- Pierre Theodore Png Tiang Huat
October 29, 1973 (age 47)
- Andrea De Cruz (m. 2003)
Pierre Theodore Png Tiang Huat, better known as Pierre Png (simplified Chinese: 方展发; traditional Chinese: 方展發; pinyin: Fāng Zhǎnfā; born 29 October 1973), is a Singaporean actor and comedian of Peranakan descent. He is known for starring in MediaCorp's Channel 5 and Channel 8's dramas. Early in his career, he was known for playing the role of Phua Chu Beng in long-running sitcom Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd. He is also known for his role as a troubled and unhappy husband in the 2008 year-end blockbuster period drama The Little Nyonya, and as a villain in 2013 drama The Journey: A Voyage.
Png was born on 29 October 1973 in Singapore, and was educated at St Gabriel's Primary School and Holy Innocents' High School.
Png made his television debut on Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd and several Channel 5 productions. He later began acting in Chinese language dramas on Channel 8 and was nominated for the Most Popular Newcomer Award at the 2001 Star Awards.
In 2006 he received his first Best Actor award nomination at the Star Awards 2006 for his role in The Shining Star. Png won the coveted award on his fourth nomination in 2014 for his vicious role Hei Long in MediaCorp's year-end mega-blockbuster The Journey: A Voyage.
In 2014, he snared a leading role in the Channel 5 blockbuster drama Zero Calling and clinched the "Best Actor" award at the 19th Asian Television Awards (ATA).
He co-starred in the Warner Bros. film Crazy Rich Asians, with Constance Wu and Henry Golding. The film marked his Hollywood feature film debut.
Png has been married to former actress Andrea De Cruz since 2003.