Felicia Chin

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Felicia Chin
Felicia Chin at 2017 Star Awards.jpg
Chin at 2017 Star Awards
Born
Felicia Chin Foong Ling

(1984-10-24) 24 October 1984 (age 35)
NationalitySingaporean
EducationTanjong Katong Girls' School
Alma materVictoria Junior College
OccupationActress, Host, Model, Singer
Years active2003–present
AwardsStar Search 2003 :
Female Champion, Best Acting Potential & Miss Vibrant
Star Awards 25th Anniversary :
SpecialScreen Sweetheart of the 2000s era & Best Classic Scenes Award
Channel 8 Countdown Party 2009 :
Top 8 Most Likeable Female Characters
Star Awards 2006Star Awards 2019 :
Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese陳鳳玲
Simplified Chinese陈凤玲
Former stage name
Simplified Chinese陈靓瑄
Musical career
Also known asChen Jing Xuan (simplified Chinese: 陈靓瑄; traditional Chinese: 陳靚瑄; pinyin: chén jìng xuān)
Associated actsSeven Princesses of Mediacorp

Felicia Chin Foong Ling (simplified Chinese: 陈凤玲; traditional Chinese: 陳鳳玲; pinyin: chén fèng líng; born 24 October 1984[1]), who was also once known by her Chinese stage name Chen Jing Xuan (Chinese: 陈靓瑄) from 2008 to 2013 is a Singaporean actress was named as one of the Seven Princesses of Mediacorp in 2006. In 2013, she decided to use her given Chinese name instead for her acting career.

Career[edit]

In 2003, Chin participated in MediaCorp Channel 8's Star Search Singapore television programme and emerged as overall female champion of the contest. She took on her Chinese stage name Chen Jing Xuan, after being advised to do so.[2] Chin worked at MediaCorp as an actress, making her debut role in the 2003 television drama Always on My Mind. In 2006, she had her first time being the first female lead in The Beginning, a Singapore-Malaysia co-production. Chin is one of the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes of MediaCorp.

In Star Awards 2006, Chin was nominated for Best Supporting Actress. In Star Awards 2009 & Star Awards 2015 , Chin was nominated for Best Actress.

Chin cites top actress Huang Biren as someone whom she looks up to in the industry.[3]

In May 2010, Chin announced that she would be switching to part-time acting to study for a BBA degree in the National University of Singapore Business School.[4] In 2012, Chin told the Singaporean magazine 8 Days that she would be in Shanghai for one year as part of the NUS Overseas Colleges programme.[citation needed]

In 2013, Chin announced that she would be returning to full-time acting without completing her studies.[5] She decided to drop her stage name as well and use her given name instead.[2]

Chin had 9 out of 10 Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes from 2003–2006, 2015–2019 respectively.

Personal life[edit]

Jeffrey Xu, Felicia Chin at 2017 Star Awards

Chin was educated at Tanjong Katong Girls' School and Victoria Junior College (VJC), where she was schoolmates with fellow artiste Lee Teng.[6] As an avid softball player, she joined Singapore's national softball team in 2000,[7] becoming the youngest member ever to join the team. She left the team three years later. She also won the National Inter-School A Division Softball Girls championship title with VJC in 2002.[citation needed]

In 2001, her father died due to cancer, thus wishing for a complete family in the future in a 2004 interview.[8] In 2016, it was revealed that Chin and Jeffrey Xu, a Mediacorp Chinese actor are dating.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Television Appearances
Year Work Role Network Notes Ref
2003 Always on My Mind (无炎的爱) Michelle Mediacorp Channel 8 [citation needed]
2004 Chronicles of Life (我爱我家真情实录) Zhang Huili (张惠利) [citation needed]
A Child's Hope II (孩有明天2) Kit [citation needed]
The Champion Wang Tong (王铜) [citation needed]
2005 Portrait of Home Fu Baobei (傅宝贝) [citation needed]
Portrait of Home II [citation needed]
2006 Women of Times Ou Xiangyun (欧香韵) [citation needed]
Love at 0°C Mai Xiaoling (麦晓玲) [citation needed]
A Million Treasures Lin Xiaobao (林小宝) [citation needed]
The Beginning Shi Jianing (石嘉宁) [citation needed]
2007 Let It Shine Guo Yaoyao (郭瑶瑶) [citation needed]
Honour and Passion Ouyang Peipei (欧阳佩佩) [citation needed]
The Golden Path Lin Fei (林菲) [citation needed]
2008 Love Blossoms Tao Haitong [citation needed]
Perfect Cut (一切完美) Cherry Princess
  • Cameo
[citation needed]
The Little Nyonya Anqi (安淇)
  • Cameo
[citation needed]
2009 The Ultimatum Sun Min (孙敏) [citation needed]
Baby Bonus Apple (黄丽萍) [citation needed]
2010 The Glittering Days Xu Wenhui (许文慧) [citation needed]
No Limits You Yongxin (游泳欣) [citation needed]
2011 Love Thy Neighbour Wang Tianhu (王甜湖) [citation needed]
2012 Don't Stop Believin' Du Siman (杜思曼) [citation needed]
2014 Hong Baos and Kisses Ping [citation needed]
Scrum (冲锋!) Huang Zhaonan (黄召男) [citation needed]
In The Name of Love Pan Xiaomin (潘小敏) [citation needed]
The Journey: Tumultuous Times Zhang Min (张敏) [citation needed]
2015 Love is Love: Sunshine Janelle Mediacorp Channel 5
  • Language: English
[10]
Love? (限量爱情) Felicia Lau Mediacorp Channel 8 [citation needed]
The Journey: Our Homeland Zhang Min (张敏) [citation needed]
2016 Life - Fear Not Zhuang Daohan (庄道涵) [citation needed]
Hero Cathy
  • Cameo
[citation needed]
2017 Legal Eagles Tang Meiqi (汤美琪) [citation needed]
2589 Days Apart Wu Weiwei (吴微微) Toggle [citation needed]
When Duty Calls Bai Jingyu (白静雨) Mediacorp Channel 8 [citation needed]
Eat Already? 3 Zeng Qiqi (曾琪琪)
  • Language: Chinese dialect
[citation needed]
2018 Life Less Ordinary Lin Shuqi (林叔琦) [11]
Love at Cavenagh Bridge (加文纳娇的约定) Wu Feifei (吴菲菲) Toggle [12]
20 Days Jess Mediacorp Channel 5
  • Language: English
[13]
2019 Dear Neighbours (我的左邻右里) Abbey Peng Xiyue (彭喜悦) Mediacorp Channel 8 [14]
Old Is Gold (老友万岁) Liao Meifang (廖美芳) [15]
From Beijing to Moscow Kloudiia Toggle [16]
2020 Jungle Survivor (森林生存记) Olivia (程雅莉) Mediacorp Channel 8 [17]

Note: Unless otherwise specified, all television appearances are in Chinese.

Discography[edit]

Year Song Title Notes Ref
2005 拜年 Part of Mediacorp Lunar New Year Album Compilation 2005 [citation needed]
2007 小拜年 Part of Mediacorp Lunar New Year Album Compilation 2007 (《群星贺岁 – 金猪庆丰圆》) [citation needed]
2008 恭喜大家过新年 Part of Mediacorp Lunar New Year Album Compilation 2008 (《群星贺岁 – 金鼠庆团圆》) [citation needed]
大团圆 Part of Mediacorp Lunar New Year Album Compilation 2008 (《群星贺岁 – 金鼠庆团圆》) [citation needed]
2009 新年到 Part of Mediacorp Lunar New Year Album Compilation 2009 (《群星贺岁 – 福牛迎瑞年》) [citation needed]
2015 万年红五羊献祥瑞 Part of Mediacorp Lunar New Year Album Compilation 2015 (《群星贺岁 – 金羊添吉祥》) [citation needed]
One Family (我们一家人)
  • Song to celebrate SG50.
[citation needed]
落脚处 [citation needed]
2016 凑热闹吉祥传四方 Part of Mediacorp Lunar New Year Album Compilation 2016 (《群星贺岁 – 金猴添喜庆》) [citation needed]
2017 关怀新方式 Sub Theme song for When Duty Calls [citation needed]
小人物向前冲 Theme Song for Life Less Ordinary [citation needed]
Waiting for Love (等爱) Sub Theme Song for Life Less Ordinary [citation needed]

Accolades[edit]

Acting/Hosting Awards
Year Ceremony Category Nominated Work Result Ref
2003 11th Star Awards Ceremony Star Search 2003, Female Champion N/A Won [citation needed]
2004 11th Star Awards Ceremony Best Newcomer N/A Nominated [citation needed]
2005 12th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 20 [citation needed]
2006 13th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress Women of Times
(as Ou Xiangyun)
Nominated [citation needed]
13th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]
2007 14th Star Awards Ceremony Best Classic Scenes Award The Champion
(as Wang Tong)
Won [citation needed]
14th Star Awards Ceremony Screen Sweetheart N/A Won [citation needed]
14th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]
2009 15th Star Awards Ceremony Best Actress The Golden Path
(as Lin Fei)
Nominated [citation needed]
15th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]
2010 16th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]
16th Star Awards Ceremony Favourite Female Character Love Blossoms II
(as Tao Haitong)
Nominated [citation needed]
2013 19th Star Awards Ceremony Favourite Female Character Don't Stop Believin'
(as Du Siman)
Nominated [citation needed]
19th Star Awards Ceremony Favourite Onscreen Couple (Drama) N/A Nominated [citation needed]
2015 21st Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]
21st Star Awards Ceremony Favourite Female Character In the Name of Love
(as Pan Xiaomin)
Nominated [citation needed]
21st Star Awards Ceremony Best Actress The Journey: Tumultuous Times
(as Zhang Min)
Nominated [citation needed]
Asian Television Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Love is Love: Sunshine
(as Janelle)
Nominated [citation needed]
2016 22nd Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]
2017 23rd Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]
Asian Television Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role 2589 Days Apart
(as Wu Weiwei)
Nominated [citation needed]
2018 24th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]
24th Star Awards Ceremony Best Programme Host Going Miles, Spreading Smiles Nominated [citation needed]
24th Star Awards Ceremony Best Theme Song Life Less Ordinary Nominated [citation needed]
2019 25th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10 [citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrity Birthdays: See Who Else Is Celebrating With Felicia Chin, Jeffrey Xu And Barbie Hsu This October". Retrieved 5 August 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Felicia Chin: From silky to spunky". AsiaOne. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Felicia Chin admires Huang Biren". Archived from the original on 13 September 2016. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Felicia Chin goes from 'Princess' to business student". Archived from the original on 19 May 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Felicia Chin rejoins MediaCorp". TODAYonline. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Felicia Chin breaks down at ongoing rumours of plastic surgery". 29 August 2009. Archived from the original on 5 September 2009. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Local actress Felicia Chin reveals her diet and fitness secrets". AsiaOne. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Felicia Chin Opens Up About Her Battle with an Eating Disorder When She Was A Newbie". 8 Days. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Local celebrities Felicia Chin and Jeffrey Xu admit they're dating". AsiaOne. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Love Is Love, actually". TODAYonline. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  11. ^ "Life Less Ordinary 小人物向前冲". Content Distribution. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  12. ^ "Love At Cavenagh Bridge加文纳桥的约定 Show Info". meWATCH. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  13. ^ "20 days". Content Distribution. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  14. ^ "我的左邻右里(第1集):美好苑进行集体出售". www.8world.com. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  15. ^ "老友万岁(第1集):欣欣对庆刚印象不佳". www.8world.com. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  16. ^ "Felicia Chin Braves The Freezing Cold in Mongolia and Russia For Toggle's 'Beijing To Moscow'". TODAYonline. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  17. ^ "本地上演《夫妻的世界》 林慧玲、陈凤玲互撕抢男人". www.8world.com. Retrieved 1 July 2020.

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