Lou Diamond Philips was born in the Philippines. The father of Lou Diamond Phillips was Gerald Amon Upchurch, and his mother was Lucita Umayam Arañas. After the death of his father, he took the surname Phillips from his step-father.
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His career started in the 1980s when he started to act. His first film was Trespasses. But his first breakthrough came from the American movie La Bamba which came out in 1987. This movie was a hit. After that, he also acted in various series and films. Some of his best films are Courage Under Fire (1996), The Big Hit (1998), Stand and Deliver, Young Guns, etc. Later he turned towards the TV shows.
The personal life of Lou Diamond Phillips was very upside down. In the film making of Trespasses, he accidentally met Julie Cypher, who was an assistant director. Later they got married, but soon they got divorced. Later he got married to Kelly Phillips and Yvonne Boismier Phillips.
Lou Diamond Phillips was married thrice. The first two marriages were not successful. But the last marriage from Yvonne Boismier Phillips was successful. First, he was married to Julie Cypher in 1987, who is an assistant director. Later he got married to Kelly Phillips in 1984, who is also in a make-up department. Then finally, he got settled with Yvonne Boismier Phillipson in August 2007. Yvonne Boismier Phillips is also an actress and in earlier days worked as a make-up artist.
Lou Diamond Phillips has four children’s and all four are daughters. From Kelly Phillips, he has three daughters, namely Grace Moorea Phillips, Isabella Patricia Phillips, Lili Jordan Phillips. At the same time, Indigo Sanara Phillips is the daughter of Yvonne Boismier Phillipson. Lili was born on 26th September 1999; Indigo was born in 2007; Grace was born on the 5th of October 1997.
The biological father of Lou Diamond Phillips is Gerald Amon Upchurch. His father was a soldier in the marine KC-130. His nationality is that he was a citizen of American descent of the scots-Irish. His mother was a citizen of Candelaria, Zambales. After Lou Diamonds Phillips's father's demise, he took the surname “Phillips” from his step-father.
The movie star Lou Diamond Phillips resides in Chatsworth, California (CA), US. He owns a lavish house which has all the essential facilities. The size of the house is 5,233 sqft. It is a house which has five bedrooms and four bathrooms.