Elodie Yung was born in Paris France, to a French mother and Cambodian father. Her date of birth is February 22, 1981. A graduate from London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Yung also has a Masters Degree in law, from University of La Sorbonne.
Elodie Yung has practiced Karate for over a decade and has a black belt in the discipline.
Elodie Yung started with small roles in television, before appearing in larger movies. Some important career highlights include a role as Laura Maurier in Les bleus: premiers pas dans la police, and movies such as District 13: Ultimatum, starred as gang leader Tao. Appearing in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as Miriam Wu. As Hathor in 2016's Gods of Egypt.
Comic Related Movie Roles
Elodie Yung portrays Elektra Natchios in the second season of Netflix's Daredevil television show. The character appears in 10 episodes of Season 2. The show has been a critical success as well as very popular among general audiences. The shows first season success creating much anticipation and hype for the casting and appearance of Elektra in the second series. Bill Sienkiewicz among many other industry professionals have praised her performance. She co-stars alongside Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson and Jon Bernthal.
Speaking of the character Elektra, Yung says "What I tried to capture by reading the comics is I wanted to keep the coldness that Elektra has. And I had conversations at length with Doug [Petrie] and Marco [Ramirez]. We think Elektra is kind of a sociopath. This world is a game for her. It's like a chess game, and what motivates her is what she wants."
Elodie portrays the skilled ninja Jinx in 2013's G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Yung studied Wusha for the sword fighting elements in the movie. Speaking of the character, Yung says "Jinx wants to fight and she has an objective, and she’s fiery [laughs]. Whoever is in her way is not a problem to her, she’s so focused and she just wants to get straight to the point."