Literally translated as a ‘half-child’, the luk khrueng¹ (Thai Eurasian) is a ubiquitous figure in Thai entertainment. Famous male and female luk khrueng performers such as Mario Maurer, Willy McIntosh, Nadech Kugimiya, Mick Tongraya, Krissada Sukosol Clapp, Eve Pancharoen and many more occupy a prime place in Thai music, advertisements, film and television, attracting both criticism and admiration for their talents and beauty. Possibly the most famous and successful of all luk khrueng performers in Thailand, however, is the actor and model Ananda Everingham, whose film career spans the birth of the New Thai industry from the late 1990s up...
|Title of host publication||Film stardom in Southeast Asia|
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Publisher||Edinburgh University Press|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9781474442213, 9781474442220|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2022|