MEN'S FOLIO Malaysia|June/July 2020
Loo knew he wanted to become an actor after watching Hong Kong actor Louis Koo in the A Step into the Past series. He was 12 then and thought how exhilarating it would be to play different characters as a career. His family wasn’t keen about the ambition, discounting it as a mere phase of idolisation. Although deep down, Loo knew that he wasn’t just inspired by Koo’s determination and work hard to achieve success, but also his willingness to give back to the entertainment industry as well as his country.
He started taking acting seriously in 2016 when he went to China to model before getting invitations to partake in various Chinese variety programmes. It was then that Malaysians began to be curious about who Cedric Loo was. When he came back to Malaysia, he received casting calls and went to a number of auditions – which were as far as they went.
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