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Edwin Goh
Born (1994-07-25) 25 July 1994 (age 29)
Nationality Singaporean
Education Holy Innocents' High School
Alma mater LASALLE College of the Arts
  • Actor
  • businessman
Years active 2009-present
Awards Full list
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 吳勁威
Simplified Chinese 吴劲威
Hanyu Pinyin Wú Jìnwēi

Edwin Goh (born 25 July 1994) is a Singaporean actor.

Early life

Goh was a student of Holy Innocents' High School and LASALLE College of the Arts.


Goh was nominated for Favourite Male Character. He gained his first nomination for Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes & Most Popular Regional Artiste Award . In 2013, he was nominated for Best Newcomer. In 2015, Goh went for National Service for the Singapore Armed Forces after filming The Dream Makers II. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at Star Awards 2016.

Goh made his acting debut at the age of 15 in MediaCorp Channel 5's drama Fighting Spiders in 2009. He shot to fame after starring as the estranged and rebellious teenage son of Li Nanxing's character in the crime drama On the Fringe 2011.

In 2018, he completed his National Service for the Singapore Armed Forces and came back to act A Million Dollar Dream, Fifty & Fabulous & You Can Be An Angel 3 and also a toggle original series Close Your Eyes.

In 2019, Goh acted in a long form drama Old is Gold and The Good Fight. In 2020, he acted in My Guardian Angels.

In 2021, he acted in My Star Bride and The Peculiar Pawnbroker and earned a nomination for Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes.

In 2022, Goh played two roles in the drama Home Again as Ye Jiankang and Ye Kangle and in When Duty Calls 2 as Wu Guanyan.

In 2023, Goh played the role of Liu Guanghui in the drama Strike Gold.


In 2023, Goh and actress Rachel Wan launched the brand Unravel & which sells their own handcrafted crocheted collection of hats and bags. They have also conducted crocheting workshops under the brand name.

Personal life

On 7 September 2022, Goh was on his way home from a bar near Golden Mile area in the early morning when he was stopped along Aljunied Road by the traffic police. He was later arrested for drink driving after failing a breathalyser test. He was subsequently fined $6,500 and disqualified from driving for three years.

Since July 2023, Goh and his girlfriend Rachel Wan have been based in Sydney, Australia, where both are on a one-year work and holiday visa.


Television series

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2009 Fighting Spiders Soon Lee Mediacorp Channel 5
2011 On the Fringe 2011 Yao Zhiyong Mediacorp Channel 8
2012 Jump! Chen Xi
Don't Stop Believin' Cai Wensheng
2013 Gonna Make It Li Feilong
2014 C.L.I.F. 3 Young Wei Lantian
The Caregivers Wei Lun
2015 The Dream Makers II Eddy Xu
2016 C.L.I.F. 4 Young Wei Lantian
2018 A Million Dollar Dream Zhang Yizheng
Fifty & Fabulous (五零高手) Ye Yunfeng
Close Your Eyes (闭上眼就看不见) Liao Zhiyuan Mediacorp Channel U

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You Can Be An Angel 3 (你也可以是天使 3) Yuan Kai Mediacorp Channel 8
2019 Soul Connection (爱在一百米) Delivery Man
Old Is Gold (老友万岁) Han Xiangrong
The Intruder Thomas MeWATCH
Meet The MP Robert
The Good Fight (致胜出击) Yan Yifeng Mediacorp Channel 8
2020 My Guardian Angels Feng Kaiwei
2021 My Star Bride Zhong Shimin
The Peculiar Pawnbroker (人心鉴定师) Teenage Cheng Huoqiang
2022 Home Again (多年后的全家福) Ye Jiankang
Ye Kangle
When Duty Calls 2 (卫国先锋2) Wu Guangyan
2023 Strike Gold Liu Guanghui
All That Glitters Arthur Thng


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2010 Love Cuts Howard Chan
2012 Imperfect He Jianhao
2013 Judgement Day Liu Mingkai
2019 Old Is Gold: The Bliss Keeper (老友万岁之守护幸福) Han Xiangrong Telemovie
2022 My Star Bride - Hi, Mai Phương Thảo Zhong Shimin Telemovie


Compilation albums

Year English title Mandarin title
2012 MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 12 新传媒群星金龙接财神
2018 MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 18 新传媒群星阿狗狗过好年
2019 MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 19 新传媒群星猪饱饱欢乐迎肥年
2020 MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 20 裕鼠鼠纳福迎春了

Awards and nominations

Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result
2011 N/A 红苹果 in Ch8 Facebook Poll N/A Won
2012 Elle Awards 12 Breakout Star of the Year N/A Won
18th Star Awards Ceremony Favourite Male Character On The Fringe
(as Yao Zhiyong)
2013 19th Star Awards Ceremony Best Newcomer Don't Stop Believin'
(as Cai Wensheng)
2014 20th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 20
Star Awards for Most Popular Regional Artiste (Indonesia) N/A Nominated
2016 22nd Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actor The Dream Makers II
(as Eddy Xu)
Fame Awards 2016 Best Actor In A Supporting Role Nominated
2021 26th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Top 30
2023 28th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes N/A Nominated
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