Kwon Hae-hyo

Kwon Hae-hyo (born November 6, 1965) is a South Korean television, film and stage actor. He is also an activist, involved in the Unite Our People Movement Headquarters, the Abolish the Family Registry and Create Family Equality Organization, the Cultural Alliance for Peace at Daechuri, the Minkahyup Human Rights Group, among various other political and social justice causes.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Kwon Hae-hyo
(사이비) 기자 간담회 영상 권해효 1m4s.jpg
Kwon in 2013
Born (1965-11-06) November 6, 1965 (age 55)
EducationHanyang University - Theater and Film
OccupationActor, activist
Years active1990-present
Spouse(s)Jo Yoon-hee
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGwon Hae-hyo
McCune–ReischauerKwŏn Haehyo



Year Title Role Notes
1992 Myong-ja Akiko Sonia
1994 Out to the World
The Fox with Nine Tails
Rules of the Game Lee Ki-ri
1996 The Real Man Man
Ghost Mamma Byun Joo-ho
1997 Change Sub-foreman Bit part
1998 Tie a Yellow Ribbon Bo-sung
1999 My Computer Detective Short film
A+ Life Ji-seok
2001 A Day[8] Baby store manager Cameo
Last Present[9] Hak-soo
This Is Law Cameo
2002 The Beauty in Dream Doctor Cameo
Family Prosecutor Choi
2009 Ochetuji Diary Narrator
2010 One Night Stand Narrator ("Third Night")
Hearty Paws 2 Bong-gu
Cyrano Agency President Kwon Cameo
2011 Never Say I Can't Himself Cameo
2012 Never Ending Story Doctor
In Another Country[10] Jong-soo
Two Weddings and a Funeral Senior colleague doctor Cameo
Perfect Number Police team leader
2013 Happiness for Sale Section chief, Kang Mi-na's boss Cameo
Killer Toon Jo Seon-gi
The Fake[11] Choi Gyeong-seok Voice
2014 Hot Young Bloods Kang Dae-pan
Venus Talk Representative Park
Whistle Blower General manager of broadcasting station Cameo
2015 C'est Si Bon Kim Choon-sik
Strangers on the Field Documentary narrator
Minority Opinion Judge
2016 Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned Baek-gi
Split CEO Baek
Yourself and Yours Park Jae-young
Don't Forget Me Park Kyoung-joon
2017 On the Beach at Night Alone Chun-woo
Lucid Dream Director Park Cameo
The Day After Kim Bong-wan
2018 The Vanished Police chief Special appearance
Goodbye My Father
2019 Juror 8 President of the Court
Tazza: One Eyed Jack Mr. Kwon
2020 The Woman Who Ran Mr. Jung
Fukuoka Hae-hyo
Peninsula Elder Kim
Alma Mater Bae Gwang-mo

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1993 The Faraway Ssongba River Private first class
Sung Han-soo
1994 Love Is in Your Arms MBC
Two Detectives Heo Geun-bal SBS
1995 Good Man, Good Woman Min-ho KBS2
1996 Reporting for Duty Private first class Chu Jae-sik KBS2
Three Guys and Three Girls Cafe owner Kwon Hae-hyo MBC
1997 OK Ranch Pilot instructor SBS
Revenge and Passion Jang Dong-wook MBC
1998 Eun-shil Jang Nak-cheon SBS
Mister Q Go Kwang-ryul
1999 Did You Ever Love? Lee Kang-jae KBS2
Beautiful Secret Kang-pyo
2000 Popcorn Oh Dong-seok SBS
MBC Best Theater "Brushing Against
Each Other in the Elevator"
2001 Well Known Woman Park In-sang SBS
Orient Theatre Im Sung-kyu KBS2
Man of Autumn Choi Tae-sik SBS
2002 Winter Sonata Senior colleague Kim KBS2
Successful Story of a Bright Girl Joo Soo-bong SBS
Reservation for Love Jang Seung-won MBC
To Be with You Lee Ji-won KBS1
2003 My Fair Lady Go Hyun-tak SBS
Pretty Woman Kang Hyun-jae MBC
2004 Dog Bowl Joong-tae SBS
Forbidden Love Detective Moon KBS2
2005 Drama City "Chin Up, Dad!" Kim Bong-soo
My Love Toram Yeom Dong-ho SBS
Drama City "Merry Mr. Yoo Pil-man" Kim Bong-soo KBS2
My Lovely Sam Soon Lee Hyun-moo MBC
I Love You, My Enemy Kwon Dal-pyung SBS
My Rosy Life Chun Won-man KBS2
2006 Thank You, My Life Kim Ki-ho
A Farewell to Arms Chun Man-seok
Please Come Back, Soon-ae Han Hyun-jong SBS
What's Up Fox Hwang Yong-kil MBC
2007 Dear Lover Park Kwang SBS
Air City Min Byung-kwan MBC
Golden Bride Cha Byuk-soo SBS
MBC Best Theater "Bong-jae Returns" Park Jung-hee MBC
2008 Daebak Life[12] Yoo Gwi-chul KNN/Dramax
Kokkiri (Elephant)[13] Guk Young-soo MBC
Who Are You? Funeral service counselor
2009 Cain and Abel Kim Jin-geun SBS
The Last Report About
Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan
Father Gong PBC
2010 Jejungwon Oh Chung-hwan SBS
Ang Shim Jung Yoon Geuk-geom E Channel
Thank You for Making Me Smile EBS
촌티콤 웰컴 투 가오리 (cameo) KNN
2011 Believe in Love[14] Kwon Ki-chang KBS2
Lie to Me Hwang Seok-bong SBS
2012 Dream High 2 Joo Jung-wan KBS2
Phantom Han Young-seok SBS
The King of Dramas Na Woon-hyung SBS
2013 Goddess of Marriage Noh Jang-soo
2014 Angel Eyes Kim Woo-chul
Big Man Gu Deok-gyu KBS2
My Spring Days Lee Hyuk-soo MBC
Secret Door Seo Gyun SBS
2015 My Heart Twinkle Twinkle Dal-Gwan
Twenty Again Cameo (episode 7) tvN
2016 Riders: Catch Tomorrow (cameo) E Channel
Entertainer Entertainment Bureau director SBS
Don't Dare to Dream Oh Jong-Hwan
2017 Radiant Office Park Sang Man MBC
Girls' Generation 1979 Jeong-hee's father KBS2
2019 The Crowned Clown[15] Sin Chi-soo tvN
Search: WWW Min Hong-joo
2020 Nobody Knows Jang Gi-ho SBS
2021 Undercover Oh Pil-jae JTBC
TBA Miss Granny[16] Mr. Park

Variety showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
1995 풍물기행 세계를 가다 KBS2
1999 생방송 좋은 아침입니다
TV Love on the Air
2002 Cine Port KNN
2010 MBC Prime: 착한 기업의 얼굴 CSR MBC Documentary narrator


Year Title Role Reprised
1990 The Good Person of Szechwan
Subway Line 1
Come and See Me
Taxi Driver Deok-bae
1994 True West
2004 Art Kyu-tae 2005, 2008
2010 The Pitmen Painters Lyon
Love Letters Andy 2012-2013
2011 Mongdang Pencil[17] Narrator
2012 Seoul Notes[18]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1998 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Mister Q, Eun-shil Won
2006 KBS Drama Awards Best Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama A Farewell to Arms Nominated
2011 10th Future Female Leaders Awards Special Award N/A Won
2017 26th Buil Film Awards Best Actor The Day After Nominated
18th Busan Film Critics Awards Best Actor Won


  1. ^ Lee, Jeong-hun (13 January 2007). "An actor turned activist, later in life". The Hankyoreh. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  2. ^ Park, Sang-kyu; Nam, So-yeon (16 April 2009). ""가수와 앵커 퇴출, 막장드라마보다 더 막장"". OhmyNews (in Korean). Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  3. ^ Yim, Seung-hye (8 June 2011). "Tuition protests building into candlelight vigils". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  4. ^ Chung, Min-uck (20 October 2011). "Celebrities support Park". The Korea Times. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  5. ^ Park, Si-soo; Chung, Min-uck (14 December 2011). "1,000th Wednesday rally held". The Korea Times. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  6. ^ Bae, Ji-sook (14 December 2011). "Sex slavery victims set up monument at 1,000th rally". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  7. ^ Moon, Gwang-lip; Ser, Myo-ja (15 December 2011). "Sex slaves hold 1,000th protest at Japan's embassy". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  8. ^ Kyu, Hyun Kim. "A Day". Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  9. ^ Kim, Kyu Hyun (17 April 2006). "Last Present: Viewers may find this a 'three-hankie' film". OhmyNews International. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  10. ^ Conran, Pierce (21 June 2012). "Review: IN ANOTHER COUNTRY". Twitch Film. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  11. ^ Lee, Claire (7 November 2013). "A modern-day Cassandra in rural Korea". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  12. ^ Daebak literally means "big win" or "great success" in Korean. It is colloquially used as an exclamation for "awesome" or "cool."
  13. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (16 January 2008). "MBC's New Sitcom: Kokkiri". The Korea Times. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  14. ^ Jin, Young-ju (24 December 2010). "Sun Woo Yong Nyeo Shows Consideration for Song Jae Ho". KBS Global. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  15. ^ "Kim Sang-kyung, Kwon Hae-hyo, Jang Gwang, Jung Hye-young and Jang Young-nam in "Gwang-hae, The Man Who Became King"". Hancinema. October 10, 2018.
  16. ^ "[단독] 드라마 '수상한 그녀' 김소현·권해효 출연…내년 방송". Sports Donga (in Korean). September 17, 2018.
  17. ^ "Concerts, museums & theater". The Korea Times. 28 April 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  18. ^ "Highlights: Theater - Seoul Note". The Korea Herald. 3 February 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2015.

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