Rick Yune is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and martial artist of Korean descent.
He has appeared in films such as Snow Falling on Cedars, Die Another Day, and Olympus Has Fallen.
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Rick Yune bio
Originally a model, Rick Yune decided to switch gears and pursue a career in acting.
In mid-1992, he was discovered by a displaying operator and signed to work for Versace and Ralph Lauren.
This led to him being the first Asian-American to be involved with such prominent design brands.
His height and weight make him a perfect fit for fashion ads. He also enjoys martial arts.
If you’re curious about his background, read on to learn more about Rick Yune.
Originally from Washington, DC, Rick Yune studied at the St. John’s College in Philadelphia.
He then earned a degree in finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
His early career in finance started as an intern on Wall Street. After graduating from the Wharton School, he worked as a hedge fund trader and eventually found himself in the front of the cameras.
During this time, he began appearing in advertisements for Versace and Ralph n Lauren.
Rick Yune movies
Rick Yune made his film debut in Snow Falling on Cedars in 2000. Despite the moderate box office success, this movie earned a nomination for the Best Cinematography Oscar.
He also appeared in films like ‘Snowfall’ and ‘The Fast and the Furious’.
One of Yune’s most famous movies, The Man With the Iron Fist, was directed by RZA, who was looking for a martial artist.
Yune’s character, Zen-Yi, was written on page 20 and later replaced by Dave Bautista, who impressed RZA with his stick fighting speed.
But Yune continues to make movies and has a steady flow of projects in the works.
Rick tv shows
In addition to acting, Yune has appeared in music videos. The group VS released a video titled “Call U Sexy” in 2004.
The group SWV’s song “Someone” also features Rick Yune. Yune’s film career includes appearances in two episodes of the television show Alias, in which he played a modern-day samurai named Kazu Tamazaki. He was also a guest star on Boston Legal and has produced films.
Rick physical appearance
He is six feet tall and weighs around eighty-two kilograms. He has a black hair and dark brown eyes.
Rick net worth
His net worth is 1.5 million.