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Popular Film Actors from Singapore

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.

List features film actors like Allan Wu, Hossan Leong and more!

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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  • The Expendables, The Expendables 2

    BirthplaceBeijing, China

    NationalitySingapore

    Li Lianjie (born 26 April 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese film actor, film producer, martial artist, and retired Wushu champion who was born in Beijing. He is a  ...more

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  • Memoirs of a Geisha, Miami Vice

    BirthplaceShenyang, China

    NationalityChina, Singapore

    Gong Li (born 31 December 1965) is a Chinese-born Singaporean actress. She achieved international prominence through her close collaborations with Chinese director Zhang Yimou and won the Volpi Cup  ...more

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  • Demon Fighter, The Deadly Duo

    BirthplaceThailand

    NationalityChina

    Chan Sing (born 29 December 1936) is a retired Hong Kong actor born in Bangkok.  ...more
  • Rambo: First Blood Part II, Sidekicks

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, Singapore

    Julia Nickson (born 11 September 1958) is a Singaporean-born American actress. She first came to the attention of audiences in the United States in the Sylvester Stallone film Rambo: First Blood Part  ...more
  • The Barbie Diaries, Barbie Presents: Thumbelina

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalityCanada

    Anna Cummer (born January 2, 1977) is a Canadian actress from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She spent half of her adolescence in Southeast Asia and the other half in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,  ...more
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    Fann Wong

    Shanghai Knights, Zodiac: The Race Begins

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Fann Woon Fong (simplified Chinese: 范文芳; traditional Chinese: 范雯芳; pinyin: Fàn Wénfāng; born 27 January 1971), better known by her stage name Fann Wong, is a Singaporean actress, singer and model and  ...more
  • Ichi the Killer, In the Mood for Love

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Paulyn Sun (born Suen Kai-kwan; 11 September 1974), also known as Alien Sun and Pauline Suen, is a Hong Kong-based Singaporean actress.  ...more
  • Painted Skin, 14 Blades

    BirthplaceGuangzhou, China

    NationalityChina, Singapore

    Qi Yuwu (born 28 November 1976) is a Chinese actor based in Singapore. He is a permanent resident of Singapore and a contracted artiste under Beijing Enlight Media Group.  ...more
  • Spy Game, That's the Way I Like It

    BirthplaceMalacca, Malaysia

    NationalityMalaysia

    Adrian Pang Yeow Soon (born 8 January 1966) is a Malaysian-born Singapore former actor, host, and contracted artiste under FLY Entertainment and prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1990 to  ...more
  • Kidnapper, 2000 AD

    BirthplaceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    NationalityChina, Singapore

    Phyllis Quek (Chinese: 郭妃丽; Pinyin: Guō Fēilì) is a Malaysia-born model-turned-actress and singer in Singapore. She was prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1995 to 2001 but continues to  ...more
  • The Dark Knight, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Chin Han may refer to: Jinhan confederacy (辰韓), Korean confederacy from around the 1st century BC to the 4th century AD Chin Han (金漢), retired Hong Kong actor originally from Mainland China, active  ...more
  • I Not Stupid, I Not Stupid Too

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Jack Neo (born 24 January 1960), is a Singaporean film and television actor, host and director. He was prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1983 to 2003.He left Mediacorp in 2003 to  ...more
  • Just Follow Law, One Leg Kicking

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Gurmit Ottawan Singh (born 24 March 1965; Punjabi: ਗੁਰਮੀਤ ਓਤ੍ਤਵਨ ਸਿੰਘ; Chinese: 葛米星; pinyin: Gémǐ Xīng) is a Singaporean former actor, host and comedy performer. He was prominently a full-time  ...more
  • The Thaw, Maximum Conviction

    BirthplaceKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

    NationalityCanada, Malaysia, Singapore

    Steph Song (Chinese: 宋琇萱) is a Malaysian actress of Chinese heritage, raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada and Australia. She was voted sexiest woman in the world by Asian readers of FHM  ...more
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    BirthplaceBelgravia, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer and author. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, Lee was well known for portraying villains and became  ...more

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  • Independence Day, Fast Five

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalityUnited States of America, Singapore

    Sharon Tay (born October 15, 1966) is an American journalist and former host of two programs on the MSNBC network. She is currently an anchor for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles.  ...more
  • The Eye, Chicken Rice War

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Pierre Theodore Png Tiang Huat (simplified Chinese: 方展发; traditional Chinese: 方展發; pinyin: Fāng Zhǎnfā; born 29 October 1973), is a Singaporean actor of Peranakan descent. He is known for starring in  ...more
  • 18 Grams of Love, Love Matters

    BirthplaceMalaysia

    NationalityMalaysia, Singapore

    Yeo Yann Yann (Chinese: 杨雁雁; pinyin: Yáng Yànyàn; born 20 February 1977) is a Malaysian actress. She has worked in theatre, television, and film. Her credits include Singapore Dreaming, Thunderstorm  ...more
  • Homerun, The Best Bet

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Mark Lee Kok Huang (Chinese: 李国煌; pinyin: Lǐ Guóhuáng; born 16 October 1968) is a Singaporean comedian, actor, television host and film director.  ...more
  • Zodiac: The Race Begins, The Wedding Game

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Dennis Chew is an actor.  ...more
  • Batman, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Philip Tan is a stunt performer and an actor.  ...more
  • The Champion, Rule #1

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Fiona Xie (谢婉谕, Xie Wanyu; born 24 January 1982) is a Singaporean actress, variety show host, and was named as one of the Seven Princesses of Mediacorp in 2006. She was prominently a full-time  ...more
  • Ali Baba Bujang Lapok, Seniman Bujang Lapok

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Shamsuddin bin Dali (Jawi: شمسو الدين بن دالي) or better known as S. Shamsuddin (1 January 1929 – 4 June 2013) was a Singaporean actor and comedian, who appeared in Malayan films during the 1950s and  ...more
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalityUnited States of America, Singapore

    Gwendoline See-Hian Yeo (simplified Chinese: 杨时贤; traditional Chinese: 楊時賢; pinyin: Yáng Shíxián; born July 10, 1977) is an American actress, voice actress, writer and musician best known for her  ...more
  • You Only Live Twice, Swiss Family Robinson

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Andy Ho was an actor.  ...more