Actor Ryun Yu talks about his lead role in HOLD THESE TRUTHS, a play produced by The Pasadena Playhouse, in association with East West Players, that follows civil rights hero Gordon Hirabayashi. Ryun also does an amazing Sean Connery impression, and explains how he was the first theater major ever at MIT. (Intro: Reviews)
Ryun Yu was the first Korean American to train at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and has the first theater degree ever awarded by MIT. His credits include: Mark in the film adaptation of David Henry Hwang’s Bondage; the fictional David Henry Hwang in Yellow Face; Takeshi in the world premiere of Tokyo Fish Story; and Philip Kan Gotanda’s Sisters Matsumoto. Film appearances include Only the Brave, The Brothers Solomon and The Mikado Project. TV appearances include “Fuller House,” “Bones,” “Good Luck Charlie” and “Castle”. Yu co-wrote, co-produced, directed and starred in the feature film The Last Tour that debuted at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.