Kim Min-kyu (actor)

Kim Min-kyu (Korean김민규; born December 25, 1994[1]), also spelled as Kim Min-gue,[2] is a South Korean actor.[3] He is known for his appearance in the variety program Crime Scene Season 3 and gained recognition for his roles in television series Queen: Love and War (2019–20), Backstreet Rookie (2020), Snowdrop (2021–22), Business Proposal (2022), and The Heavenly Idol (2023).

Kim Min-kyu
20181231 Kim Min Kyu 김민규 2018 MBC Drama Awards Red Carpet (1).jpg
Kim in December 2018
Born (1994-12-25) December 25, 1994 (age 28)
South Korea
Occupations
  • Actor
  • model
Years active2013–present
AgentCompanion Company
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationGim Min-gyu
McCune–ReischauerKim Minkyu

CareerEdit

Kim began his acting career in 2013, playing a minor role in Mnet drama Monstar, had notable roles in television series Signal (2016), Because This Is My First Life (2017), The Rich Son (2018) and Perfume (2019) and appeared in the variety program Crime Scene season 3 as an detective's assistant.[4]

Kim gained recognition for his career's first leading role through the historical drama Queen: Love and War (2019–20) where he played Lee Kyung, the King of Joseon.[5] In 2020, Kim played the role of Kang Ji-wook in SBS drama Backstreet Rookie.[6]

In 2021, Kim appeared in So I Married the Anti-fan which premiered in April on Naver TV.[7] Later the same year, he played Joo Gyeok-chan – a cold-hearted North Korean agent, in JTBC drama Snowdrop.[8] In 2022, Kim starred in the SBS romantic comedy drama Business Proposal as chief secretary Cha Sung-hoon.[9] Kim held an exhibition titled My Art, Your Art with graffiti artist M.Chat from June 10 to June 26, 2022.[10]

Kim signed with Companion Company in February 2023.[11] The same year, he stars in the tvN drama The Heavenly Idol in the title role as a K-pop idol possessed by a priest from another dimension.[12]

Personal lifeEdit

Military serviceEdit

On November 25, 2022, it was confirmed that Kim would be enlisting in the military ahead of the premiere of his upcoming television series, in the first half of 2023.[13]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Ref.
2013 The Five [14]
2016 Chasing Kim Tae-young [15]
2018 The Whispering [ko] Min-woo [16]
2019 The Battle of Jangsari Choi Jae-pil [17]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013 Monstar Cameo [18]
2015 Who Are You? School 2015 Swimmer Supporting role [19]
2016 Signal Hwang Eui-kyung Supporting role [20]
The Sound of Your Heart Soldier/ Uni Student Cameo (Episode 2, 14)
2017 Because This Is My First Life Yeon Bok-nam Supporting role [21]
Meloholic Yoo Byeong-chul Supporting role [22]
Rain or Shine Jin Young Supporting role [23]
2018 Rich Family's Son Kim Myung-ha Supporting role [24]
Let's Eat 3 Himself Cameo (Episode 4) [25]
Drunk in Good Taste Lee Yeon-nam Lead role [26]
2019 Perfume Yun Min-suk Main role [27][28]
Queen: Love and War Lee Kyung Lead role [29]
2020 Backstreet Rookie Kang Ji-wook Supporting role [6]
2021 Nevertheless "Dimples" Cameo (Episode 8)
2021–2022 Snowdrop Joo Gyeok-chan Supporting role [30][31]
2022 Business Proposal Cha Sung-hoon Main role [32]
2023 The Heavenly Idol Woo Yeon-woo / Rembrary Lead role [33]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Ref.
2016 Throbbing Virtual Love Kim Min-gyu [3]
2017 Take Care of the Goddess Park Joo-won [34]
We are Peaceful Brothers Lee Sang [35]
Special Law on Romance Jung Eui-chang [36][37]
2021 So I Married the Anti-fan Go Soo-hwan [7]

Variety showsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2018 Love Me Actually Cast Member Ep. 1–20 [38]

Music videoEdit

Year Song title Artist Ref.
2014 "Promise" Lee Ye-joon, Shin Yong-jae
2015 "Run (Everland Ver.) Younha
2016 "Crazy" Lim Jeong-hee [39]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Title Year Album
"Drawing Paper" 2017 Special Law on Romance OST
"Answer"[40] 2018 Drunk in Good Taste OST

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.
Brand of the Year Awards 2022 Rising Star Actor Kim Min-kyu Won [41]
MBC Drama Awards 2018 Best New Actor The Rich Son Nominated [42]
MBC Entertainment Awards 2019 Rookie Award in Variety Category – Male Love Me Actually Nominated [citation needed]
SBS Drama Awards 2022 Best Couple Kim Min-kyu (with Seol In-ah)
Business Proposal
Won [43]
Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Romance/Comedy Drama Business Proposal Won [44]

ReferencesEdit

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