Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips

Feb. 17th, 1962
Born in
Subic Bay Naval Station, Philippines
6' 1

Lou Diamond Phillips' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Longmire TV Show
Stargate Universe TV Show
Stargate Universe
Prodigal Son TV Show
Prodigal Son
The Triangle TV Show
The Triangle
Wolf Lake TV Show
Wolf Lake
Aquaman (2006) TV Show
Aquaman (2006)
Another Period TV Show
Another Period
Ballbreakers TV Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Phillips was born at the Subic Bay Naval Station in the Philippines, the son of Lucita Aranas and Gerald Upchurch, an officer in the United State Navy. His father was an American of Scottish-Irish and one-quarter Cherokee descent, and his mother, a native of Candelaria, Zambales, is of Filipino Spanish descent.

Phillips was named after Marine legend Leland "Lou" Diamond. After his father died, he took his stepfather's surname "Phillips" as his own.

He was raised in Texas, where he attended Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi graduating in 1980. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a BFA in Drama.

  • Good friends with 'Kiefer Sutherland' (qv).
  • Was nominated for Broadway's 1996 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for playing one of the title roles, the King, in a revival of "The King and I."
  • The name Phillips is from his step-father.
  • Worked at Whataburger as a teen, becoming a shift leader during his term of employment.
  • Grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • He started acting in theater at the Stage West in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Graduated from Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • Has 3 daughters with second wife 'Kelly Phillips (I)' (qv): twins Grace and Isabella (born 5 October 1997) and Lili Jordan (born 26 September 1999).

Related sites for this celeb
» BuddyTV
» TVGuide
» AceShowbiz
» Celebrity-Mania
» Zap2it.com
You are successfully logged out.

ShareTV Login

Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Create Account

Verify Password

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Forgot Your Password?

Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.