Keone Young is a character actor from Honolulu, Hawaii. His father is Chinese, his mother is Japanese. He has guest starred in many TV shows, and is a semi-regular on the HBO series Deadwood
as Mr. Wu.
Young is also notable for voicing Grandpa in American Dragon Jake Long
and Kaz in Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
. He has also voiced Mr. Sanban in Codename: Kids Next Door
, the firebending master Jeong Jeong in an episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender
, and Chen Stormstout in World of Warcraft
He played Buck Bokai, a famous baseball player by the 24th century, in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
episode "If Wishes Were Horses". He also played Hoshi Sato's father in the Star Trek: Enterprise
episode "Vanishing Point". In Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo
, he voices the villain Commander Uehara Daizo, Saico-Tek, and other voices.
Speaking Japanese and Cantonese fluently, he is responsible for teaching Grey DeLisle
Japanese, alongside Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
co-star Janice Kawaye