On Joo-wan

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On Joo-wan
On Joo-wan from acrofan.jpg
On Joo-wan in February 2012
Born Song Jeong-sik
(1983-12-11) December 11, 1983 (age 33)
Daejeon, South Korea
Other names Ohn Ju-wan
Education Seoul Institute of the Arts - Broadcasting
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004-present
Agent SidusHQ
Korean name
Hangul 온주완
Hanja 溫朱莞
Revised Romanization On Ju-wan
McCune–Reischauer On Chu-wan
Birth name
Hangul 송정식
Hanja 宋正植
Revised Romanization Song Jeong-sik
McCune–Reischauer Song Chŏngsik

On Joo-wan (born Song Jeong-sik on December 11, 1983) is a South Korean actor. He won widespread praise for his leading role in the film The Peter Pan Formula, and also appeared in My Mighty Princess, Twelve Men in a Year, and The Five.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

It was confirmed in March 2015 that On was dating his The Idle Mermaid co-star Jo Bo-ah since February 2015; the two separated in January 2017.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Flying Boys Lee Chang-seob
2005 The Aggressives Jjaeng
The Peter Pan Formula Kim Han-soo
2006 If You Were Me 2 Employee segment: "Hey, Man~"
The City of Violence young Tae-su
Bloody Tie Yoo Sung-geun
2007 The Cut Joong-suk
2008 My Mighty Princess Il-young
2012 The Taste of Money Yoon Chul/Charlie
Natural Burials - The Movie Jung-hoon
2013 The Five Oh Jae-wook
2014 Obsessed Kyung Woo-jin
2015 Don't Forget Me Dong-gun
Time Renegade Teacher Park

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2002 Rustic Period Japanese student 1 SBS
2005 That Summer's Typhoon Han Ji-hoon SBS
2007 Chosun Police Season 1 Kim Kang-woo MBC Dramanet
2011 My Love By My Side Go Seok-bin SBS
2012 Twelve Men in a Year Cha Jin-oh tvN
Natural Burials Jung-hoon MBN
2013 The Blade and Petal Bojang of Goguryeo KBS2
2014 Drama Special "Illegal Parking" Noh Jung-do KBS2
The Idle Mermaid Lee Hyun-myung tvN
Punch Lee Ho-sung SBS
2015 The Time We Were Not in Love Himself (cameo, episode 2) SBS
The Village: Achiara's Secret Seo Ki-hyun SBS
2016 Beautiful Gong Shim Seok Joon-soo SBS

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2003 Declaration of Freedom Saturday Big Operation KBS2
2016 Please Take Care of My Refrigerator JTBC Guest (Episodes 96–97)
2017 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant as "Young Master, Shows a Bitter Taste" (Episodes 103–104)[4]

Radio show[edit]

Year Title Network
2008 Lee Juck's TenTen Club SBS Power FM

Musical theatre[edit]

Year Title Role
2016 Newsis Jack Kelly

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2006 27th Dubai International Film Festival[5] Best Actor
The Peter Pan Formula
27th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor Nominated
5th Korean Film Awards Best New Actor Nominated
2007 43rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Film) Nominated
30th Golden Cinematography Awards Best New Actor Won
2016 SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actor in a Romantic Comedy Drama Beautiful Gong Shim Won


  1. ^ "ON Ju-wan". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  2. ^ Paquet, Darcy (5 April 2006). "Shin Min-ah cast in new Kwak Jae-yong film". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ "On Ju-wan and Cho Bo-ah call it quits". JoongAng Ilbo. 
  4. ^ Song Yoon-jeong (March 26, 2017). "'복면가왕' 팔방미인 온주완 "원래 꿈은 무용수"…최근 뮤지컬 배우로 변신". Asia Economic Daily (in Korean). Retrieved March 26, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Ohn Joo-wan Awarded for Best Performance at South African Film Festival". KBS Global. 26 June 2006. Retrieved 2015-05-24. 

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