November 1, 1968
|Alma mater||Dongguk University|
Baek Hae-jin (m. 2002)
|Revised Romanization||Bak Shin-yang|
A graduate of Dongguk University and the Shevkin Theater School in Russia, Park debuted in the drama Yuri in 1996. He became famous after appearing in the hit melodramas The Letter (1997) and A Promise (1998). Park earned several Best Actor prizes for his role in A Promise.
In 2004, he gained wide recognition as one of South Korea's lead actors with the television series Lovers in Paris. With an average viewership rating of 40+% and a peak of 56.3%, Lovers in Paris became one of the most highly rated Korean dramas of all time. Park was recognized for his performance, winning the Grand Prize (Daesang) with his costar Kim Jung-eun at the SBS Drama Awards. The drama sparked many trends and parodies with entertainers mimicking Parks’ famous line “Let’s go, baby!” and "Why can't you say it? Why can't you say that this is my man, that this is the man I love?” in variety shows.
He has also starred in television drama War of Money (2007), which was a huge ratings hit and earned him the Grand Prize for a second time at the SBS Drama Awards. The series was thus extended for 4 episodes, with the producers agreeing to pay Park a fee of ₩170 million per episode. However, the producers later later reneged on the deal, alleging that Park tried to capitalize on the drama's high popularity by asking for too much money. Park took legal action, and in November 2009, he won the lawsuit. Consequently, the Corea Drama Production Association (CODA) banned Park from appearing in any dramas produced by members of the association for an indefinite period.
In early 2013, Park starred in the comedy film, Man on the Edge, which was a box office hit.
After a five-year hiatus, Park made his television comeback in 2016 with KBS2's legal drama My Lawyer, Mr. Jo. He is set to reprise his role in the second season of My Lawyer, Mr. Jo, which will premiere in 2019.
Park married Baek Hae-jin in 2002. They have a daughter, Park Seung-chae.
In 2004, the Museum of Tolstoi appointed Park as ambassador in South Korea.
|Motel Cactus||Kim Suk-tae|
|1998||A Promise||Gong Sang-du|
|White Valentine||Park Hyun-jun|
|2000||Kilimanjaro||Hae-cheol / Hae-shik|
|2001||Indian Summer||Seo Jun-ha|
|2003||The Uninvited||Kang Jung-won|
|2004||The Big Swindle||Choi Chang-hyeok|
|Hi! Dharma 2: Showdown in Seoul||Jae-gyu||Cameo|
|2007||Meet Mr. Daddy||Woo Jong-dae|
|2012||Miss Conspirator||Baek Bong-nam|
|2013||Man on the Edge||Gwang-ho|
|1996||Power of Love||Moon Dong Hui|
|Apple Blossom's Fragrance|
|1998||Fascinate my Heart||Seok-chan Yun|
|2004||Lovers in Paris||Han Ki-joo|
|2007||War of Money||Geum Na-ra|
|2008||Painter of the Wind||Kim Hong-do|
|2016||My Lawyer, Mr. Jo||Jo Deul-ho|
|2019||My Lawyer, Mr. Jo 2: Crime and Punishment|
|2017||The Traveler’s Guide to My Room|
Awards and nominations
|1996||Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best New Actor||Yuri||Won|
|1997||Baeksang Art Awards||Best New Actor in Film||Won|
|Grand Bell Awards||Best New Actor||Nominated|
|1998||Young-Pyung-Sang Awards||Best New Male Actor||Won|
|Most Popular Actor Award||Won|
|Golden Filming Awards||Most Popular Actor||Won|
|Baeksang Art Awards||Most Popular Actor in Film||The Letter||Won|
|Korean Association of Film Critics Awards||Best New Actor||Won|
|Blue Dragon Film Awards||Most Popular Star||A Promise||Won|
|Best Leading Actor||Won|
|1999||Chunsa Film Art Awards||Best Leading Actor||Won|
|Grand Bell Awards||Best Leading Actor||Nominated|
|2004||41st Grand Bell Awards||Best Actor||The Big Swindle||Nominated|
|Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Korean Film Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Korea Visual Arts Festival||Photogenic Award in TV||Lovers in Paris||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Teen Idol of the Year Award||Won|
|Best Actor Award (Daesang)||Won|
|2005||41st Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actor (Television)||Nominated|
|2007||Korean Swan Best Dresser Awards||Swan Best Actor in TV||War of Money||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Top 10 Stars Award||Won|
|Best Actor (Daesang)||Won|||
|2008||44th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actor in TV||Won|||
|2008 SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award||Painter of the Wind||Nominated|
|2011||2011 SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award||Sign||Nominated|
|2016||KBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor||My Lawyer, Mr. Jo||Won|||
|Grand Prize (Daesang)||Nominated|
|9th Korea Drama Awards||Grand Prize (Daesang)||Nominated|
- "Park Shin Yang". Korean Film Council.
- "Hi, Dharma". Variety. 30 November 2011.
- "Delving into psychology of crooks". Hancinema. The Korea Herald. 7 April 2004.
- "Life provides inspiration for Choi". Hancinema. The Korea Herald. 29 April 2004.
- "'Lovers in Paris' Hits Highest Viewing Rate of 51.5 Percent". The Dong-A Ilbo. 9 August 2004.
- "Park Shin-yang joins ranks of hallyu stars". Hancinema. KBS World. 7 December 2005.
- "MBC Drama Sparks Kim Sam-soon Syndrome". The Chosun Ilbo. 4 July 2005. Retrieved 2013-06-15.
- "Park Shin-Yang and Park Jin-Hee star in the new TV drama "War of Money"". Hancinema. Korea Content. 13 December 2006.
- "Park Shin-yang Chose To Act For The Name Of "Geum Na Ra"". Hancinema. Broasia. 10 May 2007.
- Park, Si-soo (8 May 2009). "Actor Park Shin-yang Wins Legal Battle". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-08-14.
- "Actor Wins Legal Battle Over Unpaid Guarantees". The Korea Times. 2 November 2009. Retrieved 2013-08-14.
- Han, Sang-hee (11 December 2008). "Park Banned From Major Production Companies Works". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-08-14.
- Lee, Seon-min (12 December 2008). "Should TV Actors Be Paid Exorbitant Fees?". The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 2013-08-14.
- "Upcoming drama paints lives of two Joseon masters". Korea JoongAng Daily. 10 September 2008.
- Park, Si-soo (26 June 2013). "Who is the highest paid actor?". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-08-14.
- "Park Shin-yang, Kim Ah-joong starrer drama title set as "Sign"". 10Asia. 8 November 2010.
- "Gangster Moonlighting As Shaman In Korean Comedy MAN ON THE EDGE". Screen Anarchy. 23 January 2013.
- "Park returns to TV with 'My Lawyer, Mr. Joe'". The Korea Times. March 2016.
- "Park Shin-yang, Go Hyun-jung cast for 'My Lawyer, Mr. Jo 2'". Kpop Herald. 5 November 2018.
- "'파리의 연인' 박신양 톨스토이展 홍보대사에". Naver (in Korean). 10 December 2004.
- "2007 Year-end Korean drama awards round-up". Hancinema. 7 January 2008.
- "There was no surprise in this year's Grand Prize winners of the 3 broadcasting stations' Drama Awards". Hancinema. Star Money. 7 January 2008.
- "The 44th PaekSang Arts Awards Sparkles with Stars". KBS World. 24 April 2008.
- "[2016KBS연기대상] 대상은 '태양의후예' 송중기·송혜교, 다관왕은 '구르미'(종합)". Biz Center (in Korean). 1 January 2017.