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Belle Yambao, Contributor
February 22, 2012

10 Things We Love about Lea Salonga

As this Tony Award-winning actress turns 41, FN shares 10 reasons why she's a woman worth emulating. By Belle Yambao
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Broadway actress Lea Salonga celebrates her 41st birthday today. This Womanity Awardee for the Arts has been in the entertainment industry for decades, and her star hasn't stopped in its ascent since she starred in her first international role as Kim in the West End musical Miss Saigon.

Lea continues to do the country proud. In June 2011, she got good reviews from The New York Times for her cabaret show, New York in June.  In August 2011, she was also recognized as a Disney Legend.

What else makes this Broadway star a woman worth watching and emulating? Scroll through the gallery below for just 10 reasons among many. If you've got any to add, don't forget to tell them to us in a comment.  

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  • hitokirihoshi Feb 22 2012 @ 02:27pm Report Abuse
    I'm very proud of Lea Salonga. She's one of a kind and very talented Filipina. in addition to that, i like her fashion sense- simple and elegant.

    why i'm surprised that she already 41 years old? hehehe
  • BrownyGirl23 Feb 24 2012 @ 09:03am Report Abuse
    Lea Salonga is really a good person inside and out. She's the real "ICON".. You are one of the reason why I'm proud to be Pinoy..
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