Utt Panichkul
Utt , born Greg Uttsada Panichkul , on September 3, 1973, in California
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...

, is a Thai-American Actor/Host and Model.

Utt was born and raised in California. His father is a professor in social science. He speaks both Thai and English. Contrary to popular belief, he is of pure Thai of Chinese descent
Thai Chinese
The Thai Chinese are an overseas Chinese community who live in Thailand. Thailand is home to the largest, oldest, most prominent, and most integrated overseas Chinese community in the world with a population of approximately 9.5 million people...

, although it was said that he had the typical looks of Luk kreung
Luk kreung
A luk kreung , literally "child half", although understood as "half [a] child", is a colloquial reference in the Thai language to a person who is of mixed Thai and European origins....



Utt is based in Singapore, where he acts and hosts in television programs. He started his career 15 years ago in Thailand
Thailand , officially the Kingdom of Thailand , formerly known as Siam , is a country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula and Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the...

. He has been a VJ for MTV Asia since 1998.
In Singapore, Utt hosted five seasons of the urban legend program Incredible Tales, and starred in the 2005 drama Chase and its sequel After Hours. He also hosted a reality show Live The Dream and Miss Earth 2007
Miss Earth 2007
Miss Earth 2007, the seventh Miss Earth beauty pageant, was held on November 11, 2007 at the UP Theater in Quezon City, Philippines. The delegates also visited Nha Trang, Vietnam. 88 delegates competed for the title, making 2007 the largest edition of delegates for Miss Earth. The pageant was...

 in the Philippines
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Utt was previously the spokesperson for the Giordano clothing line and for Pepsi. He is currently the spokesperson for Brand's Essence of Chicken.
He currently is the owner and director of an Artist Management in Singapore called Seven95ive Artistes.

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