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Aff Taksaorn Paksukcharern (แอฟ) or Taksaorn Paksukcharern (ทักษอร ภักดิ์สุขเจริญ) is a very famous actress in Thailand, she began her career at the age of 17, by posing in the magazine "ploygampetch".
She appeared in many magazine: LISA, IN, WE, Volume, HI, Lips, Image … and MORE. She played in many lakorn and she began famous with the lakorn "Jum Leuy Ruk" (Defandant of Love or Prisoner of Love) (thai: จำเลยรัก); she plays "Soraya" (nang'ek) along with Aum Atichart as "Harit" (pra'ek).
You won’t find any shots of a scantily dressed Aff. She’s a star of the lakorn, the overly dramatic Thai television serials, also called soap operas. And therefore a good girl, a serious girl. That doesn’t mean she can’t be enchanting. A seemingly most traditional Thai girl, Aff mixes Thainess with unique exotic zest. Well, some women just don’t have to show more to impress more – and they still enjoy a dedicated discipleship. Aff is not the kinky, but a tiny, pure Southeast Asian beauty. She went to Chula’s Faculty of Communication Arts and has a master degree from the U.S. The elder of two sisters insists she has never been and will never be a hi-so girl and is kind of proud to come from a
Jirayu "Kao" La-ongmanee (Thai: จิรายุ (เก้า) ละอองมณี, born 29 October 1995) is a Thai teenage actor. He has starred in several Thai soap operas and films, and has done advertising and modelling work as well.
Jirayu lives with his mother Woranuch La-ongmanee in Bangkok, and attends Amatyakul School. His was discovered at the age of five when with his mother, who was accompanying a friend's child at a model casting session. He then began acting in several television soap operas (lakorn), becoming widely noted for his role as Santi, a difficult child, in 2005's Fa Krachang Dao. He was then invited to try for a cinematic role in King Naresuan, in which he played the role of young Boonthing. He has since acted in four other feature films and has numerous television, advertising and modelling works. And Last "Jirayu" with the music , "Wi Na Tee Diew Tao Nan"(Just A Second Only) after the song. "Toom Yhu Nai Jai(acoustic Version)"(Deep in my heart) song in the film, Suck Seed Has been well received. Most visitors on Youtube.com to "9,950,000 Views" and music, "Just A Second Only" With "Nat Nattasha" heroine of the film Suck Seed is heroine of music vedio.
Theeradej Wongpuapan (Ken) (Thai: ธีรเดช วงศ์พัวพันธ์) (born December 3, 1977 in Bangkok, Thailand), is a Thai actor, model and presenter. His father is one of the top actors in Thailand who persuaded him to start his career in acting.
Ken is currently one of Thailand's most popular actors. He gained immense popularity after his work in the series called Song Rao Nirun Dorn. He received the "Top Award" for "Best Leading Actor" two years straight for his work in Song Rao Nirun Dorn and Oum Ruk.
Theeradej Wongpuapan is the youngest child of Weeraprawat Wongpuapan (his father) and Kanchana Wongpuapan (his mother). His father is a director and mother is a TV drama writer; her pseudonyms are Worapan Rawee, Leelawadee and Daeng Rawee.
He began acting at the suggestion of his father. In 1985, when he was seven years old, he appeared in The Six Siblings (หกพี่น้อง) on Channel 3, which was directed by his father. He next acted in the TV drama My Sweet Orange Tree (ต้นส้มแสนรัก) on Channel 3. He then stopped acting to attend เซนต์ดอมินิก School until he was in high school. Then, he shortly studied for his bachelor's degree at ABAC University before he went to study at the Brooks Institute of
Porntip Papanai (Thai: พรทิพย์ ปาปะนัย, nickname "Cartoon", b. 1982 in Krabi) is a Thai actress and model. Among her film roles are supporting parts in Pen-Ek Ratanaruang's Monrak Transistor (2001), in which she played the country singer Dao, and Ploy (2007), in which she portrayed Tum, the hotel maid.
She portrayed the legendary Thai ghost Mae Nak in Ghost of Mae Nak in 2005. She will also be featured in the 2007 film by Nonzee Nimibutr, Queen of Langkasuka.
Paula Taylor (Thai: พอลล่า เทเลอร์, born as Punlapa Margaret Taylor on January 20, 1983, in Bangkok, Thailand) is an Australian-Thai actress, model and presenter.
Paula was born in Chulalankorn hospital, Bangkok Thailand. Two weeks after she was born, the family returned to Australia. Her father is of English descent and her mother is of Thai descent. Paula grew up in Perth, Western Australia and at the age of 9, after her parents' divorce, moved to Brisbane, Queensland.
Paula married Anglo-Chinese businessman Edward Buttery in December 2010.
While visiting her family in Thailand, she was asked if she would be interested in doing some modelling. She started her career in several commercials and small Thai movies before becoming a regular VJ for Channel V Thailand. Discovered by television producer Tanawat Wansom, she quickly rose to fame and became a sought-after television hostess and presenter. In 2006, she co-starred in the Thai romance comedy film, The Memory.
Paula also participated in The Amazing Race Asia 2 with her childhood friend Natasha Monks. At the 9th leg they came in last but, fortunately, it was a non-elimination leg. In Leg 10, however, which was in Hungary, they
Bongkoj Khongmalai (Thai: บงกช คงมาลัย), nickname "Tak" (born April 15, 1985), is a Thai film actress. Films she has appeared in include Tom-Yum-Goong. She portrayed a young Thai woman forced into prostitution in Australia who comes to the aid of the film's hero, Tony Jaa. Alternate spellings of her name include Bongkot (or Bongkote) Kongmalai and Bonkoch Konmalaï. Her first film role was in Tanit Jitnukul's historical epic about the battle of Bang Rajan.
Tak's major debut as a dramatic actress was in 2004's Ai-Fak, based on the S.E.A. Write Award-winning novel, Kham Phiphaksa (The Judgment), by Chart Korbjitti. She portrayed a mentally ill young woman who is married to a much older man. When her husband dies, her care is entrusted to the man's son, Fak, who is then ostracized by his fellow villagers because they believe he is having sexual relations with his stepmother. In the film, her character displayed an uncontrollable exhibitionist streak.
Tak was at the center of a controversy when nude photos of her, taken on the set of Ai-Fak, appeared on the Thai Internet forum, Pantip.com. Police were able to track the uploader down and the man was arrested. Tak asked that charges
Marion Ursula Marsha Vadhanapanich (Thai: มาช่า วัฒนพานิช; RTGS: Macha Watthanaphanit, born 24 August 1970) is a Thai pop singer and actress. Her mother is German, Irish Elfriede Erna Ursula Klingbeil and her father is Thai, Thanin Vadhanapanich. She is a Buddhist, and has one son with her first husband, Thai singer Amphol Lumpoon.
Savika Chaiyadej (Thai: สาวิกา ไชยเดช), who goes by the nickname "Pinky", is a Thai soap actress who was born on June 19, 1986. She stars in Dao Pra Sook and Nong Miew Kearl Petch (with Siwat Chotcharin).
Savika has two elder brothers, one of which was in her first childhood lakorn. She has been in the entertainment business since she was around 8 years old, first seen in a Sony Trinitron commercial, appearing with an ape/gorilla.
Savika rose to fame in her teenage years when she starred with Veerapaph Suparbpaiboon, a Thai actor. They were in an action filled adventure lakorn, Angor-2. Savika portrayed a Princess who was cursed by a sorcerer. She is currently filming an upcoming Kollywood movie in India.
Myria Alexandra Benedetti (Thai: มีเรีย เบนเนเด็ตตี้) (born February 6, 1975) is a Thai singer, actress, model, and MC.
Myria Alexandra Benedetti, nicknamed Nat, is the only child of her Swiss father of Italian descent and Thai mother. Although she started out as an actress at an early age and still acts in many Thai dramas, movies, and stage productions, she is best known as a talented singer. She also used to host a talk show called Anne-Nat Unlimited with her best friend, actress Anne Thongprasom.
Benedetti was first recognized for her singing abilities when she performed as a guest in Bird Thongchai's Yahk Hen Taung Fah Pen Yang Nai Fun Concert. Soon after this, she was given the opportunity to record a soundtrack for a drama she was starring in (Keu Hatata Kraung Pipop (Thai: คือหัตถาครองภิภพ)). She soon was offered a contract with GMM Grammy and was featured in the 6.2.12 special album with fellow Thai artists Christina Aguilar, Jay Jetrin, Mos Patiparn, Tata Young, and UHT. The following year, Benedetti released her first solo album (Nat Myria Benedetti).
Natthaweeranuch Thongmee (Thai: ณัฐฐาวีรนุช ทองมี) (Born October 28, 1979) is a Thai model and actress who was born in Bangkok, Thailand. She first started with her first appearance in the movie Koo tae Patihan. Her most recognized appearance was when she was one of the main characters of Shutter the original Thai movie created in 2004.
 Koo tae Patihan (คู่แท้ ปาฏิหาริย)
 Shutter(ชัตเตอร์ กดติดวิญญาณ)
 Noodle Boxer (แสบสนิท ศิษย์ส่ายหน้า)
Cindy Burbridge (b. Cynthia Carmen Burbridge on May 8, 1979, in Pattaya, Bang Lamung, Chonburi, Thailand, also known known by her Thai name, Sirinya Winsiri, Cindy Sirinya or Sirinya Burbridge) is a Thai model and actress. She represented Thailand in the Miss World 1996 pageant.
Burbridge was raised in Pattaya by her American father, William Burbridge and Thai-Indian-British mother, Patricia. She was taught how to dive at an early age by her father.
She graduated from Bangkok University majoring in public relations. She has opened a Japanese restaurant in Bangkok, Ikkyu-an with her long-time boyfriend, actor Byron Bishop, whom she married in July 2005.
Burbridge's first modelling assignment was for a commercial shot in water for an acquaintance of her father, who owned a diving equipment shop.
In 1996, she represented Thailand in Miss World pageant.
After the pageant, she entered the entertainment business, becoming a model for such brands a Chanel, Celine, Lux, Lavenus, Gucci, Fendi, Mazda, Omega Watches and Nescafé. She also worked as a VJ for Channel V International.
Her work in films includes the 2005 film, The King Maker, playing romantic interest for the hero, portrayed by
Siriyakorn "Oom" Pukkavesa (Thai: สิริยากร พุกกะเวส; RTGS: Siriyakon Phukkawet, born June 13, 1974 in Samut Prakan Province, Thailand) is a Thai actress, model, presenter, designer and magazine publisher. She is best known by her nickname, Oom (อุ้ม).
Her break-out film role was as the lead actress in Monrak Transistor, a 2001 comedy-drama film by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang. She was named Best Actress at the Thailand National Film Association Awards for her role. She then co-starred in the 2003 psychological thriller, One Night Husband.
Other film roles include a cameo appearance in The Adventures of Iron Pussy, co-directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and in the Thai independent short film, Bicycles & Radios. She has also acted in numerous lakorns (Thai soap operas).
Since 2003, Siriyakorn has embarked on a career in business, producing her own lifestyle variety TV show 'Baanoom' (บ้านอุ้ม), creating her own line of kitchen utensils and publishing a self-titled lifestyle magazine and books, Oom.
She is a graduate of Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Communication Arts
Ungsumalynn Sirapatsakmetha (Thai: อังศุมาลิน สิรภัทรศักดิ์เมธา; RTGS: Angsumalin Siraphattharasakmetha), or nickname Pattie (Thai: แพตตี้), also known as Pattie Sira, (born: July 13, 1991 in Thailand) is a Thai film and television actress and model. She was a lead actress in Hormones or Pit Thoem Yai Hua Chai Wawun (literally, "Restless Hearts During School Break") in 2008 and Bangkok Traffic Love Story in 2009.
Born in Bangkok, Thailand, Pattie has one elder brother and two elder sisters. She has a Chinese ancestry. Pattie attended primary school at Sacred Heart Convent school although she is Buddhist. During high school at Convent of the Infant Jesus, in Bangkok, her concentration was Business Chinese. Pattie was a cheerleader and class leader who enjoyed participating in extracurricular activities including sports. Her favorite sports are badminton and wakeboarding.
Nat Thewphaingam (Thai: ณัฏฐ์ ทิวไผ่งาม, June 5, 1989(1989-06-05) stage name Natthew) is a Thai singer, actor, model, presenter and the winner of the 5th season of reality talent show True Visions's Academy Fantasia in Thailand.
Nat Thewphaigam or Natthew was born on June 5, 1989.
Nat Thewphaingarm or Natthew is the second child of three siblings born on June 5, 1989. Current age 22 years, Height 180 cm Weight 64.5 kg, year 4 of kasetsart University.
Hobbies include playing the Saxophone, drawing cartoons, collecting and building Gundam robots.His motto is to follow and pursue his dreams with determination to achieve his goals.
He is the winner of Thailand's the Academy Fantasia Show season 5 in 2008. He is now an artist in part of True Fantasia Group and BBTV Channel 7.
His successful debut single is 'Roo Mai' (รู้ไหม) was released in 2008 and went straight up to the number one hit of several music charts around the country.
In 2009 he joined 123SOUL brand and produced 2 other singles ‘Sak Khrang’ (สักครั้ง) ‘Kha-yap’(ขยับ). Later that year Natthew’s career was further expanded by a signed contract with TV Channel 7 to become an actor. He has since become a rising star amongst the
Matika Arthakornsiripho (Thai: มาติกา อรรถกรศิริโพธิ์; born May 9, 1986 in Bangkok, Thailand) is a Thai model and actress. Her nickname is Bee (Thai: บี). Her film roles include Nang Sib Song, Prasuton Manorah and Uttai Tawee.
At the end of 2006, Matika temporarily left the film world to participate in a photo shoot for a Thai magazine. Fans consider her one of the hottest models and actresses in Thailand. Recently she has been used in several photo shoots for Thai magazines, and she also appeared in one film, Moneah Nang Ree.
After her two most recent film releases, Nang Sib Song and Prasuton Manorah, a rumor circulated through Thailand that Matika and her co-star Sapol Chonnawee (สพล ชนวีร์) were dating. However, a TV show revealed that this film couple are truly brother and sister in reality.
Kanya Rattanapetch (Thai: กัญญา รัตนเพชร, born November 2, 1989) in Thailand, is a Thai model and actress. She is best known for her role in the 2007 film, The Love of Siam as Ying.
Kanya Rattanapetch was born in Bangkok, Thailand. She is currently studying at Bangkok University.
Her acting career started when she was 13 or 14 years old, and she was seen first in 2005 Thai Horror Film Scared(Rab Nong Sayong Kwan) as Tarn. Aside from acting she was also in the field of modeling. She did two more films Mor.8 in 2006 and Sick Nurses in 2007, She rise to fame when she played the martyr girl named 'Ying' in the most acclaimed Thai film Love of Siam (Rak Haeng Sayam).
The year after she started getting supporting roles for TV Series / Lakorn from 3 major TV Station in Thailand. She was first cast in Ch.5's Sitcom Ruk Rhythm. After the sitcom she was cast at ch.3' Lakorn 'Ruk Sorn Kaen', then 2009, she got a role as Noodee in a Lakorn titled 'Mea Luang' in ch.7 (Ch.3's rival network). After that series Kanya is back at ch.3 for 'Sapai Glai Peun Tiang' which is currently airing in Thailand. She will be back in ch.7 for a Lakorn where she will play in a lead role. The tentative title of
Worarat Suwannarat, also known as Emma Suwannarat, Thai: วรรัตน์ สุวรรณรัตน์, (born Emma Masterson, January 22, 1977 in Thailand) is a Thai actress, model, host and the Miss Asia Pacific 1997 titleholder. She was the first runner up in the 1997 Miss Thailand pageant winning the public vote as the most popular contestant that year.
Worarat Suwannarat was born in Bangkok, Thailand to an Irish father and a Thai mother.
Emma graduated magna cum laude, from Assumption Business Administration College, Thailand.
She has a Master of Arts, GPA 3.9, in European Studies from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. And a Master of Philosophy, upper 2:1 honors in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
In 1997, she represented Thailand at the 1997 Miss Asia Pacific pageant held in Davao City, Philippines and won the competition becoming the third Thai woman ever to capture this prestigious title. The competition judges voted unanimously for Suwannarat after her performance in the final Q and A. In addition to winning the crown she was the recipient of the Close Up Smile award. After winning the pageant Worarat worked as an actress and hosted travel show Sawasdee
Ann Thongprasom (Thai: แอน ทองประสม, born November 1, 1976 in Bangkok, Thailand) is a Thai film and television actress, hostess and a producer. She was the lead actress in many Thai series in the 2000s, and had the lead role in the 2004 romantic melodrama, The Letter: Jod Mai Rak.
Ann is the daughter of a Thai mother and a Swedish father. She started her career when she was 13 years old, starring in a music video. She went on to star in many more films and television series. Her biggest role was in The Letter: Jod Mai Rak, which earned more than 50 million baht and had won many awards, including best actress at the Thailand National Film Association Awards.
She also is a television producer, producing the Thai TV show, English on Tour and Sanam Dek Len.
Areeya Chumsai (Thai: อารียา ชุมสาย; nicknamed "Pop"(Thai: ป็อป, born June 28, 1971) is an American model, teacher and filmmaker.
Areeya Chumsai was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the United States, the daughter of Thai immigrants. She spent her childhood and adolescent years in the state of Michigan and received a degree in journalism from Michigan State University in 1993.
Her original surname was changed in USA to the prestigious Chumsai surname. More recently, the true Chumsai family demanded she change it as Thai surnames are unique by family, and the Chumsai extended family felt that Areeya was passing herself off as being part of a high society family when she had no actual connection. She has since changed her name to Areeya Sirisopha.
Upon completion of her undergraduate studies, she traveled to Thailand to visit relatives and found a side job as a model for various fashion magazines. Within a year, she qualified for the Miss Thailand pageant and won the crown in 1994. She went on to compete in the Miss Universe pageant held in the Philippines, placing 13th overall; she did not return to Thailand empty-handed, however, being the recipient of the "Best Kodak Smile." The Thai
Pimchanok Leuwisetpaiboon is a Thai actress. In 2009 she portrayed in the movie Power Kids as a tealaw girl. And in 2010 she played the role of Nam in the movie called First Love (A Little Thing Called Love).
Nichkhun Horvejkul (Thai: นิชคุณ หรเวชกุล; RTGS: Nitchakhun Horawetchakun; Thai pronunciation: [nítɕʰákʰūn • hɔːráwêːttɕʰákūn]; June 24, 1988 — ) is a Thai singer in 2PM, a 6-member boy band that is active in South Korea and managed by JYP Entertainment.
Patharawarin Timkul (Thai: ภัทรวรินทร์ ทิมกุล, born March 1, 1977) is a Thai actress and model. Her films include Bangkok Dangerous and Jan Dara. She is the daughter of leading Thai dance and theater figure Patravadi Mejudhon. Her nickname is May.
Patharawarin was trained as a ballerina and dancer as a child, and first found work as a model and acting in television commercials. She has appeared as the cover girl on a number of Thai magazines, and has found steady work in the Thai film industry since her first feature-film role in Bangkok Dangerous, the debut film from the Pang Brothers. She co-starred as Aom, a worker in a go-go bar and contact for the protagonist gunman. She has appeared in mostly crime films and in films where she plays a vixen. Another of her well-known roles was as Khun Kaew in Nonzee Nimibutr's erotic drama, Jan Dara.
She has also on occasion appeared in performances at her mother's open air theater, the Patravadi Theatre, located in Bangkok Yai.
In 2005, May represented Thailand as an ambassador to the World Youth Peace Summit.
Alternate English spellings of her name include Patarvarin Timkul, Patarawarin Timkul, Pataravarin Timkul or Patawarin Timkul.
Chantavit Dhanasevi (Thai: เต๋อ ฉันทวิชช์ ธนะเสวี, born September 18, 1983 in Thailand) is a Thai model and actor. He is best known for his lead role in the 2008 film, Coming Soon and 2010 film Hello Stranger.
Chantavit studied in Chulalongkorn University and took up Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts major in Film and Photography.
Supaksorn Chaimongkol (Thai: ศุภักษร ไชยมงคล) on December 2, 1982, in Bangkok, Thailand is a Thai model and actress. Her nickname is Kratae (Thai: กระแต).
Her film roles include Kunpan: Legend of the Warlord, Art of the Devil and Andaman Girl, all under director Thanit Jitnukul.
In 2007, she starred in the spy-action comedy, Chai Lai, directed by Poj Arnon, and the martial arts drama Brave, featuring Thai stunt actor Pairote Boongerd (Mike B.) and Malaysian comedian Afdlin Shauki. The film started to air on April 2012 in Malaysia.
In 2008, she starred in Handle Me With Care, a romantic drama written and directed by Kongdej Jaturanrasamee.
Chinawut-Stéphane Indracusin (Thai: ชินวุฒ อินทรคูสิน) also known as Chin, is a Thai singer, born on August 13, 1989 from a French mother and a Thai father. He started his career early on by signing up with the biggest record label in Thailand, GMM Grammy which selected him for the G-JUNIOR young artist development program.
- In 2003, Chin and two other musicians in G-JUNIOR, Jay and Guy came together to form a group named Big 3. The music they released at the time was labelled as hip hop but has since been re-categorized into pop and R
- After the release of their album "We are Big 3", the boys decided to move on with their own careers. Chin and Guy released a second album in 2006 with G-JUNIOR and 10th Club.
- In 2007, Chin was finally given the opportunity to release his own album, "Chin Up" in May 2007. His first solo single that was unleashed, "Bpak Mai Trong Gub Jai" became extremely successful right away, staying on top of the Thai charts for many weeks in a row. As a result, Chin is today one of the top teen artists in Thailand.
- Chin went to New York City to work on his album 'Maybe I'm Bad'.
- In the Fall of 2008, Chin did a Malaysian commercial presenting a Sony
Woranut Bhirombhakdi (Thai: วรนุช ภิรมย์ภักดี; RTGS: Woranut Phiromphakdi), née Woranut Wongsawan (Thai: วรนุช วงษ์สวรรค์), or usually known by her nickname Noon (Thai: นุ่น; RTGS: Nun), (24 September 1980 — ), is a Thai actress in Thai soap operas and films. Her First lakorn role is Pob Pee Fa which is the scariest role of all her lakorn. She made her feature-film debut in the 2005 Thai film Choem (Thai: เฉิ่ม), or Midnight My Love, directed by Kongdej Jaturanrasamee. She portrayed Nual a "masseuse" working in a Bangkok massage parlour who forms a relationship with downtrodden cab driver, Bati, played by Petchtai Wongkamlao. Noon has received many awards for her roles in her different lakorns, including the "Top Awards 2004, Best Leading Actress award" for the lakorn Mae Ai Sa-uen, beating Pachrapa Chaichua. Noon also co-hosts the show Thi Ni Mo Chit.
Jesadaporn Pholdee (Thai: เจษฎาภรณ์ ผลดี) (also known as Tik Jesadaporn) (born June 5, 1977 in Bangkok, Thailand), is a Thai actor, model, and presenter.
Jesadaporn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok.
He has two younger brothers, Tun and Tong.
He began his career as a model for commercials on TV. His first film role, starring in Dang Bireley's and Young Gangsters in 1997 won him widespread popularity, and for which he won the 1997 Blockbuster Thailand Entertainment Award. After that, he appeared in a number of films and lakorns, such as The Iron Ladies in 2000 or Kaew Tah Pee in 2006. He also starred in the Asian horror film The Eye 2.
He was voted "Sexiest Man in Thailand" in 2003 by the Internet Durex Global Sex Survey 2003. He won the votes of 39% of Thai women surveyed.
Tik recently made a return to TV in a sitcom called "Love Rhythm". Initially, his long and nerdy hairstyle for the character has caused an outcry from fans who expected to see him in the handsome prince-like image which he had previously portrayed successfully in 2006's lakorn "Kaew Tah Pee". Tik himself had acknowledged that
Nadech Kugimiya (Thai: ณเดชน์ คูกิมิยะ, born December 27, 1991 in Thailand) is a Thai model and actor.
Nadech Kugimiya is the youngest adopted child of Yoshio Kugimiya (his adoptive father) and Sudarat Kugimiya (his adoptive mother). Nadech Kugimiya was born in Khonkaen, Thailand. His nickname Barry comes from his original nickname "Brand". He is of Thai and Austria descent Nadech Kugimiya His Blood Type is B . He is studying in Rangsit University, majoring in Faculty of Communication Arts. Nadech Kugimiya is a Buddhism.
Actor Nadech "Barry" Kugimiya says he didn't mean to deceive anyone when he falsely portrayed himself as half Thai, half Japanese. Declaring he was unworried by the resulting fuss, Nadech said that far from deceiving fans for his own sake, he really did it for his parents. "My foster father is Japanese. I told everyone I am half Thai, half Japanese to honour him," he said. He denied he felt stressed to be exposed as Thai-Austrian. "I meant to tell people, but the time had not yet arrived," he said.
At the age of 17, Nadech became a model doing photo shoots and commercials as Trident chewing gum with "Patcharapa Chaichue", Shokubutsu shower cream for Men, Samsung
Urassaya Sperbund (Thai: อุรัสยา เสปอร์บันด์, born March 18, 1993 in Thailand) is a Thai model and actress.
Urassaya Sperbund is half Thai/Norwegian. She played the character Jeed in Duang Jai Akkanee with Nadech Kugimiya. Prior to filming, she could only speak 30% of the Thai language because she attended international school from the beginning and most of her friends are American. After signing the contract with Channel 3, Yaya had to learn more Thai. She had a special teacher to tutor her at home. As of April 2012, she can speak Thai about 80 % but she still can’t understand some words. Yaya Urassaya studying in Chulalongkorn University by Faculty of Arts (International program).
Amita Marie Young (Thai: อมิตา มารี ยัง, December 14, 1980), better known under her stage name Tata Young, is a Thai singer, model, actress and dancer.
She gained prominence when she placed first in a national singing contest at age 11, subsequently signing a record deal and releasing her first album Amita Tata Young in 1996. Within five months, the album had sold over one million copies. Since then, Young has released eight studio albums, three in English and five in Thai. Her most recent album is Ready for Love, released on August 25, 2009.
She has acted in three films, The Red Bike Story (Jakkayan See Daeng), O-Negative and Plai Tien a TV drama Wick of the Candle. She sang "Reach For The Stars" at the Bangkok opening ceremony for the 13th Asian Games in 1998 and also sang the English part of the title song for the Bollywood movie, Dhoom.
1980-2003: Early life and career beginnings Tata Young was born to a Thai mother and an American father on December 14, 1980. At the age of 11, she won at her first national talent contest, the Nissan Awards Thailand Junior Singing Contest. By the age of 14, she had signed her first professional contract and released her debut million selling
Charlie Trairat or 'NAK'(Thai: ชาลี ไตรรัตน์, b. January 19, 1993, Bangkok) is a Thai film actor. He is the youngest son of 6 siblings. He started his movie career since he was not even 1 y/o in the movie Once Upon A Time directed by Thai classic director 'Bhandit Rittakol.' He became well known after his co-starring role in Fan Chan (My Girl), the Thai No.1 Box Office in year 2003. He also starred in other top Thai flicks like Dek hor and Phobia 2. Now he is performing various roles in Thai entertainment such as the actor, VJ and model. His latest project is co-starring in a Thai drama Rak Mai Me Wan Tai which will be broadcasted on Ch.3.
Laila Boonyasak (Thai: ไลลา บุญยศักดิ์, RTGS: Laila Bunyasak), or formerly Chermarn Boonyasak (Thai: เฌอมาลย์ บุญยศักดิ์, RTGS: Cherman Bunyasak), born September 15, 1982 in Bangkok, Thailand, is a Thai film and television actress and model. She's well known for her role as June/Tang in the movie The Love of Siam. Her other film roles have included the title ghost character in director Yuthlert Sippapak's horror-comedies Buppah Rahtree and Buppah Rahtree Phase 2: Rahtree Returns. She was also featured in Pen-Ek Ratanaruang's Last Life in the Universe, in which she portrayed the younger sister of the character played by her real-life older sister, Sinitta Boonyasak.
Porntip Bui Nakhirunkanok aka Porntip Bui Simon (born February 7, 1968 in Chachoengsao, Thailand; Thai: ภรณ์ทิพย์ นาคหิรัญกนก ไซม่อน (ปุ๋ย), pronounced [pʰōntʰíp nâːkhǐrāŋkànók sājmɔ̂ːn] ([pǔj])) is a Thai beauty queen who has held the title Miss Universe 1988. She became the second woman from Thailand to win the Miss Universe crown, the first being Apasra Hongsakula in 1965.
Nakhirunkanok was born in Chachoengsao, Thailand. Her nickname was “Bui,” which is now one of her legal names. It means “to sleep like a baby” in Thai. In 1972, Porntip, who was 2 years old at the time, was brought to the United States by her family. She is the first daughter of Udom and Sonklin Nakhirunkanok. Her father was a member of a string band named "On The Rock". She had a younger sister who had died in 2005.
In August 1988, Nakhirunkanok was presented the Thai Royal Medal of Honour by King Bhumibol Adulyadej for her service in helping needy children.
Also in 1988, at the age of 19, Porntip was named United Nations Goodwill Ambassador of Thailand by Air Chief Marshal Siddhi Savetsila ~ Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand.
Porntip graduated with a Master Degree (Master of Arts in Psychology) from
Mario Maurer (Thai: มาริโอ้ เมาเร่อ, born December 4, 1988 in Thailand) is a Thai model and actor. Starting off a career as a model at age 16, he later became best known for his lead roles in the 2007 film, The Love of Siam and the 2010 sleeper hit, First Love (A Little Thing Called Love).
Mario Maurer was born at the Bangkok Christian Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. He is of Thai Chinese and German descent. His father chose an Italian name for him because he had a faible for Italian motorcycles. Growing up, his father Roland and his mother Waranya owned several gas stations. Later they owned a business in Nakhon Nayok Province for production and export of roll-on deorants to countries such as France and Germany.. Maurer has an elder brother of five years, who was born in Germany. He attended school at St. Dominic Catholic School in Bangkok and now is studying in Ramkhamhaeng University, majoring in Communication Arts.
When Maurer was 16 years old, he was approached at Siam Square to try out modeling. From there on, he started doing photo shoots, commercials and music videos. In 2007, he made his feature film debut in a leading role in The Love of Siam, written and directed by
Patchrapa Chaichua (Thai: พัชราภา ไชยเชื้อ; RTGS: Phatcharapha Chaichuea), or nicknamed Aum (Thai: อั้ม; RTGS: Am), (December 5, 1978 — ), is a Thai actress. She entered the entertainment industry in 1997 after she won a beauty and talent contest called HACKS.
The TV series that put Aum Patchrapa in the spotlight was So Sanae Ha in 2003. She played the lead role of Pralee. Aum won the 2003 TOP Award for Best Leading Actress.
She won her second TOP Award in 2005 for Pleung Payu which also starred Tana Suttikamol. Since then she has been the highest paid actress in Thailand. Aum Patchrapa once again was nominated for the Top Awards in 2006, as Best Leading Actress for the lakorns Pin mook and Song Sanae, but the award went to Ann Thongprasom for the lakorn Oum ruk. Besides her talent in acting, Aum Patchrapa was voted FHM (Thai edition's) sexiest woman for three consecutive years (2004 to 2006) but in 2007 she was beaten by May Pichanart. She also has business interests; Aum and a few other friends have a restaurant called D-Wa and an accessorie shop called Buon Fi-ne'. She launched her own perfume in August 2009: SEXY ME by Patchrapa. SEXY ME By Patchrapa is the first Thai celebrity
Sakonrat Woraurai (th: ศกลรัตน์ วรอุไร), or Four (th: โฟร์) (born 25 October 1986) is a Thai superstar, pop singer (duo with Chutimon Chairat, th: ชุติมณฑ์ ชัยรัตน์; or Mod, th: มด), vocalist, actress, model, teen idol, performer, master of ceremonies, dis jockey, and video jockey.
Utt , born Greg Uttsada Panichkul (Thai: อัษฎา พานิชกุล), on September 3, 1973, in California, is a Thai-American Actor/Host and Model.
Utt was born and raised in California. His father is a professor in social science. He speaks both Thai and English. Contrary to popular belief, he is of pure Thai of Chinese descent, although it was said that he had the typical looks of Luk kreung.
Utt is based in Singapore, where he acts and hosts in television programs. He started his career 15 years ago in Thailand. He has been a VJ for MTV Asia since 1998. In Singapore, Utt hosted five seasons of the urban legend program Incredible Tales, and starred in the 2005 drama Chase and its sequel After Hours. He also hosted a reality show Live The Dream and Miss Earth 2007 in the Philippines.
Utt was previously the spokesperson for the Giordano clothing line and for Pepsi. He is currently the spokesperson for Brand's Essence of Chicken. He currently is the owner and director of an Artist Management in Singapore called Seven95ive Artistes.
Together with former model Thúy Hạnh, Utt is a permanent judge of MTV VJ Hunt for MTV Vietnam.