Kim Kyu-chul (born April 6, 1960) is a South Korean actor. Kim spent more than a decade as a stage actor before he made his onscreen breakthrough in 1993 with Im Kwon-taek's Seopyeonje, considered[by whom?] one of the classics of Korean cinema. Kim became most active in television, starring in dramas such as When I Miss You (1993) and Resurrection (2005).[1][2]

Kim Kyu-chul
Born (1960-04-06) April 6, 1960 (age 64)
EducationSeoul Art College - Theater
Years active1984-present
SpouseYoo Sook
Children2 sons
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Gyu-cheol
McCune–ReischauerKim Kyuch'ŏl

Filmography edit

Television series edit

Year Title Role
1993 When I Miss You
Good Morning, Yeong-dong Cha Jung-bo
1995 West Palace King Gwanghae
Your Voice Seok-young
Wonji-dong Blues Byung-ha
1996 Start
Hometown Legends "Butterfly's Lament" Scholar from Namsan
MBC Best Theater "Me, 28 Years Old and Unmarried"
Drama Game "Can I Go to the Post Office
to Find a Lost Love?"
1997 Your Daughter, My Son
MBC Best Theater "Amnesia Story" Chul-woo
Hometown Legends "Frost Falling in May" Sa-ddo
Light in the Field Byung-ki
Spring Day
When She Beckons
1998 Horse's Hill
Paper Crane Won Hee-jae
Hong Gil-dong King Jungjong
Like Wind, Like Waves
Hope Inn
The Advocate
1999 MBC Best Theater "Head of Dried Walleye Pollack" Third
Rising Sun, Rising Moon
TV Literature "When He Stopped" Sae-il
MBC Best Theater "Holiday" Chul-joo
2000 Foolish Love Jung-gook
Novel: The Mind of Governing the People Jeong Yak-jeon
I Want to Keep Seeing You Kim Jae-yeol
Promise Chae Ki-sub
2001 Delicious Proposal Park Young-guk
Orient Theatre Shin Bool-chool
Way of Living: Couple Ki Sun-woo
Stock Flower
Flower Story (Plum Sonata)
2002 Love Seon-jae
Magic Kid Masuri Ma Poong-woon
Sunshine Hunting Kang In-wook
Loving You Supervisor Kang
Since We Met Jo Nam-ki
MBC Best Theater "U-Turn in Sinchon" Driving school instructor Kyung-seok
Drama City "Hong-si" Father
2003 Age of Warriors King Uijong
Over the Green Fields Sung Joon-geol
Land of Wine Kil-soo
Wedding Gift
Full Moon Santa In-tae
Not Divorced Byun Hak-soo
Drama City "Last Present" Dong-jin
2004 Drama City "핸드폰이 꺼져 있어" Section chief Pi
Traveling Women Oh Yoon-ho
Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin Im Chun-soo
2005 Loveholic Teacher
Dangerous Love Kim In-soo
TV Literature "When Buckwheat Flowers Bloom"[3] Saengwon Heo
Drama City "Treasure Island of Riddles" Sung-jae
Resurrection Choi Dong-chan
2006 Drama City "The Thin Line Between Love and Hate" Hitman K
Bad Family Ha In-soo
Drama City "The Stars Shine Brightly" Man
Hwarang Fighter Maru Kim Jin-ho
Drama City "Fog Street"
Drama City "도시괴담, 무섭지 않은 이야기" Jung-man (episode: "비상구,
하차 그리고 피크닉")
Dae Jo-yeong Shin-hong
Fugitive Lee Doo-yong Jang Doo-sik
My Love Dal-ja Kang Young-sub
Drama City "자장가 부르는 아기" Dr. Choi Myung-hwan
2007 The Return of Shim Chung Deputy Baek
HDTV Literature "A Dwarf Launches a Little Ball"[4]
HDTV Literature "My Bloody Lover" (episode 1: "Nude Photos")
The Devil Cha Gwang-doo
Several Questions That Make Us Happy Seon-jae's older brother
2008 Chil-wu the Mighty Choe Won-sik (cameo)
Hometown Legends "Gisaeng House Ghost Story" Sa-ddo
The Kingdom of the Winds Myung-jin
Don't Be Swayed Park Hyung-chul
2009 Partner Prosecutor (cameo, episode 16)
Hot Blood Director Yoon
Hometown Legends "The Grudge Island" Yoon Hong-guk
2010 Wish Upon a Star Jung In-goo
The Great Merchant Steward Oh
Legend of the Patriots Battalion commander (cameo)
Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho Steward Oh
Freedom Fighter, Lee Hoe-young Bureau chief of
Asahi Shimbun Shanghai
Giant Noh Gap-soo (cameo)
Ang Shim Jung Min Ki-chul
The President Baek Chan-ki
Thank You for Making Me Smile
2011 Detectives in Trouble Jo Sang-tae
Baby Faced Beauty Lee So-young's father
Gwanggaeto, The Great Conqueror Seol Do-an
Myung-wol the Spy
Queen Insoo Lee Hyun-ro
Padam Padam Prosecutor Joo
2012 Kimchi Family Jung Sung-min (cameo)
Love, My Love Yeo Sam-choo
Bridal Mask Woo Byung-joon
Drama Special "Re-Memory" Detective Seo
May Queen[5][6] Park Gi-chool
2013 That Winter, the Wind Blows[7][unreliable source?] Jang Sung
Blooded Palace: The War of Flowers Shim Ki-won
Shark Jo Eui-seon
2014 Golden Cross Park Hee-seo
Blade Man Jo Bong-gu
2015 The Jingbirok: A Memoir of Imjin War Toyotomi Hideyoshi
The Missing Park Jung-do
Hello Monster Park Young-chul (guest, episode 5)
The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 Kim Bo-hyun
2016 Shopaholic Louis Baek Sun-goo
2017 Manhole Yang Koo-gil's father
2019 The Banker
2019-2020 Unasked Family Kang Kyu-cheol
2023-2024 Live Your Own Life Kang Jin-beom

Film edit

Year Title Role
1993 Seopyeonje Dong-ho
1995 Thief and a Poet Bin-ha
2003 The Road Taken
2006 Righteous Ties Han-wook
2007 Going by the Book Senior colleague Kim (cameo)
2011 The Show (documentary) Himself (cameo)

Theater edit

Year Title Role
1996 Oliver!

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1993 4th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best New Actor Seopyeonje Won
31st Grand Bell Awards Best New Actor Won
1995 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor When I Miss You Won
Popularity Award, Actor Won
1999 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor Won
2005 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Resurrection Nominated
2009 KBS Drama Awards[8] Best Actor in a One-Act Drama/Special The Grudge Island Won
2011 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Detectives in Trouble,
Gwanggaeto, The Great Conqueror
2013 2nd APAN Star Awards Acting Award, Actor That Winter, the Wind Blows Nominated

References edit

  1. ^ "KOREAN TV DRAMA REVIEWS: 부활 (Rebirth - Director's Cut) PART 1". Twitch Film. 12 April 2006. Archived from the original on February 28, 2009. Retrieved 2015-01-25.
  2. ^ "KOREAN TV DRAMA REVIEWS: 부활 (Rebirth - Director's Cut) PART 2". Twitch Film. 12 April 2006. Archived from the original on February 28, 2009. Retrieved 2015-01-25.
  3. ^ Based on a short story written by Lee Hyo-seok.
  4. ^ Adapted from The Dwarf.
  5. ^ "Kim Gyoo-cheol and Ko In-beom join MBC May Queen". Hancinema. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 2015-01-24.
  6. ^ Kang, Hye-in (23 September 2012). "May Queen Kim Gyu Cheol slaps Han Ji Hye". StarN News. Retrieved 2015-01-24.
  7. ^ "Jo In Sung & Song Hye Gyo Gather for First Script Reading of Wind Blows in Winter". Soompi. 17 November 2012. Retrieved 2015-01-25.
  8. ^ "Lee Byung-hun scores triple wins at KBS Acting Awards". 10Asia. 4 January 2010. Retrieved 2015-01-25.

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