Yu Seung-ho

유승호 / Yoo Seung Ho

Yoo Seung-ho(born 17 August 1993) is a South Korean actor. He rose to fame as a child actor inThe Way Home(2002), and has since featured in films and televisions series, including teen dramaMaster of Study(2010), suspense thrillerBlind(2011), and romantic comedyOperation Proposal(2012). After his military service, Yoo starred inRemember: War of the Son(2015).

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 Yu Seung-ho's Early life

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 Yu Seung-ho's Career

Beginnings as child actor[edit]

Thereafter affectionately labeled as "Korea's Younger Brother," Yoo also starred inHeart Is...(2006) about a boy and his beloved dog,andUnforgettable(2008) about schoolchildren from a remote island who go on a field trip to a candy factory in Seoul during the 1970s.

(2005), an adventure series for children. Yoo further built his filmography playing the younger counterparts of male protagonists in television dramas, including general Yi Sun-sin inImmortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin(2004), King Seongjong inThe King and I(2007), and Gwanggaeto the Great inThe Legend(2007).

In 2009, Yoo starred inCity of Fathers, a film about a rebellious teenager with kidney cancer , his alcoholic adoptive father and his pimp biological father; followed by4th Period Mystery, in which two students hunt for a murderer after finding a body in their classroom. Beginning episode 34, he also appeared as Kim Chunchu in the period epicQueen Seondeok, one of the highest-rated Korean dramas of that year.

Teen leading roles[edit]

Yoo had previously appeared in T-ara 's music video " Lies " withMaster of Studycostar Park Ji-yeon .

Later that year, Yoo sang a duet with singer/actress IU titled "Believe in Love." The song's lyrics was based on a diary that Yoo had written while seeing orphans of war in the slums of Sri Lanka for the charity programLove Request.

Leafie, a Hen into the Wild, which was adapted from a bestselling children's novel by Hwang Sun-mi and became one of the highest-grossing Korean animated films of all time. Yoo's character is the duckling Greenie, who is raised lovingly by his adoptive mother Leafie, an escaped farm hen.He then played a motorcycle delivery guy who witnesses a hit and run , but whose testimony contradicts that of a sight-impaired ex-police officer, in the thrillerBlind.

His decision was received positively, amidst mounting criticism of celebrity college students with lackluster attendance records.

, about a baseball player who regrets never confessing his love for his childhood best friend, until he gets the chance to repeatedly travel back in time to win her heart and prevent her from marrying someone else.

, playing a cold man who hides a vengeance-filled heart behind his seemingly gentle smile.

Following that, Yoo's first photo book titledTravel Letter, Spring Snow, And...was published; it was the last project shot by celebrity photographer Bori before her death on 9 April 2013.

Military service[edit]


Yoo followed this by starring in the period filmJoseon Magiciandirected by Kim Dae-seung , after which came a leading role as a lawyer with hyperthymesia defending his father on death row in legal thriller seriesRemember – War of the Son.

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 Yu Seung-ho's Filmography


2002 The Way Home Sang-woo
2003 Happy Ero Christmas Children's angel choir
2004 Don't Tell Papa Kim Cho-won
2006 Heart Is... Chan-yi
2008 Unforgettable Gil-su
2009 Astro Boy voice,Koreandubbed)
City of Fathers Kim Jong-chul
4th Period Mystery Han Jung-hoon
2011 Leafie, A Hen into the Wild Greenie (voice)
Blind Kwon Gi-seob
2012 3Dshort film)
2015 Joseon Magician Hwan-hee
2016 Kim Seon-dal Kim Seon-dal

Television series[]

2000 Daddy Fish Jung Da-um MBC
2001 MBC Best Theater"Boys Don't Cry" Doo-san MBC
MBC Best Theater"It Happened in the Parking Lot" MBC
2003 MBC Best Theater"All That Ramen" Joon-young MBC
MBC Best Theater"Winter Bird's Dream" Joon-ho MBC
Love Letter young Lee Woo-jin MBC
2004 MBC Best Theater"Hi, Clementine" Se-beom MBC
Sweet Buns young Lee Shin-hyuk MBC
Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin youngYi Sun-sin KBS1
Precious Family Park Joon-yi KBS2
2005 Sad Love Story young Seo Joon-young MBC
Magic Warriors Mir & Gaon Mir KBS2
2006 Alien Sam Wang Hae-ryong Tooniverse
2007 The King and I youngSeongjong SBS
The Legend youngDamdeok MBC
2009 Queen Seondeok Kim Chunchu MBC
You're Beautiful Customer at convenience store
(cameo, episode 9)
2010 Master of Study Hwang Baek-hyun KBS2
Flames of Desire Kim Min-jae MBC
2011 Warrior Baek Dong-soo Yeo Woon SBS
2012 Operation Proposal Kang Baek-ho TV Chosun
Arang and the Magistrate Jade Emperor, King of Heaven MBC
Missing You Kang Hyung-joon/Harry Borrison MBC
2013 Studying Humans KBS1
2015 Imaginary Cat Hyun Jong-hyun MBC Every 1
2015-2016 Remember - War of the Son Seo Jin-woo SBS

Music video[]

YearSong TitleArtist
2002 "Have You Ever Been Lovesick?" Lyn
"Photo" Dragonfly
2004 "I Was Thankful" Tim
2008 "Don't Go, Don't Go" Brown Eyes
"Lonely Life" So Ji-sub
2009 "Take Care of Her" Jo Sung-mo
"Lies(Part 1)" T-ara
2010 "Like a Star" Taeyeonand The One
"Believe in Love" IUand Yoo Seung-ho
2011 Huh Gakfeat. LE ofEXID
2013 So Ji-sub
2015 "You From the Same Time" Naul

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 Yu Seung-ho's Discography

YearSong TitleNotes
2010 "Believe in Love" Duet withIU

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 Yu Seung-ho's Photo Book

2013 Travel Letter, Spring Snow, And... Wisdom House ISBN 9788959137268

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 Yu Seung-ho's Endorsements

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 Yu Seung-ho's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2002 Young Artist Awards Recipient The Way HomeWon
2005 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actor Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin , Precious FamilyWon
2007 1st Korea Movie Star Awards Best Young Actor Heart Is...Won
SBS Drama Awards Best Young Actor The King and IWon
2008 2nd Mnet 20's Choice Awards Hot Younger MaleN/AWon
2009 Male Star AwardN/AWon
Best New Actor Queen SeondeokWon
2010 46th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV)Master of StudyNominated
26th Korea Best Dressed Swan Awards Best Dressed, TV Actor categoryWon
KBS Drama Awards Best Couple Award with Park Ji-yeonNominated
Netizens' Award, ActorNominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesNominated
2012 MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Arang and the Magistrate,Missing YouNominated
2013 Excellence Award from the Battalion CommanderN/AWon
2016 52nd Paeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actor (Film) The MagicianPending

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 Yu Seung-ho's References

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