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Justin Chon
Biographical information
Birth name

Justin Jitae Chon

Born

May 29, 1981 (1981-05-29) (age 33); in Irvine, California, USA.

Nationality

American

Gender

Male

Eye color

Brown

Hair color

Black

Height

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Website

Justinchon.com

Career
Years active

2005 - present

In Twilight saga

Eric Yorkie

Notable roles
  • Peter Wu in Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior
  • Tony Lee in Just Jordan
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Justin Chon appears in Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn - Part 1 as Eric Yorkie. For the films, the character of Eric was combined with Ben Cheney.

Biography

Chon was born in Irvine, California. He is fluent in Korean. His father was an actor in South Korea. He started acting in 2005 in shows such as Jack & Bobby and Taki & Luci. He came to fame in 2006 when he played Peter Wu in the Disney Channel film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior. He also played Tony Lee in the Nickelodeon sitcom Just Jordan. In 2008, he played Eric Yorkie in the film Twilight, based on the book by Stephenie Meyer. Chon reprised his role as Eric Yorkie in Twilight's sequels, New Moon and Eclipse. Chon also appears in the limited-edition coffee table book "About Face" by celebrity photographer John Russo, published by Pixie Press Worldwide. On May 23, 2009, Chon participated in a live webcast and Q&A session for charity on StarCAM. A portion of the proceeds went to Step Off Ministry.

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2005 Taki & Luci Drug Buyer
Jack & Bobby Greek Chorus TV
2006 Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior Peter Wu Supporting Role
Puff, Puff, Pass Bobby
The O.C. Big Korea TV
Fleetwood Rong
2007 Zoom! Chester Lopman
2007–2009 Just Jordan Tony Lee TV
2008 Twilight Eric Yorkie Supporting Role
2009 Ball's Out: The Gary Houseman Story Joe Chang
Crossing Over Yong Kim
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Eric Yorkie Minor Role
Turbo Hugo Park
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Eric Yorkie
2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Eric Yorkie

Trivia

Chon's favorite book from the Twilight Saga is Twilight.

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