Kwon Yul (actor)

Kwon Se-in (born June 29, 1982), better known by the stage name Kwon Yul,[1] is a South Korean actor.[2][3] He made his acting debut with a leading role in the 2007 high school sitcom Mackerel Run.[4] Kwon is best known for his roles as Seo Ji-seok on the daily soap opera Angel's Revenge (2014), Yi Hoe in the blockbuster period film The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014), and as Lee Sang-woo in the hit romantic comedy series Let's Eat 2 (2015).

Kwon Yul
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Kwon Se-in

(1982-06-29) June 29, 1982 (age 40)
EducationChung-Ang University – Theater Studies
Years active2007–present
AgentSaram Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGwon Yul
McCune–ReischauerKwŏn Yul
Birth name
Revised RomanizationGwon Se-in
McCune–ReischauerKwŏn Sein
WebsiteOfficial website



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2008 Beastie Boys Ji-hoon
2010 My Dear Desperado Jae-young
2012 Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time Sobangcha impersonator 3
Pietà Man with guitar
2013 Ingtoogi: The Battle of Internet Trolls [ko] Hee-joon
2014 Tabloid Truth Han Jung-soo (cameo)
Godsend So-young's boyfriend
The Admiral: Roaring Currents Yi Hoe [ko] [5]
Miss the Train Yeon-woo
Phantoms of the Archive Segment "Old Film"
Twinkle-Twinkle Pitter-Patter [ko] Commentary Short film
2015 Roaring Currents: The Road of the Admiral Narrator Documentary film
2016 Elephant in the Room Ji-sub Segment "Lucid Dream" [6]
The Hunt Maeng Jun-ho [7]
Moonlight Palace Won Voice
Worst Woman Hyun-oh [8]
2017 Anarchist from Colony Lee Seok [9]
A Special Lady Gong-myeong Cameo
2018 Champion Jin-gi [10][11]
2022 The Policeman's Lineage Na Young-bin [12]

TV MoviesEdit

Year Title Role
2015 I'm After You Yeom Ki-ho

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2007 Mackerel Run Baek Heon
2008 Working Mom Park In-seong
King Sejong the Great Shin Suk-ju
2009 My Fair Lady Jung-sik
2010 Glad to Love You Dong-hoon
2011 Lie to Me Park Hoon
Brain Yeo Bong-gu [13]
2012 What's Up Director Oh
Just an Ordinary Love Story Han Jae-min
Monster Cha Eun-oh
My Daughter Seo-young Man-se, Ho-jung's blind date Episode 20 (cameo)
2013 She Is Wow Ji Seong-ki [14]
2014 Angel's Revenge Seo Ji-seok
2015 Let's Eat 2 Lee Sang-woo [15][16]
2016 One More Happy Ending Goo Hae-joon [17]
Hey Ghost, Let's Fight Joo Hye-seong [18]
2017 Whisper Kang Jung-il [19][20]
2018–2021 Voice Bang Je-soo Supporting role (season 2), cameos (season 3, 4,ep14) [21][22]
2019 Haechi Park Moon-soo [23]
2020 The King: Eternal Monarch King Lee Ho cameo, (ep.1,4,14)
My Unfamiliar Family Yoo Min-Woo Cameo, (ep.13-16)
2021 Dali & Cocky Prince Jang Tae-jin [24]
2022 Mental Coach Jegal Gu Tae-man [25][26]
Love Is for Suckers Baek Jun-yeol Cameo (ep 16) [27]
2023 Longing for You Cha Young-woon [28]
The Woman Who Plays [29]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2021–2022 No, Thank You Moon Goo-young Season 1–2 [30][31]

Television showEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2012 Yoon Kye-sang's One Table Host Co-host with Yoon Kye-sang (August 26 – November 17) [32]
2013–2014 Movie Star Social Club July 11 – January 15
2022 I Met You Season 3 - I Met a Fireman Narrator [33]
O Cine Host [34]
Restaurant in Line [35][36]
2023 Europe Outside the Tent Cast Member Season 2 [37]


Year Title Notes Ref.
2018–present Seoul Environmental Film Festival [38][39]
2021 Opening and closing ceremonies; 19th Gwanghwamun International Short Film Festival with Kim Tae-hoon [40]
2022 closing ceremony 27th Busan International Film Festival with Han Sun-hwa [41]

Music videoEdit

Year Song title Artist(s) Ref.
2015 "Meteor" Unknown Dress


Year Title Ref.
2001 Camen
2002 Our Town
A Little Monk
West Side Story

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2016 35th MBC Drama Awards Excellence Acting Awards in a Miniseries One More Happy Ending Nominated
8th Style Icon Asia Awesome Spotlight
Won [42]
2017 10th Korea Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Whisper Won [43]
25th SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Drama Won [44]
2019 27th SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-Length Drama Haechi Nominated [45]
2021 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Dali and the Cocky Prince Nominated [46]
2022 MBC Entertainment Awards Best Entertainer Award Omniscient Interfering View Won [47]
Rookie Award in Variety Category Nominated [48]


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  6. ^ "Kwon Yul to star in "Lucid Dream - Short Film"". Hancinema. 10Asia. 9 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Kwon Yul, "I was tutored by Ha Jung-woo"". Hancinema. Star MBN. 23 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Han Ye-ri, Ryo Iwase, Lee Hee-joon and Kwon Yul's 'Worst Woman' has begun filming". Hancinema. Star News. 11 September 2015.
  9. ^ Conran, Pierce (3 January 2017). "GWON Yool, MIN Jin-woong and More Join PARK YEOL". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Kwon Yul and Han Ye-ri to star in "Champion"". Hancinema. Joy News. 4 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Kwon Yul tries something new : In 'Champion,' the dramatic actor shows off his humorous side". Korea JoongAng Daily. 3 May 2018.
  12. ^ Jo Ji-young (November 17, 2021). "[공식] 조진웅X최우식 '경관의 피' 2022년 1월 극장 개봉 확정..강렬한 범죄드라마 예고" [[Official] Cho Jin-woong X Choi Woo-shik 'Blood of the Policeman's theater release confirmed in January 2022.. Intense crime drama preview] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved November 17, 2021 – via Naver.
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  18. ^ "New series 'Let's Fight Ghost' starts in July". Korea JoongAng Daily. 2 July 2016.
  19. ^ "SBS drama 'Whisper' announces cast of stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. 27 January 2017.
  20. ^ "[INTERVIEW] 'I challenged my acting limits in 'Whisper'". The Korea Times. 30 May 2017.
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  27. ^ Lee Min-ji (November 28, 2022). "얼죽연' 권율 특별출연, 최규식 감독과 전작 인연" [Special appearance by Kwon Yul in ‘Love Is for Suckers’, relationship with director Choi Kyu-sik]. Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved November 28, 2022 – via Naver.
  28. ^ Park Soo-in (June 7, 2023). "나인우 김지은 권율 배종옥 '오랫동안 당신을 기다려왔습니다' 출연 확정" (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved June 7, 2023 – via Naver.
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  30. ^ "박하선 캐스팅, 디지털 드라마 '며느라기' 출연 확정…권율·문희경과 호흡".
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  33. ^ Chun Yun-hye (May 23, 2022). "권율, '너를 만났다'부터 '전참시'까지..예능 대세다운 마성의 매력" [Kwon Yul, from 'Meet You' to 'At the time of the war'..The charm of the entertainment mainstream] (in Korean). Herald POP. Retrieved May 23, 2022 – via Naver.
  34. ^ Park Ro-sa (August 18, 2022). "예능 블루칩' 권율 'O씨네' MC 전격 발탁" [Entertainment Blue Chip' Kwon Yul's 'O Cine' MC suddenly selected] (in Korean). Ilgan Sports. Retrieved August 18, 2022 – via Naver.
  35. ^ Hwang, Hyo-yi (September 28, 2022). "권율, '줄 서는 식당' MC 확정[공식]" [Kwon Yul, ‘Restaurant in Line’ Confirmed MC [Official]] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved October 2, 2022 – via Naver.
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  38. ^ Jo Yeon-kyung (June 2, 2021). "권율 4년째 개막식 MC '서울환경영화제' 3일 개막" (in Korean). Dailysport. Retrieved June 2, 2021 – via Naver.
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  41. ^ Kim Mi-hwa (September 26, 2022). "권율X한선화, 부산국제영화제 폐막식 사회 본다 [공식]" [Kwon Yul X Han Seon-hwa, Hosting the Closing Ceremony of the Busan International Film Festival [Official]] (in Korean). MT Star News. Retrieved September 26, 2022 – via Naver.
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External linksEdit

  • Kwon Yul at Saram Entertainment (in Korean)