Go Kyung-pyo

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Go Kyung-pyo
Go Kyung-pyo headshot.jpg
In January 2014
Born (1990-06-11) June 11, 1990 (age 27)
South Korea
Other names Ko Kyung-pyo
Education Konkuk University
Occupation
Years active 2010-present
Agent CL& Company
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Go Gyeong-pyo
McCune–Reischauer Ko Kyŏngp'yo

Go Kyung-pyo (Hangul고경표; born June 11, 1990) is a South Korean actor and comedian. He gained recognition for his role in the television series Reply 1988 (2015-16) and has since starred in Jealousy Incarnate (2016) and Chicago Typewriter (2017). Go will star in his first leading role in KBS2's Strongest Deliveryman in July 2017.

Career[edit]

2010–2014: Beginnings and SNL Korea[edit]

Go made his acting debut in 2010, and became a cast member of live sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live Korea for its first three seasons.[1][2][3][4] Since then, he has featured in the sitcom Standby (2012) and dramas Flower Boys Next Door (2013) and Cantabile Tomorrow (2014).

2015–present: Rising popularity[edit]

Go gained wider recognition with his roles in Reply 1988 (2015) and Jealousy Incarnate (2016).[5][6][7] He received the "New Star Award" at the 2016 SBS Drama Awards for his role in the latter.

In 2017, Go starred in tvN's fantasy-romance drama Chicago Typewriter alongside Yoo Ah-in and Im Soo-jung.[8][9][10] The same year, he was cast in his first leading role in KBS's drama Strongest Deliveryman alongside Chae Soo-bin.[11][12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Jungle Fish 2 Bong Il-tae
2012 Graduation Trip short film
A Millionaire on the Run Hyung-chul
2013 The Story of Man & Woman short film
Horror Stories 2 Go Byung-shin segment: "The Escape"
Believe Me Yoon-seong
2014 One Summer Night Joon-ki short film
Man on High Heels Jin-woo
The Admiral: Roaring Currents Oh Duk-yi
2015 Casa Amor: Exclusive for Ladies Pyo Kyeong-soo (cameo)
Coin Locker Girl Chi-do
The Treacherous Grand Prince Jinseong

Television series[edit]

In February 2016
Year Title Role Network
2010 Jungle Fish - Season 2 Bong Il-tae KBS2
2011 I Believe in Love Kwon Pil-young
2012 Operation Proposal Song Chan-wook TV Chosun
Standby Kim Kyung-pyo MBC
God's Quiz - Season 3 Seo In-gak (guest, episodes 10-12) OCN
2013 Flower Boys Next Door Oh Dong-hoon tvN
Potato Star 2013QR3 Noh Min-hyuk
2014 Cantabile Tomorrow Yoo Il-rak KBS2
2015 Warm and Cozy Jung-min (guest, episodes 1-2) MBC
2015-2016 Reply 1988 Sung Sun-woo tvN
2016 Jealousy Incarnate Go Jung-won SBS
2017 Chicago Typewriter Yoo Jin-oh tvN
Strongest Deliveryman Choi Kang-soo KBS2

Variety show[edit]

In April 2016
Year Title Network Notes
2009 Nicole the Entertainer's
Introduction to Veterinary Science
Mnet
2011-2012 Saturday Night Live Korea tvN Cast member (seasons 1-3)
2015 Infinity Challenge MBC 416-417
2016 Youth Over Flowers: Africa tvN Cast member

Discography[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Year Title Notes
2013 "I Wake Up Because of You" duet with Kim Seul-gie;
track from Flower Boys Next Door OST[13][14]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2013 24th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor Scary Story 2 Nominated
2016 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards Coinlocker Girl Nominated
2016 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Romantic-Comedy Drama Jealousy Incarnate Nominated
New Star Award Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hwang, Hyo-jin (26 January 2012). "My Name Is: Ko Kyung-pyo". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  2. ^ Hwang, Hyo-jin (26 January 2012). "Ko Kyung-pyo: I perform on the streets with my friends". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  3. ^ Hwang, Hyo-jin (26 January 2012). "Ko Kyung-pyo: When I'm having a tough time, I feel better after drawing". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  4. ^ Hwang, Hyo-jin (26 January 2012). "Ko Kyung-pyo: I've collected 300,000 won worth of graphic novels". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  5. ^ Suk, Monica (15 March 2012). "Simon D, Ko Kyeong-pyo join upcoming MBC sitcom". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  6. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (16 January 2013). "Flower Boy Ko Kyung Pyo Reveals his Character's Trouble-Making Side". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  7. ^ Jin, Min-ji (19 May 2015). "Cast confirmed for next Reply drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-05-20. 
  8. ^ Choi, R. (20 February 2017). "Yoo Ah In, Im Soo Jung, And Go Kyung Pyo Confirmed For Upcoming tvN Fantasy Drama". Soompi. Retrieved 2017-05-17. 
  9. ^ "Mysterious in 'Chicago Typewriter', Go Kyung Pyo is Cute Behind The Screen". WoW Keren. 17 April 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-17. 
  10. ^ Kim, So-yeon (6 March 2017). "‘Chicago Typewriter’ to air in April, starring Yoo Ah-in, Im Soo-jung, Go Kyung-pyo". KPop Herelad. Retrieved 2017-05-17. 
  11. ^ Park, A. (16 May 2017). "Go Kyung Pyo Lands First Lead Role In Upcoming Drama". Soompi. Retrieved 2017-05-17. 
  12. ^ "KBS 측 "고경표, '최강배달꾼' 확정…채수빈과 호흡"(공식)". Xports News. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-17. 
  13. ^ Park, Hyun-min (25 February 2013). "Kim Seul Ki to Debut as an OST Singer with Ko Kyung Pyo for Flower Boys Next Door". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  14. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (27 February 2013). "Kim Seul Ki Gets Sweet With Ko Kyung Pyo in Flower Boys Next Door MV". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 

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