Park Byung-eun

Park Byung-eun (born 14 July 1977) is a South Korean actor.[2]

Park Byung-eun
Park Byung-eun 2021.jpg
Park in June 2021
Born (1977-07-14) 14 July 1977 (age 45)
AgentC-JeS Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationBak Byeong-eun
McCune–ReischauerPak Pyŏng-ǔn

Personal lifeEdit

Park majored in drama at Chung-Ang University.

Park was set to debut with 90s South Korean boy group Taesaja in 1997, but gave up due to him feeling that he cannot sing well.[3]


Park made his debut in 2000 with a minor role in the TV series Mr. Duke. He had bit roles in Sex Is Zero (2002), Princess Aurora (2005), and I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2005).[2]

In 2008, he had his first major role in the drama film The Pit and the Pendulum Pit (2008).[4][5]

In 2015, he played a Japanese lieutenant in Assassination and was signed to a management company after his performance.

In 2016, he notably landed his first leading role in the film One Line (2016).

He also diversified his roles recently by starring in the rom-com TV series Because This Is My First Life[6] (2017) and in the historical war epic The Great Battle (2018), Kingdom (2020)[7] and Kingdom: Ashin of the North (2021).[8]



Year Title Role
2004 Spin Kick
2007 Beautiful Sunday Detective Min
2009 Marine Boy Ji-ho
The Pit and the Pendulum Pit Byeong-tae
How to Live on Earth Yeon-woo
2010 Parallel Life Seo Jeong-woon
The Influence Odd-eye
The Yellow Sea Bank employee
2011 Children Kim Joo-hwan
2012 Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time Choi Joo-han (adult)
2013 An Ethics Lesson Lee Ji-hoon
Very Ordinary Couple Mr. Min
Red Family Chang-soo's father
2014 Monster Kwang-soo
No Tears for the Dead Ha Yoon-gook
The Royal Tailor The late King
2015 Bad Man/The Wicked Are Alive[9] Han Byeong-do
Assassination Kawaguchi Shunsuke
2016 A Man and a Woman Ahn Jae-suk
The Hunt Kwak Jong-pi
2017 One Line Ji-won
The Mayor Byeon Jong-gu's staff
The Return Jeong-hwan
2018 The Great Battle Poong
2019 Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage Nam Sung-sik
2021 Seo Bok
2022 In Our Prime Geun-ho[10][11]
Decible Cha Young-han[12][13]
2023 Citizen Deok-hee a detective[14]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
2017 Because This Is My First Life Ma Song-goo tvN
Queen of Mystery Inspector Woo Seung-Ha KBS
2018 Your Honor Sang Chul SBS
What's Wrong with Secretary Kim Park Byung-heon tvN
Queen of Mystery 2 Inspector Woo Seung-Ha KBS2
2019 Voice Kaneki Masayuki / Woo Jong-woo OCN
Arthdal Chronicles Dan byeok tvN
2020 Kingdom Min Chi-rok Netflix
Oh My Baby Yoon Jae-young tvN
2021 Kingdom: Ashin of the North Min Chi-rok Netflix
Lost Jung-soo[15] JTBC
2022 Eve Kang Yun-gyeom [16][17] tvN
Alchemy of Souls Go-seong (Cameo)[18]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2022 Kiss Sixth Sense Fishing couple husband Cameo (Episode 3)
TBA The Bequeathed Park Sang-min [19]


Year Title Notes Ref.
2022 Opening ceremony of 26th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival With Han Sun-hwa [20]


  1. ^ 孫伊萱 (March 10, 2022). "「國寶級影帝」新片扮天才數學家 自揭學生時期趣事". China Times. Retrieved December 6, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "PARK Byung-eun". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  3. ^ Lee Ah-young (May 21, 2022). "태사자 될 뻔한 박병은 "노래 못 해 바로 포기했다"". News1 via Naver (in Korean). Retrieved May 22, 2022.
  4. ^ Kerry,AP, Elizabeth; Kerry, Elizabeth; AP (2008-10-06). "The Pit and the Pendulum". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2021-11-05.
  5. ^ "PARK Byung-eun". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2021-11-05.
  6. ^ "[Interview] "This Life Is Our First Life" Park Byung-eun Says Esom Is a Great Partner". Hancinema. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  7. ^ Gaudemer, Juliette (10 March 2020). "Netflix Reveals "Kingdom" Season 2 Release Date". MXDWN. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  8. ^ "Mysteries of Kingdom Series To Be Unravelled By Kingdom: Ashin Of The North, A Special Episode Starring Gianna Jun and Park Byung-Eun". Netflix News. 1 November 2020. Retrieved November 2, 2020.
  9. ^ "[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Wicked Are Alive"". Hancinema. 11 July 2015. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  10. ^ Jo Ji-young (February 8, 2022). "[공식] 최민식 컴백 '이상한 나라의 수학자' 3월 9일 개봉 확정" [[Official] Choi Min-sik's comeback 'Mathematicians in Wonderland' is confirmed for release on March 9th] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Naver.
  11. ^ Kim Hyun-soo (January 13, 2022). "2022년 한국영화 신작 프로젝트: '이상한 나라의 수학자' 박동훈 감독" [A new Korean film project in 2022: 'The Mathematician in Wonderland' Director Dong-Hoon Park]. Cine21. Retrieved January 13, 2022.
  12. ^ Kim Ye-eun (April 28, 2021). "김래원·이종석·이상희·차은우…영화 '데시벨'로 뭉쳤다 [공식입장]". X-Sports News (in Korean). Retrieved April 28, 2021.
  13. ^ Jeon Hyung-hwa (October 6, 2022). "김래원x이종석x차은우 '데시벨' 11월16일 개봉 확정" [Kim Rae-won x Lee Jong-suk x Cha Eun-woo 'Decibel' to be released on November 16] (in Korean). MT Star News. Retrieved October 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  14. ^ Kim So-mi (January 12, 2023). "[2023 기대작⑦] 박영주 감독 '시민 덕희', "산뜻하고 힘차게 나아가는 범죄 타도극"" [[Expected work of 2023⑦] Director Park Young-joo's 'Citizen Deok-hee', "a refreshing and energetic crime-fighting drama"]. Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved January 12, 2023.
  15. ^ Tae Yu-na (July 12, 2021). "전도연→류준열 '인간실격' 베일 벗었다" [Jeon Do-yeon → Ryu Jun-yeol took off the veil of 'disqualification']. Ten Asia (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 12, 2021.
  16. ^ Ha Ji-won (September 7, 2021). "박병은 측 "'이브의 스캔들' 제안받고 검토 중"...서예지 만날까 [공식입장]" [Park Byung-eun's side "I'm considering 'Eve's Scandal' proposal"... Shall we meet Seo Ye-ji? [Official position]]. Xports News (in Korean). Retrieved September 7, 2021 – via Naver.
  17. ^ Lee Seung-rok (January 6, 2022). "박병은의 2022년, 예사롭지 않다" [Park Byeong-eun's 2022 is not unusual] (in Korean). My Daily. Retrieved January 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  18. ^ Kim Bo-young (June 13, 2022). "주상욱·박병은·염혜란…'환혼', 첫주부터 화려한 카메오 군단" [Joo Sang-wook, Park Byeong-eun, Yeom Hye-ran... 'Wedding Marriage', a splendid cameo corps from the first week] (in Korean). E Daily. Retrieved June 13, 2022 – via Naver.
  19. ^ Moon Ji-yeon (October 18, 2022). "[공식] 김현주·박희순·박병은·류경수, 연니버스 '선산' 라인업 완성" [[Official] Kim Hyun-joo, Park Hee-soon, Park Byung-eun, and Ryu Kyung-soo complete the lineup for Yeonnibus 'Sunsan'] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved October 18, 2022 – via Naver.
  20. ^ Park Ji-yoon (June 29, 2022). "박병은·한선화, 제26회 BIFAN 개막식 진행...3년만의 대면 행사" [Park Byeong-eun and Han Seon-hwa, 26th BIFAN Opening Ceremony held... The first face-to-face event in 3 years] (in Korean). The Fact. Retrieved June 29, 2022 – via Naver.

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