Jang Ki-yong

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Jang Ki-yong
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Jang in 2018
Born (1992-08-07) August 7, 1992 (age 26)
Ulsan, South Korea
Other namesChang Ki-yong
EducationYong In University – Department of Musical Theater
Seokyeong University – Department of Performing Arts
Occupation
  • Model
  • Actor
Years active2012–present
Agent
Height1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationJang Gi-yong
McCune–ReischauerChang Kiyong

Jang Ki-yong (born August 7, 1992) is a South Korean model and actor. He is best known for his roles in the television series Confession Couple (2017), My Mister (2018) and Come and Hug Me (2018).

Career[edit]

Jang began his career as a model in 2012 at the Seoul Fashion Week.[1] In 2014, Jang won the Fashion Model Award at the 2014 Asian Model Awards ceremony.[2] The same year, he debuted as an actor through It's Okay, That's Love.[3] Later that year he was cast in the dramas The Greatest Marriage and Schoolgirl Detectives.[4][5]

In 2017, he gained popularity with his supporting character in Confession Couple as Jang Na-ra's college senior.[1][6]

In 2018, Jang was cast in My Mister as a cold-hearted loan shark.[7] Jang was cast in his first leading role in the melodrama Come and Hug Me, taking on the role of a detective who has a fated relationship with his childhood friend.[8] The same year, he was confirmed to make his big screen debut in the crime action film Bad Guys, based on the OCN drama of the same name.[9]

In 2019, Jang was cast in OCN's action drama Kill It, playing a cold-hearted killer.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Ref.
2014 It's Okay, That's Love Sam SBS [3]
The Greatest Marriage Bae Deu-ro TV Chosun [4]
Schoolgirl Detectives Ahn Chae-joon JTBC [5]
2015 This is My Love Lee Suk-tae [11]
We Broke Up Seo Hyun-woo Naver TV Cast [12]
2016 Beautiful Mind Nam Ho-young KBS2 [13]
Love for a Thousand More Jason Naver TV Cast [14]
2017 The Liar and His Lover Ji In-ho tvN [15]
Some Guy Sung Ki-je Naver TV Cast [16]
Confession Couple Jung Nam-gil KBS2 [1]
The Boy Next Door Sung Gi-jae Dingo Studios [17]
2018 My Mister Lee Kwang-il tvN [18]
Come and Hug Me Chae Do-jin MBC [19]
2019 Touch Your Heart Top star (cameo) tvN [20]
Kill It Kim Soo-hyun OCN [21]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Ref.
2019 Bad Guys: The Movie TBA [22]

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes Ref.
2016 Tribe of Hip Hop JTBC Top 10 Finalist [23]

Music video[edit]

Year Title Artist Ref.
2013 "Red Shoes" IU [24]
"Friday" [25]
2016 "When in Hongdae" Hongdae Kwang [26]
"The End" Kwon Jin-ah [27]

Discography[edit]

Year Title Album Notes
2013 "EyeKiss" (with Lovelybut) Chapter.4 You And Me Song
2017 "Some Guys" (with Choi Woo-shik) Some Guy OST [28]
2018 “Paradise Tree” Come and Hug Me OST [29]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2014 9th Asia Model Awards Fashion Model Award N/A Won [2]
2015 30th Korea's Best Dresser Swan Awards Best Dressed Model Won [30]
2017 31st KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Confession Couple Nominated
2018 6th APAN Star Awards My Mister Won [31]
2nd The Seoul Awards Best New Actor (Drama) My Mister, Come and Hug Me Nominated [32]
3rd Asia Artist Awards Rookie Award N/A Won [33]
8th Korea Hallyu Awards Rising Star Award Won [34]
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama Come and Hug Me Won [35]
Best Couple Award (with Jin Ki-joo) Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "[INTERVIEW] Model-turned actor becomes TV heartthrob". The Korea Times. November 26, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "장기용, `패션 모델상 감사합니다` [MBN포토]". Maeil Business Newspaper (in Korean). January 18, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "아이유의 그 남자 장기용, '괜찮아, 사랑이야' 통해 배우 신고식". Hankyung (in Korean). August 14, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "\'최고의 결혼\' 장기용 \"모델보다 말로 표현하는 연기가 더 어려워\"". MTV Daily (in Korean). September 22, 2014.
  5. ^ a b "장기용, '선암여고 탐정단' 진지희 오빠로 첫등장··· 설렘주의보 발동". Newsway (in Korean). June 6, 2015.
  6. ^ Moon Ji-yeon (December 6, 2017). "[SC초점] "좋은 자극"…양세종·우도환·장기용이 말한 '92라인'". Sports Chosun (in Korean).
  7. ^ Kim Min-jung (February 20, 2018). "'나의 아저씨' 이선균-오달수-송새벽, '아저씨 삼형제' 첫 스틸 공개!". iMBC (in Korean).
  8. ^ Jung Da-hoon (March 23, 2018). "[공식] '이리와 안아줘' 허준호-장기용-진기주 캐스팅 확정, 5월 중순 첫 방송". SE Daily (in Korean).
  9. ^ "KIM Sang-joong, Don LEE and KANG Ye-won Return for BAD GUYS: THE MOVIE KIM A-joong and JANG Ki-yong Join OCN Action Drama Screen Adaptation". Korean Film Biz Zone. August 7, 2018.
  10. ^ "Jang Ki-yong, Nana to star in new action series". Kpop Herald. January 7, 2019.
  11. ^ "'사랑하는 은동아' 장기용, 이 훈남은 누구지?". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). June 1, 2015.
  12. ^ "Young models challenge acting". The Korea Times. June 12, 2016.
  13. ^ "장기용, '뷰티풀 마인드' 캐스팅". Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). June 3, 2016.
  14. ^ "강승윤-황승언-김진우, 웹드라마 '천년째 연애중' 출연 확정". The Star (in Korean). October 27, 2016.
  15. ^ "tvN '그녀는 거짓말을 너무 사랑해' 장기용 등장! 여심 스틸러". YTN (in Korean). March 21, 2017.
  16. ^ "Choi Wooshik, Jang Hee-ryung and Chang Ki-yong in "Flirty Boy and Girl - 2017"". Asiae. Hancinema. December 22, 2016.
  17. ^ "장기용, 자취 브로맨스 '썸남' 주인공 확정…최우식과 호흡 [공식]". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). December 23, 2016.
  18. ^ "Chang Ki-yong to Star in tvN's "My Mister"". News1. Hancinema. December 3, 2017.
  19. ^ "허준호X장기용X진기주, MBC '이리와 안아줘' 주인공 확정(공식)". Herald Corporation (in Korean). March 23, 2018.
  20. ^ "[단독]장기용·황찬성, tvN '진심이 닿다' 카메오 출연". Joynews24 (in Korean). January 31, 2019.
  21. ^ "'블루 아이즈' 장기용X나나 캐스팅 확정..3월 첫방(공식)". Star News (in Korean). January 7, 2019.
  22. ^ "'Bad Guys' spinoff to start shooting in September". Kpop Herald. July 26, 2018.
  23. ^ "'힙합의 민족2' 장기용 "떨렸지만 즐거웠던 시간"". Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). October 19, 2016.
  24. ^ "장기용, 아이유 '분홍신' 뮤비 출연에 관심 집중!…"잘생겼네!"". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). October 8, 2013.
  25. ^ "아이유 '금요일에 만나요' 뮤비, 장기용 외에 또다른 특별출연자는?". The Donga Ilbo (in Korean). December 20, 2013.
  26. ^ "홍대광 신곡 '홍대에 가면' MV 속 주인공 장기용, 눈빛 연기로 여심 자극". YTN (in Korean). April 26, 2016.
  27. ^ "'아이유의 남자' 장기용, 권진아 뮤비 '끝' 출연해 눈길". etoday (in Korean). October 19, 2016.
  28. ^ "웹드 '썸남' 최우식X장기용, OST로도 '브로맨스' 보인다...오늘 정오 공개". SE Daily (in Korean). April 12, 2017.
  29. ^ "장기용, 직접 부른 '이리와 안아줘' OST 공개..깜짝 팬선물". Chosun (in Korean). July 24, 2018.
  30. ^ "30주년 맞은 '코리아 베스트 드레서 시상식' 성료". SBS News (in Korean). December 27, 2015.
  31. ^ "양세종X장기용X김태리X원진아, 남녀신인상 공동수상 영예[2018 APAN]". Osen (in Korean). October 13, 2018.
  32. ^ "'제2회 더 서울어워즈' 10월27일 개최, 드라마-영화 각 부문별 후보공개". iMBC (in Korean). September 28, 2018.
  33. ^ "BTS win the Daesang at Asia Artist Awards 2018 – and are among Artists Of The Year". Metro. November 28, 2018.
  34. ^ "장기용 '오늘 라이징 스타상 받아요'(2018 대한민국 한류대상)". Sports Hankooki (in Korean). December 7, 2018.
  35. ^ "소지섭 '데뷔 23년 만에 첫 대상'(mbc연기대상)[포토엔HD]". Newsen (in Korean). December 31, 2018.

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