George Young

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  • Birth Name: George Ng
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Has a Malaysian-Chinese father and Greek-Cypriot mother.
  • Originally aspired to be a clinical psychologist before earning his law degree and subsequently working as a lawyer.
  • Worked at a London law firm for two years before quitting and moving to New York City to pursue his acting career.
  • Was a correspondent for E! News Asia.
  • Won the ELLE Award for Breakout Star of the Year in 2011.
  • In 2012, made his stage debut in Pandemonium's production of Swimming With Sharks, a role that earned him the ELLE Award for Actor of the Year.
  • Has two brothers with severe forms of autism, which has led him to partner with Kiehl's in 2012 and 2013 to raise funds for the Autism Association of Singapore.
  • In 2015, was nominated at the Asian Television Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his part in Grace.
  • Married his wife, Taiwanese television host Janet Hsieh, in Antarctica in 2015.
  • Is an ambassador for Share the Care SG, an initiative that aims to raise awareness for the unique struggles faced by family caregivers.

Relationships

  • Janet Hsieh — Wife
  • Andrew Ng — Brother
  • Paul Ng — Brother
  • Anthony Ng — Brother

College

  • University of Southampton, Southampton, England (BS in Psychology, 2002); University of Westminster, Westminster School of Law, London, England (2003); University of Law, Guildford, Leeds, England (2005)

Details

  • Birth Name: George Ng
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor

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