Tiffany Leong

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Tiffany Leong
Born(1985-10-24)24 October 1985
Died28 December 2015(2015-12-28) (aged 30)
Occupation(s)Actress, host and model
Years active2006-2015
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 梁丽芳

Tiffany Leong (simplified Chinese :梁丽芳; traditional Chinese :梁麗芳; pinyin :Liáng Lìfāng; 24 October 1985 – 28 December 2015), [1] was a Malaysian actress, host and model based in Singapore. She died in December 2015 due to neuroendocrine cancer tumors, aged 30.

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Personal life and career

Leong was a model and beauty queen before joining Astro and enjoyed some success as a television hostess. She switched to acting in 2006 and joined MediaCorp in Singapore. Initially she was mostly cast in Singapore-Malaysia co-productions and made her debut in a Singapore-produced series in the 2008 drama La Femme . She was nominated for the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes at the 2011 Star Awards. [2]

In 2006, Leong filmed two dramas, The Beginning and Falling in Love , in supporting roles. In 2007, she filmed two more dramas called, Man of the House and Fallen Angel .

In 2008, Leong filmed the dramas La Femme and Where the Heart Is and in 2009, she filmed My Destiny and Welcome Home, My Love . In 2010, she filmed four dramas, but had only supporting roles, she acted in dramas like Tribulations of Life , Injustice , Priceless Wonder and Friends Forever .

In 2011, she managed to film two more dramas Code of Honour and Prosperity .

In 2012, she filmed two dramas The Quarters and Laws of Attraction . In 2013, she filmed in one drama called 2013 Radio Rhapsody due to her illness. In 2015, she managed to film a drama called Mind Game despite her battle with cancer.

Health and death

In July 2013, the former Mediacorp artiste was diagnosed with multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndrome, and was later confirmed to have neuroendocrine cancer tumors in her liver. She had 60 per cent of her liver removed, and returned to work in late 2014.

On 24 December 2015, Leong was admitted to a hospital in Kuala Lumpur after suffering a relapse. She died on the afternoon of 28 December 2015. Her funeral was held at Nilai Memorial Park & was cremated. [3] [4]

Filmography

YearWorkRoleNotesRef
2006 The Beginning 原点
Falling in Love 情有可缘
2007 Man of the House 男人当家Joe
Fallen Angel 天使的烙印Zhang Kaiqing
2008 La Femme 绝对佳人Qian Minmin 钱敏敏
Where the Heart Is 大城情事Wu Jinhua 吴金花
2009 My Destiny 幸福满贯Du Lihong
Welcome Home, My Love 快乐一家Jiang Jianing
2010 Tribulations of Life 浮生劫Pang Qiuming 庞秋明
  • Supporting Role
Injustice 血蝴蝶Jian Shuman 简舒曼
Priceless Wonder 游戏人生Xu Yuxuan 徐宇萱
Friends Forever 我爱麻糍Funny 蔡若楠
2011 Code of Honour 正义武馆Yuan Yueming 元月明
Prosperity 喜事年年Natalie
2012 The Quarters 猪仔馆人家Mao Dawan 毛大碗
Laws of Attraction 寂寞同盟Grace
2013Radio Rhapsody 岁月留声Fang Ling 方羚
2015 Mind Game 心迷Liu Jingxiang 刘静香

Awards and nominations

YearCeremonyAwardResult
2011 17th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes Top 20

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References

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