Do Kyung-soo(born(1993-01-12)January 12, 1993), better known by his stage nameD.O., is a South Korean singer and actor. He is best known as a member and one of the main vocalists of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO . Apart from his group's activities, D.O. has also starred in various television dramas and movies such asPure Love(2016) andMy Annoying Brother(2016).

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 D.O. EXO's Life and career

1993–2013: Early life and career beginningsedit

He went to Goyang Poongsan Elementary School, Baekshin Middle School, and Baekseok High School. He has an older brother, Do Seungsoo, who is 3 years older than him. D.O. began singing in primary school and was an avid participant in local singing competitions throughout his high school career.[citation needed]

He subsequently became an SM Entertainment trainee during his last two years of high school. He performed Na Yoon-kwon's "Anticipation" and Brown Eyed Soul 's "My Story" at his S.M. audition.

. In July 2013, he was featured in the song " Goodbye Summer " from f(x) 's second studio albumPink Tape.In December 2013, D.O., along with fellow Exo members Baekhyun and Chen , sang the title track for the group's second EPMiracles in December.

2014–present: Acting rolesedit

It's Okay, That's Love, which starred Gong Hyo-jin and Jo In-sung .D.O. was praised by film critic Heo Ji-woong for his performance in the series,and was later nominated for the Best New Actor award at the 51st Baeksang Arts Awards .

, playing a psychopath.In November 2015, D.O. was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor award at the 52nd Grand Bell Awards for his role as Tae-young inCart.

D.O. at a press conference forMy Annoying Brotherin November 2016

The series became the most watched web drama of all time.In November 2016, D.O. starred alongside Jo Jung-suk and Park Shin-hye in the filmMy Annoying Brother, playing a national level Judo athlete.D.O. and Jo Jung-suk also recorded the ending theme song, titled "Don't Worry", for the movie.D.O was awarded the Blue Dragon Film Awards a year later for his performance in the film.

The same year, he starred in Kim Yong-hwa 's filmAlong With the Gods: The Two Worlds, a blockbuster adaptation of the same-titled webtoon about a court in the afterlife where the deceased undergo multiple trials for 49 days.

The same year, he was cast in his first small-screen leading role, playing a crown prince inDear Husband of 100 Days.

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 D.O. EXO's Discography


TitleYearPeak chart positionsSales
As lead artist
"Tell Me What Is Love" 2014 44N/A
  • KOR: 29,668
Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet
"Tell Me (What Is Love)"
(withYoo Young-jin)
2016 12N/A 2
S.M. Station Season 1
As featured artist
"Goodbye Summer"
(f(x)featuring D.O.)
2013 7N/A
Pink Tape
Soundtrack appearances
"Dear My Family"
(withSM Town)
"Scream" 2014 22
"Don't Worry"
(withJo Jung-suk)
2016 100 19
My Annoying BrotherOST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
Note: China's Alibaba Music Chart was first issued on July 31, 2016.

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 D.O. EXO's Filmography


YearKorean titleEnglish titleRoleNotes
2014 카트 Cart Choi Tae-young
2016 순정 Pure Love Beom-sil
My Annoying Brother Go Doo-young
2017 7호실 Room No.7 Tae-jung
신과함께 Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds Won Il-byung
2018 언더독 The Underdog Moongchi voice
스윙키즈 Swing Kids Roh Ki-soo

Television series

YearKorean titleEnglish titleRoleNetworkNotes
2012 아름다운 그대에게 To The Beautiful You HimselfSBS Cameo; episode 2
2014 괜찮아, 사랑이야 It's Okay, That's Love Han Kang-wooSBS Supporting role
2015 우리 옆집에 엑소가 산다 EXO Next Door HimselfNaver TV Cast Lead role
너를 기억해 Hello Monster Teenage Lee Joon-youngKBS2 Guest; episodes 1-2
2016 긍정이 체질 Be Positive Hwan-dongNaver TV Cast Lead role
2018 백일의 낭군님 Dear Husband of 100 Days Won-deuk/Lee-yooltvN Lead role

Music videos

2012 "Dear My Family" as part ofSM Town
2014 "Scream" Himself
"I'm Your Girl"(remake;S.E.S.) Himself
2016 "Tell Me (What is Love)" withYoo Young-jin
2016 "Don't Worry" withJo Jung-suk
2017 "Dear My Family (Live Concert Ver.)" as part of SM Town

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 D.O. EXO's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
2014 16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival Best Young ActorIt's Okay, That's LoveWon
3rd APAN Star Awards Best New ActorWon
2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV)Nominated
10th Max Movie Awards Best New ActorCartNominated
9th Asian Film Awards Best NewcomerNominated
52nd Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting ActorNominated
Popularity AwardNominated
2016 11th Max Movie Awards Rising Star AwardN/AWon
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actor (Film) Pure LoveWon
201753rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Film)My Annoying BrotherNominated
Most Popular Actor (Film)Won
Korean Film Shining Star Awards Newcomer Award (Film)Won
13th JIMFF Awards Star AwardWon
38th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New ActorWon
2nd Asia Artist Awards Popularity Award - ActorN/AWon

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 D.O. EXO's References

  1. Hwang Hyo-jin (May 2, 2012). "EXO-K: My name is 수호, 디오" [EXO-K: My name is Suho, D.O.]. TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  2. "2016 매거진M VOL.152 – 설렜던 우리의 첫사랑 '순정' 커버 사진 + 내부 사진 스캔 + 인터뷰 (★추가)" (in Korean). Magazine M. February 24, 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2016. 
  3. "EXO-K 사용설명서② 디오·카이·세훈 편" (in Korean). Oh My News via Oh My Star. May 11, 2012. Archived from the original on July 28, 2013. Retrieved May 11, 2012. 
  4. Lee Jae-hoon (July 26, 2013). "f(x), 1년1개월 만에 2집 '핑크 테이프'". Newsis (in Korean). Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  5. "EXO's D.O to Debut as Film Actor through 'Cart'". enewsWorld. November 29, 2013. 
  6. "EXO's D.O. releases 'Cart' OST". Kpop Herald. November 3, 2014. 
  7. "D.O. joins new SBS series". Korea JoongAng Daily. March 4, 2014. 
  8. "K-pop stars find success on screen". Korea JoongAng Daily. November 17, 2014. 
  9. ""2015 List of nominees"". Baeksang Arts Awards (in Korean). 
  10. "엑소 디오, '너를 기억해' 특별 출연 "과거 회상 신에 중요한 인물"". Sports Chosun (in Korean). April 24, 2015. 
  11. "제52회 대종상영화제". Daejong Film Awards (in Korean). Retrieved May 15, 2016. 
  12. "Do Kyung-soo to star in animated dog flick". Kpop Herald. January 11, 2016. 
  13. "PARK So-dam, D.O., PARK Cheol-min to Voice Animation". Korean Film Biz Zone. January 14, 2016. 
  14. "Duet out this week from D.O., Yoo Young-jin". Korea JoongAng Daily. February 18, 2016. 
  15. Son Ji-hyoung (January 6, 2016). "EXO's D.O. and Kim So-hyun 'in a mood of first love' filming the upcoming movie". Kpop Herald. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  16. "EXO's D.O. to star in new web drama". Kpop Herald. September 19, 2016. 
  17. "엑소 도경수 주연 '긍정이 체질', 3천만뷰 돌파..웹드 신기록". Star Money (in Korean). Retrieved November 22, 2016. 
  18. ""웹드라마까지 터졌다"..엑소 도경수의 눈부신 배우 성장기". Herald Corporation (in Korean). Retrieved November 22, 2016. 
  19. "JO Jung-suk and DOH Kyung-soo to Play Brothers in OLDER BROTHER". Korean Film Biz Zone. September 2, 2015. 
  20. Shin So-won. "'형' 조정석X도경수, '걱정말아요 그대' 음원나온다". My Daily (in Korean). Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  21. "A TAXI DRIVER Drives Off with 4 Blue Dragons". Korean Film Biz Zone. December 1, 2017. 
  22. "Exo's D.O. joins cast of upcoming 'Room 7'". Korea JoongAng Daily. December 12, 2016. 
  23. "EXO's D.O to star in film 'With God'". Kpop Herald. April 14, 2016. 
  24. "DOH Kyung-soo Signs Up as Tap Dancer in Korean War-Era SWING KIDS". Korean Film Biz Zone. May 26, 2017. 
  25. Im Eun-byel (February 7, 2018). "EXO's D.O. to take lead role in drama". Kpop Herald. 
  26. Gaon Weekly Digital Chart
  27. Charted songs:
  28. "Tell Me (What Is Love)". March 12, 2016. 
  29. 2016년 상반기 결산 Download Chart [1st Half of 2016 Download Chart]. Gaon Music Chart. p. 4. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  30. Cumulative sales of "Goodbye Summer":
  31. "Gaon Download Chart, November 2014 (see #83)". Gaon Music Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved February 19, 2016. 
  32. "Gaon Download Chart – Week 48". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
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  34. 1theK (원더케이) (2014-11-03), [MV] D.O.(디오)(EXO) _ Crying out(외침) (CART(카트) OST), retrieved April 22, 2017 
  35. Mnet K-POP (2014-10-03), Mnet [EXO 902014] 엑소 디오가 재해석한 'S.E.S. – I'm Your Girl' 뮤비/EXO D.O.'s I'm Your Girl M/V Remake, retrieved April 22, 2017 
  36. CJENMMUSIC Official (2016-11-23), 조정석, 디오 (Jo Jung Suk, D.O.) – 걱정 말아요 그대 (Don't Worry) MV, retrieved April 22, 2017 
  37. "2014 APAN Star Awards, 조인성 대상". Gukje News (in Korean). November 16, 2014. 
  38. "D.O. and Seolhyun name as 'rising stars'". Kpop Herald. February 15, 2016. 
  39. "[백상예술대상]'영화 인기상' 수지-도경수 "팬들에게 감사"". Herald Corporation (in Korean). June 3, 2016. 
  40. "'Guardian,' 'The Handmaiden' win big at Baeksang Awards". The Korea Herald. May 4, 2017. 
  41. "김윤진·장혁부터 도경수까지...한국영화를 빛낸 ★들 [종합]". OSEN (in Korean). July 4, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2017. 
  42. "EXO's D.O. and Ahn So-hee first JIMFF Awards winners". Kpop Herald. August 7, 2016. 
  43. "Kim Hee Sun & EXO win Grand Prize Awards at the 2017 Asia Artist Awards". KBS World. November 16, 2017. 

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