Terence Cao

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Terence Cao
Chinese name 曹國輝 (traditional)
Chinese name 曹国辉 (simplified)
Pinyin Cáo Guóhuī (Mandarin)
Ancestry Chinese
Born (1967-10-06) 6 October 1967 (age 47)
Singapore
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990–present
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Cao.

Terence Cao Guohui 曹国辉 (born 6 October 1967) is a Singaporean television actor and a contracted artiste under MediaCorp.

Biography[edit]

Cao studied at Anglo-Chinese School for both his primary and secondary education.[1] Cao used to be a flight attendant and joined Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (later MediaCorp) in 1989 after completing the 9th drama training course. Apart from acting in several Channel 8 television drama series, Cao has also performed the theme songs for some of the series he starred in and has also acted in some television films.

Cao has also been featured as one of the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes in the annual Star Awards in 1994, 1998,1999, 2000, 2001, 2004 and 2005. In 2011, he clinched the Best Supporting Actor in the Star Awards 2011.

Personal life[edit]

In November 2012, it was reported in the local media that Cao had an alleged affair with a Shanghainese lady in 2010. The woman went on to bear his child in China and flew to Singapore to look for him. After a DNA test, the rumours were confirmed: Cao is the biological father of the then 20-month-old girl.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Royal Tattoo Assassin leader guest star

TV series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Imperial Intrigue Zhou Wenyan
Sweet Dreams Jin Zhongheng
1991 Fatal Endearment Xin Guang
The Other Woman Liu Haofan
The Legend of a Beauty
The Future is Mine Jin Zhengyang
1992 A Time to Dance Shen Huodong
My Buddies Zhang Weiliang
Between Friends
Ride the Waves Simon
1993 The Young and the Restless Lin Guobiao
Switch Wu Chunxi
1994 Web of Deceit Luo Yunfei
The Challenger Lin Yongjie
The Legendary White Snake Xu Shilin
1995 Coffee or Tea Hua Kang
Deep in the Night Chen Dali
War Roses Cai Zhijie
1996 Triad Justice Yang Shaolin
The Prime Years He Weisheng
1997 Longing Peng Zhixian
Courage of Fire Chen Hanqiang
Sword and Honour Jin Ming
1998 Stand By Me Du Hansheng
Living in Geylang Yang Keming
1999 Bright Future Wenguang
God of Fortune Jinbao Tianzun
S.N.A.G.
Stepping Out Chen Xia
2000 Four Walls and a Ceiling Shen Litai
Angel's Dream Shen Jianbang
The Voices Within Xu Daming
2001 The Challenge Xiao Tianxing
Through Thick and Thin Mingwei
The Hotel Johnny Ma
The Reunion Chen Guanjun Nominated – Star Awards 2002 Best Actor
2002 Innocently Guilty Shuwen
Oh Carol! Henry Toh Channel 5 production
Blueprint - The Bra Shop
2003 Love is Beautiful Huang Letian
Sun, Moon, Star
Always on my Mind
Lobang King Terence/William Guest appearance
2004 An Ode to Life Ou Qiming
The Ties that Bind Xu Chuanfeng
2005 You Are the One An Zhengxi
Portrait of Home Dahai
Portrait of Home II
2006 Family Matters Zheng Weilun
Women of Times Du Zhongxian
Love at 0 °C Hu Guojun
2007 Switched! Anxiang
Metamorphosis Di Lun
Making Miracles Wen Jieren
2008 Love Blossoms Yu Wenhao
Love Blossoms II
By My Side Zixin / Zijian
2009 Baby Bonus Simon
The Ultimatum He Chaoqun
My School Daze Tan Xiangfeng
2010 The Best Things in Life Song Daming Won – Star Awards 2011 Best Supporting Actor
The Score Su Nancheng
2011 Prosperity Tao Jinhan
The In-Laws Bai Zijun
Devotion Xie Zhi'an
2012 Double Bonus Jin Junjie
Break Free Jin Yongcheng
金勇诚
2013 The Journey: A Voyage Zhang Guangda
张广达
2014 Soup of Life Xu Haisheng (Ah Hai)
许海生 (阿海)
The Caregivers Lin Jiaming
林家明
C.L.I.F. 3 Yang Zhongzheng
杨忠正

Variety shows[edit]

Year Title Notes
2004 Carlsberg World of Friends Carlsberg
2007 Mission 4 appeared in episode 1
Star Awards Prelude 2007
2009 My Star Guide 4
2011 We Are Singaporeans Guest
2012 My Star Guide 7

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Accolade Representative work Result
1994 Star Awards
红星大奖
Top 5 Most Popular Male Artistes
五大最受欢迎男艺人
Won
1995 Star Awards
红星大奖
Best Actor
最佳男主角
The Challenger (勇者无惧) Nominated
1998 Star Awards
红星大奖
Best Actor
最佳男主角
Stand By Me (家人有约) Nominated
1998 Star Awards
红星大奖
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Won
1999 Star Awards
红星大奖
Best Actor
最佳男主角
Stepping Out (出路) Nominated
1999 Star Awards
红星大奖
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Won
2000 Star Awards
红星大奖
Best Actor
最佳男主角
Four Walls and a Ceiling (我爱黄金屋) Nominated
2000 Star Awards 2000
红星大奖2000
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Won
2001 Star Awards 2001
红星大奖2001
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Won
2002 Star Awards
红星大奖
Best Actor
最佳男主角
The Reunion (顶天立地) Nominated
2002 Star Awards 2002
红星大奖2002
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Nominated
2003 Star Awards 2003
红星大奖2003
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Nominated
2004 Star Awards 2004
红星大奖2004
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Won
2005 Star Awards 2005
红星大奖2005
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Won
2006 Star Awards 2006
红星大奖2006
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Nominated
2007 Star Awards 2007
红星大奖2007
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Nominated
2010 Star Awards 2010
红星大奖2010
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Nominated
2011 Star Awards 2011
红星大奖2011
Best Supporting Actor
最佳男配角
The Best Things in Life (五福到) Won
2011 Star Awards 2011
红星大奖2011
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Nominated
2012 Star Awards 2012
红星大奖2012
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Nominated
2013 Star Awards 2013
红星大奖2013
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
十大最受欢迎男艺人
Nominated
2014 Star Awards 20
红星大奖20
Best Actor
最佳男主角
The Journey: A Voyage (唐山到南洋) Nominated

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