Linda Liao

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Linda Liao
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Liao in Tainan, 2011
Background information
Native name 廖佩伶
Also known as 廖語晴
Born (1981-05-24) May 24, 1981 (age 35)
Origin Taiwan
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actor, VJ, professional gamer
Instruments Singing
Years active 2000 – present

Linda Liao Pei Ling (Chinese: 廖佩伶; pinyin: Liào Pèi Líng, now known as 廖語晴; born May 24, 1981) is a Taiwanese singer, actress, MTV Mandarin VJ and professional gamer. She attended Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Career[edit]

Liao is a celebrity most famous in her native Taiwan as the host of the weekly Top 20 show on MTV Chinese.

In 2005, she became well known in Singapore for her role as Ellie Chua in the MediaCorp Channel 5 television drama "Chase".

In 2006, she was voted the 2nd Sexiest Woman in Singapore's FHM.

In 2007, she acted in another Mediacorp TV Channel 5 drama known as "After Hours" reprising her role as Ellie Chua from "Chase". She performs the theme song of the drama, "So Real".

In 2007, she and Jun Jin from the Korean KPop group Shinhwa (신화) collaborated in a song, titled Forever. Linda was also made an appearance in the music video It Could Be Love by Korean group The Name, which also starred Shinhwa member, Jun Jin.

In 2007, she was voted the 19th Sexiest Woman in Singapore's FHM.

An avid basketballer in her teenage years, Linda remains an avowed fan of Michael Jordan.

In 2010, she was the Grand Champion of the ESL Female Gaming StarCraft II Cup.

She previously sponsored by Razer, but as of June 2012, Razer confirmed that they were no longer sponsoring her because she was focusing on other parts of her career.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2002 August - Linda 7
  • 2004 June - 我挺你
  • 2011 May 27 - Love Presents 爱。现

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

  • Twisted (2011)
  • Fishing Luck (2005)

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
2005 Chase Ellie Chua
2006 The Hospital Kang Wen Li 康雯麗
2007 After Hours Ellie Chua
2007 My Best Pals Joyce
2009 ToGetHer Chen Chu Chu 陳楚楚
2009 Bling Days Xiang Qian Qian 向千千
2010 Endless Love (CTS) Zhao Bi Yun 趙碧雲
2011 They Are Flying Zhuang Xiao Li 莊曉莉

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