Lunch With Sumiko

Lunch With Sumiko: Actress Rebecca Lim is too blessed to be stressed

Luck, patience, timing and hunger for roles have brought actress Rebecca Lim success.

From Primary 4 to Secondary 4, Rebecca Lim was overweight, and she was in the Trim and Fit weight-loss programme at school. Rebecca Lim's early years on TV were tough because her command of Mandarin was poor. The actress saw this as a glaring problem
Rebecca Lim's early years on TV were tough because her command of Mandarin was poor. The actress saw this as a glaring problem she had to fix, so she got herself two tutors and started reading Chinese magazines. Today, she rates her command of the Chinese language a six out of 10, with "definitely still a lot of room for improvement".PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

When Rebecca Lim fills out passenger arrival forms while travelling, she doesn't put "actress" under occupation.

"I put 'self-employed'," she says.

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