Kim Byung-chul (actor)

Kim Byung-chul (Korean김병철, born July 5, 1974) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for playing Cha Min-hyuk in the television series Sky Castle.[2] He has risen to fame by acting in hit television dramas such as Descendants of the Sun, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, All of Us Are Dead, and Doctor Cha.

Kim Byung-chul
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Kim in May 2019
Born (1974-07-05) July 5, 1974 (age 48)
Andong, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea
Alma materChung-Ang University
Years active2003–present
AgentAlien Company[1]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Byeong-cheol
McCune–ReischauerKim Pyŏng-chŏl
WebsiteOfficial website



Year Title Role Ref.
2003 Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield Silla spy
2004 R-Point Corporal Joh Byung-hoon
2007 Bunt Umpire
Hwang Jin Yi Low ranking public officer
Return Mortuary manager
Punch Lady Gye Sung-ha
2008 The Guard Post Staff Sgt. Yoon (present day)
2009 Private Eye Adjutant (assistant officer)
2010 Twilight Gangsters Travel agent
Sex Volunteer: Open Secret 1st Story Myung-joon
Dreams Come True Sargent Kang
2011 Quick Detective Park
2012 Miss Conspirator Dokgaegoori ("Poison Frog")
2013 Precious Love On-yoo's brother
2015 Wonderful Nightmare Jin-man
2016 Musudan Jak Jeon-gwan
2018 The Discloser Manager Hwang
Stand by Me Poongnam Funeral Insurance
The Backstreet Noir Bae Chang-do [3]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Ref.
2006 Coma
2010 The Scarlet Letter Park Joong-goo
2014 Modern Farmer Han-chul's boss
2015 The Missing Kang Yoon-goo
Cheo Yong offender (ep. 9)
2016 Descendants of the Sun Lieutenant Colonel Park Byung-soo
Mrs. Cop 2 Min Jong-bum
Dramaworld Himself
Love in the Moonlight Crown Prince's teacher (Cameo) [4]
Shopping King Louie Lee Kyung-kook
Guardian: The Lonely and Great God Park Joong-won
2017 Tunnel Kwak Tae-hee [5]
The Emperor: Owner of the Mask Kim Woo-jae
2018 Return
Mr. Sunshine Il-sik [6]
Sky Castle Cha Min-hyuk [2]
2019 Doctor Prisoner Seon Min-sik [7][8]
Pegasus Market Jung Bok-dong
2021 Sisyphus: The Myth Sigma [9]
2022 All of Us Are Dead Lee Byung-chan [10]
2023 Doctor Cha Seo In-ho [11][12]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2017 10th Korea Drama Awards Popular Character Award Guardian: The Lonely and Great God Won [13]
2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor Sky Castle Won [14]
KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Doctor Prisoner Won [15]


  1. ^ Kang Hyo-jin (April 23, 2021). "김병철‧김지석 등 배우 12인, 스토리제이 떠나 에일리언 컴퍼니로 이적" [12 actors including Kim Byung-cheol and Kim Ji-seok left Story J and transferred to Alien Company]. Spotify News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved August 6, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "'SKY 캐슬' 정준호x최원영x조재윤x김병철 확정..JTBC 흥행史 잇는다[공식]". TV Report (in Korean). August 29, 2018. Retrieved October 7, 2018.
  3. ^ Kerr, Elizabeth (May 10, 2018). "'The Backstreet Noire': Film Review". Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  4. ^ "'구르미 그린 달빛'에 '태후'가 보이네" ['Empression' is seen in 'Moonlight Drawn by Clouds'] (in Korean). Sports Club. August 24, 2016. Retrieved April 17, 2022 – via Naver.
  5. ^ Moon Soo-yeon (March 24, 2017). "'터널' 조희봉X김병철X강기영X양주호, 조연 캐스팅도 완벽". Sports Today (in Korean). Archived from the original on June 24, 2018. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  6. ^ "[단독]조우진·김병철, '도깨비' 이어 '미스터 션샤인' 출연". Ilgan Sports (in Korean). July 25, 2017.
  7. ^ "Choi Wonyoung and Kim Byoung Cheol cast in 'Doctor Prisoner'". KBS World. January 29, 2019. Retrieved February 10, 2019.
  8. ^ "김병철, 'SKY캐슬'→'닥터 프리즈너' 출연 확정..남궁민과 대립각(공식)". Herald Pop (in Korean). January 28, 2019.
  9. ^ Jin Hyang-hee (March 5, 2021). "시지프스' 김병철=시그마, 본격 등장". (in Korean). Retrieved March 5, 2021.
  10. ^ Robinson, Jacob (September 25, 2021). "Zombie K-Drama 'All of Us Are Dead' Coming to Netflix in January 2022". What's on Netflix. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  11. ^ Jeong Ga-young (January 6, 2022). "[단독]김병철, 차기작은 '닥터 차정숙'…미운 남편 된다" [[Exclusive] Kim Byung-chul, his next project is 'Doctor Cha Jeong-suk'... become a bad husband] (in Korean). Sports World. Retrieved January 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  12. ^ Gong Yeo-ju (August 9, 2022). "[단독] 엄정화 '닥터 차정숙', JTBC 10월 편성 확정" [[Exclusive] Uhm Jung-hwa's 'Doctor Cha Jeong-sook' confirmed for JTBC October schedule] (in Korean). YTN. Retrieved August 9, 2022 – via Naver.
  13. ^ Jang Woo-young (October 2, 2017). "10주년 '2017KDA' 김상중, 생애 첫 대상…'도깨비' 5관왕(종합)". Herald Pop (in Korean). Retrieved May 1, 2019.
  14. ^ "Korea's 55th Baeksang Award Winners Include Han Ji Min, Lee Byung Hun, IU and Do Kyung Soo". Forbes. May 1, 2019.
  15. ^ "Winners of the 2019 KBS Drama Awards". HanCinema. December 31, 2019. Archived from the original on April 6, 2020. Retrieved December 31, 2019.

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