Actor, Author and Producer
Edmund Chen is an internationally-known celebrity with over 29 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry. He has over 100 television appearances, 18 international and local films, 4 stage plays, 2 movies which he produced and 4 solo music albums under his belt.
With a strong passion for drawing since he was a child, Chen has become an accomplished artist in his own right. In addition to designing several local stamps with the ever lovable giant panda and otter series for Singapore Post (SingPost), he is appointed as SingPost’s Stamp Ambassador and will be commissioned to design a new series of stamps to commemorate SG50. Chen’s talent does not end here as his packaging designs have also won awards by Singapore Star Packaging Awards for four consecutive years from 2002 to 2005. In 2013, Chen set the Guinness World Record for the Longest Drawing by an Individual with a distance of over 601m. In 2015, he collaborated with Samsonite, the world’s leading luggage brand to creating exclusive luggage collection entitled “Cherish”.
A man of many talents, Chen has authored 8 books and was voted by the Readers of the National Critics’ Choice as the Best New Children’s Author of the year in South East Asia. In recognition of his new publications recently, the READ Singapore Bridges also appointed Chen as their Ambassador.
As a producer, Chen was presented with the Silver Screen Special Achievement Award at the 24th Singapore International Film Festival and the Committee Recommended Film at the 5th International Chinese film Festival in Sydney, Australia for his maiden feature film, Echoing Love.
Chen strongly believes in cultivating a greater sense of sharing, helping one another and doing good deeds for the greater good of the society. His endorsement and ambassadorship with select organizations, such as the Red Cross Society, National Environmental Agency;, National Climate Change Secretariat The Prime Minister Office; Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore; MCCY; Read! Singapore and Singapore Post, reflect his unwavering belief and goal to spread the message of doing social good, helping people and sharing as far and wide as possible.