It’s hard to even imagine that rising star Xian Lim was a chubby kid when he was growing up. From his interview with Janice de Belen on Showbiz Insider Report, we found out that he was bullied at a very young age and was sometimes forced to eat his lunch inside the rest room to avoid being ridiculed and bullied at the school cafeteria. But look who’s laughing now? That little ugly duckling has turned into a swan.
Alexander Xian Cruz Lim Uy is a Filipino-Chinese model and actor, also known as Xian Lim. He landed his first major acting role in 2009 when he was cast in the TV adaptation of the film Katorse. He was studying Management at the University of the East where he was also a member of the university’s men’s basketball varsity team.
Lim is known for his hosting at Binibining Pilipinas 2012
Lim is a contract artist of Star Magic. He starred in a few minor roles before landing a lead role in Katorse. In 2010, he got a supporting role in Rubi as Luis Navarro.
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He became a special judge in Showtime during its summer special. Then, he guest starred in 100 Days to Heaven as Jojo Villanueva.
In 2011, he landed another lead role in My Binondo Girl top-billed by Kim Chiu.
In 2012, he appeared in the film, My Cactus Heart. He will star in a youth-oriented movie with Enchong Dee, Enrique Gil and Kean Cipriano, entitled The Reunion.