Lim Poh Huat

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Lim Poh Huat (Simplified Chinese: 林宝发, b. 1964) is a Singaporean "calefare" and actor. Lim is one of Singapore's best known "calefares", and has been in the industry since 1989, appearing in a wide range of TV and film productions.


Lim enrolled in a two-month-long drama course offered by Jack Neo and Wah Liang in late 1989. His first role was in a Chinese drama serial in 1989. Lim has also appeared on the silver screen, most notably in the 1991 Hong Kong film The Last Blood. Other credits include Money No Enough, Liang Popo: The Movie, Crimewatch, Already Famous and We Not Naughty.

Most of his roles on local television are uncredited.

In 2002, he wrote "Confessions of an Extra", a memoir detailing his experience in the media industry.

Lim has been a security guard by day since 1990. He lives in a 3-room flat in Sin Ming with his mother.


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Mirror of Life 1 Ba zhang customer Episode 2, uncredited
1997 Mirror of Life 2 Repossession man Episode 2, uncredited
1998 Stand By Me Passerby Uncredited
2003 Holland V Hyundai car challenge bystander Episode 61
Year Title Role Notes
1991 The Last Blood Policeman
1998 Money No Enough Loan shark victim
1999 Liang Po Po: The Movie Brothers Gang member
2004 Zombie Dogs Himself Documentary
2005 One More Chance (film) Wedding guest
2008 My Magic Club cleaner
Be With Me Brother
Invisible Children NEA Officer
2011 Already Famous Extra
2012 We Not Naughty Hawker centre patron
2013 Taxi, Taxi! Taxi driver applicant
2015 7 Letters Pontianak