The ultimate dream of many Filipino actors is to star in Hollywood projects. Fortunately, there have been some Pinoy actors who were able to make it to Hollywood.
KAMI learned about these actors from Esquire Philippines.
1. Jacob Batalon
Notable role: Ned Leeds in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”
Both of his parents are Filipinos living in Hawaii.
2. Dave Bautista
Notable role: Drax in “Guardians of the Galaxy”
The former pro-wrestler’s grandparents from the father’s side are Filipinos.
3. Reggie Lee
Notable role: Sergeant Drew Wu in “Grimm”
Reggie is a Filipino who used to live in Quezon City before migrating to the US.
4. Steve R. McQueen
Notable role: Jeremy Gilbert in “The Vampire Diaries”
The actor’s grandmother is a Filipina.
5. Shannyn Sossamon
Notable role: Jocelyn in “A Knight’s Tale”
She got the Filipino blood from her maternal grandmother.
6. Allen Evangelista
Notable role: Adam in “Project Almanac”
This actor is actually a full-blooded Filipino!
7. Charles Michael Davis
Notable role: Marcel Gerard in “The Originals”
He has an American dad and a Filipina mom.
8. Sharon Leal
Notable role: Miss Martian in “Supergirl”
She also has a Pinay mother and an American dad.
9. Charlyne Yi
Notable role: Dr. Chi Park in House
She got her Filipina blood from her mom. She also starred in comedic films such as “Knocked Up” and “This is 40.”
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