In the late 1990s, Yu began appearing on television. In 1998 he appeared in one episode of The Sentinel. In 2001, he was the voice of the Cook in several episodes of the PBS children’s animated series, Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat and also in an episode of Dark Angel. From 2002 – 2004, he appeared in three episodes of Da Vinci’s Inquest. He was seen in one episode of Gather Up Little People episodes of Dead Like Me in 2003, two episodes of The Dead Zone in 2003 and 2004, as well as playing the Chinese son in the film Spook in 2003. In 2005, he also supplied the voice of Wendy’s Butler in an episode of the animated series The Cramp Twins. He is also friends with Selene Rose – notable member of UBC Improv of Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2006, Yu appeared in the television shows Intelligence, and Masters Of Horror. In 2007 he played Dennis in When a Man Falls in the Forest and Wayne Kwan in an episode of Eureka. Most recently, Yu was seen as Kam Fong on the series JPod. Yu was part of the recurring cast for Mr. Young.