- About Haing S. Ngor
Full name: Haing S. Ngor
Also known as: Haing S. Ngor, Ngor, Haing S.
Professions: Cambodian-American physician and actor
Work: Awards for Haing S. Ngor
Occupation: Actor, physician, author
- Haing S. Ngor Known for
The Killing Fields (1984), Heaven & Earth (1993), Eastern Condors (1987), My Life (1993)
- Haing S. Ngor Death information
Died: Sunday, 25th of February, 1996 (Age: 55)
Death cause: Murdered
- Haing S. Ngor Biography
Haing Somnang Ngor (Khmer: ហ៊ាំង សំណាង ង៉ោ, Chinese: 吳漢潤; pinyin: Wú Hànrùn, 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. He was also the first ever male Asian actor to win an Oscar for a supporting performance and debut performance. His mother was Khmer and his father was of Chinese Teochew descent. Ngor and Harold Russell are the only two non-professional actors to win an Academy Award in an acting category.
- Haing S. Ngor Family
Spouse: My-Huoy Ngor