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Alan Tern
Born (1976-03-31) 31 March 1976 (age 48)
Other names Tang Yushu
  • The Chinese High School
  • Hwa Chong Junior College
Alma mater Nanyang Technological University
  • Actor
  • businessman
Years active 2001–present
Priscelia Chan
(m. 2007)
Awards Star Search 2001 : Singapore Male Champion
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 唐育書
Simplified Chinese 唐育书
Hanyu Pinyin Táng Yùshū

Alan Tern Yoke Cher (born 31 March 1976) is a Singaporean actor and businessman. He was a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 2001 to 2011.

Early life

Tern was educated at The Chinese High School and Hwa Chong Junior College. Prior to joining Star Search he graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a degree in accountancy.


Tern was a finalist in the 2001 Star Search Singapore, and he joined MediaCorp after the competition. He made his debut in the sitcom My Genie not long after signing on and also appeared in The Hotel. Tern's acting in Double Happiness earned him a Best Supporting Actor Award nomination at the Star Awards 2005.

Tern left the entertainment industry as he has announced his decision to leave MediaCorp after filming A Song to Remember, in which he played the abusive husband of his wife's character. He did not rule a return to acting but stated that he wanted to concentrate on running his business for the time being.

Personal life

Tern currently runs his own eyewear business Acespex Vision. He married actress Priscelia Chan on 6 October 2007.


Television series

Year Title Role Notes
2001 My Genie (我爱精灵) Lub Lub / Xiaoming
The Hotel Wang Yafu
2002 Springs of Life Cai Daming
First Touch Channel 5 production
No Problem (考试家族)
2003 True Heroes CPL Jiang Yijie
A Toast of Love
My Love, My Home (同一屋檐下)
2004 To Mum with Love (非一般妈妈)
An Ode to Life Zhang Rui'an
Double Happiness Wenjie / Wenxiong
Double Happiness II
2005 Portrait of Home Shaodong
Portrait of Home II
A New Life Ah Ler
2006 The Shining Star
CID Zhang Jiasheng
Angel Lover
2007 Kinship I Hong Zhaoyang
Kinship II
Man of the House Zhen Jian'er
Metamorphosis Liu Hansheng
The Golden Path
2008 Her Many Faces Gao Zikang
Crime Busters x 2 Tang Jiasheng
Perfect Cut Himself Channel U production
2009 Reunion Dinner Hu Daxiong
Table of Glory Liu Yun
2010 Happy Family Alex
Priceless Wonder Xu Guoxing
Point of Entry Edmund Seng Yue Fong Channel 5 production
Precious Babes Jovan
The Family Court Liu Yacai
Mrs P.I. Zhang Jiaqiang
2011 On the Fringe Jack
A Song to Remember Wang Jintu
2021 My Mini-me and Me (很久以后的未来) Zhang Zhendong's father


Year Title Role Notes Ref
2004 The Eye 2 Policeman in hospital

Television show appearances

Year Title
2009 Stars for a Cause (明星志工队)
2011 Silver Tribute Charity Night (万千金辉照乐年)

Awards and nominations

Star Awards
Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result
2005 12th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor Double Happiness
(as Wenjie)
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