Born in Seoul, South Korea, he is the son of Je Yeun and June Yeun. He attended Kalamazoo College and majored in Psychology. He showed his passion for acting at his first year at College and began accepting to be a member of acting group Monkapult at the second year. In 2005, he moved to Chicago and worked as a part of comedy group Stir Friday Night. Is a Korean American actor best known for portraying Glenn Rhee on the The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series. Yeun has also appeared in independent film and short films, and has provided his voice for video games. When he realized his love for acting he went to study theatre in college instead of med school. He earned various roles in The Big Bang Theory (as Sebastian), My Name is Jerry (as Chaz) and different commercials for Best Buy, Apple, and Milky Way. He is currently living in L.A. Was a member of the Second City comedy troupe in Chicago.
Name: Yeun Sang Yeop
Date of Birth: December 21, 1983
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Place of Residence: Los Angeles, California
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Education: Kalamazoo College
Height: 5’9”/1.75 cm
Weight: 147 lbs/67 kg
Shoe size: 8
Dress size: 10
Waist Size: 32
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Relationships: Currently he has been linked with The Walking Dead’s co- actress Lauren Cohan(Lauren Cohan Height and Weight Stats). But the rumors are not been confirmed by either Steven not by Lauren. They have also been spotted meeting in private places and shopping malls.
Awards and Honors:
- 2011- Saturn Award, Best Supporting Actor on Television, Nominated
Hobbies and Interests: Play guitar. sport
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Food: Asian fusion bao buns
Favorite Music: Rage Against the Machine
Favorite Movie: “Chew”, “Searching for Sugar Man” “Dear Zachary”
Favorite Actor: Peter Davison
Favorite TV Show: The Simpsons
Favorite Book: Haruki Murakami’s “After the Quake”
Favorite Sport: Hockey, football and basketball.
- He speaks a good Korean.
- He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kalamazoo College in 2005.
- Steven was born in Korea. He and his family moved to the United States, to the state of Michigan – just like his character Glenn in the AMC hit TV series The Walking Dead.
- He has a brother whom he lived with in Chicago while he pursued acting.
- He also has a pet dog called Agnes, which is a mixed breed between Golden Retriever and Poodle.
- Steven is an investor of a Korean-Mediterranean fusion restaurant in Koreatown, Los Angeles called ‘The Bun Shop’.
- Steven Yeun has voice acted in two games as a Korean soldier; these were Crysis(2007) and Crysis Warhead (2008).
- Glenn Rhee in The Walking Dead was Steven’s second television acting role, and by far his most popular.
- He took boxing to get into shape.
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