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August 11, 1961
|Spouse(s)||Stirling Silliphant (1974–1996; divorced; 1 child)|
Tiana Alexandra (also known as Tiana Thi Thanh Nga or the stage name Tiana, known as Nga Thi Thanh in Hanoi, North Vietnam ) is a Vietnamese - American actress and film director. She is best known for her 1992 autobiographical documentary From Hollywood to Hanoi which won "Best Of Telluride" at Telluride Film Festival and was nominated for "Best Non-Fiction Film" at Sundance International Festival.
The documentary was later picked up by Oliver Stone who became the Executive producer of the film. Alexandra 's first film was The Killer Elite (1975). In 1987 she played a lead role in a film called Catch the Heat.
At the age of five, Alexandra came to the United States as a subsidiary of a Vietnamese government family.
She moved to Hollywood, hoping to become an actress.
Her first major film role was in the film The Killer Elite in a supporting role. In 1978 she appeared in the three-part miniseries Pearl (also called Pearl Harbor). She later had starring role in the movie Fly Away Home.
In 1987, she appeared in Catch the Heat and also in The Three Kings. In 1992, she directed the film From Hollywood to Hanoi,which was shown at Sundance Film Festival in 1993.
After working on her documentary Alexandra began to work as a social activist throughout the 90s and 2000s. She later was selected to be the Associate Producer of the 2011 film A Dangerous Method.
, as an actress
- 1975: The Killer Elite ( The Killer Elite; Alternative title: The agents elite)
- 1978: Pearl (Alternative title: Pearl Harbor)
- 1981: Fly Away Home
- 1987: Catch the Heat (video title in the Federal Republic of Germany: Fire Game)
- 1987: Three camels sacred (The Three Kings)
, as a director
- 1992: From Hollywood to Hanoi
- 2013: The General and Me
, as a producer
- other performances (e.g. Herself)
- 1993: Nominated for the "Grand Jury Prize" in the Category: Documentary ( Documentary) the Sundance Film Festival for the film From Hollywood to Hanoi