Yao Wenlong

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Yao Wenlong
Born
姚彣隆

(1970-11-14) 14 November 1970 (age 49)
NationalityMalaysian
OccupationActor
Years active1990s-present
Spouse(s)Jenny Tsai
Children1 Son & 1 Daughter
AwardsStar Awards 1994 : Best Newcomer
Star Awards 2001 : Best Supporting Actor
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese姚彣隆
Musical career
Labels

Yao Wenlong (Chinese: 姚彣隆; pinyin: Yáo Wénlóng, born 14 November 1970) is a Singapore based Malaysian actor.

Career[edit]

Yao entered the local television scene after winning the Star Search 1993 (Male category) organised by then Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (now MediaCorp). Within a year, he won the Most Popular Newcomer award in Star Awards 1994 and the Best Supporting Actor award in Star Awards 2001 for his role as a sissy in drama Looking for Stars.[1]

Besides television dramas, he appeared in the popular sitcom, My Genie alongside Fiona Xie and Huang Yiliang. Yao starred in the 80 episode long Kinship series in 2007, where he collaborated with Jesseca Liu, Elvin Ng, Ann Kok, Cynthia Koh and Xiang Yun. In 2008, he played butcher Liu Yidao in the highly acclaimed serial The Little Nyonya, garnering him yet another Best Supporting Actor nomination.

Filmography[edit]

TV series[edit]

Year Drama Role Notes
1991 Romance of the Season
恋曲1991
Robert
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
1992 The Dating Game
爱情乒乓球
Postman
邮差
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
1993 Happy Reunion
年年有鱼
Hao Lai Wu
郝来乌
  • Male Lead 男主角
1994 Crazy Duet
叔侄俩疯狂
Tang Shan Yi Fu
唐山一夫
  • Male Lead 男主角
Against All Odds
共闯荆途
Li Hong Fan
李鸿帆
  • Male Lead 男主角
1995 Neighbourhood Heroes
大英雄小人物
Ye Wei Xin
叶伟新
  • Male Lead 男主角
Secret Files
机密档案
Guo Haoming
郭浩明
  • Male Lead 男主角
Sea Eagle
海岸猎鹰
Zhang Zhimin
张志敏
  • Telemovie
Dr Justice II
法医故事II 之《午夜警钟》
Cheng Zhaotang
程兆棠
  • Supporting Role 男配角
1996 Triumph Over The Green
爱拼球会赢
Yang Cong
杨葱
  • Male Lead 男主角
Royal Battle of Wits
妙师爷三斗毒太监
Mo Weimin
莫为民
The Legends of Jigong
活佛济公
Golden Boy
金童
  • 1/3 of the Male Lead 三大男主角之一
1997 Places in My Heart
万里晴空
Zhuang Yaoguo
庄耀国
  • Male Lead 男主角
Playing to Win
Uncle当自强
Bao Zhengkang
鲍正康
Not The Facts
迷离剧场 之《红色疑惑》
Xue Shiwei
薛世伟
  • Male Lead 男主角
1998 The Return of the Condor Heroes
神鵰俠侶
Ye Luqi
耶律齐
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Singapore Short Stories
小说剧场 之《安琪儿的微笑》
Su Kaiwen
苏凯文
  • Male Lead 男主角
Myths and Legends of Singapore
石叻坡传说 之《讲古奇冤》
Chen Tianding
陈添丁
1999 Bright Future
同一片蓝天
Chen Zhilong
陈志龙
P.I. Blues
乌龙档案
Li Delong
李德龙
2000 Hainan Kopi Tales
琼园咖啡香
Long Yongan
龙永安
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Looking for Stars
星锁
Tequila
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2001 My Genie
我爱精灵
Jian Yuanbao
简元宝
You Light Up My Life
如何对你说
Wang Haowei
王浩威
In Pursuit of Peace
何日军再来
Chen Yong
陈永
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Beyond the Axis of Truth
法医X档案
Mike
The Hotel
大酒店
Dr Long
龙医生
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2002 Health Matters
一切由慎开始 之《我的太太是混血儿》
  • Male Lead 男主角
Viva Le Famille
好儿好女
Sun Yutai
孙裕泰
  • Pairs up with Chen Huihui
  • Supporting Role 男配角
The Vagrant
豹子胆
Liu Dehua (Yi Yang Zi)
林德华(一阳指)
  • Supporting Role 男配角
The Unbeatables III
双天至尊III
Jiang Xueming
江薛铭
  • Supporting Role 男配角
My Genie 2
我爱精灵2
Jian Yuanbao
简元宝
2003 Holland V
荷兰村
Wu Ah Ming
吴阿铭
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • Long running drama
Viva Le Famille II
好儿好女II
Sun Yutai
孙裕泰
  • Pairs up with Chen Huihui
  • Supporting Role 男配角
A Toast of Love
吃吃面包谈谈情
Sun Yutai
孙裕泰
  • Sitcom
2004 The Crime Hunters
心网追凶
CNA
  • 1/3 of the Male Lead 三大男主角之一
An Ode to Life
三十风雨路
Zhang Wenlu
张汶录
  • Pairs up with Yang Lina
  • 1/3 of the Male Lead 三大男主角之一
Double Happiness II
喜临门II
Tang Jiaming
汤家明
My Mighty-in-Laws
野蛮亲家
911
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2005 Zero To Hero
阴差阳错
Ah Bang
阿邦
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Portrait of Home
同心圆1
Zhou Da Shan
周大山
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • 100-ep Long running drama
Portrait of Home II
同心圆II
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • 100-ep Long running drama
2006 Family Matters
法庭俏佳人
Sun Jia Fu
孙家福
2007 Happily Ever After
凡间新仙人
Yang Jian (Erlangshen)
杨戬 (二朗神)
Making Miracles
奇迹
A-Han
阿汉
  • Special Appearance 特别客串
Kinship
手足
Chen Anping
陈安评
2008 La Femme
绝对佳人
Zhang Jiajie
张家杰
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Nanny Daddy
奶爸百分百
He Mingfeng
何铭峰
  • Siblings with Aileen Tan
  • Supporting Role 男配角
The Little Nyonya
小娘惹
Liu Yidao
劉一刀
2009 Housewives' Holiday
煮妇的假期
Zhang Jiasheng
张家盛
  • Pairs up with Ann Kok
  • 1/3 of the Male Lead 三大男主角之一
Your Hand in Mine
想喔你的手
Zheng Shuiguo
郑水国
  • Siblings with Huang Wenyong
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • 180-ep long running drama
2010 The Family Court
走进走出
Huang Guanying
黄冠英
Mrs P.I.
查某人
Chen Weizhong
陈伟忠
  • Pairs up with Cynthia Koh
  • 1/3 of the Male Lead 三大男主角之一
2011 A Tale of 2 Cities
乐在双城
Pan Weisong
潘伟松
Secrets for Sale
拍·卖
Zhang Zihao
张子豪
Devotion
阿娣
Hong Keqin
洪克钦
  • Pairs up with Zoe Tay
  • Supporting Role 男配角
On the Fringe 2011
边缘父子
Four-Eyed Chicken
四眼鸡
  • Pairs up with Kate Pang
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Bountiful Blessings
万福楼
Zhang Dan
张丹
A Song to Remember
星洲之夜
Luo Dada
罗大大
2012 Joys of Life
花样人间
Sun Yaping "Roti"
孙雅评
The Quarters
猪仔馆人家
Bai Jinchuan
白金川
  • Pairs up with Constance Song
  • 1st Male Lead 第一男主角
  • Malaysian Production
Poetic Justice
微笑正义
Ah De
阿徳
  • Supporting Role 男配角
It Takes Two
对对碰
Hao Youcai
郝有财
2013 Sudden
骤变
Kang Wenxing
康汶兴
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Gonna Make It
小小传奇
Zhang Zhenggang
张正刚
  • Father of Julie Tan
  • Pairs up with May Phua
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2014 Yes We Can!
我们一定行!
Li Xiaoyou
李小柚
  • Pairs up with Eelyn Kok
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Soup of Life
砂煲肉骨茶
Li Chengyuan
李成源
  • Pairs up with Belinda Lee
  • 1/2 of the Male Lead 两大男主角之一
  • Malaysian Production
Blessings
祖先保佑
Lian Shuangxi
连双喜
Three Wishes
三个愿望
Zhao Yaozu
赵耀祖
2015 Tiger Mum
虎妈来了
Chen Kai
陈凯
Super Senior
长辈甜心
Guan Qiming
关启明
  • Supporting Role 男配角
The Dream Makers II
志在四方II
Zheng Shoude
郑守徳
  • Siblings with Damian Lau
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
2016 House of Fortune
钱来运转
Wu Guolun
吴国伦
  • Father of Ya Hui and Aden Tan
  • Pairs up with Kym Ng
  • 1/2 of the Male Lead 两大男主角之一
Peace & Prosperity
富贵平安
Xiao Tiantian
萧天天
  • Pairs up with Belinda Lee
  • Siblings with Ling Xiao
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • 170 Episodes long running TV series
Soul Reaper
勾魂使者
Lin Ping'an
林平安
2017 Dream Coder
梦想程式
Xu Guangda
徐广达
  • Pairs up with Joanne Peh
  • 1/4 of the Male Lead 四大男主角之一
My Friends from Afar
知星人
Zhou Zhiqiang
周志强
  • Pairs up with Eelyn Kok
  • Supporting Role 男配角
2018 Reach For The Skies
不平凡的平凡
Hong Qianbei
洪千杯
  • Pairs up with Joey Swee
  • Siblings with Kym Ng & Zhang Zhenhuan
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • 150-Episodes long running TV series
A Million Dollar Dream
给我一百万
Ma Tongren
马同仁
  • Supporting Role 男配角
Blessing 2
祖先保佑 2
Lian Shuangxi
连双喜
2019 Hello From The Other Side – Its Time
阴错阳差 — 时辰到
Bill
  • Supporting Role 男配角
  • Toggle Original Series
Dear Neighbours
我的左邻右里
Yu Xiaolong
余小龙
  • Father of Chen Yixi & He Yingying & Alston Yeo
  • Pairs up with Kym Ng
  • 1st Male Lead 第一男主角
Old Is Gold-The Bliss Keeper
老友万岁之守护幸福
Li Ye
李业
  • Special appearance 特别演出
A Whole World Difference
都市狂想
Fang Dashou
方达亨
  • Unit Male Lead 单元男主角
  • Pairs up with Lina Ng
  • Father of Regene Lim & Stepdad of Jarrel Huang
  • Toggle Original Series
2020

All Around You
回路网


  • Supporting role 男配角

Compilation album[edit]

Year English title Mandarin title
2016 MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 16 新传媒群星金猴添喜庆

Accolades[edit]

Star Awards – Acting Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result
1994 Best Newcomer N/A Won
2000 Best Supporting Actor Hainan Kopi Tales
(as Long Yong'an)
Nominated
2001 Looking for Stars
(as Tequila)
Won
2002 Viva Le Famille 1
(as Sun Yutai)
Nominated
2003 Holland V
(as Li A'ming)
Nominated
2005 My Mighty-In-Laws
(as 911)
Nominated
2007 Happily Ever After
(as Yang Jian)
Nominated
2009 The Little Nyonya
(as Liu Yidao)
Nominated
2011 The Family Court
(as Huang Guanying)
Nominated
Star Awards – Popularity Awards
Year Category Result
1995 Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Top 10
1996 Top 10
1997 Top 20
1998 Top 20
2011 Favourite Onscreen Couple Nominated
2013 Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Top 20
2017 Top 24
London ChocoRoll Happiness Award Nominated
2019 Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Top 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San's the man". MediaCorp TV. 8 November 2001. Archived from the original on 1 December 2001.

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