Michelle Chong

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Not to be confused with Michelle Chia.
Michelle Chong
Chinese name 莊米雪 (traditional)
Chinese name 庄米雪 (simplified)
Pinyin Zhuāng Mǐxuě (Mandarin)
Ancestry Hakka
Born (1977-04-22) 22 April 1977 (age 37)
Singapore
Occupation Actress, television host, film director, film producer
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chong.

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.

Biography[edit]

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:[1] Already Famous starred her, Taiwanese singer Alien Huang as well as other local celebrities who were cameo appearances in the film.

In 2012, Chong started artiste management agency Left Profile, which will manage her, Pornsak and Lee Teng.[1]

Already Famous was selected as the Singaporean entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Representative Work Result
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
(Highly Commended)
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
(Highly Commended)
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

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