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Lewis Tan

by follers on March 24, 2017

Birth Name: Lewis Sing Wah Tan

Place of Birth: Salford, Lancashire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 4 February, 1987

Ethnicity:
*Chinese (father)
*Irish, possibly English (mother)

Lewis Tan is a British actor and martial artist. He is known for his role as Zhou Cheng on the show Iron Fist.

His father, Philip Tan, is a national champion martial artist, gymnast, dancer, action director, and stuntman. His mother is a model.

His father is of Chinese origin. His mother, who is British, is white.

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Teresa Castillo

by stlucas on March 15, 2017

Birth Name: Teresa Ruth Castillo

Place of Birth: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 14, 1983

Ethnicity: Mexican, Spanish, Chinese

Teresa Castillo is an American actress. She was born in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Nelly G. (Aguilar) and Luis Castillo.

Teresa has stated on Twitter that she is of Mexican, Spanish, and Chinese descent.

Teresa’s mother is pictured here.

Sources: https://twitter.com
https://familysearch.org

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Joel de la Fuente

by stlucas on March 11, 2017

Place of Birth: New Hartford, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 21, 1969

Ethnicity: Filipino, Chinese, Malay, Portuguese, Spanish

Joel de la Fuente is an American actor. He was born in New Hartford, New York, to Filipino parents. Joel was raised in Evanston, Illinois.

Joel has stated that he is of Filipino, Chinese, Malaysian, Portuguese, and Spanish descent.

Source: http://asiansonfilm.com

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Anna Akana

by stlucas on March 7, 2017

Birth Name: Anna Kay Napualani Akana

Place of Birth: Monterey, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 18, 1989

Ethnicity:
*Japanese, Native Hawaiian, possibly English, Irish, German, French, Chinese (father)
*Filipino, possibly Spanish (mother)

Anna Akana is an American producer, filmmaker, comedian, actress, model, and Youtube personality.

She was born in California, the daughter of William Takeshi Akana and Mia (Talao). She had a sister, Kristina Marie, and has a brother, William.

William is a Marine Corps officer and was born in Japan. Mia is from Olongapo, the Philippines.

Anna has stated on Twitter that she is of mainly Japanese, Native Hawaiian, and Filipino descent, along with Irish, German, French, Spanish, and Chinese ancestry.

Her paternal grandparents were Gerald “Gerry” Kealohaohana Akana and Emiko Murata (the daughter of Eiko Murata and Tsukumo).

Gerald was originally born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His surnames are of Native Hawaiian and Japanese origins. Emiko was born in the Republic of Formosa (now Taiwan), under Japanese rule.

Her parents are pictured here.

Sources: Obituary of Anna’s sister, Kristina Marie Akana – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Anna’s aunt (father’s sister), Susan Eiko Akana – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Anna’s paternal grandfather, Gerald Kealohaohana Akana – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Anna’s paternal grandmother, Emiko (Murata) Miskovic – http://www.legacy.com

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https://www.mylife.com

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Josh Ho-Sang

by vilgotaan on March 5, 2017

Birth Name: Joshua Ho-Sang

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: January 22, 1996

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Jamaican, Chinese (father)
*Chilean-Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Josh Ho-Sang is an Canadian professional ice hockey player.

Josh is the son of Ericka and Wayne Ho-Sang. His father was born in Kingston, Jamaica, of African and Chinese (Josh’s great-grandfather was from Hong Kong) descent. His mother is Jewish, and was born in Santiago, Chile. Josh’s maternal grandmother is from a Jewish family from Russia and Germany. Josh’s maternal grandfather has been described as Spanish/Chilean, but it is not clear if he is also Jewish. Josh was raised celebrating Jewish holidays.

Sources: https://www.nytimes.com
http://www.espn.com
http://blogs.timesofisrael.com
https://colorofhockey.com
http://www.sportsnet.ca

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