Kim Seon-ho

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Kim Seon-ho
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Born (1986-05-08) May 8, 1986 (age 33)
EducationSeoul Institute of the Arts (Department of Broadcasting)
Years active2009–present
AgentSalt Entertainment[1]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Seon-ho
McCune–ReischauerKim Sŏn-ho

Kim Seon-ho (born May 8, 1986) is a South Korean actor.


Kim has graduated from Seoul Institute of the Arts and has been active in theatre since 2009. He made his television debut in 2017 taking a minor role in KBS2 office drama Good Manager.[2] He then landed a role in KBS' romance comedy drama Strongest Deliveryman.[3] Making 2017 a successful year for Kim, later that year his popularity increased with his performance as a sly con-artist in Two Cops, which earned him two awards at the 2017 MBC Drama Awards.[4]

In 2018, Kim was cast in his first leading role for MBC drama special You Drive Me Crazy alongside Lee Yoo-young.[5] He then starred in the historical drama 100 Days My Prince, which became one of the highest-rated dramas in Korean cable television history.[6]

In 2019, Kim was cast in a comedic role in the JTBC drama Welcome to Waikiki 2.[7] Soon after he was confirmed to play a lead role of detective in the romantic investigative drama Catch the Ghost.[8]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2017 Good Manager Sun Sang-tae KBS2 [2]
Strongest Deliveryman Oh Jin-kyu [3]
2017–2018 Two Cops Kong Soo-chang MBC [4]
2018 Drama Special: You Drive Me Crazy Kim Rae-wan [5]
Your House Helper Yong-joon (Cameo) KBS [9]
100 Days My Prince Jong Jae-yoon tvN [6]
Feel Good to Die Cameo, ep 4 KBS2 [10]
2019 Welcome to Waikiki 2 Cha Woo-shik jTBC [11]
Catch the Ghost Go Ji-seok tvN [8]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2017 36th MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Drama Two Cops Won [12]
Best New Actor Won
Best Character Award, Comic Character Nominated
31st KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Good Manager, Strongest Deliveryman Nominated [13]


  1. ^ 김선호, 솔트엔터와 전속계약…박신혜와 한솥밥. Ilgan Sports (in Korean). September 12, 2018.
  2. ^ a b [인터뷰] ‘김과장’ 김선호, "트라우마 이겨내고 연기 시작…뮤지컬도 도전 하고 싶어". Seoul Economic Daily (in Korean). April 1, 2017.
  3. ^ a b ‘최강배달꾼’ 김선호, ‘김과장’ 막내가 달라졌어요. YTN (in Korean). August 10, 2017.
  4. ^ a b <투깝스> 김선호 합류, 조정석과의 티격태격 앙숙 브로맨스를 기대해~. imbc (in Korean). September 26, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "`미치겠다, 너땜에` 이유영X김선호 주연, 5월 방송...MBC 단막극 부활 신호탄". Naver (in Korean). MK. March 2, 2018.
  6. ^ a b [단독] 도경수·남지현·조성하·김선호, '백일의 낭군님' 확정..4월 촬영. Naver (in Korean). Osen. March 21, 2018.
  7. ^ `으라차차 와이키키2’, 다시 뭉친 ‘웃음 제조 드림팀’의 이유 있는 자신감 공개. MBN (in Korean). Naver. March 23, 2019. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  8. ^ a b Kim Jin-suk (April 2, 2019). "[단독]김선호, 문근영과 tvN '유령을 잡아라' 주인공". IS Plus (in Korean).
  9. ^ '당신의 하우스헬퍼' 보나, 하석진에게 문 열었다..살림 마법 통할까. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). July 6, 2018.
  10. ^ 김선호, '죽어도 좋아' 특별출연 '김과장' 이은진 감독과 인연. etoday (in Korean). November 8, 2018.
  11. ^ 김선호·이이경·신현수·문가영·안소희·김예원 ‘와이키키2’ 출연확정 [공식입장]. Sports Donga (in Korean). January 10, 2019.
  12. ^ "Winners of the 2017 MBC Drama Awards". HanCinema. December 30, 2017.
  13. ^ 배우, 김선호 2017 Kbs연기대상 레드카펫출생 1986년 5월 8일대한민국국적 대한민국직업; 솔트엔터테인먼트, 연극 배우활동 기간 2009년 ~ 현재소속사. 김선호 (배우) - 위키백과, 우리 모두의 백과사전 (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-09-25.

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