Ted Ngoy once owned a huge chain of doughnut shops across the US state of California and was known as “The Donut King”. Photo: Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

Rise and fall of Cambodian refugee ‘Donut King’ charted in award-winning film

  • Ted Bun Tek Ngoy grew up poor in Cambodia, went on to build a multimillion-dollar doughnut business in the US, then lost it all thanks to a gambling addiction
  • Filmmaker Alice Gu learned of his story after trying her first ‘Cambodian doughnut’ and decided to document Ngoy’s life
Topic |   Cinema
Ted Ngoy once owned a huge chain of doughnut shops across the US state of California and was known as “The Donut King”. Photo: Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
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