Keone Young (born September 6, 1947) is an American actor. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Young is Chinese through his father and Japanese from his mother. He has made numerous guest appearances on several live action shows, such as Diff'rent Strokes, The Golden Girls and Family Matters to name a few.
Primarily a journeyman actor, Young rarely plays reoccurring roles, but he has portrayed some: Dr. Michael Kwan in Kay O'Brien (1986), Mr. Chu in Generations (1990), Taki Mochadomi in Marker (1995), Judge Robert Chong in The Young and the Restless (2007) and Hido Takahashi in True Blood (2013). His most prominent role was Mr. Wu (not to be confused with the The Mighty B! character) in Deadwood from 2004 to 2006.
Young has also been active in the voice over industry; he has portrayed Storm Shadow in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1985 to 1986), Kaz Harada in Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (2004 through 2006, which also starred Grey DeLisle as Yumi), Jake's grandfather (Luong Lao Shi) in American Dragon: Jake Long (2005 to 2007), Master Isao Okamoto in Kaijudo (2013) and Commander Sato in Star Wars Rebels (2015 to 2017).
His video game work includes voicing Kuzo in The Mark of Kri (2002) and its sequel Rise of the Kasai (2005), Lu Fang in Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines (2004), Hyun Jun Park in SWAT 4 (2005), Joe Hayabusa in the Ninja Gaiden franchise (2008 to 2012), Ronald Sung in Alpha Protocol (2010), Chen Stormstout in the World of Warcraft series of games (from 2012 through 2016) and Rumi Mori in Batman: The Enemy Within (2017).
Young has appeared in several films, including Baby Blue Marine (1976), Private Benjamin (1980), Alien Nation (1988), Striptease (1996), Jack (1996), Dude, Where's My Car? (2000), in the Crank franchise (2006 to 2009), Men in Black 3 (2012) and Stand Up Guys (2012).
|Episode no.||Title||Characters voiced|
|101a||"So Happy Together"||Mr. Wu|
|105b||"Super Secret Weakness"||Mr. Wu & Bear Leader|
|106b||"Woodward and Beesting"||Mr. Wu & Teen Boy|
|109a||"Boston Beean"||Mr. Wu & Open Door 3|
|113b||"Name Shame"||Mr. Wu|
- Young is credited for voicing Paint Drying Man in "Doppelfinger," however the character has no dialogue in the finished episode.
- Young's Behind the Voice Actors profile, documenting over a hundred of his roles
|Series regulars||Amy Poehler • Andy Richter • Jessica DiCicco • Dee Bradley Baker • Dannah Feinglass • Grey DeLisle|
|Recurring||Matt Besser • John Ross Bowie • Megan Cavanagh • Jessica Chaffin • Rob Corddry • Niecy Nash • Rob Paulsen • Kevin Michael Richardson • Hal Rudnick • Justin Stein • Jill Talley • Kenan Thompson • Sarah Thyre • Keone Young|
|Guest stars||Pamela Adlon • Will Arnett • Mike Bell • Paul Butcher • Jamie Denbo • Mathias Dougherty • Zachary Gordon • Jackée Harry • Artie Lange • Danny Mann • Donald Newhouse • Mike O'Malley • Suze Orman • Brian Posehn • Maya Rudolph • Dan Schneider • Audrey Wasilewski • Ken Wilson|