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Also Known As: Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga Died:
Born: February 22, 1971 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philippines Profession: singer, actor

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As a well-versed Filipino entertainer, Lea Salonga had a diverse career in the entertainment industry. Early in her acting career, Salonga could be seen on award shows like "The 45th Annual Tony Awards" (1990-91) and "The 65th Annual Academy Awards" (1992-93). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years" (1992-93) and "The King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream" (1992-93). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Redwood Curtain" (1994-95). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Olsen Twins Mother's Day Special" (1992-93), "A Musical Christmas at Walt Disney World" (1993-94) and ""Les Miserables" in Concert" (1995-96). She also worked in television around this time, including a part on "ER" (1994-2009). Additionally, she appeared in a number of television specials, including "Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh" (1997-98), "Russell Watson: The Voice" (2000-01) and "Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2" (2010-11). Salonga's distinctive voice can be heard on "People" (1995-96). Salonga most recently worked on "The 2011 Miss Universe Pageant" (2011-12). Salonga's husband...

As a well-versed Filipino entertainer, Lea Salonga had a diverse career in the entertainment industry. Early in her acting career, Salonga could be seen on award shows like "The 45th Annual Tony Awards" (1990-91) and "The 65th Annual Academy Awards" (1992-93). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years" (1992-93) and "The King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream" (1992-93). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Redwood Curtain" (1994-95). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Olsen Twins Mother's Day Special" (1992-93), "A Musical Christmas at Walt Disney World" (1993-94) and ""Les Miserables" in Concert" (1995-96). She also worked in television around this time, including a part on "ER" (1994-2009). Additionally, she appeared in a number of television specials, including "Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh" (1997-98), "Russell Watson: The Voice" (2000-01) and "Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2" (2010-11). Salonga's distinctive voice can be heard on "People" (1995-96). Salonga most recently worked on "The 2011 Miss Universe Pageant" (2011-12). Salonga's husband was Robert Charles Chien.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 MULAN (1998) Singing Voice Of Mulan
2.
 Redwood Curtain (1995) Geri Riordan
3.
 Aladdin (1992) Singing Voice Of Jasmine
6.
 "Les Miserables" in Concert (1996) Eponine
7.
 People (1995) Voice
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1980:
Played the title role in the Manila production of "Annie"
1995:
Landed a major supporting role in CBS adaptation of "Redwood Curtain"
1996:
Portrayed Éponine in the London and touring production of "Les Misérables"
2001:
Guest starred on CBS daytime series "As the World Turns"
2002:
Returned to Broadway with a starring role in the revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Flower Drum Song"
2006:
Replaced Daphne Rubin-Vega as Fantine on Broadway in a return engagement of "Les Misérables"
2011:
Was honored as a Disney Legend
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Education

Ateneo De Manila University: - 1988 - 1989

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father:
Feliciano Genuino Salonga.
mother:
Maria Ligaya Salonga.

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