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Punlapa Margaret Taylor
January 20, 1983
|Known for||Jaa in Ruk Jung|
|Television||The Amazing Race Asia 2|
Punlapa Margaret Taylor (January 20, 1983), also known as Paula Taylor (Thai: พอลล่า เทเลอร์) or Thai name Punlapa Supa-aksorn (Thai: พัลลภา ศุภอักษร; RTGS: Phanlapha Suppha-akson), is a Thai of British descent actress, model, and presenter.
Taylor was born in Chulalongkorn hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. Two weeks after she was born, the family moved to Australia. Her mother is of Thai descent and her father is of British descent. She grew up in Perth, Western Australia and at the age of 9, after her parents' divorce, moved to Brisbane, Queensland. Taylor got a bachelor in Business Administration from Assumption University
While visiting her family in Thailand, she was asked if she would be interested in doing some modelling. She started her career in several commercials and small Thai movies before becoming a regular VJ for Channel V Thailand. Discovered by television producer Tanawat Wansom, she quickly rose to fame and became a sought-after television hostess and presenter. In 2006, she co-starred in the Thai romance comedy film The Memory.
The Amazing Race Asia 2
Taylor also participated in The Amazing Race Asia 2 with her childhood friend Natasha Monks. At the 9th leg they came in last but it was a non-elimination leg. In Leg 10, however, which was in Hungary, they came last for the second time, leading them to be the 6th eliminated pair. They finished 5th in the race.
Taylor made her Hollywood debut starring opposite William Hurt and Cary Elwes in the 2011 film Hellgate. Due to her exposure in the Amazing Race Asia, her face and name have become familiar in several Southeast Asian countries. In 2009 she landed the starring role in a film starring Filipino comedian Vic Sotto in Love On Line where she plays a version of herself. She was also a guest host on Eat Bulaga! in which Sotto is a regular. She appears on the Philippine TV Sunday variety show SOP. She currently resides in Hong Kong and London and is mainly focusing on raising her children but she still travels around Asia for commercials and television guest appearances.
Taylor married Anglo-Chinese businessman Edward Buttery in December 2010. They have a daughter, Lyla Jane Buttery (born on May 18, 2011 in the UK), a son, Luca Christopher Buttery (born in 2015 in the UK) and daughter, Louella Louise Buttery (born April 2018).
|2003||Sexphone & the Lonely Wave (Sexphone / คลื่นเหงา / สาวข้างบ้าน)||Jay|
|2006||The Memory (รักจัง)||Jaa|
|The Magnificent Five (พระ เด็ก เสือ ไก่ วอก)||Raka|
|2009||Love on Line (LOL)||Paula Taylor|
|2010||The Little Comedian (บ้านฉัน..ตลกไว้ก่อน (พ่อสอนไว้))||Dr. Ice|
|2014||The Pararell (ร่าง)||Amy|
|La Ong Tet||Channel 3||La Ong Tet|
|[V] Boutique||Channel [V] Thailand||VJ|
|Chef to Go||QTV||Guest|
|Eat Bulaga!||GMA Network|
|The Amazing Race Asia 2||AXN Asia||Co-Competitor with Natasha Monks|
|The Amazing Race Asia 3||Local Greeter at Leg 1|
|True Love Next Door Season 1&2 (เนื้อคู่ประตูถัดไป)||MCOT||Kwan Jai|
|True Love Next Door Season 3 (เนื้อคู่อยากรู้ว่าใคร)||Channel 5||Kwan Jai|
|True Love Next Door Season 4 (เนื้อคู่ The Final Answer)||GTH Channel||Kwan Jai|
|SOP||GMA Network||Guest host – August 16, 2009|
|The Apartment - Celebrity Edition||Star World||Contestant|
|Club Friday The Series Season 8||Kate|
- "Yah Lop Tah" by JR-Voy
- "Sexy" by Paradox
- "Tell Me Your Name" by Christian Bautista
- Maak Maai by Bie The Star