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|Born||March 9, 1991|
Seoul, South Korea
|Other names||Ricky Park|
|Family||Park Yoo-chun (older brother)|
|Revised Romanization||Bak Yu-hwan|
Park Yoo-Hwan (born March 9, 1991) is a South Korean actor.
On March 9, 1991, Park was born in Seoul, South Korea to a wealthy family. His father was a businessman, and he has an older brother, Park Yoo-chun, 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.
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.
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. 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.
|Twinkle Twinkle||Han Seo-Woo|
|A Thousand Days' Promise||Lee Moon-Kwon|
|The Strongest K-Pop Survival||Kang Woo-Hyun|
|Can't Live Without You||Kim Min-Do|
|I Need Romance 3||Lee Woo-Young|
|She Was Pretty||Kim Joon-Woo|
|Law of the Jungle – Panama||Cast member (ep.199-202)|
Awards and nominations
|30th MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actor in a Serial Drama||Nominated|
|48th Paeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor||Nominated|
|5th Korea Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Nominated|
|34th MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actor in a Miniseries||Nominated|
- "About Park Yoo-Hwan" Archived 2014-03-11 at the Wayback Machine C-JeS.
- 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.
- 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.
- "Park Yoo-Hwan filmography" C-JeS.