Melvin Sia

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Melvin Sia
Chinese name 谢佳见 (simplified)
Pinyin Xiè Jiājiàn (Mandarin)
Birth name Melvin Sia Ka Kiong
Born (1979-06-14)14 June 1979
Sarawak, Malaysia
Other name(s) 谢佳剑
Occupation Actor, singer, model
Years active 2003–present

Melvin Sia (born 17 June 1979), is a Malaysian Chinese actor, model and singer. He won the Best Actor Award at the inaugural Golden Awards[1] for his role in Romantic Delicacies. He also won Most Popular Actor in Viewers' Choice category in the same award.


Sia studied architecture at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia before joining the Malaysian regional edition of Star Search 2003 and went into showbiz after finishing in the top 6.[2] In 2010 he won the Best Actor Award, his first acting award, at the inaugural Golden Awards.

He has starred in a number of telemovies[3] and also made his Singapore cinema debut in Dance Dance Dragon opposite veterans Adrian Pang, Dennis Chew and Kym Ng. Recently, he made debut in a mainland idol drama through Love Destiny alongside Qi Wei, iPartment stars Chen He, Lou Yixiao and many more. The 86 episodes drama was directed by Taiwanese director Chen Hui-ling who also directed high ratings Taiwanese idol dramas such as Autumn's Concerto, Material Queen.

Filmography (as actor)[edit]


Movies / Films[edit]

  • 2012 <甲洞> Kepong Gangster
  • 2012《龙众舞》Dance Dance Dragon
  • 2010《媒人帮》The Superb Match Makers
  • 2005《第三代》Third Generation


  • 2011《那就爱吧!》Let's Love
  • 2010《恋爱之第100天》JE T'AIME 100 Days


  • Reunion 178[8]

CF / Print Ads[edit]

  • 2010 Jonnie Walker TVC
  • 2010 HP Infomercial
  • 2007 Winter Time TVC
  • 2007 Total Image Collagen TVC
  • 2007 Canon TVC
  • 2006 Thompson Ginkgo TVC
  • 2006 Toshiba Plasma TV TVC
  • 2006 VISA Eon Bank Group Print Ad and TVC
  • 2006 房地产 Print Ad
  • 2005 Natural Oil TVC
  • 2005 Maxis Hotlink Print Ad
  • 2003 Excel Isotonic Drink Print Ad and TVC


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