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Haing S. Ngor

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dr. Haing Somnang Ngor (March 22, 1940 – February 25, 1996) was a Cambodian American physician, actor and author who is best known for winning the 1985 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his debut performance in the movie The Killing Fields, in which he portrayed Cambodian journalist and refugee Dith Pran. His mother was Khmer and his father was of Chinese descent. Ngor and Harold Russell are the only two non-professional actors to win an Academy Award in an acting category. As of 2010, Ngor remains the only Asian to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Haing S. Ngor, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Mar 22, 1940 In Samrong Young, Cambodia
Movie/TV Credits:
19
First Appeared:
In the series Hotel 1983-09-21
Latest Project:
Movie The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor 2015-04-26
Known For
Poster of Vanishing Son
Poster of Ambition
Poster of China Beach
Poster of Hotel
Filmography
Movie The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor Himself (archival footage) 2015-04-26
Movie Hit Me Billy Tungpet 1996-09-09
Movie Fortunes of War Khoy Thuon 1994-12-07
Series Vanishing Son 1994-02-28
Movie The Dragon Gate Sensei 1994-12-14
Movie My Life Mr. Ho 1993-11-12
Movie Heaven & Earth Papa 1993-12-24
Movie Ambition Tatay 1991-06-02
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Movie Vietnam Texas Wong 1990-03-09
Movie Last Flight Out Pham Van Minh 1990-05-22
Movie The Iron Triangle Col. Tuong, NVA 1989-01-24
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Movie In Love and War Major Bui 1987-01-01
Movie Eastern Condors Yeung Lung 1987-07-09
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Movie The Killing Fields Dith Pran 1984-11-02
Series Hotel Unknown 1983-09-21