Yoon Kyun-sang

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Yoon Kyun-sang
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In February 2017
Born (1987-03-31) March 31, 1987 (age 31)
Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
Occupation Actor, model
Years active 2012–present
Agent Popeye Entertainment
Korean name
Hangul
Revised Romanization Yun Gyun-sang
McCune–Reischauer Yun Kyunsang

Yoon Kyun-sang (born March 31, 1987) is a South Korean actor who drew attention with his supporting roles in the television series Pinocchio (2014), Six Flying Dragons (2015–2016) and Doctors (2016). In 2017, he played the titular role in The Rebel.

Career[edit]

Before becoming an actor, he initially worked as a model. Respecting his father's wishes, he then joined the army and completed his mandatory military service. In 2012 he debuted as an actor, starring in the historical drama Faith. He was then cast in the sports film No Breathing as a swimmer, and as the youngest detective in crime thriller Gap-dong.[1] Yoon achieved acting recognition with his supporting role in the television series, Pinocchio.[1][2]

In 2015, Yoon starred alongside Ha Ji-won and Lee Jin-wook in The Time We Were Not in Love, a remake of the Taiwanese drama In Time with You.[3] The same year, he was cast in the historical drama Six Flying Dragons.[4] He played a dim-witted boy who eventually becomes the greatest swordsman of Josen, rising to the head of the royal bodyguard unit that defends the king.[5][6]

In 2016, Yoon starred in the popular medical drama Doctors, as an heir to a large corporation, who became a doctor to escape the fight for inheritance.[7][8][6] Yoon's acting in both Six Flying Dragons and Doctors earned him a Rookie Actor award at the Grimae Awards.[9]

In 2017, Yoon was cast first leading role in historical drama The Rebel, as the titular character, Hong Gil-dong.[10] Yoon became a cast member of the fourth season of reality cooking show Three Meals a Day - Sea Ranch together with Lee Seo-jin and Eric Mun.[11][12] Yoon landed his second leading role in SBS' crime drama Oh, the Mysterious.[13][14]

In 2018, Yoon was cast in the romantic comedy drama Clean with Passion for Now.[15]

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2012 Faith Deok-man SBS
2014 Gap-dong Youngest detective tvN
Pinocchio Ki Jae-myung SBS
2015 The Time We Were Not in Love Cha Seo-hoo
Six Flying Dragons Moo-hyul
2016 Gogh, The Starry Night Police officer Sohu Cameo, Ep. 18[16]
Doctors Jung Yoon-do SBS
2017 The Rebel Hong Gil-dong MBC
While You Were Sleeping SBS Cameo
2017–2018 Oh, the Mysterious Oh Il-seung/Kim Jong-sam
2018 Clean with Passion for Now Jang Seon-kyul JTBC

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2013 Forbidden Games Hyun-joon
No Breathing Swimming team member 1
2015 You Call It Passion Woo Ji-han

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2016 Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village 3 tvN Cast member with Lee Seo-jin and Eric Mun[17]
2017 Three Meals a Day: Sea Ranch Cast member with Lee Seo-jin and Eric Mun

Music video[edit]

Year Song Title Artist Note
2013 "Curious" What Women Want feat. Jung Yup
2014 "Girlfriend" Uniqnote feat. Bobby Kim and Jung Yup with Chae Soo-bin

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2015 23rd SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Six Flying Dragons Won [6]
2016 5th APAN Star Awards Best New Actor Doctors Won [18]
29th Grimae Awards Rookie Actor Award Six Flying Dragons, Doctors Won [9]
2017 1st The Seoul Awards Best Actor (Drama) The Rebel Nominated
44th MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Nominated
2018 Korea's First Brand Awards Male Actor N/A Won [19]
25th SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday–Tuesday Drama Oh, the Mysterious Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Who is Yoon Kyun-sang from "Pinocchio"?". Hancinema. Sports Hanooki. 3 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Jung, Han-ah (4 March 2015). "BNT Interview: Yoon Kyun Sang, "Bromance with Lee Jong Suk? We're close friends, he's a reliable advisor"". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-05-05. 
  3. ^ ""The Time I Loved You" Yoon Kyun-sang, a pianist". Hancinema. Star Money. 15 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Yoon Kyun-sang to star in "Six Flying Dragons"". Hancinema. Ilgan Sports. 11 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "'Six Flying Dragons' Yoon Kyun-sang's Moo-hyool vs the Moo-hyool in 'Deep-rooted Tree'". Hancinema. Osen. 4 September 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c "Rising star Yoon Gyun-sang on his streak of TV hits: After success in period and medical dramas, actor looks to the future". Korea JoongAng Daily. 5 September 2016. 
  7. ^ ""Doctors" Yoon Kyun-sang, "A doctor who's a golden spoon and cold but warm"". Hancinema. Star Money. 9 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "Even veteran actors are rookies in TV series 'Doctors'". Yonhap News Agency. 15 June 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "김응수-유이-윤균상, '2016 그리메상' 연기자 부문 수상". SPOTV News (in Korean). 16 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "Yoon Kyun-sang anticipates upcoming outlaw role". Kpop Herald. 6 December 2016. 
  11. ^ Bae Jung Hee (22 July 2017). "이서진x에릭x윤균상 '삼시세끼' 바다목장 편, 8월 4일 첫방 확정". Asia Today (in Korean). 
  12. ^ "'Three Meals a Day' PD 'content' with Eric Mun, Yoon Kyun-sang". Kpop Herald. 6 October 2016. 
  13. ^ Park Pan-seok (13 October 2017). "[공식입장] '의문의일승' 윤균상X정혜성 캐스팅 확정..'사온' 후속". OSEN (in Korean). 
  14. ^ Hong You-kyoung (14 October 2017). "SBS names lead actors for 'Doubtful Victory'". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2017-10-16. 
  15. ^ "'일뜨청' 김유정X윤균상X송재림, '만찢' 비주얼 라인업 완성[종합]". Osen (in Korean). 8 June 2018. 
  16. ^ "[단독] 윤균상, '피노키오' 조수원 감독과 재회…웹드라마 '고호' 특별출연". Star MBN (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-06-21. 
  17. ^ "Singer helps 'Three Meals a Day' end with success". The Korea Times. 27 December 2016. 
  18. ^ "[2016 APAN] 송중기, 생애 첫 대상 해냈다…조진웅 최우수상 (종합)" [Winners Announced For The 2016 APAN Star Awards]. My Daily (in Korean). 2 October 2016. 
  19. ^ Lee Seung-gil (6 November 2017). "[공식] 소미·청하·육성재·정채연, 2018년 이끌 브랜드 선정". My Daily (in Korean). 

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