Yoon Kye sang

December 20, 1978

Yoon Kye-sang(born December 20, 1978) is a South Korean actor and singer. He began his career in 1999 as part of the K-pop boy band g.o.d , then left the group in 2004 and pursued an acting career. He made his acting debut in the filmFlying Boys(2004), for which he won Best New Actor at the Baeksang Arts Awards . Yoon became active in both television and film, with leading roles in romantic comedies such asMy 19 Year Old Sister-in-Law(2004) andWho Are You?(2008) and the melodramaCrazy for You(2007), as well as more serious fare inThe Moonlight of Seoul(2008) andThe Executioner(2009). After a supporting turn in the hit seriesThe Greatest Love(2011), he returned to the big screen in the well-received indiePoongsan(2011).

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 Yoon Kye sang's Career

1999-2004: Pop star beginningsedit

making his film debut inFlying Boys, directed by Byun Young-joo .He made his television debut that same year inMy 19 Year Old Sister-in-Lawwith Jung Da-bin .

Military serviceedit

He was discharged from the army on December 6, 2006. In an interview that day, he said that he had not slept the night before and was very tired, but looked forward to seeing his fans; he further stated that he planned to resume his career in 2007.

2007-present: Acting careeredit

, playing a couple in a six-year relationship. According to Kim, her initial perception of Yoon was that he was very shy, whereas Yoon perceived Kim as snobby, so it took them some time to break the ice and establish a good working relationship.Later that year, he took a dual role in the comedy television seriesWho Are You?, playing a cold-hearted corporate raider who, in the aftermath of a traffic accident, becomes possessed by the spirit of a cheerful deliveryman for a few hours each day.At the same time he took a starring role opposite Ha Jung-woo inBeastie Boys(also known asThe Moonlight of Seoul), portraying a worker in a host club ;The Korea Timesmovie review praised him for his "gripping performance."

Just before the movie came out, he made controversial remarks in an interview withGQ Koreastating that the South Korean movie industry was dominated by leftists . As controversy rose among internet users over his remarks, he quickly made an apology for what he described as his "ignorance."He also became part of the ensemble cast inCome, Closer, a 2010 omnibus feature that follows the broken relationships of five couples.

Yoon said he wanted to play a character "who gets loved by the public" and took on a supporting role as a sweet, kind doctor in romantic comedyThe Greatest Love.

He was recognized with Best Actor nominations from the 2011 Grand Bell Awards and Blue Dragon Film Awards .

Acting Classwhen the big-screen comedy encountered pre-production delays.

After honing his cooking skills and learning culinary secrets, Yoon prepared a feast for his former band members g.o.d on the show's season finale; it was also the first time in eight years all five members of g.o.d appeared on television together.During the dinner, Yoon clarified that he had left the band because he initially wanted to quit being a celebrity.

in 2013.Yoon then signed with a new talent agency, Saram Entertainment.

, in the role of an adult film director who dreams of making his first commercial feature.

Last, a cable series based on Kang Hyung-kyu's webtoon about a fund manager whose financial ruin leads to life among the homeless living underground at Seoul Station ,followed byLove Guide for Dumpees(titledDramatic One Nightin Korean), a play-turned-movie about a man and woman who agree to be casual lovers but end up finding something more.

2014-present: Return to g.o.d and reunionedit

Yoon wrote the lyrics for the song "Wind" (바람), which was released after the conclusion of their nationwide tour as a gesture of gratitude to fans.

He was cast in the Korean remake of American television seriesThe Good Wife.

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 Yoon Kye sang's Personal life

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 Yoon Kye sang's Filmography

Film

YearTitleRole
2004 Flying Boys Kang Min-jae
2008 Lovers of Six Years Kim Jae-young
The Moonlight of Seoul Kim Seung-woo
2009 The Executioner Oh Jae-kyung
2010 Come, Closer Hyun-oh
2011 Poongsan Poongsan
2013 One Perfect Day(short film) Un-cheol
2014 Red Carpet Park Jung-woo
2015 Minority Opinion Yoon Jin-won
A Dramatic Night Yoo Jung-hoon
2016 The Bacchus Lady Do-hoon
2017 The Outlaws Jang Chen
2018 Golden Slumber Moo-yeol

Television series

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2001 New Nonstop MBC
2004 My 19 Year Old Sister-in-Law Kang Seung-jae SBS
2007 Crazy for You Kim Chae-joon SBS
2008 Who Are You? Cha Seung-hyo MBC
2009 Triple Jang Hyun-tae MBC
2010 Road No. 1 Shin Tae-ho MBC
2011 The Greatest Love Yoon Pil-joo MBC
High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged Yoon Kye-sang MBC
2013 Potato Star 2013QR3 Brain surgeon Kye-sang
(cameo, episodes 9-10)
tvN
2014 The Full Sun Jung Se-ro/Lee Eun-soo KBS2
2015 Last Jang Tae-ho jTBC
2016 The Good Wife Seo Joong-won tvN

Variety show

YearTitleNetwork
2000-2001 g.o.d's Babysitting Diaries MBC
2010 It Travel: Yoon Kye-sang in Turkey TrendE
2012 Real Mate in Australia: Kye-sang andSe-inGo toSydney QTV
One Table with Yoon Kye-sang O'live
2013 Stars Into Travel: Yoon Kye-sang's Tasteful Journey
toGyeongbuk
KBS2

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 Yoon Kye sang's Discography

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 Yoon Kye sang's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2004 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special My 19 Year Old Sister-in-LawNominated
2005 41st Baeksang Arts Awards Best New ActorFlying BoysWon
26th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New ActorNominated
4th Korean Film Awards Best New ActorNominated
2007 Andre Kim Best Star Awards Best Star Award, Male categoryN/AWon
SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Crazy for YouNominated
2011 48th Grand Bell Awards Best ActorPoongsanNominated
32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActorNominated
MBC Entertainment Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Sitcom/Comedy High Kick: Revenge of the Short LeggedWon
MBC Drama Awards Best New Actor in a Miniseries The Greatest LoveNominated

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 Yoon Kye sang's References

  1. "다섯 남자 god의 귀환…" (in Korean). MBC. November 29, 2014. 
  2. Kim, Hee-ju (August 4, 2011). "Actor Yoon Kye-sang's Song Picks". 10Asia. 
  3. Cho, Jae-hyon (March 19, 2010). "Yoon Kye-sang's Leftist Remarks Cause Online Stir". The Korea Times. 
  4. "My 19-year-old Sister-in-law". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  5. "god Is Dead". The Chosun Ilbo. October 12, 2005. 
  6. "A musician in the South Korean army". The Standard (Hong Kong). April 27, 2006. 
  7. "god 출신 윤계상, 춘천 102보충대 입소" [g.o.d. member Yoon Kye-sang enters 102nd Reserves at Chuncheon]. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). December 7, 2004. 
  8. "Yoon Kye-sang Receive Citations". KBS Global. January 20, 2005. 
  9. 윤계상 제대...내년 초 방송 복귀 [Yoon Gye-sang discharged...will resume appearances next year]. SBS News (in Korean). December 6, 2006. 
  10. 윤계상, 과거 군시절 사진공개..'볼살통통' [Yoon Kye-sang's old army photos go public ... 'fat cheeks']. Money Today (in Korean). June 25, 2011. 
  11. "Rain Voted Most Likely to Dominate 2007". The Chosun Ilbo. January 2, 2007. 
  12. 예비역 윤계상 '사랑에 미치다' [Reservist Yoon Kye-sang Crazy in Love]. Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). January 25, 2007. 
  13. Lee, Hyo-won (January 15, 2008). "Actors Kim, Yoon Gossip About Love". The Korea Times. 
  14. Kwon, Mee-yoo (March 4, 2008). "Different Bodies for Different Souls in Who Are You". The Korea Times. 
  15. Lee, Hyo-won (April 28, 2008). "Moonlight Shines on Seoul's Nightlife". The Korea Times. 
  16. Oh, Jean (June 10, 2009). "MBC's new series a Triple threat". The Korea Herald. 
  17. Lee, Hyo-won (October 22, 2009). "Executioner Looks At Death Row". The Korea Times. 
  18. "2010.10.29 NOW PLAYING". Korea JoongAng Daily. October 29, 2009. 
  19. Mudge, James (May 18, 2011). "Come, Closer (2010) Movie Review". Beyond Hollywood. 
  20. Han, Sang-hee (June 21, 2010). "Road No. 1 to feature war, love, comradeship". The Korea Times. 
  21. Wee, Geun-woo (May 13, 2010). "Kim Ha-neul says "first time receiving such a moving script"". 10Asia. 
  22. Kwon, Mee-yoo (May 3, 2011). "TV soap to peek into celebrity life". The Korea Times. 
  23. Lee, Hyo-won (July 14, 2011). "Filmmaking is not about money: Kim Ki-duk". The Korea Times. 
  24. Lee, Hyo-won (July 27, 2011). "Poongsan: a director's mission impossible". The Korea Times. 
  25. Kim, Hee-ju (July 15, 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Yoon Kye-sang - Part 1". 10Asia. 
  26. Kim, Hee-ju (July 15, 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Yoon Kye-sang - Part 2". 10Asia. 
  27. Kim, Hee-ju (July 15, 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Yoon Kye-sang - Part 3". 10Asia. 
  28. Kim, Heidi (June 28, 2011). "Yoon Kye-sang to star in sitcom High Kick 3". 10Asia. 
  29. Sunwoo, Carla (March 1, 2012). "Yoon Kye-sang to star in action extravaganza". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  30. Ho, Stewart (July 19, 2012). "Yoon Kye Sang Plays Developmentally Disabled Imposter in New Movie". enewsWorld. 
  31. Lee, Tae-ho (July 20, 2012). "Yoon Kye-sang scores 1st lead role in new family comedy pic". 10Asia. 
  32. Ho, Stewart (November 5, 2012). "Yoon Kye Sang Pulls Out of Acting Class and In Talks to Join Minority Opinion". enewsWorld. 
  33. "Yoon Kye Sang in Real Mate Pilot Episode". Just Yoon Kye Sang. May 28, 2012. 
  34. Sunwoo, Carla (August 23, 2012). "Yoon Kye-sang to take on cookery". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  35. Choi, Eun-hwa (November 1, 2012). "All Five Members of g.o.d Come Together for Yoon Kye Sang on One Table". enewsWorld. 
  36. Ho, Stewart (November 9, 2012). "Yoon Kye Sang Impresses g.o.d With His Cooking on One Table". enewsWorld. 
  37. "Yoon Kye Sang reveals why he left g.o.d". Allkpop. November 17, 2012. 
  38. Lee, Eun-sun (March 15, 2013). "KIM Jee-woon, to Direct Second Way to Nature Film Project". Korean Film Council. 
  39. Jeon, Su-mi (August 30, 2013). "Yoon Kye Sang Signs with Saram Entertainment". enewsWorld. 
  40. Jin, Eun-soo (September 25, 2014). "Director taps into own experience for adult film". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  41. Lee, Seung-mee (November 6, 2014). "Yoon Kye-sang seeks a life free from pressure". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  42. Kim, Yeon-ji (June 30, 2015). "Yoon still 'craves' acting". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  43. Choi, He-suk (June 15, 2015). "Actor Yoon Kye-sang to make comeback in action drama". K-pop Herald. 
  44. Won, Ho-jung (December 3, 2015). "Herald Interview: Yoon Kye-sang on playing the ordinary man". The Korea Herald. 
  45. "Yoon Kye Sang's Honest Message Brings Tears to g.o.d Members and Fans". Soompi. July 14, 2014. 
  46. Park, Gyu-oh (September 3, 2014). "g.o.d. to hold encore concert on Oct. 25". The Korea Herald. 
  47. "Episode 212: g.o.d". Healing Camp, Aren't You Happy. December 7, 2015. SBS. 
  48. ""이제 안 헤어져" 윤계상의 약속, 다시 찾아온 god의 보통날". Kukmin Ilbo (in Korean). December 21, 2015. 
  49. Sohn, Ji-young (July 8, 2014). "g.o.d. makes grand return with new LP Chapter 8". The Korea Herald. 
  50. Lee, Sung-eun (September 16, 2014). "After tour, g.o.d. plans concert encore". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  51. "g.o.d to thank fans with the release of single album 'Wind'". October 15, 2014. 
  52. "'레드카펫' 윤계상 "버무림 기막힌 영화…편견없이 봐달라"" (in Korean). Yonhap News Agency. October 21, 2014. 
  53. "Yoon Kye Sang Joins Star-Studded Cast of tvN's "The Good Wife"". Soompi. April 13, 2016. 
  54. "Attack on TV Star Renews Old Fears". The Chosun Ilbo. February 21, 2008. 
  55. "Lee Ha-nui gets host gig on SNL Korea". The Korea Times. February 18, 2016. 
  56. "Midnight in Seoul". Time Out Group. January 23, 2017. 
  57. "전세계 시리얼 맛볼 수 있는 '시리얼 카페' 차린 연예인". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). May 2, 2017. 

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