Biography

Chowee Leow is a London based Malaysian Chinese born actor and producer with a career in theatre, TV and film. From 'The Third Sex', the first play he wrote through to his award winning solo show 'An Occasional Orchid' to his leading role in the film 'Cut Sleeve Boys' he has an unparalleled ability to perform either male or female roles or as the more ambiguous character between the sexes.

Fluent in English and Malay, with competent Cantonese and Mandarin, he has performed in London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo. West-End Theatre credits include 'M Butterfly', 'Anything Goes' and 'The Letter'. He was Lord Alfred Douglas in the Malaysian premiere of 'Gross Indecency- The 3 Trials of Oscar Wilde'. Film credits include several feature films, 'Cut Sleeve Boys', 'The Blue Mansion' and "Front Cover" where he both performed and produced.

With Ray Yeung, a long standing friend and collaborator, he was the associate producer of 'Doggy Doggy', 'Entwine' and 'Paper Wrap Fire' and co-produced two feature films ‘Cut Sleeve Boys’ and ‘Front Cover’. They are currently developing more features including 'Flying Colours' and 'From Bugis Street to Brewer Street: The Life and Times of Madame Jojo'.

He is the subject of the documentary "Deconstructing Zoe"an exploration of gender, race and sexuality seen through his life and experiences as a gender fluid individual and performer. The documentary premiered at Seattle Translation Transgender Film Festival in 2016 and is currently doing the festival circuit.