Adrian Pang

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Adrian Pang

Actor, Producer, Host

Singapore

After graduating from Keele University with a degree in Law and Psychology, Adrian spent the next eight years working as an actor in the UK, where his theatre credits include HairA Midsummer Night’s DreamThe Comedy of ErrorsThe Magic Fundoshi (Best Comedy at the London Fringe Theatre Awards); The Mens WombA Christmas CarolTormentedThe Circles of ParadiseOne for the RoadSleeping BeautyNew TerritoriesTake AwayLeaving Turnpike Lane and Privates on Parade.

His UK television work includes The Fragile Heart opposite the late great Sir Nigel Hawthorne; Lovejoy with Ian McShane; Arabian Nights with Jason Scott Lee; and he has also appeared in HappinessBugsCall RedTaggartThe KnockTrauma and The Bill.

Adrian’s international film work includes the lead role in Spiralling (Best Film Award at the International Solidarity Festival); Tony Scott’s Spy Game with Brad Pitt and Robert Redford; Nightwatch with Pierce Brosnan; Everybody Loves Sunshine with David Bowie; Michael Mann’s Blackhat with Chris Hemsworth; Peggy Su!Night SwimmerYellow FeverA Brief WalkOffending AngelsSecond GenerationBaitI Do I DoDance Dance DragonGone ShoppingThe Carrot Cake ConversationsThe Blue MansionThe Faith of Anna WatersUnlucky PlazaFood Nation and Reasonable Blood.

During that period, he would occasionally return to Singapore for stage work, most notably in the title role of Hamlet; as well as roles in Little Shop of HorrorsInto the WoodsThe Glass Menagerie and They’re Playing Our Song opposite Lea Salonga. At that time, he was perhaps best known for role in the landmark Singapore movie Forever Fever.

Relocating to Singapore with his family in 2001, he found a whole new audience with his work on Singapore TV, including dramas such as Portrait of HomeNanny DaddyAh Girl (Winner of Best Actor in a Comedy Series at the Asian Television Awards); Red Thread (Winner of Best Actor in a Drama Series at the Asian Television Awards); Polo BoysThe Pupil (Seasons 1 & 2); Parental GuidanceMaggi and MePulau HantuDo Not Disturb9 LivesDurian King and the acclaimed Six Weeks, which he created and co-wrote.

On the Singapore stage, he has appeared in the title roles in Macbeth and The LKY MusicalBoeing BoeingTwelfth NightForbidden CityBarefoot in the ParkA Twist of Fate and God of Carnage.

At the Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards Adrian earned Best Actor nominations for The Odd CoupleThe Pillowman, The Full MontyDealer’s ChoiceSwimming with Sharks, Frozen and Next to Normal; and he is a four-time Best Actor Award Winner, for his work in The DresserMuch Ado About NothingRabbit Hole and The LKY Musical.

Adrian is among the Tatler 300 Industry Leaders honours list for Arts, Media and Entertainment. He was the recipient of the Tatler Leadership Award for Culture 2014, the StylexStyle Inspiration Award 2016, as well as the Elle Actor of the Year Award 2012.

Above all, the two productions Adrian is most proud of, are his sons, Zack and Xander.



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