PAOLO MONTALBAN Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Paolo Montalban                                                                 
Paolo Montalban is an American actor and singer best known for his performance         
in ABC/Disney's telepic of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella as the Prince,         
opposite Brandy as Cinderella. He reprised that role in a stage version of the         
musical (see Cinderella) with Jamie-Lynn Sigler.                                       
He also notably played Kung Lao in the syndicated series Mortal Kombat: Conquest       
along with Daniel Bernhardt and Kristanna Loken.                                       
Paolo was also cast in John Dahl's The Great Raid as Sgt. Valera, and the indie       
flick American Adobo, as Raul.                                                         
In 2003, Paolo released a self-titled album in the Philippines.                       
He has appeared on Broadway in Pacific Overtures and The King And I; and off-Broadway 
in Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Romance of Magno Rubio. He also guest starred       
in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Season 8, Episode 20: "Annihilated").           
Born in Manila, Philippines to Paul and Vivian Montalban and younger brother of       
Gloria Montalban-Hamm. His family emigrated to the United States when he was a         
one year old and lived in a studio apartment in Manhattan's West Side across the       
street from The Julliard School and Lincoln Center. He is a notable alumnus of         
St. Peter's Preparatory School and holds a degree in pre-med Psychology from           
Rutgers University.