Tia Carrere

Tia Carrere is of Chinese, Spanish and Filipino descent, and she is known for her undeniably exotic beauty. Shortly after graduating from Sacred Hearts Academy, Carrere made the journey to Los Angeles in pursuit of a singing career. In 1985, she was a contestant on "Ed McMahon's Star Search," and although eliminated in the first round, she remained determined enough to land local modeling jobs. Later that year, Carrere made a brief appearance on the television series "Cover Up" as a beauty contestant,and landed a more substantial part on CBS' action series, "Airwolf." [+]