It is needless to mention about the penchant of Singaporeans to arts and entertainment. The government of Singapore supports a large number of media related schools and colleges. It is vital to mention that broadcasting and entertainment of Singapore is one of the strategic media hubs of Asia- Pacific region. The media sector accounts for major part of the gross income of the country. When it comes to the cinema of Singapore; the history reveals that prior to its independence during 1940s and 50s the film industry of Singapore was at its highest peak of success but, it crashed soon after its independence. However the year 2005 saw a mini boom in the Singaporean film industry.
Here’s a list of top 10 all time famous Singaporean actors winning hearts of people in the country and abroad:
1.Adam Chen (born 24 June 1976): A civil engineer by profession at the National University of Singapore started his career in the glamour world with a talent show of the SPH Media Works. He has the credit f working in number of print and television commercial and has also hosted the TV series Yummy Mummy.
2.Fann Woon Fong (born 27 January 1971): This Singaporean actress, model and singer has several accolades in her hat. She had won the Best Actress and Best Debutante award in the Singapore Star Awards, in 1995. She is the also the youngest actress to win the All Time Favorite Award, which in itself speaks of her popularity among fellow citizens.
3.Adrian Pang Yeow Soon (born 8 January 1966): Popularly known as Adrian Pang, he is a Malaysian born host and anchor of Singapore Televisions. His acting prominence started in the 1990s by working with TV dramas produced by the Media Works and SPH Media Works.
4.Ann Kok (born 11 January 1973): She is a TV actress and Singer of Singapore. She started her acting career by working at Media Corp Channel 8 after winning a local talent search Star Search. She is also regarded as the third most popular actress in the Chinese language film industry of Singapore.
5.Qi Yuwu (born 28 November 1976) : Qi Yuwu is a contracted artiste of Singapore. He has won the title of Mr. Personality in the Asian Start Search in 1999. He has won a number of accolades in his acting career including Best Actor Award in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012 by the Star Awards.
6.Chen Liping (born 22 August 1965): Chen Liping is a Singaporean actress. Her acting career began at the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation. She became prominent with her role as Miss Ai-Yo-Yo. She has many awards in recognition of her talent. Twice she has won the Best Actress Award for her outstanding acting prowess.
8.Li Nanxing (born 7 November, 1964) : Favorite and loved by citizens of Singapore owing to his marvelous acting skills in many television dramas produced by the Media Corp Channel 8. though popularly known as Li Nanxing among his fans, Singapore's this will known actor's original name is Jonathan Lee Nam Chey.
9.Neo Chee Keong (born 24 January 1956): He is a well known actor, host and director in Singapore. Neo received the Best Director Award in the year 1998 at the Silver Screen Awards for his short film and in 1999 he received the Life Time Achievement Award for his contribution to the Singapore Film Industry.
10.Mark Lee Kok Huang (born 16 October 1968) : Mark Lee is one of the most popular Singaporean actors due to comic acting skills. He started his acting career in the year 1998 at the Media Corp Channels. He has a number of accolades to his acting credits including the Best Comedy Performer at Star Awards 1998 and 2003.
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