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Élodie Yung (born February 22, 1981 in Paris, France) is a French-Cambodian actress.

She is perhaps best known as Elektra Natchios in Daredevil (2015), a role which she reprises in The Defenders (2017).

She has also appeared in the films G.I. Joe: Retaliation and Gods of Egypt.

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She provides examples of the following tropes:

  • Ambiguously Brown: She's half-Cambodian, but Elektra is a Greek name — it's eventually revealed that this version of Elektra is natively of Asian descent, like Yung herself, though adopted by Greeks.
  • Badass Bookworm: She considered a career as a judge before going into acting.


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