Ryu Seung-soo

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Ryu Seung-soo
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Ryu Seung-soo in January 2020.
Born (1971-08-12) August 12, 1971 (age 48)
Busan, South Korea
EducationSeoul Institute of the Arts
Years active1997-present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationRyu Seung-su
McCune–ReischauerRyu Sŭngsu

Ryu Seung-soo (born August 12, 1971) is a South Korean actor. Ryu made his acting debut in 1997 with a minor role in Park Chan-wook's film Trio, and has been active as a supporting actor on film and television since. Among his notable films are the monks-versus-gangsters comedy Hi! Dharma! (2001), "kimchi" western The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008), and Korean War movie The Front Line (2011).[3] He also appeared on TV in the quirky series Evasive Inquiry Agency (also known as Four Gold Chasers, 2007), revenge drama The Chaser (2012), and power-struggle saga Empire of Gold (2013).

Despite being one of his earliest projects, the 2002 melodrama Winter Sonata is among Ryu's better known roles outside Korea, given the series' popularity throughout Asia. In 2009, he reprised his character via voice acting in the animated adaptation Winter Sonata Anime.[4][5][6][7]

Ryu wrote his memoir Don't Be an Actor Like Me, which was published in 2009.[8][9][10][11][12]



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  • Don't Be an Actor Like Me (나 같은 배우 되지 마; 2009)



  1. ^ "류승수, 싸이더스HQ 전속계약 "6년만에 다시 의기투합"[공식]". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). May 11, 2018.
  2. ^ "류승수 싸이더스HQ와 재회, "6년여 시간 만에 다시 만나"". Korea Economic Daily (in Korean). March 11, 2018.
  3. ^ "RYU Seung-soo". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  4. ^ Choi, Ji-eun (29 September 2009). "A reunion in 7 years: Yonsama and Jiwoohime". 10Asia. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  5. ^ "Bae Yong-jun, Choi Ji-woo Visit Japan". KBS Global. 30 September 2009. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  6. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (14 December 2012). "Winter Sonata celebrates a decade". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  7. ^ Kang, Hye-in (6 October 2012). "Ryu Seung Soo talks about stress he got from Bae Yong Jun". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  8. ^ 배우 류승수의 새빨간 거짓말. Kyobo Book (in Korean). 4 January 2010. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  9. ^ "Ryu Seung Soo talks about BYJ in his book. (1)". Suehan's BYJ Blog. 9 March 2010. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  10. ^ "Ryu Seung Soo talks about BYJ in his book. (2)". Suehan's BYJ Blog. 15 March 2010. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  11. ^ "Ryu Seung Soo talks about BYJ in his book, "Don't be an actor like me" (3)". Suehan's BYJ Blog. 16 March 2010. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  12. ^ Oh, Jin-ju (12 December 2013). "Ryu Seung Soo tells that he bought high heels because of loneliness". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  13. ^ "New film starring Bae Yong-joon opens shooting". Korean Film Council. 22 February 2005. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  14. ^ "[단독] 경수진, 류승수와 tvN 단막극 주연 확정..YG 이적 후 첫 드라마". Osen (in Korean). November 5, 2018.
  15. ^ "Ryu Seung-soo Joins "Top Star Yoo Baek" as Mother-Like Figure". Hancinema. August 24, 2018.
  16. ^ Park, Jae-hwan (9 June 2011). "Princess Succeeds in Losing Weight". KBS Global. Retrieved 2014-02-09.

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