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Aaron Yoo
Aaron Yoo
East Brunswick Township, New Jersey, USA
Birth date
May 12, 1979 (age 42)

Aaron Yoo is an American actor.

He portrays Russell Kwon.

Personal life[]

Aaron Yoo was born in East Brunswick, New Jersey, to Korean parents. He has an older sister. He played the cello for the East Brunswick High School orchestra and ran track. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2001, where he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.


He starred in the 2007 films Disturbia and American Pastime,  the 2008 film 21, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, The Wackness, and Labor Pains, and had a role in the 2009 reboot of Friday the 13th.

He co-starred in HBO's Rocket Science, as the protagonist's best friend, Heston. Critic Rory Liston described Heston as "one of the best characters of the decade" and "an awe inspiring display of emotion that reflected the asian community in America", in 2009, writer and director Jeffrey Blitz was quoted in saying that Heston was based on the critic Liston.


→ see also Aaron Yoo/Gallery and Category:Images of Aaron Yoo


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Things That Go Bump in the Night Brad
2006 Dry Clean Only Dry Cleaners Clerk
2007 Rocket Science Heston
American Pastime Lyle Nomura
Disturbia Ronnie
2008 The Wackness Justin
21 Choi
364 Cranes Tommy
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Thom
2009 Friday the 13th Chewie
The Good Guy Steve-O
Labor Pains Miles
Gamer Humanz Dude
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Marcus Yeon (Uncredited)
2011 She Wants Me Max
2012 10 Years Peter Jung
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Ed Student Ethan 1 episode
2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Tommy 1 episode
2005 Cinema AZN DVD Reviewer Unknown episode(s)
2006 Love Monkey Staffer #2 1 episode
The Bedford Diaries James Fong Recurring role
2008 ER Kwan Li 1 episode
2010 Drop Dead Diva Edward Kim 1 episode
2013 The Tomorrow People Russell Kwon Main role


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