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is Chinese and her mother is White. She grew up in British Columbia
and started dancing lessons at 12. Her goal was to become a professional
dancer but a back injury forced her to find another career. She
moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting. Although best known for
her performance in movie classic "The Big Chill", her
additional film credits include "Psycho II", " Impulse",
"The Two Jakes", "Leaving Normal", " The
Body Snatchers" and "Agnes of God".
English, German, Spanish and Filipino according to his bio on NBC.com.
He plays Cray on NBC's "One World". In addition to "One
World," he is best known for his leading role in the Disney
film "Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story." Baker's other leading
roles include the Disney Channel films "Johnny Tsunami"
and "Punks." As well as the lead role in Nickelodeon's
"Hard Hat Harry." He went on to appear in "Songs
Like Us," "Cousin Skeeter," "Sparks" and
the TNBC series "City Guys."
her website, "My mom is Filipina and my dad is, well, a WASP
with Scottish ancestry." Lexa currently plays the title role
in "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda". She has had several movie
and television roles, including Rowan in the upcoming release of "Jason
is a mix of Hawaiian, Chinese, Spanish, and Filipino ancestry. She
is best known for her role as Cassandra in Wayne's World, but has
also played prominent roles in several other blockbusters including
Rising Sun, True Lies, and High School High. She also starred in the
television series Relic Hunter.
to her website
she is half-Chinese and half-Dutch. She plays Laurel on the TV series
Edgemont. Recently, Kreuk starred in the title role for ABC's television
movie Snow White. She also plays Lana Lang on the show Smallville
on the WB.
Samantha Marie Becker
an interview with A.
Magazine she says, "I'm not only Asian Pacific (Pilipino)
but I'm also American Indian, Spanish and mix of other races..."
She starred as Maria Lopez in the NBC Saturday morning show, "Saved
By The Bell: The New Class". Samantha started her career in television
commercials after finishing modeling school at the age of 10. She
also co-starred in the feature film "A Pig's Tail", and
guest starred on the "Sunset Beach" and "Moesha".
mother is Indonesian and his father is White (Dutch). He is best known
for playing "Zack Morris" on the series Saved By the Bell.
He also appeared on Hyperion Bay and D.C. Beginning in January 2002,
Gosselaar joined the cast of N.Y.P.D. Blue. Gosselaar has also been
seen in numerous telefilms including NBC's Princess and the Marine,
Dying to Belong, Born in Exile, and Necessary Parties. Other telefilms
credits include For the Love of Nancy, Wedding in Las Vegas, and She
Cried No. Gosselaar's feature film credits include Dead Man on Campus
and the independent film Sticks and Stones. Other film credits include
Three Blind Mice, Specimen, Under a Killing Moon, and White Wolves.
mother is Iranian her father is White (British). She began as a model
then set out to become an actress. She soon found herself cast in
guest spots on shows like Hercules, Dream On, and Friends. Then landed
a major role on the show JAG.
Online her father is Lebanese of Syrian descent and her mother
is of French, English, and Native American descent. She appeared in
the television series Hang Time, Pacific Blue, My Generation, Step
By Step, Blade Squad, USA High and My Generation. Then broke into
the movies and made a name for herself in American
Pie. After that she went on to star in Scary
Pie 2 and Jay
and Silent Bob Strike Back.
she is the daughter of an Anglo-German father and a Filipino-Hawaiian
mother. Between DJing and other odd jobs in Los Angeles, Shannyn managed
to land the part of Lady Jocelyn; the love interest in 2001's quasi-medieval
hit, A Knight's Tale. Since then, she's had notable roles in movies
like 40 Days and 40 Nights and The Rules of Attraction.
mother is Japanese, his father Caucasian with Scottish ancestry. In
1987 this Martial Artist was crowned World champion at the WAKO competition
held in Munich, Germany. From 1984 to 1988 he held the top title at
the prestigious Bermuda International Grand Championships. Tournament
success led to a career in Hollywood, including National Security
(2002), Lost Time (2001), Mortal Kombat (1995), Mortal Kombat 2 (1997),
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997), and King of the Kickboxers (1991). Today
he teaches at Champions Martial Arts in Los Angeles.