Angel Qinan (IMDb) is a Filipino-American actress who stars Act Like A Woman (2018), a documentary film that shows her struggles and journey to Hollywood as a transgender woman. As most Filipinos, Angel is also a Registered Nurse and actively participates in her community. Angel started transition "late at 30" due to obstacles in acceptance by family and focus on hard work to immigrate in the land of dreams. Shortly after transition, Angel started modelling, hosting and now acting as part of her advocacy to be more visible in our community. "My dream before is just to be a woman. Now, I could dream beyond that." Angel speaks at Broadly at The Vice.
Director Drama Del Rosario describes Angel as a lovable character on WeAreMovingStories.com. Watch Angel Qinan's interview by Yong Chavez on TFC The Filipino Channel Balitang America. Exclusively represented by Central Artists Talent Agency for print, commercial and film, Angel Qinan's training includes UCLA School for Theater, Film and Television Professional Programs: Acting for The Camera, Acting Coach, Groundlings Theatre and Killian's Workshop. Eligible to join the Professional Actor's Union SAG-AFTRA.
Angel Qinan was also featured in AutoStraddle as a Trans actress you should know and love. As reported on The Guardian, she is public about her gender “We can play a sister, a mother, a daughter, a best friend. We can play lead characters.” Angel is also known for the film Crossing Fingers (2018) and her solo performance of the Vagina Monologue: They Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy... Or So They Tried! at iO West Theatre in Hollywood. Featured appearances also include Strut, Hollywood Darlings and Transparent.
Angel Qinan became the first openly transgender model to walk in Sacramento Fashion Week during her runway debut in 2015, as featured in The FilAm Magazine and GMA News. In the same year, she became a pioneer model for the first transgender modeling agency in the world, as featured in PBS News Hour, Balitang America and Elle Magazine.
Runway experience includes New York Fashion Week: Cabin by Stevie Boi (Logo), 3D Designs by Alexis Walsh and Game Over by Nga Wun Mok Oxford Fashion Studio; Floresca USA by Veejay Floresca in Los Angeles Fashion Week DC; and Maisha Bahati in Sac Fashion Week.
Main Host for all transgender cast talk show Girls Like Us. Content Creator and Editor for Angel Qinan Studio and SistersLikeAngelAndAlly.com. Director of Membership for FilAm Creative Talent Network. Miss Congeniality and Finalist at Queen USA, as featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine, Broadly at The Vice and Take Part Magazine.
Angel Qinan works as a Registered Nurse Care Manager in California for 8 years, and also maintains an active license to practice in New York. Volunteers at FilAm Creative, LGBT Center, Metropolitan Community Church and Philippine Medical Mission Trip.
Semi-Finalist Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2018
Semi-Finalist Los Angeles CineFest 2018
Los Angeles Asian World Film Festival 2018
Los Angeles FilAm Creative's FilmMakers Night 2018
Philippines Pineapple Lab's Juicy Fruits Film Fiesta 2018
Seattle Diwa Filipino Film Showcase of Seattle 2018
India Out & Loud Pune International 2018
Behind The Scenes - Headshots 2018 SlateShots. Target roles include Girl Next Door, Registered Nurse, Professional Worker, Androgynous, Comedic, Popular Girl, Femme Fatale, Drag Queen and more. Video from SistersLikeAngelAndAlly.