Filipino

Spencer Ludwig

by stlucas on December 11, 2017

Birth Name: Spencer Robert Valencia Ludwig

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 24, 1990

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Spencer Ludwig is an American trumpeter, singer, and songwriter.

Spencer is the son of Maria Rita “Mia” (Valencia) and Allan Sterling Ludwig. Spencer’s father is Canadian and has Russian Jewish ancestry. Spencer’s mother is from Washington, D.C., and has Filipino roots.

Spencer’s maternal grandfather was A. L. Valencia. He was from Mindoro, the Philippines.

Sources: http://www.jamfeed.com

Birth record of Spencer Ludwig – http://www.familysearch.org

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Ginger Gonzaga

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Ginger Tapp Gonzaga

Place of Birth: Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 17, 1983

Ethnicity:
*Filipino (father)
*Dutch, possibly other (mother)

Ginger Gonzaga is an American actress and writer.

Ginger is the daughter of Adele L. (Tapp) and Christop/Christopher Deiparine/Deipirine Gonzaga. Ginger’s father is from Cebu, the Philippines. Ginger’s mother is white, and is said to be Dutch.

Sources: http://entertainment.inquirer.net

Marriage record of Ginger’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Photo by s_bukley/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Veena Sud

by stlucas on November 11, 2017

Birth Name: Veena Cabreros-Sud

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: June 25, 1967

Ethnicity:
*Indian (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Veena Sud is a Canadian-born American actress.

Veena is the daughter of Mohendra Sud. Veena’s father was born in India. Veena’s mother, whose surname is Cabreros, is said to be from the Philippines. Veena was raised in Indian Hill, Ohio, U.S. She has a son.

Veena has stated:

Maybe it’s a generalisation but I think culturally things are changing. We are becoming a little bit more aware and open to international [film and television] – like Bollywood. I’m Indian, I grew up well aware of Bollywood and Filipino cinema and international material. I think, as a diversifying country, hopefully we’ll get there.

Source: Death record of Veena’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Photo by Starfrenzy/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Leilani Sarelle

by stlucas on November 9, 2017

Leilani Sarelle – “Femme Fatales” Season 2 Cast and Crew Screening – Arrivals – Arclight Hollywood – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Tina Gill / PR Photos

Birth Name: Leilani Sarelle Figalan

Place of Birth: Valencia, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 28, 1966

Ethnicity: English, Polish, Filipino, possibly other

Leilani Sarelle is an American actress.

Leilani is the daughter of Alice Marie (Eubanks) and Victor Roman Figalan. Her sister is actress Meilani Paul. Leilani has three children, including two with her former husband, actor Miguel Ferrer.

Leilani’s paternal grandparents were Roman V. Figalan and Estelle Dobrzyski (who likely was the daughter of Stanley Dobrzycki and Caroline Sowinski). Roman was born in the Philippines. Estelle was born in Illinois, to Polish parents.

Leilani’s maternal grandfather was named Earl Espy Eubanks.

Sources: Birth record of Leilani Sarelle – http://www.familysearch.org

Divorce record of Leilani’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Leilani’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Leilani’s paternal grandparents, Roman V. Figalan and Estelle Dobrzyski – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Leilani’s maternal grandfather, Earl Espy Eubanks – http://archives.savannahnow.com

Obituary of Leilani’s maternal step-grandmother – http://www.legacy.com

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Karen Ibasco

by Manila on November 4, 2017

Birth Name: Karen Santos Ibasco

Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines

Date of Birth: December 17, 1990

Ethnicity: Filipino, some Chinese

Karen Ibasco is a Filipino beauty queen and medical physicist. She was crowned Miss Earth 2017. She previously participated in Bibining Pilipinas 2016, but was unplaced.

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