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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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