Greg Uttsada Panichkul
3 September 1973
California, United States
|Other names||Vj Utt|
Greg Uttsada Panichkul (Thai: อัษฎา พานิชกุล; RTGS: Atsada Phanitchakun; born September 3, 1973) is an American-born Thai actor, television presenter and model. He was a VJ for MTV Asia for over 15 years, making him one of Asia's longest running hosts and cementing his star status. Most recently Panichkul was the Director of Entertainment at IN Channel in Thailand and also a directorship at Beam Artistes in Singapore
Panichkul was born and raised in California in a Thai Chinese household. His father was a professor in social science. Panichkul studied at California State University, Northridge majoring in Biology and transferred to Assumption University majoring in Communication Arts. While at Assumption, he did some modeling on the side, although, initially to earn enough for a plane ticket back to California.
Fluent in both English and Thai, Panichkul acted in several Thai television series while in Thailand, one of his notable roles very early on was in Song Klam Doag Rak (1997), where he acted as an HIV-positive sex worker. Panichkul received a nomination for Best Actor at the Thailand Television Awards.
Panichkul was previously the spokesperson for the Giordano, Pepsi and Brand's Essence of Chicken. He is the Director of Beam Artistes Singapore and also the owner and director of his own Singapore-based Artiste Management company, Seven95ive Artistes.
Together with former model Thúy Hạnh, Panichkul is a permanent judge of MTV VJ Hunt for MTV Vietnam. He is also one of the regular guest judges on Supermodel Me. In Linkin Park's Burning In The Skies music video, Panichkul got a small role as the guy who broke a sweat and jumped out from fire.
|1995||Khue Hattha Khrong Phiphop||Phot|
|2005||Chase||Gabriel Peh||MediaCorp Channel 5|||
|2006||Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd||Himself|
|2007||After Hours||Gabriel Peh|
|2010||The Pupil||Dr Gregory Lee|
|2014||Wunnak Raktemban (Full House Thai Version)||Guy|
|Hormones Season 2||Pin|
|2018||Drag Race Thailand||himself/ as guest judge||Line TV, Thailand|
|2014||The Face Thailand (season 1)||himself/ as host||Channel 3, Thailand|
|2011||Lonely Planet: Best in Asia||Presenter|
|Catch of the Day||Guest|
|2009||Marina 154305Bay Singapore Countdown 2009|
|Live N Loaded|
|2008||Bluelist: Best of Asia|
|A Wedding Affair|
|2007||Miss Earth 2007||Host|
|Live the Dream|
|2002||Asian Television Awards|
- ^ California Birth Index, 1905-1995
- ^ a b c d TC, Ria (Feb 4, 2011). "VJ Utt Exclusively On DA MAN". DA MAN.
- ^ Poso, Maripet. "The 'It' Guy – VJ Utt". Ezy Health. Ezy Health. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
- ^ Tan, Trevor. "What's In... Utt's office". The Straits Times. The Straits Times. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
- ^ "Confessions of a former male model" (PDF). Today, p.T2. 13 October 2011.[permanent dead link]
- ^ "Kênh truyền hình MTV tìm kiếm VJ". 24 April 2012.
- ^ Supermodel Me - Guest judge profile - Utt Panichkul
- ^ "MediaCorp Pte Ltd | Programme". 2014-04-13. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. Retrieved 2021-09-17.
- Official Website
- VJ Utt at MTV Asia
- Seven95ive Artistes
- Profile on xinmnsn