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Ngor, Haing S.

Born: 1950 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: Cambodian
Categories: Actors, Physicians


1940 - Born on the 2nd of March.

1970 - He portrayed journalist and refugee Dith Pran in Cambodia, under the rule of the Khmer Rouge.

1979 - After the collapse of the Khmer Rouge, Ngor worked as a doctor in a refugee camp inside Thailand.

1980 - Left for the United States on the 30th of August.

1988 - He wrote Haing Ngor: A Cambodian Odyssey, describing his life under the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.

1996 - On the 25th of February, Ngor was shot to death outside his apartment in Los Angeles, California, by members of a street gang who demanded the locket around his neck.


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