Yoon Kyun-sang

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Yoon Kyun-sang
Yoon in 2017
Born (1987-03-31) March 31, 1987 (age 37)
  • Actor
  • model
Years active2012–present
AgentManagement A.M.9
Korean name
Revised RomanizationYun Gyun-sang
McCune–ReischauerYun 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 The Doctors (2016). He then played lead roles in The Rebel (2017), Oh, the Mysterious (2018), Clean with Passion for Now (2018), and Class of Lies (2019).


Before becoming an actor, Yoon 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.[2] He was then cast in the sports film No Breathing as a swimmer, and as the youngest detective in crime thriller Gap-dong.[3] Yoon achieved acting recognition with his supporting role in the television series, Pinocchio.[4][5]

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.[6] The same year, he was cast in the historical drama Six Flying Dragons.[7] 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.[8][9]

In 2016, Yoon starred in the popular medical drama The Doctors, as an heir to a large corporation, who became a doctor to escape the fight for inheritance.[10][11][9] Yoon's acting in Six Flying Dragons earned him a Best New Actor award at the Grimae Awards.[12] Yoon became a cast member of the third season of reality cooking show Three Meals a Day - Fishing Village.[13]

In 2017, Yoon was cast in his first leading role in historical drama The Rebel, as the titular character, Hong Gil-dong.[14] Yoon returned to join the cast of the fourth season of reality cooking show Three Meals a Day - Sea Ranch.[15][16] Yoon landed his second leading role in SBS' crime drama Oh, the Mysterious.[17][18]

In 2018, Yoon was cast in the romantic comedy drama Clean with Passion for Now.[19]

In July 2019, he returned to the small screen with school crime drama Class of Lies playing double characters of a lawyer who works undercover as a teacher at an elite high school trying to discover the truth behind a murder.[20]

In 2020, Yoon was the MC of The House Detox, a program about organizing homes, co-hosting with Shin Ae-ra and Park Na-rae.[21]

In 2021, Yoon has confirmed he will join the TVING crime detective drama The Mansion with Lim Ji-yeon, which will air in early 2022 making a comeback two years after 2019.[22]

In January 2022, it was reported that Yoon had terminated his contract with Hooxi Creative.[23] Later the same day, it was reported that Yoon had signed a contract with Management A.M.9.[24] Later on January 6, 2022, it was officially confirmed that Yoon had signed a contract with Management AM9.[25]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013 Forbidden Games Hyun-joon
No Breathing Yun Min Sang (Swimming team member 1) [3]
2015 You Call It Passion Woo Ji-han [26]
2023 Mount CHIAK Lee Min-jun [27][28]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2012 Faith Deok-man [2]
2014 Gap-dong Youngest detective [3]
2014–2015 Pinocchio Ki Jae-myung [4]
2015 The Time We Were Not in Love Cha Seo-hoo [6]
2015–2016 Six Flying Dragons Moo-hyul [9]
2016 Gogh, The Starry Night Police officer Cameo (Episode 18) [29]
The Doctors Jung Yoon-do [10]
2017 The Rebel Hong Gil-dong [14]
While You Were Sleeping couple in meadow Cameo (Episode 21) [30]
2017–2018 Oh, the Mysterious Oh Il-seung / Kim Jong-sam [17]
2018–2019 Clean with Passion for Now Jang Seon-kyul [19]
2019 The Nokdu Flower Moo-hyul Cameo (Episode 13–14) [31]
Class of Lies Ki Moo-hyuk / Ki Kang-jae [32]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Ref.
2022 Rose Mansion Min-su [22]

Television Show[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2016 Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village 3 Cast member [15]
2017 Three Meals a Day: Sea Ranch [15]
2020–2021 The House Detox Host with Shin Ae-ra and Park Na-rae [21][33]
2021 My Little Old Boy Special MC Episode 224
My Teenage Girl MC [34]
2022 My Little Old Boy Special MC Episode 294
2022–2023 Europe Outside Your Tent Cast Member Season 1 and 3 [35][36]

Music video[edit]

Year Song Title Artist Ref.
2013 "Curious" What Women Want feat. Jung Yup [37]
2014 "Girlfriend" Uniqnote feat. Bobby Kim and Jung Yup [38]
2020 "Trumpet Creeper (능소화)" Ahn Yeeun ( 안예은)


  • Jeonju Public Relations Ambassador (2022)[39]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, category, nominee of the award, and the result of the nomination
Award ceremony Year Category Nominee / Work Result Ref.
APAN Star Awards 2016 Best New Actor The Doctors Won [40]
Grimae Awards 2016 Best New Actor Six Flying Dragons Won [12]
Korea Drama Awards 2017 Excellence Award, Actor The Rebel Nominated
Korea's First Brand Awards 2017 Best Male Actor Won [41]
MBC Drama Awards 2017 Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Nominated
Popularity Award, Actor Nominated
MBC Entertainment Awards 2021 Rookie Award My Teenage Girl Nominated [42]
SBS Drama Awards 2015 New Star Award Six Flying Dragons, The Time We Were Not in Love Won [9]
2016 Excellence Award, Actor in a Genre Drama The Doctors Nominated
2017 Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday–Tuesday Drama Oh, the Mysterious Nominated
The Seoul Awards 2017 Best Actor (Drama) The Rebel Nominated


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