Korean American actorDied when: 72 years 336 days (874 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Philip Ahn (born Pillip 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 Ahn Changho, 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.