Yoson An

Actor

Yoson An began working in the New Zealand screen industry in 2012 with short film Death Note, having previously worked in theatre. He got his first starring role in a feature film the following year — in David Blyth horror film Ghost Bride, he played a Chinese immigrant forced into an arranged marriage. A lead role in Australian drama series Dead Lucky followed in 2017, this time as a rookie cop who blames his mentor for the death of his best friend. He also acts in hit webseries Flat3, and big-budget fantasy Mortal Engines. In 2018 it was announced that he would play the love interest in Niki Caro's big budget remake of Mulan. Image Credit: Photo by Andi Crown

I’ve been quite fortunate with my auditions. There have been a few stereotypical Asian characters, but a lot of my [casting] briefs have been from US productions and most of the characters’ personalities have been quite multi-layered. Yoson An, on the variety of roles he's landed, in a 13 October 2017 interview with website Proudly Asian Theatre