Yu Jun-Sang

유준상 / Yoo Joon Sang

Yoo Jun-sang(born November 28, 1969) is a South Korean actor and singer. Yoo is best known for starring in the Hong Sang-soo filmsHa Ha Ha(2010),The Day He Arrives(2011), andIn Another Country(2012). He was also praised for his supporting roles inWide Awake(2007) andMoss(2010), and gained newfound popularity in 2012 because of the TV dramaMy Husband Got a Family. Aside from film and television, Yoo is also active in musical theatre , notably inThe Three Musketeers,Jack the RipperandThe Days.

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  • by HyonJoo.Kim  -  March 6, 2019 01:23 AM

    Something happened with Yoo Joon Sang in “Liver Or Die”

    Yoo Jun-sang's physical condition is getting worse. It was revealed that he was admitted to the emergency room again. Yoo Jun-sang, who is barely reliant on the oxygen mask while losing his mind, and Shin Dong-mi, who is looking at him with uneasy eyes, amplify the anxiety of the viewer.…

  • by HyonJoo.Kim  -  January 9, 2019 08:34 AM

    3 Things To Look Forward To In Upcoming Drama “Liver Or Die”

    A new family drama is coming to make viewers laugh and cry in the form of KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama “Liver or Die.” “Liver or Die” will encourage viewers to think about the meaning of family as it tells the story of middle-aged Lee Poong Sang (played by&n…

  • by laplace  -  May 28, 2017 11:23 PM

    "Ha Ha Ha"

    Hong Sang-soodistinct and quite repetitive style found its apogee in this film, although this time, he implemented a lighter tone, that was probably the main reason it received the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, a huge accomplishment considering the status of the director u…

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 Yu Jun-Sang's Career

,Rebecca,Kim Kwang-seok jukebox musicalThe Days,andFrankenstein.Additionally, Yoo has been a full-time faculty member at the Korea Arts Institute since 2010.

, the blockbuster mystery film based on a popular online comic series .His performance garnered him Best Supporting Actor wins at the Buil Film Awards and Chunsa Film Art Awards . He also won Best Supporting Actor at the Grand Bell Awards for the 2007 medical thrillerWide Awake.

[...] I just... like him. I like him a lot. He is someone with a drive that doesn't irritate me. His honesty doesn't irritate me either and I like his energy. His energy has a clean color. And I think he's a lot of help when we work together."The director cast him opposite renowned French actress Isabelle Huppert in Hong's first English-language filmIn Another Country. He described Huppert as "a real joy" to work with,while she praised him as "kind and charismatic."Yoo was singled out inThe Hollywood Reporterreview as the film's scene-stealer.

As a result, Yoo enjoyed his biggest surge of mainstream popularity since his debut, landing commercial contracts and gaining the nickname "Nation's son-in-law".

He donated all of the proceeds from the book to charity, especially to impoverished children.

; besides singing, Yoo composed, wrote the lyrics and produced all the seven songs included.Yoo's second album,J N Joy 20: Travel Project One, Just Travel... Walking... and Thinking..., was a collaboration with guitarist Lee Jun-hwa and released on November 13, 2014, followed by his first concert.

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 Yu Jun-Sang's Personal life

Modern Family.

, he spoke about his love for his widowed mother, who suffered a cerebral hemorrhagic stroke in 2011.

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 Yu Jun-Sang's Filmography


1999 Tell Me Something Kim Gi-yeon
2000 Nightmare Jung-wook
2001 Go Back, Red Peter's Confession
2003 Show Show Show San-hae
2005 Wedding Campaign Hee-chul
2007 Wide Awake Kang Wook-han
2009 Like You Know It All Mr. Go
Where is Ronny... In-ho
2010 Ha Ha Ha Bang Joong-sik
Moss Prosecutor Park Min-wook
2011 The Last Blossom Kim Geun-deok
List(short film)
The Day He Arrives Seong-jun
2012 In Another Country Lifeguard
R2B: Return to Base Lee Cheol-hee
Touch Park Dong-sik
Zambezia Tendai the Peregrine Falcon
2013 Nobody's Daughter Haewon Joong-sik
Fists of Legend Lee Sang-hoon
2014 The Target Song Gi-cheol
2015 A Matter of Interpretation Detective
Angry Painter Painter
Right Now, Wrong Then Ahn Seong-gook
Gosanja, Daedongyeojido Heungseon Daewongun

Television series[]

1994 Kka-chi-ne SBS
1995 Agatha Christie SBS
1996 Expedition of Men SBS
MBC Best Theater
"Man Opening the Refrigerator Door"
Jae-min MBC
When the Salmon Returns Han Jae-joon SBS
1997 Wedding Dress KBS2
MBC Best Theater"Tricycle" Min-soo MBC
MBC Best Theater"Until You Fall Asleep" Man MBC
1998 Hope Inn KBS2
Sunday Best"April Concerto" Joon-ho KBS2
I Love You, I'm Sorry KBS2
Stranger Beom-soo MBC
White Nights 3.98 Kim Jin-seok SBS
1999 Young Sun Yoon Je-hyuk SBS
We Saw a Lost Little Bird KBS2
Sunday Best
"A Thirty-one-year-old's First Kiss"
Cello Park Ki-tae SBS
The Last War Kim Tae-joong MBC
Goodbye My Love Song Dae-ho MBC
Magic Castle Lee Poong-jin KBS2
2000 Butcher's Daughter SBS
The Full Sun Kang Min-ki KBS2
2001 How Should I Be? Na Ki-chan MBC
Life Is Beautiful Nam Jung-woo KBS2
Fox and Cotton Candy Bong Kang-chul MBC
2002 Affection Jo Byung-soo SBS
Inspector Park Mun-su Park Mun-su MBC
2004 The Woman Who Wants to Marry Shin Joo-ho MBC
2005 Land Kim Gil-sang SBS
Young-jae's Golden Days Eom Joong-seo MBC
2007 Catching Up with Gangnam Moms Seo Sang-won SBS
2012 My Husband Got a Family Bang Gwi-nam/Terry Kang KBS2
2013 The Secret of Birth Hong Gyung-doo SBS
My Love from the Star Section chief Yoo
(cameo, episodes 2-3)
2015 Heard It Through the Grapevine Han Jeong-ho SBS
2016 Pied Piper Son Hee Sung tvN

Music video[]

2003 "Can't I?" Wheesung
2007 "Oh, You Beautiful Woman" Yoo Jun-sang

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 Yu Jun-Sang's Theater

1995 Foes of Women
1998 Grease
2001 The Play
Love & Luve
2004 Two Men
2005 Passion of the Rain
2007 Claws of Angel Il-du/Idu
2008 The Life Sonja
2008-2009 The Happy Life Beom-jin
2009 The Three Musketeers Athos / D'Artagnan 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
Jack the Ripper Anderson 2010, 2011, 2012
2013 Rebecca Maxim de Winter
The Days Jung-hak 2014, 2015
2014 Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein
2015 Robin Hood Robin Hood

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 Yu Jun-Sang's Discography

Album informationTrack listing
Oh, You Beautiful Woman
Don't Turn Off the Lights
  • 1 track fromLove Tree Project:
    Namoo ActorsCharity Project
  • Released: January 8, 2010
  • Label: Ode Music, KT Music
Gray City / I Hate This City
Ce Song
  • Album
  • Artist: Yoo Jun-sang
  • Released: December 20, 2013
  • Label:CJ Music
Travel Project One: Just Travel... Walking... And Thinking...
  • Album
  • Artist: J N Joy 20
    (Yoo Jun-sang, Lee Joon-wha)
  • Released: November 17, 2014
  • Label: Mirrorball Music

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 Yu Jun-Sang's Book

2012 Yolimwon ISBN 9788970637426

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 Yu Jun-Sang's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2001MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, ActorHow Should I Be?Won
Popularity AwardWon
2002 8th Korea Musical Awards Best Actor The PlayWon
MBC Drama Awards Popularity Award Fox and Cotton CandyWon
2005 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama LandWon
2006 40th Taxpayer's Day Prime Minister's CommendationN/AWon
2007 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Catching Up with Gangnam MomsWon
2008 45th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor Wide AwakeWon
2009 3rd Daegu International Musical Festival Popular Star Award Won
2010 18th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Supporting Actor MossWon
19th Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Ha Ha HaWon
31st Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actor MossNominated
2011 12th Busan Film Critics Awards Best Actor The Day He ArrivesWon
2012 5th Style Icon Awards Top 10 Style IconsN/AWon
Korea Advertisers Association Awards Good Model Award Won
21st Buil Film Awards Best ActorIn Another CountryNominated
49th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting ActorNominated
1st K-Drama Star Awards Excellence Award, ActorMy Husband Got a FamilyWon
Top Popularity AwardWon
KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorWon
Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial DramaNominated
Best Couple Award with Kim Nam-jooWon
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor (TV)Nominated
50th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor Fists of LegendNominated
25th Korean PD Awards Best Performer, TV Actor category Won
SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries The Secret of BirthNominated
2014 8th Daegu International Musical Festival Star of the Year Award Won
2015 8th Korea Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorHeard It Through the GrapevineNominated
4th APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial DramaNominated

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 Yu Jun-Sang's References

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  2. Cho, Chung-un (8 January 2007). "Yoo Joon-sang returns to musical stage". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. Kwon, Mee-yoo (19 December 2010). "The Three Musketeers defends justice, friendship". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. Park, Min-young (11 July 2011). "Musical fans get star-studded bonanza". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
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  6. Lee, Claire (20 January 2013). "The Making of Rebecca". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-07-31. 
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