|Chinese name||莊米雪 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||庄米雪 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Zhuāng Mǐxuě (Mandarin)|
22 April 1977 |
|Occupation||Actress, Television Host, Film Director, Film Producer|
Michelle Chong (simplified Chinese: 庄米雪; traditional Chinese: 莊米雪; pinyin: Zhuāng Mǐxuě, born 22 April 1977) is a Singaporean host, actress and film director. She has appeared in both English-language and Chinese-language television dramas and programmes aired by MediaCorp. She is known for her roles in the comedy-satire shows The Noose and Black Rose.
Chong studied in CHIJ St Nicholas Girls' School, Dunman High School and Victoria Junior College where she took drama as a subject. Her drama teacher recommended her to Bates College, a top liberal arts school in Maine, USA where she studied theatre for a year. She also subsequently studied in the National University of Singapore. She was voted by FHM readers as one of the world's top 30 sexiest women in 2002 and 2003.
Chong won the Elle Actress of the Year Award (2008) and the Asian Television Awards' (ATV) Best Comedy Performance (Highly Commended) Award (2008) for her portrayal of Beh Li Choo, a butcher in the popular Peranakan dramedy, Sayang Sayang. Chong is also famous for portraying a celebrity maid, Leticia Bongnino.
In 2011, Chong took seven months of sabbatical leave to set up her own film company, Huat Films, and produced her first film as director, screenwriter and actress: Already Famous starred her, Taiwanese singer Alien Huang as well as other local celebrities who were cameo appearances in the film.
- Phua Chu Kang
- Triple Nine
- Under One Roof
- Growing Up
- Sensitive New Age Guy 新好男人
- It’s My Life
- School Days 七彩学堂
- School Days 2 七彩学堂 2
- Robbie and the Book of Tales
- Crunch Time 转捩点
- Frontline 家在前线
- Together Whenever 天伦
- Telemovie: Sitting Ducks
- Baby Blues 谁家母鸡不生蛋
|2004||Star Awards||Best Variety Show Host||All in NETS NETS有钱坤||Nominated|
|2005||Star Awards||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Won|
|2006||Star Awards||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Nominated|
|2007||Star Awards||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Nominated|
|2008||Asian Television Awards||Best Comedy Actor/Actress||Sayang Sayang||Nominated
|2009||Star Awards||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Nominated|
|2010||Star Awards||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Nominated|
|Asian Television Awards||Best Comedy Performance||The Noose 3||Nominated
|2011||Star Awards||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Won|
|Best Variety Show Host||Black Rose 爆料黑玫瑰||Nominated|
|Favourite Female Character||"Xie Yu Yu" (from Black Rose)||Nominated|
|2012||Star Awards||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Nominated|
- "Michelle Chong: Actress. Filmmaker. Artiste Manager?". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved May 1, 2012.
- "71 Countries Vie for 2012 Foreign Language Film Oscar®". 8 October 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2012.