20 Famous Thai Actors

Mike D' Angelo
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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.

Famous Thai Actors
Famous Thai Actors (Source: The Top Famous)

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!!~

Quick Overview

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.

Mew-Suppasit
Mew Suppasit (Source: Pinterest)

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.”

Folk-Thitipat
Folk Thitipat (Source: Pinterest)

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.”

Krist-Perawat
Krist Perawat (Source: Wikipedia)

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.”

Jackrin-Kungwankiatichai
Jackrin Kungwankiatichai (Source: Wikipedia)

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).

New-Thitipoom
New Thitipoom (Source: Twitter)

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.

Lay-Talay
Lay Talay (Source: Twitter)

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.”

Perth-Tanapon
Perth Tanapon (Source: Pinterest)

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.”

Kem-Hussawee
Kem Hussawee (Source: Popular Magazine)

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.”

Grate-Warintorn
Grate Warintorn (Source: Facebook)

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.

Famous Thai Actors- DJ-Push
DJ Push (Source: MyDramaList)

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.”

Famous Thai Actors- Pope-Thanawat
Pope Thanawat (Source: The Star)

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.

Famous Thai Actors- Weir-Sukollawat
Weir Sukollawat (Source: Facebook)

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.

Famous Thai Actors- James-Jirayu
James-Jirayu (Source: Wallpaper Cave)

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).

Famous Thai Actors- Tor-Thanapob
Tor Thanapob (Source: MyDramaList)

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.”

Famous Thai Actors- Mik-Thongraya
Mik Thongraya (Source: CELEBVOGUE)

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.”

Famous Thai Actors- Mario-Maurer
Mario Maurer (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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.”

Famous Thai Actors- Bie Thassapak
Bie Thassapak (Source: Pinterest)

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).

Famous Thai Actors- Nadech-Kugimiya
Nadech Kugimiya (Source: Wikipedia)

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.”

Famous Thai Actors- Mark-Prin
Mark Prin (Source: MyDramaList)

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.

Famous Thai Actors- Mike-D-Angelo
Mike D Angelo (Source: 2Sao)

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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