Park Seo-joon in 2017
December 16, 1988
Seoul, South Korea
|Alma mater||Kyungpook National University|
|Revised Romanization||Bak Seo-jun|
Park Seo-joon (born Park Yong-gyu on December 16, 1988) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in the television dramas Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), She Was Pretty (2015), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016-2017), Fight for My Way (2017), and What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018), and the film Midnight Runners (2017).
Park made his entertainment debut in 2011 by appearing in the music video of Bang Yong-guk's single "I Remember." He then appeared in television dramas Dream High 2 (2012), Pots of Gold (2013), One Warm Word (2013), and A Witch's Love (2014). From October 2013 to April 2015, he was the host of Music Bank.
In 2017, Park starred in youth romance drama, Fight for My Way alongside Kim Ji-won. The television series was a hit and topped ratings in its time slot. The same year, he played his first big-screen leading role in action comedy Midnight Runners with Kang Ha-neul. Park won the Best New Actor award at major film award ceremonies such as the Grand Bell Awards and Korean Association of Film Critics Awards.
In 2018, Park starred in tvN's romantic comedy drama What's Wrong with Secretary Kim alongside Park Min-young. The series was a major hit in South Korea and Park received positive reviews by critics for his performance, being dubbed the "master of romantic comedy" by Korean press. The same year, Park was cast in the occult film The Divine Fury.
|2015||The Chronicles of Evil||Cha Dong-jae|||
|The Beauty Inside||Woo-jin (cameo)|||
|2017||Midnight Runners||Park Ki-joon|||
|2018||Be with You||Ji-ho (cameo)|||
|2019||The Divine Fury||Yong-hoo|||
|2012||Dream High 2||Si-woo||KBS2|||
|Shut Up Family||Cha Seo-joon|||
|2013||Pots of Gold||Park Hyun-tae||MBC|||
|Drama Festival "Sleeping Witch"||Kim Him-chan|||
|One Warm Word||Song Min-soo||SBS|||
|2014||A Witch's Love||Yoon Dong-ha||tvN|||
|Mama||older Han Geu-roo (Cameo)||MBC|||
|2015||Kill Me, Heal Me||Oh Ri-on|||
|She Was Pretty||Ji Sung-joon|||
|2016–2017||Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth||Moo Myung / Kim Sun-woo||KBS2|||
|2017||Fight for My Way||Go Dong-man|||
|2018||What's Wrong with Secretary Kim||Lee Young-joon||tvN|||
|2018||Youn's Kitchen Season 2||tvN||Cast member|||
Music video appearances
|2011||"I Remember"||Bang Yong-guk feat. Yang Yo-seob|||
|2014||"One Two Three Four"||The One|||
|2017||"Dream All Day"||Kim Ji-soo|||
|2012||"New Dreaming"||from Dream High 2 OST; duet with JB|
|2014||"Come into My Heart"||from A Witch's Love OST|
|2015||"Letting You Go"||from Kill Me, Heal Me OST|
|2015||"Long Way"||from She Was Pretty OST|
|2017||"Our Tears"||from Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth OST|
Awards and nominations
|2013||6th Korea Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Pots of Gold||Won|||
|2nd APAN Star Awards||Nominated|
|32nd MBC Drama Awards||Nominated|
|2014||50th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (TV)||One Warm Word||Nominated|
|7th Herald Donga Lifestyle Awards||Best Style of the Year||N/A||Won|||
|22nd SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award||One Warm Word||Won|||
|2015||52nd Grand Bell Awards||Best New Actor||The Chronicles of Evil||Nominated|
|36th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Nominated|
|Popular Star Award||Won|||
|4th APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Kill Me, Heal Me, She Was Pretty||Nominated|
|1st Fashionista Awards||Best Fashion in TV||She Was Pretty||Won|||
|34th MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Kill Me, Heal Me, She Was Pretty||Won|||
|Top 10 Stars Award||Won|||
|Popularity Award, Actor||Won|
|Best Couple with Ji Sung||Kill Me, Heal Me||Won|||
|2016||InStyle Star Icon||Best Actor (Drama)||Kill Me, Heal Me, She Was Pretty||Nominated|
|11th Max Movie Awards||Best New Actor||The Chronicles of Evil||Nominated|
|21st Chunsa Film Art Awards||Nominated|
|52nd Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (Film)||Nominated|
|1st tvN10 Awards||Romantic-Comedy King||A Witch's Love||Nominated|
|2017||26th Buil Film Awards||Best New Actor||Midnight Runners||Nominated|
|54th Grand Bell Awards||Won|||
|37th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards||Won|||
|1st The Seoul Awards||Best New Actor (Film)||Nominated|||
|2nd Asia Artist Awards||Fabulous Award||Fight for My Way||Won|||
|Best Star Award||Won|
|6th Korea Film Actors Association Awards||Popular Star Award||Midnight Runners||Won|||
|31st KBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor||Fight for My Way
Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama||Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Fight for My Way||Won|
|Netizen Award – Male||Won|
|Best Couple Award with Kim Ji-won||Won|
|2018||9th Korea Film Reporters Association Film Awards (KOFRA)||Best New Actor||Midnight Runners||Won|||
|54th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actor (TV)||Fight for My Way||Nominated|||
|23rd Chunsa Film Art Awards||Best New Actor||Midnight Runners||Nominated|||
|KBS WORLD Global Fan Awards||Best Couple with Kim Ji-won||Fight for My Way||Won|||
|13th Seoul International Drama Awards||Outstanding Korean Actor||Won|||
|11th Korea Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor||What's Wrong with Secretary Kim||Nominated|||
|6th APAN Star Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Won|||
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- "Park Seo Jun Joins a New Agency Established by His Long-time Work Partner". SBS News. 9 July 2018.
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- "Park Seo-joon's popularity soars in China". Kpop Herald. 21 October 2015.
- "New thriller 'Chronicles of Evil' a study of moral boundaries". Kpop Herald. 13 May 2015.
- "Park Seo-joon, Park Hyung-sik and Go Ara to star in 'Hwarang'". The Korea Times. 5 January 2016.
- "Beautiful men come of age in new KBS period drama". Yonhap News Agency. 16 December 2016.
- "'Ssam My Way' to star actors Park and Kim". Korea JoongAng Daily. 25 February 2017.
- "[INTERVIEW] Actor finds worries increase along with popularity". The Korea Times. 2 August 2017.
- "Park Seo-joon, Kang Ha-neul play opposites in upcoming buddy movie 'Midnight Runners'". The Korea Herald. 11 July 2017.
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- "A TAXI DRIVER Triumphs at 54th Daejong Film Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. 30 October 2017.
- "THE FORTRESS Dominates 37th Korean Film Critics Association Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. 30 October 2017.
- "Park Seo-jun, Park Min-young cast in drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. 4 May 2018.
- "Park Seo-joon on why he chose 'What's Wrong with Secretary Kim'". Kpop Herald. 30 May 2018.
- "'Master of romantic comedy'". The Korea Times. 18 July 2018.
- "(Yonhap Interview) Park Seo-joon aiming higher than 'king of romance'". Yonhap News Agency. 1 August 2018.
- "Park Seo-joon Proves He Is a Rom-Com Magnet with Latest Series". The Chosun Ilbo. 10 August 2018.
- "MIDNIGHT RUNNERS Duo Step into the Ring for THE DIVINE FURY". Korean Film Biz Zone. 31 August 2018.
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