Yim Si wan

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Im Si-wan( Hangul : 임시완; Hanja : 任時完;born on December 1, 1988), known mononymously asSiwan, is a South Korean singer, actor and television host. He is a member of the South Korean boyband ZE:A and its sub-group ZE:A Five. As an actor, he is best known for starring in the filmThe Attorney(2013), and the cable seriesMisaeng(2014), which were both successful in the box office and ratings.

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  • by TaekYon.Kim  -  October 2, 2018 07:04 AM

    2PM’s Taecyeon and Im Si Wan made appearances at an Armed Forces Day event.

    The 70th anniversary of the '70th anniversary of the' Armed Forces Day 'was held at the War Memorial Peace Plaza on Monday, October 1 at 6:30 pm on Monday, October 1. The main program of the event, Actor Oh Taekyun participated in the demonstration of the "Future Combat Implementation System" of the…

  • by ifrit1112  -  June 10, 2017 08:50 AM

    The Merciless (2017)

    "The Merciless"Genres: Action and CrimeRunning Time: 120 min.Directed by:Byun Sung-HyunStarring:Sul Kyung-gu,Im Si-wanSynopsis: Jae-ho, who aims to become the number one in a crime organization, gets to build up trust with Hyun-su, an ambitious newbie in the prison. While they try to take …

  • by jaicoree  -  June 10, 2017 08:41 AM

    Music video released for the Korean movie "The Merciless"

    Music video released for the Korean movie"The Merciless""The Merciless"(2016)Directed byByun Sung-HyunWithSul Kyung-gu,Im Si-wan,Kim Hee-won,Jeon Hye-jin-II,Lee Kyeong-yeong,Moon Ji-yoon,...Formerly known as "Hoodlum"SynopsisJae-ho has established his own rules and put …

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 Yim Si wan's Early life

He legally changed his first name from Woong-jae to Si-wan before his debut.Im plays the violin and guitar.[citation needed]

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 Yim Si wan's Career


Nativityunder the name ZE:A.


, playing a cold young man that has a sad story behind his negative outlook on life.This was followed by the sitcomStandby(2012),and Drama SpecialWaiting for Love(2013).

In September 2013

Im won Best New Actor at the Max Movie Awards and the Marie Claire Film Festival.

as a former baduk player who learns to adapt to Korean corporate culture.Misaengwas a commercial hit and recorded high viewership ratings, with a peak of 8.4%; and was dubbed as a "cultural phenomenon".Im won the Excellence Award in acting at the 4th APAN Star Awards for his performance, as well as Best New Actor awards at the 9th Cable TV Broadcasting Awards and 51st Baeksang Arts Awards .

My Catmanalongside Chae Soo-bin and Kim Myung-soo .

The same year, Im starred in historical melodramaThe King in Love, playing an ambitious crown prince.

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 Yim Si wan's Personal life

Military serviceedit

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 Yim Si wan's Discography


TitleYearPeak chart
Soundtrack appearances
"But Still.. So.." 2014N/A MisaengOST Part 5
"My Heart" 2017N/A The King in LoveOST Part 4
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

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 Yim Si wan's Filmography


Jang Geu-rae
The Attorney Park Jin-woo
Rio 2 Blu (Koreandubbedvoice)
A Melody to Remember Han Sang-ryul
One Line Min-jae
The Merciless Jo Hyun-soo

Television series

2010 SBS Prosecutor Princess Club man Cameo(Episode 2)
KBS2 All About Marriage Trainee Cameo(Episode 18)
MBC Gloria Trainee Cameo(Episode 11 & 14)
2012 Moon Embracing the Sun Young Heo-yeom
KBS2 Man from the Equator Young Lee Jang-il
MBC Standby Im Si-wan
tvN Reply 1997 ROTC Seoul man Cameo(Episode 4)
2013KBS2 A Bit of Love Young Jeong Woo-sung
Waiting for Love Jung Jin-kook
2014 MBC Triangle Jang Dong-woo /

Yoon Yang-ha

tvN Misaeng Jang Geu-rae
2016 Tencent&MBC My Catman Ji-baek Web drama
2017 MBC The King in Love Wang Won

Variety show

Birth of a Family
Cast member


2012 Dream Concert
SBS Super Concert in Yeosu EXPO

Musical theatre

February 19 - March 12 in Seoul

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 Yim Si wan's Ambassadorship

  • 2012 Brand Ambassador of Tissot Swatch Group Korea

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 Yim Si wan's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
2012 6th Mnet 20's Choice Awards 20's Booming StarMoon Embracing the SunNominated
5th Korea Drama Awards Best New ActorNominated
12th MBC Entertainment Awards Best Newcomer in a Sitcom StandbyWon
31st MBC Drama Awards Best New ActorMoon Embracing the SunNominated
2013 7th The Musical AwardsBest New Actor Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatNominated
20149th Max Movie AwardsThe AttorneyWon
Best Supporting ActorNominated
3rd Marie Claire Film Awards Best New ActorWon
8th Asian Film Awards Best NewcomerNominated
50th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Film)Nominated
Best Fashionista AwardWon
23rd Buil Film AwardsBest New ActorNominated
51st Grand Bell AwardsNominated
Popularity AwardWon
35th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New ActorNominated
Popularity AwardWon
3rd Korean Film Actor's Association Awards Popularity AwardWon
33rd MBC Drama Awards Best New Actor TriangleWon
2015 9th Cable TV Broadcasting Awards Best ActorMisaengWon
10th Asia Model Festival Awards Asia Special Award, Best ActorWon
51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV)Won
8th Korea Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorNominated
Actor Special Jury PrizeWon
4th APAN Star Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesWon
Korea Financial Services Commission Special Achievement AwardN/AWon
2016 InStyle Star Icon Best Idol Actor Misaeng,A Melody to RememberWon
11th Max Movie Awards Rising Star AwardN/AWon
1st tvN10 Awards Made in tvN, Actor in Drama MisaengNominated
2017 1st The Seoul Awards Popularity Award, ActorN/AWon
MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Drama The King in LoveNominated

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 Yim Si wan's References

  1. (in Korean)임시완 "내 성 한자, 수풀林 아닌 맡길任" 오기 정정. TVReport (in Korean). Retrieved September 26, 2013. 
  2. 임시완닷컴. "임시완 영문 표기(Yim Si-wan English name)". 임시완닷컴. Retrieved December 31, 2014. 
  3. Mark Russell (April 29, 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1. 
  4. 꽃도령 임시완 ‘자퇴+퇴학’ 알고보니 문제돌이었어?. Newsen (in Korean). February 23, 2012. Retrieved November 24, 2012. 
  5. 우송정보대 교수들 합창으로 축제 피날레 장식. Newsis (in Korean). May 17, 2012. Retrieved November 24, 2012. 
  6. 시완, 소년이 완전해지는 시간. 10asia (in Korean). February 2, 2012. Retrieved November 24, 2012. 
  7. '해품달' 임시완 "고지식한 허염, 어린시절 내 모습"(인터뷰①)(in Korean). Nate. January 26, 2012. Retrieved November 22, 2012. 
  8. "[인터뷰on] 제국의 아이들 "로드돌-국민돌…친근감이 무기죠"" (in Korean). Nate. February 2, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2012. 
  9. ‘제국의아이들’ 제아 드디어 출격 음원-뮤비 전격공개 ‘돌풍일으킬까’(in Korean). Joins. January 7, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2010. [permanent dead link]
  10. Park, HyunMin (January 20, 2012). "ZE:A′s Im Si Wan Reveals He Only Had 10 Hours of Acting Lessons". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  11. "ZE:A 시완, '해품달'서 여심 사로 잡으며 '존재감 과시'". Osen (in Korean). January 6, 2012. Retrieved November 21, 2012. 
  12. Oh, MiJung (January 17, 2012). "ZE:A's Si Wan Becomes an Overnight Star". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  13. "Im Si Wan and Lee Hyun Woo To Have Confrontation in Man From the Equator". KBS Global. February 24, 2012. 
  14. Hong, Lucia (March 7, 2012). "ZE:A Siwan confirms role in upcoming MBC sitcom". 10Asia. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  15. "ZE:A Siwan to Join BoA's Drama". 10Asia. July 30, 2013. 
  16. Song, Soon-jin (November 21, 2013). "Press Conference Held for SONG Kang-ho's THE ATTORNEY". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 
  17. Pierce Conran (6 February 2014). "THE ATTORNEY Climbs to 8th on All Time Chart". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  18. ""The Attorney" Grand Slam Winner At "2014 Max Movie Awards"". Kpopstarz.com. 
  19. Lee, So-dam (April 29, 2014). "Triangle Releases Posters Featuring Lee Bum Soo, Kim Jae Joong, Im Si Wan and More". enewsWorld. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 
  20. "'Misaeng' star stays modest amid hype". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  21. Ahn, Sung-mi (November 12, 2014). "Misaeng syndrome grips the nation". The Korea Herald. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 
  22. "Kim Soo-hyun takes top APAN Star honors". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  23. "Baeksang honors new, veteran stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  24. "Yim Si-wan returns with new film". The Korea Times. 
  25. "Review: War movie is charming but not original". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  26. "ZE:A's Yim Si-wan to appear in Chinese drama". Kpop Herald. 
  27. "Boy next door switches it up : Actor Yim Si-wan sheds his good guy image in 'One-Line'". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  28. "Yim Si-wan rises to a challenge : 'The Merciless' star reflects on his quick evolution as an actor". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  29. "[Herald Interview] Im Si-wan didn't know how dark he could go". The Korea Herald. 
  30. "Yoona and Siwan to star in 'King'". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  31. "Im Si-wan to Begin Mandatory Military Service Next Month". The Chosun Ilbo. 
  32. "Im Si-wan to enlist July 11". The Korea Herald. 
  33. "Im Si-wan: he's in the army now". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  34. "Im Si-wan to serve as assistant instructor in military". Kpop Herald. September 19, 2017. 
  35. "Gaon Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). 
  36. "ZE:A's Siwan and B1A4's Baro Cast in Short Film". 10Asia. May 7, 2013. 
  37. "ZE:A Siwan Readying for Musical Debut". 10Asia. January 30, 2013. 
  38. "ZE:A, 韓관광공사 홍보대사 위촉..청계광장 공연" (in Korean). Naver. 
  39. "프레타포르테 부산 2013 S/S 컬렉션 개막". okfashion.co.kr (in Korean). 
  40. "'우송정보대, '제국의 아이들' 임시완 홍보대사 위촉" (in Korean). Naver. 
  41. "임시완, 경기도 청소년들의 얼굴되다" (in Korean). Naver. 
  42. "Im Si-wan, Kang So-ra to Promote Trade". The Chosun Ilbo. 
  43. "[S포토+] 임시완, "홍보대사가 너무 잘생긴 거 아냐?" (핀테크 홍보대사 위촉식)". Star Daily News (in Korean). 
  44. "MBC 방송연예대상 임시완, '스탠바이'로 코미디·시트콤 부문 신인상 수상". obsnews (in Korean). December 29, 2012. Retrieved December 31, 2012. 
  45. "ZE:A's Siwan Best Newcomer Nominee at Asian Film Awards". 10Asia. 12 February 2014. 
  46. "'Cable TV Awards' 'Incomplete Life' and producer Na Young-seok sweep awards". Hancinema. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  47. "Im Si-wan receives award at Asia Model Festival, "This award is thanks to 'Incomplete Life"". Hancinema. 24 April 2015. 
  48. "Baeksang honors new, veteran stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. 28 May 2015. 
  49. "'코리아드라마어워즈' 심사위원상, '미생' 임시완 수상". 10Asia (in Korean). 9 October 2015. 
  50. "Kim Soo-hyun wins grand prize at APAN Star Awards". Kpop Herald. 29 November 2015. 
  51. "Winners of '2016 Max Movie Best Film Awards'". Mnet. 26 February 2016. 
  52. "박형식·임시완·윤아·김세정, '더 서울어워즈' 인기상 영예" (in Korean). 24 October 2017. 

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