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Lou Diamond Phillips
Subic Nava Stations, Philippines
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Lou Diamond Phillips Fast Facts:
Is of Scotch-Irish, Cherokee, Filipino and Hawaiian decent.
His father named him after United States Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant Lou Diamond; his surname comes from his stepfather.
Although he was offered scholarships to the U.S. Naval Academy and Yale, he decided to attend the University of Texas at Arlington.
Once borrowed a bellhop's uniform to sneak up to a hotel room to meet Robert De Niro.
Won a Best Supporting Actor Independent Spirit award for his work in 1989's
Stand and Deliver
Crowned the winner of NBC's
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
in 2009; donated the winnings to the Art Has Heart Foundation, which provides college scholarships to low-income students.
Defeated Coolio in the Season 1 finale of
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off
in 2012, winning $50,000 for the charity Share Our Strength, which strives to end childhood hunger in America.
Plays on the World Poker Tour.
Lou Diamond Phillips Relationships:
Grace Moorea Phillips - Daughter
Isabella Patricia Phillips - Daughter
Julie Cypher - Ex-wife
Lili Jordan Phillips - Daughter
Gerald Upchurch - Father
Lucita Upchurch Phillips - Mother
Jennifer Tilly - Ex-fiancée
Yvonne Marie Boismier - Wife
Indigo Sanara Phillips - Daughter
Kelly Preston - Ex-wife
George Phillips - Stepfather
Lou Diamond Phillips Awards:
1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
1996 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Nominee
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX (BA in Drama, 1985)
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