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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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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Shaka Zulu, The Colour of Magic, Gormenghast 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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Daisy Irani is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Under One Roof, Shararat Daisy Irani is a television actress, director and producer from Singapore. Born in a Zoroastrian family in India, she is best known for appearing in the role of Daisy in the popular Singapore TV ...more

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Jeanette Aw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Champion, Rhythm of Life, Breakout Jeanette Aw Ee-Ping, also known by her Chinese stage name Ou Xuan, is a Singaporean television actress.

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Jet Li is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
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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Anna Cummer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Gundam SEED, Monster Buster Club 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 Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Ultimatum, The Return of the Condor Heroes, Morning Express 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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Gong Li is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
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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Fiona Bruce is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Breakfast News, Crimewatch, Crimewatch UK Fiona Elizabeth Bruce is a British journalist, newsreader and television presenter. Since joining the BBC in 1989, she has gone on to present many flagship programmes for the corporation ...more

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Chen Liping is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Golden Path, The Hotel, Joys of Life Chen Liping is an actor.

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Huang Wenyong is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Golden Path, Measure of Man, Just in Singapore 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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Julia Nickson-Soul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Around the World in 80 Days, Rex Is Not Your Lawyer 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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Qi Yuwu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Champion, The Peak, The Little Nyonya 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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Phyllis Quek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
True Heroes, The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, The Little Fairy 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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Ann Kok is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
La Femme, The Oath, Happy Family Ann Kok is a Chinese Singaporean television actress and singer.

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Pierre Png is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd, Beyond, Rescue 995 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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Gwendoline Yeo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Wolverine and the X-Men, 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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Felicia Chin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Don't Stop Believin', The Champion, The Golden Path Felicia Chin Foon Ling, who was also once known by her Chinese stage name Chen Jingxuan, is a Singaporean actress and contracted artiste under MediaCorp.

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Heather Chasen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
EastEnders, Inspector Maigret Heather Chasen is an actress.

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Xiang Yun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Kinship, Beyond, Kinship Part 2 Chen Cuichang, better known by her Chinese stage name Xiang Yun, is a Singaporean actress and contracted artiste under MediaCorp. She is popularly referred to as MediaCorp's first "Ah ...more

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Richard Low is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
ABC DJ, Wok of Life, Absolutely Charming Richard Low, also known as Richard Loh or Liu Qianyi, is a Singaporean actor.

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Chen Shucheng is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Happy Family, The Unbeatables I, The Price of Peace Tan Soo Seng, better known as Chen Shucheng, is a Singaporean actor. He is one of MediaCorp's few artistes still active from the "black and white" era.

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Adrian Pang is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Maggi & Me, Deal or No Deal, Parental Guidance 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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Cynthia Koh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Kinship, Kinship Part 2, Kinship Part 1 Cynthia Koh, also known as Xu Meizhen, is a Singaporean actress and contracted artiste under MediaCorp. She is best known for acting in many Chinese-language television dramas produced by ...more

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Priscelia Chan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Golden Path, Dear, Dear Son-In-Law Priscelia Chan Shih Mei, also known as Zeng Shimei, is a Singaporean television actress and host who works on two channels of MediaCorp - Channel 8 and Channel 5.

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Annabel Chong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
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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Mark Lee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Number 96, Police & Thief 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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Shaun Chen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Happy Family, Beyond, Love Thy Neighbour Shaun Chen is a Malaysian actor currently based in Singapore. Chen is most notable for starring in the long-running drama series Holland V and for playing villains in several drama series.

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Fiona Xie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Champion, Calefare, Home in Toa Payoh 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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Steph Song is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
jPod 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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Chew Chor Meng is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Golden Path, Joys of Life, Wok of Life Chew Chor Meng, also known as Zhou Chuming, is a Singaporean television actor. Since 1990, he has been working with MediaCorp on the Chinese-language Channel 8 as a contracted artiste.

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Donita Rose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Ober Da Bakod, Larawan: A Special Drama Engagement Donita Rose-Villarama, also known as Donita Rose, Donita, is a Filipina actress, TV Host and former MTV Asia VJ.

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Zoe Tay is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
La Femme, The Ultimatum, A Million Treasures Zoe Tay Hui Gek, also known as Zheng Huiyu, is a Singaporean former model, actress, and contracted artiste under the studio MediaCorp. She is known in the Singaporean media as the "Queen of ...more

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Huang Biren is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Home in Toa Payoh, Patrol, Legend of the White Hair Brides Wee Pat Ling, better known as Huang Biren, is a Singaporean actress best known for appearing in many Chinese-language television dramas produced by MediaCorp's Channel 8. She left MediaCorp on ...more

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Li Nanxing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Golden Path, The Ultimatum, A Million Treasures Jonathan Lee Nam Chey, better known as Li Nanxing, is a Singaporean actor and contracted artiste under MediaCorp. He is best known for acting in many Chinese-language television dramas produced ...more

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Elvin Ng is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Don't Stop Believin', The Ultimatum, Rhythm of Life Elvin Ng is a Singaporean actor and model with Mediacorp.

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Jacintha Abisheganaden is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Price of Peace 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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Chen Hanwei is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
My School Daze, By My Side, It Takes Two 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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Rayson Tan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Beyond, The Price of Peace, Joys of Life Rayson Tan is a Singaporean MediaCorp actor.

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Gurmit Singh is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd, The Noose, Calefare 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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Zhang Yaodong is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Happily Ever After, Measure of Man, Joys of Life Zhang Yaodong is a Malaysian actor based in Singapore.

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Vernetta Lopez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Under One Roof, Oh Carol! Vernetta Lopez is a Singaporean actress and radio DJ. She played the role of Denise in MediaCorp's English language sitcom Under One Roof from 1995 to 2003.

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Patricia Mok is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Holland V, Reunion Dinner Patricia Mok is a Chinese Singaporean actress, best known for humorous roles on Comedy Nite during her stint as a JTEAM artiste.

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Wendy Kweh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Wendy Kweh is an actress of Chinese descent born in Singapore. She migrated to the United Kingdom in 1995. She lives in London.

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Yao Wenlong is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Kinship, Kinship Part 2, Kinship Part 1 Yao Wenlong is a Singapore-based Malaysian actor.

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Xie Shaoguang is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Holland V, The Golden Pillow, Stepping Out Xie Shaoguang, also known as Cha Shao-Kwong, is a retired Singaporean actor best known for acting in many Chinese-language television series produced by MediaCorp Channel 8. Since the start of ...more

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Apple Hong is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Love Is All Around, Joys of Life, In Pursuit of Peace Apple Hong is a Malaysian actress and singer. She is a Singaporean permanent resident.

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Kang Cheng Xi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
A Million Treasures, Just in Singapore, Like Father Kang Cheng Xi, also known as Jiang Chengxi, is a Singaporean actor. He first entered showbiz through the competition Star Idol but has since left MediaCorp to concentrate on university studies.

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Nancy Lam is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
The Kids of Degrassi Street Nancy Lam is a celebrity chef famous for her Oriental food and television appearances.

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Michelle Goh is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Human Cargo 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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Adam Chen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Singapore
Let It Shine, Welcome Home, My Love Adam Chen is a Singaporean television and film actor.