Park Yu-hwan

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Park Yoo-Hwan
Born (1991-03-09) March 9, 1991 (age 28)
Seoul, South Korea
Other namesRicky Park
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present
AgentC-JeS Entertainment
FamilyPark Yoo-chun (older brother)
Korean name
Hangul
박유환
Hanja
朴有煥
Revised RomanizationBak Yu-hwan
McCune–ReischauerPak Yuhwan

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.[citation needed] His father was a businessman, and he has an older brother, Park Yoo-chun, who is also an actor and singer.[citation needed] His family moved to the United States in 1998. They lived in Fairfax, Virginia.[citation needed] His parents later divorced.[citation needed] In 2008, Park returned to South Korea with his mother.[citation needed] On March 14, 2012, Park's father died of an undisclosed illness.[citation needed]

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
The Strongest K-Pop Survival 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.199-202)

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" Archived 2014-03-11 at the Wayback Machine 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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