Life and Career Edit
Larkin was born in Daegu, South Korea in 1987. At four months old, he was adopted by parents of Irish and French-Canadian descent and was raised in Hebron, Connecticut. He lived in Harlem, New York for seven years before moving to Los Angeles, California. He met his biological mother in 2012. He formerly worked as a doorman in Times Square and waited tables in between acting jobs.
In 2001, Larkin was discovered by director Martha Coolidge and cast in the lead role of the young son in Hallmark Entertainment's The Flamingo Rising. He then went on to train at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts before entering Fordham College at Lincoln Center as a theater major. Midway through his sophomore year, Larkin made his professional theater debut in the off-Broadway production of Back from the Front. Prior to college graduation, he took off fall semester of his senior year to play the titular character in Kafka on the Shore at Steppenwolf in Chicago. He relocated to Los Angeles after booking several off-Broadway productions, multiple co-starring roles on One Life to Live and a recurring role in the CW pilot Cooper and Stone.
For full filmography, see IMDb.
- His birth name is 윤하정 (Yoon Ha-Chung).
- He plays in the band D'Artagnan with Wade Allain-Marcus and Adam Stern. Their track "Confession" was a winner of the 2012 Red Bull Soundstage Competition. It appears on the soundtrack of the feature film We Made This Movie, as well as the CW series The 100.
- "Carry Hatchet" is a solo music project of his. The band's debut album is entitled The News Today and was released September 29, 2015.
- He is close personal friends with Devon Bostick, Lindsey Morgan, Bob Morley, and Eliza Taylor.
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