Albert was born to a traditional Chinese family in Borneo, grew up in Singapore and later came to the UK to further his studies in Business Studies, Accountancy and later on Graphic Design. He has a Masters Degree in Visual Communications from Kingston University and was chosen by RBKC as the featured artist for The Portobello Wall 2016 – 2017.
As a late comer to acting, Albert has the advantage of experiences of life which helps to bring truth and authencities to his performances. Though a mature actor, he maintains the beginner’s mind and sees things from afresh.
His training comprise of three terms at Identity School of Acting and a year at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Work credits includes feature film Cranley Gardens directed by Rafael Kapelinski, lead as the Professor for the play “The Lesson” directed by Gavin Maxwell, Kensuke for the play “Kensuke’s Kingdom” directed by Jonny Dacinger and about to shoot a feature devised film to be directed by Andy Niblo. He has also worked on some prestigious commercials such as GRDF TVC shot in the Ukraine, HSBC Fusion, ACCA Corporate Video and Telecoms Corporate Videos. Albert has played as lead in some of the short films such as Tea at the Table (Showcase), Chloe who Cried Alot, The Devil and Death, Nightmare in Yellow, Tempunauts, Within the Frame, The Empty Family, Green and Beauties and the Beast. He has also done pop videos for Clean Cut Kid and HEIR. Being a visual person he has also acted in a few art films such as Notes of an Insomniac, Experimental Art Project (Showcase), Making Sense, Eating and Dancer in the Dark.
Albert has been a martial artist since a very young age and has been a multi-disciplined practitioner for many years. He is currently practising and assisting in a rare martial arts originated from Indonesia known as Kuntao Mantis. He also meditates daily and maintains an active life-style.