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Haing S. Ngor (1940–1996)


Haing S. Ngor was a native of Cambodia, and before the war was a physician (obstetrics) and medical officer in the Cambodian army. He became a captive of the Khmer Rouge during the and was imprisoned and tortured; in order to escape execution he denied being a doctor or having an education. He moved to the U.S. as a refugee in 1980, and though he ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins. See more awards »

Known For

The Killing Fields
The Killing Fields Dith Pran
(1984)
Heaven & Earth
(1993)
Eastern Condors
Eastern Condors Yeung Lung
(1987)
My Life
My Life Mr. Ho
(1993)

Filmography

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 1996 Hit Me
Billy Tungpet
 1995 Vanishing Son (TV Series)
The General
 1994 The Dragon Gate
Sensei
 1994 Vanishing Son IV (TV Movie)
The General
 1994 Vanishing Son III (TV Movie)
The General
 1994 Vanishing Son II (TV Movie)
The General
 1994 Vanishing Son (TV Movie)
The General
 1993 My Life
Mr. Ho
 1992 The Commish (TV Series)
Nhu Hao Duong
- Charlie Don't Surf (1992) ... Nhu Hao Duong
 1991/I Ambition
Tatay
 1990 Last Flight Out (TV Movie)
Pham Van Minh
 1990 Vietnam, Texas
Wong
 1989 Vietnam War Story: The Last Days
Major Huyen (segment "The Last Outpost")
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
Seak Yin
- How to Stay Alive in Vietnam: Part 2 (1989) ... Seak Yin (as Dr. Haing S Ngor)
- How to Stay Alive in Vietnam: Part 1 (1989) ... Seak Yin (as Dr. Haing S Ngor)
 1989 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Truong Vann Diep
- Choices (1989) ... Truong Vann Diep
 1989 The Iron Triangle
Col. Tuong, NVA
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Than Loc
- Doctors Wilde (1987) ... Than Loc
 1987 Eastern Condors
Yeung Lung
 1987 In Love and War (TV Movie)
Major Bui
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Inspector Nguyn Van Trahn
- The Savage (1987) ... Inspector Nguyn Van Trahn (as Dr. Haing S. Ngor)
 1986 Hotel (TV Series)
Duong Thanh
- Heroes (1986) ... Duong Thanh
 1984 The Killing Fields
Dith Pran (as Dr. Haing S Ngor)
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Other Works:

Autobiography (with Roger Warner), "Haing Ngor: A Cambodian Odyssey," 1988, Scribner, New York City, NY, 476 pages.

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Haing S. Ngor | Dr. Haing S Ngor | Haing Ngor
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Maybe in my last life before this one I did something wrong to hurt people, but in this life I paid back. See more »

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He was probably shot during the robbery for resisting giving up a cherished gold watch and chain bearing the picture of his wife, whom Khmer Rouge soldiers allowed to die in childbirth in 1975. See more »

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