JON CHEW by Jon Holloway
Photo: Jon Holloway
Studio 7C, Clapham North Arts Centre, Voltaire Road, London SW4 6DH
Phone: 020-7720 3355
Fax: 020-7720 5565
Location:London, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:10st. 1lb. (64kg)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Appearance:Asian, Chinese, Filipino/Malay/Thai
Nationality:Malaysian, Chinese, British
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short


Most recently played Headman Zhang/Wild Swan in Forgotten, the landmark new play about the Chinese Labour Corps in WW1, written by Daniel York Loh. Jon also performed as Prince Chulalongkorn in the West End production of The King & I, starring Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara, at the London Palladium. "I was most impressed in this production with the performance of Jon Chew." - Douglas Mayo (

Stage Further Credits
2018, Stage, Headman Zhang/Wild Swan, Forgotten, Arcola Theatre, Kim Pearce
2018, Stage, Prince Chulalongkorn, The King & I, The Trafalgar Entertainment Group, Bartlett Sher
2018, Stage, Ido, The Bee, Theatresauce, Kelvin Wong
2017, Stage, Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, LAMDA, Vik Sivalingam
2017, Stage, Fainall, The Way of the World, LAMDA, Penny Cherns
2017, Stage, Hippolytus, Phaedra, LAMDA, Jenny Lipman
2017, Stage, Teodoro, The Dog In The Manger, LAMDA, Ollie Birch
2017, Stage, Bosola/Delio, The Duchess of Malfi, LAMDA, Ian Brown
2016, Stage, King Henry VI, Henry VI Parts 1, 2, 3, LAMDA, Matt Peover
2016, Stage, Orlando, As You Like It, LAMDA, Hannah Eidinow
2014, Stage, Louis Ironson, Angels in America Part 1: Millennium Approaches, Theatrethreesixty, Christopher Ling
2013, Stage, Danny, Philadelphia, Here I Come, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center, Joe Hasham
2012, Stage, Jules, Boom, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center, David Lim
2010, Stage, Birdy, Birdy, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center, Christopher Ling
2010, Stage, M, Cock, The Actors Studio, David Lim
Further Credits
2018, Voice Over, Wiseman, Tallman, Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver (English-dubbed), Pinewood Studios, Various
2017, Commercial, Failed Start-up Guy, Qualcommm, Knucklehead, Rob Leggatt
2014, Short Film, Boy, The Last Flight, Tropfest Asia, Ezequiel Paolinelli
2014, Short Film, John, Kopi Cinta, Amir Muhammad Anthology, Sheryl Chong
2013, Musical, Jamie, The Last Five Years, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center, Christopher Ling


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard*, Asian, Chinese, English-Standard*, Malay, RP
(* = Native/Fluent)
Cantonese, Chinese, English*, Indonesian, Malay*, Mandarin
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Laban, Period Dancing, Tenor
Performance:Actor-Singer, BGSC Level 1 Standard, BGSC Level 2 Intermediate-18th Century Single Sword, BGSC Level 2 Intermediate-Sword & Dagger, Laban Training, Master of Ceremonies, Meisner Technique, Musical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Repertory, Voice Acting
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Basketball, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Improvisation, Puppetry, Writer


LAMDA, MA in Classical Acting, 1 year, 2016-2017

Columbia University, MA in Journalism, 1 year, 2014-2015

Guildhall London School of Music and Drama, Certificate in Acting in Musical Theatre, 2012

National Institute of Dramatic Art, Certificate in Screen Acting, 2007-2008