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Profile Name: James Assarasakorn (เจมส์ อัศรัสกร) Stage Name: James Ma (เจมส์ มาร์) Nickname: James, JMA, Ar Tee Noi Birthdate: July 3, 1993 Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand Nationality: HongKong/Thai Religion: Buddhism Height: 185 cm or 6 ft 1 Weight: 73 kg (163 Ibs) Zodiac: Cancer Martial Status: Single Siblings: One younger sister named Vanessa (Nickname: Pearl) Friends: Nadech Kugimiya, Urassaya Sperbund, Kimberly Ann Voltemas, James Jirayu Tangsrisuk, Bomb Tanin, Mint Chalida Wijitwongtong, Esther Supreeleela, Toomtam Yuthana Puengklarng Favorite Color: Blue and Orange Profession: Actor, Model, Presenter, Advertiser Education: Faculty of Arts Bachelor Degree in Business, Assumption University of Thailand (Plans to get a Master's Degree) Businesses: Owns a restaurant Agency: Ae Supachai, Aarshar (Personal Manager) Instruments He Plays: Piano, guitar, violin Hobbies: Watching TV, Sleeping, Collecting watches, Playing Piano Favorite Sport: Playing all kind of sports, but enjoys golf the most Favorite Soccer Team: Manchester United Favorite Accessory: His grandfather's necklace and watches Favorite Food: All Thai food but most favorite dish is "Duck Noodle Soup", and he likes lemon tea Favorite Actors: Nadech Kugimiya, Mario Muarer, Chatchai Plengpanich (Nok), Ken Theeradeth Wonpuapan, and Off Pongpat Wachirabunjong Favorite Actresses: Anne Thongprasom, Kimberly Ann Voltemas, Urassaya Sperbund, and Mint Chalida Wijitwongtong Favorite Singers; Bird Thongchai McIntyre, Tata Young, and Boy Peacemaker Favorite Animals: Cats and Rabbits Personality: James Ma is a very focused man, quiet, independent, playful, has a nice kind heart, kind of child-like, and cool. Speaks: Cantonese, English, and Thai. Type of Girl: A woman with potential and is smart, someone he knows very well and can make him happy. Enjoys: Playing with kids, singing, Harry Potter, and Lord of the Rings. His Type of Love Confession: He would write a love letter, or confess at a waterfall/sea He says, “The most classic way to court a woman is….writing a letter….because I feel it’s a mix of the romantic feeling and….it’s like the whole feeling is in the letter……and I think it’s something people don’t really do these days……It’s a very charming love confession.” Motto: Better than the Best
Early life Edit James Ma was born on July 3, 1993, in Bangkok, Thailand. His father is a Thai of Chinese descent and his mother is a Hong Kong Chinese. He has one younger sister. James first attended NIST International School, but at the age of 8, his family moved to Hong Kong, where he resumed studying in Quarry Bay International School of Hong Kong. He then excelled 2 years past his usual studying year group and attended South Island School of Hong Kong. In late 2011, he was discovered by Supachai Srivijit, who then became his manager in the entertainment industry, and James returned to Thailand to study in Harrow International School, Bangkok. He currently attends Assumption University majoring in business. Before James decided to be an actor, he thought about being a pro golfer. James won a gold metal in the ISSFHK Golf Pairs Championship 2008 in Hong Kong and many other awards against other schools. Before debuting, he was a model. In 2008, he auditioned for The Star (season 7), a Thai reality show and singing competition, but didn't pass through the final audition.
Career Edit James made his acting debut at the age of 20 with a lead role in a special period drama Gentlemen of Jutathep Series in 2013. This special series made to celebrate ThaiTV3's 43rd anniversary, which assigned five top producers to each make a period drama about the five Jutathep brothers: Khun Chai Taratorn, Khun Chai Pawornruj, Khun Chai Phuttipat, Khun Chai Rachanon and Khun Chai Ronapee. His main series which is Khun Chai Ronapee is directed by Chatchai Plengpanich and he was acted with Chalida Vijitvongthong as female lead. This period drama is an adaptation from the novel of the same name. Before the drama aired, James was harshly criticized by netizen, saying that he lacked the looks and talent but he proved to everyone his talent when the drama aired. Many praised him for his nice personality and great acting skills. Since then, many different productions have been wanting him. James then starred in the short film titled Thai Niyom: Prince Pom in 2014. He plays as Prince Pom. This was his first performance in short film after debuting. On the same year, James participated in Give Me 5 Concert alongside Mario Maurer, Sukollawat Kanarot, Nadech Kugimiya and Phupoom Pongpanu. During his concert, he invited Tata Young and Boy Peacemaker as his special guest. After hasn't been on the small screen for almost two years, James returned with a romance action drama The King's Servant directed by Atthaporn Teemakorn in 2015. This drama takes place in the era of King Nang Klao, the third reign (after King Rama II). The story sets around the period when England (known as Wilat at the time) enters into a commercial partnership role with Thailand, and this historical fact plays as a backbone to the plot of this drama. James playing the role as Haym a good looking, well-mannered and bright boy, he is known as “Phor Haym Roop Thong” meaning “Phor Haym the Golden” (back then boys / men are referred to as ‘phor’). He acted alongside Peranee Kongthai. In 2015, James was cast as a lead role in an upcoming drama Just a Man, Not a Magician with Kimberly Ann Voltemas. This drama is a remake of 2001 drama titled, Samee Ngern Phon and will be produced by actress, Ann Thongprasom and directed by Kritsada Techanilobon. It slated for release next year. In late 2015, it has been revealed that James will make his big screen debut as the lead role alongside South Korea actress Ham Eun-jung in the sci-fi romance movie Microlove. This movie is directed by Sathanapong Limwongthong. It revolve around outgoing wealthy young Thai man, who works at a Korean software company that privately develops a software and catches the interest of the president’s daughter. This movie is set to be released next year.
Dramas Suparburoot Jutathep with Mint Chalida Wijitwongtong (Ch.3/2013) Ka Badin with Peeranee Kongthai (Matt) (Ch.3/2015) Piang Chai Kon Nee Mai Chai Poo Wised with Kimberly Ann Voltemas (Ch.3/2016) Akom with Margie Rasri Balenciaga (Ch.3 Upcoming/2017) Sai Tarn Hua Jai 2016 with Mint Chalida Wijitwongtong (Ch.3 Upcoming/2017) Chaat Seur Pan Mungkorn with Diana Flipo (Ch.3 Upcoming/2017) Duang Jai Nai Fai Nhao with Jeena Yeena Salarm (Ch.3 Upcoming) Unknown with Urassaya Sperbund (Ch.3 Upcoming) Movies Thai Niyom-Prince Pom (2014) Rong Tao Kaang Sut Tai with Diana Flipo (2016) Microlove with Ham Eun-Jung (2017)
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Besides being an amazing actor, James is a very talented singer. In my opinion, James and Mint make a cute couple.