Vincent Ng

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Vincent Ng
Chinese name 翁清海 (traditional)
Chinese name 翁清海 (simplified)
Pinyin Wēng Qīnghǎi (Mandarin)
Birth name Vincent Ng Cheng Hye
Ancestry Fujian, China
Born (1975-12-06) 6 December 1975 (age 39)
Singapore
Other name(s) Weng Qinghai
Occupation Actor, martial artist
Years active 1997–present
Partner(s) Ling Lee (2006-08)
Official Website http://www.wufangsingapore.com
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ng.

Vincent Ng Cheng Hye (born 6 December 1975), also known as Weng Qinghai, is a Singaporean martial artist and former actor. He is best known for acting in Chinese-language television series produced by MediaCorp Channel 8.

Acting career[edit]

Ng joined MediaCorp after reaching the finals of Star Search Singapore in 1997. His first foray into English-language television was in the 2002 Channel 5 series Heartlanders in which he played one of the lead characters. As he was one of few artistes with any formal training in martial arts, he was frequently cast in period and wuxia television series or as characters requiring fight scenes. He left MediaCorp in November 2007 to concentrate on running Wufang.[1][2]

Martial arts career[edit]

After obtaining a certificate in engineering from a Singaporean institute of technical education (ITE), Ng competed in and won the 1995 World Wushu Championships (USA).[3] He continued to juggle martial arts with acting commitments even after signing with MediaCorp full-time. In 2004, he founded Wufang Singapore, a martial arts school.[4][5] He choreographed and performed the 2006 National Day Parade martial arts display. He published and released his first exercise and fitness book, TEN.[6]

In 2011, Ng was nominated for the Spirit of Enterprise Award in recognition for his work in wushu training.[7]

Accolades[edit]

Year Accolade Work Notes
1999 Star Awards 1999, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Nominated
2000 Star Awards 2000, Best Supporting Actor Hainan Kopi Tales Nominated
2000 Star Awards 2000, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Won
2001 Star Awards 2001, Best Supporting Actor Heroes In Black Nominated
2001 Star Awards 2001, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Won
2002 Star Awards 2002, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Nominated
2003 Star Awards 2003, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Nominated
2004 Star Awards 2004, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Won
2005 Star Awards 2005, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Won
2006 Star Awards 2006, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Won

Filmography[edit]

Year Work Role Notes
1997 Sword and Honour 铁血男儿 Co-production
1998 Legend of the Eight Immortals 东游记 Sun Wukong 孙悟空
Myths and Legends of Singapore 石叻破传说
1999 Hero of the Times 新方世玉 Nalan Dekai
Legends of Nezha 莲花童子 - 哪吒
2000 Hainan Kopi Tales 琼园咖啡香 Yongling 永霖
2001 Heroes in Black 我来也 Fan Yuan Nominated - Best Supporting Actor, 2001 Star Awards
The Challenge 谁与争锋 Zilong 子龙
2002 Health Matters 一切由慎开始
2002-2005 Heartlanders Cpl Ricky Soh Channel 5 production
2004 My Mighty-in-Laws 野蛮亲家 Fang Zhengde
2005 Green Pals 绿色果实 Shao Jiayi 邵佳一 Sitcom
2007 Honour and Passion 宝家为国 Ben
Like Father, Like Daughter 宝贝父女兵 Ah Wei
Man of the House 男人当家 Zhen Jianyi Singapore-Malaysia co-production
2009 The Scarlet Kid 红孩儿 Co-production
2013 The Dream Makers 志在四方 Ding Wei The first Channel 8 production drama celebrates the MediaCorp 50 years of TV

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