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Kim Yu-seok (born 22 September 1966) is a South Korean actor.[1][2] He starred in the films The Power of Kangwon Province (1998),[3] The Isle (2000), Possible Changes (2005),[4][5] Long and Winding Road (2006),[6][7][8] and Family Matters (2006), as well as the television series Reservation for Love (2002), Thank You, My Life (2006), My Lovely Fool (2006), White Lies (2008) and The King's Dream (2012).

Kim Yu-seok
Born (1966-09-22) 22 September 1966 (age 52)
South Korea
Education Dongguk University - Theater and Film
M.S. Schepkin Higher Theatre School - Master of Arts
Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute - Master of Arts
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986–present
Agent DMCC Entertainment
Korean name
Hangul 김유석
Hanja 金庾石
Revised Romanization Gim Yu-seok
McCune–Reischauer Kim Yu-sŏk




Year Title Role
1988 Youth's Punch bit part
1998 The Power of Kangwon Province Police officer
Whispering Corridors Art teacher
1999 Mayonnaise Ah-jung's husband Kim Young-chul
2000 The Isle Hyun-shik
2001 The Rhapsody Yoo Sung-joon
2003 Scent of Love Kang Seong-ho
2005 Possible Changes Jong-kyu
Long and Winding Road Second son
Love Is a Crazy Thing (cameo)
2006 Family Matters Sang-hoon
2009 Handphone Han Joon-soo (cameo)

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1998 MBC Best Theater "Hippo" Jin-soo MBC
1999 Sunday Best
"The Wind Blows in Yeouido"
Young-ho KBS2
2001 MBC Best Theater
"An Incomplete Love"
Young-joon MBC
MBC Best Theater
"Cigarette Store Girl"
Byung-gu MBC
Fox and Cotton Candy Oh Kyu-tae MBC
Picnic Jong-ryul MBC
2002 MBC Best Theater
"Three Bonds and Pink Lady"
Park Jung-hoon MBC
Reservation for Love Kim Sang-hyun MBC
Gari-bong Elegy Park Joon-ki MBC
Confession Kim Byung-ho MBC
MBC Best Theater "Lost Umbrella" Park Min-ho MBC
MBC Best Theater
"U-Turn in Sinchon"
Myung-seok MBC
2003 Mittens Hyun-kyu KBS1
Drama City "Captured" Ki-chan KBS2
Near to You Lee Kyung-sik SBS
The King's Woman Prince Imhae SBS
2004 A Second Proposal Seok Tae-woo KBS2
Land Kim Hwan/Gu-cheon SBS
MBC Best Theater
"Dreaming of Romance"
Kim Young-ho MBC
2005 Be Strong, Geum-soon! Noh Si-hwan MBC
2006 Thank You, My Life Lee In-seok KBS2
My Lovely Fool Lee Ho-tae SBS
2007 Salt Doll Kang Ji-seok SBS
That Woman Is Scary Baek Jung-jin SBS
2008 White Lies Kang Jung-woo MBC
2010 Dong Yi Jang Hee-jae MBC
Smile Again Lee Pil-jae KBS1
2011 Gyebaek Heung-soo MBC
2012 Syndrome Min Sung-joon jTBC
Rooftop Prince King, Prince Lee Gak's father (cameo) SBS
Dream of the Emperor Kim Yushin KBS1
2013 Your Neighbor's Wife Ahn Seon-kyu jTBC
2015 Blood Jung Ji-tae KBS2
The Bird That Sheds No Tears Oh Nam-gyu tvN

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2010 MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Supporting Actor Dong Yi Won


  1. ^ "KIM Yu-seok". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
  2. ^ Lee, Seul (14 September 2012). "Kim Yoo Seok shows his parody of Gangnam Style". StarN News. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
  3. ^ Applegate, Ben (19 September 2006). "Scarred lovers, broken filmmaking". Korea Joongang Daily. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
  4. ^ Yang, Sung-jin (19 March 2005). "Possible Changes shows gloomy life of 2 men". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
  5. ^ Joe, Robert (5 April 2005). "Free Love Leaves Its Mark in Changes". OhmyNews International. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
  6. ^ Lee, Seung-jae (6 April 2005). "Taking an 80km Journey Together with Mother, Road of Tears? Road to Heaven?". The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
  7. ^ Kim, Tae-jong (7 April 2005). "Long and Winding Road Loses Audience Along the Way". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
  8. ^ Yang, Sung-jin (9 April 2005). "Long and Winding Road portrays mother's love". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved 2015-01-15.

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