Birth Place Matching "Singapore" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Last Airbender
Internationally recognized for his breakout role as Jasper Hale in The Twilight Saga (2008-2012) Jackson Rathbone was born to American parents living in the Republic of Singapore. Growing up internationally, Jackson spent his adolescent years living in Tananger, Norway and Midland, Texas. After ...
Actress | China Cry: A True Story
Julia Nickson was born on the beautiful island city of Singapore. Her early years were spent in the vales of Wiltshire, England, followed by the red rock canyons of the Zambezi river in Africa, but she returned to Singapore after her father's death, when she was six. From the age of seven to ...
3. Ross Butler
Actor | Shazam!
Ross Fleming Butler was born in Singapore, and was raised in the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area. He attended Ohio State University studying Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering, but decided to drop out after one year after discovering he had no passion or interest in that field of study. ...
4. Chin Han
Actor | The Dark Knight
Named one of Asia's 25 greatest actors of all time by CNNGo (a division of CNN) alongside stars like Japan's Toshiro Mifune and India's Amitabh Bachchan and nominated for Variety's Asian Star of the Year Award in 2013, Chin Han's 20 year career has spanned many international theater, television and...
Writer | When Louis Met... Jimmy
Louis Theroux was born on May 20, 1970 in Singapore as Louis Sebastian Theroux. He is a writer and producer, known for When Louis Met... Jimmy (2000), My Scientology Movie (2015) and Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998). He has been married to Nancy Strang since July 7, 2012. They have three ...
Gwendoline's breakthrough was a Series Regular role on Desperate Housewives as naughty maid Xiao-Mei. She was then handpicked by Robert Duvall to star opposite him on Emmy Winning Western Broken Trail which garnered her a NAMIC Vision award nominated for best supporting actress.
She starred in the ...
Actress | Crazy Rich Asians
Tan Kheng Hua is a well-known and respected award-winning actress/producer in Singapore and Malaysia. Kheng has been seen in The Philanthropist (NBC), The Patriarch (UFA), and Serangoon Road (HBO Asia Original Series). Her recent role, as "Empress Dowager" in Netflix's Original Series, Marco Polo, ...
9. Jason Durr
Actor | Heartbeat
After classical training at LAMDA, Jason was discovered by Trevor Nunn and invited to join the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company. Jason starred as Claudio in 'Measure for Measure', Paul in the 'Blue Angel', Malcolm' in Adrian Noble's landmark production of 'Macbeth' with Derek Jacobi and Ben...
10. Tila Tequila
Actress | I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Singapore-born, Houston-raised Tila "Tequila" Nguyen has become a pop culture sensation. She is one of the most popular personalities in cyberspace, breaking records on MySpace, with a record breaking 1.4 million friends, as well as Facebook.
Raised in a Buddhist temple, the Vietnamese teenager soon...
11. Erika Tham
Actress | Make It Pop
Erika Tham, a multi-ethnic beauty, is an up-and-coming actress best known for her role as 'Corki' on the Nickelodeon series "Make It Pop". The series is a first of its kind, starring three young teenage girls of Asian Canadian descent as strong role models for young girls in an age where an ...
13. Fann Wong
Actress | Shanghai Knights
Fann Wong is a Singapore-born actress-singer-model of Chinese origin. Born on 27 January 1971, she derived her artiste name, Fann Wong, from a combination of her father's surname (Fann) and her mother's surname (Wong). With GCE 'A' Levels and a diploma in fashion merchandising from the La Salle ...
15. Philip Tan
Stunts | Inception
Phil Tan was born in Singapore where he spent his childhood and then at the age of five moved to the UK. Phil started off his athletic career as a gymnast where he became the British Youth Tumbling champion and a member of the British squad for many years. Years later after getting into martial ...
17. Lydia Look
Lydia Look, a multiple award winning multi-lingual actress and adept at both comedy and drama, is described in the Lifetime TV Movie Mistress Hunter as "Lydia's character, Hannah, is unsettlingly confident and shrewd...She's not someone you would want to mess with. Ever! That being said, Look ...
18. Angela Lin
Actress | Little America
Broadway actress Angela Lin was born and raised in Singapore before immigrating to San Jose, California one month before the 6.9 Loma Prieta Earthquake.
Not long after coming to America, Angela discovered her passion for theater and telling stories. She attended Abraham Lincoln High, a performance ...
20. Desiree Siahaan
Actress | Whispers of the Dead
Born in Singapore, and a child of the world, Desiree's lineage combines her father's Indonesian and Chinese heritage with her mother's unique descent of Dutch, Portuguese, Filipino, and Spanish. This combination creates Desiree's truly exotic essence and beauty.
As a child, Desiree was cast in ...
22. Anna Cummer
Actress | Kidô senshi Gundam Seed
Anna Cummer was born in Singapore on January 2nd 1977. She had the good fortune of spending half of her adolescence in Southeast Asia and the other half in Saskatchewan. After finishing high school at the French International School in Hong Kong, Anna seized the opportunity to study drama in ...
24. Sandi Tan
Director | Shirkers
Sandi Tan published a cult zine called The Exploding Cat at 16 and at 22 became the film critic at The Straits Times, Singapore's largest newspaper (1995-1997). Then she threw all that away to run off to film school at Columbia University. Her short films Moveable Feast and Gourmet Baby have played...
25. Fiona Bruce
Actress | The Vicar of Dibley
Fiona Bruce was born on April 25, 1964 in Singapore. She is an actress and writer, known for The Vicar of Dibley (1994), Taking the Flak (2009) and Tracey Ullman's Show (2016). She has been married to Nigel Sharrocks since July 1994. They have two children.
26. Paulyn Sun
Actress | Koroshiya 1
Paulyn Sun is an Singapore-born actress and Miss Singapore of 1994 and represented her country at Miss Universe. She quit her job in business development to launch an acting career in Hong Kong. Her first acting role was in the movie "The Golden Girls (1995)."
In 1996 she was offered 20 million (...
28. Jaime Chew
Actress | Marco Polo
Jaime Chew is an actress known for Marco Polo (2014) playing the recurring role of Princess Ling Ling (Season 2).
Jaime was featured on the cover of Harpers Bazaar (Kids) in 2011, and has gone on to appear in Print Ads, TV Commercials, Voice Overs (Mandarin and English) and Short Films in Singapore....
Writer | The Gene Generation
Pearry Reginald Teo was born in July 23rd 1978. He started making films at the later stage than most filmmakers, when he was 22 years old. His first short film Liberata Me (2002) was screened at Cannes, won Best Horror at the New York International Film Festival and an Award of Excellence from The ...
30. Leslie Charteris
Writer | The Saint
Worked in a tin mine, on a rubber plantation, as a gold prospector, as a bartender and as a professional bridge player before writing. The first Saint book, written when he was 20 years old, was his third book and the only one of his first five novels to feature the Saint. Wrote nearly a hundred ...
31. Nicole Joy Tan
Actress | 6 Plots
Nicole was born in Singapore and raised in Melbourne, Australia. At a young age she danced with the Australian Ballet, being in their associated program for over 8 years. There, she danced in many of the company's productions including the company's Madame Butterfly, The Nutcracker and the Royal ...
32. Kee Chan
Commencing his first theatrical role in 1992's "TURTLE BEACH", Kee soon landed his first major role as Fedallah, the lead support to Patrick Stewart (Captain Ahab), in "MOBY DICK". In early 2000, successfully cast in "MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE II" followed by Kee playing opposite Dennis Hopper in "...
33. Gillian Tan
Actress | The Black Rabbit
Starting out as a commercial model in tropical Singapore, Jilly Tan has made a living as a professional performer since 1999, carving out a career in Singapore television, the main media in her local industry. Besides a multitude of lead episodic, guest and recurring roles on all the local network ...
40. Natashja Rathore
Director | Still Rolling: The DDLJ Story
Born in Singapore, raised in Mumbai, an undergraduate alumna of LASALLE College of the Arts, and a postgraduate alumna of The London Film School, Natashja has not only lived in and understood the culture and work ethos of the East and West but also has an extensive network of creative collaborators...
41. Ase Wang
Actress | The Prince & Me: The Elephant Adventure
Ase, one of the most successful young models in Thailand, comes from a background of mixed heritage with Chinese and Swedish parentage. She is fluent in English, Swedish and semi-fluent in Mandarin and Thai. Having grown up in Singapore, but based in Bangkok, Thailand, she has worked in various ...
45. Mona Chong
Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Mona Chong was born in 1945 in Singapore. She was an actress, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), The 2nd Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World (1965) and Secret Agent (1964). She was married to Neville M Bass and Neville Bass. She died in 2017.
47. Sharmaine Yeoh
Actress | The Possession
Sharmaine was born and raised in Singapore but moved to Canada in 1998 to pursue animal studies. She fell in love with the film industry and has been pursuing it ever since. Sharmaine has worked as a crew member in various departments behind the scenes before stepping out in front of the camera.
48. Ruth Langsford
Actress | Lemon La Vida Loca
Ruth Langsford was born on March 17, 1960 in Singapore. She is an actress, known for Lemon La Vida Loca (2012), Annually Retentive (2006) and The Keith Lemon Sketch Show (2015). She has been married to Eamonn Holmes since June 26, 2010. They have one child.
49. Aaron Aziz
Actor | Suamiku Encik Perfect 10!
Aaron Aziz was born on February 23, 1976 in Singapore as Aaron Mustapha Aziz. He is an actor and director, known for Suamiku Encik Perfect 10! (2015), Romeo Kota (2015) and Tik Tik Tik (2018). He has been married to Diyana Halik since August 3, 2003. They have two children.
50. Vernetta Lopez
Actress | Equals
Vernetta Lopez is an actress, radio DJ, professional emcee and voice over artiste. She's known for her role as Denise in the long running sitcom, 'Under One Roof' and is a well-known radio personality on Gold 905FM. She's a recognizable and popular figure in Singapore's entertainment industry and ...