Dango Nguyen Biography
Dango Nguyen was an extra and stuntman who portrayed the Mean Guard in AMC’s The Walking Dead. Dango started out of high school being a professional wrestler. He trained alongside childhood friend and future WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam as well as Sabu.
REST IN PEACE: Dango Nguyen, a former Georgia firefighter and actor on shows including “The Walking Dead,” has died after a battle with cancer.
— Fox 35 News (@Fox35News) August 12, 2019
Giving up wrestling to raise a family, her served as a Georgia firefighter, then left public service to go back into the entertainment business earning background parts in several movies and television series.
Dango Nguyen Age
He was 48 years old.
Dango Nguyen Ethnicity
Dango was born to the Nguyen family with mixed descent of Asian-American.
Dango Nguyen, a former firefighter and actor who appeared on “The Walking Dead” died Saturday “after a hard-fought battle with cancer,” according to Georgia’s Athens-Clarke County Fire department. https://t.co/Pg9R9skpfS
— CNN (@CNN) August 12, 2019
Dango Nguyen Education
Nguyen began of high school as a professional wrestler. He trained alongside childhood friend and future WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam as well as Sabu.
An actor who starred in the hit zombie TV-series, ‘The Walking Dead,’ has died aged 48 after a ‘hard-fought battle with cancer.’ Dango Nguyen appeared in a number of episodes of the zombie series, playing a guard for the town of Woodbury who protected arch-villain The Governor. pic.twitter.com/n7tcwvwK5s
— ataiemma (@ataiemma) August 12, 2019
Dango Nguyen Married To Wife?
Nothing personal about the Asian-American actor has been surface on the internet. However, he might have already shared his blissful married life with his partner before his death. Until this date, details regarding his dating, married, wife, and children are kept inside the closet.
Rip Dango Nguyen who portrayed one of the Woodbury guards during season 3 of The Walking Dead. Dango passed away yesterday August 10th following his battle with leukemia. To all of Dango’s friends, family and fans you are in my thoughts and prayers. #TWD #TWDFamily pic.twitter.com/aw6qbnwAz9
— Blind Entrrtainment (@BlindEnt) August 12, 2019
Dango Nguyen Family, Siblings, and Parents
Dango was born to the Nguyen family with mixed descent of Asian-American. However, he hadn’t shared any glimpse regarding his parents and family information before his death. But, his wiki profile has disclosed that he had trained with his childhood friend to become a wrestler. He started his high school being a professional wrestler.
Dango Nguyen Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Before appearing in the entertainment industry, Dango worked at a fire department for nearly twenty years. He also had started as a professional wrestler by training alongside his childhood friends, Rob Van Dam, and Sabu. But, he left the career to raise his family.
R.I.P. “The Walking Dead” actor Dango Nguyen.
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) August 12, 2019
Not only Dango earned massive fame from the entertainment industry, but he also had a handful of net worth. It was estimated to be around
Dango Nguyen Cause of Death and Funeral
Dango Nguyen appeared in a number of episodes of the post-apocalyptic Atlanta based zombie series, playing a guard for the town of Woodbury who protected arch-villain The Governor.
His death was announced through the Facebook account of his pre-acting workplace, the Athens-Clarke Fire and Emergency Services in Georgia.
Mean Guard from AMC’s The Walking Dead, Dango Nguyen died after battling with Leukemia. The 48-year-old, who was the member of Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services, passed away early morning on Saturday, 10th August 2019.
The Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services shared the tragic news on their Facebook page that Dango Nguyen had died.
In high school Dango and I felt Achilles’ choice of a hero’s fate was best-exciting life, but short. Later, w/the love of family & friends, I’m sure he’d of reconsidered the option, but he lived an amazing life and rescued many people before he passed yesterday.
RIP Dango Nguyen
— Rob Van Dam (@TherealRVD) August 11, 2019
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Nguyen played guard for the town of Woodbury and protected The Governor
- Sergeant in Athens-Clarke Fire and Emergency Services in Georgia for 20 years
- Trained with WWE superstar Rob Van Dam after he left high school
- Remembered by colleagues for his ‘quick wit’ and ‘unwavering determination’