20 Famous Thai Actors
20 Famous Thai Actors!!
With their striking performance and charismatic screen presence, several Thai actors have risen into prominence and seized the hearts of millions of people globally.
These enchanting celebrities from Thailand have succeeded as astounding actors in their twenties and thirties and has also graced the covers of numerous prestigious magazines including Harper Bazaar Thailand.
Besides, they are involved in diverse careers like singing, modeling, hosting, and promoting big company’s products. In addition, the extreme craze of their fan base has made them popular influencers on Instagram.
So who do you think is the most famous Thai actor and why?
The media’s fascination with these Thai celebrities, their love interests, personal and public relationships continues to grow and bring in more audiences on a long-term basis.
So, without further ado, let’s have a quick glimpse at the 20 famous Thai actors who are breaking the internet!!~
|Famous Thai Actors||Age|
|20. Mew Suppasit||30 Years|
|19. Folk Thitipat||22 Years|
|18. Krist Perawat||26 Years|
|17. Jackie Kungwankiatichai||20 Years|
|16. New Thitipoom||28 Years|
|15. Lay Talay||26 Years|
|14. Perth Tanapon||20 Years|
|13. Kem Hussawee||24 Years|
|12. Grate Warintorn||36 Years|
|11. Dj Push||35 Years|
|10. Pope Thanawat||39 Years|
|9. Weir Sukollawat||36 Years|
|8. James Jirayu||28 Years|
|7. Tor Thanapob||27 Years|
|6. Mik Thongraya||29 Years|
|5. Mario Maurer||33 Years|
|4. Bie Thassapak||30 Years|
|3. Nadech Kugimiya||30 Years|
|2. Mark Prin||32 Years|
|1. Mike D’ Angelo||32 Years|
Famous Thai Actors
The information and details has been compiled from reliable sites including Thai Update and Wikipedia.
20. Mew Suppasit
Suppasit Jongcheveevat, popular as “Mew,” is a renowned Thai actor, singer, model, and entrepreneur.
Similarly, Suppasit made his acting debut in 2017 from a Boy’s Love (BL) Thai series, “I Am Your King.”
After that, he starred in the beloved BL drama What the Duck (2018) and What the Duck 2: The Final Call (2019).
His first breakthrough began from the 2019 BL drama “Tharn Type,” where he played the main character, Tharn.
Later, the internet broke when Suppasit and his co-star featured in the Harper’s Bazaar Thailand as the first awesome BL couple.
With the drama’s hype among global audiences, Suppasit performed in its sequel “TharnType 2: 7 Years of Love”.
Besides, he appeared in another notable BL series, “Why R U?” and Garena Free Fire’s short movie “Undefeated.”
Aside from that, Suppasit has featured in several magazines like Cosmopolitan Indonesia, ELLE Thailand, Howe Magazine, and Forbes.
Suppasit’s fans are called “Mewlions”.
19. Folk Thitiphat
A 22-year actor Thitipat Chankaew familiar as “Folk,” is one of the famous actors from Thailand.
Thitiphat made his acting debut in 2016 in a beloved romantic drama, “Views of Love: Grey Rainbow.”
Besides, he has appeared in other notable romantic series like End of Love: This is Love Story (2020) and
End of Love: Love Mechanics (2020).
In addition, Thitipat appeared in a popular Thai travel show, “The Harvest Season: The Season to Travel,” in 2021.
18. Krist Perawat
On this spot comes a renowned Thai actor and singer, Perawat Sangpotirat a.k.a “Krist.”
Perawat made his acting debut in the 2016 Thai BL drama “SOTUS: The Series.” His lead role as “Arthit” in the drama made him an eminent actor worldwide.
Since then, Perawat has starred in several notable romantic dramas like Teenage Mom: The Series (2017), SOTUS S: The Series (2017-2018), and Mint to Be (2018).
17. Jackie Kungwankiatichai
Holding the 17th spot is a 20-year-old prominent Thai actor and the lead vocalist of pop boy band TRINITY, Jackie Kungwankiatichai.
Kungwankiatichai made his acting debut with the 2018 mystery drama “In Family We Trust.”
Besides, his performance as “Thanat Suriyapairoj (Toei)” won him several nominations and two awards:10th Nataraj and 2nd White TV Awards.
After a year, Jackie starred in the blockbuster fantasy drama “Great Men Academy.” Apart from that, he appeared in the documentaries The Journey of 9×9 and TRINITY: The Elementories.
16. New Thitipoom
Holding the 16th spot is a 28-year-old illustrious Thai actor and the main host of a music TV program, Five Live Fresh.
Thitipoom Techaapaikhun, popular as “New,” made his acting debut in 2014. His first performance was on GMMTV’s youth drama “Room Alone 401-410”.
Later, Thitipoom appeared as the supportive character “Em” in the globally acclaimed BL drama SOTUS: The Series (2016-2017) and SOTUS S: The Series (2017-2018).
Moreover, his other notable dramas include Kiss: The Series (2016), Water Boyy: The Series (2017), Kiss Me Again (2018), Dark Blue Kiss (2019).
Further, Thitipoom did the main role in a mega-hit Thai remake of the Korean romance movie, “Classic Again” in 2020.
15. Lay Talay
Holding the 15th spot is another prominent Thai actor and singer from the boy band “BOYFRIENDS.”
Talay Sanguandikul popular as “Lay,” made his acting debut in 2017.
His supporting role in the romantic drama “Sai Lub Jub Abb” earned him huge global fans. The drama was a smash hit.
Besides, Lay starred in several mega-hit romantic dramas like Love… Must Be Pink? (2019), YYY (2020), and My Engineer (2020).
14. Perth Tanapon
Holding the 14th spot is another member from the boy group “BOYFRIENDS” and an eminent Thai actor, Perth Tanapon.
Tanapon made his acting debut in the 2017 supernatural drama “Soul Call.” But, he gained international fame through his lead role in the 2018 BL drama “Love By Chance.”
Moreover, Tanapon’s other notable BL dramas include Reminders (2019), Until We Meet Again (2019-2020), and Love By Chance 2: A Chance to Love (2020).
Besides, he starred in the 2019 blockbuster BL movie “Love: Must Fight.”
13. Kem Hussawee
Holding the 13th spot is a 24 years old eminent actor from Channel 7, Hussawee Pakrapongpisan, aka “Kem.”
Hussawee made his acting debut in 2018 from the romantic Thai drama Hi-So Sa Orn. But, he rose to fame internationally through his role as Parrin in the 2020 romantic drama “So Wayree.”
Throughout his career, Hussawee has appeared in eight dramas, including Jao Saming (2018) and Dtagrut Ton (2019).
Moreover, he starred in the blockbuster Thai Muslim movie “Ruk Na Soup, Soup” in 2020.
12. Grate Warintorn
Holding the 12th spot is an illustrious Thai actor and model, Warintorn Panhakarn a.k.a “Grate.”
Warintorn made his acting debut as a villain in the 2008 action-drama “Ruk Ter Yord Ruk.” But, his breakthrough came through the romantic melodrama Suparburoot Juthathep (2013).
Similarly, Grate appeared in several notable romantic dramas like Ruk Tong Oom (2014), Nang Ai (2016), and My Hero Series (2018).
11. Dj Push
Holding the 11th spot is a famous Thai actor, model, and DJ, Puttichai Kasetsin a.k.a “Dj Push.”
Dj Push made his acting debut in the MCOT HD’s drama “Koo Ruk Thaang Kua” in 2011.
But, he rose to fame when he starred in Channel GMM25’s romantic-comedy series “Ugly Duckling: Perfect Match” and “I Wanna Be Sup’tar” in 2015.
Moreover, some of his other hit dramas include Little Big Dream (2016), U Prince Series: Handsome Cowboy (2016-2017), and Happy Birthday (2018).
Dj Push won 7 awards including the “Best Actor Award” at the Kazz Awards and Hamburger Awards.
10. Pope Thanawat
Holding the 10th spot is an iconic Thai actor and a model, Thanawat Wattanaputi, famous as “Pope.”
Pope made his acting debut in 2006. But, he rose to fame through his supporting role as Nat in the famous fictional drama “Dok Som See Thong” in 2011.
Moreover, his other hit dramas include Tawan Dueat (2011), Khun Chai Pawornruj (2013), and Bpoop Phaeh Saniwaat (2018).
9. Weir Sukollawat
Holding the 9th spot is an A-list actor from Thailand, Sukollawat Kanaros, renowned as “Weir.”
The shining star of Channel 7 made his acting debut with the 2006 romantic-comedy drama “Plik Din Su Dao.”
With the massive success of the drama and his beloved role of Tay, Weir earned huge fame across Thailand.
After that, Weir began to collect numerous super hit dramas in his pockets as the lead star.
Some of his popular dramas include Poot Mae Nam Khong (2008), Khun Noo Taewada (2008), and Bangkok Breaking (2021).
Aside from dramas, Weir has also starred in countless blockbuster movies like Where the Miracle Happens (2008), Dew the Movie (2019), and Love U Kohk-E-Kueng (2020).
Weir won 18 awards including “Best Actor Award” at Star Entertainment Awards 2006 and Nataraja Awards.
8. James Jirayu
Holding the 8th spot is a 28-year-old prominent actor from Thailand, Jirayu Tangsrisuk, a.k.a “James.”
James made his acting debut in the 2013 lakorn drama “Suparpburoot Jutathep. ” Through the drama, he earned massive fame.
Since then, he has starred in numerous successful dramas like Ruk Sutrit (2013), Padiwaradda (2016), and Are We Alright (2021).
Apart from dramas, James is the superstar of blockbuster movies like Timeline (2014) and First Love (2016).
James Jirayu won 25 awards including “Best Actor Award” at the Mekkala Awards and the 3rd Maya Awards.
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7. Tor Thanapob
The 7th most famous Thai actor is Thanapob Leeratanakachorn a.k.a “Tor.”
This 27-year-old superstar made his acting debut in the 2012 romantic Thai drama “Club Friday 1”. But his breakthrough began with the popular teen drama, Hormones: The Series (2013-2015).
Since then, Thanapob has starred in numerous hit dramas, including Club Friday 5 (2014), I See You (2016), and In Family We Trust (2018).
Aside from dramas, Tor is celebrated for blockbuster Thai movies like May Who? (2015), and Ghost Lab (2021).
Tor Thanapob won 16 awards including “Best Actor Award” at the 2014 Siamdara Awards and 2019 Nataraj Awards
6. Mik Thongraya
The 6th most famous Thai actor is a 29-year-old Danish and Thai descent star, Mik Thongraya.
Thongraya made his acting debut in 2008. But, his breakthrough started through the 2012 action-drama “Look Poochai Mai Ta Pode.”
Similarly, Mik’s starred in several popular dramas like Massaya (2017), Sapai Import (2020), and Talay Luang (2021). Aside from that, Mik is noted for the romantic-comedy movie Nai Kai Jeow (2017).
5. Mario Maurer
The 5th most famous Thai actor is a 33-year-old Chinese and German descent star, Mario Maurer.
Maurer made his acting debut as a lead role “Tong” in the 2007 blockbuster movie “Love of Siam.”
Besides, he is the lead star of Thailand’s highest-grossing movie of all time, Pee Mak (2013).
Moreover, Maurer has starred in several A-list dramas like Bunlang Dok Mai (2017) and Thong EK: The Herbal Master (2019).
4. Bie Thassapak
Holding the 4th spot of the most famous Thai actor is a 31-year-old Thai-Taiwanese descent star, Thassapak Hsu, a.k.a “Bie.”
Thassapak made his acting debut with the 2014 romantic drama “Club Friday 5”.
Since then, he has appeared in numerous Thai and Chinese dramas, including Cindrella Chef (2018), Love Won’t Wait (2018), I Don’t Want to Run (2020).
Thassapak’s globally renowned drama is My Girlfriend is an Alien (2019).
3. Nadech Kugimiya
Holding the 3rd spot of the most famous Thai actor is a 30-year-old Thai-Austrian descent star, Nadech Kugimiya.
Kugimiya made his acting debut with the 2010 romantic thriller drama Ngao Ruk Luang Jai. Besides, he rose to fame through his lead role in the 2010 lakorn drama “Duang Jai Akkanee.”
Similarly, his other notable dramas include Game Rai Game Rak (2011), The Crown Princess (2018), To Me, It’s Simply You (2021).
Aside from the drama, Kugimiya has starred in blockbuster movies like Nakee 2 (2018) and The Con-Heartist (2020).
Moreover, Kugimiya is one of the highest-paid actors in Thailand. He is known as “King of Presenters” for endorsing numerous top brands, including Shopee, OPPO, Air Asia, and Daikin.
Further, he is one of the most featured celebrities in billboard covers, prints, and televisions.
Nadech Kugimaya has won more than 130 awards including “Best Actor Award” at Suphannahong National Film Awards, and Nataraja Awards.
2. Mark Prin
Holding the 2nd spot of the most famous Thai actor is Mark Prin.
Prin made his acting debut with the 2010 drama “Ngao Ruk Luang Jai”. But, he rose to fame with his lead role as “Waraet” in the 2012 romantic drama “Panyachon Kon Krua.”
Moreover, Prin’s notable dramas include Pope Rak (2014), Kleun Cheewit (2017), and My Forever Sunshine (2020). Besides, his blockbuster movie is Necromancer (2019).
Mark Prin has won 12 Awards including Howe Award 2018 for the “Best Actor”.
1. Mike D’ Angelo
At the top of the most famous Thai actor is Mike D’ Angelo.
Mike D’ Angelo made his acting debut as a lead “Mike” in the 2008 drama “Ubatruk Karmkobfah.” Besides, he gained massive popularity through his performance, and the drama was a smash hit.
Since then, the Thai-Chinese descent actor has starred in numerous A-list Thai and Chinese dramas. Some of them include Full House (2014), Kiss Me (2015), and Mr. Swimmer (2018).
Mike D’ Angelo also appeared in the 2021 American heist movie “The Misfits”.
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