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Famous TV Actors from The Philippines

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List of famous TV actors from Philippines, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Philippines has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Filipino TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Philippines this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Philippines then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List TV actors include Hazel Ann Mendoza, Ching Valdes-Aran and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Filipino TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Philippines?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Philippines in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Filipino actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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    Francis Michael Durango Magalona (October 4, 1964 – March 6, 2009), also known as FrancisM, Master Rapper, The Mouth and The Man From Manila, was a Filipino rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter,...  more

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    Dingdong Dantes

    Bakekang, Encantadia

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Jose Sixto Raphael Gonzalez Dantes III, commonly known as Dingdong Dantes, (born August 2, 1980) is a Filipino actor, television presenter, dancer, commercial model and film producer who is currently...  more
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    Iza Calzado

    E.S.P., Sine Novela

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Maria Izadora Ussher Calzado-Wintle (born August 12, 1982) is a Filipino actress, television host, dancer, and model who previously worked as one of GMA Network's homegrown contract artists. After...  more
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    Dennis Trillo

    E.S.P., Darna

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Abelardo Dennis Florencio Ho (born 12 May 1981), more widely known as Dennis Trillo, is a Filipino actor, model and recording artist. Trillo is currently a contract star of GMA Network. He was known...  more
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    Angelica Panganiban

    Banana Split, Love Spell

    BirthplacePayatas, Quezon City

    BirthplacePayatas, Quezon City

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Angelica Charlson (born November 4, 1986), professionally known as Angelica Panganiban, is a Filipino film and television actress and comedian. Panganiban started her career at the age of 6 when she...  more
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    Anne Curtis

    Komiks, Maging Sino Ka Man

    BirthplaceWangaratta, Australia

    BirthplaceWangaratta, Australia

    NationalityPhilippines, Australia

    NationalityPhilippines, Australia

    Anne Curtis-Smith-Heussaff (born 17 February 1985) is a Filipino-Australian actress, model, television host, VJ and recording artist in the Philippines. She is currently one of the hosts of the...  more

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    Jennylyn Mercado

    Do Re Mi, La Vendetta

    BirthplaceLas Piñas, Philippines

    BirthplaceLas Piñas, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Jennylyn Anne Pineda Mercado (born May 15, 1987) is a Filipina actress, singer, and songwriter. She was the winner of the first season of the reality talent competition StarStruck. Mercado garnered...  more
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    Lou Diamond Phillips

    Stargate Universe, Longmire

    BirthplaceU.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Philippines

    BirthplaceU.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    Louis Diamond Phillips (born February 17, 1962) is an American actor and director. His breakthrough came when he starred as Ritchie Valens in the biographical drama film La Bamba (1987). For the...  more

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    Christopher de Leon

    Maging Sino Ka Man, May Bukas Pa

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    Christopher "Boyet" Strauss de León (born October 31, 1956) 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...  more
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    Marian Rivera

    Super Twins, Darna

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    NationalityPhilippines, Spain

    NationalityPhilippines, Spain

    Marian Rivera Gracia-Dantes (Fil) or Marian Gracia Rivera de Dantes (Es) (née Spanish: Marian Gracia y Rivera; Filipino: Marian Rivera Gracia; born 12 August 1984), known professionally as Marian...  more
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    Toni Gonzaga

    Bubble Gang, Crazy for You

    BirthplaceTaytay, Rizal, Philippines

    BirthplaceTaytay, Rizal, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Celestine Cruz Gonzaga-Soriano (born January 20, 1984), better known as Toni Gonzaga, is a Filipino singer, television host and actress....  more
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    John Prats

    Komiks, ASAP

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    John Paulo Quiambao Prats (born February 14, 1984) is a Filipino actor, comedian, dancer, TV host, director, model and entrepreneur. He started as a child star in year 1992. He is the older brother...  more
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    Sam Milby

    Maging Sino Ka Man, Love Spell

    BirthplaceTroy, Ohio, United States of America

    BirthplaceTroy, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    Samuel Lloyd Milby (born May 23, 1984), popularly known as Sam Milby, is a Filipino-American former reality TV contestant, actor, commercial model, recording artist and businessman, of dual American...  more
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    Alessandra De Rossi

    Sine Novela, Click

    BirthplaceEngland

    BirthplaceEngland

    NationalityPhilippines, Italy

    NationalityPhilippines, Italy

    Alessandra de Rossi is a Filipina actress and the younger sister of actress Assunta de Rossi. She won the FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actress for her role in Azucena. She starred in Mga Munting...  more
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    Katrina Halili

    Art Angel, Darna

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Maria Katrina Iren Pe Halili (born January 4, 1986), known professionally as Katrina Halili is a Filipina actress, commercial model and businesswoman. She made her screen debut via StarStruck, and...  more
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    Heart Evangelista

    Full House, Hiram na Mukha

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco-Escudero better known as Heart Evangelista, is a Filipina actress, TV host, visual media artist, philanthropist, and socialite. ...  more
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    Alfred Vargas

    E.S.P., Sine Novela

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    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
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    Piolo Pascual

    Lobo, Noah

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Piolo Jose Nonato Pascual (born January 12, 1977) is a Filipino film and television actor, singer, model, and producer....  more
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    Angel Locsin

    Lobo, Imortal

    BirthplaceSanta Maria, Philippines

    BirthplaceSanta Maria, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Angelica Locsin Colmenares (born April 23, 1985) is a Filipina television and film actress, commercial model, film producer and fashion designer. She came to prominence for her television roles as...  more
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    Jolina Magdangal

    Coffee Prince, Art Angel

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Jolina Magdangal-Escueta (born Maria Jolina Perez Magdangal; 6 November 1978) is a Filipino singer, actress, television presenter, and entrepreneur. She is referred to in the Philippines as a popular...  more
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    Cristine Reyes

    May Bukas Pa, Reputasyon

    BirthplaceMarikina, Philippines

    BirthplaceMarikina, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Ara Marie Cristine Reyes-Khatibi (born February 5, 1989) is a Filipina actress. She became a contestant of GMA's reality TV program, StarStruck. She is managed by Viva Artists Agency and a contract...  more
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    Yasmien Kurdi

    Do Re Mi, Dear Friend: Madrasta

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Yasmien Kurdi-Soldevilla (née Yuson, born January 25, 1989 in San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines), popularly known as Yasmien Kurdi, is an award-winning Filipina singer-songwriter, actress and...  more
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    Claudine Barretto

    Komiks, May Bukas Pa

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Claudine Margaret Castelo Barretto (born July 20, 1979) is a Filipino film and television actress, product endorser and entrepreneur. Barretto first appeared 1992 in ABS-CBN for a youth-oriented...  more
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    Richard Gomez

    ASAP, Encantadia

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Richard Gomez (born April 7, 1966) is an athlete, television presenter, director and politician who was a former contract artist of GMA Network who now returned to ABS-CBN since 2011. He is one of...  more
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    Luis Manzano

    Crazy for You, Your Song

    BirthplacePhilippines, San Juan, Metro Manila

    BirthplacePhilippines, San Juan, Metro Manila

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America, Spain

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America, Spain

    Luis Philippe Santos Manzano (born April 21, 1981), also known by his nickname Lucky, is a Filipino TV host, VJ, model and occasional actor. He is the son of award-winning actors, Edu Manzano and...  more