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Lou Diamond Phillips

Birth Place: Subic Bay Naval Station, PHILIPPINES

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Louis Diamond Phillips is a Filipino-American actor and film director. His breakthrough came when he starred as Ritchie Valens in the biographical drama film La Bamba. For Stand and Deliver, Phillips was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and won an Independent Spirit Award.

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Lou Diamond Phillips STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2007
King Arthur [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1996
The King of Siam

Lou Diamond Phillips Movies

[1984]Interface Punk 1

[1986]Trespasses Drifter

[1987]The Three Kings Tag

[1987]La Bamba Ritchie Valens

[1988]Young Guns Chavez y Chavez

[1988]Stand and Deliver Angel Guzman

[1988]An All Star Celebration: Vote '88

[1988]Dakota John Dakota

[1989]Renegades Hank Storm

[1989]Disorganised Crime Ray Forgy

[1990]A Show of Force Jesus Fuentes

[1990]Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory Chavez y Chavez

[1990]The First Power Russell Logan

[1990]Demon Wind Demon


[1991]The Dark Wind Officer Jim Chee


[1991]Ambition Mitchell Osgood

[1991]Harley Harley

[1992]Shadow of the Wolf Agaguk

[1992]What About Me? I'm Only 3!

[1993]Wind in the Wire

[1993]S.I.S.: Extreme Justice Jeff Powers

[1994]Dangerous Touch

[1994]Teresa's Tattoo Wheeler

[1994]Dangerous Touch Mick Burroughs

[1994]Ultimate Revenge Jesse Rainfeather Goldman

[1994]Boulevard Hassan

[1994]Override Cal

[1995]The Wharf Rat Petey Martin

[1996]Undertow Jack Ketchum

[1996]Courage Under Fire Monfriez

[1998]The Big Hit Cisco

[1998]The Adversaries

[1999]In a Class of His Own Ricardo 'Rich' Donato

[1999]Bats Sheriff Emmett Kimsey

[1999]Brokedown Palace Roy Knox

[2000]Supernova Yerzy Penalosa

[2000]Picking Up the Pieces Officer Alfonso

[2000]A Better Way to Die William Dexter

[2001]Knight Club Dirk Gueron

[2001]Route 666 Jack La Roca

[2001]Hangman Detective Nick Roos

[2002]Lone Hero Bart

[2002]Malevolent Jack Lucas

[2002]Naked Movie

[2002]Stark Raving Mad Gregory

[2003]Absolon Agent Walters

[2003]Red Water John Sanders

[2003]Hollywood Homicide Wanda

[2004]The Trail to Hope Rose Keenan Deerfield

[2004]Grandpa's Place

[2005]Sci Fi Inside: 'the Triangle' Meeno Paloma

[2005]Gone But Not Forgotten Alan Page

[2005]Film Trix

[2005]Murder at the Presidio CWO James Chandler

[2005]Alien Express Vic Holden

[2006]Fingerprints Doug Perrywine

[2006]El Cortez Manny DeSilva

[2006]Striking Range Eugene "Vash" Vasher

[2006]Aquaman Tom Curry

[2007]Termination Point Dr. Daniel Winter

[2007]Backyards & Bullets

[2008]Che: Part Two Mario Monje

[2008]Death Toll Mayor Padial

[2008]Lone Rider Bobby Hattaway

[2008]Never Forget Frank Hill

[2009]Carny Atlas

[2009]Angel and the Bad Man Quirt Evans

[2009]Love Takes Wing Ray Russell

[2010]The Invited Garett Howe

[2010]Transparency David

[2011]Metal Tornado Michael Edwards

[2011]Criminal Behavior Lt. Henry Enriquez

[2012]Filly Brown Jose Tonorio

[2013]Sanitarium James Silo

[2014]Sequoia Colin

[2014]The Wisdom to Know the Difference Carlos

[2015]Pariah Wade

[2015]The 33 Don Lucho

[2015]Sky Duane

[2016]The Night Stalker Richard Ramirez

[2016]Tao of Surfing Mick

[2017]Avenge the Crows Casper

[2017]The Last Train Gunner

[2017]Quest Gus

[2017]Created Equal Monsignor Renzulli

[2017]Cop and a Half: New Recruit Detective Simmons

[2018]Urban Country Warden Tono

[2019]Big Kill Johnny Kane

[2020]Adverse Dr. Cruz

[2022]Guns 3: Alias Billy the Kid Chavez

[2022]Easter Sunday

Lou Diamond Phillips TV Shows

Dallas Sidewalk Thug

Miami Vice Detective Bobby Diaz

Tales from the Crypt Jerry

Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Coatl

The Outer Limits Captain Cotter McCoy

Adventures from the Book of Virtues Martín

Spin City Nate

Spin City Nate

Arli$$ Lou Diamond Phillips

Resurrection Blvd. Harry Tran

The Twilight Zone Ritchie Almares

[ 2001-2002]Wolf Lake John Kanin, Noah Cassidy

The Handler Andy Torres

George Lopez George Lopez

The Triangle Meeno Paloma

Jack & Bobby Juan Roberto Alba

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Victor Paul Gitano

Psych Special Agent Lars Ewing

The Beast Capone

[ 2005-2010]Numb3rs Agent Ian Edgerton

American Dad! Rusty

[ 2008-2010]Iron Chef America: The Series Judge

Happily Divorced David

Chuck Gaez

[ 2009-2011]SGU Stargate Universe Colonel David Telford

The Aquabats! Super Show! The Spirit of the Sun

Southland Officer Danny Ferguson

Ironside Stuart White

[ 2011-2013]Cougar Town Lou Diamond Phillips

Daily Ukulele Mafioso

Another Period Lagundo

The Crossroads of History Taino Chief

The Ranch Clint

Training Day Thurman Ballesteros

You're the Worst Lou Diamond Phillips

[ 2012-2017]Longmire Henry Standing Bear

Hawaii Five-0 Wes Lincoln

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Jeff Romero

NCIS: New Orleans Deputy Chief Cedric Gossett

Goliath Oscar Suarez

Criminal Minds Sheriff Clifford Mason

Conversations in L.A. Martin

The Lion Guard Surak

[ 2015-2020]Blindspot Saúl Guerrero

[ 2018-2020]Blue Bloods Louis Delgado

[ 2016-2020]Elena of Avalor Victor Delgado, Victor

Family Guy Tribe Leader

Trese Mayor Sancho Santamaria, Mayor Sacho Santamaria

[ 2019-2021]Prodigal Son Gil Arroyo, Lt. Gil Arroyo

Firebuds Chief Bill Bayani

Bull Colonel Victor Taggert

The Cleaning Lady Joe Fabroa

Search Party John

Lou Diamond Phillips Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Actor - Musical

Lou Diamond Phillips, The King and I

Theatre World Awards - 1996 - Performance

Lou Diamond Phillips, The King and I

Lou Diamond Phillips Videos

Lou Diamond Phillips News

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment Achieve Record-Breaking Season

Discover the extraordinary success of La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment as they achieve another record-breaking season.

Interview: Lou Diamond Phillps of MISS SAIGON at Casa Manana , Ft. Worth TX

Who is this diversely interesting, talented actor? You may/may not be as familiar with his name, but I guarantee you've seen him on TV so often that you'd know him anywhere.

Review: MISS SAIGON AT CASA MANANA Theater, Ft. Worth TX

The 'Heat is On' in Fort Wort. ​​In as much as the chandelier falls in Phantom; the helicopter and the amazing cast of Miss Saigon has landed in Fort Worth for a glorious week of stellar entertainment.

Lou Diamond Phillips to Star in MISS SAIGON at Casa Mañana

Lou Diamond Phillips has joined the cast of Casa Mañana's Miss Saigon as The Engineer. See performance dates, and learn how to purchase tickets!

THE KING AND I Directed by Glenn Casale to be Presented at La Mirada Theatre This Spring

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT invite you to experience “Something Wonderful” as it presents The King and I!

Exclusive: First Look at Brian Stokes Mitchell & Lea DeLaria in EAST NEW YORK on CBS

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell guest stars as Medical Examiner Corley, and Lea DeLaria (“Orange Is the New Black”) appears as Fire Marshal Greenville on the new episode of CBS’ new hit drama, East New York. Check out first look photos and watch an exclusive video clip of DeLaria on the show!

Chelsea Table + Stage Presents HADESTOWN Star Eva Noblezada in LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES This Month

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York's newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – will present the return of Eva Noblezada, the Grammy-winning and Tony-nominated star of Broadway's Hadestown, on Sunday, February 26 at 7:00 PM. 

New Musical I LOVE MY FAMILY, BUT… Begins Performances At Soho Playhouse, February 23

Collaborators Lauren Gundrum and Brandon Lambert are set to premiere their debut musical, I Love My Family, But…, at Soho Playhouse from February 23–April 8, 2023.

A FEW GOOD MEN to be Presented at La Mirada Theatre in October

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the second show of their 2022-2023 season, the rarely produced and widely acclaimed military masterpiece A FEW GOOD MEN, written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Casey Stangl.  

LaChanze, Ali Stroker & More Join FIREBUDS on Disney Channel

From Emmy® Award-winning creator and executive producer Craig Gerber (Disney's 'Elena of Avalor' and 'Sofia the First'), the music-filled series follows a group of friends, all children of first responders, who embark on adventures to help their community and learn what it truly means to be a hero. 

Sally Struthers to Star in Newly-Revised, London Version of MEL BROOKS' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at La Mirada Theatre

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present Sally Struthers starring as “Frau Blücher” in the Southern California premiere of Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will preview on Friday, September 16 at 8 pm & Saturday, September 17 at 2 pm (with a press opening on Saturday, September 17 at 8 pm.

IN THE HEIGHTS to be Play La Mirada Theatre This June

From the songwriting genius behind Hamilton, Encanto, and Moana, Lin Manuel-Miranda, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT will present his first acclaimed celebration of family and community, IN THE HEIGHTS.

VIDEO: Eva Noblezada & Jo Koy Star in EASTER SUNDAY Film Trailer

Watch the first trailer as stand-up comedy sensation Jo Koy stars as a man returning home for an Easter celebration with his riotous, bickering, eating, drinking, laughing, loving family, in this love letter to his Filipino-American community. The film stars Eva Noblezada, Lydia Gaston, Tia Carrero, Brandon Wardell, and more.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to La Mirada in April

La Mirada will present The Sound of Music beginning in April! The show stars Diane Phelan (Broadway: The King and I & South Pacific at Lincoln Center) as “Maria,” Christopher Carl (Broadway: South Pacific at Lincoln Center, Mamma Mia!) as “Captain von Trapp,” and Grammy nominee Suzanna Guzmán (The King and Iwith Yul Brynner, Bizet’s Carmen) as “Mother Abbess.'

DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE-MAN SHOW Will Play The Triad Beginning April 6th

David Dean Bottrell brings his acclaimed one-man show from the West Coast to the East.

QUEEN Comes to Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati This Month

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) kicks off the new year with the regional premiere drama Queen by award-winning playwright Madhuri Shekar. A new play that’s created quite a buzz, Queen is a provocative portrayal of brilliant women confronting inconvenient truths.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE CLEANING LADY on FOX - Monday, January 31, 2022

Get all the scoop on THE CLEANING LADY, airing on FOX on Monday, January 31, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the new episode now!

Overture's Cabaret Series Returns With Nicholas Rodriguez

or this romantic engagement, our historic Capitol Theater is turned into an elegant cabaret with hors d'oeuvres in the lobby at 6:30 p.m. and gourmet dinner on stage at 7 p.m., followed by Nicholas Rodriguez: All is Fair in Love… at 8 p.m.


David Dean Bottrell Makes Love: A One-Man Show, written by David Dean Bottrell and directed by Guy Stroman, featuring additional never-heard-before stories, comes to NYC's Triad Theater in April.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Reading to Have Encore Presentation

Relive last night’s spectacular performance featuring the star studded talent of Jason Sudeikis, Rosario Dawson, Mark Hamill, Martin Sheen, Mandy Patinkin, George Wendt, Lou Diamond Phillips, Phil Lamarr, Ben Mankiewicz, Ron Funches, Ed Harris, Kathy Bates, Naomi Rubin, Frances Fisher and more! Purchase tickets now.


Lou Diamond Phillips has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Lou Diamond Phillips has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The King and I , Best Debut Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The King and I Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The King and I and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The King and I .

Lou Diamond Phillips has won several awards for his performances on Broadway. He received the Best Debut Performance award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "The King and I." Additionally, he was honored with the Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for his outstanding performance in the same production.

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