Richard Low

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Richard Low
Chinese name 劉謙益 (traditional)
Chinese name 刘谦益 (simplified)
Pinyin Liú Qiānyì (Mandarin)
Born (1952-06-19) 19 June 1952 (age 66)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980s-present
Label(s)

Richard Low (Chinese: 刘谦益; Wade–Giles: Liu2 Chien1 I4; born 19 June 1952), also known as Richard Loh or Liu Qianyi, is a Mediacorp actor. He is best known for acting in many Chinese-language television dramas produced by MediaCorp Channel 8 and its predecessors. He also acted in some of Jack Neo's films.[1]

Career[edit]

Low was mostly a theatre actor before joining the SBC's drama training class in the 1980s and switching to television. He used to be typecast as villains or unruly gangster-like characters.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Drama Role Notes
2019 Heart To Heart
心点心
Zhou Zhiyuan
周志远
2018 Say Cheese
西瓜甜不甜
Pan Renyi
潘仁义
Eat Already? 4
吃饱没4
Chen Zhiwen
陈志文
  • Older Version of Elvin Ng
  • 1/2 of the Male Lead 两大男主角之一
2016 Hero
大英雄
Old Fogey
老鬼
  • Cameo Appearance 特别演员
2015 The Dream Makers II
志在四方II
Zhao De
赵德
Tanglin Lim Kwong San
Super Senior
长辈甜心
Liu Fugui
刘福贵
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Spouse For House 2 Kok Wee
Second Chance
流氓律师
Chen Guo
陈郭
  • Supporting Role 男配角
A Blessed Life
吉人天相
Huang Jinshan
黄金剡
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2014 In The Name Of Love
最爱是你
Hong Bo
洪薄
  • Supporting Role 男配角
World at Your Feet
球在你脚下
Wu Shengda
吴升达
  • Father of Elvin Ng
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Spouse For House Kok Wee
2013 Disclosed
揭秘
Kuang Baomin
邝保民
The Dream Makers
志在四方
Zhao De
赵德
2012 Poetic Justice
微笑正义
Mr Li
李先生
  • Father of Shane Pow
  • Cameo Appearance 特别演员
Jump!
跳浪
Uncle Cai
  • Grandfather of Edwin Goh
  • Supporting Role
  • threesixzero production
Absolutely Charming
狐狸糊涂爱上它
Song Tiancheng
宋天成
2011 The Oath
行医
Yang Liming
杨立明
The In-Laws
麻婆斗妇
Wang Du
王堵
2010 Breakout
破天网
Jimmy Zhang
  • Supporting Role 男配角
The Score
无花果
Luo Zhibin
罗志斌
New Beginnings
红白囍事
Cai Fulin
蔡福临
2009 The Dream Catchers
未来不是梦
Lin Guo Dong
林国栋
  • Supporting Role
2008 Love Blossoms II 心花朵朵开 II Old Peter
Beach.Ball.Babes 球爱大战
The Truth 谜图
2007 Metamorphosis 破茧而出 An Guoxiong
  • Special Appearance
Switched! 幸运星 Jiang Pei Xiang
  • Supporting Cast
2006 ABC DJ Goh Boon Keng
  • Supporting Cast
2005 Portrait of Home II
同心园II
Lin Shitou 林石头
Portrait of Home
同心圆
You Are the One 二分之一缘分
2004 The Best Bet 突然发财
Timeless Gift 遗情未了
An Ode To Life 三十风雨路 Zhang Yao Kun
  • Supporting Cast
Man at 40 跑吧,男人
Spice Siblings 辣兄辣妹
Chronicles of Life 我爱我家之真情实录
Crime Hunters 心网追凶
2003 A Toast of Love 吃吃面包谈谈情
Love is Beautiful 美丽家庭
2002 Springs Of Life 春到人间
Brotherhood 有情有义 Zhong Ji
  • Supporting Role
No Problem 考试家族
Kopi-O II 浓浓咖啡乌II Chen Mingcai
陈明财
  • Supporting Role
2001 Vive La Famille 好儿好女
Love Me, Love Me Not 真爱无敌
In Pursuit of Peace 何日军在来 Lin Songde
  • Supporting Cast
Heroes In Black 我来也
Beyond the Axis of Truth 法医X档案之异类接触 Song Tianli

Others[edit]

  • Beauty World: President Star Charity 美世界:总统星光慈善 (1998)

Accolades[edit]

Star Awards – Acting Awards
Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result
1995 2nd Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor Coffee or Tea Nominated
1997 4th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor The Silver Lining Won
1998 5th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor Living in Geylang Nominated
1999 6th Star Awards Ceremony Best Actor Mr OK Nominated
2000 7th Star Awards Ceremony Best Comedy Performer Don't Worry, Be Happy Nominated
2002 9th Star Awards Ceremony Best Comedy Performer I Not Stupid Nominated
9th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 20
2003 10th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 20
2009 15th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 20
2011 17th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 20
2012 18th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 20
2013 19th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 20
2014 20th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 20

Trivia[edit]

  • Richard Loh's Chinese catchphrase "你没吃饭啊!" ("You did not eat rice!") from a show he acted became popular for quite a while.
  • His favourite song is Good Thing by the Fine Young Cannibals
  • He bears a striking resemblance to Malaysia's first Yang diPertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Rahman whose portrait adorns the cover of the Malaysian currency note.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seah, May (28 January 2015). "Why Richard Low is into hip-hop, fashion, water sports and Instagram". Today. Retrieved 2015-01-30.

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