Seo in June 2016
October 12, 1993
Gunpo, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
|Education||Dong Seoul College
|Revised Romanization||Seo Kang-jun|
|Revised Romanization||Lee Seung-hwan|
Seo Kang-joon (born Lee Seung-hwan on October 12, 1993) is a South Korean actor and singer who is a member of the group 5urprise. He gained recognition with his role in the television series Cheese in the Trap (2016) and has since starred in Entourage (2016), and will headline KBS2's Are You Human Too? (2018).
Seo took on bit parts in various television series, before making his acting debut as a supporting character in SBS's The Suspicious Housekeeper. His first major role was in the 2014 romantic comedy series Cunning Single Lady, for which he won the Best New Actor award at the 7th Korea Drama Awards. He has then appeared in television dramas What Happens to My Family? (2014-2015), Splendid Politics (2015) and To Be Continued (2015), as well as films My Love, My Bride (2014) and Summer Snow (2015).
2016-present: Rising popularity and leading roles
Seo's breakout role came in 2016 as a talented pianist in Cheese in the Trap. The same year, he starred in his first leading role in tvN's Entourage, the Korean remake of the American television series of the same name. In 2018, he will star in KBS2's science fiction drama Are You Human Too?.
|2012||To the Beautiful You||Student (ep.3,7)||
|2013||After School: Lucky or Not||Seo Kang-joon||
|Good Doctor||Disorderly student (ep.12)||
|The Suspicious Housekeeper||Choi Soo-hyuk||
|Haneuljae's Murder (Drama Festival)||Yoon-ha||
|2014||Cunning Single Lady||Gook Seung-hyun|
|What Happens to My Family?||Yoon Eun-ho||
|The Best Future||Choi Go||
|2015||Splendid Politics||Hong Joo-won||
|To Be Continued||Ah-rin's older brother||
Naver TV Cast
|2016||Cheese in the Trap||Baek In-ho||
|Entertainer||Lee Sang-won (ep.7-8)||
|2017||Idol Fever||Guest Role||
|2018||Are You Human Too?||Nam Shin / Nam Shin-III||
|2014||My Love, My Bride||Joon-soo|
|2015||The Beauty Inside||Woo-jin (Cameo)|
|Summer Snow||Han Sang-gyu|
||Roommate - Season 1 & 2||
||Running Man||Guest (ep.230)|
|Match Made in Heaven Returns||
|Dating Alone||Guest (ep.4-5)|
|Taste of Others||
||Live Talk Show Taxi||
|Law of the Jungle in Tonga||
||Cast member (ep.203-211)|
|The Return of Superman||
|2013||"Do You Want Some Tea?"||
|2014||"Re;code Episode 5 - I'm in Love"||
|"From My Heart"||
Awards and nominations
|2014||7th Korea Drama Awards||Best New Actor||
|16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival||Nominated|
|MBC Drama Awards||Nominated|
|KBS Drama Awards||
|SBS Entertainment Awards||Best Male Newcomer||
|2015||8th Korea Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor||
|Hot Star Award||Won|||
|2016||tvN10 Awards||Made in tvN, Actor in Drama||
|1st Asia Artist Awards||Best Entertainer Award, Actor||Won|||
- "‘별그대’ 김수현 KDA 대상, 5관왕 영예(코리아드라마어워즈)". Newsen (in Korean).
- "Seo Kang-joon, Kim Sae-ron to co-star". Korea JoongAng Daily. 14 August 2015.
- "Seo Kang Jun Cast in ‘My Love My Bride’ with Shin Mina". enewsWave. 16 April 2014.
- Jin, Eun-soo (28 March 2014). "Cast confirmed for Roommate". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
- Lee, Jawon (1 April 2014). "SBS Roommate Reveals The Preview". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
- "서강준·전혜빈·설현 등 6人 '정글' 1차 라인업 완성 [종합]". Osen (in Korean). 21 January 2016.
- "Park Hae-jin, Seo Kang-joon also to star in 'Cheese'". The Korea Times.
- "Seo Kang-joon's star soars in Singapore". The Korea Times.
- "Seo Kang-joon rising hallyu star". The Korea Herald. 14 April 2016.
- "'Entourage Korea' names its cast". The Korea Times.
- "Are You Human Too: KBS's new android-human romance drama to star Seo Kang-joon, Gong Seung-yeon". International Business Times. 16 July 2017.
- "Seo Kang-joon to make a special appearance in drama 'Entertainer'". Kpop Herald. 12 May 2017.
- "SNSD's Yuri, Seo Kang-joon to star in virtual-dating show". Kpop Herald. 11 March 2015.
- "The Return of Superman 슈퍼맨이 돌아왔다 - Ep.162 [ENG / 2017.01.01]". KBS World TV.
- "Kim Sae Ron to Appear in Surprise MV with Seo Kang Jun". enewsWave. 4 November 2014.
- "[2015 KDA]김수현 눈물의 대상 '2년 연속 수상'". starin.edaily.co.kr (in Korean). 9 October 2015.
- "'AAA' 조진웅∙엑소 대상…방탄소년단∙박보검∙윤아 2관왕 [종합]". TV Daily (in Korean). 16 November 2016.
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