3 October 1972|
Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea
30 October 2017 (aged 45)|
Seoul, South Korea
|Cause of death||Traffic collision|
|Other names||Gutaeng Bro (구탱이형), Korea’s Hugh Grant|
Youngdong High School |
Dongguk University (Department of Theatre and Film)
|Parent(s)||Kim Mu-saeng (father)|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Ju-hyeok|
Kim Joo-hyuk (3 October 1972 – 30 October 2017) was a South Korean actor. He was known for his leading roles in the films My Wife Got Married (2008), The Servant (2010), and Yourself and Yours (2016), his supporting role in Confidential Assignment (2017), as well as the television series Lovers in Prague (2005), God of War (2012), Hur Jun, The Original Story (2013) and Argon (2017). He was also an original regular cast member on the third season of the KBS2's reality-variety show 2 Days & 1 Night.
Kim began dating actress Kim Ji-soo in 2003; they portrayed a married couple in the 2002 TV series Like a Flowing River. Their six-year relationship ended in 2009. Kim also dated God of War co-star Kim Gyu-ri from 2012 to 2013. In December 2016, Kim was confirmed to be in a relationship with Yourself and Yours (2016) co-star Lee Yoo-young.
On 30 October 2017, Kim was involved in a fatal car accident that reportedly took place around 4:30 p.m. KST in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul. His car overturned and he was taken to Konkuk University Hospital where he pronounced dead two hours after arrival. According to the police and Konkuk University Medical Center, "It seems the accident occurred after he showed symptoms of a myocardial infarction. However, it was later stated by the police that the autopsy showed no signs of having a heart attack and that the cause of death was cranial fracture. Moreover, no traces of alcohol or toxins were detected in the body and the police investigation revealed no evidence of vehicle defects that could have caused the accident.
|2002||YMCA Baseball Team||Oh Dae-hyeon|
|2004||Mr. Handy||Hong Du-shik|
|2005||When Romance Meets Destiny||Yu Gwang-shik|
|Blue Swallow||Han Ji-hyeok|
|2006||Love Me Not||Julian|
|2008||My Wife Got Married||Noh Deok-hoon|
|2011||In Love and War||Kim Jung-woong|
|Pitch High||Yoon Do-hoon|
|The Beauty Inside||Woo-jin|
|2016||Like for Likes||Sung-chan|
|The Truth Beneath||Kim Jong-chan|
|Yourself and Yours||Yeong-soo|
|2017||Confidential Assignment||Cha Ki-seong|
|The Tooth and the Nail||Nam Do-jin|
|2018||Heung-boo: The Revolutionist||Jo Hyuk|
|1998||Letters Written on a Cloudy Day||SBS|
|2000||Tango in Seoul|
|Can Anyone Love?||Young-jae||MBC|
|Like a Flowing River||Kim Seok-joo|
|2005||Lovers in Prague||Choi Sang-hyun|
|2012||God of War||Kim Jun||MBC|
|2013||Hur Jun, The Original Story||Heo Jun|
|2015||Reply 1988||Duk-sun's Future Husband||tvN|
|2011||Saturday Night Live Korea||tvN||Host (season 1, episode 1)|
|2013-2015, 2017||2 Days & 1 Night - Season 3||KBS2||Cast member|
|2002||"I Can't Tell"||Cha Eun-ju|
Awards and nominations
|2002||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama||Nominated|
|2003||39th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (TV)||Nominated|
|2005||22nd Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards||Best Dressed, Film Actor category||N/A||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor||Won|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Planning Drama||Nominated|
|Top 10 Stars||Won|
|2006||42nd Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actor (TV)||Won|
|2008||29th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Best Couple Award with Son Ye-jin||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Planning Drama||Nominated|
|2009||45th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actor (Film)||Nominated|
|2012||MBC Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Nominated|
|2013||MBC Drama Awards||Nominated|
|2014||KBS Entertainment Awards||Best Newcomer in a Variety Show||Won|
|2015||KBS Entertainment Awards||Best Entertainer Award — Entertainment Category||Won|
|2017||4th Wildflower Film Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
|1st The Seoul Awards||Best Supporting Actor (Film)||Won|
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