Cambodian music stars who deceased at age 55

Here are 1 famous musicians from Cambodia died at 55:

Haing S. Ngor

Haing S. Ngor (March 22, 1940 French Indochina-February 25, 1996 Los Angeles) also known as Hains S. Ngor, Dr. Haing S. Ngor, Haing Ngor, Haing Somnang Ngor, Dr. Haing S Ngor or Dr. Haing Somnang Ngor was a Cambodian physician, actor and author.

Haing S. Ngor was born in a small village in Cambodia and grew up during the Khmer Rouge regime. As a young man, he became a doctor and was forced to work in a labor camp during the regime. He escaped to Thailand and eventually made his way to the United States as a refugee.

In 1984, Ngor's performance in the movie "The Killing Fields" earned him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He starred in several other movies, including "My Life", "The Iron Triangle", and "Heaven & Earth".

Aside from his acting career, Ngor was an advocate for human rights and brought attention to the atrocities committed during the Khmer Rouge regime through his autobiography, "Survival in the Killing Fields".

Tragically, Ngor was killed in Los Angeles in 1996 in a robbery gone wrong. His death shocked his fans and colleagues in the film industry, and his legacy lives on as a symbol of perseverance and strength during trying times.

He died caused by murder.

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