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Also Known As: Dustin Tri Nguyen Died:
Born: September 17, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: actor

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Dustin Nguyen was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. In 1985, he had a recurring role on the ABC daytime serial "General Hospital." In 1993, he was featured in the Oliver Stone-directed "Heaven & Earth." He born and raised in South Vietnam. In 1985, he made his acting debut in a guest role on the CBS detective series "Magnum, P.I." He also appeared in the TV movie "Earth Angel" (ABC, 1990-91). Nguyen worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "21 Jump Street" (Fox, 1986-1991). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88" (Showtime, 1988-89) and "The 1991 Miss Universe Pageant" (CBS, 1990-91). He then appeared in "No Escape No Return" (1994), "3 Ninjas Kick Back" (1994) and "Virtuosity" (1995). Recently, he tackled roles in "Celestial Rhapsody" (1997), "hundred percent" (1998) and the Cate Blanchett drama "Little Fish" (2006). He also appeared in the period drama "The Rebel" (2007) with Johnny Nguyen and the Meredith Scott Lynn comedy "Finishing the Game" (2007). Most recently, Nguyen acted in "The Man with the Iron Fists 2" (2015). ...

Dustin Nguyen was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. In 1985, he had a recurring role on the ABC daytime serial "General Hospital." In 1993, he was featured in the Oliver Stone-directed "Heaven & Earth." He born and raised in South Vietnam. In 1985, he made his acting debut in a guest role on the CBS detective series "Magnum, P.I." He also appeared in the TV movie "Earth Angel" (ABC, 1990-91). Nguyen worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "21 Jump Street" (Fox, 1986-1991). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88" (Showtime, 1988-89) and "The 1991 Miss Universe Pageant" (CBS, 1990-91). He then appeared in "No Escape No Return" (1994), "3 Ninjas Kick Back" (1994) and "Virtuosity" (1995). Recently, he tackled roles in "Celestial Rhapsody" (1997), "hundred percent" (1998) and the Cate Blanchett drama "Little Fish" (2006). He also appeared in the period drama "The Rebel" (2007) with Johnny Nguyen and the Meredith Scott Lynn comedy "Finishing the Game" (2007). Most recently, Nguyen acted in "The Man with the Iron Fists 2" (2015).

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 22 Jump Street (2014)
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 Rebel, The (2007)
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 Little Fish (2005)
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 hundred percent (1998) Isaac
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 Doom Generation, The (1995) Quickiemart Clerk
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 Virtuosity (1995) Suburban Reporter
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Born and raised in South Vietnam
1975:
When the city of Saigon fell to the Communists, family was evacuated from Vung Tau beach
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Lived in refugee camps in Guam and Arkansas until a Missouri family sponsored their relocation
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After high school, moved to California
1985:
Made his acting debut in a guest role on the CBS detective series "Magnum, P.I."
1985:
Had a recurring role on the ABC daytime serial "General Hospital"
1985:
Film debut in "Sunset Strip"
1987:
Breakthrough screen role as Officer Harry Ioki on Fox's popular "21 Jump Street"
1991:
Co-starred in the ABC movie "Earth Angel"
1992:
First prominent film role in "Rapid Fire"
1993:
Was featured in the Oliver Stone-directed "Heaven & Earth"
1994:
Had a supporting role in the syndicated movies "Vanishing Son II" and "Vanishing Son IV"
1995:
Cast in small roles in "Virtuosity" and "The Doom Generation"
1998:
Starred in the independent film "hundred percent"
1998:
Joined the cast of "V.I.P." starring Pamela Anderson
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Education

Orange Coast College: Costa Mesa , California -

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companion:
Angela Rockwood. Born c. 1976; engaged.

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mother:
Nguyen My Le. Cleaning woman, actor, dancer.
father:
Nguyen Xuan Phat. Janitor, actor, producer, writer. Worked for American radio stations in South Vietnam, broadcasting anti-Communist material.
brother:
Andrew Nguyen. Younger.

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