Star Entertainment Awards 2007 Party
December 3, 1977
|Occupation||Actor, TV Host, Model, Presenter|
|Years active||1985 - present|
Theeradej Wongpuapan (Ken) (Thai: ธีรเดช วงศ์พัวพันธ์) (born December 3, 1977 in Bangkok, Thailand), is a Thai actor, model and presenter. His father, also an actor in Thailand, persuaded him to start his career in acting.
Theeradej is currently one of Thailand's most popular actors. He gained immense popularity after his work in the series called Song Rao Nirun Dorn. All his projects from that point on, TV dramas, movies and even TV commercials, have become popular among Thais.
According to the Suan Dusit poll, Theeradej was voted the most popular Thai male star six years in a row from 2006 to 2011 and was honored the Most Popular Star Hall of Fame in 2012, along with Thongchai McIntyre & Pachrapa Chaichua.
He received the Golden Television Awards for Best Leading Actor a record four times for his work in Ey Mah Lek (2002), Song Rao Nirun Dorn (2005), Sawan Biang (2008) and Sood Sanaeha (2009).
Theeradej Wongpuapan is the youngest child of Weeraprawat Wongpuapan (his father) and Kanchana Wongpuapan (his mother). His father is a director and mother is a TV drama writer; her pseudonyms are Worapan Rawee, Leelawadee and Daeng Rawee.
He began acting at the suggestion of his father. In 1985, when he was seven years old, he appeared in The Six Siblings (หกพี่น้อง) on Channel 3, which was directed by his father. He next acted in the TV drama My Sweet Orange Tree (ต้นส้มแสนรัก) on Channel 3. He then stopped acting to attend เซนต์ดอมินิก School until he was in high school. Then, he shortly studied for his bachelor's degree at ABAC University before he went to study at the Brooks Institute of Photography in California, USA. He soon had to leave school, after two years of study, because of the 1997 Asian financial crisis. He returned to Thailand to be a model, presenter, and actor in TV Drama, movies, and music video. He appeared in Super Luk Toong on Channel 9 1998, followed by Queen of Luk Toong Pumpuang Duangjan (ราชินีลูกทุ่ง พุ่มพวง ดวงจันทร์) on Channel 7 in 1999, and The Ridiculous Battle (ฝนตกขี้หมูไหลคนอะไรมาพบกัน) on Channel 3 in 2000.
Ken was known extensively and popularly from "Eternal Love" ("สองเรานิรันดร") played with "Phiyada Akkaraseranee", "Chain of Love" ("อุ้มรัก") and "Paradise Diversion" ("สวรรค์เบี่ยง") with "Ann Thongprasom". The approximate rating from "นีลเส็น" of "Paradise Diversion" was 14.6; the finale was 18.7.
In "2009", he came back to play on "Bangkok Traffic Love Story" ("รถไฟฟ้ามาหานะเธอ") which was the most gaining profits movie in 2009, 145.5 million baht.
Ken was appointed to be a special Thai ambassador of "UNICEF" ("2008" – present) and a presenter of “"White Ribbon Year Project"” which campaigning the violence to children, feminine, and families. This is a project of the "Developing Social and Stability of Humans Ministry of Thailand" ("2010").
Ken Theeradej Wongpuapan's #1 leading female onscreen is Ann Thongprasom #1 Pra'nangs.
Theeradej married "Noi" Boosakorn Pornwannasiriwej, a popular Thai actress, on October 25, 2007. Queen Sirikit participated in the ceremony. On August 17, 2008, Noi gave birth to their first child, a boy named "Khun" Khunatum Wongpuapan. Their second child, a son named "Jun" Thippatai Wongpuapan, was born on August 4, 2010.
Theeradej's hobbies are making short films, taking pictures, traveling, collecting antique watches and furniture. Basketball is his favorite sport.
Theeradej is in an extremely popular actor. In the annual Suan Dusit polls from 2006 to 2010, he was voted the most popular Thai celebrity; in 2009, he received 77% of the vote. He was also voted the most popular Thai actor in the 2009 ABAC poll, with 38.1% of the vote.
Suan Dusit Poll - "Best of The Year"
- No.3 Most Popular Thai Male Star (2005) : 23.80%
- No.1 Most Popular Thai Male Star (2006) : 38.57%
- No.1 Most Popular Thai Male Star (2007) : 53.50%
- No.1 Most Popular Thai Male Star (2008) : 69.20%
- No.1 Most Popular Thai Male Star (2009) : 73.16%
- No.1 Most Popular Thai Male Star (2010) : 76.98%
- No.1 Most Popular Thai Male Star (2011) : 40.28%
- People's Choice Most Popular Star Honor (Suan Dusit Poll Most Popular Star Hall of Fame) (2012), along with Thongchai McIntyre & Pachrapa Chaichua.
- TV3 Fanclub Award is a favour survey award for actors, actress, and TV Programmes on Channel 3 via voting in www.thaitv3.com
- Go-Six : Gohok Galon Plinplon Tolae (2000) As Plub Directed by Poj Anon (Five Star Production)
- Khang lang phap (Behind the Painting) (2001) As Nopporn Directed by Cherd Songsee (Saha Mongkon Film)
- Mahasajan Phan Ruk (2004) As Max Directed by Assarawadee Wongsakon (Andaman Film Co.,Ltd)
- The Office (Short Film) (2007) As Theeradj Directed by Theeradej Wongpuapan (Joejai)
- Rod Fai Fah Maha Na Teau (Bangkok Traffic Love Story) (2009) As Loong Directed by Adisorn Trisirikasem (GTH (Gmm Tai Hub))
|1999||Pumpuang||Woman||N/A||Channel 7||Lead Role||Ratchaneekorn Phanmanee|
|2000||Fon Tok Kee Moo Lai||N/A||N/A||channel 3||Lead Role||Khemupsorn Sirisukha|
|Kon Kong Pandin||The People of the Land||N/A||Lead Role||Busakorn Pornvanavej|
|2001||Seur 11 Tua||11 Tigers||N/A||Lead Role|
|Raeng Ngao||Heated Shadow||Vikit||Lead Role||Ann Thongprasom|
|2002||Plae Kao||Trauma||Kuan||Lead Role||Khemupsorn Sirisukha|
|Ai Ma Lek||Mr. Iron Horse||Fah/Ma Lek||Lead Role||Yardthip Rachapal|
|2003||Trab Fah Sin Dao Sao Kae||N/A||N/A||Lead Role||Busakorn Pornvanavej|
|Prajun San Gon||The Hoax Moon||Tie Pitakwong||Lead Role||Janie Tienphosuwan|
|2004||Ruk Sood Fah Lah Sood Lok||Extreme Love, Extreme Chase||Jack||Lead Role||Yardthip Rachapal|
|2005||Neung Nai Suang||One in My Heart||Anawat Patcharapojanart (Neung)||Lead Role||Janie Thienphosuvan|
|Song Rao Nirandorn||Two of Us Eternally||Issara Kriangkrai||Lead Role||Piyada Akkaraseranee|
|2006||Sai Sueb Sai Sadeu||Umbilical Spy||Pol.Capt.Chartchai Fuangfoo||Lead Role||N/A|
|Oum Rak||Chain of Love||Rachain (Chain)||Lead Role||Anne Thongprasom|
|2007||Ruk Tur Took Wan||Love You Everyday||Watin (Tin)||Lead Role||Piyada Akkaraseranee|
|Ruk Nee Hua Jai Rao Jaung||This Love Our Hearts Reserve||Puwanai (Pu, Tuapu)||Lead Role||Janie Thienphosuvan|
|Sueb Lub Rahat Ruk||Love Code Secret Spy||Pol.Capt. Anon||Lead Role||Sunisa Jett|
|2008||Sawan Bieng||Paradise Diversion||Kawee Warrawat (Wee)||Lead Role||Anne Thongprasom|
|Jai Rao||Cracked Heart||Korrawik Pisuttada (Vick)||Lead Role||Taksaorn Paksukcharern|
|2009||Sood Sanae Ha||Charming Recipe||Pasu Boriban (Kru Cook, Din)||Lead Role||Anne Thongprasom|
|2010||Wiwa Wawoon||Hustled Wedding||Pawee Sajjapongpan (Wee)||Lead Role||Araya A.Hargate|
|365 Wan Hang Ruk||365 Days of Love||Tula Tientada (Tun)||Lead Role||Anne Thongprasom|
|2011||Rahat Torrachon||Code of the Out-laws||Singha (Sing)||Lead Role||Araya A.Hargate|
|Kon Ruk Luang Jai||Heart-Luring Love Trick||Ran Singhaboworndej (Ran)||Lead Role||Janie Thienphosuvan|
|2012||Rak Khun Tao Fah||Love You As Much As The Sky||Theera (Thee)||Lead Role||Chermarn Boonyasak, Khemupsorn Sirisukha, Araya A.Hargate, Marie Burner|
|2013||Matjurat See Nampeung||Honey-Colored Satan||Pat Patamakun (Pat)||Lead Role||Pijakkana Wongsaratanasil|
|Anko Kon Ruk Strawberry||Anko Strawberry Love Trick||Dr.Saen Pueannadee (Saen)||Lead Role||Araya A.Hargate|
|2014||Luerd Mungkorn : Krating||Dragon Blood : Bull||Chonlathee, Tham||Lead Role|
1. Best Leading Actor (Ai Ma Lek) from the 17th Golden Television Awards
1. Best Leading Actor (Song Rao Nirun Dorn) from the 20th Golden Television Awards
2. Best Leading Actor (Song Rao Nirun Dorn) from Star Entertainment Awards 2005
3. Best Leading Actor (Song Rao Nirun Dorn) from Top Awards 2005
3. Best Leading Actor (Sawan Bieng) from Siamdara Stars Party 2008
4. Best Leading Actor (Sawan Bieng) from SeeSan Bunteaung Awards 2008
5. Best Leading Actor (Jai Rao) from Hamburger Awards 2008
5. Best Leading Filmography Actor (Bangkok Traffic Love Story) from Kwanjai Seu MuanChon 2009
6. Best Leading TV Drama Actor (Sood Sanaeha) from Kwanjai Seu MuanChon 2009
1. Best Actor in a Lakorn (365 Wun Haeng Rak) from Top Awards 2010 - Nominated
2. Best Actor in a Lakorn (Wiwa Wah Woon) from Top Awards 2010 - Nominated
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