How old was Lou Diamond Phillips in the movie La Bamba?

Lou Diamond Phillips was 24 in La Bamba when he played the character 'Ritchie Valens'.

That was over 37 years ago in 1987.

Today he is 62, and has starred in 91 movies in total, 85 of those since La Bamba was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In La Bamba, I think Lou Diamond Phillips looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Luis Valdez has worked with Lou Diamond Phillips just once in his career.
  • Lou Diamond Phillips' first movie was as 'Terrorist' in Time Bomb, released in 1984 when he was 21
  • La Bamba scores 7.21 out of 10 on TMDB.

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