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Remy Hii
Remy Hii
Biographical Information
Real Name: Remy Hii
Age: 29
Originally From: Australia
Personal Information
First appearance: The Wayfarer
Portrays: Prince Jingim


Remy Hii is an Australian actor. He is currently portrays the role of Prince Jingim in the Netflix original series Marco Polo.

Remy Hii attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art for three years and appeared in various theatre productions, before being cast in his first television roles. Hii starred as Van Tuong Nguyen in the four-part miniseries  Better Man and was cast as Hudson Walsh in the soap opera Neighbours in 2013.

Early lifeEdit

Hii was born to a Chinese-Malaysian father and an English mother. He attended Queensland University of Technology. His early theatre work was with The Emerge Project an arm of Switchboard Arts. There he performed in a number of original productions in Brisbane by local playwrights between 2005 and 2007. From 2009 to 2011 he attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney where he graduated in 2011. During his time at NIDA, he played in the Sydney indie-rock group Rapids alongside fellow actors Angus McLaren and Jamie Timony.

CareerEdit

Hii's professional theatre debut was with the Queensland Theatre Company's production of The Estimator in 2007 after he was noticed by its playwright David Brown performing in a play reading with The Emerge Project. He was later cast in guest roles in the television series East of Everything and H2O: Just Add Water Hii appeared in the lead role of Van Tuong Nguyen in Special Broadcasting Service|SBS's four-part miniseries Better Man (TV series)|Better Man, which began airing from 25 July 2013. The series is based on a true story. The role led to Hii receiving a nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama at the 2014 AACTA Awards and the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer|Most Outstanding Newcomer accolade the 2014 Logie Awards.

On 12 June 2013, Hii joined the cast of Neighbours as Hudson Walsh. Hudson is a love interest for established character Chris Pappas (Neighbours)|Chris Pappas (James Mason). On 20 June, Hii told Daniel Kilkelly from Digital Spy that he had been asked back to continue filming the following month. Hii has been cast as Prince Jingim in Netflix's drama Marco Polo.



FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2009 East of Everything Guest
2009 H2O: Just Add Water Bass Guitarist
2011 Kiss Tom Short film
2013 Better Man Van Tuong Nguyen Logie Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer
Nominated – AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama
2013 Neighbours Hudson Walsh 57 episodes
2014 Marco Polo Prince Jingim Series Regular

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