Ahn Bo-hyun

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Ahn Bo-hyun
Ahn Bo-hyeon.jpg
Born (1988-05-16) May 16, 1988 (age 32)
EducationDaekyeung University – Department of Modeling
OccupationActor & Model
AgentFN Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationAn Bo-hyeon
McCune–ReischauerAn Po-hyŏn

Ahn Bo-hyun (born May 16, 1988) is a South Korean actor. He originally debuted as a model. [1][2] Since his acting debut in 2014, he has appeared in various films and television dramas including, Descendants of the Sun (2016), Dokgo Rewind (2018), Her Private Life (2019). Ahn achieved success and made a turning point within his acting career through Itaewon Class (2020).

Early life[edit]

Bo-hyun was born in Busan, South Korea on May 16, 1988. As a graduate from Busan Sports High School, he used to participate in amateur boxing competitions and previously won a gold medal. [3]



Year Title Role
2016 Hiya[4] Lee Jin-sang
2018 Dokgo Rewind Pyo Taejin
2019 Memories of a Dead End [ko] Tae-Goo

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Ref.
2014 Golden Cross KBS2
Two Mothers
My Secret Hotel Sang-hoon tvN
2015 The Dearest Lady [ko] Lee Bong-gil MBC
2016 Descendants of the Sun Im Kwang-nam KBS2
After the Show Ends [ko] Cha Kang-woo tvN
My Runway Wang Rin MBC Dramanet
2017 Wednesday 3:30 PM Baek Seung-kyu SBS Plus
My Only Love Song Moo-myung Netflix
2018 Hide and Seek Baek Do-hoon MBC [5]
2019 Her Private Life Nam Eun-ki tvN [6]
2020 Itaewon Class Jang Geun-won jTBC
Kairos Seo Do-kyun MBC [7]

Variety Show Appearances[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2018 Radio Star (TV series) MBC Ep 577
2020 Running Man SBS Ep 498
Baek Jong-won's Alley Restaurant SBS Ep 114-115
I Live Alone (TV series) MBC Ep 339-340, 345, 370
Knowing Bros JTBC Ep 232

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2020 56th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV) Itaewon Class Nominated [8]
Brand of the Year Awards 2020 Rising star actor of the year Won [9]
7th APAN Star Awards Best New Actor Pending [10]
5th Asia Artist Awards 2020 Popularity Award (Actor) N/A Nominated [11]
Best Emotive Award (Actor) N/A Won [12]
Choice Award N/A Won


  1. ^ Oh, Ara (22 March 2016). "[bnt pictorial] Actor Ahn Bo-Hyun, 'As One Says'". BNTNews. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  2. ^ Khelil, Nawael (14 August 2014). "Model Ahn Bo-Hyun Will Protect The Secret Hotel". BNTNews. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  3. ^ Sunio, Patti. "Itaewon Class villain Ahn Bo-hyun – get to know the Korean drama and YouTube star who is best friends with Sehun of K-pop boy group Exo". SCMP. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Itaewon Class villain Ahn Bo-hyun – get to know the Korean drama and YouTube star who is best friends with Sehun of K-pop boy group Exo". Soompi. 13 May 2020. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  5. ^ "안보현, MBC 새 주말극 '숨바꼭질' 합류…"대선배들과 연기, 영광"". TV Report (in Korean). July 3, 2018.
  6. ^ "안보현-박진주-정제원-홍서영, '그녀의 사생활' 출연 확정 (공식)". MK Sports (in Korean). February 28, 2019.
  7. ^ "신성록·이세영·안보현·남규리, '카이로스' 라인업 확정(공식)". YTN (in Korean). May 8, 2020.
  8. ^ MacDonald, Joan (May 8, 2020). "Baeksang Arts Awards Announces Nominees And Plans To Proceed Without An Audience". Forbes. Archived from the original on May 10, 2020. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  9. ^ Lee, Min-ji (May 8, 2020). "방탄소년단X싹쓰리X강다니엘 '올해의 브랜드 대상' 선정(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). Daum. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  10. ^ Kim, Myung-mi (November 13, 2020). "APAN STAR AWARDS' 우수상 후보 공개, 박보검부터 지창욱까지". naver (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  11. ^ "2020 Asia Artist Award Actor Shortlist". Twitter.
  12. ^ "Winners Of The 2020 Asia Artist Awards". soompi. 28 November 2020.

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