Justin Chon is back on The VRO to talk about ‘Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ and to update us on what he has been doing. Justin Jitae Chon (born May 29, 1981) is a Korean American actor. Chon was born in Garden Grove, California and was raised in Irvine, California. Chon’s hobbies are surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. His mother made Chon learned to play the violin, and later on played guitar. His father was a South Korean actor back in the days where film was watch in black and white. Chon grew up watching his father’s films, which eventually inspired him to pursue acting. He started acting in 2005 in shows such as Jack & Bobby and Taki & Luci. He came to fame in 2006 when he played Peter Wu in the Disney Channel film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior. He also played Tony Lee in the Nickelodeon sitcom Just Jordan. In 2008, he played Eric Yorkie in the film Twilight, based on the book by Stephenie Meyer. Justin reprises his role as Eric Yorkie in Twilight’s sequels, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn Parts 1 and 2. He also acts in many YouTube videos for a comedy group called YTF.
Take a listen to both of our interviews with Justin.