Crisel Consunji

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Crisel Consunji
Born
Maria Criselda Ramos Consunji

(1984-08-31) August 31, 1984 (age 35)[1]
Alma materSt. Paul College, Pasig
Ateneo de Manila University
OccupationActress
Years active2006—present
Spouse(s)
Carsten Rakutt (m. 2018)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese姬素·孔尚治
Simplified Chinese姬素·孔尚治
Musical career
Also known asCrisel Consunji

Crisel Consunji (Chinese:姬素·孔尚治, born August 31, 1984) is a Filipina-Hong Kong actress, singer, and educator.[2] In 2019 she won Best New Performer [3] and was nominated for Best Actress at the 38th Hong Kong Film Awards for her role in Still Human.

Biography[edit]

Consunji was born and raised in the Philippines. She received a BA and an MA in Political Science from the Ateneo de Manila University.[4] She was trained at Repertory Philippines, a theatre company.

She moved to Hong Kong in 2008 to work at Hong Kong Disneyland, where she performed for three years as the lead vocalist in productions such as High School Musical and The Golden Mickeys. [5] In 2015, she and her husband Carsten Rakutt founded Baumhaus, which provides creative arts classes to 0–6 years olds.[6]

Acting career[edit]

In 2017, she appeared in an episode of RTHK's Below the Lion Rock series. She auditioned for Still Human after clicking on a casting ad on Facebook. For her debut starring role, she became the first Filipino to be nominated for and to win Best New Performer, and the first to be nominated for Best Actress at the Hong Kong Film Awards. She delivered her speech in Cantonese, English, and Tagalog.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year English title Original title Role Notes
2006 Blue Moon Orchestra Singer
2019 Still Human 淪落人 Evelyn Santos [7]

Television series[edit]

Year English title Original title Role Notes
2017 Lion Rock Down 2017 獅子山下2017 Anna

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2019 38th Hong Kong Film Awards Best Actress Still Human Nominated
Best New Performer Won
13th Hong Kong Directors' Guild Awards Best New Actress Won
25th Hong Kong Film Critics Society Award Best Actress Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "克里瑟尔·孔松希 (豆瓣)". movie.douban.com. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  2. ^ "曾美慧孜(豆瓣) – 电影". movie.douban.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  3. ^ "第38屆香港電影金像獎提名及得獎名單". hkfaa.com. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  4. ^ "About (criselconsunji.com)". criselconsunji.com. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Interview with HKET". hket.com. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Baumhaus". baumhaus.com.hk. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  7. ^ "沦落人 (豆瓣)". movie.douban.com. Retrieved 18 April 2019.

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