Philip Ahn

Actor Philip Ahn

Philip Ahn was a Korean-American actor. He was the first Asian-American film actor to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Golf: Damascus ready to sting county again - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
Google News - over 6 years
Reigning Dewey Ricketts Memorial tournament champion Philip Ahn and fellow senior Brandon Fisher pace a Churchill squad that also features juniors Zach Satan and Ryan Chirumbole and sophomore Brandon Levenson, all of whom competed in tournaments this
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You sure do look funky in that outfit - Charleston Post Courier
Google News - over 6 years
Can I get some help? Look for me some help.' Want help limiting misunderstandings? Then heed this advice from Master Kan (Philip Ahn) in NBC's 1972-75 original 'Kung Fu' series: 'To suppress a truth is to give it force beyond endurance.'
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Editorial Observer; Goodbye to Pat Morita, Best Supporting Asian
NYTimes - about 12 years
Pat Morita, the Japanese-American actor, died on Thanksgiving Day in Las Vegas. He was 73. News reports over the weekend were not specific about the cause of death or funeral details. Also not clear was what Hollywood would do now that Mr. Morita is gone. The movie and TV industry has never had many roles for Asian-American men, and it seemed for a
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FILM VIEW; Villains of the World! Hollywood Beckons
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Wanted: a new public enemy. Height, weight, sex, age and racial origins immaterial as long as the public enemy is sadistic, effete and strictly dishonorable. Wanted: a new public enemy. Height, weight, sex, age and racial origins immaterial as long as the public enemy is sadistic, effete and strictly dishonorable. Time and circumstances are
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Philip Ahn
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1978
    Age 72
    Ahn died on February 28, 1978, due to complications from surgery.
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  • 1968
    Age 62
    In 1968, Ahn made a USO tour of Vietnam, visiting both American and Korean troops in South Vietnam.
  • FORTIES
  • 1952
    Age 46
    In 1952, Ahn made his television debut on the Schlitz Playhouse, a series he would make three additional appearances on.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1935
    Age 29
    Ahn's first film was A Scream in the Night in 1935.
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  • 1934
    Age 28
    It was not until 1934 that he could afford to attend the University of Southern California.
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  • 1926
    Age 20
    They had not seen each other from the time Dosan returned to Korea in 1926, before the birth of his youngest son.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1923
    Age 17
    Ahn graduated from high school in 1923, and went to work in the rice fields around Colusa, California.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1905
    Born
    Born on March 29, 1905.
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