Meet the Actor of the Sensational Netflix Series Squid Game, Park Hae-soo
In 2021, Squid Game was one of the most popular and successful Korean series on Netflix. It is rapidly entering the top ranks of popular series, and even all of the cast received many awards, recognition, and praise for their actions in the series.
One of the cast members, Park Hae-soo, who was known for the main role in the drama Prison Playbook, also received much support and love after his appearance in Squid Game. But, did you know that he has also previously appeared in other popular dramas? In this article, Channel Korea will explain to you everything about Park Hae-soo, so stay tuned!
Full Profile of Park Hae-soo
Birth Name: Park Hae-soo (박해수)
Stage Name: Park Hae-soo (박해수)
Birth: Suwon, Gyeonggi, South Korea, November 21, 1981
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 76 kg
Blood Type: N/A
Label: BH Entertainment
Years Active: 2007 – present
Park Hae-soo’s Interesting Facts That You Need To Know
- Park Hae-soo has a dog named Moongi.
- Before he got various lead roles, Park Hae-soo appeared in many popular dramas as the supporting role.
- Park Hae-soo married his non-celebrity spouse.
- He is under BH Entertainment, which is the same label as Lee Ji-ah, Park Bo-young, Kim Go-eun, and more.
- One of his breakthrough acting appearances is in Prison Playbook.
- He is a father of a boy.
Park Hae-soo’s Drama and Movie List
|2012||God of War||Kim Yun-hu|
|2013||Me and Mom and Dad and Grandma and Anna||Father|
|2015 – 2016||Six Flying Dragons||Yi Ji-ran|
|2016||The Legend of the Blue Sea||Hong Dong-pyo|
|2017||The Liar and His Lover||Bass Player|
|2017 – 2018||Prison Playbook||Kim Je-hyuk|
|2018||Memories of the Alhambra||Agent A|
|2021||Racket Boys||Lee Jae-joon|
|2021||Squid Game||Cho Sang-woo|
|2022||The Accidental Narco||Choi Chang-ho|
|2022||Money Heist: Korea- Joint Economic Area||Berlin|
|2014||The Pirates||Hwang Joong-geun|
|2015||Minority Opinion||Goo Hwan’s Assistant|
|2016||Master||Soldier in hat in old times|
|2019||By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture||Lee Chan-woo|
|2020||Time to Hunt||Han|
|2022||Yaksha: Ruthless Operations||Ji-hoon|
His Appearance in Prison Playbook
Park Hae-soo successfully gained attention for his acting performance in Prison Playbook. In the drama, Park Hae-soo plays the role of Kim Je-hyuk, a famous baseball pitcher who lives a comfortable and happy life. One day, everything changes after he is convicted of assault after Jae-hyuk saves his sister’s life from a sexual attack.
It also causes him to be sent to jail and start a new life there. Not only about Kim Jae-hyuk but the drama Prison Playbook also tells other stories from various characters who have been through different stories in their lives. In the prison, Kim Jae-hyuk is also able to meet his old friend Lee Joon-ho (Jung Kyung-ho).
His Role in Quantum Physics
Aside from the drama, Park Hae-soo has also starred in several popular big-screen productions, one of them being marked through the movie Quantum Physics. In the movie, he plays the role of Lee Chan-woo who works as a nightclub promoter.
The story revolves around Lee Chan-woo, the club manager Sung Eun-young (Seo Yea-ji), and a police officer named Park Ki-hum (Kim Sang-ho) who fights to win against organized crime that involves alleged drug abuse, corruption, and sex crimes. Despite the nightclub stereotype, the three of them work together to reveal the truth and find the culprit behind the crimes.
His Character in Squid Game
Another breakthrough appearance of Park Hae-soo was also marked through the Netflix popular series Squid Game. The series depicts the competition of over 456 players who want to become the winner and receive ₩ 45.6 million as the potential grand prize. However, it also means that all of them have to risk their lives or even kill each other to stay alive due to the dangerous game.
In the series, Park Hae-soo plays the role of Cho Sang-woo. Initially, he is the head of an investment team at a securities company. Sang-woo had graduated from a prestigious university and is known for his diligence. He ends up joining the Squid Game because he is wanted by the police for stealing money from his clients, and he has to pay a huge debt due to bad investments.
Park Hae-soo’s Marriage Life
For those of you who are new fans of Park Hae-soo, you might be slightly heartbroken with this fact: yes, the actor is married! Park Hae-soo officially tied the knot with his non-celebrity spouse in January 2019. It was also revealed that both of them were in a relationship for over 6 years before deciding to marry.
Their wedding ceremony was held privately in Seoul. Their happiness has grown even more after Park Hae-soo’s agency announced that his wife had given birth to a baby boy in September 2021. Currently, their marriage life is continuing, and we do hope that their love will last forever!
That’s everything about the famous actor Park Hae-soo! His popularity has increased even more after his appearance through Squid Game, so let’s give him more support and acknowledgment in his other acting projects as well! So, what do you guys think about the actor? Leave a comment regarding that matter below, and don’t forget to share this article on your social media!