Ryu Soo Young


Ryu Soo-young(born Eo Nam-seon on September 5, 1979) is a South Korean actor.He made his first appearance on television as a college student on a cooking show in 1998, then starred in the controversial filmSummertime(2001). This was followed by supporting roles in TV dramasSuccessful Story of a Bright Girl(2002),Save the Last Dance for Me(2004), andLawyers of the Great Republic Korea(2008),as well as leading roles in18 vs. 29(2005),Seoul 1945(2006), andBad Couple(2007).For his mandatory military service , Ryu was a member of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency from 2008 to 2010.After his discharge, Ryu returned to television in 2011 in the romantic comedyMy Princess,and the popular family dramaOjakgyo Family.In 2013, he joined the reality/variety showReal Men, in which male celebrities visit army bases and experience daily life there.He also played a detective chasing a fugitive inTwo Weeks(2013).

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 Ryu Soo Young's Filmography

Television series

2000 Gibbs' Family resident 2 MBC
Love and Farewell SBS
2001 Open Drama Man and Woman"황홀한 외출" Jung-woo SBS
Good Friends 2 radio AD KBS2
Navy Jung Hyun-soo MBC
2002 Open Drama Man and Woman"초록색 카드" SBS
Successful Story of a Bright Girl Oh Joon-tae SBS
Affection Jae-man SBS
Open Drama Man and Woman"우연" SBS
The Maengs' Golden Era Yoo Jung-jae MBC
2003 First Love Hwang Hyung-joon SBS
Merry Go Round Jeon Soo-hyung MBC
New Gyun-woo and Jik-nyeo Shin Tae-young MBC
2004 Jang Gil-san Lee Ji-yong SBS
MBC Best Theater"Butterfly" Yoo Hyun-soo MBC
Save the Last Dance for Me Jung Tae-min SBS
2005 18 vs. 29 Kang Sang-young KBS2
Rebirth - Next Min Ki-beom MBC
2006 Seoul 1945 Choi Woon-hyuk KBS1
2007 Bad Couple Choi Gi-chan SBS
2008 Lawyers of the Great Republic of Korea Byun Hyuk MBC
2011 My Princess Nam Jung-woo MBC
Ojakgyo Family Hwang Tae-beom KBS2
2012 The Sons Yoo Min-ki MBC
2013 Drama Special"The Memory in My Old Wallet" Lee Young-jae KBS2
Two Weeks Im Seung-woo MBC


2001 Summertime Jin-woo/Sang-ho
2002 Mirror short film
2003 Blue Sergeant Lee Kyeong-il
2013 The Attorney Lee Chang-joon (cameo)

Variety show

2001 Hey! At Midnight KBS2 MC
2013-2014 Real Men MBC regular cast

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 Ryu Soo Young's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2002 SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Successful Story of a Bright GirlWon
2004 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Save the Last Dance for MeWon
2006 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Seoul 1945Won
2007 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Bad CoupleNominated
2011 Best Couple Awardwith Choi Jung-yoonOjakgyo FamilyWon
Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial DramaNominated
2012 MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama The SonsNominated
2013 Star of the Year Real MenWon
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama The Memory in My Old WalletNominated

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 Ryu Soo Young's References

  1. "Korean Actor Brings Child from Madagascar for Surgery". The Chosun Ilbo. 5 April 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  2. Oh, Jean (9 July 2008). "Lawyers vie for top spot in drama line-up". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  3. "Ryoo Su-young Captures Hearts of Female Viewers". KBS Global. 25 March 2005. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. "Ryoo Su-young joins ranks of hallyu stars in Taiwan". KBS Global. 17 January 2006. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  5. Kim, Woo-jung (27 July 2010). "Concerts at Seoul Plaza in August". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  6. Ko, Jae-wan (6 September 2010). "Ryu Su-young discharged from military today". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  7. Lee, Ga-on (4 January 2011). "PREVIEW: MBC TV series My Princess". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  8. Kim, Heidi (11 March 2011). "Actor Ryu Su-young to hold fan meeting in Japan". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  9. Hong, Lucia (28 June 2011). "Ryu Su-young to become reporter for new KBS drama". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  10. Hong, Lucia (29 December 2011). "KBS Ojakgyo Brothers confirmed for 8 more episodes". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  11. Lee, Sun-min (16 April 2013). "Real Men gets off to good start". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  12. Ko, Hong-ju (20 June 2013). "Ryu Soo Young Welcomes Jang Hyuk and ZE:A's Park Hyung Sik to Real Man". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-06-20. 
  13. Jeon, Su-mi (11 June 2013). "Ryu Soo Young Cast for MBC Drama Two Weeks". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-06-11. 
  14. Hong, Lucia (2 January 2012). "Shin Ha-kyun scores top prize at 2011 KBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  15. "Dad, Where Are You Going wins the Daesang at the 2013 MBC Entertainment Awards + other winners!". Allkpop. 29 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 

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