Many of you have probably seen this Asian American actor debut in a few different movies and probably don’t know who he is. Rick Yune, also known as Johnny Tran in ‘The Fast and The Furious’ driving the black Honda S2000, is a professional actor that we should all keep our eyes on.  Rick is the older brother to Karl Yune that played a role in the 2011 movie, ‘Real Steel’. It’s safe to say that the Yune family produces great actors that can make it in Hollywood. Asian American stars are a few of many out there, but when they shine it’s astonishing to witness.  Another big Hollywood hit movie that you might have seen Rick in also is ‘Ninja Assassin’.

 

 

Rick is Korean American but plays many roles of different roles of your typical Asian roles in major movies. At the age of 19, Rick became  a Tae Kwon Do Olympic professional. In 2002, Rick was voted one of People’s magazines sexiest men. Before Rick was an actor, he started as a model then went into stock trading before his final destination as an actor, screenwriter, producer, and martial artist.

 

Top image is of Rick Yune in Ninja Assassin a role that fits Rick’s Taekwondo professional Background.

 

Rick Yune is Pictured with Michelle Rodriguez from The Fast and the Furious 2001.

 

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