Qi Yuwu

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Qi.
Qi Yuwu
Chinese name 戚玉武
Pinyin Qī Yùwǔ (Mandarin)
Origin China
Born (1976-11-28) November 28, 1976 (age 40)
China Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Other name(s) 阿武
715
Occupation Actor
Label(s) Mediacorp (1999 - Present)
Years active 1999-present
Spouse(s) Married Joanne Peh in 2014
[1]
Children baby Qi
(born in 2015)

Qi Yuwu (born 28 November 1976) is a Singapore-based Chinese actor. He is a Permanent Resident of Singapore and a contracted artiste under Mediacorp and Beijing Enlight Media Group. In Star Awards 2016, he took the all time favourite award with Rui En.

Life and career[edit]

Qi studied at Guangzhou Physical Education Institute before moving to Singapore. He won the title of Champion and Mr Personality in the China Round of Asian Star Search in 1999. Previously, Qi worked as a model and played the lead role in a Guangzhou-produced television series, before signing on a contract with the Television Corporation of Singapore (now Mediacorp).

In 2000, Qi was cast in his debut role as Sikong Zhaixing in Master Swordsman Lu Xiaofeng with other actors from Singapore and the Asian-Pacific region. Following that, Qi was cast in Dare To Strike, another Singapore-Hong Kong co-produced television series.

Apart from acting in Singaporean television dramas, Qi has also starred in international films, some of which were produced by Mediacorp Raintree Pictures.[2] He also starred 2011 in the Australian 3-D Horror film Bait 3D.[3]

In January 2013, Qi worked with renowned Chinese artist, Feng Zhengjie, to present their artwork, 'Showcase on Print' for the inaugural Worlds Apart Fair.

In April 2013, Qi began dating co-star Joanne Peh. On 9 September 2014, the couple got married in front of the Merlion statue in a "hush-hush ceremony" at The Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa.[1] On 28 January 2015, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child.[4] On 07 August 2015, Yuwu and Joanne welcomed a baby girl at Mount Elizabeth Hospital.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Protégé
门徒
Singapore customs officer cameo
881 Guan Yin
The Home Song Stories Joe Nominated - Best Actor, 49th Australian Film Institute Awards
2008 Toilet Love short film by Royston Tan
The Leap Years K.S. Originally filmed in 2005
12 Lotus
12莲花
Ah Long
Painted Skin
画皮
Xiaoyi
2010 14 Blades
锦衣卫
Xuanwu
2011 The Founding of a Party
建党伟业
Wang Jinmei
Bait 3D Steven
2012 Nightclub School Hospital
夜店诡谈
Li Wei
2015 1965 Inspector Cheng

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Master Swordsman Lu Xiaofeng
陆小凤之决战前后
Sikong Zhaixing
Dare to Strike
扫冰者
2001 In Pursuit of Peace
何日军再来
Lin Fan
The Hotel
大酒店
appeared in episode 18
My Genie
我爱精灵
Zhang Taiping
2002 Bukit Ho Swee
河水山
Cai Yongsong
Brotherhood
有情有义
Fan Wen
Beautiful Connection
九层糕
Zheng Ruisheng Pairs up with Jeanette Aw
Innocently Guilty
法内有情天
My Genie II
我爱精灵II
Zhang Taiping
2003 Love is Beautiful
美丽家庭
Xie Langping
Romance De Amour
1加1等于3
Zheng Xuelun
2004 Room in My Heart
真心蜜语
Zhu Jiankang Nominated - Best Actor, Star Awards 2004
To Mum with Love
非一般妈妈
Lin Zhengzhi
The Champion
任我遨游
Lu Kaiwei Pairs up with Jeanette Aw
I Love My Home
我爱我家
Xu Chuanguo
2005 A Promise for Tomorrow
拥抱明天
Spiderman Pairs up with Rui En
Beyond The aXis of Truth II
法医X档案II之复生人
Ye Zhongxin
PS...I Love You
天…使我爱你
Feng
Beautiful Illusions
镜中人
Dave Zhou Jianwei
2006 C.I.D.
刑警2人组
Tang Siwei Nominated - Best Actor, Star Awards 2006
Yours Always
让爱自邮
Fang You
2007 The Peak
最高点
Chen Tianjun Nominated - Best Actor, Star Awards 2007
2008 The Little Nyonya
小娘惹
Chen Xi Pairs up with Jeanette Aw
Nominated - Best Actor, Star Awards 2009
Won - Best Drama Performance by an Actor (1st Runner-up), 14th Asian Television Awards
2010 Carlsberg Telemovie Showcase - Bent on You
皇帽瑞士喜迎虎 电视电影系列 - 就是喜欢你
Li Weijie
Precious Babes
三个女人一个宝
Yuan Renxian Pairs up with Eelyn Kok
The Family Court
走进走出
Lin Leshan Pairs up with Chris Tong
Won - Best Actor, Star Awards 2011
2011 Painted Skin
画皮
Long Yun guest star
C.L.I.F.
警徽天职
Tang Yao Jia Pairs up with Joanne Peh
Nominated - Best Actor, Star Awards 2012
A Song to Remember
星洲之夜
Mo Liguang Pairs up with Joanne Peh and Julie Tan
Mooncake
朋友
Tang Junlong
2013 C.L.I.F. 2
警徽天职2
Tang Yao Jia Pairs up with Joanne Peh
The Dream Makers
志在四方
Jason Lam Qin Hui Pairs up with Jeanette Aw and Rui En
Nominated - Best Actor, Star Awards 2014
2014 C.L.I.F. 3
警徽天职3
Tang Yao Jia Pairs up with Joanne Peh
Nominated - Best Actor, Star Awards 2015
2015 The Dream Makers II
志在四方II
Jason Lam Qin Hui Pairs up with Rui En and Jeanette Aw

[5] [6]

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Accolade Representative work Result
1999 Star Search 1999 China Male Champion Won
2004 Star Awards Best Actor Room in My Heart Nominated
2004 Star Awards Top 10 Most Male Popular Artistes Won
2005 Star Awards Top 10 Most Male Popular Artistes Won
2006 Star Awards Best Actor C.I.D. Nominated
2006 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Won
2007 Star Awards Best Actor The Peak Nominated
2007 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Won
2007 Star Awards 2000s Screen Heartthrob Won
2007 AFI Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role The Home Song Stories Nominated
2009 Star Awards Best Actor The Little Nyonya Nominated
2009 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Won
2009 Asian Television Awards Best Actor The Little Nyonya Nominated
2010 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Won
2011 Star Awards Best Actor The Family Court Won
2011 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Won
2011 Star Awards Favourite Male Character The Family Court Nominated
2011 Asian Television Awards Best Actor The Family Court Nominated
2012 Star Awards Best Actor C.L.I.F. Nominated
2012 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Won
2012 Star Awards Favourite Onscreen Couple (w Joanne Peh) C.L.I.F. Nominated
2013 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2014 Star Awards 20 Best Actor The Dream Makers Nominated
2014 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Won
2014 Star Awards Favourite Onscreen Couple (w Jeanette Aw) The Dream Makers Won
2014 Star Awards Favourite Onscreen Couple (w Rui En) The Dream Makers Nominated
2015 Star Awards Best Actor C.L.I.F. 3 Nominated
2015 Star Awards Top 10 Most Popular Artistes Award Won
2015 Star Awards Favourite Onscreen Couple (w Joanne Peh) C.L.I.F. 3 Nominated
2015 PPCTV Awards Favourite Lead Actor The Dream Makers Nominated
2015 PPCTV Awards Favourite Male Character The Dream Makers Nominated
2015 PPCTV Awards Favourite Onscreen Couple (w Jeanette Aw) The Dream Makers Nominated
2016 Star Awards All Time Favourite Artiste Award Won
2016 Star Awards Best Actor The Dream Makers II Won
2016 Star Awards Favourite Onscreen Couple (w Jeanette Aw) The Dream Makers II Won
2016 Star Awards Favourite Onscreen Couple (w Rui En) The Dream Makers II Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 11, 2014. Retrieved September 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Qi Yuwu's Movie Ambition". Channel News Asia. 27 November 2007. 
  3. ^ Official Trailer for Bait 3D Swims In
  4. ^ "Joanne Peh, Qi Yuwu expecting SG50 baby". Channel NewsAsia. 28 January 2015. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Qi Yuwu". imdb.com. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Qi Yuwu". chinesemov.com. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 

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