Shane Pow

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Shane Pow
Born
Shane Pow Xun Ping

(1990-10-04) October 4, 1990 (age 29)
ResidenceSingapore
NationalitySingaporean
OccupationActor
Years active2012-present
Partner(s)Kimberly Wang
Awards
Star Awards 2015 - Star Awards 2017 :
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese包勋评
Musical career
Associated acts8 Dukes of Caldecott Hill

Shane Pow (simplified Chinese: 包勋评; traditional Chinese: 包勛評; pinyin: Bāo Xūnpíng, born 4 Oct 1990) is a Singaporean actor and was named as one of the 8 Dukes of Caldecott Hill.[1]

Shane Pow
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)

Career[edit]

Shane was talent scouted by a modelling agency, he began doing photography shoots such as the “Get Your Sexy Back” Campaign to encourage responsible drinking. In 2011, Shane steered towards his dream and signed for Manhunt Singapore 2011 contest. After ManHunt, Shane secured roles in numerous local dramas. His hard work paid off when he was offered to sign with MediaCorp as an artiste. His breakthrough role came in 2012 as B Niu (B牛) in the local drama It Takes Two. He was also nominated for the Best Newcomer in the Star Awards 2013.[2] He slowly rose to fame and obtained more significant roles in dramas such as Love At Risk and The Recruit diaries.

In 2014, Shane ventured into hosting, where he hosted Cheap and Good and also Style Check-in 4. He has also filmed Serve H.O.T, Against the Tides and Three Wishes that has awarded for Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes in Star Awards 2015, 2016 & 2017. In 2015, he has filmed Family On The Edge and The Journey: Our Homeland. In 2016, he has filmed House of Fortune, Beyond Words & Peace & Prosperity and two toggle original series, I Want to Be a Star where his first leading role & Soul Reaper. In 2017, he had filmed When Duty Calls that gains his nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Star Awards 2018. In 2018, he has filmed Mind Matters and toggle original series, Die Die Also Must Serve and Love At Cavenagh Bridge.

Pow has gotten 3 out of 10 Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes from 2015-2017 respectively.

Early life[edit]

Shane has an elder sister. He was educated at Woodlands Ring Secondary School and Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Shane is an avid sportsman and has represented the Singapore National Youth Basketball team in international competitions before an unexpected injury forced him to stop competing competitively. He was also a part-time presenter for SPH Razortv’s sports segment “Livewire”. Livewire covers all sporting events relating to tertiary institutions such as cheerleading, volleyball and dragonboating. Apart from conducting interviews with sporting participants, he was also given the opportunity to participate in the various sports with teams from various tertiary institutions.

Controversy[edit]

In September 2016, Pow, appeared on television in blackface after a casting director fails to find a person of African descent for a role in the drama series I Want to Be a Star. Pow's father in the series, played by veteran actor Chew Chor Meng, had said Indians and Africans are "all the same". In the following month, the episode was pulled from Mediacorp's online streaming service Toggle following a public outcry on social media for being racist.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Television Series[edit]

English Series[edit]

Year Work Role Notes
2020 Terror Within
  • Toggle Original Series
2018 Dance With Me
Nat
  • Pairs up with Kimberly Wang
  • 1st Male Lead
  • Toggle Original Series
2017 Faculty Philip

Mandarin Series[edit]

Year Work Role Notes
2020

All Around You
回路网

Zhuang Wei Ren
庄维仁
  • 1/3 of Male Lead 三大男主角之一
2019 C.L.I.F. 5
警徽天职之海岸卫队
Li Xiaorong
李晓荣
Remember Us This Way
到此一游
Junjie
俊杰
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • Directorial Debut Project
Jalan Jalan
带你去走走
Cui Dafeng
催大风
2018 The Distance Between
下个路口遇见你
Warren
  • Pairs up with Chantalle Ng
  • 2nd Male Lead 第二男主角
  • Toggle Original Series
Love At Cavenagh Bridge
加文纳桥的约定
Don
  • Pairs up with Kimberly Wang & Jayley Woo
  • Unit Male Lead 单元男主角
  • Toggle Original Series
Mind Matters
心. 情
Hu Ruiming
胡锐铭
Die Die Also Must Serve
战备好兄弟
Wu Zhixing
吴志星
  • 2nd Male Lead 第二男主角
  • Toggle Original Series
2017 When Duty Calls
卫国先锋
Yao Weiguo
姚卫国
  • Pairs up with Jasmine Sim
  • Siblings with Mei Xin
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Crescendo the Musical
音乐剧《起飞》
David
罗大卫
  • Pairs up with Boon Huilu
  • 1/3 of the Male Lead 三大男主角之一
2016 Soul Reaper
勾魂使者
Jude
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • Toggle Original Series
I Want to Be a Star
小咖大作战
Zhong Dilong
钟狄龙
  • Pairs up with Hong Ling
  • 2nd Male Lead 第二男主角
  • Toggle Original Series
Peace & Prosperity
富贵平安
Huang Zihao
黄子豪
  • Pairs up with Jayley Woo
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • 170-episodes long running drama
Beyond Words
爱要怎么说
Liang Yongxi
梁永禧
  • Pairs up with Jayley Woo
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • Malaysian Production
House of Fortune
钱来运转
Bai Zhengyu
白正宇
  • Pairs up with Ya Hui
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2015 The Journey: Our Homeland
信约: 我们的家园
Wan Zihua
万子华
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Families on the Edge
一家都不能少
Wang Haowei
王浩伟
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2014 Three Wishes
三个愿望
Zhao Youting
赵右挺
Against The Tide
逆潮
Liu Zebang
刘泽邦
  • Siblings with Bonnie Loo
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Served H.O.T
烧。卖
Zhuang Haolun
庄浩论
  • One of the Male Leads 男主角之一
2013 Disclosed
揭密
Kuang Siyuan
邝思远
Love At Risk
爱情风险
Liao Yuanman
廖圆满
  • Pairs up with Tracy Lee
  • Supporting Role 男配角
The Recruit Diaries
阿兵新传
Lin Daiyu
林岱煜
  • 1/5 of the Male Lead 五大男主角之一
C.L.I.F. 2
警徽天职2
Shane Loh
罗俊贤
  • Pairs up with Jayley Woo
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2012 It Takes Two
对对碰
B-Niu
B牛
  • Pairs up with Shine Koh
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Poetic Justice (TV series)
微笑正义
Alex
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
Don't Stop Believin
我们等你
Du Siwei
杜思维

Compilation album[edit]

Year English title Mandarin title
2013 MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 13 新传媒群星金蛇献祥福
2015 MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 15 新传媒群星金羊添吉祥
2016 MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 16 新传媒群星金猴添喜庆

Accolades[edit]

Year Ceremony Category Nominated Work Result
2013 19th Star Awards Ceremony Best Newcomer It Takes Two
(as B-Niu)
Nominated
2015 21st Star Awards Ceremony Toggle Outstanding Duke Award N/A Nominated
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Won
2016 22nd Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Won
Fame Award 2016 Best Actor in a Supporting Role The Journey: Our Homeland
(as Wan Zihua)
Nominated
2017 23rd Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Won
London Choco Roll Happiness Award House Of Fortune
(as Bai Zhengyu)
Nominated
2018 24rd Star Awards Ceremony Bioskin Most Charismatic Artiste Award When Duty Calls
(as Gordon Yeoh)
Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2019 25th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor Mind Matters
(as Hu Ruiming)
Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aloysius Pang starts business with older brother- Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  2. ^ "Who's in and who's out? Star Awards 2013 nominees list!". 6 Feb 2013.
  3. ^ hermesauto (2016-10-26). "Mediacorp's Toggle removes Shane Pow's 'blackface' episode following outcry". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2017-05-06.

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