Ng Chin Han

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Ng Chin Han
Ng Chin Han & Hannah Quinlivan 2018.jpg
Han (left) and Hannah Quinlivan in 2018
Background information
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Pinyin Huáng Jīnghàn (Mandarin)
Pe̍h-ōe-jī n̂g keng-hàn (Hokkien)
Born (1969-11-27) November 27, 1969 (age 48)
Other names Chin Han
Alma mater National University of Singapore
Occupation actor
Years active 1988–present
Nationality Singaporean

Ng Chin Han[1] (born November 27, 1969), usually credited as just Chin Han, is an Singaporean-American actor of stage, film, and television whose career has spanned more than 20 years. He gained widespread acclaim while starring in Masters of the Sea,[2] Singapore television's first foray into English-language drama.

Han broke into the Hollywood film industry in recent years with 3 Needles. He also appeared in The Dark Knight as Lau,[3] and in Roland Emmerich's 2009 film 2012 as Tenzin. Chin Han appeared in the film Restless as Dr. Lee in 2011, followed by a turn in Steven Soderbergh's movie Contagion as epidemiologist Sun Feng. In 2012 he guest starred in the Fringe episode "Making Angels" as Neil, and later played Chinese envoy Zheng Min in the final four episodes of ABC's Last Resort. In 2014 he appeared as Jia Sidao in Marco Polo.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Blindness Daniel Hong
2005 3 Needles Soldier Xuan
2008 The Dark Knight Lau
2009 2012 Tenzin
2011 Restless Dr. Lee
Contagion Sun Feng
2013 The Sixth Gun Chow TV film
Final Recipe David Chan
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Councilman Yen
2016 Independence Day: Resurgence Commander Jiang [4]
2017 Ghost in the Shell Togusa
2018 Skyscraper Zhao Long Ji

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Masters of the Sea
2000 AlterAsians Alex Miniseries
2012 Fringe (season 4) Neil Chung Episode 11: "Making Angels"
Last Resort Zheng Min
2013 Arrow (season 1) Frank Chen 4 episodes
The Blacklist (season 1) Wujing Episode 3: "Wujing (No. 84)"
Serangoon Road Kay Song
2014 Marco Polo Jia Sidao
2015 The Spoils Before Dying Salizar Vasquez Deleon
2017 Lethal Weapon Detective Henry Cho

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Sleeping Dogs Sonny[5] Voice


  1. ^ 李亦筠. "本地演员黄经汉参演《三根针》 与刘玉玲演对手戏没压力", Lianhe Zaobao, 2006-12-02. Retrieved on 2009-10-13.
  2. ^ "Ng Chin Han Wears an IWC Watch to Premier of The Dark Knight". ViaLuxe. 24 July 2008. Archived from the original on 3 February 2009. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
  3. ^ "Chin Han's first day on a Hollywood movie". BBC News. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  4. ^ Patrick Frater (June 2, 2015). "Chin Han Joins 'Independence Day 2′ EXCLUSIVE". Retrieved June 2, 2015.
  5. ^ Behind the Scenes: Voice-Over Talent (UK). 17 July 2012 – via YouTube.

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