Lou Diamond Phillips


Lou Diamond Phillips Bio

Who is Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips is a very talented and professional American actor and director. He became famous after his profound acting in movies like La Bamba, Stand and Deliver, and Young Guns.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Philippines to Lucita Aranas and American naval officer Gerald Upchurch. He got his surname Philips from his stepfather. He did bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and drama from University of Texas at Arlington.

Interesting Facts

His 1st wife Julie Cypher, an assistant director with whom he got separated in 1990, August 5 later announced she was a lesbian and was dating Melissa Etheridge.

Personal Life

His 1st wife was Julie Cypher, they got divorce on 1990. He later married model Kelly Phillips with whom he has three daughters. They got divorce in 2007. His present wife is artist Yvonne Boismier with whom he has a daughter name Indigo Sanara Phillips.


He has been awarded with many awards. In 1989 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. In 1989 He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Stand and Deliver in Golden Globe.


There has been no rumor regarding him.