Kim Young kwang (actor)

January 11, 1987

Kim Young-kwang(born January 11, 1987) is a South Korean actor and model. Kim began his career as a model and has walked the runways of world-renowned designers such as Alexander McQueen , Vivienne Westwood and Etro . In 2008, he was the first Asian model to walk Dior Homme 's show.As an actor, Kim has starred in the filmsRunway Cop(2012) andHot Young Bloods(2014),as well as the television dramasPinocchio(2014),D-Day(2015),Sweet Stranger and Me(2016) and Lookout (2017).

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 Kim Young kwang (actor)'s Life and career

The Beginningsedit

Mainstream Actingedit

Though he began acting in 2008, he acted in a dramaGood Doctoron KBS2 , which was one of the dramas that made him famous and also led to endorse for brand "GGIO2" with Joo Won . His breakout year was 2014, with bigger roles in dramas such as tvN 'sPlus Nine Boysand in popular dramaPinocchioalongside Lee Jong Suk and Park Shin-hye for which he received SBS Drama Awards as New Star Award for his role as Seo Beom-jo. The following year in 2015, he starred in medical dramaD-Dayrelated to earthquake and web dramaDr. Ianalong with Sandara Park , which was produced by Korean channel Naver and Chinese streaming service Youku . In 2016, he was cast as lead roles in web dramaGogh, The Starry Nightalong with Kwon Yuri and in KBS2 dramaSweet Stranger and Mealong with Soo Ae .

In September same year, Kim began filming the romance filmYour Weddingwhich is set to premier in 2018. He is reunited with Park Bo-young who have previously acted together in the filmHot Young Bloods.

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 Kim Young kwang (actor)'s Personal life

White Christmas. They were given the nickname ofModel Avengersby their fans.

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 Kim Young kwang (actor)'s Filmography

Television series

YearTitleRoleNetworkNotes
2008 Worlds Within Young-woong KBS2
2009 Triple Jae-wook MBC
My Fair Lady Jung Woo-sung KBS2
2010 More Charming By the Day Lee Young-kwang MBC
2011 Jo Young-jae KBS2
Bachelor's Vegetable Store Lee Seul-woo Channel A
2012 Love Rain Han Tae-sung KBS2
Can We Get Married? Gong Ki-joong jTBC
2013 The Secret of Birth Park Soo-chang SBS
Good Doctor Han Jin-wook KBS2
2014 Kara: Secret Love Yoon Joon-moon Dramacube Item on the Bucket List")
Plus Nine Boys Kang Jin-gu tvN
Pinocchio Seo Beom-jo SBS
2015 Mo Yi-an NaverTV Cast/
Youku
Web Drama
D-Day Lee Hae-sung jTBC
2016 Kang Tae-ho Sohu/ SBS Web Drama
Go Nan-Gil KBS2
2017 Jang Do-han MBC

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2012 Runway Cop Han Seung-woo
2014 Hot Young Bloods Jo Gwang-sik
2017 Broker Choi Sang-min
Wonderful Life Tae-jin
2018 Your Wedding Woo-yeon

Reality and variety shows

YearTitleNetworkRoleNotes
2016 Law of the JungleSBSMain cast Episodes 220-224
2017 Boat Horn Clenched Fists from Episode 2

Music video

YearSong TitleArtist
2007 "My Heart Is Like That" Lee Seung-hwan
"Shout for Love" MC the Max
2008 "It's You" Shin Hye-sungandLyn
2009 "Why Are You Such a Nerd?" XXX
2011 "Don't Cry" Park Bom
2013 "You" Brown Eyed Soul
2013 "Runaway" KARA

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 Kim Young kwang (actor)'s Discography

Soundtrack appearances

YearTitleAlbum
2016"Star Candy" Gogh, The Starry NightOST

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 Kim Young kwang (actor)'s Theater

YearTitleRole
2009 Beautiful Sunday Joon-seok

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 Kim Young kwang (actor)'s Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2008 Korea Fashion Photographers Association Best New ModelN/AWon
2009 4th Asia Model Festival Awards Best Fashion ModelN/AWon
Korea Tourism Organization 한국을 빛낸 100명의 위인들N/AWon
Style Icon, Model categoryN/AWon
2013 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Good DoctorNominated
2014 22nd Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards Best New Actor in a Film Hot Young BloodsWon
SBS Drama Awards New Star Award PinocchioWon
2016 30th KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Sweet Stranger and MeNominated

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 Kim Young kwang (actor)'s References

  1. Kim, Jessica (21 April 2010). "Model-actor Kim Young-kwang". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  2. Hong, Grace Danbi (22 May 2012). "Flower Boy Models Crowd the Poster for Detective Cha". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Lee Jong-suk's New School-set Movie to Open This Month". 10Asia. Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  4. Hong, Grace Danbi (17 February 2013). "Sung Jun and Kim Young Kwang Talk Marriage, Acting, and Mothers". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  5. "Model-Turned Actor Finally Emerges from Obscurity". The Chosun Ilbo. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 2015-02-12. 
  6. Hong, Grace Danbi (22 May 2015). "Kim Young Kwang Confirmed for jTBC's New Disaster Medical Drama D-Day". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-05-28. 
  7. Nights, Kiddy (2 November 2015). "Kim Young Kwang Revealed to Have Had a Rough Childhood". Retrieved 2016-09-27. 
  8. Kazi, Pianz (8 May 2017). "MBC Lookout's new teaser poster reveals about each character of the drama". International Business Times. 
  9. "박보영X김영광, '너의 결혼식' 출연확정…첫사랑 공감로맨스". Pop Herald (in Korean). 21 September 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-25. 
  10. S, Ambili (22 September 2017). "Park Bo Young, Kim Young Kwang begin script reading for My Wedding". International Business Times. Retrieved 2017-09-25. 
  11. Hong, Grace Danbi (15 December 2013). "[Star of the Week] Kim Woo Bin's Past, Present and Future Best Friends". enewsWorld. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  12. "Actor Kim Young Kwang Quietly Enlisted in the Military". Soompi. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 2016-09-27. 
  13. Ahn Jin-yong (17 December 2013). "[단독] 김영광, 12일 조용히 입대…눈 맞으며 논산훈련소 입소". Sports Hankooki (in Korean). 
  14. Kwon, Mee-yoo (25 January 2011). "Eight chilling days of White Christmas". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 10 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  15. An, So-hyoun (29 May 2013). "Kim Young Kwang to Star in Kara's Secret Love Cinedrama". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-06-21. 
  16. Sung, So-young (22 January 2015). "Sandara Park signs up for web series". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-01-23. 
  17. boxclub. "Girls' Generation's Yuri and Kim Young Kwang Confirmed for New Web Drama". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-05-18. 
  18. leonid (6 September 2016). "Soo Ae, Kim Young Kwang, Jo Bo Ah, And Lee Soo Hyuk To Star In New KBS Drama". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-09-12. 
  19. "MBC 측 "김영광·이시영 '파수꾼' 출연 확정…5월 첫방"(공식입장)". 네이트뉴스 (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-03-08. 
  20. Choi, Ji-eun (13 November 2009). "Style Icon Awards shines 2009 with edginess". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 

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