James Lye

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James Lye
Born
James Lye Tiang Kang

(1969-06-17) 17 June 1969 (age 49)
ResidenceSingapore
NationalitySingaporean
Occupationbanker, former actor
Years active1995-present
Spouse(s)
Diana Ser (m. 2004)
ChildrenJaymee Lye (daughter)
Jake Lye (son)
Christy Lye (daughter)
Awards Star Awards 1997 : Best Newcomer
Star Awards 1997 & Star Awards 1999 : Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese賴興祥
Simplified Chinese赖兴祥

James Lye (Chinese: 赖兴祥; pinyin: Lài Xìngxiáng, born 17 June 1969), born James Lye Tiang Kang, is a former MediaCorp Singaporean television and Raintree Pictures movie actor. He left Mediacorp after a brief acting career and is currently working as a Cluster Head with Citibank in Singapore

Education[edit]

Lye was educated at an Anglo-Chinese School and an Anglo-Chinese Junior College and studied at Arizona State University in the United States where he graduated with a 4.0 GPA.

Professional background[edit]

Lye first entered the entertainment industry in 1996 with the former Television Corporation of Singapore and has starred in both English and Chinese shows. He left the industry after a brief acting career and is currently working as a Cluster Head with Citibank in Singapore. His last drama was The Millennium Bug in 1999.

Personal life[edit]

On 27 June 2004, Lye married former Channel NewsAsia presenter Diana Ser after a nine-year courtship.[1] The couple have a son, Jake, and two daughters, Christy and Jaymee.[2]

Accolades[edit]

Star Awards – Popularity Awards
Year Ceremony Award Result
1997 4th Star Awards Ceremony Most Popular Newcomer Won
4th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Top 10
1999 7th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Top 10

Filmography[edit]

Year Work Role Notes
1995-1999 Triple Nine Insp Mike Chin Channel 5
1997 The Price of Peace 和平的代价 Di Da Cheng 地哒城 Won - Best Newcomer, Star Awards 1999
1998 VR Man Alex Foo Channel 5
Season of Love 甜甜的季节
1999 The Millennium Bug 千年虫 Liu Xing Yu 刘星宇

Movies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diana Ser weds long-time beau James Lye". Channel NewsAsia. 27 June 2004. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Show moves Diana Ser to tears". The New Paper. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2012.

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