Hyun Woo

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Hyun Woo
Born Kim Hyun-woo
(1985-01-18) January 18, 1985 (age 32)
South Korea
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 2008-present
Agent Glorious Entertainment
Korean name
Hangul 현우
Revised Romanization Hyeon-u
McCune–Reischauer Hyŏnu
Birth name
Hangul 김현우
Revised Romanization Gim Hyeon-u
McCune–Reischauer Kim Hyŏnu

Hyun Woo (Hangul현우; born Kim Hyun-woo on January 18, 1985) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in the television series Pasta and the sitcom I Live in Cheongdam-dong.[1][2]

In 2009, he, Lee Jang-woo and No Min-woo formed the K-pop project group 24/7, which released the single 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week, then disbanded soon after.[3] Hyun Woo also hosted Music Bank from 2010 to 2011.[4]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2009 Tae-hee, Hye-kyo, Ji-hyun Kim Hyun-woo MBC
Dream Narcissus SBS
2010 Pasta Lee Ji-hoon MBC
My Country Calls Agent Na Joon-min KBS2
Treasure Hunter FashionN
MBC Best Theater "We Teach Love" Oh Ji-hoon MBC
2011 Drama Special "Hair Show" Yoon Ho-yeol KBS2
Deep Rooted Tree Seong Sam-mun SBS
I Live in Cheongdam-dong Hyun-woo jTBC
2013 The Virus Kim In-chul OCN
Ugly Alert Kang Chul-soo SBS
2014 Drama Special "The Taste of Curry" Kyung-pyo KBS2
Gap-dong young Cha Do-hyeok tvN
My Dear Cat Yeom Chi-woong KBS1
2015 Sweet Temptation ( ) Han-woo T-ARA Web Drama
Yumi's Room Oh Ji-ram O'live
2016 Jackpot King Gyeongjong of Joseon SBS
2016 The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop Kang Tae-yang KBS


Year Title Role
2008 A Frozen Flower King's men
2013 Killer Toon Kim Young-soo
2015 Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island Vampire (cameo)
2017 You With Me

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2010 Honey Pot MBC
2010-2011 Music Bank KBS2 Host
2012 The Duet MBN
2013 Tokimeki Kandora KNTV
2014 The Human Condition - Season 2 KBS2
2015 Match Made in Heaven MBC
King of Masked Singer MBC Contestant
2015 Running Man SBS
2017 Singing Battle – Victory KBS2 Host
2017  Let's Eat Dinner Together  JTBC Guest
2017 "Battle Trip" KBS2 Guest

Musical theatre[edit]

Year Title Role
2010-2011 Really Really Like You Kang Jin-young
2014 Cafe In Kang Ji-min


Album information Track listing
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2014 KBS Drama Awards Best Actor My Dear Cat Nominated
2016 KBS Drama Awards Best Couple with Lee Se-young The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop Won


  1. ^ Wee, Geun-woo (2 February 2010). "My Name Is: Kim Hyun-woo". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-04. 
  2. ^ Lee, Nancy (14 March 2012). "Jay Park, Hyun Woo and More Wish Fans a Happy White Day". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-05-04. 
  3. ^ "24/7 Releases MV featuring SNSD YoonA". Allkpop. 3 March 2009. Archived from the original on 2 October 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-04. 
  4. ^ "Hyun Woo and Kim Min Ji are the new Music Bank MCs". Korea.com. 19 November 2010. Archived from the original on 14 October 2014. Retrieved 2013-05-04. 

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