Birth Place Matching "Singapore" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. 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. ...

2. Jackson Rathbone

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

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 ...

3. Julia Nickson

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 ...

4. Ramon Tikaram

Actor | Jupiter Ascending

Ramon Tikaram was born on May 16, 1967 in Singapore. He is an actor, known for Jupiter Ascending (2015), Vampire Academy (2014) and Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014).

5. Louis Theroux

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 ...

6. Fiona Xie

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

Fiona Xie was born on January 24, 1982 in Singapore as Fiona Xie Wan Yu. She is an actress, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Rule Number One (2008) and Fist of Dragon (2011).

7. Gwendoline Yeo

Actress | An American Girl Story: Ivy & Julie 1976 - A Happy Balance

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 ...

8. 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...

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. 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 ...

11. 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...

12. Tony Anholt

Actor | Space: 1999

Tony Anholt was born on January 19, 1941 in Singapore as Anthony Anholt. He was an actor, known for Space: 1999 (1975), The Protectors (1972) and Howards' Way (1985). He was married to Tracey Childs and Sheila Willet. He died on July 26, 2002 in London, England.

13. Pierre Png

Actor | Gin gwai

Pierre Png was born on October 29, 1973 in Singapore as Pierre Theodore Png Tiang Huat. He is an actor, known for The Eye (2002), Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and Phua Chu Kang (1996). He has been married to Andrea De Cruz since October 18, 2003.

14. Kheng Hua Tan

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, ...

15. Sharon Tay

Actress | Independence Day

Sharon Tay was born on October 15, 1966 in Singapore. She is an actress, known for Independence Day (1996), Fast Five (2011) and Eagle Eye (2008).

16. 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. Jeanette Aw

Actress | Breakout

Jeanette Aw is the youngest of her parents' 3 children. She has an elder brother & sister. She graduated from National University of Singapore. She was among the first newcomer actresses to be recruited by the now defunct MediaWorks in early 2001. She won the "Most Popular Newcomer Award" and and "...

18. Lydia Look

Crazy Rich Asians

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 ...

19. Angela Lin

Actress | Little America

Angela Lin was born on March 14, 1981 in Singapore. She is an actress and director, known for Little America (2019), Hawaii Five-0 (2010) and The Big Bang Theory (2007).

21. Fiona Bruce

Actress | Taking the Flak

Fiona Bruce was born on April 25, 1964 in Singapore. She is an actress and writer, known for Taking the Flak (2009), Tracey Ullman's Show (2016) and The Vicar of Dibley (1994). She has been married to Nigel Sharrocks since July 1994. They have two children.

22. Kee Chan

Actor | Mortal Engines

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 "...

23. Chloe Ng

Actress | Wentworth

Chloe Ng was born on November 9, 1991 in Singapore as Chloe Ng Xue Ling. She is an actress, known for Wentworth (2013), Neighbours (1985) and The Fo-Fo Figgily Show (2018).

24. Adrian Pang

Actor | Spy Game

Adrian Pang was born in 1966 in Singapore. He is an actor, known for Spy Game (2001), Bait (2012) and Blackhat (2015).

25. 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...

26. Mark Lee

Actor | Qian bu gou yong 2

Mark Lee was born on October 16, 1968 in Singapore as Mark Lee Kok Huang. He is an actor and director, known for Money No Enough II (2008), Police & Thief (2004) and Na ge bu gou (1999).

27. 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 ...

28. 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 (...

29. Eric Khoo

Director | Be with Me

Cultural Medallion recipient and award winning film maker Eric Khoo who helms Zhao Wei Films/ Gorylah Pictures has been credited for reviving the Singapore film industry and for putting Singapore onto the International film map in 1995. He was the first Singaporean to have his films invited to ...

30. Anna Cummer

Actress | The Triple Eight

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 ...

31. Pearry Reginald Teo

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 ...

32. 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....

33. 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 ...

34. Michelle Goh

Actress | Dark Angel

Michelle Goh was born on September 9, 1973 in Singapore. She is an actress, known for Dark Angel (2000), Human Cargo (2004) and Smallville (2001).

35. Cheryl Chin

Actress | Machete

Cheryl Chin was born on November 11, 1979 in Singapore. She is an actress, known for Machete (2010), Beneath the Darkness (2011) and Mongolian Death Worm (2010).

36. Amrit Sandhu

Actor | Qi: Spacetime Warriors

Canadian actor, Amrit Sandhu, was born in Singapore as the youngest of 3. He immigrated to Canada in 2000 where he continued his public education. He obtained his Bachelors Degree from the University of Calgary in 2016 prior to his transition to Vancouver where he currently resides. Amrit Sandhu ...

37. Cal Bellini

Actor | Little Big Man

Cal Bellini was born on June 9, 1935 in Singapore as Khalid Ibrahim. He was an actor, known for Little Big Man (1970), Diagnosis: Unknown (1960) and Kate McShane (1975). He died on April 9, 2017 in California, USA.

38. Charissa Saverio

Soundtrack | Go

Charissa Saverio was born on December 7, 1969 in Singapore. She is an actress, known for Go (1999), Enough (2002) and The Magnificent Raiders of Dimension War One (2020).

39. Sing Chen

Actor | Double Impact

Sing Chen was born on March 17, 1940 in Singapore. He is known for his work on Double Impact (1991), Fan dau mui (1984) and Shanghai 13 (1984).

40. 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 ...

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 ...

42. Yuvraj Kalsi

Actor | Unkept

Yuvraj Kalsi is a Canadian actor. Born in Singapore, lives in Vancouver, Canada. He has always been active in school talent shows and coming up with new ideas every year. At the age of 9, he wanted to pursue acting and has been doing it since then. Very passionate about acting and always engaged in...

43. 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.

44. Melody Chen

Actress | The Teenage Textbook Movie

Melody was born and raised in Singapore to a Singaporean-Chinese father and a Thai-English mother. After completing her O'levels, Melody juggled tertiary education while starring in a regular role for Singapore's local television sitcom, Happy Belly ( 1996 ). Thereafter, she went on to expand her ...

45. Nicole Joy Tan

Actress | Summer Heights High

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 ...

46. Thomas Lim

Actor | Sea of Mirrors

Thomas Lim is Head of Sun Entertainment Culture Los Angeles and a prominent filmmaker in Macau, best known for writing and directing local movies "Roulette City" and "Sea of Mirrors." Both films garnered immense media coverage by major local and regional press. "Roulette City" was commercially ...

47. Hugo Ng

Actor | Da ba yao sha tong an

Hugo Ng was born on August 22, 1959 in Singapore as Kwei Ann Goh. He is an actor and director, known for God or Dog (1997), Si wang jian yu (1994) and You sha cuo mao ai cuo (1999). He has been married to Lily Chung since 1995. They have one child.

48. Aloysius Pang

Actor | C.L.I.F.

Aloysius Pang was born on August 24, 1990 in Singapore as Wei Chong Pang. He was an actor, known for C.L.I.F. (2011), The Truth Seekers (2016) and World at Your Feet (2014). He died on January 23, 2019 in Hamilton, New Zealand.

49. Royston Tan

Director | 15: The Movie

Royston Tan was born on October 5, 1976 in Singapore. He is a director and writer, known for 15: The Movie (2003), 4:30 (2005) and 12 Lotus (2008).

50. Rui En

Actress | Unriddle

A familiar face to TV audience, Rui En first emerged to stardom as the iconic "running girl" in a telecom commercial. From then, she soared to fame with her independent yet edgy façade, which strongly exudes the confidence and poise of women of the new age.

A versatile and hardworking artiste who is...

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