Alum of The Second City Touring Company
Member of pioneering Asian-American comedy group Stir-Friday Night
Spent seven seasons on AMC’s The Walking Dead
Actor Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea, before his family settled in Michigan. During college, Yeun developed a love for improv, later joining his friend and fellow Kalamazoo College graduate Jordan Klepper in Chicago to get involved with The Second City, where he was a member of The Second City Touring Company. He also appeared in the 2013 Second City Works and Google joint April Fools’ Day video, The Levity Algorithm.
While in Chicago, Yeun also joined Stir-Friday Night, a pioneering sketch comedy group composed of Asian-American members, first .established in 1995, before moving to Los Angeles in late 2009.
Yeun is best known for his breakout role as fan favorite “Glenn Rhee” on AMC’s horror-drama television series The Walking Dead. Yeun has also accrued credits in many short and feature films. He also does voiceover work for animated projects and video games.