Song Dong-il

성동일 / Sung Dong Il (Seong Dong Il),성동일

Sung Dong-il(born April 27, 1967) is a South Korean actor. Sung made his acting debut in theater in 1987, then was recruited at the 1991 SBS open talent auditions. He rose to fame as the comic, Jeolla dialect -speaking character "Red Socks" in the television dramaEun-shil, though he later tried to fight typecasting by playing the son of a chaebol tycoon inLove In 3 Colorsand a university professor inMarch. Following years of supporting roles in TV, Sung's film career was jumpstarted by hit romantic comedy200 Pounds Beautyin 2006. Subsequently, he became one of Korean cinema's most reliable supporting actors, displaying his comic skills and easy charm in films such asTake Off,Foxy Festival,Children...,The Suicide Forecast, andThe Client.He also had major roles inThe Suck Up Project: Mr. XXX-Kisser, 3D blockbusterMr. Go, and mystery-comedyThe Accidental Detective.On the small screen, Sung garnered praise as a villain inThe Slave Hunters, and a gruff but caring father inReply 1997and its spin-offsReply 1994andReply 1988.Sung gained a new surge of popularity in 2013 when he and his son Joon starred inDad! Where Are We Going?, a reality/variety show featuring five male celebrities and their children on camping missions; his daughter Bin also joined him for the show's second season.

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 Song Dong-il's Filmography


2001 Running 7 Dogs Pipe Kang
2006 200 Pounds Beauty Record company executive Choi
2007 Myodoyahwa
2008 Once Upon a Time Nightclub owner
2009 Take Off Coach Bang
The Righteous Thief Song Jae-pil
2010 Hearty Paws 2 Hyeok-pil
Foxy Festival Gi-bong
2011 Children... Park Kyung-sik
The Suicide Forecast Manager Park Jin-seok
The Client Jang Ho-won
Detective Park In-moo
2012 Boss Sung
The Suck Up Project: Mr. XXX-Kisser Heo Go-soo
Jang Soo-gyun
Return of the Mafia Jang Seok-tae
2013 Gideon(Koreandubbed)
Mr. Go Seong Chung-su
Iris 2: The Movie Park Joon-han
2014 Miss Granny Ban Hyun-chul
Thread of Lies Kwak Man-ho
2015 Chronicle of a Blood Merchant Mr. Bang
Emperor's Holidays
The Accidental Detective Noh Tae-soo
Circle of Atonement Detective Lee Sang-won
A Letter from Prison
Sacrifice Revival Report
2017 Because I Love You Detective Park
The King Tae-soo's home room teacher
I'm Doing Fine in Middle School Police chief (special appearance)
Real Jo Won-geun
Midnight Runners Professor Yang
RV: Resurrected Victims Son Young-tae
The Chase Park Pyung-dal
2018 The Accidental Detective 2 Noh Tae-soo
Wrestler Seong-soo
Ansi Fortress Woo-dae

Television series

1992 Gwanchon Essay SBS
1993 Faraway Songba River Private Yang Yong-cheon
1995 Korea Gate Ahn Jae-song/Kim Shin-jo
1996 The Bicycle-Riding Woman
1997 Snail
1998 Eun-shil Yang Jung-pal
1999 Love In 3 Colors Ahn Yoon-gi KBS2
2000 March Philosophy ProfessorSBS
Wang Rung's Land
2001 Cool Jang Myung-ho KBS2
TV Novel"Plum Sonata" KBS1
2002 Glass Slippers Mr. ChanSBS
Rustic Period Adult Gae-ko
Open Drama Man and Woman
"My Love Soon-jung"
2003 Drama City
"Why I Want to Get Married"
Manager KBS2
South of the Sun Choi Tae-sikSBS
Open Drama Man and Woman
"I'll Fall in Love This Fall"
2004 Lovers in Paris Kang Pil-bo
2005 Best Mother
Green Rose Driver Jung Taek-soo
Fashion 70's
2006 Drama City"Scrubber No.3" Jong-gu KBS2
I Want to Love Baek Seung-taeSBS
Please Come Back, Soon-ae Airline passenger
MBC Best Theater
"A Walk Around the Neighborhood"
2007 Witch Yoo Hee Team leader LeeSBS
Blue Fish Jo Dong-man
Get Karl! Oh Soo-jung Jung Seung-gyu
New Heart Lee Seung-jaeMBC
2008 Don't Be Swayed Park Ki-chul
Lawyers of the Great Republic of Korea Oh Ryu-dong
2009 Green Coach Yoon Chun-geun SBS
2010 The Slave Hunters Chun Ji-ho KBS2
My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox Ban Doo-hong SBS
The Fugitive: Plan B Nakamura Hwang KBS2
2011 Can't Lose Jo Jung-goo MBC
Color of Woman Park Chan-ho Channel A
2012 Reply 1997 Sung Dong-il tvN
Haeundae Lovers Impostor Prosecutor
(cameo, episode 15)
Jeon Woo-chi Bong-goo
2013 Iris II: New Generation Park Joon-han
(guest, episodes 1-2)
Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love Jang Hyun SBS
Reply 1994 Sung Dong-iltvN
2014 Gap-dong Yang Cheol-gon
It's Okay, That's Love Jo Dong-min SBS
2015 Reply 1988 Sung Dong-iltvN
2016 Pied Piper Police Officer (cameo)
Dear My Friends Park Gyo-soo (cameo)
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo General Park Soo-kyung SBS
The K2 Police Officer (cameo) tvN
Legend of the Blue Sea Ma Dae-young SBS
Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth Kim Wi-hwa KBS2
2017 The Package Travel Agency President (special appearance) JTBC
2017–2018 Prison Playbook Chief Jo Ji-hotvN
2018 Live Ki Han-sol
Miss Hammurabi Han Sae-sang JTBC

Variety show

2006-2008 Good Day MBC Co-host
2006-2007 Choi Hong-man and Strong Friends KBS2 Cast member
2007 Delicious Asia KBS2
Grand Prix Show – Bad Dad Club KBS2
Brain Power Plant Q MBC
2008 Dream of Goose OBS
2010 Win Win KBS2
2013-2015 Dad! Where Are We Going? MBC Cast member
2013 Saturday's Generation to Generation
– Star Plus
2014-2015 Off to School jTBC Cast member
(episodes 1-25, 27-33)

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 Song Dong-il's Discography

Album informationTrack listing
  • Album
  • Released: May 10, 1999
  • Label: Doremi
Track listing
  1. 순정블루스 (Romance Blues)
  2. 쌈바의 여인 (Lady Ssamba)
  3. 다함께 차차차 (Cha Cha Cha Together)
  4. 찬찬찬 (Chan Chan Chan)
  5. 사랑은 나비인가봐 (Love Is Like a Butterfly)
  6. 남행열차 (South-bound Train)
  7. 봉선화 연정 (Garden Balsam Love)
  8. 신라의 달밤 (Moonlight of Silla)
  9. 뜨거운 안녕 (Hot Greetings)
  10. 순정블루스 (Romance Blues)
  11. 고향역 (Hometown Station)
  12. 소양강 처녀 (A Girl in Soyang River)
  13. 부산 갈매기 (Busan Seagulls)
  14. 옥경이 (Ok-gyeong)
  15. 베사메무쵸 (Besame Mucho)
  16. 불효자는 웁니다 (Undutiful Son Is Crying)
  17. 차표 한 장 (A Ticket)
  18. 순정블루스 (Romance Blues)

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 Song Dong-il's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2005 MBC Drama Awards Special Award, MC category 정보토크 팔방미인Won
2009 17th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Supporting ActorTake OffWon
30th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting ActorNominated
2010 Best Supporting ActorWon
Best Supporting Actor The Slave Hunters , The Fugitive: Plan BWon
2013 Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special Jang Ok-jung, Living by LoveWon
2014 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries It's Okay, That's LoveWon
2016 SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actor in a Fantasy Drama The Legend of the Blue SeaWon

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 Song Dong-il's References

  1. "SUNG Dong-il". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  2. Lee, Hyo-won (23 July 2009). "Exhilarating Take-Off in Korean Sports Drama". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  3. Lee, Hyo-won (19 October 2010). "Sex comedies, romances to heat up theaters". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  4. Lee, Hyo-won (27 January 2011). "Missing Children case turns into stilted drama". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  5. Cho, Jae-eun (25 May 2012). "Comedy King flatters as Sung Dong-il blabbers". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  6. Kwaak, Je-yup (19 June 2012). "Suck Up Project pokes fun at corporate Korea". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  7. Sunwoo, Carla (14 June 2013). "Mr. Go director stakes fame on virtual star". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  8. Kil, Sonia (9 July 2015). "KWON Sang-woo's New Film Detective Wraps Up Production". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-07-10. 
  9. "Actor Kwon Sang-woo felt most like self in Accidental Detective". The Korea Times. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-01. 
  10. Do, Je-hae (24 June 2013). "Returning dramas show cable might". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  11. Kwon, Mee-yoo (12 February 2013). "Discomfort about kids on television". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  12. Bae, Sun-young (22 July 2013). "MBC Where Are We Going, Dad? Popular in China, Japan". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 2014-04-13. 
  13. Lee, Hyo-won (1 December 2011). "S.I.U. falls into traps of cop movie cliches". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  14. Nam, Woo-jeong. "Go Hyun Jung deeply touched by her co-workers' compliments about her". StarN News. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  15. Kwak, Jee-yup (31 July 2012). "History, comedy, icy chill meet in Heist". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  16. "2AM's Jo Kwon to make his dubbing debut in the animated film Pinocchio". Oh! Kpop. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  18. Ko, Kyoung-seok (10 February 2010). "Old Partner wins Best Picture at Max Movie Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  19. Cho, Bum-ja (3 January 2011). "Jang Hyuk scores top prize at KBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  20. Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Lee Bo-young Grabs 1st Top Prize at the 2013 SBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 2014-03-28. 

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