Zhu Houren

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Zhu Houren
Chinese name 朱厚任
Pinyin Zhū Hòurèn (Mandarin)
Birth name Choo Hou Ren[1]
Born (1955-01-30) 30 January 1955 (age 61)
Singapore
Other name(s) Jack Choo
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980s - present
Ancestry Hainan, China

Zhu Houren (Chinese: 朱厚任) is a Singaporean MediaCorp actor, most notable for his role in Wok of Life.

Zhu was educated at Chung Cheng High School.

In 2003, he made his directorial debut in the telefilm After School, while taking on a role in the same film.

During the Star Awards 2010, Zhu won the Best Supporting Actor award for his role as Sgt. Leong, an old man who suffers from senile dementia for the drama Reunion Dinner.[2]

In his spare time, Zhu loves to sing oldies. "Everyday" by Buddy Holly is his personal favorite.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Year Accolade Works Result
1995 Star Awards 1995, Best Supporting Actor Thunder Plot 惊天大阴谋 Nominated
1996 Star Awards 1996, Best Supporting Actor The Teochew Family 潮州家族 Nominated
1997 Star Awards 1997, Best Actor The Fall Guy 冲出保险区 Nominated
Star Awards 1997, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
1998 Star Awards 1998, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
1999 Star Awards 1999, Best Supporting Actor Wok of Life 福满人间 Nominated
Star Awards 1999, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2004 Star Awards 2004, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2009 Star Awards 2009, Best Supporting Actor The Defining Moment 沸腾冰点 Nominated
Star Awards 2009, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2010 Star Awards 2010, Best Supporting Actor Reunion Dinner 团圆饭 Won
Star Awards 2010, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2011 Star Awards 2011, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2012 Star Awards 2012, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2013 Star Awards 2013, Best Supporting Actor Pillow Talk 再见单人床 Nominated
Star Awards 2013, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2014 Star Awards 2014, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
Asian Television Awards 2014, Best Supporting Actor Served H.O.T. Nominated
2015 Star Awards 2015, Best Supporting Actor In The Name Of Love 最爱是你 Nominated
Star Awards 2015, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated
2016 Star Awards 2016, Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Choo Hou Ren - Facebook
  2. ^ "Veterans rule at Star Awards". Channel News Asia. 25 April 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2011.