Birth Place Matching "Malaysia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Wo hu cang long
Born as Yang Zi Qiong in the mining town of Ipoh, in West Malaysia, in the lunar year of the Tiger, Michelle is the daughter of Janet Yeoh and Yeoh Kian Teik, a lawyer and politician. She is of Han Chinese (Hokkien) descent, and spoke English and Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since age 4, ...
2. James Wan
Producer | The Conjuring 2
James Wan (born 26 February 1977) is an Australian film producer, screenwriter and film director of Malaysian Chinese descent. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw (2004) and creating Billy the puppet. Wan has also directed Dead Silence (2007), Death Sentence (2007), Insidious (2010)...
Actress | Back to the Future
Claudia Wells was born on July 5, 1966 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as Claudia Grace Wells. She is an actress and producer, known for Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 4, Double Visions (2011) and Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 3, Citizen Brown (2011).
Actor | Batman
Tony Award-winning English actor Michael Gough, best known for playing the butler Alfred Pennyworth in the first four Batman (1989, 1992, 1995 & 1997) movies and for playing the arch-criminal Dr. Clement Armstrong in The Avengers (1961) episode "The Cybernauts", was an accomplished performer on ...
Actor | The Death of Stalin
Simon Russell Beale is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed talents in British theatre.
He spent his early years abroad as his father was Surgeon General to the British Army (his mother is also a doctor), but aged 8 was relocated to England and became a pupil at St Paul's Cathedral ...
Actress | Nate and Hayes
Genteel-looking British actress Jenny Seagrove distinguished herself as a sensitive heroine during the 1980s in plush TV romances such as The Woman in White (1982), Diana (1984) and, in particular, the adaptations of Barbara Taylor Bradford's A Woman of Substance (1984) wherein she played Emma ...
Director | Dong
Born in Kuching, Malaysia, he graduated from the Drama and Cinema Department of the Chinese Cultural University of Taiwan and worked as a theatrical producer and TV director. His second feature film, Vive L'Amour (1994), won the Golden Lion (best picture) at the 1994 Venice Film Festival. His ...
10. Jill Bennett
Actress | The Nanny
Jill Bennett was born on December 24, 1931 in Penang, Malaysia as Nora Noel Jill Bennett. She was an actress and writer, known for The Nanny (1965), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and Moulin Rouge (1952). She was married to John Osborne and Willis Hall. She died on October 4, 1990 in Kensington, London,...
12. Glynn Edwards
Actor | Zulu
Avuncular character actor Glynn Edwards became best known to TV audiences as the gullible bartender Dave who presided over Arthur Daley's favourite watering hole in Minder (1979). He was born in Malaya the son of a rubber planter and brought up by his grandparents in Portsmouth. He started acting ...
13. Wendy Hoopes
Actress | Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Wendy Hoopes was born on November 4, 1972 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is an actress and director, known for Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003) and Daria in 'Is It College Yet?' (2002).
14. Justina Vail
Actress | Seven Days
Born in Malaysia to British parents, her family moved to Hong Kong when she was 9 years old, and eventually moved to England where she finished her formal education at Canterbury College of Art.
Justina was visiting her sister in Hong Kong when she talked her way into an audition for a role in ...
15. Steph Song
Actress | War
Voted as the "#1 Sexiest Woman in the World 2006" by FHM readers in Asia, and one of the "10 People in Entertainment to Look Out For" in Canada 2006 by Playback, Steph Song also has degrees in Nursing and Journalism.
She started as a television host for National Geographic's EarthPulse (2001) and ...
16. Dulcie Gray
Actress | The Franchise Affair
Sweet-faced, gentle-voiced veteran British actress Dulcie Gray's demure career is often linked with that of her late actor/husband Michael Denison, with whom she appeared frequently on stage, TV and in films in over a hundred projects for nearly four decades.
She was born Dulcie Winifred Catherine ...
17. Pik Sen Lim
Actress | Mind Your Language
Pik-Sen Lim was born to Chinese parents in Penang, Malaysia. She came to London at the age of sixteen to learn drama. Her big break came in 1964 when she appeared in the long-running hospital drama series Emergency-Ward 10 (1957) where she was cast as the first Chinese nurse on British television. ...
18. Peter Arne
Actor | Straw Dogs
Peter Arne was for a short time the perfect villain in British film. After a couple of roles in war movies (The Purple Plain (1954) and The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)) and a Tarzan movie (Tarzan and the Lost Safari (1957)) he became a villain in Strangers' Meeting (1957). From than on he continued ...
19. Natalie Ogle
Actress | Theatre Night
At the age of 16, Natalie Ogle, a pupil at the Redroofs Theatre School, was selected by Tony Richardson on account of her youth and freshness to play Fanny, the sweetheart of Peter Firth in the costume film 'Joseph Andrews'. Indeed the majority of her roles thereafter tended to be in period pieces,...
20. Peter Madden
Actor | The Message
Peter Madden was born on August 9, 1904 in Ipoh, Malaysia as Dudley Frederick Peter Butler-Madden. He was an actor, known for The Message (1976), The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) and From Russia with Love (1963). He was married to Mary Jordan. He died on February 24, 1976 in Bognor Regis,...
Director | Nankyoku monogatari
Koreyoshi Kurahara was born on May 31, 1927 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. He was a director and writer, known for Antarctica (1983), Eight Below (2006) and Kaitei kara kita onna (1959). He was married to Yumiko Miyagino. He died on December 28, 2002 in Yokohama, Japan.
28. Karen Robson
Actress | Picnic at Hanging Rock
Karen Robson,a Partner of the US Law firm of Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn,has worked primarily in the Film Finance and Production Group of the Entertainment Department since 1986. She represents a variety of financiers, banks, equity investors,high-profile independent producers and production ...
29. C. Kim Miles
Cinematographer | Welcome to Marwen
In 1988, at fifteen years of age, C. Kim Miles began a lifelong journey in the motion picture business. Seizing the opportunity to become a grip at a commercial production house in his hometown of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he discovered a curiosity and love of the craft and soon found himself working...
31. Adrian Teh
Producer | Paskal: The Movie
Adrian is a renowned director/producer in Malaysia. He founded the Chinese Film Association of Malaysia in 2012 and organized Malaysia's first ever Chinese movies awards ceremony - the Golden Wau Awards - in 2013. He is highly recognized as one of the Top-10 Outstanding Youths of Malaysia in 2016, ...
33. Ong Soo Han
Stunts | Street Fighter
Actor, stuntman and martial arts expert, Han Soo Ong was born in Batu Pahat, Malaysia; he starred in several action films and martial arts often as an antagonist between the late 80s and 90s years among which we can remember Kickboxer (1989) with Jean-Claude Van Damme, then appears in the following...
34. Alex McDowell
Production Designer | Fight Club
Alex McDowell is an award-winning narrative designer working at the intersection of Design, Technology and Storytelling. He is founder and creative director at Experimental Design, where he and his team design the future for industries and institutions, building worlds across media. He is a ...
Actor | Shen diao xia lv
Christopher Ming-Shun Lee was born on July 23, 1971 in Malaysia as Meng Soon Lee. He is an actor, known for The Return of the Condor Heroes (1998), Nie Xiaoqian (2016) and Qin ai de, wo ai shang bie ren le (2013). He has been married to Fann Wong since May 16, 2009. They have one child.
48. Yusry Abd Halim
Visual Effects | The Malay Chronicles: Bloodlines
Yusry was born in Kuala Lumpur on 15th June 1973, Malaysia to Abdul Halim Kamal and Zarina Abdul Wahab Fenner. He their second child. Yusry went to Sri Petaling Primary School and later on went to Setapak Secondary School. He did his 'O' Levels in the UK and also his 'A' Levels in a UK college (...
50. P. Ramlee
Actor | Madu tiga
Malaysia's most beloved and versatile entertainer received his early education in Sekolah Melayu Kampung Jawa and then the Francis Light School. During the Japanese Occupation he worked in a tin factory and attended a school set up by the Japanese navy, where he learned Japanese songs. In 1945 he ...