dingdong Dantes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Dingdong Dantes Bakekang, Encantadia, Etheria Dingdong Dantes, is a Filipino actor, television presenter, commercial model, and film producer. Dantes is currently working as an exclusive talent of GMA Network, is Chairman of YesPinoy ...more

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Iza Calzado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Iza Calzado E.S.P., Sine Novela, Bakekang Maria Izadora Ussher Calzado is a Filipina actress, TV host and model, who previously worked as one of GMA-7's homegrown contract artists. After ten years, Iza signed an exclusive contract with ...more

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Claudine Barretto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Claudine Barretto Komiks, May Bukas Pa, Ang TV Claudine Margaret Castelo Barretto-Santiago, popularly known as Claudine Barretto, is a multi-awarded film and television actress, entrepreneur and product endorser from the Philippines.

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Toni Gonzaga is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Toni Gonzaga Bubble Gang, Crazy for You, Maging Sino Ka Man: Ang Pagbabalik Celestine Cruz "Toni" Gonzaga, better known as Toni Gonzaga, is a Filipino singer, television host, and actress. According to Forbes Asia, Gonzaga is the most powerful celebrity in the ...more

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John Prats is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
John Prats Komiks, ASAP, Banana Split John Paulo Quiambao Prats is a Filipino actor, comedian, dancer, TV host, model and entrepreneur. He started as a child star in year 1992. He is the older brother of actress and former ...more

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Dennis Trillo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Dennis Trillo E.S.P., Darna, Majika Abelardo Dennis Florencio Trillo Ho, more widely known as Dennis Trillo, is a Filipino award-winning actor, singer and fashion model. His film debut was in Aishite Imasu 1941. He is currently an ...more

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Jolina Magdangal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Jolina Magdangal Coffee Prince, Art Angel, ASAP Jolina Anne Magdangal-Escueta is a Filipina actress, singer, TV host, entrepreneur and former teen idol.

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Katrina Halili is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Katrina Halili Art Angel, Darna, Majika Katrina Halili is a Filipina actress, commercial model and music producer. She made her screen debut via StarStruck, but became popular until playing the antagonist roles in Darna, Majika and ...more

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Christopher de Leon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Christopher de Leon Maging Sino Ka Man, May Bukas Pa, Darna Christopher Strauss de Leon is a Filipino film actor and politician. De Leon appeared on the gag show Going Bananas and has appeared in over 120 films since the early 1970s. On July 1, 2010, he ...more

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Alfred Vargas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Alfred Vargas E.S.P., Sine Novela, Darna Alfredo Dumlao Vargas III is a Filipino actor and model. He was elected councilor in the 2nd District of Quezon City in 2010. In the year 2013, he was overwhelmingly elected for a Congressional ...more

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Richard Gomez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Richard Gomez ASAP, Encantadia, Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas Richard Frank Gomez is a Filipino actor, model, athlete, television presenter, and director. He is one of the famous actors in Philippine Cinema. He graduated from the University of the ...more

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Jennylyn Mercado is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Jennylyn Mercado Do Re Mi, La Vendetta, Click Jennylyn Mercado is a Filipino actress, singer and songwriter. She gained fame as the winner of the first season of the Philippine TV series StarStruck, a reality search show on GMA Network. She ...more

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Angelica Panganiban is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Angelica Panganiban Banana Split, Love Spell, Rubi Angelica Panganiban is a Filipino film and television actress. Panganiban started her career at the age of 6 when she appeared in the TV show, Love Note. Her first regular show was the 90's ...more

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Angelika Dela Cruz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Angelika Dela Cruz Komiks, ASAP, Sine Novela Maria Lourdes Egger dela Cruz-Casareo, better known by her screen name Angelika de la Cruz, is a Filipina actress and singer. She started her career in 1995, and has since appeared in television ...more

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Kristine Hermosa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Kristine Hermosa Noah, Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas, Gimik Kristine Hermosa Sotto is a Filipina actress. She is well known for portraying the role of Ynamorata "Yna" Macaspac in the primetime drama series, Pangako Sa ’Yo.

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Michelle Madrigal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Michelle Madrigal 1 vs. 100 (Philippines), Komiks, ASAP Michelle Gaspar Madrigal, who is better known as Michelle Madrigal is a Filipina actress. Known as she was a finalist of ABS-CBN reality talent search, Star Circle Quest. Her elder sister, Ehra ...more

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Shaina Magdayao is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Shaina Magdayao Lobo, Tanging Ina, Rubi Shaina García Magdayao, is a Filipina actress, dancer, singer and model. She is currently under ABS-CBN Management and a member of Star Magic.

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Lou Diamond Phillips is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Lou Diamond Phillips Stargate Universe, Longmire, Wolf Lake Lou Diamond Phillips 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 ...more

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Mark Herras is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Mark Herras Art Angel, Sine Novela, Click Mark Angelo Santos Herras is a Filipino television and film actor. He won in the reality talent show StarStruck aired in GMA Network. He also appeared in Forever In My Heart, Encantadia, SOP, ...more

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Geoff Eigenmann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Geoff Eigenmann Hiram na Mukha, 1 vs. 100 (Philippines), Komiks Geoff Eigenmann is a Filipino actor notable for his performances in television; he is a member of the Eigenmann showbiz clan. He started out with GMA Network as part of a joint drama series with ...more

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Diether Ocampo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Diether Ocampo Guns and Roses, Rubi, Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Diether Ocampo is a Filipino actor, singer and model.

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Piolo Pascual is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Piolo Pascual Lobo, Noah, Imortal Piolo José Pascual is a Filipino film and television actor, musician, model, and producer.

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Heart Evangelista is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Heart Evangelista Full House, Hiram na Mukha, G-mik Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco-Escudero, is a Filipino actress, TV host, recording artist, VJ, and model.

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Paolo Contis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Paolo Contis Bubble Gang, Ang TV, Darna Paolo Enrico Tusi Contis, better known as Paolo Contis, is a Filipino-Italian actor who first appeared as a child actor in the ABS-CBN show Ang TV. In 2004, he transferred to GMA Network. He has ...more

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Jericho Rosales is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Jericho Rosales Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas, Esperanza, Pangako Sa ’Yo Jericho "Echo" Vibar Rosales is a Filipino cinema and television actor, singer, and songwriter. He is the uncle of young actor John Manalo. Jericho Rosales attended New Era University ...more

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Regine Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Regine Velasquez Darna, Diva, Forever in My Heart Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez, better known as Regine Velasquez, is a Filipino recording artist and actress, and is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range. She was hailed by ...more

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Luis Manzano is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Luis Manzano Crazy for You, Your Song, Rounin Luis Philippe Santos Manzano, also known by his nickname Lucky, is a Filipino actor, TV host, VJ and model. He is the son of award-winning actors, Edu Manzano and Vilma Santos. He is best known ...more

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Kim Chiu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Kim Chiu Maligno, Sana Maulit Muli, Mahal Kita Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu commonly known as Kim Chiu, is a Chinese Filipino actress in the Philippines. Chiu first starred in the television series, Sana Maulit Muli which won her Most Promising ...more

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Kris Aquino is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Kris Aquino Hiram, Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara, Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo Kristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino, professionally known as Kris Aquino, is a Filipina television personality and actress who gained prominence from her talk shows, game shows, and numerous ...more

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Joe Pascual is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Joe Pascual The X-Files, Stargate SG-1, The Outer Limits Joe Pascual is an actor and film editor.

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Angelu de Leon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Angelu de Leon 1 vs. 100 (Philippines), Growing Up, Ang TV Maria Luisa Angela Martinez de Leon-Rivera was, more famously known as Angelu de Leon, is a television & film actress in the Philippines.

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Sarah Geronimo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Sarah Geronimo Love Spell, Boys Over Flowers, Ang TV Sarah Geronimo is a Filipino singer, actress and television personality. Born and raised in Santa Cruz, Manila, Geronimo was a winner of a singing contest on television in 2003. She came to ...more

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Angel Locsin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Angel Locsin Lobo, Imortal, Click Angel Locsin is a Filipina television and film actress, commercial model, film producer and fashion designer. She came to prominence for her television roles as Alwina in the 2004 fantasy-themed ...more

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Gerald Anderson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Gerald Anderson Maligno, Sana Maulit Muli, Tayong Dalawa Gerald Randolph Anderson, Jr. is a Filipino-American film & television actor, commercial model and TV producer. He is best known for his leading roles in TV series such as Sana Maulit Muli, ...more

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Cherry Pie Picache is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Cherry Pie Picache Magkaribal, Rubi, Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Cherry Pie Sison Picache is a Filipino actress and screenwriter who has starred television and films and has worked as a model for modelling Palmolive, Camay, and Eskinol.

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Yasmien Kurdi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Yasmien Kurdi Do Re Mi, Dear Friend: Madrasta, Sine Novela Yasmien Yuson Kurdi-Soldevilla, popularly known as Yasmien Kurdi, is an award-winning Filipina actress, voice actress, singer-songwriter and commercial model. She was one of the Final Four in ...more

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Pauleen Luna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Pauleen Luna Etheria, Iglot, Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas Pauleen Marie Javier-Luna was is a Filipina actress and television personality. She appears on the GMA Network, particularly as one of the regular hosts of the long-running Philippine variety ...more

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Zanjoe Marudo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Zanjoe Marudo Komiks, ASAP, Banana Split Zanjoe Acuesta Marudo is a Filipino actor and model. He was a former housemate in the reality television show franchise, Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition and became one of the Big Four along ...more

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Isabel Oli is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Isabel Oli Full House, Sine Novela, Captain Barbell Maria Olivia S. Daytia better known as Isabel Oli is a Filipina model and television and movie actress.

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Pokwang is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Pokwang Banana Split, Crazy for You, Krystala Marietta Subong, better known by her stage name Pokwang is a Filipina comedienne, actress, TV host, singer, impersonator and salon co-owner. She started in a reality show in ABS-CBN and ...more

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Marky Cielo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Marky Cielo Bakekang, Asian Treasures, Lunch Date Mark Angelo Cadaweng Cielo, better known as Marky Cielo, was a Filipino actor, dancer, and the first known Igorot in Philippine showbiz. He is notable for his win in the reality talent ...more

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Jean Garcia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Jean Garcia La Vendetta, Sine Novela, Pangako Sa ’Yo Rosario Maitim, better known as Jean Garcia is a Filipina television and film actress, who hails from Angeles City, Pampanga. She is best known for her role as Madame Claudia Buenavista in the ...more

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Benjie Paras is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Benjie Paras Encantadia, Etheria, Lupin Venancio Johnson Paras, Jr., better known as Benjie Paras, is a Filipino actor and a retired professional basketball player, who played for Shell Turbo Chargers and San Miguel Beermen of the ...more

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Rica Peralejo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Rica Peralejo Komiks, ASAP, Growing Up Regina Carla "Rica" Bautista Peralejo-Bonifacio is a Filipina actress, singer, and television host. She is a member of ABS-CBN's circle of homegrown talents collectively known as Star

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John Estrada is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
John Estrada Komiks, Dahil May Isang Ikaw, Vietnam Rose John Estrada is a Filipino movie and TV actor, starred in a number of roles as a leading man and villain. He is currently part of ABS-CBN contract actors.

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John Lloyd Cruz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
John Lloyd Cruz Maging Sino Ka Man, Imortal, Gimik John Lloyd Cruz is a Filipino actor, model, and occasional TV host. His career started with appearances in numerous teen-oriented movies and TV shows. He is a member of ABS-CBN's Star Magic, ...more

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Cristine Reyes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Cristine Reyes May Bukas Pa, Reputasyon, Darna Ara Marie Cristine Reyes, known as Cristine Reyes, is a Filipina actress. She became a contestant of GMA-7's reality TV program, StarStruck. She is managed by Viva Artists Agency and a contract ...more

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Judy Ann Santos is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
Judy Ann Santos Komiks, May Bukas Pa, Basta't Kasama Kita Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo is a Filipino film and television actress, Pokémon trainer, Pokémon Gym Leader, host, product endorser, recording artist, and film producer. Santos began ...more

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LJ Reyes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Philippines
LJ Reyes All Star K!, Esperanza, Lupin Lourna Jane Pujeda Reyes is a Filipina actress. She was one of the Final Four of the reality TV show StarStruck. She had a relationship with Paulo Avelino. Last July 24, 2010, she gave birth to ...more