Rayson Tan

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Rayson Tan
Chinese name 陳泰銘 (traditional)
Chinese name 陈泰铭 (simplified)
Pinyin Chén Tàimíng (Mandarin)
Pe̍h-ōe-jī Tân Thài-bîng (Hokkien)
Origin Singapore
Born (1965-01-12) 12 January 1965 (age 52)
Singapore Singapore
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990-Present
Spouse(s) Married Chen Liping in 1990
Children Zavier Tan

Rayson Tan (Chinese: 陈泰铭; born 12 January 1965) is a Singaporean MediaCorp actor. He is best known for his eunuch roles in several television series.

Career[edit]

Before joining MediaCorp, Tan worked as a flight attendant with Singapore Airlines.[1] In 1990, he emerged as the 2nd Runner-Up in Singapore's Star Search Singapore talent competition. He has worked on many different roles and hosted many TV programmes, including the role of Singaporean war hero Lim Bo Seng in the 1997 WWII drama series The Price of Peace and the host for PSC Night in 2006.

Tan has also been nominated multiple times in the annual Star Awards, especially for the "Best Supporting Actor" award category. In 1997, Tan was voted as one of the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes in Singapore.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Tan is married to fellow MediaCorp actress Chen Liping and they have a son. Together Tan and his wife are Christian followers[citation needed].

In 2003, Tan was sued by actress Andrea De Cruz in the Slim 10 pills saga. Tan was acquitted of the charges in the lawsuit.[2]

Filmography[edit]

  • 1991
    • 金色珊顿道 Golden Shenton Way
    • 家有恶妻 The Woman I Marry
    • 宜家宜乐 Home Sweet Home
  • 1992
    • 霹雳红唇 Ladies In Action
    • 浪漫战场 My Buddies
    • 迷离夜 II Mystery II
  • 1993
    • 银海惊涛 Reaching For The Stars
    • 皇朝铁将金粉情 The Invincible Warriors
    • 暴雨狂花 Angel of Vengeance
  • 1994
    • 昆仑奴 The Valiant On
    • 鹤啸九天 Web of Deceit
    • 聪明糊涂心 Truly Yours
  • 1995
    • 阎罗传奇 King Of Hades
    • 天师钟馗之江山美人 Heavenly Ghostcatcher
    • 天师钟馗之杨贵妃 Heavenly Ghostcatcher
    • 阿雪 Ah Xue
  • 1996
    • 妈姐情缘 A Different Life
    • 风雨柴船头 River Of Love
    • 第三类剧场 Tales Of The Third Kind
  • 1997
    • 婚姻法庭 Courting Trouble
    • 狮城奇案录之第一个上绞台的女人 Crimes And Tribulations
    • 和平的代价 The Price Of Peace
    • 单身女郎 Roses, Complete With Thorns
  • 1998
    • 四个好涩的男人 Men At The Crossroad
    • 七个梦 Dreams
    • 哎哟哟奇妙假期 My Teacher, Aiyoyo!
    • 刑事235 Act 235
    • 陌生人 Riding The Storm
    • 医生档案 From The Medical Files
  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
    • 考试家族 No Problem
    • 加东Miss Oh Katong Miss Oh
  • 2003
  • 2004
    • 喜临门I Double Happiness I
    • 美丽家庭 Love Is Beautiful
    • 喜临门II Double Happiness II
    • 遗情未了 Timeless Gift
  • 2005
    • 法医X挡案 II Beyond The Axis of Truth II
Year Drama Role Notes
2006 The Undisclosed
迷云二十天
CK Chong
  • Supporting Role 男配角
A Million Treasures
百万宝
Hong Dehua
宏徳华
2007 Happily Ever After
凡间新仙人
Dong Hua Gong
栋华公
  • Special Appearance 特别主演
The Homecoming
十三鞭
Chen Hanyuan
陈汉远
2008 Just in Singapore
一房,半厅,一水缸
Jian Hui
建辉
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Love Blossoms
心花朵朵开
Kang Qingxiong
康庆雄
  • Pairs up with Patricia Mok
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • 110 episode long running drama
2009 Housewives' Holiday
主妇的假期
Bryan He
何龙威
  • Pairs up with Xiang Yun
  • 1/3 of the Male Lead 三大男主角之一
2010 Unriddle
最火搭档
Andrew Kwan
  • Supporting Role 男配角
The Family Court
走进走出
Shen Yi'an
沈怡安
2011 C.L.I.F.
警徽天职
Yu Zhongnan
余忠南
On the Fringe 2011
边缘父子
Yao Guohua
耀国华
A Song to Remember
星洲之夜
Black Snake
黑蛇
2012 Double Bonus
双星报喜
Liu Daqi
刘鎉戚
  • Pairs up with Kate Pang
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Joys of Life
花样人间
Yamaguchi
  • Pairs up with Apple Hong
  • Supporting Role 男配角
It Takes Two
对对碰
Zhang Yang
张扬
Beyond
X元素
Chen Dayu
陈大雨
  • Special Appearance 特别演员
2013 I'm In Charge
小子当家
Director Yang
杨大导
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2014 Entangled
日落洞
Luo Dongfa
罗栋法
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • WON - Best Supporting Actor, ATA 2014
In The Name of Love
最爱是你
Lu Zhiguang
录志光
  • Pairs up with Youyi
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Mystic Whispers
Luo Yongzhong
罗勇衷
2015 Good Luck
百岁大吉
Fang Youda
方友达
Second Chance
流氓律师
Peter Qiu
秋医生
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Tiger Mum
虎妈来了
Ivan Eng
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Super Senior
长辈甜心
Chen Guotai
陈国泰
  • Pairs up with Vivian Lai
  • Supporting Role 男配角
The Dream Makers II
志在四方II
Richard Ma
  • Enemies against Li Nanxing
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2016 Life - Fear Not
人生无所畏
Zhuang Daoqiang
庄道强
  • Father of Bonnie Loo
  • Pairs up with Chen Liping
  • 1/3 of the Male Lead 三大男主角之一
  • 120-ep long running drama
2017 Home Truly
回家
Peng Dayu
彭大宇
Dream Coder
梦想程式
Li Junheng
李俊亨
Legal Eagles
法网天后
Gu Tianlin
古天麟
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • Malaysia Production

Variety shows[edit]

  • 2002
    • 城市特务 City Spy
  • 2004
    • 走走吃吃看一看 New City Beat
  • 2006
    • 普威之夜 PSC Night
  • 2007
    • 赢万金游万里 2007 Cash Plus Holiday 2007

Achievements[edit]

Year Award Representative Work Result
1997 Star Awards 1997, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Won
1998 Star Awards 1998, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2000 Star Awards 2000, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2001 Star Awards 2001, Best Supporting Actor Three Women and A Half Nominated
2015 Star Awards 2015, Top 10 Most Lame Male Artistes Nominated
2003 Star Awards 2003, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2006 Star Awards 2006, Best Supporting Actor The Undisclosed Nominated
2007 Star Awards 2007, Anniversary Special - Top 10 Most Memorable Villains The Homecoming Won
2012 Star Awards 2012, Best Supporting Actor A Song to Remember Nominated
2012 Star Awards 2012, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2013 Star Awards 2013, Best Supporting Actor It Takes Two Nominated
2014 Asian Television Awards 2014, Best Supporting Actor Entangled Won
2017 Star Awards 2017, Best Evergreen Veteran Life - Fear Not Pending

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rayson Tan Celeb Bios on MediaCorp TV". MediaCorp TV. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Slim 10 Saga". National Library Board. 29 Jun 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 

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