28 years old Alexander Xian Cruz Lim Uy is a Chinese Filipino actor, a model and a singer, also known as Xian Lim. On addition, Lim is a contract artist of Star Magic. Lim is famous for playing the roles of Andy in the series, My Binondo Girl in 2011 and now, Rocco in the movie, Bride for Rent.
Turning to his personal life, upon graduating high school in Daly City, California, he returned to the Philippines to study college as a basketball varsity scholar at the University of the East in Manila. Before getting a degree, he became involved with modeling, and eventually, acting.
Initially, Lim was cast in a few minor roles before landing a supporting role in Katorse in 2009. Then in 2010, he was a cast in the drama Rubi as Luis Navarro. Then, he guest starred in 100 Days to Heaven as Jojo Villanueva, He was a guest judge on Showtime and had one-episode appearances for Midnight DJ, Maalaala Mo Kaya, Wansapanataym and Your Song Presents: Andi. In 2011, after a special participation in Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin portraying the young Joaquin del Tierro, later he landed his first major lead role in My Binondo Girl top-billed by Kim Chiu. The romantic-comedy television drama was a nationwide success, garnering an average household TV rating of 28.2% provided by Kantar Media/TNS.
In early 2012, Lim signed a three-picture contract with Star Cinema. and appeared in the film, My Cactus Heart. In the same year, he starred in a youth-oriented movie with Enchong Dee, Enrique Gil and Kean Cipriano, entitled The Reunion. He was also back in primetime through the teleserye drama Ina, Kapatid, Anak with Kim Chiu, Maja Salvador and Enchong Dee. He also released his debut studio album So It's You under Star Records which reached a Gold Record status. In 2013, his film Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo? with his onscreen and offscreen partner Kim Chiu earned Php 10.5M in the first day of film showing alone, consequentially surpassing the P100-million mark at the box office for the year 2013 in three weeks time. In 2014, his second movie with his Chiu entitled Bride for Rent earned a whopping Php 21.2M on its first day and Php 100M in just 4 days.
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