Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1962-09-17
24 Movies · 6 TV Series
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Dustin Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American actor, director, writer, and martial artist. He is best known for his roles as Harry Truman Ioki on “21 Jump Street”, and as Johnny Loh on “VIP”. In films, he is known for starring in “Little Fish”, “The Doom Generation” and “The Rebel”.
After a car accident late at night that occurred on September 3, 2001 on California's Interstate 5 Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles during a Labor Day weekend that left his wife (Angela Rockwood-Nguyen) a quadriplegic, Nguyen and his wife became active in The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center. That accident also claimed the life of Vietnamese actress Thuy Trang, a member of the original cast of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. He and Rockwood divorced in 2011. Dustin Nguyen is based in Vietnam full-time. In 2011, he married Vietnamese actress-model Bebe Pham with whom he has two daughters, Sky (b. 2013) and Scarlett (b. 2015).
Born as Nguyễn Xuân Trí in Saigon, South Vietnam, his mother My Le, was an actress and dancer, and his father, Xuan Phat, was an actor, comedian, writer, and producer in South Vietnam. The family left Vietnam in April 1975 as it fell to Communist Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army forces.They arrived in Guam, then the family was moved to a refugee camp in Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, and finally with the assistance of a Methodist church they relocated to Des Peres, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. After Nguyen graduated from Garden Grove High School in Garden Grove, CA, he attended Orange Coast College and majored in communications. Nguyen practices several martial arts including Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, Eskrima, and Jeet Kune Do.
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Inspired by a true story, Jackpot (Trúng Số) is a heartfelt comedy.
The Man with the Iron Fists 2
When a stranger, Thaddeus, is found badly wounded near the village, miner Li Kung and his wife Ah Ni offer him refuge. As he heals, he becomes entrenched in a conflict that pits the townsfolk against ...
Johnny and Peter, former paramilitary operatives, search Bangkok - leaving carnage in their wake - to find the men who killed Johnny's daughter, Angel.
22 Jump Street
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on th...
Gentle is a film set in modern-day South Vietnam and based on the short story 'A Gentle Creature' by the Russian novelist Dostoevsky.
Once Upon a Time in Vietnam
Assigned to protect a small town in Vietnam, Dao arrives to fight against the crime boss; but soon his past catches up with him, threatening to destroy the cherished village.
In a sunken Castle underneath the earth, five strangers wake. They have no food. No memory. No water. And no way out. These strangers are from every normal walk of life, yet they each have a secret. T...
Fool for Love
Typically you know what you are getting into when you go see a movie billed as "romantic comedy." And often they lack romance or comedy and sometimes both. Not to mention that the simplicity of the ch...
Set in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, the film tells a story of Mr. Vo and his children. Vo, enraged by his wife’s infidelity, burns down his house and all his memories of the past.
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee
In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks ...
In French ruled Vietnam in 1922, the French and Vietnamese officers plot to sniff out arch-rebel De Canh.
Saigon Eclipse is inspired by the "Story of Kieu", the classic Vietnamese epic poem written by Nguyen Du in the early 19th century. Our story revisits and updates the poem's principal themes of filial...
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In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last f...
No Escape, No Return
Two cops go undercover to infiltrate a violent drug ring, and are in for a shock when they find out who's running it.
Heaven & Earth
Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being bot...
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Highlander: The Series
Duncan MacLeod is 400 years old and has seen his share of the history of humankind. He tries to save people from harm, even though he risks his life in the battle.
College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
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1 TV Series