Ji Soo in March 2016
30 March 1993
Busan, South Korea
|Education||Digital Seoul Culture Arts University (major in Film)|
|Revised Romanization||Kim Ji-su|
Kim Ji-soo (Korean: 김지수; born 30 March 1993), professionally known as Ji Soo, is a South Korean actor.
Early life and education
Ji Soo is a student of Digital Seoul Culture Arts University, where he majors in Film.
Ji Soo made his acting debut on stage in 2009 and consequently starred in several short films, including having a leading role in the Korean-Philippines independent film Seoul Mates. He first gained recognition in high school drama Angry Mom (2015).
Ji Soo received surgery for acute osteomyelitis (inflammation of bone or bone marrow, usually due to infection) on 13 September 2016. On 27 September, he returned to filming Fantastic and was officially discharged from the hospital on 1 October.
He is part of a celebrity group of friends known as BYH48 which consists of EXO's Suho, Ryu Jun-yeol, Byun Yo-han, Lee Dong-hwi and more. The name was coined by their fans, with BYH referring to Byun Yo-han - the group's leader - and 48 is a parody of Japanese idol group AKB48. Ji Soo is also best friends with fellow actor Nam Joo-hyuk.
|2010||Boy in Pain||Short film|
|2014||Han Gong-ju||Member of Min-ho's gang|
|Seoul Mates||Joon||Indie Film|
|2016||One Way Trip||Yong-bi|||
|2012||To the Beautiful You||SBS||Student||Cameo|
|Family||KBS||Han Song-yi||Cameo (Episode 45)|
|2014||Love Frequency 37.2||MBC Every 1||Go Dong-hee's ex-boyfriend||Cameo (Episode 3)|
|2015||Angry Mom||MBC||Go Bok-dong|||
|Cheer Up!||KBS2||Seo Ha-joon|||
|2016||Page Turner||Jeong Cha-sik||Drama Special|||
|The Doctors||SBS||Kim Soo-cheol||Guest (Episodes 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8)|||
|Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo||Wang Jung|||
|Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo||MBC||Bok-joo's fellow worker||Cameo (Episode 11)|||
|2017||Strong Woman Do Bong-soon||JTBC||In Gook-du|||
|2017–2018||Bad Guys 2||OCN||Han Kang-joo|||
|2018||Ping Pong Ball||JTBC||Kim Young-joon||Drama Special|||
|2019||My First First Love||Netflix||Yoon Tae-oh|||
|2015||Lunch Box||Yong||K-Food Fair 2015|||
|2016||Celebrity Bromance||MBig TV||Cast member|||
|My Ear's Candy||tvN|||
Music video appearances
|2009||Bong-sam Wasn't There|
|Controlled Experiments on Human Subjects|
|2012||A Fool for Children|
Awards and nominations
|2015||34th MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actor in a Miniseries||Angry Mom||Nominated|
|2016||11th Max Movie Awards||Rising Star Award||N/A||Won|||
|37th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best New Actor||One Way Trip||Nominated|
|30th KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama||Page Turner||Nominated|
|Best New Actor||Nominated|
|2017||53rd Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (Television)||Strong Girl Bong-soon||Nominated|
|22nd Chunsa Film Art Awards||Best New Actor||One Way Trip||Nominated|
|2nd Asia Artist Awards||Rising Star Award||N/A||Won|||
- "'앵그리맘' 지수, JYP연습생 출신 "7년전 연극으로 데뷔"". Star News (in Korean). 6 April 2015.
- "Who is the guy held from the collar by Kim Hee-seon?". Hancinema. SBS Fune. 16 March 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
- ‘앵그리맘’ 지수 "김희선 선배, 해피 바이러스 넘친다" [인터뷰]. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 16 April 2015.
- 지수, 성장의 거듭제곱 (인터뷰). 10Asia (in Korean). 11 December 2015.
- "Ji Soo in 'Cheeky Go Go'". Hancinema. TV Report. 15 September 2015.
- "Page Turner actor Ji Soo wants to present a new side of coming-of-age story characters". Hancinema. TVJ. 18 November 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
- "'Moon Lovers – Scarlet Heart: Ryeo' reveals posters". Kpop Herald. 4 July 2016.
- "GLORY DAY Confirms Youth-led Cast". Korean Film Biz Zone. 29 April 2015.
- Lee Jae-young (8 February 2017). '힘쎈여자 도봉순' 지수, 신참 형사의 치명적 제복핏 '여심저격' ['Fighting Women', 'Death Penalty']. Xports News (in Korean).
- [단독]지수, '나쁜녀석들2' 새 주연진으로 합류. Sports Chosun (in Korean). 18 July 2017.
- "유재명X지수, JTBC 드라마페스타 탁구공' 출연확정·9월 첫방 [공식입장]". Sports Donga (in Korean). 16 August 2018.
- "Netflix announces cast for new mini-series". Korea JoongAng Daily. 15 September 2018.
- "지수X정채연X진영, '첫사랑은 처음이라서' 출연확정(공식)". Herald Corporation (in Korean). 14 September 2018.
- 윤고은 (14 September 2016). 배우 지수 급성 골수염 수술받아…"회복 중". Yonhap News Agency (in Korean). Retrieved 14 September 2016.
- '급성골수염' 지수 측 "암 아니라 다행, 회복에 최선 다할 것". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 14 September 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
- 지수 측 "입원 중 외출로 '판타스틱' 촬영, 주치의 상의 하에 결정" [공식입장]. Naver (in Korean). TV Report. 26 September 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
- `급성골수염` 지수 "오늘 건강하게 퇴원". Naver (in Korean). MK News. 2 October 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
- Dea Won (1 June 2017). [인터뷰] 변요한 "연애는 솔직하게…딴 짓 절대 안 해요" [[Interview] Sir John "Love is honest ... I will not do anything else. "]. Sports Kyunghang (in Korean). Retrieved 19 July 2017.
- Kim Ji-young (1 January 2016). "The hottest stars all belong in "byh48"". K-pop Herald.
- "현실판 브로맨스"…지수, 남주혁에 커피차 응원. Naver (in Korean). TV Report. 6 December 2016.
- "Actor Kim Ji-soo cast as Park Shin-hye's first love". Kpop Herald. 6 April 2016.
- [단독] 지수, '달의 연인' 출연 확정…대세 신예 행보. Xports News (in Korean). 25 December 2016.
- "'Fantastic' completes brilliant lineup with Park Si-yeon, Kim Tae-hoon and Ji Soo". Hancinema. Osen. 29 July 2016.
- ‘역도요정 김복주’ 측 "지수·서현 특별출연, 비중 있는 역할" (공식입장). Star MBN (in Korean). 19 December 2016.
- 지수, 왜 이래. 나 사연 있는 남자야!. Asiae (in Korean). 3 November 2015.
- "[V Report] Nam Joo-hyuk, Jisoo's Busan date". Kpop Herald. 13 July 2016.
- "TV shows spotlight new ways of communication". The Korea Herald. 29 August 2016.
- "지수, 볼빨간사춘기 '바람사람' MV 출연…안지영과 '설렘 케미'". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 28 May 2018.
- "Winners of '2016 Max Movie Best Film Awards'". Mnet. 26 February 2016.
- "Kim Hee Sun & EXO win Grand Prize Awards at the 2017 Asia Artist Awards". KBS World. 16 November 2017.