Yung at the New York Comic Con, 2015
February 22, 1981 |
Élodie Yung (French pronunciation: [elɔdi juŋ]; born February 22, 1981) is a French television and film actress. She portrays Elektra in the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Netflix series Daredevil.
Yung was born in Paris, on February 22, 1981. Her father is Cambodian and her mother is French. 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. As of 2004 she had practiced karate for over ten years.
Her first roles were on TV after she started receiving acting role proposals when she was 20 years old. 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 first three seasons of the successful police series, Les Bleus with Clémentine Célarié. 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. She starred in the film Gods of Egypt (2016), as the goddess Hathor. She plays Elektra in season 2 of the Netflix series, Marvel's Daredevil in 2016.
|2004||Les fils du vent||Tsu|
|2008||Home Sweet Home||Marie-Jo|
|2009||District 13: Ultimatum||Tao|
|2010||Let Her||N/A||Short film|
|2011||The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo||Miriam Wu|
|2013||G.I. Joe: Retaliation||Jinx|
|2013||10 Things I Hate About Life||N/A||Unfinished film|
|2016||Gods of Egypt||Hathor|
|2017||The Hitman's Bodyguard||Filming|
|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||Episode: "Flash-Back"|
|2009||Little Wenzhou||Su||Television film|
|2016||Daredevil||Elektra Natchios||10 episodes|
|2016||Of Kings and Prophets||Rizpah||unknown|
- Kanara Ty (June 15, 2013). "Yung at Heart: G.I. Joe star Élodie Yung opens up". Audrey magazine. Retrieved September 6, 2013.
- Tobias Grey (Summer 2004). "France’s new urban superheroes". Paris Voice. Retrieved December 13, 2011.
- "La féminité est un atout, je n'hésite pas à en user" [Femininity is an asset, I don't hesitate to use it.]. Le Figaro. November 5, 2012.
Élodie Yung, action girl. La belle eurasienne de Millenium et G.I. Joe... [Élodie Yung, action girl. The beautiful Eurasian woman from Millennium and G.I. Joe...]
- "Les Bleus, episode listings". Universal France DVD.
- Borys Kit (June 10, 2011). "G.I. Joe: Elodie Yung in talks to join new movie (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 10, 2011.
- Jen Yamato. "Elodie Yung joins Summit’s Gods of Egypt". Deadline.com. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
- Andrew Steinbeiser (July 7, 2015). "Elodie Yung cast as Elektra for Daredevil Season 2". ComicBook.com. Retrieved July 7, 2015.