Karl Yune

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Karl Yune
Born (1975-04-16) April 16, 1975 (age 41)
Washington, D.C.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004-present

Karl Yune (born April 16, 1975) is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Yune, a Korean American, was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He studied business, literature, and philosophy before switching to a major in theater at Columbia University's School of Arts, New York, after winning the role of Romeo for a presentation of Romeo and Juliette. He also studied with the Groundlings Improv Group.

Career[edit]

Yune got his first lead role in a studio film as Tran, one of the guides in Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid. He has also appeared in Forbidden Warrior, and Memoirs of a Geisha, as well as in the short films Miracle Mile (which has received several awards), and Hold Up. He has also acted in various Off-Broadway plays, and done fashion modeling. Yune appears in the third season of Arrow as Maseo Yamashiro, the husband of Tatsu Yamashiro.[1]

Karl Yune is sometimes credited as Carl Yune and Karl Hahn (as in Miracle Mile).

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of actor Rick Yune. Yune currently resides in Los Angeles.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2004 Forbidden Warrior Locust
2004 Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Tran
2004 Miracle Mile (short) James Hudson (as Karl Hahn)
2004 Hold Up (short) Cashier
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Koichi
2005 Freezerburn Alex the 2nd A.D.
2006 Ken (Short) Ken
2007 Hers K
2008 Speed Racer Taejo Body Guard
2008 Slaughter
2011 Real Steel Tak Mashido
2015 The Invitation Choi

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
2004 One on One Emcee (episode Bright Lights, Big City)
2008 Knight Rider Ian Chang (episode Journey to the End of the Knight)
2014-2015 Arrow Maseo Yamashiro (19 episodes)

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2005 50 Cent: Bulletproof Chinese Rig (voice)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitovich, Matt Webb (July 2, 2014). "Arrow Season 3 Scoop: Meet Oliver's Hong Kong Handler". TV line. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 

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