Papangkorn Lerkchaleampote Age, Cause of Death, Movies and TV Shows

Who was Papangkorn Lerkchaleampote?

Papangkorn Lerkchaleampote populary known as Beam was a Thai- Bankok actor. He is known for starring in films such as Water Boyy, Project S the Series, The Stranded, Ban Sao Sod, and Thai Cave Rescue.


Beam Lerkchaleampote was 25 years old at the time of his death. He was born on August 31, 1996, in Bangkok, Thailand. He died on March 23, 2022.


Beam Papangkorn Lerkchaleampote was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand by his parents. He attended Phibun Upatham School and Satri Witthaya 2.

While he was a teen he partici[pated in taekwondo and competed in numerous competitions. He left martial arts when he joined high school and took a career in singing and performing at local joints.

Actually, his mother convinced him to join acting as he was a very talented performer. He got his first major role in 2016 on the Thai television series Nong Mai Rai Borisut.

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Lerkchaleampote Cause of Death

Papangkorn Lerkchaleampote was discovered lifeless in his bed by his mother. She noticed he was motionless and wasn’t breathing when she tried to wake him up, according to Thai media.

Lerkchaleampote Beam's last photo
Lerkchaleampote Beam’s last photo on his Instagram

Attempts to revive him at the hospital bore no fruit. According to the Thai Police, they found no signs of struggle in his room and no evidence of foul play.

Investigations showed that he had played football the previous night before returning to his house in Bangkok.

Lerkchaleampote Beam’s fans showered his social media pages with their condolences. His last photo on Instagram was posted in March 2022 while he was at The Klinique.

Thai Rescue Netflix Movie

Beam Lerkchaleampote played the main role of Eakapol Jantawong commonly known as Coach EK in the Netflix series Thai Cave Rescue.

The limited Netflix series details the events that happened at the  Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai Province in northern Thailand where twelve young footballers and their coach were trapped in the cave from June 23rd to July 10th, 2018.

The young footballers and their coach entered the cave after a football practice session on June 23rd but didn’t come out at the time they had planned due to the heavy rainfall that flooded hours later.

Efforts to locate them by the divers and rescue team bore no fruits due to the rising water levels and strong currents.

Thailand’s government soon received help from all over the world in order to rescue the boys alive, a mission which took 18 days to rescue them all.

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His Career as an Actor

After Beam had an interest in acting, he auditioned in the long-running Thai television series Nong Mai Rai Borisut playing the role of Prabphai. He was also playing the main role of Meuk in the movie Water Boyy.

In 2017, he appeared in the series Project S: SPIKE playing the main role of Singha.

He has since appeared in Behind the Sin as Best, Mr. Merman as Omsin, Sleepless Society: Bedtime Wishes as John, Blacklist as young Wanpadej, The Stranded as Kraam, Ban Sao Sod as Kangwal Kiantikangwan / “Wal”, Duang Jai Nai Montra as Prince Ruthara and Thai Cave Rescue as “Coach Ek” / Eakapol Jantawong.

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Movies and TV Shows

  • Behind the Sin
  • Water Boyy
  • Nong Mai Rai Borisut
  • Project S: SPIKE
  • Mr. Merman
  • Sleepless Society: Bedtime Wishes
  • Ban Sao Sod
  • Duang Jai Nai Montra
  • Thai Cave Rescue

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