Park Sung-woong (born January 9, 1973) is a South Korean actor. Following his acting debut in No. 3 in 1997, Park has starred in several movies and television series, notably as a gangster in New World (2013) and a serial killer in The Deal (2015).[2]

Park Sung-woong
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Born (1973-01-09) January 9, 1973 (age 47)
EducationHankuk University of Foreign Studies - Law[1]
Years active1997–present
AgentMask Entertainment
Shin Eun-jung (m. 2008)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationBak Seong-ung
McCune–ReischauerPak Sŏngung

Personal lifeEdit

Park married actress Shin Eun-jung on October 18, 2008.[3] They met while filming The Legend (2007), in which the characters they played were lovers.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1997 No. 3
1998 Story of Man
If the Sun Rises in the West
City of the Rising Sun
2000 The Foul King Vision wrestler
2002 KT
Resurrection of the Little Match Girl
2003 A Man Who Went to Mars Kyung-soo
2005 This Charming Girl Jeong-hae's ex-husband
Mr. Socrates Han-doo
Shadowless Sword Mabul
2006 Sunflower Choi Min-seok
2008 Open City Detective Hong Chang-hwa cameo
2009 The Weird Missing Case of Mr. J Karaoke bar waiter cameo
White Night Cha Seung-jo
Girlfriends Jin's husband cameo
2010 A Friend in Need Kang Jung-hoon
2011 Hit Chul-soo
2013 New World Lee Joong-gu
The Gifted Hands Chul-hyun
Horror Stories 2 Manager Park Segment: "444"[5]
Commitment Ri Young-ho cameo
2014 Man in Love Barbershop customer cameo
Tabloid Truth Cha Seong-joo [6]
The Fatal Encounter Hong Guk-yeong [7]
Man on High Heels Prosecutor Hong
For the Emperor Jeong Sang-ha [8]
2015 The Deal Gang-chun [9]
The Shameless Park Joon-gil
Office Choi Jong-hoon [10][11]
2016 A Violent Prosecutor Yang Min-woo [12]
Love, Lies Police Chief [13]
Operation Chromite Park Nam-chul cameo[14]
2017 The Tooth and the Nail Prosecutor Song Tae-seok [15]
V.I.P. NIS Executive
Method Jae-ha [16][17]
The Swindlers Kwak Seung-gun [18]
2018 The Great Battle Li Shimin [19]
Monstrum Jin-yong [20]
Happy Together Kang Suk-jin [21]
2019 The Dude In Me Jang Pan-soo [22]
Rosebud Myeong-hwan [23]
Okay Madam! Suk Hwan [24]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
2002 Sunshine Hunting Moon Doo-shik KBS2
2007 A Happy Woman Choi Joon-shik
Several Questions That Make Us Happy
The Legend Jumuchi MBC
2008 East of Eden Baek Sung-hyun
2009 Cain and Abel Oh Kang-chul SBS
Tae-hee, Hye-kyo, Ji-hyun Sung-woong MBC
2010 King of Baking, Kim Takgu Jo Jin-goo KBS2
All My Love Dong Dong boss MBC Cameo
Athena: Goddess of War North Korean agent Jin-young SBS Guest
2011 Big Heat Hwang Ja-soo E Channel
Gyebaek Kim Yushin MBC
Birdie Buddy Choi Dong-kwan tvN
The Peak Kang Moon-seok MBC
Glory Jane Seo In-chul KBS2 [25]
2012 Bridal Mask Dong-jin
Drama Special "Butcher Barber" Woo-jin [26]
2013 She Is Wow! Gong Jung-han tvN
Drama Special "The Strange Cohabitation" Lee Soo-hyun KBS2 [27]
2015 Hidden Identity Jang Moo-won tvN [28]
Remember Park Dong-ho SBS [29]
2016 Squad 38 Cannon carrier boss OCN Cameo
2017 Man to Man Yeo Woon-gwaang JTBC [30]
2018 Welcome to Waikiki Park Sung-woong Cameo ep. 1
Life on Mars Kang Dong-chul OCN [31][32]
The Smile Has Left Your Eyes Yoo Jin-gook tvN [33]
2019 When the Devil Calls Your Name Mo Tae-gang [34]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor New World Nominated
22nd Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
50th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
34th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2014 Korea Best Dresser Awards Actor Best Dresser Award N/A Won
2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor The Deal Nominated
2016 SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actor in a Genre Drama Remember Won
2019 27th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards [ko] Best Actor in a Film[35] The Dude in Me Won


  1. ^ He is also a Film Studies lecturer at Seoil University.
  2. ^ "PARK Sung-woong". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  3. ^ "Park Sung Woong and Shin Eun Jung Gets Married". Coolsmurf Domain. October 18, 2008. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  4. ^ "Taewangsasingi Promo Event to be Telecast in Japan". KBS Global. May 26, 2008. Archived from the original on April 13, 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  5. ^ "Return of Horror Film Geniuses, HORROR STORIES 2". Korean Film Biz Zone. May 13, 2013.
  6. ^ "'Tabloid Truth' looks at celebrity gossip". Korea JoongAng Daily. January 17, 2014.
  7. ^ "′The King′s Wrath′ Casts Jo Jeong Seok, Park Sung Woong and Jung Eun Chae". Mwave. July 29, 2013. Archived from the original on August 1, 2013.
  8. ^ Song, Soon-jin (May 20, 2014). "LEE Min-ki Tackles the Noir Genre: FOR THE EMPEROR Press Conference Held". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
  9. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (March 5, 2015). "Veteran actors shine in The Deal". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-03-18.
  10. ^ Kim, Yeon-ji (September 24, 2015). "Actor known for villain roles leaves the dark side". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-09-25.
  11. ^ Won, Ho-jung (September 3, 2015). "Herald Interview: Ko A-sung, Park Sung-woong talk Office". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2015-09-12.
  12. ^ "Park Sung-woong in the middle of success with "Remember" and "A Violent Prosecutor"". Hancinema. February 10, 2016.
  13. ^ "HAN Hyo-joo, YOO Yeon-seok and CHUN Woo-hee Wrap Period Music Drama". Korean Film Biz Zone. November 4, 2015.
  14. ^ "OPERATION CHROMITE Ends 4-Month Shoot". Korean Film Biz Zone. March 8, 2016.
  15. ^ "Colonial Era Thriller THE TOOTH AND THE NAIL Wraps". Korean Film Biz Zone. March 14, 2016.
  16. ^ "[HanCinema's BIFF Film Review] A relationship on stage becomes something much more in "Method"". Hancinema. November 4, 2017.
  17. ^ "Director PANG Eun-jin Returns with UNCHAIN". Korean Film Biz Zone. June 12, 2017.
  18. ^ "Caper film "The Swindlers" promises humor, twists and thrills". Yonhap News Agency. October 11, 2017.
  19. ^ "War Blockbuster Starring ZO In-sung, ANSI FORTRESS Finished Filming". Korean Film Biz Zone. February 13, 2018.
  20. ^ "KIM Myung-min and PARK Hee-Soon Wrap Period Monster Film MULGOE". Korean Film Biz Zone. August 7, 2017.
  21. ^ "VIXX's HAN Sang-hyuk Cast in GOODBYE MY FATHER". Korean Film Biz Zone. October 23, 2017.
  22. ^ "PARK Sung-woong and JIN Young Switch for THE MAN INSIDE ME". Korean Film Biz Zone. October 27, 2017.
  23. ^ "YOO Ho-jeong, PARK Sung-woong Lead YOUR NAME IS ROSE". Korean Film Biz Zone. January 26, 2016.
  24. ^ "PARK Sung-woong and BAE Jeong-nam Join OK Madam". Korean Film Biz Zone. December 14, 2018.
  25. ^ Hong, Lucia (September 11, 2011). "Cast of new KBS TV series Glory Jane attend script reading". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  26. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (July 11, 2012). "Nam Gyu-ri returns in new KBS show". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  27. ^ "Park Seong-yoong and Yoo In-young as detective and ghost". Hancinema. August 19, 2013.
  28. ^ "'Hide Your Identity' Holds Its First Script Reading". BNT News. April 28, 2015.
  29. ^ "(Yonhap Interview) Actor Park Sung-woong puts law degree to work in 'Remember'". Yonhap News Agency. February 23, 2016.
  30. ^ "Spy series 'MAN x MAN' promises more comedy than thrills: director". Yonhap News Agency. April 18, 2017.
  31. ^ "Korean version of 'Life on Mars' depicts dazed cop's quest for identity". Yonhap News Agency. June 5, 2018.
  32. ^ "Time-traveling detective to search for identity". Kpop Herald. June 6, 2018.
  33. ^ Kim Seong-won (July 10, 2018). [공식]박성웅 '하늘에서 내리는 1억개의 별' 캐스팅, 동생바라기 役. Sports Chosun (in Korean).
  34. ^ "박성웅 측 "'악마가 너의 이름을 부를 때' 확정 NO, 검토 중" [공식입장]". Stoo Asiae. November 19, 2018.
  35. ^ "제27회 대한민국문화연예대상, 영화부문 남자최우수 연기상에 배우 박성웅". NBN News Agency (in Korean). 1 December 2019.

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