Bernie Chan

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Bernie Chan
Born Bernadette Chan Wai Ling
Occupation Actress, Host, Model
Years active 1990s–present

Bernie Chan (born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is a Malaysian model and actress. Started at 18, her modelling career spanned Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong. She has appeared on more than 30 magazine covers and 50 TV commercials. Bernie has travelled all over the world on shoots for department stores in Malaysia and Singapore. She started her acting career in a Singapore telemovie called "Alter Asians - Catherine Listening To The Rain". She made her acting debut in KL in Jit Murad's award winning play, "Spilt Gravy On Rice" which won four awards at the inaugural Boh Cameronian Arts Awards in 2003. SHe later moved on to plays like "Ubu Roi', playing a bipolar girl in "Otak Tak Centre" and the lead role in "The Odd Couple". In 2008, Chan joined The Amazing Race Asia 3 partnered with her brother, Henry. They represented Malaysia and came in 5th place. In Singapore Bernie was in Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" in 2008 and in 2009, the Asian premiere of the musical "Victor/Victoria" which starred Laura Fygi.

As a TV actor Bernie was in sitcoms Kopitiam, Talk About Love, Table for Two, and in Singapore a telemovie in 2009 called Sweet Tapioca Porridge and she played a mum of 2 kids in the Australian production called Chatroom Chicks.

Bernie has hosted Project Runway Malaysia, Audition 2 and Pillow Talk. Bernie is a much sought-after emcee in Malaysia as well as Singapore, averaging between 40 and 50 emcee gigs a year. She is currently the Malaysian brand ambassador for Olay Total Effects skincare as well as the brand ambassador for Olay Total Effects Body Wash and is based in Kuala Lumpur.

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