Mai Charoenpura

Mai Charoenpura (Thai: ใหม่ เจริญปุระ; born January 5, 1969), also known by the former stage name Mai Siriwimol (Thai: ใหม่ สิริวิมล), is a Thai singer and actress.

Mai Charoenpura
Mai in 2017
Background information
Birth nameMai Charoenpura
Born (1969-01-05) January 5, 1969
Bangkok, Thailand
GenresPop, string
Occupation(s)Singer, actress
Years active1980s-present
LabelsGMM Grammy

Biography

Early life

Born in Bangkok, Thailand, she is one of four daughters of Thai actor Surin Charoenpura (stage name: Ruj Ronnapop) and Winee Sontikool. She has three sisters, Venic White, Vipavee Maguire, and a half sister, actress Intira Jaroenpura. Mai was educated in England, at Farringtons School.

Music career

As a singer, since 1989 Charoenpura has released dozens of albums, music videos and performed in many concerts.

In 2007, Charoenpura performed in Manchester, for a concert organized by former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, to celebrate his ownership of Manchester City F.C.[1]

Original Album 1st. ไม้ม้วน (1989, 2532) 2nd. ไม้ขีดไฟ (1990, 2533) 3rd. ความลับสุดขอบฟ้า (1992, 2535) 4th. ผีเสื้อกับพายุ (1994, 2537) 5th. ชีวิตใหม่ (1997, 2540) 6th. แผลงฤทธิ์ (1998, 2541) 7th. คนเดียวในหัวใจ (2002, 2545) 8th. Always ใหม่เสมอ (2006, 2549)

Acting career

Since the 1980s, Charoenpura has acted in numerous roles on Thai television and in films.

As an actress, she's best known for her role as 'Pring' in Khon Rerng Muang (Thai: คนเริงเมือง). She made the role her own so much so that she played 'Pring' twice in two different made-for-TV remakes consecutively in 1988 and 2002.[2] She came to international notice for her portrayal of the villainous Lady Srisudachan in the 2001 film, The Legend of Suriyothai, directed by Chatrichalerm Yukol, and released theatrically in the United States in 2003.

In 2010 Charoenpura appeared in the anthology horror film Die a Violent Death, alongside Akara Amarttayakul and Supaksorn Chaimongkol.[3]

Among her other movies are Memory and Meat Grinder.

References

  1. "Thai fever hits City". The Nation (Thailand). 2007-08-06. Archived from the original on 2007-08-24. Retrieved 2007-08-07.
  2. "'27ปีของใหม่เจริญปุระ'". www.komchadluek.net (in Thai). 2011-08-22. Retrieved 2018-11-04.
  3. Thai Horror Anthology Wants You To 'Die a Violent Death'. Bloody-disgusting.com. March 9, 2010. Retrieved on 2012-06-23.


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