Pierre Png is an actor from Singapore who is best known for his roles in movies such as Pleasantville (2021), The Perfume Story (2021) and Awakenings (2021). Pierre Png was born in Singapore, where he was a minor. He was named Pierre Ong Yean, meaning “Pierre of the Red Shoe”. Pierre Png grew up in Singapore as the first child of a Chinese family who were well known in the country for raising their children to be polite and respectful of the American way of life.
Pierre Png was raised by his grandparents who took him in as a baby in 1940 and thereafter he attended the Beijing Normal School. At the age of thirteen, he went to the US to study film at the University of California, Los Angeles. After graduating in 1947, he enrolled in the University of Utah where he pursued acting as well. He also had screen experiences in television programs such as Bonanza (Season Eight), The Heartbreak Kid (Seasons Seven and Eight) and The Bill (Seasons Seven and Eight).
Pierre Png has played different characters in movie after movie over the last 47 years. He has appeared in movies such as Crazy Rich Asian Women (released in 2021), Dumb & Dumber (spoof movie starring Jeff Daniels and Emmannuel Chriqi) and Teenagers (with Steve Martin). All these roles were his first in Asia and followed with him appearing in movies in the US and England.
Pierre Png’s salary as an actor may vary depending upon the type of role he is playing. In the movies, he usually received a higher salary compared to what other Asian actors are paid. He has also received the best performing actor award at the Satellite Awards in 2021. As an actor, he continues to grow in popularity and this was evident when he was nominated for the Best Actor award for his performance in Crazy Rich Asian Women. On the contrary, his salary does not seem to be affected by the success of his films.
|Popular As||Pierre Theodore Png Tiang Huat|
|Age||47 years old|
|Born||29 October 1973|
A Pierre Png Wiki biography will show that he is married to Anna Deavere Johnson. This is true since in the late sixties, they were both professionally successful. Pierre Png has two sons with his wife. His Wikipedia bio clarifies that he is a regular contributor to his son’s blog. He also has several film credits to his name and he is a talented singer and guitarist.
Pierre Png has also been nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Apart from this, he has also been nominated for an additional Oscar for his performance in Crazy Rich as well as For What it’s Worth. A Pierre Png Wiki biography will show that he is also very well known in Singapore as Tony Lama. He is also known to be a good actor who does not talk much on the screen.