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Lou Diamond Phillips was born at the Subic Bay Naval Station in the Philippines, the son of Lucita Umayam Arañas and Gerald Amon Upchurch, a crew chief on a C-130 in the United States Marine Corps. His father was an American of Scots-Irish and one-quarter Cherokee descent, and his mother, a native of Candelaria, Zambales, is Filipina, with distant Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, and Spanish ancestry. Phillips was named after Marine legend Leland "Lou" Diamond. After his father died, he took his stepfather's surname "Phillips" as his own. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

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George Chakiris, left, and Lou Diamond Phillips arrive at the 24th Night of 100 Stars Oscars Viewing Gala at The Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP)