Yoson An

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Hair Black
Eyes Brown
Height 183cm
Location New Zealand - Auckland

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Notes

Photographs #1-2 courtesy of Sharp Magazine, #3-4 courtesy of Esquire Singapore

Acting

Skills

Baritone, Basketball, Bodybuilding, Full Licence, Golf, Karate, Kick Boxing, Martial Arts, Piano, Pool, Singer, Snooker

Accents

American (standard), Australian, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Maori, Spanish

Acting Experience

Feature Film

2023Five Blind Dates, 'Richard'

Amazon Dir: Shawn Seet
2022Shadow Force

Lionsgate Dir: Joe Carnahan
2022Site, 'Jian'

Enteleky Media Dir: Jason Eric Perlman
2021The Plane, 'Dele'

Lionsgate Dir: Jean-François Richet
2020Mulan, 'Chen Honghui (lead)'

Walt Disney Pictures Dir: Niki Caro
2018Meg, 'Helicopter Pilot'

Manu One Limited Dir: Jon Turteltaub
2018Mortal Engines, 'Major Chen'

Universal Pictures Dir: Christian Rivers
2016Mega Time Squad, 'Wen'

Candlelit Pictures Dir: Tim van Dummen
2016Inversus, 'Li Mu'

The RED Film Company Ltd Dir: Ray Du
2015Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, 'Boxer #2'

Iron Knight Productions Ltd Dir: Woo-Ping Yeun
2013Ghost Bride, 'Jason'

ILA Productions Ltd Dir: David Blyth

Television

2020New Gold Mountain, 'Leung Wei Shing (lead)'

SBS Dir: Corrie Chen
2019The Luminaries, 'Sook Yongsheng (lead)'

BBC Dir: James Napier Robertson & Claire McCarthy
2018Fresh Eggs, 'Justin (lead)'

Warner Bros Dir: Various
2018Dead Lucky, 'Charlie Fung (lead)'

Subtext Pictures Pty Ltd Dir: David Caesar
2014Grace (mini-series), 'Ricky (lead)'

Infocus Asia/ HBO Asian Dir: Tony Tilse
2013Jawbone (pilot), 'Josh'

Dreams in Shadow Film Productions Dir: Various

Web Series

2020Creamerie, 'Jackson'

Kevin & Co Dir: Roseanne Liang
2014Flat 3, 'Yoson'

Flat 3 Productions Dir: Roseanne Liang

Short Film

2023JOHN, 'John'

Dir: Yoson An

Voice Work

2019Tales of Nai Nai (Animated series), 'Shizi'

Mini Monster Productions Dir: Becky Kueck

Voice

Voice Characteristics

Retail, Narrative, Character, Accents, Deep, Gravelly, Rich, Smooth, Sophisticated, Warm

Creator

Biography

Yoson An is a Chinese-New Zealand Actor. He began his acting career in 2012. Some of his credits include The Meg, Mortal Engines, and Amazon Prime’s Five Blind Dates. Yoson made his Hollywood debut by playing the romantic lead in Disney’s Live-Action Mulan (2020). In 2021, he was cast as a supporting lead in Lionsgate The Plane, starring alongside Gerard Butler. He was most recently a supporting lead in Lionsgate Shadow Force dir Joe Carnahan, working alongside Kerry Washington, Mark Strong, and Omar Sy.

Television highlights include the HBO Asia mini-series Grace; SBS’s crime thriller Dead Lucky, starring alongside Rachel Griffiths; Warner Bros. comedy series Fresh Eggs; BBC’s The Luminaries; Goalpost Pictures’ New Gold Mountain streaming on Sundance Now; and most recently Roseanne Liang’s Creamerie on Hulu.

When off camera, Yoson works behind the scenes as a filmmaker. He executive produced The Harvest in with his Mulan costar Doua Moua and more recently has written his second short film JOHN, which he directed and starred in.

Multi-lingual, Yoson is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin as well as English, and is a skilled martial artist. He holds a black belt in karate, and has also in the past practiced kick boxing, ninjutsu, power lifting, and rock climbing.