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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.


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.


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 - Part 1 Eric Yorkie
Jin Jin Short
2012 Rock Jocks Seth
Hang Loose BJ
Detention of the Dead Ash
Company Car Justin TV Mini-series
2013 New Girl Brian TV series; 1 episode
Innocent Blood Brad Lee
From the Rough Ji-Kyung
To Those Nights Elijah Short
21 & Over Jeff Chang
Full Circle Justin Short
2014 Revenge of the Green Dragons Sonny
2015 Seoul Searching Sid Park
Man Up Randall
Sin City Saints Byron Summers TV series; 8 episodes
Like Lambs Jasper Cho Post-production
Satanic Seth Post-production


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

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