Jang Dong-yoon

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Jang Dong-yoon
Born (1992-07-12) July 12, 1992 (age 26)
Daegu, South Korea
Alma mater Hanyang University – Economics & Finance
Occupation Actor
Years active 2016–present
Agent Clover Company
Korean name
Hangul
Revised Romanization Jang Dong-yun
McCune–Reischauer Chang Tongyun

Jang Dong-yoon (born July 12, 1992) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the popular television series School 2017 and A Poem a Day.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Beginnings: 2015[edit]

In 2015, while being a student at the Hanyang University, Jang was first caught in the media for his bravery. It was reported Jang had come across a robber with a lethal weapon, threatening a convenience store clerk with a weapon in Seoul's Gwanak District, where he had devised a quick plan to have the culprit arrested. He was recognised with a commendation from the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency for this act of heroism.[3][4] This popularity later had led him to receive many casting offers.

Acting debut: 2016–present[edit]

In 2016, Jang debuted as an actor with the Naver web drama, Women at a Game Company.[5] Later that year he was cast in the teen-mystery drama Solomon's Perjury.[6]

In 2017, he was cast in the KBS teen-romance drama School 2017.[7] The same year, he starred in the KBS Drama Special, If We Were a Season.[8]

In 2018, Jang was cast in the leading role for tvN's medical drama A Poem a Day.[9] The same year, he played a supporting role in the historical drama Mr. Sunshine.[10] Jang also made his silver screen debut with the indie film Beautiful Days, where he played Lee Na-young's son.[11][12] In December, Jang is set to star in the youth drama Dance Sports Girls which is based on the documentary of the same name.[13][14]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Ref.
2018 Beautiful Days Zhen Chen [15]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2016 Game Development Girls Gom Gae-bal Naver TV Cast Web series [5]
Solomon's Perjury Han Ji-hoon JTBC [16]
2017 Green Fever Seung-chan Naver TV Cast Web series [17]
School 2017 Song Dae-hwi KBS2 [7]
If We Were a Season Uhm Giseok Drama Special [8]
Assistant Manager Park's Private Life Julian tvN Cameo [18]
2018 A Poem a Day Shin Min-ho [9]
Mr. Sunshine Joon-young [10]
Dance Sports Girls TBA KBS2 [13]

Music video[edit]

Year Song title Artist
2016 "That 5 Minutes" 10cm
"Galaxy" Bolbbalgan4
2017 "Emptiness In Memory" Naul

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, Lily (25 July 2017). "[Lily's Take] Discovering Actor Jang Dong-yoon". Hancinema. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "6 Eye-catching Actors Born in 1992 You Should Be Aware of!". Hancinema. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  3. ^ Min Hyun (18 July 2017). "'학교 2017' 장동윤, 편의점 강도 잡아 뉴스로 데뷔…떡잎부터 남달라". MK News (in Korean). 
  4. ^ "배우 장동윤, '학교 2017' 송대휘役 싱크로율 100%". Herald Business (in Korean). 17 July 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "'게임회사 여직원들' 아이린의 '그 남자'는 누구?". TenAsia (in Korean). 26 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "'솔로몬의 위증' 신예 장동윤, 이유있는 파격 캐스팅... '남다른 눈빛'". SE Daily (in Korean). 26 November 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Jung So-young (7 June 2017). "[공식입장] '학교' 김정현·장동윤, 남주 캐스팅 확정..김세정과 호흡". OSEN (in Korean). 
  8. ^ a b Jeong Hui-yeon (14 June 2017). "장동윤, 드라마스페셜 '우리가 계절이라면' 주연 캐스팅 [공식입장]". Sports Donga (in Korean). 
  9. ^ a b "[단독]공명→장동윤, tvN '시를 잊은 그대에게' 주연". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). 3 January 2018. 
  10. ^ a b "장동윤, '미스터 선샤인' 중간 합류…"16회부터 출연"(공식입장)". MBN (in Korean). 24 August 2018. 
  11. ^ Ji Min Kyun (4 September 2017). "[공식입장] 장동윤, '뷰티풀 데이즈'로 스크린 데뷔...이나영 아들役". OSEN (in Korean). 
  12. ^ "장동윤, '뷰티풀 데이즈'로 스크린 데뷔…이나영 아들 役". Xports News (in Korean). 4 September 2017. 
  13. ^ a b "[단독]박세완·장동윤, 드라마 '땐뽀걸즈' 주인공". Ilgan Sports (in Korean). 13 September 2018. 
  14. ^ Kim Jin-seok (13 September 2018). "[단독]박세완·장동윤, 드라마 '땐뽀걸즈' 주인공". Iplus Live (in Korean). 
  15. ^ "Jang Dong-yoon to star in Beautiful Days - 2017 as Lee Na-young's son". Hancinema. 3 September 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  16. ^ ""Solomon's Perjury" casting rookies? For innocent act". Hancinema. Newsen. 14 November 2016. 
  17. ^ "[독립영화관] '내일부터 우리는' 일촉즉발? 위기일발! 진엔터테인먼트의 덕업". Newsfreezone (in Korean). 27 June 2018. 
  18. ^ "tvN 단막극 '박대리의 은밀한 사생활', 오늘(2일) 첫 출격". TenAsia (in Korean). 2 December 2017. 

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