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|Alma mater||Mayflower Secondary School|
Ann Kok (Chinese: 郭舒贤; born 11 January 1973) is a Singaporean actress. She started her acting career in 1993 after emerging as a finalist in the local talent-search competition Star Search, where she won a contract to work on Chinese-language TV channel SBC 8 (now MediaCorp Channel 8).
Subsequently, Kok rose to popularity and played numerous lead roles in television series in the 1990s. She was ranked the "Third Ah Jie" by the local media, which defined her as the third most prominent actress in Singapore's Chinese-language entertainment industry of that time. In 2000, Kok ventured overseas to expand her acting career. She returned to Singapore and joined the now-defunct MediaWorks in 2003 and later MediaCorp in 2005.
Kok is the youngest child of a family of six children. She has two sisters and three brothers.
For the first time in her 13-year-long career, Kok was nominated for the Best Actress Award in the Star Awards 2006 for her performance as Jiang Ruqing in Love Concierge. In La Femme, she played a career-minded woman who neglects her family and later suffers from breast cancer. In 2009, she played the lead role Alice Zeng, a materialistic and show-off housewife, in the highly acclaimed drama series Housewives' Holiday, which won her praise and positive reviews from audiences. For her performance, Kok was nominated for the Best Actress Award again in the Star Awards 2010 and was the hot favourite, but missed the award.
In 2011, Kok made another appearance in Kampong Ties, which was filmed in Sungai Lembing, Malaysia, for a period of 4 months. In the same year, Kok also appeared in The Oath and Bountiful Blessings, starring alongside established actors such as Christopher Lee, Tay Ping Hui and Hong Kong actress Jessica Hsuan.
Apart from acting, Kok has released three solo albums. She also sang at The Peranakan Ball in 2009 for The Little Nyonya musical.
In 2012, Kok became the first actress in Asia to snag two nominations in the same category since the inception of the Asian Television Awards (ATA) in 1994. Kok was nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role award for her performances in Kampong Ties and Show Hand for ATA 2012. Results would be announced in December 2012.
In 2013, Kok won Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes in Star Awards 2013. .....
In March 2014, Kok left Mediacorp. As she chose not to renew her contract, she was deemed ineligible to participate in Star Awards in that year. Her last television series before her contract ended was In the Name of Love. In the same year, she appeared on the big screen with her debut appearance in local film, The Filial Party.
In 2015, after almost a year's break from acting, she acted as Deng Xue Li in Crescendo, produced by Wawa Pictures.
In April 2016, she played the lead role in Toggle.sg original 4-episode psychological thriller mini-series Trapped Minds. In the same year, she did a musical as Hua Mulan's elder sister, Hua Mulian. The original comedy with a twist Mulan The Musical took place in Resort World Sentosa theatre from 16 December 2016 to 5 February 2017, with the famous troop from Taiwan. They broke record by performing 36 shows in 2 months in Singapore.
|1994||Men on the Edge 帮会1889||Telemovie|
|1996||Heart of the Family 家有一宝||Telemovie|
|1994||The Young Ones 壯志奥阳|
|The Valiant One 昆伦奴||Zhang Ying|
|1995||Coffee or Tea 是非屋|
|Heavenly Ghost 天师钟道||Liu Yeqin|
|The Morning Express 阳光列车|
|The Morning Express II 阳光列车|
|1996||Legend of the White Hair Brides 塞外奇俠||Nalan Minghui|
|The Legends of Jigong 济公活佛||Yue Yinping / Li Xiaomei|
|The Night is Young 美丽夜女郎|
|1997||Curtain Call 大鑼大鼓|
|Courting Trouble 婚姻法庭|
|The Guest People 客家之歌||Juxiang|
|1998||Facing the Music 钟琴88||Yu Kai Di 余凯蒂|
|Riding the Storm 陌生人|
|1999||Wok of Life 福满人间||Saiman / Yue'e 赛满/月娥|
|2000||The Tax Files 流金锐月||Yuki 中山美雪|
|Dare to Strike 扫冰者|
|2002||No.8 Bus 八号巴士|
|Venture Against Time 子是故人來||Young Shi Caiyu|
|Just in Time for the Wedding 一切从结婚开始|
|2003||OK No Problem OK沒问题|
|2004||Money No Problem 恭喜发财|
|Be Somebody 海军|
|Changing Lanes 易心人|
|2005||A New Life 有福||Guo Jialing 郭嘉玲|
|Love Concierge 爱的掌門人||Jiang Ruqing 将如晴|
|2006||Family Matters 法庭俏佳人|
|2007||The Peak 最高点||Xiuping|
|Kinship 手足||Zheng Yinsha|
|2008||La Femme 绝对佳人||Lin Xiuhui|
|My Destiny 幸福满贯|
|2009||Housewives' Holiday 煮妇的假期||Alice Zeng Huixian 曾慧娴|
|My School Daze 书包太重||Kang Qiaozhen 康巧祯|
|Daddy at Home 企鹅爸爸||Yang Xinbei 杨欣北|
|2010||Happy Family 过好年||Dong Shuixing 董水星|
|The Illusionist 魔幻世界||Shayne Yang|
|Precious Babes 三个女人一个宝||Lin Huixian 林慧娴|
|The Family Court 走进走出||Zheng Danni 郑丹妮|
|2011||Bountiful Blessings 万福楼||Liang Pinhong 梁品红|
|Kampong Ties 甘榜情||Feng Yueman 冯月满|
|The Oath 行医||Ye Zhiyi 蔡之翊|
|2012||Show Hand 注定||Xu Shumin 许淑敏|
|It Takes Two 對對碰||Vivian|
|2014||Soup of Life 砂锅肉骨茶||Lin Fang 林芳|
|In the Name of Love 最爱是你||Song Chuyun 宋楚雲|
|2015||Angry Feat 不爽投诉站||Wang Meiqi 王美奇|
|Crescendo 起飞||Shirley Deng Xueli 邓雪莉|
|2016||Trapped Minds 心魔||Yan Yu Ru 顏雨茹|
|Doppelganger 入侵者||Wang Jingyi 王静翊|
|Till We Meet Again - Prequel 千年来说对不起-前传||Nine-Tailed Fox 九尾狐|
|Till We Meet Again 千年来说对不起|
|Magic Chef 料理人生||Yan Mei 燕美|
|2019||Hello From The Other Side 阴错阳差||Sai Jiao 赛娇|
|2022||Healing Hands 医生不是神||Hong Shufen 洪淑芬|
|2009||The Peranakan Ball (娘惹之恋)|
|December 2016- February 2017||Mulan The Musical (木蘭少女)||Hua Mulian
Awards and nominations
|Asian Television Awards|
|2012||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Kampong Ties
(as Feng Yueman)
|1995||2nd Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 5|
|1996||3rd Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 5|
|1997||4th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 10|
|1998||5th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 10|
|1999||6th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 10|
|2006||13th Star Awards Ceremony||Best Actress||Love Concierge
(as Jiang Ruqing)
|2010||16th Star Awards Ceremony||Best Actress||Housewives' Holiday
(as Zeng Huixian Alice)
|16th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 20|
|2011||17th Star Awards Ceremony||Best Supporting Actress||The Family Court
(as Zheng Danni)
|17th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 10|
|2012||18th Star Awards Ceremony||Best Actress||Bountiful Blessings
(as Liang Pinhong)
|18th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 10|
|2013||19th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 10|
|19th Star Awards Ceremony||Favourite Female Character||N/A||Nominated|
|19th Star Awards Ceremony||Bottom Slim ... Legs Award||N/A||Won|
|2021||26th Star Awards Ceremony||Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes||N/A||Top 10|
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