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Jean Yoon


Jean Yoon is an actor and playwright based in Toronto who works regularly on both stage and screen. Recent credits include Bruce McDonald’s The Husband and The Time Traveler’s Wife and on the smaller screen with appearances on Orphan Black, The Expanse and Remedy. She is the voice of “Connie” on the Emmy Award winning PBS Kids show Peg + Cat; and she is especially proud of her work on the Radio Canada series L’Or, and on the CBC mini-series Dragon Boys for which she earned a Gemini nomination in 2007. Jean Yoon originated the role of “Umma” in the Soulpepper Theatre production of the hit play Kim’s Convenience, putting in over 240 performances in six cities, a role she takes on again in the 2016 CBC series.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Cow Belles (2006)
The Dark Room (TV-2007)
Accidental Friendship (TV-2008)
Unlocked (2009, short)

Cancel Christmas (2010)
Dream House (2011)
Wishing Well (TV-2011)
Christmas with Holly (TV-2012)
Compulsion (2013)
Issues (2013, short)
Empire of Dirt (2013)
The Husband (2013)
Wedding Palace (2013)
Disconnection (2014, short)
Rupture (2016)
Project: CNY (2016, short)
John Lives Again (2015)
The Meaning of Life (2017)

TV Series – Cast:
The Path to 9/11 (2006, mini-series)
Dragon Boys (2007, mini-series)
The Trojan Horse (2008, mini-series)
Everything She Ever Wanted (2009, mini-series)

Peg + Cat (voice, 2013-2015)
Kim’s Convenience (2016-)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
La Femme Nikita (1998)

L’or (2001)
Blue Murder (2001)
Witchblade (2001, 2002)
Street Time (2002)
Odyssey 5 (2002, 2003)
Doc (2003)
1-800-Missing (2003)
Kojak (2005)
This is Wonderland (2005, 2006)
ReGenesis (2006)
The Best Years (2007)
M.V.P. (2008)
Instant Star (2008)
Being Erica (2009)

Unnatural History (2010)
Warehouse 13 (2010)
Rookie Blue (2010)
Lost Girl (2010)
Little Mosque on the Prairie (2012)
The Firm (2012)
Orphan Black (2013, 2016)
The Lottery (2014)
Remedy (2014, 2015)
Beauty and the Beast(2015)
The Expanse (2015)
Private Eyes (2016)
Baroness Von Sketch Show (2016)
Shoot the Messenger (2016)
Incorporated (2016)

Web Series:
Save me (2017)

The Meaning of Life, movie, poster,