Fatimah Abu Bakar


1. Name: Fatimah Abu Bakar

2. Occupation: Journalist, Actress, Drama coach

3. Education:

  1. Degree in Mass Communication (Journalism), MARA Institute of Technology (ITM) (1979)
  2. St. George’s Girl Schools (1973)


4. Contributions:

  1. Well known teacher and coach of actors for film, television and stage
  2. Resident coach for Akademi Fantasia reality television series (season 1-8)
  3. Film actress, MariaHaq and Cinta
  4. Her first appearance on stage as Tun Kudu, in Shuhaimi Baba productio
  5. Journalist and columnist with New Straits Times (NST) for 26 years
  6. Set up a company called Salt Media Consultancy
  7. Acted in drama Nur Kasih with Remy Ishak and Fizz Fairuz, as well as Soffiya with Fizo Omar



Khoo Salma Nasution, Alison Hayes and Sehra Yeap Zimbulis. (2010). Giving Our Best: The Story of St. George’s Girls School, Penang, 1885-2010. Penang: Areca Books.


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