Adele Wong

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wong.
Adele Wong
Adele Wong.jpg
Wong in the 2008 music video "Knowing" (懂)
Chinese name 王惠珊
Pinyin Wáng Huìshān (Mandarin)
Ancestry Shanghai, China
Born (1983-03-08)8 March 1983
Singapore
Occupation Actress, singer, writer, screenwriter
Years active 2006-present

Adele Wong (born 8 March 1983) is a Singaporean actress, singer, writer, and screenwriter.

Biography[edit]

Born in Singapore, Wong traces her ancestry to Shanghai, China. She graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with an honors degree in sociology. At NUS, Wong was active in dance and theatre.

Upon graduation, Wong began her professional career in acting, hosting and writing. She played the lead role in Damned [1] which was part of an omnibus feature film which premiered at the Osaka Asian Film Festival in 2009. Wong also played a lead role in Garden Girls, a short film, which premiered at the Singapore Film Festival in 2009.

Wong is also active in television in Singapore where she has been seen in several programs. She recently starred as the female lead Annie in Jack Neo's first English-language drama series for Okto titled Happily Ever After. She was also seen in the 2009 MediaCorp Chinese New Year television film, A Kuchinta Family Reunion. Wong is currently filming a Chinese-language television drama, He Ain't Pesky, He's My Brother, for MediaCorp's Channel 8 where she plays the lead female character opposite Christopher Lee premiering in July 2009.

Wong's feature film debut was as the female lead role in The Days which was screened at the Tokyo International Film Festival, the Singapore International Film Festival and short listed for the New Talent Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival. Wong also sang the theme song for the film, Knowing (懂),[2] which was written and produced by Jim Lim (林倛玉).

Besides acting, Wong writes both fiction and non-fiction. She hosts a column on Sinema's website.[3] She was also recently awarded a grant for a short film by the Singapore Film Commission.[4] Hanging Gardens, starring Wong, will go into production in August 2009.

Filmography[edit]

Short films

  • Damned
  • Garden Girls

Feature films

  • The Days

Music videos

  • '懂' Knowing

Serials

  • Perfect Deception as Evelyn

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