Kim Yoon Suk


Kim Yoon-seok(born January 21, 1968) is a South Korean actor. Kim's theater background first led him to be cast in minor roles on film and television. His breakout role came as the villain in gambling filmTazza: The High Rollers(2006), but it was his performance as a pimp and ex-cop in surprise hitThe Chaser(2008) that brought him acting awards and stardom in his forties. Kim has since become an acclaimed leading actor in Korean cinema, in films such asRunning Turtle(2009),The Yellow Sea(2010),Punch(2011), andThe Thieves(2012).

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  • by jaicoree  -  January 14, 2017 04:19 AM

    "Like a Virgin" + DVD Giveaway

    Dong-goo (played byRyoo Deok-hwan) is a pudgy yet strong teenage boy who idolizes Madonna and eagerly looks forward to the day when he's able to scrape enough money together to afford gender reassignment surgery. Dong-goo discovers that there's quite a bit of scholarship money to be had by competing…

  • by robotman  -  January 9, 2017 10:55 AM

    Kim Yoon-seok apologizes for sexual harassment

    ActorKim Yoon-seokapologized for the issue he caused.At the premiere of the movie"Will You Be There"on the 5th,Kim Yoon-seoksaid, "I admit my mistake in a recent interview. I think it's best that I apologize"."I am sorry that I caused discomfort for everyone due to my hastin…

  • by asian  -  January 9, 2017 10:38 AM

    Kim Yoon-seok and Byeon Yo-han's fantasy romance movie, "Will You Be There"

    ActorsKim Yoon-seokandByeon Yo-hanare starring in the movie"Will You Be There"and they have done an excellent job."Will You Be There"is the story of a man who takes 10 pills that bring him 30 years into the past, then meets himself and changes something he did back then. This mov…

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 Kim Yoon Suk's Career

In 2010 Kim reunited withThe Chasercostar Ha Jung-woo in Na's ambitious sophomore filmThe Yellow Sea.The year after,Punchbecame the third highest grossing film of 2011, in which Kim portrayed an ill-tempered teacher giving courage to a youth from the slums.Kim once again triumphed in 2012, as his heist movieThe Thievesbecame the second best-selling Korean film of all time .He continued working with Korea's leading directors, in Yim Soon-rye 'sSouth Bound,Jang Joon-hwan 'sHwayi: A Monster Boy,and Kwak Kyung-taek 'sThe Classified File.

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 Kim Yoon Suk's Filmography


1994 A Little Lover Student at karaoke
2001 Kiss Me Much Bailiff 1
2002 Oollala Sisters Sachae Quik
2004 The Big Swindle Detective Lee
To Catch a Virgin Ghost Hak-gyu
2005 All for Love Dong-man
My Girl and I Biology teacher
2006 Running Wild Joo Hyun-tae
Like a Virgin Oh Dong-ku's father
Tazza: The High Rollers Agwi
2007 The Happy Life Seong-wook
2008 The Chaser Eom Joong-ho
2009 Running Turtle Jo Pil-seong
Jeon Woo-chi: The Taoist Wizard Hwadam
2010 The Yellow Sea Myun Jung-hak
2011 Punch Lee Dong-ju
2012 The Thieves Macao Park
2013 South Bound Choi Hae-gab
Hwayi: A Monster Boy Seok-tae
2014 Haemoo Captain Cheol-joo
Tazza: The Hidden Card Agwi
2015 C'est Si Bon Oh Geun-tae (40s)
The Classified File Gong Gil-yong
The Priests Father Kim

Television series

2004 Drama City"Anagram" Detective KBS2
Drama City"Blue Skies in Jeju Island" Kyung-soo KBS2
2005 Drama City"Home Improvement Activity Log" KBS2
Loveholic KBS2
Resurrection Cheon Gong-myung KBS2
2006 Thank You, My Life Kang Yoon-ho KBS2
Love Me When You Can Han Dong-gyu MBC

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 Kim Yoon Suk's Theater

1988 A Streetcar Named Desire Stanley Kowalski
1993 There Is a Soup
The Revolt of Women
1994 Giselle
살찐 소파에 대한 일기
Waiting for Godot
The Birthday Party
1998 Equus Martin Dysart
2000 아싸나체
Blood Brothers
2001 Oedipus
Line 1
2002 Long Day's Journey into Night
2006 Dream of Autumn

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 Kim Yoon Suk's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2006 27th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Tazza: The High RollersNominated
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor Love Me When You CanWon
2007 8th Busan Film Critics Awards Best Supporting ActorTazza: The High RollersWon
1st Korea Movie Star Awards Best Supporting ActorWon
44th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting ActorWon
2008 44th Baeksang Arts Awards Best ActorThe ChaserNominated
16th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best ActorWon
9th Busan Film Critics Awards Best ActorWon
17th Buil Film Awards Best ActorWon
45th Grand Bell Awards Best ActorWon
Most Popular ActorWon
29th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActorWon
7th Korean Film Awards Best ActorWon
4th University Film Festival of Korea Best ActorWon
2nd Asia Pacific Screen Awards Best ActorNominated
2009 46th Grand Bell Awards Best ActorRunning TurtleNominated
30th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActorNominated
2010 46th Baeksang Arts Awards Best ActorNominated
2011 48th Grand Bell Awards Best ActorThe Yellow SeaNominated
32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActorNominated
2012 3rd KOFRA Film Awards Best ActorPunchWon
48th Baeksang Arts Awards Best ActorNominated
21st Buil Film Awards Best ActorNominated
33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActorNominated
20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) in Film The ThievesWon
2015 24th Buil Film Awards Best Actor The Classified FileNominated

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 Kim Yoon Suk's References

  1. "KIM Yun-seok". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  2. Lee, Hyo-won (29 June 2008). "Daejong Film Fest Showcases Trends". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  3. Yang, Sung-jin (3 June 2009). "A creative take on detective character". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  4. Lee, Ji-hye (18 November 2009). "Woochi set to work its magic – Part 1". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  5. Lee, Ji-hye (18 November 2009). "Woochi set to work its magic – Part 2". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  6. Kang, Myoung-seok (17 December 2009). "Gang Dong-won says he may write Woochi sequel". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  7. Han, Sang-hee (23 November 2010). "Yellow Sea to offer real drama, thrills". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  8. Lee, Jin-ho (6 October 2011). "Hope Seeping from the Scars of Youth, Punch". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  9. "Ha Jung-woo, Ha Ji-won Voted Most Popular Movie Stars". The Chosun Ilbo. 21 May 2012. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  10. Cho, Jae-eun (13 June 2012). "The Thieves all-star cast set to steal show". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  11. Quinn, Paul (November 2012). "The London Korean Film Festival 2012 Interviews - Choi Dong-hoon and Kim Yoon-suk". Hangul Celluloid. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  12. Park, Eun-jee (1 February 2013). "Run to the South explores freedom's pleasures, price". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  13. Frater, Patrick (12 December 2012). "Hwayi marks return for Kim, Jang". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 
  14. Yoon, Ji-won (5 June 2015). "Kim Yun-seok shows a softer side in Classified". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-06-06. 

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