Matt and John Yuan

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Matt and John Yuan
Born (1973-12-14) December 14, 1973 (age 47)
OccupationActor, writer, comic book artists
Years active2004–present

Matthew "Matt" and John Yuan, also known collectively as The Yuan Twins, (born December 14, 1973) are American twin actors, writers and comic book artists.[1] They wrote the micro-budget zombie film, Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill for The Asylum in 2004 for producer David Michael Latt.

Biography[edit]

They made their acting debut in 2009, in Jody Hill's Observe and Report as Ronny Barnhardt's (Seth Rogen) security guard underlings. Both are fans of Dungeons and Dragons[2] and have filmed a series of zombie survival videos for MTV Iggy.[3] They are also currently the unofficial spokesmen for BOOM! Studios[4] and have guest blogged for Wired magazine's Underwire website.[5]

In September 2012, the Yuan Brothers began writing, drawing, and publishing comic books, starting with a self-published titled Declan and Chang: Sweet F.A. According to the commentary in issue number two[6] and an interview for the website Fanboycomics.net, the characters and story are based upon a MechWarrior RPG campaign that they have, as of 2013, been running with their friends for the past fifteen years.[7] As of 2015, they have created the comic book series Serving Supes, Inspector Oh, and Love Town for First Comics.[8][9][10]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Matt John Notes
2004 Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill Zombie Also writers
2009 Observe and Report Matt Yeun John Yuen
2013 Jewaholic Short film
2015 Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant Johann Kaminsky Stuart Nevins
2016 Bad Roomies Justin Jason
2016 The Greasy Strangler Vendor
2018 Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss Cultist
Television roles
Year Title Matt John Notes
2010 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia N/A Pizza Delivery Guy Episode: "Mac and Charlie: White Trash"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Heavy Set Lookiloo Heavy Set Lookiloo Twin Episode: "Man Up"
2011 Rules of Engagement Ronald Donald Episode: "Double Down"
2012 Dating Rules From My Future Self Frank Dixon Otto Dixon 3 episodes
2012 House of Lies Baker #1 Baker #2 Episode: "Our Descent Into Los Angeles"
2012 The Smart One Reporter N/A TV Pilot
2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live! N/A Chinese Guillermo 1 episode
2013 Raising Hope Hubert Nick Episode: "Lord of the Ring"
2013 Arrested Development Dean Fleer Doug Fleer 3 episodes
2013 The Real Potheads of North Hollywood Yoga Students TV Pilot
2014 The Millers Shy Nerd #1 Shy Nerd #2 Episode: "Con-Troversy"
2015-2016 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend David Ben 2 episodes
2016 Con Man Con Attendee #1 Con Attendee #2 Episode: "Pin Cushion"
2017 Minimum Wage N/A Jordan TV Pilot
2018 To Tell the Truth Himself 1 episode
2019 WTF Baron Davis Quan's Brother Quan Episode: "Kenny's Side Hustle"
2020 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ronnie Chang Tommy Chang Episode: "The Totally Excellent Adventures of Mack and the D"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Yuan". The New York Times. Archived from the original on November 4, 2012.
  2. ^ Wallace, Lewis (April 9, 2009). "Gun-Loving, Zombie-Hating Twins Geek Out in Observe and Report". Wired.com.
  3. ^ "The Yuan Twins". MTV. May 28, 2009. Archived from the original on June 1, 2009.
  4. ^ "BOOM! Studios Picks Up "Unofficial" Spokesmen, The Yuan Brothers". CBR. April 10, 2009.
  5. ^ Yuan, Matt & John (October 2, 2009). "Rating Zombieland's Awesome Ghoul-Killing Weapons". Wired.com.
  6. ^ "Declan and Chang: Sweet F.A. (2012)". Comicbookdb.com. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.
  7. ^ "Ep. #115 The Fanboy Scoop - Week In Review". Fanboycomics.net. September 2, 2013. Archived from the original on July 25, 2015. Retrieved September 4, 2013.
  8. ^ "SERVING SUPES #1". Previewsworld. 2015.
  9. ^ "INSPECTOR OH #1". Previewsworld. 2016.
  10. ^ "LOVE TOWN #1". Previewsworld. 2018.

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