My Filipino Connection: The Philippines in Hollywood by Ruben Nepales

By Ruben Nepales

Award-winning Philippine day-by-day Inquirer columnist Ruben Nepales interviews Filipino american citizens and Filipinos in the United States who've made it titanic within the Hollywood scene and past: actors Bernardo Bernardo, Alec Mapa, Vanessa Hudgens, Hailee Steinfeld, and Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, singers Charice Pempengco, Luisa Mendez-Marshall, and Charmaine Clamor, television superstar Darren Criss, model-actress Bessie Badilla, movie construction insiders Maricel Pagulayan and Isabel Henderson, cinematographer Matthew Libatique, animators Gini Santos, John Butiu Ronnie del Carmen and Ricky Nierva, filmmaker Ramona Diaz, comic-book illustrator Tony DeZuniga, YouTube sensation Mikey Bustos, and White residence govt chef Cristeta Comerford.

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