Kim Eui-sung

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Kim Eui-sung
Kim Eui-sung in 2019.
Born (1965-12-17) December 17, 1965 (age 55)
South Korea
EducationSeoul National University (B.B.A.)
Years active1988–present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Ui-seong
McCune–ReischauerKim Ŭisŏng

Kim Eui-sung (Korean김의성; born December 17, 1965) is a South Korean actor. He starred in film such as The Day a Pig Fell into the Well (1996), Office (2015), The Exclusive: Beat the Devil's Tattoo (2015) and Train to Busan (2016).[1] He also appears in the TV series W (2016).[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Mom Has a Lover
1996 The Day a Pig Fell into the Well Hyo-seop
1997 3pm Paradise
2011 The Day He Arrives Joong-won
2012 26 Years Chief Choi
National Security Kang Su-hyeon
Architecture 101 Professor Kang
2013 The Face Reader Han Myung-hoi
Running Man Director Kim
Nobody's Daughter Haewon Joong-won
The Suspect Deputy department head Shin
2014 Big Match Detective Do
Hill of Freedom Sang-won
Tabloid Truth Park Young-jin
2015 Assassination Butler of Kang family
Minority Opinion Prosecutor
The Priests Dean of clergy
Office Kim Sang-gyu
The Exclusive: Beat the Devil's Tattoo Director Moon
Twenty Chi-ho's father
The Deal Son Myung-soo
Love Guide for Dumpees Doctor
Inside Men Editor-in-chief
2016 Train to Busan Yon-suk
The Truth Beneath No Jae-soon Special appearance
A Quiet Dream President Special appearance
Yourself and Yours Kim Joong-haeng
A Star of Greed Narrator Documentary
2017 The King Kim Eung-soo
The Reservoir Game Voice Documentary
Steel Rain Lee Ee-seong [3]
1987: When the Day Comes Special appearance
2018 Golden Slumber Mr. Min
Rampant King Lee Jo
The Man Only I Can See Special appearance
2019 Extreme Job Police superintendent
Trade Your Love Captain Chae
2020 Special Praise [4]
2021 The Book of Fish Official Jang Cameo

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2015 Six Flying Dragons Jeong Mong-ju SBS
2016 W Oh Sung-moo / Han Sang-hoon MBC [5]
Be Positive Hwan-dong's father Naver TV Cast / JTBC2 Web series
2018 Mr. Sunshine Lee Wan-ik tvN [6]
Memories of the Alhambra Cha Byung-jun [7]
2019 My Fellow Citizens! Kim Joo-myung KBS2 [8]
2019 Arthdal Chronicles Sang-ung tvN [9]
2021 Taxi Driver Jang Sung-chul SBS

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor (film) The Face Reader Nominated
2016 2016 MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Actor in a Miniseries W Won
5th APAN Star Awards Acting Award, Actor Won
25th Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Train to Busan Won[10]
37th Blue Dragon Film Awards Nominated
2017 22nd Chunsa Film Art Awards Nominated
53rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor (film) Won[11]


  1. ^ Yong, Won-jung (26 June 2016). "연극쟁이, 배우, 사업가...파란만장 김의성의 '소수의견' [인터뷰]". SportsQ. Retrieved 2016-07-25.
  2. ^ "Actor KIM Eui-sung Releases Interview Collection, VILLAIN FOR 7 YEARS". Kobiz. March 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "KIM Eui-sung & LEE Gyoung-young Ready for STEEL RAIN". Kobiz. January 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "PARK So-dam, SONG Sae-byeok and KIM Eui-sung Receive SPECIAL PRAISE". Korean Film Biz Zone. June 14, 2019.
  5. ^ "Cartoon hero meets doctor in new sci-fi drama". Yonhap News Agency. July 18, 2016.
  6. ^ "악역의 진수 김의성+우직한 남자 신정근, '미스터 션샤인' 합류". TV Report (in Korean). July 3, 2018. Archived from the original on July 8, 2018. Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  7. ^ "[단독] 김의성, 'W' 송재정 작가와 재회…'알함브라 궁전' 합류". TV Report (in Korean). May 16, 2018.
  8. ^ "[단독]태인호·김의성, '국민여러분' 출연..최시원과 날선 대립". Naver (in Korean). Star News. Retrieved December 18, 2018.
  9. ^ "'아스달 연대기' 장동건X송중기, 12人 메인 포스터 공개". (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-21.
  10. ^ "VETERAN Triumphs at the 25th Buil Film Awards". Kobiz. October 20, 2016.
  11. ^ "THE HANDMAIDEN Tops 53rd BaekSang Arts Awards". Kobiz. May 10, 2017.

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