Michael Copon

by Lil Vacha on September 21, 2009

Birth Name: Michael Sowell Copon

Place of Birth: Chesapeake, Virginia, United States

Date of Birth: November 13, 1982

*Filipino (father)
*German, English, Scottish (mother)

Michael Copon is an American model, actor, producer, and singer. He is well known for his roles on the series One Tree Hill, as Felix Taggaro, and Beyond the Break, as Vin Keahi.

His father, Berlin Trinidad Copon, is Filipino, and his mother, Monica Rae (Sowell) Zelasko, has German, English, and Scottish ancestry.

Michael has said that his Filipino grandfather was in the navy, and his Filipino stepmother used to advise him to go to the Philippines and become a star there. Instead, he opted to make it in the U.S. He has also stated that his father taught him a lot about his Filipino roots and that he is a big fan of Filipino cuisine.

Michael’s paternal grandparents are Marcelino L. Copon (the son of Simeon Copon and Aloha) and Belen Trinidad.

Michael’s maternal grandparents are John Elvis Sowell (the son of Henry J. Sowell and Mary C. Watson) and Norma Rae Scherer (the daughter of Raymond G. Scherer and Alberta Breit). John is a Baptist pastor.

Source: Obituary of Michael’s paternal grandfather, Marcelino L. Copon – http://www.hollomon-brown.com

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anen87 March 2, 2016 at 5:49 pm

Lol I haven’t heard from him since Twilight rumor casting. He should have listen to his Filipino stepmother and gone to the Philippines and become a big star there. At least he would get lead roles there xD Now his (desirabe philipino) looks going to waste

Capricious October 11, 2015 at 7:01 am

His eyes are cute and they’re not slanted or that Asiatic.

legez August 29, 2015 at 7:54 am

looks like a mestizo

Capricious October 11, 2015 at 7:00 am

That’s why it says “Filipino” there, genius.

They are Mongoloids, akin to Mestizos.

Bow Down Bitches July 25, 2015 at 10:36 pm

he was hot as hell in that bring it on movie, but what the hell happened to him? he rarely gets any work, kind of sad because he’s handsome. i wish he would have gotten that twilight role, taylor lautner is gross.

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