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List of famous film actors and actresses from Singapore, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Singapore has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Singaporean screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Singapore and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Singaporean actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Singapore?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Singapore in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Singaporean film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Jet Li is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Expendables, The Expendables 2, Hero Li Lianjie, better known by his English stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese film actor, film producer, martial artist, and wushu champion who was born in Beijing. He is a naturalised Singaporean ...more

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Gong Li is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Memoirs of a Geisha, Miami Vice, Raise the Red Lantern Gong Li is a Chinese actress. Gong first came into international prominence through close collaboration with Chinese director Zhang Yimou and is credited with helping to bring Chinese cinema to ...more

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Chen Sing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Demon Fighter, The Deadly Duo, Wu Tang Clan Presents: Kung Fu of 8 Drunkards Chen Xing is an actor.

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Julia Nickson-Soul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Rambo: First Blood Part II, Sidekicks, Double Dragon Julia Nickson-Soul is an American actress. She first came to the attention of audiences in the United States in the Sylvester Stallone film, Rambo: First Blood Part II. More recently, she ...more

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Anna Cummer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Barbie Diaries, Barbie Presents: Thumbelina, The Legend of Silk Boy Anna Cummer is an actress from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She spent half of her adolescence in Southeast Asia and the other half in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She finished high ...more

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Fann Wong is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Shanghai Knights, Zodiac: The Race Begins, When I Fall in Love... with Both Fann Woon Fong, better known by her stage name Fann Wong, is a Singaporean actress, singer and model. At Singapore's Star Awards 1995, Fann became the first actress to win both the Best Actress ...more

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Alien Sun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Ichi the Killer, In the Mood for Love, The Accidental Spy Alien Sun, also known as Paulyn Sun and Pauline Suen, is a Hong Kong-based Singaporean actress. She represented Singapore at the Miss Universe 1994. She quit her job in business development to ...more

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Qi Yuwu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Painted Skin, 14 Blades, Bait 3D Qi Yuwu is a Singapore-based Chinese actor. He is a Permanent Resident of Singapore and a contracted artiste under MediaCorp Singapore and Beijing Enlight Media Group.

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Annabel Chong is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Straight A's, Sgt Peckers Lonely Hearts Club Gang Bang, World's Biggest Gang Bang Annabel Chong is the former stage name of a Singaporean-born American pornographic film actress who became famous after starring an adult film that was promoted as The World's Biggest Gang Bang. ...more

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Adrian Pang is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Spy Game, That's the Way I Like It, Bait 3D Adrian Pang Yeow Soon is a Malaysian-born Singapore actor, host, and contracted artiste under MediaCorp. He first came to prominence in Singaporean television by acting in some English-language ...more

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Phyllis Quek is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Kidnapper, 2000 AD, Autumn in March Phyllis Quek is a Malaysia-born model-turned-actress in Singapore. She first came into the public eye after entering Star Search 1995, a showbiz entry competition in Singapore. She is best known ...more

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Chin Han is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Dark Knight, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 2012 Ng Chin Han, usually credited as just Chin Han, is a Singaporean actor of stage, film, and television whose career has spanned more than 20 years. He gained widespread acclaim while starring in ...more

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Jack Neo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
I Not Stupid, I Not Stupid Too, Money No Enough Jack Neo, PBM, is a Singaporean film and television actor, host and director. He is best known for his cross-dressing roles, as Liang Popo in the 1999 film Liang Po Po: The Movie and as Liang ...more

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Gurmit Singh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Just Follow Law, One Leg Kicking, Sardari Gurmit Ottawan Singh, better known as Gurmit Singh, is a Singaporean actor, host and comedy performer. He is best known for his role in Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd, and was an artiste in MediaCorp.

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Steph Song is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Thaw, Maximum Conviction, Everything's Gone Green Steph Song is a Malaysian actress, of Chinese heritage, raised in Canada and Australia. She was voted Sexiest Woman in the world by Asian readers of FHM magazine. Song has received six Leo Award ...more

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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, CBE, CStJ, is an English actor, singer and author. Lee initially portrayed villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula in a string of ...more

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Sharon Tay is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Independence Day, Fast Five, Eagle Eye Sharon Tay is an Singaporean American journalist and former host of two programs on the MSNBC network.

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Pierre Png is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Eye, Chicken Rice War, That's the Way I Like It Pierre Theodore Png Tiang Huat, better known as Pierre Png or Fang Zhanfa, is a Singaporean actor and comedian of Peranakan descent. He is contracted to MediaCorp and is known for starring in ...more

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Yeo Yann Yann is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
18 Grams of Love, Love Matters, Singapore Dreaming Yeo Yann Yann is a Malaysian Singapore-based actress. A pioneer-graduate of Intercultural Theatre Institute, formerly known as The Theatre Training and Research Programme. She has worked in ...more

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Mark Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Homerun, The Best Bet, Money No Enough Mark Lee Kok Huang is a Singaporean Chinese comedian, actor, television host and film director. A veteran MediaCorp artiste, he made his big break in television in 1998 and has gone on to star ...more

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Dennis Chew is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Zodiac: The Race Begins, The Wedding Game, Ghost on Air Dennis Chew is an actor.

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Philip Tan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Batman, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Return to Oz Philip Tan is a stunt performer and an actor.

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Fiona Xie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Champion, Rule #1, One Leg Kicking Fiona Xie is a Singaporean actress, host, and contracted artiste under MediaCorp. She works on both the English-language Channel 5 and Chinese-language Channel 8. She has also endorsed products ...more

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S. Shamsuddin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Ali Baba Bujang Lapok, Seniman Bujang Lapok, Pendekar Bujang Lapok Shamsuddin bin Dali or better known as S. Shamsuddin was a Singaporean actor and comedian, who appeared in Malayan films during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Gwendoline Yeo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2, Broken Trail Gwendoline See-Hian Yeo is a Singaporean-born American actress, and musician, best known for her recurring guest-star role as Xiao-Mei in the hit television series Desperate Housewives, and as ...more

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Andy Ho is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
You Only Live Twice, Swiss Family Robinson, The Savage Innocents Andy Ho was an actor.

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Chen Hanwei is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Ghost Child Tan Hung Wee, better known by his Chinese stage name Chen Hanwei, is a Malaysia-born Singaporean actor. He is known especially for a song, 关怀方式, sung together with Cai Lilian.

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Huang Wenyong is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Homerun Huang Wenyong was a Malaysia-born Singaporean actor, musician, and former teacher of Chinese descent. He was an actor for MediaCorp from the late 1970s until his death. Appearing in more than ...more

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Lim Kay Siu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Anna and the King, Nightwatch, The Blue Mansion Kay Siu Lim or Lim Kay Siu is a Singaporean character actor who has appeared in several Asian films, notably TV films since the 1980s. His bald head and sinister demeanour in film and TV has ...more

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Jamie Yeo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Chicken Rice War, Zodiac: The Race Begins Jamie Yeo is a TV host, actress, radio deejay and model.

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Heather Chasen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Les Misérables, Cat Run, Commuter Husbands Heather Chasen is an actress.

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Lee Hsien Loong is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Lee Hsien Loong is a Singaporean politician. He is the third and current Prime Minister of Singapore, and has been in office since 2004. He is the elder son of Singapore's first Prime Minister, ...more

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Jing Junhong is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Wedding Game Jing Junhong was a professional table tennis player for the Singapore national team. Born in Shanghai, she has represented Singapore in sporting events since the 1980s, and has since retired. ...more

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Michelle Goh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Alien Lockdown, Out for a Kill, Mee Pok Man Michelle Goh, is a Singaporean actress. She has appeared in Smallville, Sacred, Da Vinci's Inquest, Alien Lockdown, Human Cargo, and Out for a Kill as well as other films and TV episodes. She ...more

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Fish Chaar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Fish Chaar Becoming Royston, Ah Boys to Men, Ah Boys to Men 2 Fish Chaar is an actor.

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Tay Ping Hui is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Infernal Affairs II, Summer Holiday Tay Ping Hui is a Singaporean actor best known for acting in many Chinese-language television dramas produced by MediaCorp Channel 8. He has also made appearances in the films Summer Holidays ...more

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Jimmy Taenaka is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
The Shadow, American Yakuza, Kung Fu Killer James Katsuyuki Taenaka, better known as Jimmy T, is an American actor. Taenaka was born in Fort Ord, California and raised in Monterey, California. He attended Monterey High School in Monterey, ...more

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Glen Goei is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
I Have Loved Glen Goei is an actor, film producer, film and theatre director.

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Tanya Chua is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Chicken Rice War Tanya Chua is a 3-time Best Female Vocalist Golden Melody Award-winning Singaporean singer-songwriter. She released her debut album, Bored, in December 1997. Chua then moved to Taiwan in 2006 to ...more

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Jacintha Abisheganaden is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Jacintha Abisheganaden, also known as Jacintha or Ja, is a Singaporean singer and actress. Jacintha studied at the National University of Singapore with a degree in Arts, majoring in English ...more

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Ann Kok is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Cooking Without Clothes Ann Kok is a Chinese Singaporean television actress and singer.

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Henry Thia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Money No Enough, Love Matters, Money No Enough 2 Henry Thia is a Singaporean actor and comedian. He is best known for his role as Hui in the 1998 film Money No Enough.

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Hossan Leong is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
One Leg Kicking Hossan Leong is a Singaporean stage and screen actor, television host, radio deejay and comedian.

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Lim Yu-Beng is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Lim Yu-Beng Anna and the King, Solos, Kung Fu Killer Lim Yu-Beng is an actor.

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Edmund Chen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, The Eye, Turn Left Edmund Chen is a Chinese Singaporean film actor, singer, television actor and host. Since leaving full-time acting during the 2000s, he has been an illustrator and designer.

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Cal Bellini is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Little Big Man, The Mountain Men, Dead of Night: A Darkness at Blaisedon Cal Bellini is a former actor, a Malay originally from Singapore, who was cast in roles of mostly foreigners, Native Americans, or ethnic minorities, primarily on American television between ...more

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Aaron Aziz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Aaron Aziz Evolusi KL Drift 2, Evolusi KL Drift, Pisau Cukur Aaron Mustapha Aziz is a Singaporean actor. Commonly known as Aaron Aziz, he is largely known in Malaysia and Singapore.

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Hetty Sarlene is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Evolusi KL Drift, Iskandar Hetty Sarlene is a Singapore-born Malaysian singer and actress. After performing at two international competitions in 1999, she was signed to New Southern Records. After releasing two albums ...more

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Cheryl Chin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Machete, Beneath the Darkness, Mongolian Death Worm Cheryl Chin is a Singaporean television and film actress. She was formerly known as a Singapore television actress and fashion model who competed in and won the Star Search Singapore finals in ...more

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Margaret Lee is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Singapore
Bambi, Follow Thru Margaret Lee Mui Lin is a Singaporean actress.