Juliam Kingthong or Juliam Mi Kaew, Mr. Nang Talung Nam Kradu throughout the southern region, was born in 1922 in Lang Suan District, Chumphon Province, graduated from Prathom 6, with interest and love from the shadow play. Therefore like to use leaves to make leatherShow to friends while being Elementary school student And like to memorize poems and tales Come to surf and tell friends Listen forever
Juliam began practicing shadow play at the age of 12, until he was 14 years, became a pupil of Pim Suwan Film Shop, followed as a movie choruses everywhere and Tried to practice acting at the same time. With intelligence Witty Makes it possible to show movies in no time. After looking for experience with the movie shop for 3 years, they separated to set up a shadow play group by themselves and performed for the first time at the age of 17 years, after only 1 year, then accepted Khan to perform in various places.
The performance of Juliam Kingthong, which has been around for 50 years, has been counted at least 6,500 times. The performance of Juliam’s music is unique, focusing on jokes and miscellaneous stories. That can provide fun and content to viewers at the same time. Juliam Kingthong is an outstanding performer in the field of Southern Performing Arts in 1989 and on December 25, 1992, the National Culture Commission honored Mr. Julium. King Thong is the national artist of the year. 1992 Performing Arts (Shadow Play).