Dante Basco

Basco in 2015, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Dante Roman Basco

Place of Birth: Pittsburg, Contra Costa, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 29, 1975

Ethnicity: Filipino

Dante Basco is an American actor and dancer. He has appeared in the film Hook and on the shows The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, and Moesha, and provided voice-over performances on the animated series American Dragon: Jake Long, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, The Proud Family, Generator Rex, Ultimate Spider-Man, and Star Wars Rebels. He has portrayed characters of different Asian ethnicities.

He is the brother of actors Derek Basco, Darion Basco, and Dion Basco. His niece, Derek’s daughter, is actress Ella Jay Basco.

Dante’s paternal grandfather was named Damaso “Dan” Kiocho Basco.

Dante’s paternal grandmother was named Dolores Oyzon.

Sources: Obituary of Dante’s paternal grandfather, Damaso “Dan” Kiocho Basco – https://www.legacy.com


Curious about ethnicity

5 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    He can pass for Samoan too

  2. Angel Syrene says:

    He is nice guy

  3. Roger says:

    He’s one my brother’s friend’s cousin.

  4. lopac says:

    how come no fillipino comments nothing here. this is a real fillipino. I guess fillipinos are ashamed of there on race and only comment on fillipino that are mix. poor people.

  5. boobboo says:

    That don’t mean —-

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