Get Closer to ‘Defendant’ Supporting Actor Oh Chang-suk

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The Korean Actor Oh Chang-suk

The drama Defendant, also known as Innocent Defendant, is one of the most successful TV series in South Korea which was released in January 2017. In this TV Series, Oh Chang-suk appears as Kang Joon-hyuk. In the synopsis, Defendant recounts about a prosecutor named Park Jung-woo (Ji Sung) that works in Seoul Central District. Park Jung-woo has a best friend that also worked as a prosecutor named Kang Joon-hyuk (Oh Chang-suk). They have been best friends for fifteen years and had always supported each other since their childhood. Unfortunately, Kang Joon-hyuk doesn’t focus on the cases that he handled, he was more interested in reading his superior’s minds and interloping. When Park Jung-woo runs into a bad case, Kang Joon-hyuk he just doesn’t really care about his best friend’s fate.

His role as Kang Joon-hyuk recounts his hostility with Seo Eun-hye (Kwon Yuri). Seo Eun-hye was Park Jung-woo’s prosecutor in his case. Remembering that she had been defeated by Kang Joon-hyuk in the second trial, she begins to hate him very much.

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Even though both of them have an argument in the TV Series, in real life they’ve been a good friends. In his Instagram account, Oh Chang-suk posted a selfie with Kwon Yuri. He said that he misses her explicitly. He also tells the audience to watch their TV Series, Defendant. Through this article, Channel-Korea will introduce and bring you closer to the one of a kind Oh Chang-suk! So here we go!

Oh Chang-suk’s Profile

Birth Name     : Oh Chang-suk (Oh Chang-seok)

Hangul           : 오창석

Date of Birth   : June 2, 1982

Zodiac Sign     : Gemini

Siblings          : One elder sister, one younger sister

University       : Sejong University (Industrial Design)

Oh Chang-suk’s Dramas, Films, and Variety Shows


Year Title Role
2008 Worlds Within Sung So-yoo
2010 Athena: Goddess of War Lee Dong-hoon
2012 Love, My Love Park No-kyung
2013 Princess Aurora Hwang Ma-ma
2014 Jang Bo-ri is Here! Lee Jae-hee
2015 My Heart Twinkle Twinkle Cha Do-hoon
2015 You Will Love Me Oh Geun-baek
2017 Innocent Defendant Kang Joon-hyuk
2018 Rich Man Min Tae-joo



Year Title Role
2007 May 18 Member of the citizen militia
2010 Come, Closer Young Soo
2015 Mission, Steal the Top Star Yoo Bin


Variety Shows

Year Title Role
2016 I Live Alone Guest (Episode 152)
2016 King of Mask Singer Contestant as “A Feisty Little Prince” (Episode 59)
2016 Law of The Jungle in East Timor Cast Member (Episodes 241-246)
2017 Living Together in Empty Room Cast Member with T-Ara’s Jiyeon (Episodes 16-19)


Regarding awards, Oh Chang-suk won a category in the 20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards for Best New Actor in TV and Drama for his appearance in Love, My Love. He has also won the MBC Drama Awards as the Best New Actor for his appearance in Princess Aurora. He also got a nomination at the 2nd APAN Star Awards as the Best New Actor for his role in Princess Aurora, and got another nomination at the MBC Drama Awards for the Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama for his role in Jang Bo-ri is Here!.

Oh Chang-suk’s Age

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Can you guess how old Oh Chang-suk is? You might be surprised if knew the answer. He just turned 36 years old (International Age) or 37 years old (Korean Age) on June 2nd. With such a great looking appearance, he doesn’t even look like 36 years old guy. Other staff at Channel-Korea could not even guess his age correctly!

Oh Chang-suk has one elder sister and one younger sister. In a interview he said that it doesn’t matter if he was surrounded by women in his family, because his childhood was so pleasant. When they get into a fight, they will write a letter to apologizing to each other. When he was in his Junior High School, he got his first chance at acting. For the task, he was asked to perform a monologue.