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Up Close & Personal with Douglas Lim


BORN: Oct 11, 1977 in Kuala LumpurPERSONAL: MarriedHIGHEST QUALIFICATION: B.Ed. TESL fromCanterbury Christ Church Unive rsity, UKCAREER: EntertainerNOTEWORTHY: Malaysian Video Awards bestmusic video for Kopitiam; Asian TV Awardsrunner-up for best comedianFAVOURITE FOOD: Korean BBQHOBBY: Playing computer gamesVALUES: If you want to get paid, do the work.INSPIRATION: Nope, nothing at all.

COMIC book character Edward Blake from Watchmen sums up the essence of a comedian succinctly: “Once you realise what a joke everything is, being the comedian is the only thing that makes sense.”

   

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