Go Joo-won (Korean고주원; born October 16, 1981), birth name Go Young-chul, is a South Korean actor. He made his acting debut in the 2003 boxing series Punch, followed by a supporting role in the revenge-themed Resurrection (2005).[3] In 2006, Go became a household name after appearing in the popular family dramas Bizarre Bunch and Famous Chil Princesses.[4][5] He then played historical figures in two period dramas—King Seongjong of Joseon in The King and I (2007),[6][7] and Ijinashi, the first king of Daegaya in Kim Su-ro, The Iron King (2010).[8] Go also starred in the medical drama OB/GYN (also known as Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors, 2010),[9][10] and another family drama You Are the Best! (2013).[11]

Go Joo-won
Go Young-chul

(1981-10-16) October 16, 1981 (age 42)
Gwangju, South Korea
EducationSogang University[1]
Yonsei University Graduate School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Years active2003–present
AgentHuayi Brothers[2]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGo Ju-won
McCune–ReischauerKo Chuwŏn
Birth name
Revised RomanizationGo Yeong-cheol
McCune–ReischauerKo Yŏngch‘ŏl

Filmography edit

Television series edit

Year Title Role Network
2003 Punch Yoon-pyo SBS
2004 Kkakdugi Gak-doo KBS2
The Land Song Young-kwang SBS
2005 Resurrection Jung Jin-woo KBS2
Bizarre Bunch Jang Seok-hyun KBS1
2006 Famous Chil Princesses Yoo Il-han KBS2
2007 The King and I King Seongjong SBS
2008 My Lady Kim Hyun-min MBC
2010 OB & GY Lee Sang-shik SBS
Kim Su-ro, The Iron King Ijinashi MBC
2013 You Are the Best! Park Chan-woo KBS2
2014 There Is a Bluebird Doctor Oh TV Chosun
4 Legendary Witches Ma Do-hyun (cameo) MBC
Run, Jang-mi Hwang Tae-ja SBS
2016 Madame Antoine: The Love Therapist Go Hye-rim's ex-husband JTBC
2019 Love in Sadness Ha Seong-ho MBC
Haechi Yi In-jwa SBS
2023-2024 Live Your Own Life Kang Tae-min[12] KBS2

Film edit

Year Title Role
2005 Tarzan Park Heung-suk Park Heung-suk

Variety shows edit

Year Title Role
2009 – 2010 Let's Go! Dream Team Season 2 Cast member (episodes 10–13, 28)
2014 Star Friend Cast member
2015 Off to School Cast member (episodes 53–56)
2016 Let's Go Expedition Time Cast member
2019 Taste of Love Cast member (episode 16 – present)

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2005 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Bizarre Bunch Won
2006 7th Korea Visual Arts Festival Photogenic Award, Actor category Won
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor Famous Chil Princesses Won
2015 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Run, Jang-mi Nominated

References edit

  1. ^ Bae, Ji-sook (26 August 2007). "Film D-War Tops Internet News". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  2. ^ http://www.newsen.com/news_view.php?uid=201704261449114110
  3. ^ "Documentary for Hit Drama Revenge Being Produced in Japan". KBS Global. 10 February 2006. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  4. ^ Kim, Lynn (17 November 2009). "Actor Go Joo-won signs with Jun Jin's agency". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  5. ^ Hong, Lucia (8 November 2010). "Actor Ko Joo-won to enter military next week". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  6. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (18 September 2007). "TV Falls in Love with Epic Dramas". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  7. ^ "Actor Go Rescues Wounded Golfer". KBS Global. 21 September 2007. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  8. ^ Yun, Tae-hui (19 April 2010). "Actor Ko Joo-won cast in upcoming series Kim Su-ro". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  9. ^ Han, Sang-hee (2 February 2010). "Drama to Feature the World of OB/GYN". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  10. ^ Choi, Ji-eun (28 January 2010). "PREVIEW: SBS TV series OB & GY". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  11. ^ "Today's Photo: March 5, 2013". The Chosun Ilbo. 5 March 2013. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  12. ^ Bae Hyo-joo (June 13, 2023). "고주원 4년만에 드라마 컴백‥유이와 러브라인(효심이네 각자도생)" [Go Joo-won's drama comeback after 4 years. Uee and love line]. Newsen (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved August 16, 2023.

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