Richie Koh Rui Qi
|Education||Ngee Ann Polytechnic|
In 2013, Koh was scouted when Channel U’s Hey Gorgeous team went to various campuses in Singapore looking for suitable contestants. He garnered much support during the competition and emerged as first runner up.
In 2017 after serving National Service, Koh started his career by debuting in Channel 8’s army-themed drama When Duty Calls, a major role that charmed viewers hearts. Fans sang praises of his natural acting and good looks, factors which landed his first nomination for Best Newcomer in Star Awards 2018. October that year saw Koh jetting off to Changzhou, Jiangsu for a month to film China-web movie The Legendary Detective of the Shanghai Bund where he played an assistant to the agency detective.
The following year, Koh made cameo appearances in long-running Channel 8 drama, Life Less Ordinary & Toggle series, Die Die Also Must Serve. In addition, he wrapped up filming on 118 Reunion and made a special appearance in local movie Wonderful! Liang Xi Mei directed by Jack Neo. His role as a gangster boss in the movie saw him gain new fans both here and across the Causeway. Koh also acted in several Toggle Original productions - Star Crossed aired from April to May and he took the lead role in Divided as well as The Distance Between where he spent six weeks on the road, filming in Australia. In addition, Koh acted in a Gilbert Chan movie 23:59 The Haunting Hour, as a soldier tasked to kill a snake spirit.
On 30 August 2018, The Celebrity Agency announced that Koh would be expanding his career to China after it signed a co-management contract with China’s LongAllStar Entertainment Group. The actor will be based in Beijing after filming Toggle Original series Playground but there are plans for him to head back to Singapore when he has a local production to shoot.
English TV and Web series
|2018||Star Crossed||Weng Leong||
Mandarin TV and Web series
|2019||If Only |
|Jackson Wong |
|How Are You? |
|2018||The Distance Between |
|Amos Song |
|Li Renyi |
|118 Reunion |
|Yang Wei |
|Die Die Also Must Serve |
|2017||Life Less Ordinary |
|Song Baojian |
|When Duty Calls |
|Lu Xianfeng |
|2018||Wonderful! Liang Xi Mei |
|Big Boss |
|23:59 The Haunting Hour|
|TBA||Not So Long Time Ago |
|Ah Huat |
|TBA||The Legendary Detective Of The Shanghai Bund|
|Xiao Ding |
|2018||24th Star Awards Ceremony||Best Newcomer||When Duty Calls
(as Lu Xianfeng)
|2013||Hey Gorgeous||1st Runner-Up||Ngee Ann Polytechnic||Won|
- "THOSE WERE _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ TIMES — Yesteryear Once More". Pioneer. Ministry of Defence (Singapore). 1 July 2017.
- "More about Richie Koh". Toggle. 19 February 2018.
- Lee, Wei Lin (27 October 2017). Toggle 26 October 2017 "Richie Koh makes big screen debut in Chinese film" Check
|url=value (help). Toggle. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
- https://www.zaobao.com.sg/zentertainment/celebs/story20180224-837619 Zaobao 24 February 2018
- https://entertainment.toggle.sg/en/localbuzz/photos/richie-koh-a-face-to-watch-10835174#slideshow-1 Toggle 18 October 2018
- https://entertainment.toggle.sg/en/entertainment/localbuzz/article/richie-koh-strips-down-for-horror-flick-23-59-the-haunting-hour-10600118 Toggle 09 August 2018
- https://entertainment.toggle.sg/en/entertainment/localbuzz/article/richie-koh-signs-with-china-agency-10666464 Toggle 30 August 2018