Birth Date: September 17, 1962 / Age: 53
Birth Place: Saigon, South Vietnam
Biography: Dustin Nguyen (born Nguyen Xuan Tri on September 17, 1962, in Saigon, South Vietnam) is a Vietnamese-American actor.
His mother My Le was an actress and dancer and his father Xuan Phat an actor, writer and producer in South Vietnam. The family left Vietnam in April 1975 as it fell to Communist Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army forces. They arrived in Guam, then the family was moved to a refugee camp in Arkansas, and finally with the assistance of a Methodist church they relocated to to Saint Louis, Missouri.
After Nguyen graduated high school, he moved to Southern California and attended Orange Coast College and majored in communications.
He made his acting debut on Magnum P.I. portraying a Cambodian freedom fighter, in the episode "Crouching".
He has been a regular on the television series 21 Jump Street and V.I.P., and has guest-starred on a number of other series.