Win Oo (13 March 1935 – 14 December 1988) was a two-time Myanmar Academy Award winning Burmese actor, director, writer, singer and publisher. He has achieved fame and success as an actor, singer and director. Win was considered one of the most important actors in history of Burmese cinema. He died of stomach cancer in 1988. Win Oo was born as Hla Myint in Yangon to his parents U Ba Nyunt (Chit-Dukkha) and Daw Hnin Yi. He studied at TTC Teacher Training College. In 1952, he discontinued his university education and joined the Burmese Army. He left as an army captain in 1962. His first movie was "Hna-Yauk Hte Nay-Gyin-De", adapted from a novel of his. He both directed and starred in Saung Einmet and Hmon Shwe Yee. He founded the Sanda movie company, established first "color offset printer" in Burma, and published Sanda Magazine. He won numerous Myanmar Academy Award for his performances, including Best Actor for 'Hmon Shwe Yee' in 1970. He starred in 27 films, before passing away in 1988. He wrote 31 novels. His most famous book is "Main ma Hla Ah Mone".