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12 Facts About The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun


When you’re watching a television show or reading a book, you should probably try and not build an emotional connection with the characters in the series. Writers just love to ruin everything by killing off our favorite characters. For example:

  • Finnick Odair in ‘The Hunger Games’
  • Snape in ‘Harry Potter’
  • Denny in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

It seems like killing off the lovable characters is something that all writers like to do. For those that are all caught up with The Walking Dead, you may have bawled your eyes out after learning that the beloved Glenn kicked the bucket. Did you see how gruesome his eye was?!

This may be the last of Glenn Rhee but it for sure isn’t the last of actor Steven Yeun. Before he was killing zombies he was doing some other rad things. Here are 12 interesting facts about Yeun.  

Although many people tend to stay away from North Korea, the actor has visited the country before with television host Conan O’Brien.

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Before becoming an actor, Yeun was studying psychology at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 2005 he got his bachelor’s in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience.


He gained an interest in improv during his freshman year in college and went on to become a part of the Stir Friday Night, a sketch comedy group composed of Asian-American members.


And even though cast and crew of The Walking Dead is one big happy family, he admits that he HATED Lori on the show.  

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