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Famous TV Actors from Singapore

TV actors ply their trade all over the world, and many of the best actors on TV are from Singapore. On this list, you'll find Singaporean TV actors and actresses. Singapore has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have starred in comedies, dramas, soap operas, and everything in between. These are some of the most talented Singaporean TV stars that have ever lived. If you're an aspiring actor or actress from Singapore, you'll find your heroes right here. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Singapore, look no further.

With TV actors ranging from Xiang Yun to Jeanette Aw, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites. This list answers big questions such as, "Who are the best Singaporean TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Singapore?"  This list of the TV stars of Singapore is a resource for lovers of Singapore's rich TV scene, so scroll away and use it wisely.
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  • Shaka Zulu, The Colour of Magic

    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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    Daisy Irani

    Under One Roof, Shararat

    BirthplaceIndia, Mumbai

    NationalityIndia, Singapore

    Daisy Irani is an Indian television actress, director and producer from Singapore.  ...more
  • The Champion, Rhythm of Life

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Jeanette Aw Ee-Ping (born 28 June 1979), better known by her stage name Ou Xuan (欧萱), is an actress, filmmaker and author. Aw was named as one of the Seven Princesses of Mediacorp in 2006, after  ...more
  • 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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  • Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Gundam SEED

    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

    The Ultimatum, The Return of the Condor Heroes

    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
  • 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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    Fiona Bruce

    Breakfast News, Crimewatch

    BirthplaceSingapore City, Singapore

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, Singapore

    Fiona Elizabeth Bruce (born 25 April 1964) is a British journalist, newsreader and television presenter. Since joining the BBC as a researcher for Panorama in 1989, she has gone on to become the  ...more
  • The Golden Path, The Hotel

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Tan Lee Peng (Chinese: 陈莉萍, born 22 August 1965), known professionally as Chen Liping, is a Singaporean actress and former top model and managed under Hype Records.   ...more
  • The Golden Path, Measure of Man

    BirthplaceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    NationalityMalaysia, Singapore

    Huang Wenyong (25 July 1952 – 20 April 2013) was a Malaysia-born Singaporean former actor and former teacher of Chinese descent as local media and fellow referred to as "Ah Ge" (senior actor) due to  ...more
  • Around the World in 80 Days, Rex Is Not Your Lawyer

    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 Champion, The Peak

    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
  • True Heroes, The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber

    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
  • La Femme, The Oath

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Ann Kok also known as her Chinese name, Guo Shu Xian (郭淑贤) (born as Guo Shu Xian (郭淑娴) on 11 January 1973) is a Singaporean television actress. She is a prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from  ...more
  • Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd, Beyond

    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
  • Wolverine and the X-Men, Broken Trail

    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
  • Don't Stop Believin', The Champion

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Felicia Chin Foong Ling (simplified Chinese: 陈凤玲; traditional Chinese: 陳鳳玲; pinyin: chén fèng líng; born 24 October 1984), who was also once known by her Chinese stage name Chen Jing Xuan 陈靓瑄 from  ...more
  • EastEnders, Inspector Maigret

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore, England

    Heather Chasen is an actress.  ...more
  • Kinship, Beyond

    NationalitySingapore

    Chen Cuichang (born 27 October 1961), better known by her stage name Xiang Yun, is a Singaporean actress & television host. She is commonly referred to as MediaCorp's first "Ah Jie" (Senior  ...more
  • ABC DJ, Wok of Life

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Richard Low (Chinese: 刘谦益; Wade–Giles: Liu2 Chien1 I4; born 19 June 1952), also known as Richard Loh or Liu Qianyi, is a Singaporean actor. He is best known for acting in many Chinese-language  ...more
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    Chen Shucheng

    Happy Family, The Unbeatables I

    NationalitySingapore

    Tan Soo Seng, better known as Chen Shucheng, (Chinese: 陈澍城, born 21 October 1949) is a Singaporean actor and television host. He is one of Mediacorp's few artistes still active from the "black and  ...more
  • Maggi & Me, Deal or No Deal

    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
  • Kinship, Kinship Part 2

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Cynthia Koh (born 25 March 1974), also known as Xu Mei Zhen 许美珍, is a Singaporean actress. She is best known for acting in many television dramas produced by MediaCorp Channel 8.   ...more
  • The Golden Path, Dear

    BirthplaceSingapore

    NationalitySingapore

    Priscelia Chan Shih Mei, also known as Zeng Shimei, is a Singaporean television actress and host.  ...more
  • Number 96, Police & Thief

    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