Elodie Yung is a French film and television actress. She is best known for her roles in films such as David Fincher's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and "G.I. Joe: Retaliation."
Elodie Yung was born on February 22, 1981 in Paris, France. Althoguh born there, her heritage is actually French-Cambodian, as her father was from Cambodia. She grew up in Seine-saint-Denis in Le Bourget, where she spent her childhood practicing karate. With over ten years of experience, she even eventually attained her black belt, something that would come in handy later in life when she played Jinx in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation."
Upon graduating high school, Elodie attended the University of Paris, where she graduated with a Master's Degree in Law. Being an overachiever of epic proportions, she then went on to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She eventually graduated from this school, as well.
Like most actresses, Elodie got her start in television, starring as Jade Perrin on the series "La vie devant nous" from 2002 to 2003. From there, she continued to star on series such as "Mademoiselle Joubert" and "Les bleus: premiers pas dans la police," while at the same time dipping her toes in film acting, too. Prior to being cast as Tao in "District 13: Ultimatum" in 2009, which was the role that put her on the map in terms of later success, she starred in movies like "Fragile(s)" and "Home Sweet Home." Since then, her gigs have gotten much more high profile, starring in such films as the previously mentioned "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" as well as David Fincher's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and "Gods of Egypt," playing the role as the goddess Hathor.