Park Yoo-chun( Hangul :박유천; hanja :朴裕仟; born June 4, 1986), simply known asYoochun, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, rapper, model, and actor. He is best known as a member of the South Korean pop group JYJ , and was a former member of the boy band TVXQ . Park is also known by the stage namesMicky Yoochun(in South Korea) andYuchun(in Japan).Park has become well-known for his acting in the dramasSungkyunkwan Scandal,Miss Ripley,Rooftop PrinceandMissing You.
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He returned to South Korea after he was scouted by Brothers Entertainment. He was later signed as an artist by S.M. Entertainment .He has a younger brother, Park Yu-hwan , who is also an actor.
From 2003 to 2009, Park performed as a member of the best-selling K-pop boy band TVXQ . In July 2009, Park and two of his TVXQ bandmates, Jaejoong and Junsu , filed a lawsuit against their South Korean agency S.M. Entertainment. Through their lawyers, the members stated that the 13-year contract was excessively long, schedules were held out without the confirmation or permission of the members, contract terms have been extended and changed without their knowledge or consent and that the group's earnings were not fairly distributed to the members. After TVXQ's Japanese label announced a group hiatus in early 2010, they formed a new three member group initially known as JUNSU/JEJUNG/YUCHUN in Japan.
In November 28, 2012, the legal battle between JYJ and S.M. finally ended. Both sides agreed to retiring every judicial accusation against each other and not interfering in each other actions.
However, Avex had announced the suspension and when in Japan, the same month that year.
JYJ proceeded to releaseThe Beginning, a global album which was sung in English. JYJ promoted the new album via a worldwide showcase tour throughout October and November with dates in South Korea, Southeast Asia and the United States.
In January 25, 2011, JYJ released Korean extended play Their Rooms "Our Story" ." JYJ's second group album and first full length Korean-language albumIn Heavenwas released September 28, 2011.
The tour is then extended to Europe and South America, adding another four stops in Spain, Germany, Chile and Peru.
In addition to being a musician, Park has also been active as an actor since 2010.
For" Miss Ripley", Park sang "너를 위한 빈자리 (The Empty Space for You)". It appeared in the ninth episode of the drama and was released on the" Miss Ripley" OST (Part 3).
.For the Trick project, he wrote the lyrics to his solo " My Girlfriend ", entirely in English.
. For the group's Japanese releases, Park wrote and co-composed "Kiss Shita Mama, Sayonara"Kissしたまま、さよなら,lit. As We Kiss, Goodbye?)with Hero forT, TVXQ's third Japanese album.In September 2009, he and Hero released a self-written duet, " Colors (Melody and Harmony)/Shelter ", which was used as the image song for Hello Kitty 's 35th anniversary.
Park has also written songs for JYJ's albums. "I Love You", a track featured in JYJ's 2010 albumThe Beginning, was penned by Park. In January 2011, Park was the lyricist/composer in JYJ's music essay calledTheir Rooms "Our Story"for the song "이름없는 노래 Part 1 (A Song Without A Name, Part 1)". In addition, he also composed the rap in bandmate Junsu 's song, "Xiahtic". ForIn Heaven, Park co-wrote "Get Out" with bandmate Jaejoong .
In June 2010 Park began his official acting career by appearing in the Japanese BeeTV mobile dramaBeautiful Love ～君がいれば～(Beautiful Love ~If you were here ~) as Young-soo, the runaway heir of a conglomerate.
Sungkyunkwan Scandal(성균관스캔들). He portrayed Lee Seon Joon, a wealthy, passionable and studious nobleman, who falls in love with his fellow schoolmate—a woman disguised as a man.He received the "Rookie of the Year" Award, "Netizen Award" and "Best Couple" Award at the 2010 KBS Drama Awards ceremony. He won "Best Newcomer Award" and "Most Popular Actor in a TV Drama" at The 47th Baeksang Arts Awards, the most prestigious entertainment awards in South Korea. Park also won "Best Actor" and "Most Popular Asian Actor" at the 6th Seoul International Drama Awards.
Miss Ripleywith Lee Da-hae , Kim Seung-woo , and Kang Hye-jung .His character as Song Yoo-hyun has him playing a half-Korean, half-Japanese second-generation director who will falls blindly in love with the antiheroine. At the 2011 MBC Drama Awards, Park won "Best Newcomer" for his role as lead male in "Miss Ripley."
In 2012, he starred in the SBS dramaRooftop Princewith Han Ji-min . Park's third role was Lee Gak, a Joseon era prince who time-travels 300 years to the present day, and also as Yong Tae-yong, third generation of conglomerate. The drama started airing on March 21, 2012. On August 30, Park won "Most Popular Actor in TV Drama" at the 48th Baeksang Arts Awards, crowning him as the most popular actor for two years in row.
Missing You,in which he portrays homicide detective Han Jung-woo who, in the past when he was fourteen years old, was separated from his first love.
Having played the main character in a SBS and a MBC drama during 2012, Park attended both networks' drama award shows. At the MBC Drama Awards on December 30, the actor won the "Excellence Actor in a Mini-Series" Award for his role inMissing You. At the SBS Drama Awards the following day on the 31st, he received four more awards--"Excellence Actor in a Drama Special", one of the "Top 10 Stars", "Best Couple" (shared with Han Ji-min ), and the "Netizen Popularity" Award—at the SBS Drama Awards for his performance in popular dramaRooftop Prince.
|Banjun Theater||High school student||SBS|
|Masked fencer, slave||SBS|
|2010||君がいれば ～Beautiful Love～||Young-Soo||BeeTV mobile|
|Sungkyunkwan Scandal||Lee Sun-joon||KBS2|
|2011||Miss Ripley||Song Yoohyun / Yutaka||MBC|
|2012||Rooftop Prince||Lee Gak / Yong Tae Yong||SBS|
|Missing You||Han Jungwoo||MBC|
|2014||Three Days||Han Tae Kyung||SBS|
|2011||The Hometown In Which I Used To Live||MBC||Documentary about small towns|
|2007||TVXQBigeastation||Park acted as the host with TVXQ|
|2001||American Singing Competition (Virginia)||Best Artist of the Competition||Won|
|2003||KBN Teens Singing Competition||Special Award||Won|
|2010||KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Sungkyunkwan Scandal|
|Best Couple Award (with Park Min Young )|
|2011||47th Paeksang Arts Award||Best New Actor|
|Most Popular Male Actor|
|6th Seoul International Drama Awards||People's Choice Award (Korea)|
|Outstanding Korean Actor|
|MBC Drama Awards||Best Newcomer||Miss Ripley|
|2012||48th Paeksang Arts Award||Most Popular Male Actor|
|2012 K-Star News Awards||Best Idol Actor (voted by children)||Won|
|7th Seoul International Drama Awards||People's Choice Award (Korea)||Rooftop Prince|
|Outstanding Korean Actor|
|2012 German Remarkable Korean Awards||Best Male Actor||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Actor Award (Drama Special)|
|Top 10 Stars|
|Best Couple Award (with Han Ji-min )|
|Netizen Popularity Award|
|MBC Drama Awards||Popularity Award||Missing You||Nominated|
|Best Couple Award (with Yoon Eun-hye )|
|Excellence Actor Award (Mini Series)|
|2013||49th Paeksang Arts Awards||Most Popular Male Actor||Won|
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