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Famous Thais

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


  • Suwinit Panjamaawat actor
  • Chattapong Pantana-Angkul actor, martial artist
  • Anand Panyarachun former prime minister
  • Lalita Panyopas actress
  • Porntip Papanai actress
  • Sukhumbhand Paripatra politician
  • Patiparn Pataweekarn actor, singer
  • Noppadon Pattama politician
  • Ratsadanupradit Mahison Phakdi introduced rubber tree to Thailand
  • Sang Phathanothai politician, union leader, journalist
  • Nit Phibunsongkhram diplomat, politician
  • Jesdaporn Pholdee actor
  • Piyapong Piew-on football player
  • Pallop Pinmanee army general
  • John Pippy politician
  • Surin Pitsuwan politician
  • Chatchai Plengpanich actor
  • Sinjai Plengpanich actress
  • Suthep Po-ngam comedian, actor, film director, screenwriter
  • Pongsak Pongsuwan comedian, actor
  • Jintara Poonlarp singer
  • Payao Poontarat boxer
  • Pisut Praesangeam actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter
  • Siriyakorn Pukkavesh actress, designer, magazine publisher
  • Boonsanong Punyodyana politician
R - S
  • Boonchu Rojanastien banker, politician
  • Manoonkrit Roopkachorn military officer, politician
  • Karoon Sai-ngam politician
  • Pitchanart Sakakorn actress
  • Somlek Sakdikul actor, musician
  • Sutham Sangprathum politician
  • Surakiart Sathirathai politician
  • Jocelyn Seagrave actress
  • Kiatisuk Senamuang football player, football manager
  • Thaworn Senniam politician
  • Thaksin Shinawatra former prime minister
  • Yingluck Shinawatra prime minister
  • Banharn Silpa-archa former prime minister
  • Khemupsorn Sirisukha actress
  • Vasan Sitthiket painter
  • Chatumongol Sonakul banker
  • Prasong Soonsiri pilot, politician,
  • Paradorn Srichaphan tennis player
  • Chamlong Srimuang activist, politician
  • Wijit Srisa-arn politician

S - T

  • Chintara Sukapatana actress
  • Samak Sundaravej politician, former prime minister
  • Kantathi Suphamongkhon politician
  • Queen Suriyothai of Ayutthaya chief Queen of Siam
  • Chalongphob Sussangkarn politician
  • Paula Taylor actress, television presenter
  • Sornram Teppitak actor, singer
  • Krissada Terrence actor, singer
  • Santi Thakral jurist
  • Ann Thongprasom actress, television hostess, producer
  • Nong Thoom boxer, actor
  • Janie Tienphosuwan actress
  • Patharawarin Timkul actress
  • Prem Tinsulanonda former prime minister
  • Lor Tok comedian, actor
  • Sanguan Tularaksa politician
U - Y
  • Borwornsak Uwanno politician, educator
  • Hem Vejakorn artist, writer
  • Abhisit Vejjajiva former prime minister (born in England)
  • Mechai Viravaidya politician, activist
  • Pongpat Wachirabunjong comedian, actor, film director
  • Kowit Wattana police general, politician
  • Luang Wichitwathakan politician, playwright, historian
  • Petchtai Wongkamlao comedian, actor, film director
  • Teeradeth Wongpuapun actor
  • Woranut Wongsawan actress
  • Somchai Wongsawat former prime minister
  • Chakrit Yamnam actor
  • Pumwaree Yodkamol actress
  • Chavalit Yongchaiyudh former prime minister
  • Tata Young singer, actress, dancer
  • Nat Youtararak pianist, composer

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.