Dong Yun Kwak

곽동연 / Kwak Dong Yun (Gwak Dong Yeon)

Kwak Dong-yeon( Hangul : 곽동연; Hanja : 郭東延; born 19 March 1997), is a South Korean actor and musician.He made his acting debut in the television seriesMy Husband Got a Familyin 2012 for which he received Best Young Actor Award at the Korea Drama Awards . He then starred inAdolescence Medley(2013),Modern Farmer(2014) and in 2016, gained recognition with historical dramaLove in the Moonlight.Kwak is also a member and lead guitarist of Kokoma Band (literally, "Little Kids' Band"), managed by FNC Entertainment.

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 Dong Yun Kwak's Early life and education

Kwak was born on 19 March 1997 in Daejeon , South Korea , the youngest of two siblings.[citation needed]

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 Dong Yun Kwak's Career

2012–2015: Beginningsedit

. The drama reached a peak audience rating of 49.6%.For his performance, Kwak won the Best Young Actor Award at the 2012 Korea Drama Awards .

He then starred in the KBS Drama SpecialAdolescence Medley.The same year, Kwak featured in the KBS dramaInspiring Generationplaying the younger version of Kim Hyun-joong 's character.

Kwak then starred in SBS weekend dramaModern Farmer, playing a drummer of a rock band who later moved to a village to be a farmer.

Suck It Up.

2016–present: Rising popularityedit

portraying a skilled swordsman named Kim Byung-yeon.In 2017, he co-starred in SBS fantasy romance dramaReunited Worlds.

as well as JTBC's romantic comedy seriesMy ID is Gangnam Beauty.

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 Dong Yun Kwak's Personal life

drama promotion, his mother died from illness.

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 Dong Yun Kwak's Filmography


2016 Misbehavior Yoo Jong-ki
2017 Man of Will Choi Yoon-suk

Television series

2012 My Husband Got a Family Bang Jang-goon KBS
2013 Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love young Prince Dong-pyeong SBS Episode 2
Adolescence Medley Choi Jeong-wooKBS All episodes
2014 Inspiring Generation young Shin Jung-tae Episodes 1 - 4
Drama Special: Middle School Student A Lee Hae-joon
Modern Farmer Han Ki-joon SBS
2015 Splendid Politics Yi Ui-rip MBC
Drama Special: Avici Ji Sun-woo KBS
2016 Come Back Mister young Han Gi-takSBS Episode 7
Puck! Hwang Gyung-pil
Pied Piper Jung In tvN
The Master of Revenge Lee Yong-jooKBS2
Love in the Moonlight Kim Byung-yeon All episodes
2017 Fight for My Way Kim Moo-ki(cameo)
Reunited Worlds Sung Hae-cheol SBS
Drama Special- Slow Lee Ji-wonKBS2
2018 Radio Romance Jason
My ID is Gangnam Beauty Yeon Woo-young JTBC

Web drama

YearTitleOriginal TitleRoleNetwork
2015 Suck It Up 아부쟁이 얍 Park Ge-on Naver TV Cast

Variety show

2013 Cheongdam-dong 111 tvN Kokoma Band
2015 Animals MBC Cast member
2017 Our Life School tvN Cast member

Music video

2012 "Ce Song" Yoo Jun-sangft. Kwak Dong-yeon,Kim Sang-ho My Husband Got a FamilyOST
2013 "Stargirl 2013" Bulldog Mansion
"Be Forgotten" Kwak Dong-yeon
2017 "Excuse Me" AOA

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 Dong Yun Kwak's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
2012 5th Korea Drama AwardsBest Young ActorMy Husband Got a FamilyWon
KBS Drama AwardsNominated
2014 16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival Inspiring GenerationNominated
KBS Drama Awards Inspiring Generation,Middle School Student AWon
2016Best New ActorLove in the MoonlightNominated
2017 10th Korea Drama AwardsNominated
KBS Drama Awards Best Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama SlowNominated

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 Dong Yun Kwak's References

  1. "Kwak Dong-yeon profile". FNC Entertainment. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  2. "[포토엔]고등학생 올라가는 장군이 곽동연 '키가 많이 컸네' – 중앙일보 연예". Archived from the original on 12 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  3. 입력: 2012년 09월 10일 19:57:28. "49.6% '넝굴당' 2012년 드라마사에 한 획을 그었다 – 스포츠경향 – 生生 스포츠". Sports Khan (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  4. "Kwak Dong Yeon garners the Best Young Actor award". Star News. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  5. "창간 69주년 큰 눈! 큰 생각! 큰 신문!". (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  6. 드라마스페셜 '사춘기 메들리', 이달의 좋은 프로그램상 수상 : 네이트 뉴스. (in Korean). Archived from the original on 24 February 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  7. "FNC's Kwak Dong Yeon to Act as Young Kim Hyun Joong on 'The Age of Feeling'". enewsWorld. 15 January 2014. 
  8. "Teenage relationships and romance for upcoming Drama Specials". Dramabeans. 10Asia. 2 July 2013. 
  9. "'이홍기-이하늬 등 한자리에…' 모던파머 대본리딩 현장". SBS Fune (in Korean). 25 August 2014. 
  10. "[단독]씨스타 보라 '아부쟁이' 주연 발탁, 유도부 주장 변신". News1 (in Korean). 27 April 2015. 
  11. "곽동연, KBS '구르미' 합류..박보검 죽마고우役[공식입장]". OSEN (in Korean). 13 July 2016. 
  12. "[단독] 곽동연, 여진구 동생된다..SBS '다만세'로 1년만 복귀". OSEN (in Korean). 22 June 2017. 
  13. "Yoon Bak, Hajun, Kwak Dong Yeon, Yura confirmed as cast of 'Radio Romance'". KBS World. 20 December 2017. 
  14. "내 아이디는 강남미인' 곽동연, 외유내강 '연우영役' 캐스팅". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 31 May 2018. 
  15. ⓒ 함께 만들고 함께 즐기는 엔터테인먼트 포털, ‘이데일리 스타IN’ - 무단전재&재배포 금지 (26 February 2014). "`감격시대` 곽동연, 모친상..오늘(26일) 비보 접해 - ▒종합 경제정보 미디어 - 이데일리▒". (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-02-16. 
  16. "곽동연, SBS '퍽' 캐스팅…이광수와 호흡". TV Report (in Korean). 23 October 2015. 
  17. "곽동연, '돌아와요 아저씨' 이어 '피리부는 사나이' 캐스팅". Star News (in Korean). 17 February 2016. 
  18. "곽동연, '마스터-국수의신' 합류…이상엽 교도소 동기 役". TV Report (in Korean). 11 May 2016. 
  19. "곽동연, '쌈마이웨이' 특별출연…김지원 전남친役". Sports Chosun (in Korean). 4 April 2017. 
  20. "A batter tries for his big break in trailer for "Drama Special - Slow"". Hancinema. 24 October 2017. 
  21. "Yu Jun Sang(유준상) _ Ce Song (My Husband Got a Family넝쿨째 굴러온 당신 OST Pt.2)". 1theK (formerly known as LEON MUSIC) at YouTube. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  22. "KBS 사춘기메들리 제작발표회 _ 이한철 & 곽동연 듀엣공연". YouTube. 8 July 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  23. "Bulldog Mansion – Stargirl (2013 Ver.) / Drama Special 'Puberty Medley' OST [K-Pop Hot Clip". KBS World TV at YouTube. 25 July 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  24. "KBS 드라마스페셜 사춘기메들리 M/V [곽동연 : 잊혀지는 것 ]". KBSDrama at YouTube. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  25. "곽동연, 청소년 연기상 수상 "좋은 배우 되겠다" 당찬 포부 [KBS 연기대상] :: 네이버 TV연예". Star News (in Korean). 31 December 2014. Retrieved 2017-02-16. 
  26. "2017 코리아드라마어워즈(KDA), 최종 후보작 확정…'관심 집중'". TopStar News (in Korean). 27 September 2017. 

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