Chua En Lai
Chua En Lai
Chua En Lai (Chinese: 蔡恩来)
25 November 1979
|Occupation||Actor, Comedian, Host|
Chua En Lai (born 25 November 1979) is a Singaporean stage and former television actor, best known for his work on the Mediacorp Channel 5 sitcom The Noose. He left Mediacorp due to his contract expiry.
Chua was born in Singapore and raised in New Zealand. He lived in New Zealand for 12 years before moving back to Singapore. He has also expressed an interest in singing, having joined the Singapore Armed Forces Choir.
Chua has worked on over 30 theatre productions with groups such as Wild Rice!, Toy Factory, Spell#7, SRT, TheatreWorks, The Necessary Stage and Action Theatre. On television, Chua is known for his roles as B.B.See (See Beh Biang) and Jacques Ooi in the Mediacorp Channel 5 sitcom The Noose. Chua has worked with Krishen Jit on several productions, including Squeeze & Squeezability, Plunge and The Visit of the Tai Tai.
In 2011, Chua starred as a platoon commander in The Ghosts Must Be Crazy, a two-part comedy horror film directed by Mark Lee and Boris Boo. Chua has also made a cameo as a police officer in the comedy movie Taxi! Taxi!, directed by Kelvin Sng and starring Mark Lee and Gurmit Singh.
Chua is also a member of the Association of Singapore Actors. In 2013, Chua expressed an interest in moving to more dramatic roles.
Despite his over the top acting and slapstick brand of humour, Chua has managed to find much success in the local market.
|2005-2007||My Sassy Neighbour||Yu Jin|
|2007-2015||The Noose||Multiple characters|
|2013||I'm in Charge||Matino||First and only Channel 8 Drama|
|2013||Say The Word||B.B. See||Channel 5 Game Show|
|2013||Say It||Himself||Channel 8 Variety Show|
|2002||Shopping & F***ing|
|2013||The Importance of Being Earnest||Gwendolen Fairfax||2010 Life! Theatre Awards Best Supporting Actor|
|Elle Awards 2008||Actor of the Year||N/A||Won|
|Asian Television Awards 2010||Best Comedy Performance||The Noose||Won|
Star Awards - Popularity Awards
|2016||22nd Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes||Top 20|
|2019||25th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 20|
- FLY Entertainment, Chua Enlai, 16 December 2011, "Source 1", Retrieved 2 January 2012
- Mark Lee, The Ghost Bride, 6 January 2011, "Source 3", Retrieved 2 January 2012