is widely regarded as one of the most talented actors of the post-war generation in Vietnam. Born on August 27, 1957 in the city of Dalat, he began acting in 1982 and has since appeared in over fifty feature films. In 1993, he won the Vietnamese Best actor Award for the film Dau An Cua Quy
, which also won prizes at international film festivals worldwide. Other notable films include Cahn Bac
and Co Lau
which won Best Picture at the Vietnamese National Film Festival.
His other film credits include the Korean film Farwell the River and Tony Bui's acclaimed short film Yellow Louts. Duong reunited with Tony on the feature length film Three Seasons, winner of the Grand Jury and Audience Award at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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