Kim Jin-woo (actor)

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Kim Jin-woo
Kim Jin-woo in Dec 2018.png
Born (1983-07-17) July 17, 1983 (age 35)
OccupationActor, singer
Years active2006–present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Jin-u
McCune–ReischauerKim Chin-u

Kim Jin-woo (born July 17, 1983) is a South Korean actor and singer. He began his acting career in musical theatre, and has since starred in television series such as Queen and I (2012), The Birth of a Family (2012), Can't Take It Anymore (2013) and The Return of Hwang Geum-bok (2015).[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Personal life[edit]

In September 2018 it was announced that the actor would wed his girlfriend at a venue in Seoul. The bride is three years younger than him and works as a flight attendant. They met through the introduction of an acquaintance and have been seeing each other since last spring. He also previously announced their engagement in July.[7]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2010 Road No. 1 Kim Soo-hyuk MBC
Please Marry Me Lawyer Park KBS2
Smile, Mom Bae Yeon-woo SBS
2011 Can't Lose So Joo-hyun MBC
2012 I Remember You Ha Kang-soo SBS
12 Signs of Love Won Bin tvN
Queen and I Han Dong-min tvN
The King of Dramas Kim Jin-woo (cameo) SBS
The Birth of a Family Lee Soo-ho SBS
2013 Can't Take It Anymore Jo Sung-woo jTBC
2014 Golden Cross Kim Se-ryung's lover (cameo) KBS2
Wife Scandal - The Wind Rises Gentleman
(episode 4: "Love Battery")
TV Chosun
My Lovely Girl[8] Seo Jae-young SBS
Drama Special - "Bride in Sneakers"[9] Jang Hee-soon KBS2
2015 The Return of Hwang Geum-bok Seo In-woo SBS
2015–2016 Remember Judge Kang Suk-gyu SBS
2016 The Unusual Family Goo Yoon-jae KBS1
Monster Park Ji-su (cameo) MBC
2017 Reunited Worlds Cha Tae-hoon SBS
Rain or Shine Lee In-yong (cameo) JTBC
2018 Welcome to Waikiki Sol's father (cameo) JTBC
Drama Special - "Ms. Kim's Mystery" Choi Seong-min KBS2
My Strange Hero groom (cameo,ep 1) SBS
2019 Left-Handed Wife Lee Soo-ho / Park Do-kyung KBS2
Loss Time Life Gu Jin-seong MBN, UMAX


Year Title Role
2009 Flight Young-ho
2014 Virgin Theory: 7 Steps to Get On the Top Woo Sang-woo
2017 Biting Fly Kang Hae-wook

Musical theatre[edit]

Year Title Role
2007 Innocent Steps Ensemble
2007-2008 Footloose Ren McCormack
2008 Grease Danny Zuko
2008-2009 Cats Rum Tum Tugger
2009 All Shook Up Chad
2010 La Dolce Vita Lee Joon-soo
2011 The Three Musketeers D'Artagnan


Year Song Title Notes
2010 Raining single; feat. Son Hoyoung
Love Latte single; duet with Eugene
"Only You" track from Road No. 1 OST
"Crying and Laughing" track from Smile, Mom OST


  1. ^ "Yoo In Na and Kim Jin Woo photographed wearing "couple sandals"". Allkpop. 21 April 2012. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  2. ^ "Actor Kim Jin-woo cast for SBS drama The Birth of a Family". Hancinema. 27 November 2012. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  3. ^ "Actor Kim Jin Woo involved in a minor car accident". Allkpop. 23 December 2012. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  4. ^ "Kim Jin-woo cast for JTBC Can't Take it Anymore". Hancinema. 1 July 2013. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  5. ^ Yun, Chloe (24 December 2013). "Kim Jin Woo Captivates the Press with Soft Smile". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  6. ^ "Korean dramas starting today 2015/06/08 in Korea". Hancinema. 6 August 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  7. ^ Actor Kim Jin Woo To Tie The Knot Today
  8. ^ "Kim Ki Bang, Cha Ye Ryun, Kim Jin Woo, and Gong Seung Yeon say their goodbyes to My Lovely Girl". Allkpop. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  9. ^ "Trailer released for the Korean drama Drama Special - Bride in Sneakers". Hancinema. 7 December 2014. Retrieved 2015-08-11.

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