Ashraf Sinclair

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Ashraf Sinclair
Ashraf Sinclair in 2016.jpg
Sinclair in 2016.
Ashraf Daniel Mohamad Sinclair

(1979-09-18)18 September 1979
Croydon, London, England
Died18 February 2020(2020-02-18) (aged 40)
Jakarta, Indonesia
OccupationActor, model, television host
Years active1997–2020
(m. 2008)
ChildrenNoah Aidan Sinclair

Ashraf Daniel Mohamad Sinclair (18 September 1979 – 18 February 2020) was a Malaysian actor known for his role as Eddy in the 2005 film Gol & Gincu.[1] He was born to an English father and a Malaysian mother of Malay ancestry and Javanese descent from Ipoh, Perak.


Ashraf Sinclair rose to fame when he became a second runner-up of Hero Remaja in 1997 when he was 18.[citation needed]

He then starred in a Petronas commercial, entitled Kasut Gombak in 1998, which is also starring Vanidah Imran.[2] He was also known for being a host of Box Office Now that was once aired on ntv7. Aside from the movie Gol & Gincu, he also acted in Gol & Gincu The Series as well as Realiti which were aired on 8TV.

Ashraf Sinclair and his sister along with one of his best friends, Sazzy Falak, set up an entertainment company named SinclairFalak Sdn Bhd.

In 2017, Sinclair became a venture partner of 500 Startups, a global venture capital seed funder. It has to date helped fund more than 200 companies in Indonesia.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Sinclair was an eldest from three siblings, he had a sister, Aishah, and a younger brother, Adam.[4]

Sinclair married Indonesian singer Bunga Citra Lestari on 8 November 2008. The couple met when he was hosting Beat TV and Bunga Citra Lestari was promoting her album in Malaysia back in April 2007. Ashraf resided in Indonesia after his marriage.[5] The couple had a son, Noah Aidan Sinclair, born on September 22, 2010.[6]


On 18 February 2020, Ashraf Sinclair died of a heart attack at Metropolitan Medical Centre in Jakarta.[7] On the same day, his remains were buried in San Diego Hills, West Java, after Asar prayers.[8]



Year Title Role Director Country Notes
2004 SH3 Khairul Zek Zukry Malaysia
2005 Gol & Gincu Eddy Bernard Chauly
2008 Saus Kacang Fredo Indrayanto Kurniawan Indonesia
2009 The Real Pocong Ivan Hanny R. Saputra
2012 Eee...Hantu!!!!! Majed Salleh Malaysia
2018 Bayi Gaib: Bayi Tumbal Bayi Mati Rafa Rizal Mantovani Indonesia
2021 Proksi Films that have not yet been released Aman Zulkarnain Azhar Malaysia Post-production
Posthumous released
J2:J Retribusi Films that have not yet been released Taufik


Year Title Role TV channel Notes
2006 Gol & Gincu The Series: Season 1 Eddy 8TV
Realiti Burn Ramli
2007 Gol & Gincu The Series: Season 2 Eddy
Tidak Pernah Ku Sesali Dr. Farid TV1
2008 Renjis: Season 1 Ungku Alauddin / Dean Astro Ria MEGADRAMA
2009 Renjis: Season 2 Cameo Appearance : Last Episode
2018 D[o]sa: Sacred Sin[9] Fuad Astro First Exclusive


Year Title Role TV channel Notes
2008 Sekar Brama RCTI SinemArt aired since 2011 until 2012
Cinta dan Anugerah Reza
Sejuta Cinta Marshanda Abel
2011 Anugerah Arya
Kasih dan Cinta Atar SinemArt
Binar Bening Berlian Dimas Adam
Putri Bidadari Jefri
2014 Pashmina Aisha Juna
Catatan Hati Seorang Istri : Musim 1 Eddie Bramantyo
2016 Catatan Hati Seorang Istri : Musim 2
2018 Cinta Yang Hilang Firman MNC Pictures
Dewi Dr. Fahri


Year Title TV channel Notes
2005 Box Office Now NTV7
2006 Beat TV Astro Ria with Sazzy Falak
Mentor TV3
Persidangan Alam Sekitar Kanak-Kanak Antarabangsa TUNZA Di Putrajaya
2009 Anugerah Planet Muzik 2009 Astro Ria
2019 Anugerah MeleTOP Era 2019 Pencalon


  1. ^ Terrina Hussein (9 August 2007). Cover Story: The world according to Ashraf The Malay Mail. Retrieved on 1 June 2008.
  2. ^ Saraya Mia (18 February 2020). "Iklan 'Kasut Gombak' perkenalkan Ashraf Sinclair dalam industri seni". Astro Awani.
  3. ^ Dennis Chua (19 February 2020). "Ashraf's death sent shockwaves throughout Malaysia and Indonesia". New Straits Times. Retrieved 10 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Kenneth Chaw (19 February 2020). "Ashraf Sinclair remembered by his friends for his kindness and humility". The Star. Retrieved 25 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Retrieved 10 February 2008. Ashraf pilih bulan Jun. Kosmo (article in Malay)
  6. ^ Kenneth Chaw (18 February 2020). "Malaysian celebs mourn loss of Ashraf Sinclair on social media". The Star. Retrieved 18 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Andi Muttya Keteng Pangerang (18 February 2020). "Ashraf Sinclair, Suami BCL Meninggal Dunia".
  8. ^ "Gobind expresses condolences over Ashraf Sinclair's passing". Bernama. 18 February 2020.
  9. ^ Ramlah Zainal (26 January 2018). "Rindu Ashraf terubat" (in Malay). Harian Metro. Retrieved 25 May 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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