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Gong Yoo

Gong Yoo (Hangul: 공유) is a South Korean actor. He started his career in showbiz as a VJ and subsequently debuted with parts in school dramas and films, eventually gaining starring roles in prime time dramas such Hello My Teacher and One Fine Day. His role as a cafe manager who falls in love with a girl disguised as a man in romantic comedy The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince solidified his status as a drama leading man. The popularity of the drama made him a regional star. After serving the 2-year compulsory military service, Gong Yoo made his comeback with romantic comedy Finding Mr Destiny and Silenced, a film project spearheaded by the actor himself upon reading the book based on the real events of deaf students being sexually exploited by the staff in a South Korean special school. Gong took on the role as a North Korean agent in action film the suspect in 2013. His post-military television comeback Big was however, not as well received. While Gong remained popular with Korean audience and brand sponsors, he experienced somewhat of a career renaissance in 2016 with box office hits Train to Busan and Age of Shadows, as well as one of the most-viewed Korean cable television drama, Goblin.

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Jul 10, 1979 In Busan, South Korea
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Spy Girl 2004-01-30
Latest Project:
Movie Wonderland 2021-12-31
Known For
Movie Wonderland 2021-12-31
Series My Dear Youth - Coffee Prince Self 2020-09-24
Movie Kim Ji-young, Born 1982 Jung Dae-hyun 2019-10-23
Movie Train to Busan Seok Woo 2016-07-20
Movie A Man and a Woman Ki-hong 2016-02-25
Movie The Age of Shadows Kim Woo-jin 2016-09-07
Series Goblin Kim Shin 2016-12-02
Movie The Suspect Ji Dong-chul 2013-12-24
Series Big Seo Yoon-jae / Kang Kyung-joon 2012-06-04
Movie Silenced Kang In-ho 2011-09-22
Movie Finding Mr. Destiny Han Gi-Joon 2010-12-08
Movie Like a Dragon Park 2007-03-03
Series Hello My Teacher Park Tae In 2005-04-13
Movie Spy Girl Choi Ko-bong 2004-01-30