|Nadech Kugimiya Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||December 17, 1991|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Nadech Kugimiya is a Thai actor, voiceover artist, and model who is best known for having been cast in projects like Game Rai Game Rak, The Crown Princess, Duang Jai Akkanee, Sunset at Chaophraya, Ngao Rak Luang Jai, Torranee Ni Nee Krai Krong, Rang Pratana, The Rising Sun Roy Fun Tawan Duerd, Leh Lub Salub Rang, and Lom Sorn Ruk. Considered one of the most celebrated Thai actors, he has won more than 130 awards including Suphannahong National Film Awards, Mekhala Awards, Nataraja Awards, and TV Gold Awards.
Nadech Kugimiya, Barry, Brand
Khon Kaen, Thailand
Nadech Kugimiya studied at Rangsit University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication arts, major in film and cinematography. In May 2020, he finished his Master’s.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Model
- Others – Sudarat Kugimiya (Adoptive Mother, Biological Aunt), Yoshio Kugimiya (Adoptive father)
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Nadech Kugimiya has dated –
- Urassaya Sperbund (2016-Present) – He started dating Thai actress and model Urassaya Sperbund in 2016 and they have also worked together on some projects.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Asian and White)
Nadech Kugimiya has Thai roots on his mother’s side and is of Austrian descent on his father’s side.
- Toned physique
- Thick eyebrows
- Dimpled smile
Nadech Kugimiya Facts
- His original nickname was “Brand” which later evolved to “Barry”.
- Nadech Kugimiya brought to life the character of Kobori, a Japanese Military Officer who is in the Japanese troop that invaded Siam, in the 2013 romantic-war-drama film, Sunset at Chaophraya, adapted from the novel Khu Kam by Thommayanti.
- For his role in Sunset at Chaophraya, he won many accolades including Suphannahong National Film Awards for “Best Actor” and “Most Popular Actor”.
- He co-starred as Raffy in the romantic comedy-drama television series, Leh Lub Salub Rarng, in 2017.
- In 2018, Nadech Kugimiya was cast as Lieutenant Commander Dawin Samuthyakorn in the romantic action drama television series, The Crown Princess.
- He provided vocals to the character of Phaya Watchara Garuda in the animated film, Krut: The Himmaphan Warriors, in 2018.
- After he once misrepresented himself as half Japanese and half Thai, Nadech Kugimiya stated that his intentions were not to deceive his fans but to honor his foster father who is Japanese. He said, “My foster father is Japanese. I told everyone I am half Thai, half Japanese to honor him.” Contrary to the believes, he did not feel stressed to be exposed as Thai-Austrian, stating, “I meant to tell people, but the time had not yet arrived.”
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