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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Malaysia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Malaysia, as in some cases Malaysia may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Malaysia then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Malaysia, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Examples of items on this list include Michelle Yeoh and Michael Gough.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Malaysia?" and "Which famous actors were born in Malaysia?"

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'Punnagai Poo' Gheetha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
'Punnagai Poo' Gheetha 'Punnagai Poo' Gheetha is a Malaysian Tamil radio persoanlity, film producer and actress, who works in Malaysia and the Tamil film industry in India. Starting her career in the early 2000s, ...more

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Adia Chan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Adia Chan age 46 - Adia Chan is an Indonesian-born Hong Kong actress, singer, model, and spokesperson.

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Adrian Pang is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Adrian Pang age 51 - 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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Ahmad Mahmud is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Ahmad Mahmud Died at 81 (1927-2008) - Ahmad Mahmud was an actor.

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Amber Chia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Amber Chia age 36 - Amber Chia is a Malaysian model, actress, TV host and brand ambassador. She was born in Teluk Intan, Malaysia, but grew up in the city of Tawau, in Sabah, East Malaysia. She began her modelling ...more

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Amir Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Amir Muhammad age 45 - Amir Muhammad is a writer and independent filmmaker based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was born on 5 December 1972 in Kuala Lumpur and was educated at the University of East Anglia. He has been ...more

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Angelica Lee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Angelica Lee age 41 - Angelica Lee is a Malaysian Chinese film actress and pop singer. She started her career in singing and later moved on to acting in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Lee starred in The Eye, the hit Asian ...more

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Angie Cheung is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Angie Cheung age 44 - Angie Cheong Wai-yee is a Hong Kong-based Malaysian Chinese actress. She won the Miss Chinese Malaysia in 1992 and went to Hong Kong to compete for the Miss Chinese International in 1993. After ...more

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Ann Burbrook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Ann Burbrook age 52 - Ann Burbrook, sometimes credited as Annie Burbrook, is an Australian actress.

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Azean Irdawaty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Azean Irdawaty Died at 63 (1950-2013) - Azean Irdawaty is an actress.

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Azharr Rudin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Azharr Rudin age 36 - Azharr Rudin (born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia) is a Malaysian film maker. He has made several short films and worked as film editor for several works including The Last Communist (2006).

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Aziz M. Osman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Aziz M. Osman age 55 - Aziz M. Osman is a Malaysian actor and director. He has been involved in a number of other areas of the Malaysian film industry as well, having been a producer, screenwriter and editor. He is ...more

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Erra Fazira is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Erra Fazira age 43 - Erra Fazira is a Malaysian actress, singer, fashion model, TV Host, film producer, as well as former beauty queen. Also known as "Primadona Malay Films of the New Millennium" She rose ...more

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Aznil Nawawi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Aznil Nawawi age 55 - Datuk Aznil bin Haji Nawawi, better known as Aznil Nawawi, Aznil Haji Nawawi, Aznil or Pak Nil, is a TV host in Malaysia. He won the Best Talk Show Award at the Asian Television Awards 2005 in ...more

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Bront Palarae is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Bront Palarae age 39 - Bront Palarae, is a Malaysian actor, screenwriter, director and producer.

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Carmen Soo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Carmen Soo age 40 - Carmen Soo is a Malaysian Chinese model and actress.

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Catriona Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Catriona Ross age 37 - Catriona Ross is an actress.

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Chacko Vadaketh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Chacko Vadaketh age 53 - Chacko Vadaketh is a Malaysian actor, writer, television personality and MC.

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Chen Hanwei is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Chen Hanwei age 48 - 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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Christine Sham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Christine Sham Christine Sham is an actress and film score composer.

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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Christopher Lee age 95 - 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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Claudia Wells is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Claudia Wells age 51 - Claudia Grace Wells is an American actress.

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Danielle Graham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Danielle Graham Danielle Graham is an actor.

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Dato Rahim Razali is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Dato Rahim Razali age 78 - Dato Rahim Razali is a film actor.

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Debbie Goh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Debbie Goh age 39 - Debbie Goh is a Malaysian actress.

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Don Cruz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Don Cruz Don Cruz was a member of the musical group Audiotraffic.

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Drew MacIver is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Drew MacIver age 47 - Drew MacIver is an actor.

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Dulcie Gray is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Dulcie Gray Died at 96 (1915-2011) - Dulcie Gray, CBE was a British singer and actress of stage, screen and television, a mystery writer and lepidopterist.

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Elaine Daly is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Elaine Daly Elaine Daly is an actress.

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Elwyn Brook-Jones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Elwyn Brook-Jones Died at 51 (1911-1962) - Elwyn Brook-Jones was a British film and television actor.

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Emma Yong is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Emma Yong Died at 37 (1975-2012) - Emma Yong was an actress.

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Erma Fatima is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Erma Fatima age 49 - Erma Fatima is a film director and actress.

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Faizal Hussein is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Faizal Hussein age 50 - Faizal Hussein is an actor.

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Farid Kamil is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Farid Kamil age 36 - Farid Kamil is a Malaysian actor. He is a well-known male model turned actor and is arguably one of the most famous male actors in Malaysia as of current. Kamil had also been dubbed "Hero ...more

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Fasha Sandha is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Fasha Sandha age 33 - Nur Fasha Sandha binti Hassan or commercially known as Fasha Sandha is a Malaysian actress who has appeared in movies, television shows, and commercials.

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Fauzi Nawawi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Fauzi Nawawi Fauzi Nawawi is an actor.

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Franklyn Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Franklyn Bellamy Died at 75 (1886-1961) - Franklyn Bellamy was an actor.

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Fung Bo Bo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Fung Bo Bo age 63 - Petrina Fung Bo Bo is a Hong Kong actress. She is the daughter of Hong Kong actor Feng Feng and the sister of actor Fung Hak-On. She started her career as a child actress.

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Glynn Edwards is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Glynn Edwards age 86 - Glynn Edwards is a British actor. Edwards was born in Malaya and trained as an actor at Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. He is best known for his role as Dave 'the barman' Harris, owner of ...more

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Guang Liang is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Guang Liang age 47 - Michael Wong Kong Leong, born 30 August 1970, is a Malaysian Chinese singer and composer who has sung and written many love-themed ballads or love songs, many of which have high popularity. Wong ...more

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Ho Yuhang is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Ho Yuhang age 46 - Ho Yuhang is a film director, actor and screenwriter.

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Huang Wenyong is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Huang Wenyong Died at 61 (1952-2013) - 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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Huiqin Zhuo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Huiqin Zhuo Huiqin Zhuo is an actress.

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Hunt Hoe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Hunt Hoe age 49 - Hunt Hoe is a film director, producer, screenwriter and actor.

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Huzir Sulaiman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Huzir Sulaiman age 44 - Huzir Sulaiman is a Malaysian actor, director and writer based in Singapore. One of Malaysia's leading dramatists, acclaimed for his vibrant, inventive use of language and incisive insight into ...more

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Iqram Dinzly is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Iqram Dinzly age 36 - Muhammad Iqram Dinzly bin Muhammad Saipuddin or Iqram Dinzly is a Malaysian actor, model and television host.

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Irene Ng is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Irene Ng age 43 - Irene Ng is a Malaysian-born American former actress best known for playing Shelby Woo on Nickelodeon's The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, which aired from 1996 to 1999.

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Ismail Jamaludin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Ismail Jamaludin age 29 - Ismail Jamaludin is an actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer.

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Jaclyn Victor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Jaclyn Victor age 39 - Jaclyn Joshua Thanaraj Victor, popularly known as Jaclyn Victor, is a Malaysian singer and actress who won the inaugural Malaysian Idol and Ikon Malaysia. As the winner of Malaysian Idol, she ...more

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Jalaja is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Malaysia
Jalaja age 54 - Jalaja is an actor.