Phillips, Lou Diamond
1962 - Born on February 17th in Subic Bay Naval Station, Philippines. Lou Diamond Phillips is a multi-ethnic American actor, best known for playing the doomed rocker Ritchie Valens in La Bamba with Elizabeth Peña, and a Mexican-Indian desperado in Young Guns with Kiefer Sutherland.
1985 - He taught at Southern Methodist University.
1986 - Married to Julie Cypher.
1987-1990 - He starred in the films La Bamba, Dakota, Stand adn Deliver, Young Guns, Disorganized Crime, Renegades, The First Power and Young Guns II.
1994 - Married to Kelly Preston on April 24th.
- He directed the film Dangerous Touch.
1996 - Was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for playing one of the title roles, the King, in a revival of "The King and I."
2001 - He appeared in the television series Wolf Lake as John Kanin.
2006 - In December, he pled guilty to domestic battery on his live-in girlfriend, who was not publicly identified. He was sentenced to three years' probation, one year of counseling, and 200 hours of community service.
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