Kim Kap-soo

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Kim Kap-soo
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Born (1957-04-07) April 7, 1957 (age 64)
Seoul, South Korea
Years active1977–present
AgentHUNUS Creative
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Gap-su
McCune–ReischauerKim Gapsu

Kim Kap-soo (born April 7, 1957) is a South Korean actor. Since his acting debut in 1977, Kim has had a long career on the stage, in television dramas and film. In addition to acting full-time, he also has his own master class acting studio.



Year Title Role
1994 The Taebaek Mountains Yeom Sang-gu
1995 My Dear Keum-hong Yi Sang
1996 Their Last Love Affair Young-min
1997 Do the Right Thing Kim Dal-se
He Asked Me If I Knew Zither Soo
1999 Fin de Siecle Choi Doo-seob
2001 Bungee Jumping of Their Own sculpture professor (cameo)
This is Law Park Shi-jong
2002 KT Kim Chang-won
Four Toes Bacchus
2003 A Tale of Two Sisters Bae Moo-hyeon
Mutt Boy Chul-min's father
2004 He Was Cool Ye-won's father
Spin Kick principal (cameo)
Flying Boys supervising teacher (cameo)
2005 Typhoon NIS director
She's on Duty Cha Young-jae
2006 Detective Mr. Gong supervisor Jo (cameo)
2009 Where Are You Going? father
2010 I Saw the Devil planning team deputy head (cameo)
Iris: The Movie Yoo Jung-hoon
2011 The Showdown senior vassal
The Last Blossom Jung Chul
2013 Blood and Ties Jung Son-man[1]
2014 My Brilliant Life Dae-soo's father (cameo)
2015 Love Forecast Kang Joon-soo's father (cameo)
2017 Steel Rain Ri Tae-han
2020 Hot Blood [2]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
1988 Jackfruit KBS1
1989 And So Flows History independence fighter Jang Seok-ha
1991 둥지를 찾아서
Literature Theater "That Deep Blue River" Tae-soo
1992 The Three Kingdoms Sung Choong
1993 A Powerful Sword KBS2
Third Republic Hwang Tae-sung MBC
1994 이선풍 저승유람 Lee Seon-poong KBS1
1995 Dazzling Dawn Lee Dong-in
1996 6.25 Drama "War of Guhari" army officer SBS
1998 The King and the Queen Kwon Ram KBS1
1999 House Above the Waves Moon-soo SBS
Sad Temptation Seo Moon-gi KBS2
2000 Emperor Wang Gun Jong Gan KBS1
2001 Orient Theatre Choi Deok-kyun KBS2
Stepmother Heo Dong-taek KBS1
Special Warrant 203 Kang Young-joon KBS2
2002 Drama City "Beautiful Youth" teacher
Sunshine Hunting
Age of Innocence Tae-seok's father SBS
2003 Age of Warriors Choe Chung-heon KBS1
TV Literature "A River Flows Through Everyone's Hearts" Gukjang
Drama City "Her Purity" Myung Jin-hwan KBS2
Merry Go Round Eun-kyo and Jin-kyo's father MBC
Open Drama Man & Woman "Well" Soon-taek SBS
2004 MBC Best Theater "Butterfly" Jae-wook MBC
The Age of Heroes Chun Sa-gook
The Land Jo Joon-gu SBS
Emperor of the Sea Lee Do-hyeong KBS2
Drama City "Cruel Fairytale" Joon-ho
2005 Drama City "Don't Go Home Tonight" President Jo
Resurrection Lee Tae-joon
TV Literature "A River Flows Through Everyone's Hearts" Kyung-jae KBS1
Hometown Station Chae Dal-pyeong
The Youth in Barefoot Uhm Jung-hwan MBC
Drama City "The Blue Nights of Jeju Island" Noh Sook-ja KBS2
2006 Wolf Bae Doo-il MBC
Drama City "A Parting More Beautiful Than Love" Seok-joon KBS2
Alone in Love Yoo Ki-young SBS
The Invisible Man KBS2
Yeon Gaesomun Soo Yang-je SBS
2007 When Spring Comes Lee Deok-soo KBS2
By My Side Seo Jun-seok MBC
Ground Zero Kim Cheon-soo
Time Between Dog and Wolf Jung Hak-soo
Get Karl! Oh Soo-jung Oh Byung-jik SBS
The Innocent Woman Seo Jun-man KBS2
Drama City "GOD" Min Jung-shik
2008 The Great King, Sejong Hwang Hui KBS1
Don't Ask Me About the Past Kwak Sang-hyun OCN
Night After Night Heo Tae-soo MBC
Tazza Agwi SBS
Worlds Within Kim Min-chul KBS2
2009 Partner Congressman Kwon Hee-soo
(episodes 7-10)
Soul Baek Do-shik MBC
Hometown Legends "The Grudge Island" Jung Yeo-rip KBS2
Iris nuclear physicist Yoo Jung-hoon
(episodes 12-13)
2010 Jejungwon Yoo Hee-seo SBS
The Slave Hunters King Injo KBS2
Merchant Kim Man-deok Kang Gye-man KBS1
Cinderella's Sister Gu Dae-sung KBS2
Unsolved Ji-seung tvN
Sungkyunkwan Scandal Lee Jung-moo KBS2
MBC Best Theater "Housewife Kim Gwang-ja's 3rd Meeting" Choi Byung-gu MBC
Drama Special "After the Opera" Han Jung-hoon KBS2
Home Sweet Home Sung Eun-pil (cameo) MBC
All My Love Director Kim
2011 Just Like Today Jang Choon-bok
2012 Jeon Woo-chi Ma Sook KBS2
2013 Iris II: New Generation Mr. Black
You Are the Best! Shin Dong-hyuk
The Secret of Birth Choi Gook SBS
2014 Inspiring Generation Toyama Denkai KBS2
Marriage, Not Dating Gong Soo-hwan tvN
Blade Man Joo Jang-won KBS2
2015 More Than a Maid Kim Chi-kwon jTBC
Blood Yoo Seok-joo KBS2
Divorce Lawyer in Love Bong In-jae SBS
Splash Splash Love Prime Minister Hwang Hui MBC
All About My Mom Lee Dong-chul KBS2
2016 Mirror of the Witch Heo Jun after 40 years (cameo) JTBC
The K2 Park Gwan-soo tvN
2017 Whisper Choi Il-hwan SBS
Man Who Sets the Table Lee Shin-mo MBC
2018 Mr. Sunshine[3] Hwang Eun-san tvN
Just Dance[4] Lee Kyu-ho KBS2
2019 Haechi[5] King Sookjong SBS
Chief of Staff[6] Song Hee-seop JTBC
Designated Survivor: 60 Days President Yang Jin-man tvN
2020–2021 Hospital Playlist Joo Jong-soo
2020 Sweet Home Ahn Gil-seop Netflix
Delayed Justice Kim Hyung-chun SBS
2021 Jirisan Kang Hyun-jo's father (Cameo, Episode 15)[7] tvN
2022 I Haven’t Done My Best Yet [8] TVING

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2011 Miracle Audition Judge SBS
Top Gear Korea MC XTM
2012 The Secrets of Family MBC Every 1
With You MBC
2013 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? tvN
2021 God father Main Cast [9] KBS2

Documentary narration[edit]

Year Title Network
2010 모델 MBC
미국 농부 조엘의 혁명 KBS1
2011 다큐프라임 - 화산 EBS
2012 무언가족 SBS

Music video appearances[edit]

Year Song Title Artist Ref.
2022 "Right answer" (정답은 없다) Jang Min-ho [10][11]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Where Are You Going, Seon-wu?
A Beautiful Relationship Producer
우린 나발을 불었다 Producer
2009 Kalman
2010 Seoul Terror Producer
2011 A Beautiful Relationship General Hong
Seoul Terror Director
2014 The Understudy Director

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1984 Oh Young-jin Theater Award Recipient Won
1988 13th Young-hee Theater Award Recipient Won
1990 26th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV) And So Flows History Won
1991 15th Seoul Theater Festival Best Actor Won
28th Dong-Ah Theater Festival Best Actor Won
1994 18th Seoul Theater Festival Best Actor Won
5th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best New Actor The Taebaek Mountains Won
15th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
1995 31st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor (Film) Won
33rd Grand Bell Awards[12] Best Actor Won
2001 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Emperor Wang Gun Nominated
Excellence Award, Actor Won
2003 Japan Film Critics Association Asia Goodwill Award N/A Won
4th Busan Film Critics Awards[12] Best Supporting Actor Mutt Boy Won
24th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2004 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Age of Warriors Nominated
2005 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Emperor of the Sea
Hometown Station
SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor The Land Won
2006 SBS Drama Awards Top 10 Stars Yeon Gaesomun Won
Top Excellence Award, Actor Won
2007 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Daily Drama The Innocent Woman Nominated
2008 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Special Planning Drama Tazza Nominated
2010 4th Mnet 20's Choice Awards Most Influential Star N/A Won
KBS Drama Awards[13] Top Excellence Award, Actor Sungkyunkwan Scandal
Cinderella's Sister
The Slave Hunters
2011 MBC Entertainment Awards[14] Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Comedy/Sitcom All My Love Won
MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Just Like Today Nominated
2013 4th Korea Popular Culture & Art Awards Prime Minister's Commendation N/A Won
2015 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama All About My Mom Won
2016 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor My Lawyer, Mr. Jo Nominated
2017 SBS Drama Awards Character of the Year Whisper Nominated
2021 19th KBS Entertainment Awards[15] Rookie Award in Reality Category Godfather Nominated


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  8. ^ Kim Myung-mi (May 28, 2021). "김갑수 '아직 최선을 다하지 않았을 뿐' 출연확정…박해준 만난다(공식입장)" ["Kim Gap-soo confirmed to appear in 'I just didn't do my best'...Meet Park Hae-jun (official position)"] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved May 28, 2021 – via Naver.
  9. ^ Lee Woong-hee (September 17, 2021). "KBS2 신규 예능 '갓파더' 이순재, 주현, 김갑수 '국민 아버지' 출격" [KBS2 new entertainment 'Godfather' Lee Soon-jae, Joo-hyeon, Kim Gap-soo's 'National Father' scramble]. Sports Seoul (in Korean). Retrieved September 17, 2021 – via Naver.
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  14. ^ Hong, Lucia (30 December 2011). "I Am a Singer takes program of the year at MBC Entertainment Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-02-23.
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