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Andie Chen
Born
Andy Tan Bang Jun

Nationality Singaporean
Education Tanglin Secondary School
Alma mater Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Occupation Actor, Host, Model
Years active 2007-present
Known for Tommy "Squints" Palledorous in Oh! Squints
Spouse(s) Kate Pang
Children Aden 陈煊劼
Avery 陈语霏
Awards Star Search 2007 : Champion
Andie Chen
Traditional Chinese 陳邦鋆
Simplified Chinese 陈邦鋆

Andie Chen (simplified Chinese: 陈邦鋆; traditional Chinese: 陳邦鋆; pinyin: Chén Bāng Jūn) is a Singaporean actor, host and vlogger. He was prominently a full-time Mediacorp artist from 2007 to 2017 but continues to film on an ad hoc basis. On 1 November 2017, Chen announced that he will not be renewing his contract with Mediacorp. Chen left Medicorp on 31 October 2017 with his wife, Kate Pang.

Career

Chen's first appearance on television was in the Channel 5 series Growing Up Season 2 Ep 12: Brother Of Mine in which he made a cameo flashback appearance as a child version of Tay Wee Seng, older brother of Lim Kay Tong's character Charlie Tay Wee Kiat's older brother and was credited as Andy Tan in year 1997. He shot to prominence after winning Star Search 2007 and earned a contract with MediaCorp. He was given his first television roles the following year, most notably in the blockbuster period drama The Little Nyonya. Since then he has starred in many high-profile television dramas such as Unriddle, C.L.I.F., Code of Honour, Joys of Life, The Journey (trilogy series) and The Lead.

Chen has made his stage debut in August 2015, taking up a lead role in the third staging of the popular Mandarin musical, December Rains, by Toy Factory Productions. The musical, directed by Goh Boon Teck and written by renowned local songwriter Liang Wern Fook, also stars Chriz Tong and Sugie Phua, with songs co-written by Liang and composer-singer Jimmy Ye.

Chen was nominated for 3 categories at Star Awards 2017, which are Best Actor for If Only I Could, Best Supporting Actor for Hero & Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes. On 1 November 2017, Chen announced that he will not be renewing his contract with Mediacorp. Chen left Medicorp on 31 October 2017 with his wife, Kate Pang. His last drama series with Mediacorp was The Lead. He was nominated for Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes at the Star Awards 2018.

Personal life

Chen graduated from Tanglin Secondary School before he proceeded on to Ngee Ann Polytechnic where he obtained a diploma in Film, Sound and Video. He married actress Kate Pang in 2013 after a secret courtship and they have a son Aden and a daughter Avery. Chen and Pang have a parenting channel named Kandie Family which was launched in 2016.

Filmography

Television/Webisodes

English Series

Year Work Role Notes
2009 Fighting Spiders Tony Lee
2010 Fighting Spiders II Tony Lee
The Pupil Andy Episode: Blog Out
2017 Lion Mums (Season 2) Chong Meng
2019 Lion Mums (Season 3)
2020 Titoudao - Inspired by the True Story of a Wayang Star Gwee Seng Series dubbed into Chinese

Chinese Series

Year Work Role Network Notes
2019 The Good Fight 致胜出击 Xie Zhengbin 谢正斌 Mediacorp Channel 8
The Driver 伺机 Reagen
My Agent Is A Hero 2 流浪经纪2 Max
Walk With Me 谢谢你出现在我的行程里 Wu Weikang 伍伟康
2018 Love At Cavenagh Bridge 加文纳桥的约定 Xiao Shaocong 萧少聪
My Agent Is A Hero 流浪经纪 Max
2017 The Lead 第一主角 Hong Deping 洪德平
K.O. Latte Wang 王子聪
2016 Hero 大英雄 Ou Jinguang 区金光
Trapped Minds 心魔 Haolin 浩林
If Only I Could 十年 ... 你还好吗? He Daxian 何大先
2015 Accidental Agents 绝队保险 Johnny
The Journey: Our Homeland 信约:我们的家园 Hong Dangyong 洪当勇
2014 The Journey: Tumultuous Times 信约:动荡的年代 Hong Dangyong 洪当勇
Independent Heroes 廉政英雄 Jian Shaoxiong 简少雄
2013 Disclosed 揭秘 Zhang Letian 张乐天
Break Free 曙光 Xu Haolong 徐浩龙
C.L.I.F. 2 警徽天职 2 Zhao Guohuang 赵国煌
2012 Joys of Life 花样人间 Sun Zibin 孙子斌
2011 Code of Honour 正义武馆 Ou Jianfeng 欧剑锋
C.L.I.F. 警徽天职 Zhao Guohuang 赵国煌
Prosperity 喜事年年 Ma Yongjie 马永捷
2010 Precious Babes 三个女人一个宝 Fu Weide 傅炜德
Unriddle 最火搭档 Yan Dewei 严德威
Cai Zhiyong 蔡志勇
2009 Mr & Mrs Kok 神探妙夫妻
Friends Forever 我爱麻糍 Jeff 石健明
2008 The Little Nyonya 小娘惹 Alexandre Huang Tianbao 黄天宝
The Defining Moment 沸腾冰点 Lin Kexi 林可喜

Films/Movies

Year Work Role Notes
2019 When Ghost Meet Zombie
女鬼爱上尸
2018 Oh! Squints III Tommy "Squints" Palledorous
2013 Oh! Squints II Tommy "Squints" Palledorous
2011 Already Famous
一泡而红
DW's Father
DW 父
2007 Oh! Squints Tommy "Squints" Palledorous

Theater

Year Title Role
2015 December Rains 雨季 Zhou Ying Xiong 周英雄

Accolades

Year Ceremony Award Nominated Work Result
2007 Star Search (Season 9) Champion N/A Won
2009 15th Star Awards Ceremony Best Newcomer N/A Nominated
2011 17th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor Precious Babes
(as Fu Weide)
Nominated
2012 18th Star Awards Ceremony Best Actor Code of Honour
(as Ou Jianfeng)
Nominated
2016 22nd Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor The Journey: Our Homeland
(as Hong Dangyong)
Nominated
2017 23rd Star Awards Ceremony Best Actor If Only I Could
(as He Daxian)
Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Hero
(as Ou Jinguang)
Nominated
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Nominated
2018 24th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes The Lead
(as Hong Deping)
Nominated
2019 25th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor My Agent Is A Hero
(as Max)
Nominated
2019 25th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Nominated
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