Michelle Saram

Michelle Alicia Saram (simplified Chinese: 郑雪儿; traditional Chinese: 鄭雪兒) is a Singaporean former actress & singer.

Michelle Saram
Born
NationalitySingaporean
EducationCHIJ Katong Convent
Alma materTemasek Junior College
Nanyang Technological University
OccupationSinger, Actress
Years active2000 - present
Spouse(s)Ajai Lauw-Zecha (married 2010- present)
RelativesAdrian Lauw-Zeca (father-in-law)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese鄭雪兒
Simplified Chinese郑雪儿

EducationEdit

Saram was educated at CHIJ Katong Convent, Temasek Junior College and Nanyang Technological University where she majored in Mass Communications. She was awarded the Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award by her alma mater in 2006.[1]

CareerEdit

Saram joined the entertainment industry after co-starring in an ad for One2Free with Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok. She joined MediaCorp and won the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes award twice. She has also starred in foreign drama series such Taiwanese series Meteor Garden and in several Hong Kong dramas.[2]

She is one of the few actresses who have played leading roles in Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong television serials.

Saram left the industry to concentrate on running her food and beverage business.[3]

16 years later, she collaborated with Louis Koo in Paradox.[4]

Shortly after, Saram left the industry again to concentrate on running her food and beverage business.[5]

She is set to appear in the upcoming film Back to the Past.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Saram's father was Indian, and her mother was Chinese.

She is married to Ajai Lauw-Zecha, the son of Adrian Lauw-Zecha, founder of Aman Resorts and a scion of the Lauw-Sim-Zecha family, part of the Cabang Atas or Chinese gentry of colonial Indonesia.[7] After she married him, she decided to retire as an actress and to focus solely on her marriage life.

FilmographyEdit

TVB DramasEdit

Year Work Role Network Notes
2018 Flying Tiger
飛虎極戰
Xue Er
雪兒
TVB
2001 A Step into the Past
尋秦記
Princess Chiu Sin
趙倩
2000 At the Threshold of an Era
創世紀
Fanny Chun Suk-fan
秦淑芬

Mediacorp Channel 8Edit

Year Work Role Network Notes
2006 Love at 0°C
爱情零度C
Anna
乔安娜
Mediacorp Channel 8
2004 To Mum With Love 非一般妈妈
2003 Baby Boom 我家四个宝 Kristen
2002 Fantasy
星梦情真
Qianqian
芊芊

OthersEdit

Year Work Role Notes
2004 City of Sky
天空之城
Xia Rui CCTV
2002 Meteor Garden II 流星花園II Ye Sha 叶莎 CTS
Film
Year Work Role Notes
1999 Bullets Over Summer 爆裂刑警 Yen Hong Kong production
2017 Paradox 貪狼 Guest appearance Sun Entertainment Film Group

AccoladesEdit

Star Awards – Hosting Awards
Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result
2001 7th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10
2002 8th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nanyang Alumni Awards 2006 Recipients 南洋校友奖2006获奖者". www.ntu.edu.sg.
  2. ^ "Michelle Saram - Education - Information - Educational Resources". Archived from the original on 2011-02-26.
  3. ^ "They could have been contenders". Channel NewsAsia. 17 November 2008.
  4. ^ "Louis Koo and Michelle Saram collaborate again after 16 years - 88news". 14 August 2017.
  5. ^ "They could have been contenders". Channel NewsAsia. 17 November 2008.
  6. ^ "《尋秦記》電影版預告曝光 古天樂林峯相隔廿年再對決". Sing Tao News. 2021-03-16
  7. ^ "Singaporean actress Michelle Saram returns to acting in Paradox". The Straits Times. 22 August 2017. Retrieved 12 April 2018.

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