Full Profile of ‘Hwayugi’ Actor Sung Ji-ru: Movies and Drama List


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Sung Ji-ru is a South Korean actor who is considered as a veteran actor at the moment. In his previous work in 2017, Sung Ji-ru played the role of Soobori in the drama Hwayugi (Hangul: 화유기) alongside the famous actor, Lee Seung-gi.

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Actor Sung Ji-ru’s Profile


Real Name: Sung Ji-ru (성지루)

Place and Date of Birth: Daejeon, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea, October 16th, 1968

Zodiac: Libra

Blood Type: A

Occupation: Actor

Talent Agency: HM Agency



Television Dramas

  • 2018 Ms. Ma, Nemesis (role of Jo Chang-gil/aired on SBS), Sweet Revenge 2 (role of Oh Jin-na’s Father/aired on xtvN)
  • 2017 – A Korean Odyssey (role of Soo Bo-ri/aired on tvN)
  • 2016 – Monster (role of Go Joo-tae (guest)/aired on MBC), Second to Last Love (role of Dok Go-bong/aired on SBS)
  • 2015 – Assembly (role of Byun Sung-ki/aired on KBS2)
  • 2014 – A Witch’s Love (role of Security Guard (Cameo on ep. 1-2)/aired on tvN), You’re All Surrounded (role of Lee Eung-do/aired on SBS), Dr. Frost (role of Nam Tae-bong/aired on OCN), Valid Love (role of Cameo/aired on tvN)
  • 2013 – King of Ambition (role of Uhm Sam-so/aired on SBS), Special Affairs Team TEN – Season 2 (role of Ma Seok-gi in ep. 11-12/aired on OCN), Goddess of Fire (role of Shim Jong-soo/aired on MBC), The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang (role of Dae-woon/aired on MBC), Drama Special “My Dad Is A Nude Model” (role of Tae-joong/aired on KBS2)
  • 2012 – 2013 – Rude Miss Young-ae – Season 11 (role of Sung Ji-ru/aired on tvN)
  • 2011 – Detectives In Trouble (role of Na Tae-shik/aired on KBS2), Warrior Baek Dong-soo (role of Hwang Jin-gi/aired on SBS), Lights and Shadows (role of Shin Jung-goo/aired on MBC)
  • 2010 – Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors (role of Joon-suk (guest) in ep. 4-5/aired on SBS), Becoming a Billionaire (role of Woo Byung-doo/aired on KBS2), Chosun Police Station 2 (role of Choi Do-gon/aired on MBC Drama)
  • 2008 – Lobbyist (role of Yoo Sung-shik/aired on SBS), Star’s Lover (role of Seo Tae-suk/aired on SBS)
  • 2007 – Time Between Dog and Wolf (role of Byung Dong-suk/aired on MBC)
  • 2006 – Special of My Life (role of Baek Dong-koo/aired on MBC)
  • 2004 Into The Storm (role of Gong Soo-chang/aired on SBS), Miss Kim’s Million Dollar Quest (role of Jo Min-ho/aired on SBS)
  • 2003 – Ang-sook (aired on SBS), Fairy and Swindler (role of Min Jae-soo/aired on SBS)


  • 2014 – Red Carpet (role of CEO (Cameo)), Big Match (role of Booker (Guest))
  • 2013 Fist of Legend (role of Seo Kang-gook)
  • 2011 – Children (role of Jung-ho’s father), Sunny (role of Ha Chun-hwa’s father)
  • 2010 – No Mercy (role of Yoon Jong-kang), Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle (role of Yeo Sang (Guest)), Secret Love (role of Inn Owner (Guest)), Happy Killers (role of Taxi Driver (Cameo))
  • 2009 – If You Were Me 4 (segment: “Blue Birds on the Desk”)
  • 2008 Forever the Moment (role of Jin-gook (Cameo)), Santamaria (role of Shin Ho-cheol), Scandal Makers (role of Lee Chang-hoon (Cameo))
  • 2007 Paradise Murdered (role of Jin-gook (Cameo))
  • 2006 – The Customer is Always Right (role of Ahn Chang-jin)
  • 2005 – A Bold Family
  • 2003 My Teacher, Mr. Kim (role of Chun-ki), Memories of Murder, Crazy First Love, A Good Lawyer’s Wife, Spring Breeze (role of Cameo)
  • 2002 – A.F.R.I.K.A, Public Enemy, Break Out (role of Man-soo (Cameo)), Marrying the Mafia (role of Jang Seok-tae), The Hidden Princess, H (role of Detective Park)
  • 2001 – Tears (role of Yong-ho), Kick The Moon
  • 1994 – Sado Sade Impotence

Awards & Nominations


Sung Ji-ru has won the Excellence Award at the SBS Drama Awards (2003) in the category Best Actor in a Drama Short for his role in the drama Ang-sook and the Best Supporting Actor award at the 6th Korean Film Awards (2007) for his role in the movie Paradise Murdered.

Sung Ji-ru also got nominated at the 28th Blue Dragon Film Awards (2007) in the category Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie Paradise Murdered and the SBS Drama Awards (2014) in the category Special Award, Actor in a Drama Special for his role in the drama You’re All Surrounded.

Even though he is now considered to be one of the veteran actors and isn’t in his golden era, he can still appear in television dramas and play important roles. Well, let’s hope for all the best in Sung Ji-ru’s career in the future and look forward to his upcoming work!