Hossan Leong 梁荣耀
Hossan, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (The Order of Arts and Literature) is one of Singapore's most loved and recognised actors whether starring in his yearly stage production "The Hossan Leong Show" or in more dramatic roles on MediaCorp's Channel 8.
In the Life Theatre Awards, he received Best Ensemble in 2000, as well as nominations for Best Actor in 2005 and Best Supporting Actor in 2006 & 2003. Even though he was recently 'Knighted' by the French, Hossan began his stage career in The Necessary Stage's production Off Centre and has gone on to appear in The Full Monty, The Importance of Being Ernest, Asian Boys Vol.1, Mardi Gras, The Magic Fundoshi, Army Daze, Prelude to A Kiss, Little Shop Of Horrors, Honk!, Forbidden City: Portrait of An Empress, Chang and Eng, Fiddler On The Roof, A Twist Of Fate, Beauty World and Sing To The Dawn. His Television and Film credits include: The Perfect Cut 2, Under One Roof, I Not Stupid, One Last Dance and 'You Fu'.
In 2003, Hossan made his directorial debut in Sydney with Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song. More recent directing credits include Beauty & the Beast, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs and Crazy Christmas 2010. Hossan also produced, directed and starred in¬Best Served Cold, a murder-mystery dinner theatre piece for the 2004 World Gourmet Summit. He conceived, produced and directed On This Island, a musical revue, for the APAO Congress 2006.
Fluency in the French language has led Hossan to work with the Alliance Française and Sing'theatre for whom
he appeared in A Singaporean in Paris and the unforgettable Tribute to Edith Piaf. In 2006, Hossan was named
Ambassador for Paris 2012 and was awarded the Prix des Ambassadeurs Francophones (Francophone Ambassador