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Gong Yoo

Gong Yoo (Hangul: 공유) is a South Korean actor. He started his career in showbiz as a VJ and subsequently debuted with parts in school dramas and films, eventually gaining starring roles in prime time dramas such Hello My Teacher and One Fine Day. His role as a cafe manager who falls in love with a girl disguised as a man in romantic comedy The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince solidified his status as a drama leading man. The popularity of the drama made him a regional star. After serving the 2-year compulsory military service, Gong Yoo made his comeback with romantic comedy Finding Mr Destiny and Silenced, a film project spearheaded by the actor himself upon reading the book based on the real events of deaf students being sexually exploited by the staff in a South Korean special school. Gong took on the role as a North Korean agent in action film the suspect in 2013. His post-military television comeback Big was however, not as well received. While Gong remained popular with Korean audience and brand sponsors, he experienced somewhat of a career renaissance in 2016 with box office hits Train to Busan and Age of Shadows, as well as one of the most-viewed Korean cable television drama, Goblin.

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Jul 10, 1979 In Busan, South Korea
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Wonderland
Latest Project:
Series The Silent Sea 2021-12-24
Known For
Poster of Because I Want to Talk
Poster of Like a Dragon
Poster of One Fine Day
Poster of School 4
Movie Wonderland 2023
Movie Seobok: Project Clone Ki-hun 2021-04-12
Series Squid Game Recruiter 2021-09-17
Series The Silent Sea Han Yunjae 2021-12-24
Series Because I Want to Talk Himself 2019-12-04
Movie Kim Ji-young, Born 1982 Jung Dae-hyun 2019-10-23
Movie A Man and a Woman Ki-hong 2016-02-25
Movie The Age of Shadows Kim Woo-jin 2016-09-07
Series Goblin Kim Shin 2016-12-02
Movie Train to Busan Seok Woo 2016-07-20
Movie The Suspect Ji Dong-chul 2013-12-24
Series Big Seo Yoon-jae / Kang Kyung-joon 2012-06-04
Movie Silenced Kang In-ho 2011-09-22
Movie Finding Mr. Destiny Han Gi-Joon 2010-12-08
Series Running Man Himself 2010-07-11
Movie Like a Dragon Park 2007-03-03
Series Coffee Prince Choi Han-kyul 2007-07-02
Series One Fine Day Seo Gun 2006-05-31
Series Hello My Teacher Park Tae In 2005-04-13
Movie She's on Duty Kang No-young, boy at school, Jae-in's neighbour 2005-03-17
Movie Spy Girl Choi Ko-bong 2004-01-30
Movie S Diary Yu In 2004-10-22
Movie Superstar Gam Sa-yong Park Cheol-su 2004-09-17
Movie My Tutor Friend Jong-soo 2003-01-30
Series Screen Kim Jun-Pyo 2003-05-31
Series School 4 Hwang Tae-young 2001-04-08