Haing S. Ngor

Haing S. Ngor

Acting
  • Birth Date:
    22 March 1940
  • Death Date:
    25 February 1996(aged 56)
  • Birth Place:
    Samrong Young, Cambodia

Haing S. Ngor Movies

The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor2015Himself (archival footage)2015
Hit Me1996Billy Tungpet1996
The Dragon Gate1994Sensei1994
Fortunes of War1994Khoy Thuon1994
My Life1993Mr. Ho1993
Heaven & Earth1993Papa1993
Ambition1991Tatay1991
Last Flight Out1990Pham Van Minh1990
Vietnam Texas1990Wong1990
The Iron Triangle1989Col. Tuong, NVA1989
Eastern Condors1987Yeung Lung1987
In Love and War1987Major Bui1987
The Killing Fields1984Dith Pran1984

Who is Haing S. Ngor?

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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.

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