Chacko Vadaketh

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Hey there, I’m Chacko Vadaketh. I’m an actor and mc working and living in Kuala Lumpur and Los Angeles.

Chacko is a lawyer turned actor, voice-over artist, writer, trainer and host based in Kuala Lumpur. Recent credits include narrator for the History Channel Asia series Road to Nationhood, host for the Royal Gala for The Prince of Wales, Coach Tharman in Anak Merdeka (ASTRO), King Bimbisara in Amrapali in Singapore, scheduled for Colombo in 2019 and Marty-Lou in Thicker than Water, developed for the Public Theater, NYC. He is producing his screenplay on a poignant inter-racial Malaysian love story and currently shooting in the Malaysian version of hit thriller series The Bridge.
Chacko was Sabo Singh in Singapore sitcom Mr Kiasu: nominated for Best Comedy, Asian Television Awards. US credits include: Rules of Engagement, In Plain Sight, The Bold & The Beautiful. UK Credits include: Our Girl, Indian Summers and Strike Back.
Stage credits: King Arthur (Camelot), Prospero (The Tempest), Mahatma Gandhi (Steve Allan Theatre, Hollywood) Film credits: Princess of Mars, 1957 The Heart of Malaya, Ice Age 2012. He trains using acting skills in the corporate world with clients like Unilever, Petronas and PWC. He has a degree in Law and Archaeology & Anthropology from Cambridge University and is a Barrister-at-Law of Lincoln’s Inn, London. He studied acting at the New School, New York and Carter Thor Studios, Los Angeles. He was a litigator with prestigious law firm Shearn Delamore and chaired the Malaysian AIDS Council’s Law & Ethics Committee before going into the arts full time.

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