Henry Thia (aka Henry Thia) is a Chinese American cartoon character who is best known for his roles in animated films. Henry Thia was born in 1954 in America, in the city of San Francisco. He was adopted by British American actor Henry Simons and went on to live in England as an orphan until he was brought back to America. In fact, he moved to Hawaii when he was about to start doing commercials in the United States.
Henry Thia grew up in San Francisco, California. His real name is Henry Stephen Wang, but his original name was Henry Yip Man, due to some sort of a mispronunciation. He is well-known in the United States as an American cartoon character, and has since become a household name in the country. He is known to his fans as Singing John and Mr. Spell. Most American kids have learned to love Henry Thia as their preferred cartoon character from the famous children’s television show, American Dad.
Henry Thia is known to be a great martial artist and is part of a string of martial arts superstars which includes former champion Mike Stone and Tong Po. Some of his notable accomplishments include winning the first ever US National Folk Festival Folk Dance Championship. He is also the co-writer and performer of the hit song, Happy Already.
Henry Thia was born in a rural area in northern China. As he grew up, he also trained with various other martial artists who provided him with some of his martial arts skills. After high school, he continued to hone his skills and moved to the States to study with Sang Hwa Ong, Che Kwon Do, and various other martial artists. It was at this time that he began to hone his singing talent and went on to study the guitar and voice. At the age of 25, he made his professional debut when he sang for the band, Thrush.
Henry Thia’s first major role came in the film Meet the Parents. However, his career soon went Hollywood-style with roles in various popular movies including Kung Fu, Dumb and Dumber, The Damned United, Pretty Woman, Grosse Capote, and A Christmas Carol. He later played a leading role in the TV sitcom, Cagney and Lorne, and more recently in the movie Bring it on! Henry Thia is married to Ong Chye, who plays his friend in the TV series. The couple have been married since 1984.
|Age||68 years old|
|Born||25 February 1952|
Henry Thia is best known in Singapore as the singer and songwriter Ng Xih-Wee. As a performer, he has released eleven solo songs for various companies and organizations. Most of his work has come from the Singaporean market, but some of it has also been written for international markets. In fact, Ng Xih-Wee has received many Singaporean star awards for his work. Prior to his move to Hollywood, he held numerous Singaporean musical acting awards for the best-selling drama No Ordinary Family, which was based on the books by Chee Yean Een. In addition, Ng Xih-Wee also received numerous award nominations for the same movie, including the Golden Globe Awards and the Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture.