Shin Sung Rok

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Shin Sung-rok(born November 23, 1982) is a South Korean actor. He appears in films and television series, but is most famous and active in musical theatre .

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 Shin Sung Rok's Career

, there were only 20-25 audience members in the 500-seat hall. Despite feeling depressed and frustrated, he said the experience made him strong and helped him become an actor with plenty of guts.

, Shin was cast in his first substantial onscreen role, in the risqué cable dramaHyena(2006).Supporting roles in dramas and films followed, notably inThank You(2007) andMy Life's Golden Years(also known asAll About My Family, 2008). He also appeared on season 1 of the MBC dating reality showWe Got Marriedas a "fake couple" with female comedian Kim Shin-young .

by celebrated Korean playwright Cha Beom-seok.He later received a Best New Actor nomination from the Korea Musical Awards.

This was followed by supporting roles in the 2014 seriesTrot Lovers(as a talent agency CEO) andLiar Game(as the host of a reality show).

"The musical is like my old home and it made me what I am now, so I can't stop performing the musicals however busy I get. I always covet a good musical and try to do it because a good musical won't wait for me [...] I like musicals because I can communicate with the audience. Also, TV dramas and films are good at portraying characters in detail. I will show better performances in my new work. [...] I hope many become familiar with me through more diverse channels and come to see the musicals and boost musical culture. Personally, I want to let my name become widely known to general audiences." (The Korea Times, 2009)

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 Shin Sung Rok's Personal life

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 Shin Sung Rok's Filmography

Television

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2003 Shoot for the Stars SBS
2004 A Problem at My Younger Brother's House SBS
2006 Hyena Lee Seok-jin tvN
2007 Thank You Choi Seok-hyun MBC
Drama City"I'm a Very Special Lover" Lee Jin-ho KBS2
2008 The Art of Seduction Hyun-soo OCN
One Mom and Three Dads Na Hwang Kyung-tae KBS2
My Life's Golden Age Go Kyung-woo MBC
2009 We Got MarriedSeason 1 Himself MBC
2010 Definitely Neighbors Jang Gun-hee SBS
2013 My Love from the Star Lee Jae-kyung SBS
2014 Trot Lovers Jo Geun-woo KBS2
Liar Game Kang Do-young tvN

Film

YearTitleRole
2005 All for Love Basketball player
2007 The Worst Guy Ever Kwon Jae-hoon
2008 Lovers of Six Years Lee Jin-sung
2010 Bloody Innocent Dong-shik
Finding Mr. Destiny Captain Choi (cameo)
2011 Sung-rok
Pitch High Kang Dae-hyun

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 Shin Sung Rok's Musical theatre

YearTitleRoleRef.
2004 Moskito
2005 Passion of the Rain
Singin' in the Rain
2006 Dracula
Finding Kim Jong-wook Han Gi-joon
2007 Dancing Shadows Solomon
Hamlet Hamlet
2008 Fiddler on the Roof Perchik
2009 My Scary Girl Hwang Dae-woo
Roméo et Juliette Romeo
Jack the Ripper Andrew
2010 Monte Cristo Edmond Dantes/The Count
The Story of My Life Thomas
Tick, Tick... Boom! Jon
Hero Ahn Jung-geun
2011 Monte Cristo Edmond Dantes/The Count
2014 The Sun King Louis XIV

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 Shin Sung Rok's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2007 Korea Musical Awards Best New Actor Dancing ShadowsNominated
2008 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actor My Life's Golden AgeNominated
2010 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama Definitely NeighborsWon
2014 Korea Drama Awards Hot Star Award My Love from the StarWon

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 Shin Sung Rok's References

  1. "An Interview with Love from Star Cast Shin Sung Rok and His Chef Brother". BNTNews. April 22, 2014. 
  2. "Herald Interview: 'It is heart that embraces character'". The Korea Herald. June 21, 2007.
  3. "Shin Flies High in My Scary Girl". The Korea Times. March 3, 2009.
  4. "Shin Sung Rok: 'Middle Aged Women Fans Have Increased'". KBS Global. July 28, 2010.
  5. "What's Hakchon". Hakchon.co.kr. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  6. Dancing Shadows Sweeps Musical Awards. The Korea Times. October 24, 2007.
  7. Romeo et Juliette Back in Korean. The Korea Times. May 18, 2009.
  8. "Next Hallyu in Musicals?". The Korea Times. March 27, 2009.
  9. "Ko Hyun-jung wins grand prize at SBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. January 3, 2011. 
  10. "Watch out! They 'steal' scenes, your heart". The Korea Times. April 1, 2014. 
  11. "My Love sparks hallyu sensation". The Korea Times. March 2, 2014. 
  12. "Shin Sung-rok to join Lover of Trot". Korea JoongAng Daily. May 14, 2014. 
  13. "Kim So Eun, Lee Sang Yoon and Shin Sung Rok Confirmed for Drama Liar Game". enewsWorld. September 12, 2014. 
  14. "Shin and Kim are a couple". Korea JoongAng Daily. May 7, 2014. 
  15. "Now showing: The Story of My Life". The Korea Times. June 9, 2011.
  16. "모스키토". Hakchon.co.kr. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  17. "Moskito - Info". Hakchon.co.kr. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  18. "From playwright to director: Bold move". Korea JoongAng Daily. January 31, 2011.
  19. "Fall winds blow Shakespeare to Korea". Korea JoongAng Daily. October 4, 2007.
  20. Fiddler Touches Hearts of Audience. The Korea Times. November 24, 2008.
  21. "Director Portrays Fiddler in Korean Sentiment". The Korea Times. October 22, 2008.
  22. "Star-Studded Cast Shine in Monte Cristo". The Korea Times. February 10, 2010.
  23. Special effects sizzle in Monte Cristo. Korea JoongAng Daily. April 28, 2010.
  24. "Two-man Broadway musical to hit stage". The Korea Times. June 8, 2010.
  25. "Shin Chun-soo says Story goes against current musicals". 10Asia. June 3, 2010.
  26. "Cover Story: 당신의 서른 즈음에 대하여". Chungmu Art Hall. August 24, 2010.
  27. "Chung portrays patriot Ahn's humanity on stage". The Korea Times. December 24, 2010.
  28. Monte Cristo returns with stronger revenge. The Korea Times. May 14, 2011.
  29. "Ahn, Shin to star in musical Sun King". The Korea Times. January 29, 2014. 

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