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Alec Mapa

Full / Real Name: Alejandro Mapa
Born: 10 July 1965 (56 years old)
Gender: Male

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Alec Mapa is a Filipino-American actor and comedian best known for his role as Adam on the sitcom Half & Half, in which he made US television history by being the first gay Asian regular on a sitcom.

He also played the recurring role of Vern, Gabrielle's gay best friend, on the dramedy Desperate Housewives, from 2005.

Mapa got his first break when he was cast to replace B.D. Wong in the Broadway production of M. Butterfly.

On television, he has made guest appearances on a wide variety of programs, including Jamie Foxx Show, Roseanne, Seinfeld, NYPD Blue, Murder One, Dharma & Greg, and Desperate Housewives.

In addition, he co-starred with Jason Bateman in the short-lived 2001 comedy Some of My Best Friends. Mapa was a featured performer on the Logo original stand-up comedy series Wisecrack.

He was featured in the movie Super Sweet 16: The Movie. Mapa's film credits include parts in Bright Lights, Big City, Playing by Heart, and Connie and Carla, among others.

Mapa is openly gay and lends his support to various projects supporting the gay, lesbian, and Asian American communities.









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