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France Nuyen
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France Nuyen

France Nuyen was born in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France to a French mother and a Vietnamese father, she was raised in Marseille by a cousin. She became a stage actress and portrayed Suzie Wong in theatrical production of The World of Suzie Wong in 1958 opposite William Shatner whom she later worked with again in an episode of Star Trek

She was about to portray Suzie Wong in the film production but was replaced by Nancy Kwan.

She then went on to appear in Television( aforementioned Star Trek ) and film including Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) and The Joy Luck Club (1993). In 1986, she earned a master's degree in Clinical Psychology and began a second career as a psychological counselor for abused women and children. She received a Woman of the Year award in 1989 for her work as a psychologist for abused women and children.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

France Nuyen Facts

Birth NameFrance Nguyen Vannga
BirthdayJuly 31, 1939 (83)
BirthplaceMarseille, France

Selected Filmography

Not available.