Philip Ahn

Movie Actor

Birthday March 29, 1905

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Los Angeles, CA

DEATH DATE Feb 28, 1978 (72)

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Korean-American actor who played Japanese villains in WWII films. His other film credits include Anything Goes, Diamond Head, and Confessions of an Opium Eater.

Before Fame

He worked in California rice fields and got a job as an elevator operator.


He is a Korean-American actor who played a Korean father on TV show M.A.S.H.

Family Life

With the help of the Korean Government, he founded a park in honor of his father, who had angered the Japanese government with his independence work.

Associated With

Douglas Fairbanks offered him his first screen role while he was still in high school, but his parents did not want him to waste his time acting.