Rick Yune
Biographical Information
Real Name: Chong Chen
Born: August 22, 1971
Age: 44
Height: 6'0
Originally From: Washington D.C.
Twitter: @RickYune
Personal Information
First appearance: The Wayfarer
Portrays: Kaidu

Rick Yune is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, martial artist and former Model model.

He is currently part of the main cast of the Netflix original series Marco Polo.

Early life

Yune was born in Washington D.C., the son of Wonhui Park and Tom Taeho Yune. He is of Korean descent. His younger brother is actor Karl Yune. Yune was educated at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School (Montgomery County, Maryland)|Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, Silver Spring, Maryland, and St. John's College High School. In 1994, he received his degree in finance from the Wharton School of Business. Yune was one of the original hedge fund traders for SAC Capital but left to pursue entrepreneurial ventures.

Yune practices many forms of martial arts, having reached Olympic standard in Taekwondo and being a serious contender for the US team when he was 19. He changed the spelling of his last name from "Yun" to "Yune" for Screen Actors Guild (SAG) purposes.



List of film credits
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Nathan Grimm Extra
1999 Snow Falling on Cedars Kazuo Miyamoto
2001 The Fence Lucky Chang
The Fast and the Furious Johnny Tran
2002 Die Another Day Zao
2008 The Fifth Commandment Chance Templeton
Alone in the Dark II Edward Carnby
2009 Beyond Remedy Dr. Lee
Ninja Assassin Takeshi
2011 China-Town Man
Remigration Jonathan Park
2012 The Man with the Iron Fists Zen Yi
2013 Olympus Has Fallen Kang Yeonsak
List of television credits
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Any Day Now
2001 The Division 1 episode
2005 Alias Kazu Tamazaki 2 episodes
Boston Legal Troi Ran 1 episode
2006 CSI Hong Hsing 1 episode
2014 Marco Polo Kaidu
2016 Prison Break Ja Recurring role