Alexander Xian Cruz Lim Uy known to many as Xian Lim is a Chinese Filipino actor, model and singer. He was born on July 12, 1989. He is one of the most admired young actors in Philippine showbiz. Before he decided to enter into showbiz Xian was a student at the University of The East taking up Management. He was also an active member of the school’s men’s basketball varsity. He first came out the limelight when he was part of the cast for the Television adaptation of the film Katorse. Xian is a contract artist under Star Magic. In the year 2010 Xian got a supporting role in the film Rubi where he played the character of Luis Navarro. He was also invited in several shows like being the judge in Showtime, a noon time show of ABS-CBN and a guest star in 100 Days to Heaven playing the character of Jojo Villanueva. In 2011 he got a big role as lead actors in My Binondo Girl with his colleague in the industry Kim Chiu. Xian appeared in films like My Cactus Heart and in a youth oriented movie The Reunion, Mamarazzi, and Two Funerals. He was also picked to be part of the primetime drama series in ABS-CBN Ina, Kapatid, Anak again with Kim Chiu he is rumored to be his girlfriend. Among the rewards he was able to earn during his showbiz life are as follows:
- Yahoo! OMG! Awards as Breakthrough Actor of the Year (2012)
- Yahoo! OMG! Awards as Love team of the Year with Khim Chiu (2012)
- Nominated in the Guillermo Awards as Most Promising Actor (2012)
- ASAP Pop Viewers Choice Awards as Pop Pin-up Boy (2012)
- Nominated26th Star Awards for TV 2012 as Best Talent Search Program Host (2012)
Xian will always look back in the year 2012 as the year his show business career flourished and this is the time he was considered the most watched and visible leading men in local television and movies. For many of his fans he is considered a matinee idol. His number of fans continues to grow.