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Korean American actor
Died when: 72 years 336 days
Star Sign: Aries
‹See TfM›(This is a Korean name; the family name is Ahn.)
Philip Ahn (born Pil Lip Ahn (안필립), March 29, 1905 – February 28, 1978) was an American actor and activist of Korean descent. With over 180 film and television credits between 1935 and 1978, he was one of the most recognizable and prolific Asian-American character actors of his time. He is widely-regarded as the first Korean American film actor in Hollywood. The son of Korean independence activist Dosan Ahn Chang-ho, Ahn was a longtime advocate for his father’s legacy and the Korean-American community, helping to establish memorials to his father in his native Seoul and later arranging for his remains to be buried there.