Élodie Yung

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Élodie Yung
Elodie Yung 2015.jpg
Yung at the 2015 New York Comic Con
Born (1981-02-22) February 22, 1981 (age 34)
Paris, France
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present

Élodie Yung (French pronunciation: ​[elɔdi juŋ]; born February 22, 1981) is a French television and film actress. She will portray Elektra in the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Netflix series Daredevil in 2016.

Personal life[edit]

Yung was born in Paris, on February 22, 1981. Her father is Cambodian and her mother is French.[1] She graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and also has a master's degree in law from the University of Paris. She has practiced karate for over ten years.[2]


Her first roles were on TV after she started receiving acting role proposals when she was 20 years old.[3] Following her 2004 film debut as female lead Tsu in Les fils du vent, she played the gang lord Tao in District 13: Ultimatum. Yung returned to TV for the successful police series, Les Bleus seasons 1-3, with Clémentine Célarié.[4] Yung appeared in the 2011 film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo as Miriam Wu, a romantic interest of Lisbeth Salander. In 2013, she appeared on the silver screen as a ninja Jinx in G.I. Joe: Retaliation.[5] She will appear in the upcoming film Gods of Egypt as the goddess Hathor.[6] She is also set to play Elektra in season 2 of the Netflix series, Marvel's Daredevil in 2016.[7]



Year Title Role Notes
2004 The Great Challenge Tsu N/A
2007 Fragile(s) Isa N/A
2008 Home Sweet Home Marie-Jo N/A
2009 District 13: Ultimatum Tao N/A
2010 Let Her N/A Short film
2010 Opération Casablanca Isako N/A
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Miriam Wu N/A
2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation Jinx N/A
2013 Dreck Eva Gray Filming
2013 10 Things I Hate About Life N/A In production
2014 Still Christina
2016 Gods of Egypt Hathor


Year Title Role Notes
2002–03 La vie devant nous Jade Perrin 8 episodes
2005–07 Mademoiselle Joubert Fanny Ledoin 3 episodes
2006–10 Les bleus: premiers pas dans la police Laura Maurier 29 episodes
2007 Sécurité intérieure Joséphine TV mini-series, episode: "Flash-Back"
2009 Little Wenzhou Su Television film
2016 Daredevil Elektra Natchios Season 2


  1. ^ "Spring 2013 | COVER STORY: ELODIE YUNG". Audrey Magazine. 2013-06-15. Retrieved 2013-09-06. 
  2. ^ "France’s new urban superheroes". Paris Voice. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  3. ^ Le Figaro - "La féminité est un atout, je n'hésite pas à en user" 5 Nov. 2012 "Élodie Yung, action girl. La belle eurasienne de "Millenium" et "G.I. Joe ..."
  4. ^ Universal France DVD Les Bleus - episode listings. Élodie Yung
  5. ^ Kit, Borys (2011-06-10). "'G.I. Joe': Elodie Yung in Talks to Join New Movie (Exclusive)". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 
  6. ^ Yamato, Jen. "Elodie Yung Joins Summit’s ‘Gods of Egypt’". Deadline. PMC. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Steinbeiser, Andrew (2015-07-07). "Elodie Yung Cast As Elektra For Daredevil Season 2". ComicBook.com. Retrieved 2015-07-07. 

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