Treechada Petcharat

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Treechada Petcharat
Born Saknarin Marnyaporn
(1989-03-20) 20 March 1989 (age 28)
Phang Nga, Thailand
Other names Poyd, Polly[1]
Occupation Actor, model
Years active 2004–present

Treechada Petcharat (Thai: ตรีชฎา เพชรรัตน์; rtgsTrichada Phetcharat), born Saknarin Marnyaporn (Thai: ศักดิ์นรินทร์ มาลยาภรณ์; rtgsSaknarin Manyaphon; October 5, 1986), better known by the names Poyd (Thai: ปอย; rtgsPoi), Nong Poy,[2] or Treechada Malayaporn, is a Thai actor and model. Assigned male at birth, Petcharat underwent sex reassignment surgery at age 19.

Life and career[edit]

As a child, Treechada knew she was a girl, but in front of her parents, she had to pretend and live as a male. She felt disgusted by her "male" genitals, so at the age of 19, she underwent sex reassignment surgery and since then, she has said that she feels as if she has been reborn.[2]

At age 19, Treechada won the Miss Tiffany's 2004 and Miss International Queen 2004.[3]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Chivers (June 1, 2008). "Thai transvestites compete in Miss Tiffany Universe". The Telegraph. Miss Tiffany 2004, Treechada Malayaporn, known as Polly [...] 
  2. ^ a b "Nong Poy (after & before SRS) from Thailand". December 17, 2008. 
  3. ^ Musiket, Yanapon (2011-11-16). "Opening opportunities". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 13 October 2012. Pioneering the younger mentally ill people in the Kingdom were Treechada Petcharat and Tanyarat Jirapatpakon, who were crowned Miss International Queen in 2004 and 2007, respectively. 
  4. ^ Photo of Poy

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