Yoo Yeon-Seok

안연석 / Ahn Yun Suk

Yoo Yeon-seok(born Ahn Yeon-seok on April 11, 1984) is a South Korean actor. After making his acting debut in 2003 with a small role inOldboy, he resumed his acting career in 2008. His notable works include the filmsRe-encounterandWhistle Blower, as well as the television seriesReply 1994.

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 Yoo Yeon-Seok's Career


Midnight HospitalandTasty Life.But Yoo received his best reviews yet for playing a sensitive ex-boyfriend searching for his child in indieRe-encounter.

He further raised his profile with comedy filmBorn to Singand the fantasy seriesGu Family Book.

Yoo then appeared in the travel- reality showYouth Over Flowers.

(a remake ofWoman of Straw), andThe Beauty Inside(adapted from the social film of the same title ).Later in the year, Yoo played the protagonist inLe Passe-Muraille("The Man Who Walked Through Wall"); this was his first stage musical since his professional acting debut (Yoo had previously appeared in theatrical productions while still in university).

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 Yoo Yeon-Seok's Filmography


2003 Oldboy young Lee Woo-jin
Miles to Go Before I Sleep short film
2008 A Mercy Killing
2009 Short! Short! Short! 2009: Show Me the Money short film"Saw"
2011 Re-encounter Han-soo
2012 Ho-ya (Eighteen, Nineteen) Ho-ya
Architecture 101 Jae-wook
Two Weddings and a Funeral Joon
Horror Stories Man short film"Beginning"
A Werewolf Boy Ji-tae
2013 Born to Sing Dong-soo
Hwayi: A Monster Boy Park Ji-won
2014 Whistle Blower Shim Min-ho
The Royal Tailor the King
2015 Perfect Proposal Sung-yeol
The Beauty Inside Woo-jin
2016 Love, Lies Kim Yoon-woo
Mood of the Day Jae-hyun

Television series[]

2008 General Hospital 2 Heo Woo-jin MBC
2009 Dream Noh Chul-joong SBS
Soul Baek Joong-chan MBC
2010 Running, Gu Heo Ji-man MBC
Pure Pumpkin Flower Oh Hyo-joon SBS
2011 Midnight Hospital Yoon Sang-ho MBC
A Thousand Kisses Hyung-soo MBC
2012 Tasty Life Choi Jae-hyuk SBS
What About Mom? Kim Yeon-seok MBC
2013 Gu Family Book Park Tae-seo MBC
Reply 1994 Chilbong tvN
2015 Warm and Cozy Baek Gun-woo MBC

Variety show[]

2012 Cats and Dogs tvN MC
Strong Heart SBS Guest, episodes 137-138
2013 Strong Heart SBS Guest, episodes 163-164
Hwasin – Controller of the Heart SBS Guest, episodes 10-11
2014 Taxi tvN Guest, episode 319
Youth Over Flowers tvN Cast member
Healing Camp, Aren't You Happy SBS Guest, episode 152
2016 Please Take Care of My Refrigerator JTBC Guest, episode 60,61
WEKID MNet Teacher / Permanent cast

Music video[]

YearSong titleArtist
2009 "Things to Do Tomorrow" Yoon Jong-shin
"On the Days I Longed for Love" Lee Oh Gong Gam
2013 "You Fool"
"Things to Do Tomorrow" Sung Si-kyung
"The Day to Love" Lee Seung-chul
"One Way Love" Hyolyn
"Only Feeling You" Yoo Yeon-seok,Son Ho-junandJung Woo
2014 "Three People" Toy
2015 "Because You're Pretty" Standing Egg

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 Yoo Yeon-Seok's Theater

2008 The Good Person of Szechwan
2009 The Understudy
2015-2016 Le Passe-Muraille Dusoleil

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 Yoo Yeon-Seok's Book

2014 Yoo Yeon-seok's Dream Paperbook ISBN 9788997148387

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 Yoo Yeon-Seok's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2011 48th Grand Bell Awards Best New Actor Re-encounterNominated
2012 33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor Horror StoriesNominated
2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actor (TV) Reply 1994Nominated
7th Style Icon Awards Top 10 Style IconsN/AWon
2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting ActorThe Royal TailorNominated
52nd Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting ActorNominated
MBC Drama Awards Top 10 Stars Award Warm and CozyWon

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 Yoo Yeon-Seok's References

  1. Wee, Geun-woo (29 June 2010). "My Name Is: Yoo Yeon-seok". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  2. Hong, Grace Danbi (25 November 2013). "Director of Old Boy Regrets Not Treating Yoo Yeon Seok Better". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  3. "Yoo Yeon-seok in SBS weekend drama Tasty Life". Hancinema. 20 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  4. Lee, Hyo-won (10 February 2011). "Taboo topics turn Proustian in Re-encounter". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  5. Beck, Una (15 February 2011). "REVIEW: Film Re-encounter (2011)". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  6. Choi, Eun-hwa (23 March 2012). "Yoo Yeon Seok Stands Out as the Easy-to-Hate Villain in Architecture 101". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  7. Lim, Ju-hui (27 September 2012). "Wolf Boy Yoo Yeon Seok talks about his character". StarN News. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  8. Jeon, Su-mi (19 November 2012). "A Werewolf Boy Passes 5 Million Mark and Gets the Cast Celebrating". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  9. Ki, Myung-kyoon (8 July 2013). "INTERVIEW: Actor Yoo Yeon-seok". TenAsia. Retrieved 2013-07-10. 
  10. Park, Ji-ryun (11 January 2014). "Interview: Yoo Yeon Seok Talks About His Past Crushes". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-01-16. 
  11. "Yoo Yeon-seok on The Informant and life after Chilbongie". Dramabeans. 21 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-24. 
  12. Jo, Yeon-kyung (21 September 2014). "Interview: Yoo Yeon Seok Is Willing to Go Public with Relationship If Found Out". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-09-24. 
  13. Park, Yoon-jin (16 October 2014). "Yoo Yeon Seok, "I Felt My Limit As An Actor Because Of My Appearance"". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-01-04. 
  14. Lee, Ji-hye (10 November 2014). "Actor YOO Yeon-seok of WHISTLE BLOWER: A Hard Worker on the Run". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2015-01-04. 
  15. Jang, Seo-young (1 August 2014). "Flowers takes on a youthful twist". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-09-24. 
  16. Jo, Yeon-kyung (21 September 2014). "Interview: Yoo Yeon Seok Spills Stories Behind Filming Youth Over Flowers". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-09-24. 
  17. Jo, Yeon-kyung (25 March 2015). "Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora Confirmed for Warm and Cozy". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-03-26. 
  18. Tae, Sang-joon (23 June 2014). "LIM Soo-jung and YOO Yeon-seok Lead SECRET TEMPTATION Cranks-up". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-06-23. 
  19. Doo, Rumy (4 August 2015). "External beauty in Beauty Inside?". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 
  20. Jin, Min-ji (17 September 2015). "Yoo Yeon-seok to star in a musical". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-09-22. 
  21. "Honey-G Makes Official Debut with Baboya MV". Soompi. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 

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