Stephane Gauger

Vietnamese film director

Stephane Gauger (August 30, 1969 – January 11, 2018) was a Vietnamese-born American movie director,[1] screenwriter, and cinematographer. He was born in Ho Chi Minh City. He was raised in Orange County, California. He was best known for his movies Owl and the Sparrow, Saigon Electric and Chinatown Squad.

Gauger in 2015

Gauger was a nominee of the Breakthrough Director Award at the 2007 Gotham Awards and the John Cassavetes Award at the 2008 Independent Spirit Awards (for his work with Owl and the Sparrow (2007)).

On January 11, 2018, Gauger died of a stroke in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam at the age of 48.[2]


  1. Lee, Nathan (29 May 2009). "A Plucky Orphan Playing Cupid". New York Times. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  2., Vietnamese Director passes away at age 48,

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