Mai in 2017
|Birth name||Mai Charoenpura|
|Born||January 5, 1969|
Born in Bangkok, Thailand, she is one of four daughters of Thai actor Surin Charoenpura (stage name: Ruj Ronnapop) and Winee Sontikool. She has three sisters, Venic White, Vipavee Maguire, and a half sister, actress Intira Jaroenpura. Mai was educated in England, at Farringtons School.
As a singer, since 1989 Charoenpura has released dozens of albums, music videos and performed in many concerts.
Original Album 1st. ไม้ม้วน (1989, 2532) 2nd. ไม้ขีดไฟ (1990, 2533) 3rd. ความลับสุดขอบฟ้า (1992, 2535) 4th. ผีเสื้อกับพายุ (1994, 2537) 5th. ชีวิตใหม่ (1997, 2540) 6th. แผลงฤทธิ์ (1998, 2541) 7th. คนเดียวในหัวใจ (2002, 2545) 8th. Always ใหม่เสมอ (2006, 2549)
Since the 1980s, Charoenpura has acted in numerous roles on Thai television and in films.
As an actress, she's best known for her role as 'Pring' in Khon Rerng Muang (Thai: คนเริงเมือง). She made the role her own so much so that she played 'Pring' twice in two different made-for-TV remakes consecutively in 1988 and 2002. She came to international notice for her portrayal of the villainous Lady Srisudachan in the 2001 film, The Legend of Suriyothai, directed by Chatrichalerm Yukol, and released theatrically in the United States in 2003.
Among her other movies are Memory and Meat Grinder.
- "Thai fever hits City". The Nation. Thailand. August 6, 2007. Archived from the original on August 24, 2007. Retrieved August 7, 2007.
- "27ปีของใหม่เจริญปุระ". komchadluek.net (in Thai). August 22, 2011. Archived from the original on November 5, 2018. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
- Thai Horror Anthology Wants You To 'Die a Violent Death'. Bloody-disgusting.com. March 9, 2010. Retrieved 23 June 2012.
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