Kwon Yul (actor)

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Kwon Yul
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Kwon at the closing ceremony of the 19th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
Kwon Se-in

(1982-06-29) June 29, 1982 (age 36)
EducationChung-Ang University – Theater Studies
Years active2007–present
AgentSaram Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGwon Yul
McCune–ReischauerKwŏn Yul
Birth name
Revised RomanizationGwon Se-in
McCune–ReischauerKwŏn Sein
WebsiteOfficial website

Kwon Se-in (born June 29, 1982), better known by the stage name Kwon Yul,[1] is a South Korean actor.[2][3] He made his acting debut with a leading role in the 2007 high school sitcom Mackerel Run.[4] Kwon is best known for his roles as Seo Ji-seok on the daily soap opera Angel's Revenge (2014), Yi Hoe in the blockbuster period film The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014), and more recently as Lee Sang-woo in the hit romantic comedy series Let's Eat 2 (2015).



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2002 Birthday
2008 Beastie Boys Ji-hoon
2010 My Dear Desperado Jae-young
2012 Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time Sobangcha [ko] impersonator 3
Pietà Man with guitar
2013 Ingtoogi: The Battle of Internet Trolls [ko] Hee-joon
2014 Tabloid Truth Han Jung-soo (cameo)
Godsend So-young's boyfriend
The Admiral: Roaring Currents Yi Hoe [ko] [5]
Miss the Train Yeon-woo
Phantoms of the Archive Segment "Old Film"
Twinkle-Twinkle Pitter-Patter [ko] Commentary Short film
2015 Roaring Currents: The Road of the Admiral Narrator Documentary film
2016 Elephant in the Room Ji-sub Segment "Lucid Dream" [6]
The Hunt Maeng Jun-ho [7]
Moonlight Palace Won Voice
Worst Woman Hyun-oh [8]
2017 Anarchist from Colony Lee Seok [9]
A Special Lady Gong-myeong Cameo
2018 Champion Jin-gi [10][11]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.
2007 Mackerel Run SBS Baek Heon
2008 Working Mom Park In-seong
King Sejong the Great KBS1 Shin Suk-ju
2009 My Fair Lady KBS2 Jung-sik
2010 Glad to Love You Dong-hoon
2011 Lie to Me SBS Park Hoon
Brain KBS2 Yeo Bong-gu [12]
2012 What's Up MBN Director Oh
Just an Ordinary Love Story KBS2 Han Jae-min
Monster JTBC Cha Eun-oh
My Daughter Seo-young KBS2 Man-se, Ho-jung's blind date Episode 20 (cameo)
2013 She Is Wow tvN Ji Seong-ki [13]
2014 Angel's Revenge KBS2 Seo Ji-seok
2015 Let's Eat 2 tvN Lee Sang-woo [14][15]
I've Got My Eye on You SBS Yeom Ki-ho
2016 One More Happy Ending MBC Goo Hae-joon [16]
Hey Ghost, Let's Fight tvN Joo Hye-seong [17]
2017 Whisper SBS Kang Jung-il [18][19]
2018 Voice 2 OCN Bang Je-soo [20]
2019 Haechi SBS Park Moon-soo [21]

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.
2012 Yoon Kye-sang's One Table O'live Host Co-host with Yoon Kye-sang (August 26 - November 17) [22]
2013-14 Movie Star Social Club Olleh TV July 11 - January 15

Music video[edit]

Year Song title Artist(s) Ref.
2015 "Meteor" Unknown Dress


Year Title Ref.
2001 Carmen
2002 Our Town
A Little Monk
West Side Story

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2016 8th Style Icon Asia Awesome Spotlight
Won [23]
2017 10th Korea Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor
Won [24]
25th SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Drama Won [25]


  1. ^ "Kwon Se-in changes name". Hancinema. New Daily. 18 November 2012.
  2. ^ Lee, Gyeong-jin (24 October 2012). "권세인: My name is..." (in Korean). TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-05-22.
  3. ^ Kwon, Ji-youn (20 April 2015). "Let's Eat actors playing just the right roles". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  4. ^ Kang, Eun-young (8 June 2015). ""드라마 끝났지만 지금도 설레, 로코 한 번 더…"" (in Korean). Hankook Ilbo. Retrieved 2016-06-08.
  5. ^ "Kwon Yul reads "A War Diary" to understand "The Admiral: Roaring Currents"". Hancinema. TV Report. 18 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Kwon Yul to star in "Lucid Dream - Short Film"". Hancinema. 10Asia. 9 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Kwon Yul, "I was tutored by Ha Jung-woo"". Hancinema. Star MBN. 23 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Han Ye-ri, Ryo Iwase, Lee Hee-joon and Kwon Yul's 'Worst Woman' has begun filming". Hancinema. Star News. 11 September 2015.
  9. ^ Conran, Pierce (3 January 2017). "GWON Yool, MIN Jin-woong and More Join PARK YEOL". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Kwon Yul and Han Ye-ri to star in "Champion"". Hancinema. Joy News. 4 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Kwon Yul tries something new : In 'Champion,' the dramatic actor shows off his humorous side". Korea JoongAng Daily. 3 May 2018.
  12. ^ Lee, In-kyung (14 January 2012). "The Last Filming Site of Brain is as Cheerful as Ever". CJ E&M enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-22.
  13. ^ "Kwon Se-in as a handsome teacher". Hancinema. Nate. 20 March 2013.
  14. ^ Hong, Soo Jung (23 January 2015). "Let′s Eat 2 Confirms Cast with B2ST′s Yoon Du Jun, Seo Hyun Jin and More". eNewsWorld. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  15. ^ Kwon, Ji-youn (20 April 2015). "Let's Eat actors playing just the right roles". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  16. ^ "Kwon Yul to appear in 'One More Happy Ending'". Kpop Herald. 12 January 2016.
  17. ^ "New series 'Let's Fight Ghost' starts in July". Korea JoongAng Daily. 2 July 2016.
  18. ^ "SBS drama 'Whisper' announces cast of stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. 27 January 2017.
  19. ^ "[INTERVIEW] 'I challenged my acting limits in 'Whisper". The Korea Times. 30 May 2017.
  20. ^ "[단독] 권율, '보이스2' 출연확정…명품 라인업 완성". Sports Chosun (in Korean). 2 August 2018.
  21. ^ "SBS announces the cast of 'Haechi'". Korea JoongAng Daily. 9 November 2018.
  22. ^ Lee, Hye-ji (23 July 2012). "Yoo Kye-sang to turn chef on cooking show". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-05-22.
  23. ^ Jo, Hae-jin (15 March 2016). "'SIA 2016' 권율-김고은, 어썸 스포트라이트-라이징스타상 수상" (in Korean). CJ E&M enewsWorld. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  24. ^ "김지석·권율, 남자최우수상 공동수상 [2017코리아드라마어워즈]" (in Korean). Xports News. 2 October 2017.
  25. ^ "SBS Drama Awards 2017: Defendant star Ji Sung bags grand prize; complete winners list". International Business Times. 31 December 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Kwon Yul at Saram Entertainment (in Korean)