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  2. Gran Torino - Wikipedia

    Gran Torino is a 2008 American drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Christopher Carley, Bee Vang, and Ahney Her. This was Eastwood's first starring role since 2004's Million Dollar Baby. The film features a large Hmong American cast, as well as one of Eastwood's younger sons, Scott.

  3. Hmong Americans - Wikipedia

    The film Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood, though set and filmed in Detroit, Michigan, stars five Minnesotan Hmong (Hmongesotan) Americans, and the original story was based on a neighborhood in Saint Paul. It was the first mainstream US film to feature Hmong Americans. [44] North Carolina [ edit]

  4. Hmong people - Wikipedia

    In 2011, Hmong DNA was sampled and found to contain 7.84% D-M15 and 6%N (Tat) DNA. [36] The research found a common ancestry between Hmong-Mien peoples and Mon-Khmer people groups dating to the Last Glacial Maximum approximately 15,000 to 18,000 years ago.

  5. List of Gran Torino characters - Wikipedia

    The following is a list of significant characters who feature in the 2008 film Gran Torino, directed by Clint Eastwood.. Casting calls were held in Fresno, California, Detroit, Michigan, and Saint Paul, Minnesota, from which Eastwood selected ten Hmong American lead actors and supporting actors.

  6. Hmong customs and culture - Wikipedia

    The Hmong people are an ethnic group currently native to several countries, believed to have come from the Yangtze river basin area in southern China. [1] The Hmong are known in China as the Miao, which encompasses not only Hmong, but also other related groups such as Hmu, Qo Xiong and A-Hmao. [2]

  7. History of the Hmong in California - Wikipedia

    The Hmong population in California is the largest in the United States. Most fled to the United States as refugees in the late 1970s due to their cooperation with the Central Intelligence Agency operatives in northern Laos during the Vietnam War, or are a descendant. As of 2017 it has about 100,000 people of Hmong ancestry.

  8. List of Hmong people - Wikipedia

    The Hmong are an Asian ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand. Hmong are also one of the sub-groups of the Miao ethnicity in southern China . List [ edit] Ahney Her, actress, best known as Sue Lor in Gran Torino April Yang, YouTube star with over 2 million subscribers

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