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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  • Jet Li
    The Expendables, The Expendables 2, Hero
    • Birthplace: Beijing, China
    • Nationality: Singapore
    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
  • Gong Li
    Memoirs of a Geisha, Miami Vice, Raise the Red Lantern
    • Birthplace: Shenyang, China
    • Nationality: China, 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
  • Chen Sing
    Demon Fighter, The Deadly Duo, Wu Tang Clan Presents: Kung Fu of 8 Drunkards
    • Birthplace: Thailand
    • Nationality: China
    Chan Sing (born 29 December 1936) is a retired Hong Kong actor born in Bangkok.
  • Julia Nickson-Soul
    Rambo: First Blood Part II, Sidekicks, Double Dragon
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Nationality: United 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
  • Anna Cummer
    The Barbie Diaries, Barbie Presents: Thumbelina, The Legend of Silk Boy
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Nationality: Canada, Singapore
    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
  • Fann Wong

    Fann Wong

    Shanghai Knights, Zodiac: The Race Begins, When I Fall in Love... with Both
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Nationality: Singapore
    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