Kim Eui-sung

Kim Eui-sung (Korean김의성; born December 17, 1965) is a South Korean actor. He is known for his roles in films The Day a Pig Fell into the Well (1996), Office (2015), The Exclusive: Beat the Devil's Tattoo (2015) and Train to Busan (2016);[1] and television series W (2016),[2] and Taxi Driver (2021).

Kim Eui-sung
Kim Eui-sung in 2019.png
Kim Eui-sung in 2019
Born (1965-12-17) December 17, 1965 (age 57)
South Korea
EducationSeoul National University (BBA)
Years active1988–present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Ui-seong
McCune–ReischauerKim Ŭisŏng

Selected filmographyEdit


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Mom Has a Lover
1996 The Day a Pig Fell into the Well Hyo-seop
1997 3pm Paradise
2011 The Day He Arrives Joong-won
2012 26 Years Chief Choi
National Security Kang Su-hyeon
Architecture 101 Professor Kang
2013 The Face Reader Han Myung-hoi
Running Man Director Kim
Nobody's Daughter Haewon Joong-won
The Suspect Deputy department head Shin
2014 Big Match Detective Do
Hill of Freedom Sang-won
Tabloid Truth Park Young-jin
2015 Assassination Butler of Kang family
Minority Opinion Prosecutor
The Priests Dean of clergy
Office Kim Sang-gyu
The Exclusive: Beat the Devil's Tattoo Director Moon
Twenty Chi-ho's father
The Deal Son Myung-soo
Love Guide for Dumpees Doctor
Inside Men Editor-in-chief
2016 Train to Busan Yon-suk
The Truth Beneath No Jae-soon Special appearance
A Quiet Dream President Special appearance
Yourself and Yours Kim Joong-haeng
A Star of Greed Narrator Documentary
2017 The King Kim Eung-soo
The Reservoir Game Voice Documentary
Steel Rain Lee Ee-seong [3]
1987: When the Day Comes Special appearance
2018 Golden Slumber Mr. Min
Rampant King Lee Jo
The Man Only I Can See Special appearance
2019 Extreme Job Police superintendent
Trade Your Love Captain Chae
2021 The Book of Fish Official Jang Cameo
2022 Special Delivery Baek Sa-jang [4][5]
My Candle Director Documentary film [6]
Alienoid Ja-jang [7]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Six Flying Dragons Jeong Mong-ju
2016 W Oh Sung-moo / Han Sang-hoon [8]
2018 Mr. Sunshine Lee Wan-ik [9]
Memories of the Alhambra Cha Byung-jun [10]
2019 My Fellow Citizens! Kim Joo-myung [11]
2019 Arthdal Chronicles Sang-ung [12]
2021–2023 Taxi Driver Jang Sung-chul Season 1–2[13]
2022 Under the Queen's Umbrella Hwang Won-hyeong [14]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Ref.
2016 Be Positive Hwan-dong's father
2022 WeCrashed Masayoshi Son [15]
2023 Black Knight [16]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor (film) The Face Reader Nominated
2016 2016 MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Actor in a Miniseries W Won
5th APAN Star Awards Acting Award, Actor Won
25th Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Train to Busan Won[17]
37th Blue Dragon Film Awards Nominated
2017 22nd Chunsa Film Art Awards Nominated
53rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor (film) Won[18]
2021 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Mini-Series Genre/Fantasy Drama Taxi Driver Won[19]


  1. ^ Yong, Won-jung (26 June 2016). "연극쟁이, 배우, 사업가...파란만장 김의성의 '소수의견' [인터뷰]". SportsQ. Retrieved 2016-07-25.
  2. ^ "Actor KIM Eui-sung Releases Interview Collection, VILLAIN FOR 7 YEARS". Kobiz. March 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "KIM Eui-sung & LEE Gyoung-young Ready for STEEL RAIN". Kobiz. January 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "PARK So-dam, SONG Sae-byeok and KIM Eui-sung Receive SPECIAL PRAISE". Korean Film Biz Zone. June 14, 2019.
  5. ^ Jeon Hyung-hwa (November 30, 2021). "박소담 원톱 액션영화 '특송' 2022년 1월 5일 개봉 확정" [Park So-dam's one-top action movie 'Special Song' to be released on January 5, 2022] (in Korean). Star News. Retrieved November 30, 2021 – via Naver.
  6. ^ Kim Mi-hwa (January 24, 2022). "나의 촛불' 김의성X주진우 "촛불의 기억, 잊지 않기를" [인터뷰③]" [My Candle' Kim Eui-seong X Joo Jin-woo "The memory of the candle, I hope not to forget it [Interview ③]] (in Korean). Star News. Retrieved January 24, 2022 – via Naver.
  7. ^ Kim Su-jeong (November 5, 2019). "조우진x김의성 최동훈 신작 합류…1,2편 동시제작" [Jo Woo-jin x Kim Eui-sung joins Choi Dong-hoon's new work... Simultaneous production of episodes 1 and 2] (in Korean). TV Report. Retrieved April 13, 2022 – via Naver.
  8. ^ "Cartoon hero meets doctor in new sci-fi drama". Yonhap News Agency. July 18, 2016.
  9. ^ "악역의 진수 김의성+우직한 남자 신정근, '미스터 션샤인' 합류". TV Report (in Korean). July 3, 2018. Archived from the original on July 8, 2018. Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "[단독] 김의성, 'W' 송재정 작가와 재회…'알함브라 궁전' 합류". TV Report (in Korean). May 16, 2018.
  11. ^ "[단독]태인호·김의성, '국민여러분' 출연..최시원과 날선 대립". Naver (in Korean). Star News. Retrieved December 18, 2018.
  12. ^ "'아스달 연대기' 장동건X송중기, 12人 메인 포스터 공개". (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-21.
  13. ^ Park Jeong-sun (June 9, 2022). "이제훈·김의성·표예진, '모범택시' 시즌 2로 돌아온다" [Lee Je-hoon, Kim Eui-seong, and Pyo Ye-jin to return for season 2 of 'Model Taxi'] (in Korean). JTBC. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Naver.
  14. ^ Park Ah-reum (August 26, 2022). "중전 김혜수X대비마마 김해숙 만나니(슈룹)" [Middle Battle Kim Hye-soo X Big Mama Kim Hae-sook Met (Shroop)] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved August 26, 2022 – via Naver.
  15. ^ Kim Mi-hwa (July 15, 2021). "김의성, 애플TV플러스 '위 크래쉬드' 합류..美 출국" [Kim Eui-seong joins Apple TV Plus 'We Crashed'... Departing the US]. StarNews (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  16. ^ Kang Hyo-jin (January 21, 2022). "[단독]김의성, 넷플릭스 '택배기사' 출연…'특송' 이어 배송행보ing" [[Exclusive] Kim Eui-seong to appear in Netflix's 'Delivery Driver'... Delivery following 'special delivery] (in Korean). SPOTV News. Retrieved January 21, 2022 – via Naver.
  17. ^ "VETERAN Triumphs at the 25th Buil Film Awards". Kobiz. October 20, 2016.
  18. ^ "THE HANDMAIDEN Tops 53rd BaekSang Arts Awards". Kobiz. May 10, 2017.
  19. ^ Jeong Hee-yeon (December 31, 2021). "모범택시' 김의성-차지연 장르/판타지 조연상 [SBS 연기대상]" ['Exemplary Taxi' Kim Eui-seong - Cha Ji-yeon Genre/Fantasy Supporting Actor [SBS Acting Awards]] (in Korean). Sports Donga. Retrieved January 2, 2022 – via Naver.

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