Kimee Balmilero

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Kimee Balmilero
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Balmilero performs at a Hi-5 concert
Kimberly Jonelle Balmilero

(1979-12-13) December 13, 1979 (age 39)
Kaneohe, Hawaii
OccupationStage, film, television actress singer
Years active1999–present

Kimberly Jonelle Balmilero (usually Kimee; born December 13, 1979) is an American actress and singer of Filipino descent.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Balmilero graduated from James B. Castle High School, home of the Castle Performing Arts Center on Oahu.[2] In high school, she worked on a dinner cruise, singing and dancing for the customers and was a member of 24VII Honolulu Dance Company.


Balmilero left Hawaii at 17 and joined the second national touring company of Miss Saigon. After touring for almost three years she moved to San Francisco to study at Studio A.C.T. for six months. Balmilero then moved to New York City and was part of the Original Broadway Cast of Mamma Mia![3]

In 2003, Balmilero joined the three-time Emmy nominated TV series Hi-5, the American counterpart to the Australian kid's show Hi-5.[4] As a member, she is the American counterpart of Kathleen de Leon Jones, who is also of Filipino descent.

Balmilero appeared as a contestant on the January 30, 2006 episode of The Price Is Right, in which she was among the first four contestants, but did not make it on stage.



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Amazing Journey Herself Documentary
2004 Hi-5, Vol 2: Music Magic Video
Hi-5, Vol. 3: Game Time
2006 Hi-5: Move Your Body
Hi-5: Action Heroes
2007 Hi-5: Making Music
Hi-5: Wonderful Wishes
2008 Hi-5: Animal Adventures, Vol. 5
Hi-5: Summer Rainbows
Hi-5 Hits
Brown Soup Thing Maria Mansalud
2010 Hi-5: Best of Jenn Herself Video
2011 Let's Talk About It N/A Short; also producer
Diagnosis Total Eclipse Doctor Short; also producer and editor
2013 Slow Night Marie Short
Hung N/A Video short; also producer, editor, director and writer
2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Weird Girl #1 (Uncredited)
2018 Stoke Maggie Post-Production


Year Title Role Notes
2002 The 54th Annual Tony Awards Herself Television special
2003–2006 Hi-5 70 episodes
2005–2006 Today Episodes: 12 June 2006 and 28 June 2005
2007 Live! With Kelly 19 July 2007
2009 The Battery's Down Door Girl Episode: "I Think I'm Gonna Like it Here"
2010 Pretty Little Liars Beth Episode: "The Jenna Thing"
General Hospital Tina Episodes #1.12125 and #1.12126
2012 Hawaii Five-0 Allison Episode: "Kupale"
2016– Dr. Noelani Cunha Main role
2018– Magnum P.I. Three episodes


  1. ^ "Hawaii actors Chun, Wily, Balmilero join main 'Five-0' cast". Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Balmilero is more than ready for her turn on 'Hawaii Five-0'". Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Hawaii Five-0 Cast: Kimee Balmilero". CBS. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Kimee Balmilero to Lead Improv Classes". Hawaii Blog. Retrieved 4 May 2018.

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