Maxi Lim is a versatile young actor with background in various types of martial arts. Prior to acting, Maxi was an aspiring filmmaker and a martial art enthusiast.
After his national service in 2009, Maxi saw acting as an opportunity to learn directing. His raw acting talent and martial art background paved his way for constant jobs. To date he has completed over a hundred projects consisting of MVs, TVCs, short films and corporate videos. Some of which are for the SAF, Health Promotion Board, Ministry of Education and many others.
On local television, Maxi plays a memorable role as an abusive son in “In Cold Blood: Parental abuse”, and the episode received positive notices on his intense performance. Maxi's works have been gracing both local/international festivals and competitions. Maxi was also awarded the Best Actor ”Sanzaru” and nominated for the Best Supporting Actor" for his role In the Band of Mischief at the KINO Awards 2011, an student film event jointly organized with Golden Village.
Having honed his craft in short films and television, Maxi finally broke into mainstream feature in Jack Neo's army duology “Ah Boys to men" where he played the role of Aloysius Jin better known as "Wayang King" who is an ambitious recruit who aimed to be among the best and get into Officer Cadet School (OCS) so as not to disappoint his mother.
From Ah Boy to the Lion Man. Maxi plays the role of 'Baby Face' in Jack's New Movie, "The Lion Men" 《狮神决战》, an action-comedy which revolved round the lives of the members in the Tiger-Crane Lion Dance Association.
To prepare for the role, Maxi and the rest of his cast had to go through three months of intensive lion dance and martial arts training.