Park Yu-hwan

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Park Yoo-Hwan
Born (1991-03-09) March 9, 1991 (age 26)
Seoul, South Korea
Other names Ricky Park
Occupation Actor
Years active 2011-present
Agent C-JeS Entertainment
Family Park Yoo-Chun
(older brother)
Korean name
Hangul 박유환
Hanja 朴有煥
Revised Romanization Bak Yu-hwan
McCune–Reischauer Pak Yu-hwan

Park Yoo-Hwan (born March 9, 1991) is a South Korean actor. [1]

Early life[edit]

On March 9, 1991, Park was born in Seoul, South Korea to a wealthy family. His father was a businessman. He has an older brother, Park Yoo-Chun (b.1986), who is also an actor and singer. His family moved to the United States in 1998. They lived in Fairfax, Virginia. His parents later divorced. In 2008, Park returned to South Korea with his mother. On March 14, 2012, Park's father died of an undisclosed illness.

Career[edit]

Park Yoo-Hwan's career started when he was cast as a supporting character in the 2011 MBC's series Twinkle Twinkle. He played the half-uncle to lead actress Kim Hyun-Joo's character, Han Seo-Woo. While still working on Twinkle Twinkle, Park was cast in a small recurring role as Book-Jo in another MBC's series Gye-Baek. In his next acting project, the 2011 SBS's series A Thousand Days' Promise, Park portrayed Lee Moon-Kwon, the younger brother of lead actress Soo Ae's character. His performance earned him a nomination at the 48th Baeksang Arts Awards for Best New Actor.[2]

In 2012, Park Yoo-Hwan landed his first leading role in the Channel A's series K-Pop: The Ultimate Audition, playing Kang Woo-Hyun, the ignorant and bad-tempered leader of boy band M2.[3] He starred opposite Go Eun-Ah, who played a happy-go-lucky girl named Ji Seung-Yeon. In May 2012, Park returned to MBC to star in the new daily drama Can't Live Without You as Kim Min-Do.

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2011
Twinkle Twinkle Han Seo-Woo
MBC
Gye-Baek Book-Jo (ep.5-7,12,15)
MBC
A Thousand Days' Promise Lee Moon-Kwon
SBS
2012
K-Pop: The Ultimate Audition Kang Woo-Hyun
Channel A
Can't Live Without You Kim Min-Do
MBC
2014
I Need Romance 3 Lee Woo-Young
tvN
2015
She Was Pretty Kim Joon-Woo
MBC

Films[edit]

Year Title Role
2016
Musudan Goo Yoon-Gil
2017
One Line Hyuk-Jin

Variety shows[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2016
Law of the JunglePanama
SBS
Cast member (ep.195-202)

Endorsements[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2011
30th MBC Drama Awards Best New Actor in a Serial Drama
Twinkle Twinkle
Nominated
2012
48th Paeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor
A Thousand Days' Promise
Nominated
5th Korea Drama Awards Best New Actor Nominated
2015
34th MBC Drama Awards Best New Actor in a Miniseries
She Was Pretty
Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Park Yoo-Hwan" C-JeS.
  2. ^ Lee, Kyung-Nam (25 April 2012). "Park Yoo-Chun and Park Yoo-Hwan both nominated for Paeksang Arts Award". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
  3. ^ Hong, Lucia (16 February 2012). "Park Yoo-Hwan and Go Eun-Ah to become K-pop stars in upcoming TV series". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
  4. ^ a b "Park Yoo-Hwan filmography" C-JeS.

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