Dustin Nguyen

Actor
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 ... Read more »
Born: 09/17/1962 in Saigon,

Filmography

Actor (27)

22 Jump Street 2014 (Movie)

Vietnamese Jesus (Actor)

The Man with the Iron Fists 2 2014 (Movie)

Li Kung (Actor)

Game of Assassins 2013 (Movie)

Jin-Soo (Actor)

Finishing the Game 2007 (Movie)

Troy Poon (Actor)

Little Fish 2006 (Movie)

Jonny Nguyen (Actor)

The Rebel 2006 (Movie)

Sy (Actor)

JAG 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Test 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

V.I.P. 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

hundred percent 1998 (Movie)

Isaac (Actor)

VR.5 1994 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Celestial Rhapsody 1996 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Doom Generation 1995 (Movie)

Quickiemart Clerk (Actor)

Vanishing Son IV 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Virtuosity 1995 (Movie)

Suburban Reporter (Actor)

3 Ninjas Kick Back 1994 (Movie)

Glam (Actor)

Murder, She Wrote 1991 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

SeaQuest DSV 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Commish 1991 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vanishing Son II 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Heaven and Earth 1993 (Movie)

Sau (Actor)

No Escape No Return 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rapid Fire 1992 (Movie)

Paul Yang (Actor)

21 Jump Street 1986 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1991 Miss Universe Pageant 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Earth Angel (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

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).

Relationships

Nguyen Le

Mother

Andrew Nguyen

Brother
younger

Nguyen Phat

Father
worked for American radio stations in South Vietnam, broadcasting anti-Communist material

Angela Rockwood

Companion
born c. 1976 engaged

EDUCATION

Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa, California
dropped out

Milestones

1998

Starred in the independent film "hundred percent"

1998

Joined the cast of "V.I.P." starring Pamela Anderson

1995

Cast in small roles in "Virtuosity" and "The Doom Generation"

1994

Had a supporting role in the syndicated movies "Vanishing Son II" and "Vanishing Son IV"

1993

Was featured in the Oliver Stone-directed "Heaven & Earth"

1992

First prominent film role in "Rapid Fire"

1991

Co-starred in the ABC movie "Earth Angel"

1987

Breakthrough screen role as Officer Harry Ioki on Fox's popular "21 Jump Street"

1985

Had a recurring role on the ABC daytime serial "General Hospital"

1985

Made his acting debut in a guest role on the CBS detective series "Magnum, P.I."

1985

Film debut in "Sunset Strip"

1975

When the city of Saigon fell to the Communists, family was evacuated from Vung Tau beach

Born and raised in South Vietnam

Lived in refugee camps in Guam and Arkansas until a Missouri family sponsored their relocation

After high school, moved to California

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