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HIGHLIGHTS

My name is Michael Chen.

Nominated for 'Best Performer In A Leading Role' for The Edge, a full-length musical, in the 16th Kakiseni Boh Cameronian Awards. I was last seen on the big screen as the bad guy henchman in Tombiruo:Penunggu Rimba (2017).

 

My most recent work as an actor was a featured role in VIU's "W:Two Worlds" (2023) and the upcoming Astro's "HEADLINERS" (2024).

 

As a Producer, I have a coming-of-age-horror film, "GENG KUBUR" releasing in April 2024.

I have produced over 200 short-form digital branded content, 2x movies, 4x40min episodes of stand-up specials and 8x55min episodes of a murder mystery series.

Acted in 12x plays, 4x musicals, 5x series, 8x indie short films and 2x movies.

And counting ... 

Special Skills

Trained Martial Artist 

Can perform my own stunts and conduct basic fight choreo.

Training as an Actor

  • 2012 Kakiseni | Master Class In Acting | Philippe Gaulier

  • 2005 KLPAC | Acting Workshop For Beginners | Joe Hasham

  • 2001 & 2002 The Actor's Studio | Acting for Beginners & Intermediate Workshop | Christopher Ling

When I'm not acting : 

Professional CV available on request.

Vital Stats

Height:  175 cm 

Weight: 79 kg 

DOB:    21 July 1982

Trainings Conducted

  • Since 2002 | Kickboxing Instructor Certification

  • Since 2012 | Acting for Beginners | Freelance upon request

  • Since 2019 | Social Media Storytelling via Kini Academy

Creative Portfolio

Check it out below.

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MOVIES

My work as an Actor and Producer

GENG KUBUR 
'Dead Boys Club'

Coming Soon (APR 2024) 

An Iron Hill Media Original

Executive Producer

TAKE ME TO DINNER

By SuperBear Productions | 2014

Supporting Actor, 'Elijah' the hitman. 

About Elijah

TOMBIRUO : PENUNGGU RIMBA

An Astro Shaw Production | 2017

Supporting Actor, 'Wong' the Head Villain Henchman. | Film Review

CUAK

By Garang Pictures | 2014

Producer

About CUAK

Late Night Snack

Television

My work as an Actor and Producer
FRAMED by Astro Originals

May 2024

Supporting Actor, "Inspector Chong" a corrupt policeman

W : TWO WORLDS by VIU Malaysia

November 2023

Supporting Actor, "Mr. Chan", a producer & friend to the protagonist

MURDER BY MOONLIGHT by Astro Originals

August 2022

A production by Iron Hill Media

Executive Producer 

OI! JAGA MULUT (S2)

2018

Produced for iflix

Producer

I EAT KL

2013

by FriedChillies Food Network

Supporting Actor

'Napoleon', the gangster who likes to make dessert.

SEPULUH

2009

By Popiah Pictures for Astro Citra

Supporting Actor

'Benji' the hothead football defender

LEMBING & LAYANG

By KL Motion Pictures for Astro Citra

Supporting Actor

'Min Chun' a ruthless Communist soldier

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SHORT FILMS & OTHER DIGITAL CONTENT

  • 2017 Doghouse 73 Pictures | #idiot | Lead Actor, 'Risen Chong' the idiot influencer

  • 2014 Doghouse 73 Pictures | Second Life | Co-Actor, 'The Husband'

  • 2012 Checkered Past | Masked | Lead Actor, 'The Vigilante in the Mask'

  • 2011 Checkered Past | Last Day | Lead Actor, 'The kidnapped guy'

  • 2011 Checkered Past | Rollin's Sixers 'Hard Love |Co-lead, 'The abused & abusive boyfriend'

  • 2011 JBlockbuster & Low Angle Productions | Damaged Kung Fu | Lead, 'Bronson Dragon Lai' the jealous boyfriend

  • 2009 JBlockbuster & Low Angle Productions | Ramly At War | Co-lead, 'Ming' the younger brother

  • 2009 Checkered Past | Lucky Shot | Supporting Role, 'The lucky shot'

  • 2009 Mien.ly | 2 Boys, 2 Girls & A Beat Up Car | Supporting Role, 'One of the dumped boyfriends'

In the theater

THEATRE
 

My stage work as an Actor

  • 2019 Theatresauce | Matahari Jangan Tidure, Nanti Hilang Belang | Ensemble, 'Mahathir ke-12' 

  • 2019 The Actors Studio Teater Rakyat | Stories For Amah | Ensemble, 'Uncle Zack' 

  • 2018 TheatreThreeSixty | The Edge Musical | Lead Actor, 'Jarod' the son

  • 2018 Theatresauce| The Light | Featured Ensemble, 'The Narrator' 

  • 2015 TheatreThreeSixty | Angels In America Part i & Part ii | Featured Ensemble, 'Joe Pitt' 

  • 2014 KLPAC | Sinbad The Musical | Featured Ensemble, ''The Merchant'

  • 2013 KLPAC | Rashomon | Featured Ensemble, ''The Politician'

  • 2012 KLPAC | Kiss Of The Spiderwoman, musical | Co-lead, ''Valentin' the rebel revolutionary

  • 2011 Electric Mind's Project | White Trash | Featured Ensemble, 'Ollie' the husband

  • 2010 The Actor's Studio | Adam The Musical | Ensemble

  • 2010 KLPAC | Birdy | Co-lead, 'AL' the deformed soldier

  • 2009 KLPAC | The Swimming Instructor | Lead Ensemble, 'Guan' the swimming instructor

  • 2006 KLPAC | Going North | Supporting Role, 'The Policeman'

  • 2006 KLPAC | Frankenstein In Love | Supporting Role, 'Cockatoo'

  • 2005 KLPAC | Julius Caesar | Ensemble, 'Lucius'

  • 2003 Chakra Works | Harakiri | Featured Ensemble, 'Mooncake'

BRANDED CONTENT

Highlights produced by me between 2013 to 2019 in my capacity as Head of Department and Producer of RTV Malaysia under Nuffnang.

OTHER FEATURED VIDEOS

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