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Albert Halim: Embracing faith, action & magic

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, January 8 2012   /  02:17 pm

A new face in the film industry, Albert Halim has taken more than just challenging roles in different films.

The 25-year-old actor came into the limelight with his roles in Catatan Harian Si Boy (Boy’s Diary) and the drama flick 7 Hati 7 Cinta 7 Wanita (7 Hearts 7 Loves 7 Women), which earned him a nomination for best supporting actor at the Indonesian Film Festival in 2010. Currently he rubs shoulders with presenter Franda as one of the hosts of The Hits, a popular variety show at TransTV.

Throughout his life, Albert has found finds three books -- the Holy Bible, the Harry Potter series and the Percy Jackson series -- closest to his heart, influencing his life and entertaining him.

The Holy Bi ble

“I rarely read serious books but my favorite book is the Holy Bible. It may not be a popular choice among young people nowadays but that’s OK. People have t...