Park Seo-joon

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Park Seo-joon
Park Seo-joon in Hwarang Promotion.jpg
In January 2017
Born Park Yong-gyu
(1988-12-16) December 16, 1988 (age 28)
Seoul, South Korea
Education Seoul Institute of the Arts - Theater
Occupation Actor
Years active 2011-present
Agent KeyEast
Korean name
Hangul 박서준
Hanja 朴敘俊
Revised Romanization Bak Seo-jun
McCune–Reischauer Pak Sŏchun
At The Chronicles of Evil stage greeting in Busan, 2015

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) and Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016-2017).

Early life and education[edit]

Park was born in Seoul as the oldest of three brothers.[1] After graduating from An-Nam high school, he attended Seoul Institute of the Arts and enlisted for mandatory military service in 2008.


Park made his entertainment debut in 2011 by appearing in the music video of Bang Yong-guk's single "I Remember."[2] He has then appeared in television dramas Dream High 2 (2012), Pots of Gold (2013),[3][4][5] and Witch's Romance (2014). From October 2013 to April 2015, he was the host of Music Bank.[6][7]

His breakout role came in 2015 as the male lead of the television series She Was Pretty.[8][9][10] In the same year, Park starred in thriller film The Chronicles of Evil.

In 2016, Park was cast in youth historical drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth.[11] He was also cast in Midnight Runners, which marks his first big-screen leading role.

In 2017, Park stars in KBS's romance drama, Fight For My Way alongside Kim Ji-won.[12]



Year Title Role Network
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 Witch's Romance Yoon Dong-ha tvN
Mama older Han Geu-roo MBC
2015 Kill Me, Heal Me Oh Ri-on
She Was Pretty Ji Sung-joon
2016 Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth Moo Myung / Kim Sun-woo KBS2
2017 Fight For My Way Go Dong-man


Year Title Role
2011 Perfect Game Chil-goo
2015 The Chronicles of Evil Cha Dong-jae
The Beauty Inside[13] Woo-jin
2017 Midnight Runners Hwang Ki-joon

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2013-2015 Music Bank KBS2 Host
2014 Running Man SBS Guest (episodes 184, 198)
SBS Drama Awards Host
2015 Running Man Guest (episodes 246, 263)
2016 Guest (episodes 295)
2016 2 Days & 1 Night KBS2 Guest (episodes 154 & 155)

Music video[edit]

Year Song Title Artist
2011 "I Remember" Bang Yong-guk feat. Yang Yoseob
2014 "One Two Three Four" The One
2017 "Our Tears" Park Seo-joon


Year Title Notes
2012 "New Dreaming" from Dream High 2 OST; duet with JB[14]
2014 "Come into My Heart" from Witch's Romance 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[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
6th Korea Drama Awards
Best New Actor Pots of Gold Won
2nd APAN Star Awards
MBC Drama Awards
Best Couple with Baek Jin-hee Nominated
50th Baeksang Arts Awards
Best New Actor (TV) One Warm Word Nominated
7th Herald Donga Lifestyle Awards[15]
Best Style of the Year N/A Won
SBS Drama Awards
New Star Award One Warm Word Won
Best Couple with Han Groo Nominated
51st Baeksang Arts Awards
Most Popular Actor (TV) Kill Me, Heal Me Nominated
52nd Grand Bell Awards
Best New Actor The Chronicles of Evil Nominated
36th Blue Dragon Film Awards
Popular Star Award Won
4th APAN Star Awards
Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Kill Me, Heal Me, She Was Pretty Nominated
Fashionista Awards
Best Male Fashionista in TV She Was Pretty Won
One Night Surprise Awards
Watch Out He Gonna Make Your Heart Beat Award N/A Won
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
Best Couple with Hwang Jung-eum She Was Pretty Nominated
21st Chunsa Film Art Awards
Best Rookie Actor The Chronicles of Evil Nominated
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards
Most Popular Actor (TV) She Was Pretty Nominated
iQiyi Star Award N/A Nominated


  1. ^ "Park Seo Joon’s photos release, all about one’s school days, age, instagram pictures". 검둥휜둥네집. 2015-09-18. 
  2. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (22 January 2012). "Park Seo Joon Says 'Happy New Year'". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-01-30. 
  3. ^ Kim, Jessica (13 January 2012). "Official poster for Dream High 2 revealed". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  4. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (16 January 2012). "Dream High 2 Park Seo Joon the Next Kim Soo Hyun?". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-01-30. 
  5. ^ Lee, Cory (30 October 2013). "Park Seo-joon Joins Han Hye-jin's New Drama". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 2014-06-07. 
  6. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (17 October 2013). "SISTAR's Bora and Park Seo Joon to MC Music Bank". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-01-30. 
  7. ^ Lee, Cory (18 October 2013). "SISTAR Bora, Park Seo-joon to Host KBS's Weekly Music Show". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 2014-06-07. 
  8. ^ Jackie, Chung (2015-11-12). "Actor Park Seo Joon Says 'She Was Pretty' Was 'Precious Work'". Kpop Starz. Retrieved 2016-03-11. 
  9. ^ Rima, Wahyuningrum (2016-02-24). "Park Seo Joon dan Siwon Menang Best Bromance". Okezone. Retrieved 2016-03-11. 
  10. ^ M, Shelly (2015-12-15). "Park Seo Joon serenades 2,500 fans during his first international fanmeeting". DramaFever. 
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  12. ^ "[공식입장] 박서준·김지원, '쌈 마이웨이' 출연 확정..대세 조합" (in (in Korean)). Naver. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
  13. ^ Doo, Rumy (4 August 2015). "External beauty in Beauty Inside?". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 
  14. ^ "JB and Park Seo Joon release final track for Dream High 2". Allkpop. 25 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-25. 
  15. ^ Lee, Woo-young (10 December 2014). "Jang Hyuk, Cha Ye-ryun named best dressed at Herald Donga awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-12-16. 

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