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Aina Dumlao (born October 12, 1988) is a Filipino-American actress best known for her roles as Andie Lee in MacGyver (2016), as Natalie in Ballers (2015), and Evie Dela Rosa in the upcoming SBS limited series,The Unusual Suspects (2021).
Early life and education
Dumlao was born to Filipino parents in Manila, Philippines. She attended high school at the University of the Philippines Integrated School and went on to study Visual Communications at the University of the Philippines.
In 2015, Dumlao was cast in her first television role in the short-lived series State of Affairs (2015) produced by and starring Katherine Heigl. In 2017, Dumlao was cast in the CBS series MacGyver (2016) as Phoenix Foundation agent Andie Lee. Dumlao recurred from seasons 1-2 as the personal assistant of Patricia Thornton (Sandrine Holt), Director of Field Operations for the DXS and the Phoenix Foundation. Dumlao also played Hank Azaria's on-screen wife in an episode of IFC's Brockmire (2017), followed by a recurring role in HBO's Ballers (2017) where she played Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) and Joe's (Rob Corddry) disgruntled, ax-wielding employee.
Dumlao is headlining "The Unusual Suspects" (2021), produced by SBS Australia and helmed by Aquarius Films. Alongside Miranda Otto (Lord of the Rings, Homeland (TV series) and Michelle Vergara Moore, Dumlao plays long-suffering nanny, Evie De La Rosa, a godmother of sorts for other Filipino domestic workers in the rich suburbs of Sydney.
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|2016||Last Man Standing (American TV series)||Assistant||TV series|
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Dumlao is married to American actor Bru Muller and lives in Los Angeles, California.
In the media
- Frater, Patrick (September 29, 2020). "'Unusual Suspects,' Female-Led Australian Caper Series, Starts Production (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 29, 2020.