|Chinese name||林慧玲 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Lín Huìlíng (Mandarin)|
|Birth name||Rebecca Lim Huiling|
September 26, 1986 |
|Instrument(s)||Drums, Saxophone, Piano, Guitar|
Rebecca Lim (Chinese: 林慧玲; pinyin: Lín Huìlíng) is a Singaporean actress who has acted in several English and Chinese dramas produced by MediaCorp. She is best known for her portrayal of Wendy Lim, a trainee lawyer in the Channel 5 television series The Pupil, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the 15th Asian Television Awards in 2010.
She was the 4th runner-up in the Miss Singapore Universe 2005 pageant, as well as the recipient of the Miss Photogenic Award.
Early life and education
Rebecca was born to a Hokkien family.The second child of three children, Rebecca studied at CHIJ Saint Nicholas Girls' School (Primary and Secondary), Victoria Junior College and Singapore Management University (SMU). While she was studying for her Accountancy Degree in Singapore Management University, she was signed on to Mediacorp as a part-time actress. When she graduated, she signed on full-time to Mediacorp.
In 2009, Lim starred in Fighting Spiders, which garnered positive reviews for her portrayal of Susie Woon, a prostitute. In 2010, the drama had a second season which won her the honors of Actress of the Year at ELLE Singapore Awards 2010.
In 2010, Lim starred in the award-winning Channel 5 law production, The Pupil, where she played a trainee lawyer, Wendy Lim, in Roberts & Fongs. Her performance in The Pupil earned her the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2010 Asian Television Awards.
In 2012, Lim's Mandarin breakthrough role was her portrayal of a psychiatrist in the Channel 8 drama "Unriddle 2. Her improving performances earned her an award during the annual Star Awards 2012 - Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes, her first nomination and first win in the category.
In 2013, Lim was nominated for the Best Actress award for Star Awards 2013 for her role in "Unriddle 2".
In 2014, Lim is nominated for both the Best Actress and the Best Supporting Actress awards in the upcoming Star Awards 2014 for her roles in "Sudden" and "The Dream Makers".
|2013||Judgment Day 世界末日||Rebecca 陈筠诗|
|2011||The Ultimate Winner 赢家||Zhang Zhi Hui 张芷慧|
Television (Channel 8 & U)
|2014||Yes We Can! 我们一定行！||Zhang Xue Qin 张雪芹|
|2013||Sudden 骤变||Guo Wei Qian 郭玮茜 & Huang Yi Xin 黄逸欣||Nominated for Favourite Female Character - Star Awards 2014
Nominated for Best Actress - Star Awards 2014
|The Dream Makers 志在四方||(Lisa) Xiao Li Xia 萧丽霞||Nominated for Best Supporting Actress - Star Awards 2014|
|Start-Up! 创！||Yin Xuan 殷萱|
|2012||Poetic Justice 微笑正义||Feng Luo Ling 冯洛凌||Nominated for Favourite Female Character - Star Awards 2013|
|Unriddle 2 最火搭档2||Gao Jie Yu 高婕妤||Nominated for Best Actress - Star Awards 2013|
|Absolutely Charming 糊里糊涂爱上它||Song Xin Mei 宋心玫|
|2011||Love Thy Neighbour 四个门牌一个梦||Bai Yu Fang|
|C.L.I.F. 警徽天职||(Moon) Liu Yue Mei 刘月美|
|Secrets For Sale 拍卖||Lin Ya Wen 林雅文|
|Secret Garden 秘密花园||Xu Xiao Li|
|Prosperity 喜事年年||Janice Tian|
|2010||Breakout 破天网||Su Ying 素英|
|No Limits 泳闯琴关||Xu Jia Yi 许嘉宜|
|2009||The Will 一切从遗嘱开始|
|Mr & Mrs Kok 神探妙夫妻|
|2008||Crime Busters x 2 叮当神探||Hu Hua Die/Cai Die 胡花蝶/彩蝶|
|The Defining Moment 沸腾冰点||Xiao Ning|
|The Truth 谜图||Chen Shu Fen||1st Lead Role|
|2007||Closet Affairs 2 In 女皇 2||-||Co-Host|
|Honour and Passion 宝家卫国||May|
|Mars vs Venus 幸福双人床|
|My Dear Kins 亲本家人|
|2006||Family Matters 法庭俏佳人||Luo Man Shi|
|Love at 0°C 爱情零度C|
|Yours Always 让爱自邮|
Television (Channel 5)
|2014||Code of Law 2||Wendy Lim|
|2013||TesTube 3 - Umbrella Tales||-||Episode 2|
|2012||Code of Law||Wendy Lim||Cameo in Episode 10|
|2011||Perfect Deception||Jessica Lee||Filmed in 2006|
|The Pupil II||Wendy Lim|
|2010||Fighting Spiders Season 2||Susie Woon|
|The Pupil||Wendy Lim||Won for Best Actress - 15th Asian Television Awards|
|2009||Fighting Spiders||Susie Woon||Won for Actress of the Year - ELLE Awards 2010|
|2007||Life Story - Elizabeth Choy||Elizabeth Choy|
|Stories of Love - Bride Out of Order|
|2012||Of Love And Hidden Charms||Christel||Xinmsn Drama|
|The Ups and Downs of Ms Chan Poh Geok||Ms Chan Poh Geok|
- Miss Singapore Universe 2005 - Miss Photogenic
- FHM Singapore 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2010 - No.26
- ELLE Awards 2010 - Actress of the Year
- Asian Television Awards 2010 - Best Actress in a Leading Role
- FHM Singapore 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2011 - No.8
- The New Paper Flame Awards 2012 - Babe of the Year
- Star Awards 2012 - Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes
- Star Awards 2013 - Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes
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