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Karl Yune


Younger sibling of acting professional and model Rick Yune who also appeared in Memoirs of the Geisha. He in addition has appeared in Rate Racer, Slaughter, and Forbidden Warrior. He made an appearance in a number of Off-Broadway productions. He was also within the 2011 film, Actual Metal. Like his sibling, he started his profession by entering modeling before performing. He starred reverse KeDee Strickland within the 2004 film, Anacondas: The Search for the Bloodstream Orchid.

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Full Name Karl Yune
Date Of Birth April 16, 1975
Place Of Birth Washington, DC
Height 1.83 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Columbia University
Nationality American
Parents Tom Taeho Yune, Wonhui Park
Siblings Rick Yune
Movies The Invitation, Real Steel, Speed Racer, Memoirs of a Geisha, Forbidden Warrior, Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Slaughter, Miracle Mile
Star Sign Aries

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1Karl has done two films for DreamWorks Studios. In both films his characters were native Japanese.
2Karl's maternal grandfather is Japanese of Mongolian descent.
3Attended Columbia University in New York City before pursuing theatre full time.
4Was offered a five-year contract role on the daytime Soap, All My Children (1970). He passed and shortly after, landed his lead film roles.
5While in school, Karl made ends meet by modeling and picking up campaigns from L'Oreal to Phat Farm clothing.
6Named his puppy Kato (after Bruce Lee's character in the television show The Green Hornet (1966)).
7His brother is actor Rick Yune.



Arrow2014-2015TV SeriesMaseo Yamashiro
The Invitation2015/IChoi
Real Steel2011Tak Mashido
Knight Rider2008TV SeriesIan Chang
Speed Racer2008Taejo Body Guard
Freezerburn2005Alex the 2nd A.D.
Memoirs of a Geisha2005Koichi
50 Cent: Bulletproof2005Video GameTriad Leader (voice)
Forbidden Warrior2005Locust
Hold Up2004ShortCash
Miracle Mile2004ShortJames Hudson (as Karl Hahn)
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid2004Tran
One on One2004TV SeriesEmcee



2006 Asian Excellence Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter

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