Choi Young-joon (Korean최영준; born July 7, 1980) is a South Korean actor and singer. He began his acting career as a supporting character in the television series Arthdal Chronicles (2019) and Flower of Evil (2020). He is known for his roles in Hospital Playlist (2020–2021), Vincenzo (2021), Our Blues (2022)[2] and Gyeongseong Creature (2023–present).

Choi Young-joon
Choi in June 2022
Born (1980-07-07) July 7, 1980 (age 43)
EducationDong-a University
Occupations
  • Actor
  • singer
Years active2002–present
AgentAce Factory[1]
Korean name
Hangul
최영준
Hanja
Revised RomanizationChoe Yeong-jun
McCune–ReischauerCh'oe Yŏngchun

Career edit

Choi made his debut in 2002 as a member of boy band 7Dayz. After the group's disbandment, Choi went on to become a musical actor.[3]

Filmography edit

Film edit

Year Title Role Ref.
TBA Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint Han Myeong-oh [4]

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2019 Arthdal Chronicles Yeon-bal [5]
2020 Flower of Evil Choi Jae-sub [6][7]
2020–2021 Hospital Playlist Bong Gwang-hyun Season 1–2 [8]
2021 Mine Baek Dong-hun [9]
Inspector Koo Jang Seong-woo [10]
Vincenzo Cho Young-woon [11]
2022 Our Blues Bang Ho-sik [12]
Why Her Yoon Se-pil [13][14]
2023 Family: The Unbreakable Bond Musa Cameo (Eps. 9) [15]
Delightfully Deceitful Ryu Jae-hyeok [16]

Web series edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2022 The Sound of Magic Detective Kim [17]
2023 Bloodhounds Kang Yong [18]
2023–present Gyeongseong Creature Lieutenant General Kato [19]

Television shows edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2023 Black: I Saw the Devil Cast member Crime Thriller Crime Documentary (Season 2) [20]

Theater edit

Musical edit

Year Title Role Theater Date Ref.
English Korean
2006 Number of Animals 마리 Minseong Ewha Girls' High School 100th Anniversary Hwaam Hall Dec 7–17 [21]
2009 Midnight Serenade 한밤의 세레나데 Park Jung-ja Daehakro Arts Theater Small Theater July 11 to August 16 [22]
BNK Busan Bank Cho Eun Theatre 1 Sep 3–Oct 4 [23]
2011 Oh! While You were Sleeping 오! 당신이 잠든 사이 Peter Daehangno Art Plaza 2 04-07 to 10-03 [24]
2015–2016 Oh! While You were Sleeping 오! 당신이 잠든 사이 Choi Byong-ho JTN Art Hall 3 09.04~02.28
2018 Interview 인터뷰 Eugene Daehak-ro Dream Art Center Building 1 07/10–09/30 [25]
Heulik Hall in Tokyo 10/05–10/08 [26]

Theater edit

Year Title Role Theater Date Ref.
English Korean
2022 Come Back 돌아온다 Monk Arts Centre CJ Towol Theatre May 7–June 5
Art 아트 Sergei Yes 24 Stage 1 Sep 17-Dec 11 [27][28]

Awards and nominations edit

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, category, nominee of the award, and the result of the nomination
Award ceremony Year Category Nominee / Work Result Ref.
APAN Star Awards 2022 Best Supporting Actor Our Blues Nominated [29]
Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards 2022 Excellence Award, Actor Won [30]

References edit

  1. ^ "최영준, 에이스팩토리 새 둥지…이준혁·이시영과 한솥밥" [Choi Young-joon, Ace Factory's new nest... Rice with Lee Jun-hyeok and Lee Si-young]. MBC Entertainment (in Korean). June 2, 2023. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  2. ^ "Choi Young-joon (최영준)". HanCinema. Archived from the original on June 12, 2022. Retrieved June 12, 2022.
  3. ^ "최영준, 버티고 마침내 승리하다" [Choi Young-joon: Winning and persevering]. IZE (in Korean). 10 June 2022. Archived from the original on 10 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  4. ^ Jo Ji-young (January 24, 2024). "[공식] 이민호→지수까지 '전지적 독자 시점'으로 뭉쳤다..지난해 크랭크 인" [[Official] Lee Min-ho → Ji-Soo has even joined the "Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint." Crank-in last year] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved January 24, 2024 – via Naver.
  5. ^ "최영준, '아스달'→'슬의생'→'악의 꽃'으로 증명한 1人 3色 '다채로운 매력'" [Choi Young-joon, 'Arthdal' → 'Life of Despair' → 'Flower of Evil', 3 colors in one person, 'Colorful charm']. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 30 July 2020. Archived from the original on 12 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
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  8. ^ "최영준, '우리들의 블루스'→'왜 오수재인가' 연이은 활약 기대" [Choi Young-jun, 'Our Blues' → 'Why Su-jae Oh', looking forward to success]. iMBC (in Korean). 1 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  9. ^ "'마인' 김서형, 형사 최영준에 "제가 한 말에 답이 있어요"" ['Main' Seohyung Kim, Detective Youngjun Choi, "I have an answer to what I said"]. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 26 June 2021. Archived from the original on 12 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  10. ^ "[어게인TV] '구경이' 이영애, 최영준 언급하다 기절…"얼마나 살기가 싫었을까"" [[Again TV] Lee Young-ae, Choi Young-jun, fainted after mentioning 'Gu-gyeong-i'... "How I hate to live"]. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 15 November 2021. Archived from the original on 12 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  11. ^ "'영주아방' 최영준의 대표 연극… "대본 보고 '내 인생 바꿀 수도 있겠다' 생각"" [Choi Young-jun's representative play in 'Youngju Abang'... "I saw the script and thought, 'I could change my life'"]. Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). 19 May 2022. Archived from the original on 12 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  12. ^ "최영준, 버티고 마침내 승리하다" [Choi Young-joon: Winning and perservering]. IZE (in Korean). 10 June 2022. Archived from the original on 10 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  13. ^ "SBS '왜 오수재인가' 배우 최영준, 촬영 현장 담아낸 비하인드 공개" [SBS 'Why Oh Soo-jae' Actor Choi Young-joon reveals behind-the-scenes footage from the shooting site]. GP Korea (in Korean). 12 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  14. ^ Jang Jin-ri (3 November 2021). "[단독]'빈센조·슬의생' 최영준, '왜 오수재인가' 캐스팅" [[Exclusive] Choi Young-jun from 'Vincenzo's Destiny' casts for 'Why Oh Soo-jae] (in Korean). Sports TV News. Archived from the original on 5 November 2021. Retrieved 12 June 2022 – via Naver.
  15. ^ Hwang Soo-yeon (May 16, 2023). "'패밀리' 최영준, 섬뜩한 악의 얼굴…특별출연의 정석" (in Korean). Xports News. Retrieved May 16, 2023 – via Naver.
  16. ^ "최영준, '이로운 사기' 출연…김동욱과 연기 호흡". Dailian (in Korean). April 27, 2023. Retrieved May 12, 2023.
  17. ^ "The Sound of Magic - Cast". HanCinema. Archived from the original on May 6, 2022. Retrieved May 22, 2022.
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  19. ^ Kim, Ji-woo (December 7, 2023). '경성크리처' 박서준·한소희, 인연 혹은 악연 ['Gyeongseong Creature' Park Seo-joon and Han So-hee, fate or ill-fated relationship] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Archived from the original on December 7, 2023. Retrieved December 7, 2023 – via Naver.
  20. ^ Park, Soo-in (March 2, 2023). "'블랙' 시즌2로 컴백, 장진→김지훈·오대환·최영준 출연" [Comeback with 'Black' season 2, Jang Jin → Kim Ji-hoon, Oh Dae-hwan, Choi Young-jun appeared] (in Korean). Newsen. Archived from the original on March 3, 2023. Retrieved March 3, 2023 – via Naver.
  21. ^ "최영준: 연극배우" [Choi Young-joon: Theater actor performances]. Play DB (in Korean). Archived from the original on June 12, 2022. Retrieved June 12, 2022.
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  29. ^ Lee Seul-bi (August 31, 2022). "김혜수→이준호 '2022 APAN STAR AWARDS' 수상 후보 공개" [Kim Hye-soo → Lee Jun-ho's '2022 APAN STAR AWARDS' nominees revealed] (in Korean). Sports Donga. Archived from the original on August 31, 2022. Retrieved August 31, 2022 – via Naver.
  30. ^ Jang Da-hee (December 1, 2022). "우리들의 블루스' 최영준, '제30회 대한민국 문화연예대상' 우수 연기상 수상" ['Our Blues' Choi Yeong-joon, 'The 30th Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards' Award for Excellence in Acting] (in Korean). SpoTV News. Archived from the original on December 1, 2022. Retrieved December 1, 2022 – via Naver.

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