January 10, 1976
|Education||Sangmyung University – Stage Design |
Hongik University – Master's degree in Advertising and Public Relations
|Spouse(s)||Shim Yi-young (m. 2014)|
|Revised Romanization||Choe Won-yeong|
|Revised Romanization||Choe Seong-uk|
Choi Won-young made his acting debut in 2002's Sex Is Zero, and has since appeared in both film and television. But his most notable roles have been in the TV dramas While You Were Sleeping and A Hundred Year Legacy, as well as the low-budget crime thriller Your Time Is Up, which premiered at the 2012 Busan International Film Festival.
Choi married actress Shim Yi-young on February 28, 2014 at the Grand Ballroom of the COEX Walkerhill Hotel in Samseong-dong. Choi and Shim met while filming the 2013 TV series A Hundred Year Legacy, where they played a married couple. On June 23, 2014, Choi's wife, actress Shim Yi-young gave birth to their first child, a daughter.[unreliable source?] The couple's second daughter was born on June 14, 2017.[unreliable source?]
|2002||Sex Is Zero||Park Chan-soo|
|2004||To Catch a Virgin Ghost||Han-seok|
|2005||Tarzan Park Heung-suk||Kang Hyun-woo|
|Love in Magic||Han Joon-seok|
|2006||Mr. Wacky||Student teacher 1|
|2009||Chaw||Sibi prosecutor (cameo)|
|2010||The Outlaw||Park Sung-chul|
|2011||Earth Rep Rolling Stars||Jack (voice)||animated|
|In Love and War||Jae-bok (cameo)|
|Perfect Game||Sportscaster (cameo)|
|Ghost Sweepers||Choi Seung-woo (cameo)|
|Confession of Murder||Jeong Tae-seok|
|2013||Your Time Is Up||Seok-ho|
|Short! Short! Short! 2013||Dong-kyu||segment: "Waltzing on Thunder"|
|2014||The Plan Man||Kang Byung-soo|
|2015||Looking for My Family||Tae-seong|
|2006||Drama City "She's Smiling"||Hyung-jin||KBS2|
|2007||Heaven & Earth||Jang Young-min||KBS1|
|2008||You Are My Destiny||Nam Gyeong-woo|
|2009||Two Wives||Lee Young-min||SBS|
|Queen Seondeok||General Gyebaek||MBC|
|Hometown of Legends "Silent Village"||Jin-sung||KBS2|
|2010||Definitely Neighbors||Chae Ki-hoon||SBS|
|Drama Special "After the Opera"||Lee Joong-do||KBS2|
|Stormy Lovers||Lee Tae-hoon||MBC|
|2011||While You Were Sleeping||Yoon Min-joon||SBS|
|2012||Tasty Life||Kang In-chul|
|2013||A Hundred Year Legacy||Kim Chul-gyu||MBC|
|Wonderful Mama||Homeless man
(cameo, episode 8)
|Dating Agency: Cyrano||Sommelier
(cameo, episode 1)
|After School: Lucky or Not||Priest (cameo)||Nate Hoppin/|
|The Heirs||Yoon Jae-ho||SBS|
|2014||Three Days||Kim Do-jin|
|Drama Special "Climb the Sky Walls"||Coach||KBS2|
|Diary of a Night Watchman||King Haejong
|Secret Door||Chae Je-gong||SBS|
|2015||Kill Me, Heal Me||Ahn Gook||MBC|
|Hello Monster||Lee Joon-ho||KBS2|
|Second 20s||Kim Woo-chul||tvN|
|2016||Come Back Mister||Cha Jae-guk||SBS|
|The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop||Sung Tae-pyung||KBS2|
|Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth||Ahn Ji|
|2017||While You Were Sleeping||(guest appearance)||SBS|
|Mad Dog||Joo Hyun-gi||KBS2|
|2018||Sky Castle||Hwang Chi-young||JTBC|
|Where Stars Land||Han Jae-young||SBS|
|2019||Doctor Prisoner||Lee Jae-hoon||KBS2|
|2013||"Love in Memory"||Byul|
|2009-2010||Love's Labour's Lost||Ji-am|
Awards and Nominations
|2017||KBS Drama Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Mad Dog||Won|
- "CHOI Won-young". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-05-27.
- "A Hundred Year's Inheritance Shim Yi Young Touched by Choi Won Young's Innocence". KDramaStars. 22 April 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-27.
- "2013.3.15 Now Playing: Your Time is Up". Korea JoongAng Daily. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-27.
- "Choi Won Young and Shim Yi Young tie the knot". Allkpop. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
- "Actor couple Choi Won-young and Shim Yi-young pose before their wedding in Seoul". The Chosun Ilbo. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
- "Choi Won Young Reveals He Already Proposed to Shim Yi Young". Soompi. 26 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-26.
- "Choi Won Young and Shim Yi Young Welcome Baby Girl". Soompi. 23 June 2014. Retrieved 2016-08-31.
- "Actor Choi Won Young and actress Shim Yi Young welcome their second daughter!". allkpop. 14 June 2017. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
- Hong, Grace Danbi (16 May 2013). "SHINee's Taemin, Lee Chung Ah, and Others to Cameo on Cyrano Agency". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-05-27.
- "'SKY 캐슬' 정준호x최원영x조재윤x김병철 확정..JTBC 흥행史 잇는다[공식]". TV Report (in Korean). August 29, 2018.
- "[공식입장] 'SKY캐슬' 최원영, 차기작은 '닥터 프리즈너'…재벌2세 변신". News1 (in Korean). January 29, 2019.
- Hong, Grace Danbi (21 February 2013). "Byul Releases Love In Memory for SNS Music Drama". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-05-27.
- Choi Won-young at Saram Entertainment
- Choi Won-young on Twitter
- Choi Won-young on Cyworld (in Korean)
- Choi Won-young on Facebook
- Choi Won-young at HanCinema
- Choi Won-young at the Korean Movie Database
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