Lou Diamond Phillips is an American actor and director known for his roles in films such as La Bamba and Young Guns. He has also starred in the TV series Longmire, and has directed several films. He has been nominated for several awards, including a Golden Globe and an Emmy. Phillips has also been involved in philanthropic activities. In this article, we will take a look at Lou Diamond Phillips’ biography, age, nationality, family, and net worth.
Lou Diamond Phillips: Biography
Lou Diamond Phillips was born on February 17, 1962 in Subic Bay Naval Station, in the Philippines. His father was a U.S. Navy officer and his mother was a teacher. Phillips attended Flour Bluff High School in Texas and graduated in 1980. He then attended the University of Texas at Arlington, where he studied theater.
Phillips began his acting career in 1983, appearing in the film The Last Honor of Katharina Blum. He gained fame for his role as Richie Valens in the 1987 film La Bamba, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. He then starred in the 1988 film Young Guns and its 1990 sequel, Young Guns II.
Phillips has also appeared in many TV shows, including Longmire, Southland, and The Night Shift. In addition, he has directed several films, such as Ambition and The First of May.
Age, Nationality, and Family
Lou Diamond Phillips is 58 years old. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Filipino-American ethnicity. His parents are Lucita Umayam Ara