Michael Copon

Copon in 2009, photo by Featureflash / Shutterstock.com

Birth Name: Michael Sowell Copon

Place of Birth: Chesapeake, Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 13, 1982

*father – Filipino
*mother – German, English, Scottish

Michael Copon is an American model, actor, producer, and singer. He is known for his roles on the series One Tree Hill, Beyond the Break, and, as Lucas Kendall, in the Power Rangers franchise; and in the films Dishdogz, Bring It On: In It to Win It, The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior, Night of the Demons (2010), BoyBand, and 247°F.

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

Michael has said that his Filipino grandfather was in the Navy, and his Filipino stepmother advised him to go to the Philippines, and become a star there. 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 fan of Filipino cuisine.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was named Marcelino L. Copon (the son of Simeon Copon and Aloha).

Michael’s paternal grandmother is named Belen Trinidad.

Michael’s maternal grandfather is The Rev. John Elvis Sowell (the son of Henry Joseph Sowell and Mary Charlotte Watson). The Rev. John was born in Indiana, and is a Baptist pastor. Henry was the son of James/L. Elvis Sowell and Verna Lee Hester. Mary was the daughter of John H. Watson and Mary Jane “Mamie” Larimore.

Michael’s maternal grandmother is Norma Rae Scherer (the daughter of Raymond G. Scherer and Alberta C. Breit). Norma was born in Kentucky. Raymond was the son of Joseph Scherer and Amelia Blunk. Alberta was the daughter of Albert Breit and Anna C. Crawford.

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

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40 Responses

  1. anen87 says:

    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

  2. Capricious says:

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

  3. legez says:

    looks like a mestizo

  4. Bow Down Bitches says:

    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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