Lou Diamond Phillips Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.

Net Worth: $6 million

Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips, an American actor, film, and television director, is known for his roles in films such as La Bamba, Stand and Deliver, and The King and I. Lou’s bad-boy plays have wowed viewers. Lou has been in a number of films for which he has received accolades such as the Independent Spirit Award, Blockbuster Entertainment Award, Cinemanila Film Festival Life Achievement Award, and others.

Lou was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his performance in La Bamba. He has also appeared in television shows. Lou has directed a number of television shows, including The Outer Limits and The Twilight Zone, and is currently working on Tao of Surfing. In addition, Lou served as an executive producer on the drama Dakota. Lou has clearly had a successful filming career in the past, and his fans are eager to see more of him in the near future.

Early Life And Education

Phillips was born Lou Diamond Phillips Upchurch on February 17, 1962, at the Subic Bay Naval Station in the Philippines. Lou is a blend of Scotch-Irish and Filipino Spanish descent. Lou is an American citizen. He Aranas is the son of Lucita Umayam Aranas and Gerald Amon Upchurch, a United States Navy officer. Lou was named by his parents after the legendary mariner Leland “Lou” Diamond. Lou adopted his stepfather’s surname “Phillips” when his father died. He grew up in Texas. Lou attended Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi, Texas. Lou attended the University of Texas at Arlington after graduating from Flour Bluff in 1980. He earned a BFA in Dramatic Arts.

Professional Career Of Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips was determined that he would work in the film industry, and he was well on his way with his first picture, Interface, released in 1984. He didn’t get much recognition for his small part. Lou then starred in the low-budget picture Trespasses in 1986. Lou appeared in an episode of Miami Vice in 1987. Later same year, Lou achieved a huge breakthrough in his acting career by playing in the American biographical film La Bamba as Ritchie Valens.

He appeared in the TV movie The Three Kings the same year. Lou won the 1989 Western Heritage Award Bronze Wrangler Theatrical Motion Picture for his role in the film Young Guns, which he and the rest of the cast and crew were nominated for. Lou played John Dakota in the film Dakota, which was released the same year. Then he played Angel Guzman in the film Stand and Deliver, for which he received a 1989 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male.

Awards of Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in 1989 for his work. He appeared in two films in 1989: Disorganized Crime and Renegades. He had cameo appearances in films such as Young Guns 2, A Show of Force, and The First Power in 1990. Lou featured in films such as Shadow of the Wolf, Extreme Justice, Wind in the Wire, Dangerous Touch, Sioux City, and Boulevard between 1993 and 1994.

He also appeared in the short film Override. Lou Diamond made his Broadway debut in the musical The King and I in 1996, earning a 1996 Theater World Award, a 1996 New York Outer Critics Circle: Outstanding Broadway Debut Award for an Actor, and a Drama Desk Award. He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role on Broadway in 1996. Lou won a 1997 Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite supporting Actor-Adventure/Drama and a 1997 Lone Star Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Courage Under Fire.


Resurrection Blvd, The Twilight Zone, Psych, The Triangle, and Storyline Online are just a few of Lou’s TV appearances. Lou has played Agent Ian Edgerton in the television series Numbers and Henry Standing Bear in the series Longmire. He also had a role in the video game X Men Legends as the character Forge. Lou won Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-off in 2012. Lou was featured in Imagine Dragons’ Radioactive music video in December 2012.

Lou Phillips has been a vocal supporter of the Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2006, which seeks to award Filipino World War II veterans with the same benefits as US veterans. Despite his Cherokee background, Lou was adopted by the Sioux tribe in 1990 and given the moniker ” Star Keeper.” Lou was honored by Oxfam America in 1993 for his commitment to alleviating world hunger.

Lou Diamond Phillips was cast in a key part in the film Che in 2008. Along with Aimee Carrero, Jenna Ortega, Chris Parnell, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Carlos Alazraqui, she has been supplying the voice of actor Victor Delgado in the TV series Elena of Avalor.

Lou Diamond Phillips Net Worth 2023

According to celebrity net worth in 2019, Lou Diamond Phillips has a net worth of roughly $6 million.

Lou Diamond Phillips’s Relationship

Lou Diamond Phillips has a long history of dating. Lou married his first wife, Julie Cypher, a film director, on September 17, 1986, but the couple divorced on August 5, 1990. The next year, Lou was photographed hanging out with actress Ginger Lynn, but the two quickly split up. After that, Lou got engaged to Jennifer Tilly, his girlfriend. On the set of Shadow of the Wolf, the pair met. Shortly after their engagement, the pair split up. Lou married Penthouse model Kelly Phillips in 1994 following an affair, and they had three children: Lili Jordan, born in September 1999, and twins Grace Moorea and Isabella Patricia, born on October 5, 1997.

The pair divorced in 2004 after a decade of marriage. On July 30, 2007, the couple divorced. Lou made it public in 2004 that he was seeing Yvonne Maria Boismier, a painter and make-up artist. After a fight with live-in girlfriend Yvonne, Lou was arrested for domestic violence at his Los Angeles home on August 11, 2006, and later in December, Lou pled no contest to a misdemeanor count of domestic abuse and was sentenced to three years of probation.


On August 16, 2007, the pair married. Yvonne is Lou’s muse and touchstone, he told the press. Indigo Sanara, the couple’s daughter, was born on October 9, 2007. Lou will soon be seen in the drama The 33 as Luis Urzua and in the film Tao of Surfing as Mike. Lou Diamond Phillips is also well-known on the internet, notably on a wiki.

Facts of Lou Diamond Phillips

Date of Birth:1962 , February-17
Age:60 years old
Birth Nation:Philippines
Height:6 Feet 1 Inch
NameLou Diamond Phillips
Birth NameLou Diamond Upchurch
Nick NamePhillips
Birth Place/CitySubic Bay Naval Station
EthnicityScotch-Irish and Filipino Spanish
ProfessionActor, film director, television director
Married toYvonne Marie Boismie
ChildrenIndigo Sanara
DivorceJulie Cypher, Kelly Phillips
Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Wiki

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