Byun at an autograph event in Myeong-dong, October 2018
|Born||April 29, 1986|
Incheon, South Korea
|Education||Korea National University of Arts - Acting|
|Revised Romanization||Byeon Yo-han|
Byun Yo-han (born April 29, 1986) is a South Korean actor.
He made his acting debut in 2011, and appeared in over 30 short films as a student of Korea National University of Arts. The then-unknown actor rose to fame in 2014 with a supporting role in the popular workplace cable series Misaeng: Incomplete Life.
In 2015, he starred in leading roles in indie hit Socialphobia and the romantic comedy Ex-Girlfriends' Club. In the same year, he also played in historical drama Six Flying Dragons as the best swordsman in Samhan Korea. Byun then starred alongside Kim Yoon-seok in the fantasy drama film Will You Be There?.
In 2018, he starred in the hit drama Mr. Sunshine, which became one of the highest-rated dramas in Korean cable television history.
|2011||Working on Saturday||Do-yeon||Short film|
|Seventeen in Summer||Tae-gu||Short film|
|Dear Catastrophe||Yo-han||Short film|
|2012||The Night of the Witness||Yoo Ji-hoon||Short film|
|Crow Boy||Beom-joon||Short film|
|Picnic Together||Short film|
|Magic Hour||Sang-hoon||Short film|
|Juvenile Offender||Male guest with donut|
|Three Mirrors||Stalker||Short film|
|Hyun-soo's Story||Short film|
|2014||Tinker Ticker||Park Jung-gu|||
|No Tears for the Dead||Song Joon-ki|||
|Madonna||Dr. Im Hyeok-gyu|||
|2016||Phantom Detective||Gwang Eun-hoi shadow man||Special appearance|
|Will You Be There?||young Soo-hyun|
|2017||A Day||Lee Min-chul|||
|2018||My Dream Class||Han Gi-tak||Short film|
|2021||The Sun Does Not Move||David Kim||Japanese film|
|The Book of Fish||Chang Dae|||
|TBA||She's Dead / 그녀가 죽었다|||
|Hansan / 한산||Wakisaka|||
|2012||Vampire Prosecutor 2||Kim Joon||OCN||Ep.1|
|2014||Misaeng: Incomplete Life||Han Seok-yool||tvN|
|2015||Ex-Girlfriends' Club||Bang Myung-soo|
|2015-2016||Six Flying Dragons||Ddang-sae / Lee Bang-ji||SBS|
|2018||Mr. Sunshine||Kim Hee-sung||tvN|
Awards and nominations
|2014||40th Seoul Independent Film Festival||Independent Star Award||Socialphobia||Won|||
|2015||2nd Wildflower Film Awards||Best New Actor||Tinker Ticker||Nominated|||
|51st Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (Film)||Socialphobia||Nominated|||
|24th Buil Film Awards||Best New Actor||Won|||
|Cine21 Movie Award||Won|
|36th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Nominated|||
|4th APAN Star Awards||Misaeng: Incomplete Life||Won|||
|23rd SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Six Flying Dragons||Won||rowspan=2| |
|New Star Award||Won|
|Korea Film Actors Association Awards||Popular Movie Star||Socialphobia||Won|||
|2016||7th Korea Film Reporters Association Awards
|Best New Actor||Won|||
|21st Chunsa Film Festival||Best New Actor||Nominated|
|52nd Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (TV)||Six Flying Dragons||Nominated|
|Most Popular Actor (TV)||Nominated|
|2017||54th Grand Bell Awards||Best New Actor||Will You Be There?||Nominated|
|37th Golden Cinema Film Festival||Popularity Award||Won|||
|1st Korea Musical Awards||Best New Actor||Hedwig and the Angry Inch||Nominated|
|2019||14th Soompi Awards||Top Excellence Actor in a Supporting role||Mr. Sunshine||Nominated|
- 연기에 앞서 마음부터 비운다. Cine21 (in Korean). 28 January 2014.
- Hong, Grace Danbi (1 February 2015). "Byun Yo Han Talks About Acting in Misaeng and EXO's Su Ho". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 15 February 2016.
- Hong, Hye-jin (2 April 2015). "Byun Yo-han and Song Ji-hyo shows off chemistry". K-pop Herald.
- Kwon, Ji-youn (1 May 2015). "Meet members of Ex-girlfriend Club". The Korea Times.
- "Who are the 'Six Flying Dragons'?". Kpop Herald. 22 September 2015.
- "Byun Yo-han, from rookie to leading actor, proves there was a good reason for the success". Hancinema. TV Report. 3 November 2015.
- "Kim Yun-seok and Byun Yo-han cast in lead roles". Kpop Herald. 14 January 2016.
- "Inspired actor looks to the future: After years of making independent films, Byun Yo-han is ready to shine". Korea JoongAng Daily. 26 December 2016.
- "Byun Yo-han to star in Kim Eun-sook's "Mr. Sunshine"". Hancinema. Ilgan Sports. 17 July 2017.
- '들개' '우는남자' 변요한, '제2의 이제훈' 주목. Nocutnews (in Korean). 25 March 2014.
- Conran, Pierce (28 March 2014). "In Focus: Tinker Ticker". Korean Cinema Today.
- '마돈나' 감독 "변요한 순한 얼굴, 상반된 매력 있다" 극찬. TV Report (in Korean). 18 June 2015.
- "[Interview] 'Phantom Detective' Lee Je-hoon, "I want to make a sequel with Byun Yo-han"". Hancinema. Herald Corporation. 4 May 2016.
- "Time-loop film 'A Day' repeats same accident in different ways". Kpop Herald. 8 June 2017.
- "변요한X공승연X박희순 '별리섬' 25일 첫선…포스터+예고편 공개". Sports Chosun (in Korean). 11 October 2018.
- "HAN Hyo-joo and BYUN Yo-han Cast in Japanese Film". Korean Film Biz Zone. January 23, 2020.
- Choi Young-joo (15 December 2020). "이준익 감독·설경구·변요한 '자산어보', 2021년 개봉". nocutnews.
- "변요한, 영화 '그녀가 죽었다' 주인공…신혜선과 재회". News1 Korea. September 9, 2020.
- "BYUN Yo-han Speaks Up for VOICE". Korean Film Biz Zone. November 27, 2019.
- "'한산: 용의 출현', 박해일-변요한-안성기 등 캐스팅 확정... '명량' 흥행 잇는다". Star Daily News. May 15, 2020.
- ‘반지 컬렉터’ 변요한, “제 양손의 반지는요~”. Star1 (in Korean). 26 January 2015.
- "Byun Yo-han to take-on iconic role of 'Hedwig'". Kpop Herald. 21 February 2016.
- Yoon, Ina (29 December 2014). "Winners at the 40th Seoul Independent Film Festival". Korean Cinema Today.
- Ma, Kevin (1 April 2015). "Girl at My Door leads Wildflower nominations". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 15 April 2015.
- "′백상예술대상′ 남자 신인상 후보, 이민호vs변요한vs강하늘..수상자는?" (in Korean). Chosun Biz. 12 May 2015.
- Conran, Pierce (8 October 2015). "THE SHAMLESS Triumphs at the 24th Buil Film Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone.
- 청룡영화제 신인상, 이민호-이유영 대종상 기운 이어갈까 (in Korean). Sports Today. 26 November 2015. Retrieved 2016-01-19.
- "Kim Soo-hyun wins grand prize at APAN Star Awards". Kpop Herald. 29 November 2015.
- "SBS Drama Awards 2015 Winners". Hancinema. 31 December 2015.
- "LEE Byung-hun, YOO Ah-in and HAN Hyo-joo Take Top Star Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. 30 December 2015.
- "Jeon Do-yeon named best actress". Korea JoongAng Daily. 28 January 2016.
- "Korean reporters pick 'The Throne' as best film of 2015". Kpop Herald. 21 January 2016.
- 변요한, 황금촬영상 시상식서 '남자 베스트상' 수상.."감격스럽다". The Star (in Korean). 28 August 2017.[permanent dead link]
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