SINGAPORE: In an Instagram post, Darren Lim shared that he bumped into his ex-Mediacorp colleague Jerry Yeo, who is now the pilot on his commercial flight to Nanjing. In his post, he said, “Flying off to Nanjing and see who I met. My ex colleague who was an actor and now a pilot with Scoot.”
He added: “Haha so happy to see him and also happy to know he is not acting as a pilot. He is for real.”
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Darren and Jerry had worked with several Mediacorp dramas before, including Baby Bonus (2009), Happy Family (2010), and A Tale of 2 Cities (2011).
The pilot, Jerry Yeo, started acting when he joined Star Search in 2007. He joined Mediacorp and was active from 2008 to 2015 before changing paths to become a pilot with Scoot in 2015. During his acting days, Jerry won Most Unforgettable Villain in Star Awards 2010 and was nominated for Best Supporting Actor as well during that time.
Netizens expressed their thoughts in the comments section.
One IG user stated: “Hello Jerry! He is a talent with the right mindset and skills at the right place ! Wish him well ❤️”
Another IG user remarked: “Jerry was such a good actor especially acting as villian,hope to see him take up some acting roles in future.👏”
More IG users declared: “Multi talented. Can act, can fly plane. Wonder what else he’s capable of”, “I recognize him too, he look more smart now👏👏🙌😍”, “Wah Jerry Yeo. No wonder didnt see him for a long time”, and “Ah yesss Jerry Yeo, Star Search 2007 runner-up 😄👨🏻✈️🛫”