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Enyu "Edward" Ni (恩裕倪) is a Singaporean-born Canadian actor. He has appeared in several TV shows and movies, but is better known as the second voice of Darren, the main character of the PBS Kids series Mole Miner.

Biography

Enyu was born in Singapore at KK Women's and Children's Hospital to Chinese Singaporean parents. At the age of 4, he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where he was raised by his parents and grandmother from then on. He went to high school at King George Secondary School and graduated from Thompson Rivers University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance. He was a cast member for 3 years at Disneyland Sydney in Australia (among his roles: Basil from The Great Mouse Detective in the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade and a human in Barney's Theatre) before making his voice acting debut in Vancouver in 2003.

In 2005, Enyu was cast as the new voice actor for Darren in Mole Miner, having auditioned previously for Rochester, one of the show's side characters, and having voiced Bush the Panda in Phelan Morkel's other series Morten. Enyu stated that "taking over as the voice of Darren was one of the greatest honors of my life". He performed as the suit & voice actor for Darren in Mole Miner Live! It's A Party! in 2008-09.

Personal Life

Enyu resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In 2018, he worked with the Rainbow Railroad to help a Malay Singaporean friend flee Singapore, where had been persecuted, and helped him gained asylum in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He later helped a Malaysian man and two Guyanese women gain asylum in Vancouver in 2019.

He is friends with Howie Bogaert, who has referred to him as "being like an older brother to me."

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