Dustin Nguyễn

Nguyễn in 2007, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Nguyễn Xuân Trí

Place of Birth: Saigon, South Vietnam (now Vietnam)

Date of Birth: 17 September, 1962

Ethnicity: Vietnamese

Dustin Nguyễn is a Vietnamese-American actor, director, writer, and martial artist. He is known for his roles on the series 21 Jump Street, VIP, and Warrior, and in the films The Doom Generation, Little Fish (2005), and The Rebel (2007). He has directed and starred in the films Once Upon a Time in Vietnam, which he also wrote, and Jackpot.

He was born in Saigon, South Vietnam, the son of My Le, an actress and dancer, and Xuân Phát, an actor, writer, producer, and comedian. His family left Vietnam in April 1975 as North Vietnam won the Vietnam War.

They moved to the U.S., eventually ending up in California.

Dustin is married to Vietnamese actress and model Bebe Pham, with whom he has two children.


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