Margaret Lee (Singaporean actress)

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Margaret Lee
Chinese name 李美玲 (simplified)
Pinyin Lǐ Měilíng (Mandarin)
Birth name Lee Mui Lin
Born (1970-05-24) 24 May 1970 (age 47)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1990-2000s
Ancestry Teochew

Margaret Lee Mui Lin (Chinese: 李美玲; pinyin: Lǐ Měilíng; born 24 May 1970) is a Singaporean actress.


Lee entered the entertainment industry after placing second to Chew Chor Meng in the Star Search Competition held in year 1990. Lee first appeared in an episode of the Singapore comedy serial Modern Romance as a vampish model. In 1992, she played a kind and caring nurse in Breaking Point, alongside critically acclaimed stars Li Nanxing and Huang Biren.

Lee then left the entertainment industry for a few years and returned to local TV in 2003 with her notable role as an irresponsible mother who leaves her daughter in the care of the Mo family in the drama Holland V. She has also starred in a number of local movies, such as The Best Bet (2004) and I Do! I Do! (2005) which were directed by Jack Neo. She has also starred in a local sitcom series: Police & Thief. In July 2004, Lee appeared on the cover of FHM Singapore.

Personal life[edit]

Lee was born in Hougang and is Catholic. She speaks the Teochew dialect and attended CHIJ St Joseph's Convent. In 1992, she continued a long distance relationship with a boyfriend she met at Yishun Junior College whilst he studied a business course in Indiana, USA.


'8 days' Singapore TV magazine No72 Fe 22 - 29 February 1992