Urassaya Sperbund

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Urassaya Sperbund
Born (1993-03-18) March 18, 1993 (age 26)
NationalityThai
Other namesYaya
Alma materChulalongkorn University
(Faculty of Arts)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Model
Years active2007–present
AgentChannel 3
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Websiteurassayaclub.com

Urassaya Sperbund (Thai: อุรัสยา เสปอร์บันด์; born March 18, 1993), more commonly known as Yaya, is a Thai of Norwegian descent actress and model known for her roles in Duang Jai Akkanee (2010), Game Rai Game Rak (2011), Torranee Ni Nee Krai Krong (2012), Kleun Cheewit (2017) and The Crown Princess (2018).[1]

Early life[edit]

Urassaya Sperbund was born on 18 March 1993 in Pattaya, Thailand. She is of Thai and Norwegian descent. She is fluent in Thai, English, Spanish, French and Norwegian. Sperbund attended Regents International School Pattaya for primary[2] and secondary education before moving to Bangkok Patana School. Sperbund graduated from Chulalongkorn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2015.[3]

Career[edit]

Sperbund has further stabilized her acting abilities and position in the entertainment industry with her roles in several dramas. She has endorsed famous brands including Maybelline, Pantene and Uniqlo.[4] Sperbund is the first Thai actress who received the title of "Friend of Louis Vuitton" and became the first ever Thai celebrity featured in US Vogue.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Brother of the Year Jane rom-com film
Nakee 2 Sroy historical film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2008 Peun See Long Hon Som Channel 3
2010 Kularb Rai Narm Nucharee
Thara Himalaya Ajjima Potsawat (Jeed)
Duang Jai Akkanee
Wayupak Montra
2011 Tawan Deard Phet Roong
Game Rai Game Rak Fahlada/Nang Fah
2012 Torranee Ni Nee Krai Krong Darunee
2013 Maya Tawan Mattana
Dao Raung Dao Raung
2014 Roy Ruk Hak Liam Tawan Mayumi Takahashi
Roy Fun Tawan Deard
2015 Neung Nai Suang Hatairach (Poom)
2017 Kleun Cheewit Jeerawat (Jee)
Leh Lub Salub Rarng Petra Pawadee
2018 The Crown Princess Princess Alice Madeleine Theresa Phillips
2019 Klin Kasalong Kasalong/Songpeep/Pimpisa/Pimmada
TBA Jao Gum Nai Waan Main Role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What is the BoF 500?". businessoffashion. October 21, 2018. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
  2. ^ Warner, Alicia (October 21, 2018). "Girl Rising touches the heart of The Regent's School Pattaya community". pattayamail. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "'ญาญ่า'สุดปลื้ม แทบหลั่งน้ำตา!! นำทีมดารารับพระราชทานปริญญาบัตร ที่จุฬาฯ". khaosod. October 21, 2018. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  4. ^ Losmithgul, Mary (October 21, 2018). "Urassaya Sperbund Is One Of The #BOF500". thailandtatler. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  5. ^ Kim, Monica (October 21, 2018). "Watch Yaya, Thai Superstar, Take New York (and the Fashion World!) by Storm". Vogue. Retrieved February 27, 2018.

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