Jin Seon-kyu

Jin Seon-kyu (born September 13, 1977)[1] is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles on the big screen, such as The Outlaws (2017) and Extreme Job (2019). He won Best Supporting Actor award at the 38th Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2017 for his performance in the film The Outlaws.[2]

Jin Seon-kyu
Jin Seon-kyu in 2019.png
Jin in 2019
Born (1977-09-13) September 13, 1977 (age 45)
EducationKorea National University of Arts
Years active2004-present
AgentL'July Entertainment
(m. 2011)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJin Seon-gyu
McCune–ReischauerChin Sŏnkyu



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2008 The Good, the Bad, the Weird Ghost Market Gang [3]
2011 Poongsan North Korean army
Mama Dong-sook's Doctor
2012 Helpless Purser
All Bark No Bite Choong-mo
Mr. XXX-Kisser Tunnel Reporter
2014 Tabloid Truth Nam-heung
Venus Talk Deputy Kim
2015 The Sound of a Flower School Magazine Manager
Love Guide for Dumpees Man at the cafe
2016 The Hunt Kim Joong-hyeon (Yang-soon's father)
Tunnel Equipment Officer
2017 The Mayor Gil-soo
The Merciless Security Section Chief
The Outlaws Wi Seong-rak
The Fortress Cho-gwan Lee Doo-gap
The Swindlers Cousin Brother Cameo
2018 Herstory Photographer's voice Cameo
Dark Figure of Crime Detective Jo [4]
Intimate Strangers Facebook man's voice Cameo
The Villagers Kwak Byeong-doo
Unfinished Kim Cham-sa's Bodyguard 3, Kkong-chi
2019 Extreme Job Detective Ma [5]
Svaha: The Sixth Finger Monk Hae-an [6]
Money Park Chang-goo [7]
Roman Young Nam-bong Cameo [8]
Long Live the King Jo Gwang-choon [9]
Warning: Do Not Play Kim Jae-hyeon [10]
Man of Men Dae-gook [11]
2021 Space Sweepers Tiger Park / Park Kyung-soo Netflix Film [12]
Taeil Tae-il's Father Animated Film [13][14]
2022 Kingmaker A farmer who goes to Seo Chang-dae's drugstore Special appearance [15]
Confidential Assignment 2: International Jang Myung-jun [16][17]
2023 Count Si-heon [18]
TBA Sweet Sea Byeong-hoon [19]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Road No. 1 Go Man-yong
2012 The Great Seer Lee Han-baek
God of War Gab-i
2014 Three Days Tattoo man killer
2015 Make a Woman Cry Hwang Kyeong-soo
Man of Men Extra
Six Flying Dragons Nam-eun
2016 Marriage Contract Oh Mi-ran's doctor
The Doctors Kim Chi-hyeon
Entourage Eun-gab's friend Cameo (Ep 3, 4 & 6)
2017 Man to Man Cameo
Live Up to Your Name Yeon-i's father
2018 Lawless Lawyer Motorcycle Officer Park Cameo (Ep. 1)
2019 Be Melodramatic Drama hero Cameo (Ep. 1 & 16)[20]
2021 Vincenzo unnamed robber #1, acting as a limousine taxi driver Cameo (Ep. 1) [21]
One the Woman Chicken delivery man Cameo (Ep.1)[22]
2022 Through the Darkness Gook Young-soo [23]
Love All Play A sushi restaurant owner Cameo (Ep.1)[24]
Call My Agent! himself Cameo[25]
2023 The Demon Gu San-yeong's father Cameo[26]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2019–2020 Kingdom Deok-seong Season 1–2
2022 Ransom Noh Hyung-soo [27]
Big Bet So Jin-seok [28]

Television showsEdit

Year Title Role Ref.
2022 Europe Outside Your Tent Cast Member [29]


Awards and nominationsEdit

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 Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Through the Darkness Won [32]
Baeksang Arts Awards 2018 Best Supporting Actor – Film The Outlaws Nominated [33]
2019 Extreme Job Nominated [34]
Blue Dragon Film Awards 2017 Best Supporting Actor The Outlaws Won [35]
2019 Extreme Job Nominated [36]
2021 Space Sweepers Nominated [37]
Brand of the Year Awards 2019 Film Actor of the Year Won [38]
Buil Film Awards 2019 Best Supporting Actor Extreme Job Nominated [39]
Chunsa Film Art Awards 2018 The Outlaws Nominated [40]
2019 Extreme Job Nominated [41]
Film Award of the Year 2018 The Outlaws Won [42]
Grand Bell Awards 2018 Nominated [43]
2020 Extreme Job Won [44]
Korean Association of Film Critics Awards 2019 Won [45]
SBS Drama Awards 2022 Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Genre/Fantasy Drama Through the Darkness Won [46]
Best Supporting Team Nominated [47]
The Seoul Awards 2018 Best Supporting Actor (Film) The Outlaws Nominated [48]

State honorsEdit

Name of country, year given, and name of honor
Country Or Organization Year Honor Or Award Ref.
South Korea[note 1] 2019 Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Commendation [52]


  1. ^ Honors are given at the Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards, arranged by the Korea Creative Content Agency and hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.[49][50] They are awarded to those who have contributed to the arts and South Korea's pop culture.[51]


  1. ^ "진선규 프로파일" (in Korean). Naver.
  2. ^ Ko, Dong-hwan (February 10, 2019). "From underdog to hit-maker: Jin Seon-kyu". The Korea Times. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  3. ^ "'연예가중계' 진선규 "첫 영화 '놈놈놈', 경제적으로 힘들었지만 버텼다"". MBN. February 9, 2017. Retrieved December 29, 2019.
  4. ^ "진선규, 영화 '암수살인' 캐스팅…김윤석과 재회". Herald Pop (in Korean). 25 August 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Ryu Seung-ryong finds his team: The actor shines in 'Extreme Job' with help of all-star cast". Korea JoongAng Daily. 19 January 2019.
  6. ^ "[Movie Review] 'Svaha,' horrifying mystery thriller about religious exploitation". The Korea Times. 2019-02-15. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  7. ^ Ha, Soo-jung (March 28, 2019). "가발 쓴 진선규"..'돈', 박누리 감독 직접 밝힌 비하인드 4가지. Osen (in Korean). Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  8. ^ Son, Won-tae (27 February 2019). "'로망' 4월 개봉 확정, 이순재X정영숙 부부연기 호흡… 조한철, 진선규, 박보경 등 출연" ['Romang' confirmed release on April, Lee Sun-jae and Jeong Yeong-sook acted as a couple...Appearance by Jo Han-Cheol, Jin Seon-kyu, Park Bo-gyeong] (in Korean). Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  9. ^ Kim, Seon-woo (6 September 2018). "[공식입장] 진선규, '롱리브더킹' 출연…'범죄도시' 감독과 재회" [Jin Seon-kyu...appearance in 'Long Live the King'...Reunion with director of The Outlaws] (in Korean). Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  10. ^ Bae, Hyo-joo (19 July 2018). "서예지X진선규 공포영화서 만난다 '암전' 출연 확정(공식)" [Jin Seon-kyu and Seo Yea-ji meet in horror movie...Confirmed appearance in Warning:Do Not Play] (in Korean). Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  11. ^ Kim, Hyeon-rok (19 September 2018). "진선규, '퍼펙트맨' 캐스팅..설경구·조진웅과 호흡" [Jin Seon-kyu, cast in 'Man of Men'...Work Together with Seol Gyeong-kyu.Cho Jin-woong] (in Korean). Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  12. ^ Ban, Seo-yeon (June 10, 2019). 송중기·김태리·진선규·유해진, 200억 대작 '승리호' 탑승. YTN Star (in Korean). Retrieved December 29, 2019.
  13. ^ Jo Ji-young (October 1, 2021). "[공식] '태일이' 장동윤X염혜란X진선규, BIFF 개막식→GV 참석 확정" [[Official] 'Taeil' Jang Dong-yoon X Yeom Hye-ran X Jin Seon-kyu, BIFF opening ceremony → GV attendance confirmed]. Sports Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved October 1, 2021 – via Naver.
  14. ^ Kim Ji-won (October 21, 2021). "[공식] 장동윤 목소리 연기 '태일이', 12월 1일 개봉" [[Official] Jang Dong-yoon's voice acting 'Tae-il', released on December 1st] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved October 21, 2021 – via Naver.
  15. ^ Jung Yu-jin (January 17, 2022). "진선규, '킹메이커' 약방 농부로 카메오…'불한당' 인연" [Jin Seon-gyu, cameo as a drugstore farmer in 'Kingmaker'... 'Bullydang' relationship] (in Korean). News1. Retrieved January 17, 2022 – via Naver.
  16. ^ Kwak Hyun-soo (January 22, 2021). "공조2' 현빈·유해진→다니엘 헤니 캐스팅 [공식]". sports.donga (in Korean). Retrieved January 22, 2021.
  17. ^ Kim Ji-hye (August 1, 2022). "공조2', 현빈X유해진에 다니엘 헤니도 가세…9월 개봉 확정" [Cooperation 2', Hyun Bin X Yoo Hae-jin joins Daniel Henney... September release confirmed] (in Korean). SBS Entertainment News. Retrieved August 1, 2022 – via Naver.
  18. ^ ""Count" Casts 6 Including Jin Seon-kyu and Oh Na-ra". HanCinema. December 30, 2019. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  19. ^ Jo Ji-young (August 1, 2022). "[공식] 유해진X김희선X차인표X진선규X한선화, 로코 '달짝지근해' 캐스팅 확정" [[Official] Hae-Jin YooX Hee-Sun Kim X In-Pyo Cha X Seon-Kyu Jin X Sun-Hwa Han, confirmed to be cast in Rocco's 'Sweet Sea'] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved August 1, 2022 – via Naver.
  20. ^ Jin Joo-hee (August 9, 2019). "첫 방 '멜로가 체질' 천우희, 오래된 연인에게 처절하게 차였다(Ft.이하늬 진선규 특별 출연)". Star Hankookilbo (in Korean). Archived from the original on August 11, 2019. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  21. ^ Hong Se-young (February 16, 2021). "[단독] 진선규, '빈센조' 특별출연..'승리호' 송중기와 인연". Sport Dong-A (in Korean). Retrieved February 16, 2021 – via v.daum.
  22. ^ Yoo Sung-cheol (September 17, 2021). "[단독]진선규 '원 더 우먼' 첫회 카메오 지원사격..이하늬와 의리" [[Exclusive] First cameo support shot for Jin Seon-gyu's 'One the Woman'.. Honey Lee and Loyalty]. Star News (in Korean). Retrieved September 17, 2021 – via Naver.
  23. ^ Lee Min-ji (June 22, 2021). "악의 마음을 읽는 자들' 김남길X진선규X김소진 출연확정, 초특급 라인업(공식)". naver (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  24. ^ Kim Saet-byul (April 20, 2022). "진선규, 특별출연으로 '너가속' 포문 장식…오늘(20일) 첫방" [Jin Seon-gyu, special appearance in 'Accelerated You' decorated the door... Today (20th) first episode] (in Korean). The Fact. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Naver.
  25. ^ Choi Hee-jae (October 17, 2022). "이서진, 매니저 됐다…조여정→수현, 역대급 라인업 공개 (연예인 매니저로 살아남기)" [Seojin Lee became the manager... Jo Yeo-jeong → Soo-hyun, all-time lineup revealed (Surviving as a celebrity manager)]. X-ports News (in Korean). Retrieved October 17, 2022 – via Naver.
  26. ^ Hwang Hye-jin (September 30, 2022). "진선규 측 "김은희 작가 신작 '악귀' 특별출연"[공식]" [Jin Seon-gyu's side "Special appearance in Kim Eun-hee's new work 'The Devil' [Official]] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved October 2, 2022 – via Naver.
  27. ^ Kang Hyo-jin (February 24, 2022). "진선규X전종서 '몸값', 올 하반기 티빙 오리지널 시리즈로 공개" [Jin Seon-gyu X Jeon Jong-seo's 'Ransom', released as a teabing original series in the second half of this year] (in Korean). SPOTV News. Retrieved February 24, 2022 – via Naver.
  28. ^ Cho Ji-young (December 25, 2022). "[공식] 최민식, 25년만에 드라마 복귀작 '카지노' 대성공..첫공개 동시 OTT 드라마 1위" [Official] Choi Min-sik's comeback drama after 25 years, 'Casino' was a great success.]. Sports Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved December 25, 2022.
  29. ^ Kim Na-ra (June 15, 2022). "해외여행 새 패러다임 제시"…유해진X진선규X윤균상, '텐트 밖은 유럽' 출연 확정 [공식]" [Propose a new paradigm for overseas travel"... Yoo Hae-jin X Jin Seon-kyu X Yoon Kyun-sang confirmed to appear in 'Europe Outside the Tent' [Official]] (in Korean). My Daily. Retrieved June 15, 2022 – via Naver.
  30. ^ Lee Kyung-ho (September 24, 2021). "진선규, KRX금시장 홍보대사에 3년 연속 발탁" [Jin Seon-gyu was selected as the ambassador for the KRX gold market for 3 years in a row]. Star News (in Korean). Retrieved September 24, 2021 – via Naver.
  31. ^ Kim Yong-rae (May 13, 2022). "한예종 2대 총동문회장에 배우 진선규" [Actor Jin Seon-gyu as Han Ye-jong's 2nd Alumni Association] (in Korean). Yonhap News. Retrieved May 13, 2022 – via Naver.
  32. ^ Myung Hee-sook (September 29, 2022). "진선규·유선, 남녀 우수 연기상 [에이판스타어워즈]" [Jin Seon-gyu and Yoo Seon, Excellence in Male and Female Acting Awards [Apan Star Awards]] (in Korean). My Daily. Retrieved September 29, 2022 – via Naver.
  33. ^ 제54회 백상예술대상, TV·영화 각 부문별 수상 후보자 공개. JTBC (in Korean). April 6, 2018. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
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