Shin Il Kang


Kang Shin-il(born November 26, 1960) is a South Korean actor. Kang graduated from Kyung Hee University with a degree in electronic engineering , but he soon put aside his studies and spent most of his time in Daehangno , Seoul 's theater district, where he formed a troupe calledTestimonythat performed at smaller venues. In 1985, he made his acting debut inChilsu and Mansu, and soon gained fame as a stage actor in plays such asKimchigook Goes CrazyandChronicles of Han.He appeared onscreen for the first time in the 1988 film adaptation ofChilsu and Mansuand became a prolific supporting actor in Korean cinema and television (notably in Kang Woo-suk 'sPublic Enemyfranchise ), while continuing to do theater. In 2007, Kang was diagnosed with liver cancer , but after recovering from surgery , he resumed his acting career.