Find Out More About South Korean Actor Byeon Woo-seok Of Moonshine
Are you one of the K-Drama fans? If so, do you know one of the Korean actors whose roles in several K-Dramas with high ratings have brought his name to become increasingly popular? He has also co-starred with many popular Korean actors and actresses several times, such as Park Bo-geum, IU, Yoo Seung-ho, and many more.
Can you take a guess who this actor is? He is Byeon Woo-seok, an actor who has a model figure and has always caught people’s attention when starring in a drama. Without waiting any longer, let’s find out more about Byeon Woo-seok: starting from his full profile, fun facts, appearance in K-Dramas, to his latest appearance in Moonshine, in this article below.
Byeon Woo-seok Profile
Real Name: Byeon Woo-seok (Hangul: 변우석)
Place and Date of Birth: Gyeonggido, Paju, South Korea, October 31st, 1991
Star Sign: Taurus
Height: 187 cm
Weight: 73 kg
Occupation: Actor, Model
Official Site: Instagram (@byeonwooseok)
Byeon Woo-seok Fun Facts
- Byeon Woo-seok’s nicknames are Momo, Mori, Mochi
- Byeon Woo-seok enrolled in the theater and film department because he wanted to act, but he entered a modeling agency and worked as a model, taking acting classes at the agency and later making his debut as an actor
- Byeon Woo-seok gained weight to get 1st grade, but he got 3rd grade because of his lean physique
- Byeon Woo-seok said that when you fall in love, you pour everything into it, similar to Noah in the movie Notebook
- Byeon Woo-seok says he wants to play a character who dedicates everything to someone
- Byeon Woo-seok said that it took a long time for the whole family to move to Paju, so it is said that they recently became independent
- Byeon Woo-seok said that he feels much more comfortable and happy when he is with his family than now that he is independent
- Byeon Woo-seok said that he lies in bed without thinking and passes his time according to the stream of consciousness these days
- Byeon Woo-seok has doubled his Instagram followers and likes after his appearance in tvN’s Record of Youth
- Byeon Woo-seok worked as an administrative staff member at the Jeonghoon Public Information Department of the 37th Infantry Division in 2013
Byeon Woo-seok Filmography
Byeon Woo-seok has played major roles in several dramas, such as Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, Search: WWW, and Record of Youth. He is believed to be carrying the character of a celebrity who is ambitious to achieve success in the entertainment industry.
The role turned out to be similar to what Byeon Woo-seok is currently doing. Before accepting the offer to star in the tvN station project, this actor first started his career by getting small acting jobs in a number of drama titles.
He also had a cameo and played a role in a sageuk drama with actors Kim Min-jae and Park Ji-hoon. Don’t skip any of the sections below to learn more about Byeon Woo-seok’s appearances in some popular K-Dramas!
Byeon Woo-seok In Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo tells the love story of Hae-soo (played by IU), a woman from modern times who time travels to the Goryeo Dynasty, and the fourth prince Goryeo Wang-so (played by Lee Jun-ki).
In this drama, Byeon Woo-seok plays the character of Go Ha-jin’s boyfriend. Although he only appears as a cameo, this is the umpteenth time that Byeon Woo-seok has appeared in a K-Drama. His appearance stole the attention of many people because he appeared very handsome in Episodes 1 and 3.
Byeon Woo-seok In Search: WWW
Not only that, but he also brought the acting of a Top Star in the popular drama titled Search: WWW. In this drama, Byeon Woo-seok plays the character of a man named Han Min-gyu as the supporting role. The K-Drama that tells the life of an independent woman in the 21st century brings Byeon Woo-seok with senior actor Jeon Hye-jin.
Byeon Woo-seok In Record of Youth
Record of Youth is a drama about young people who struggle to pursue their dreams and love amidst the harsh realities of the modeling industry. Byeon Woo-seok plays Won Hae-hyo, a model and actor who wants to make a name for himself without depending on his family.
Byeon Woo-seok revealed that he had to audition for a role in Record of Youth five times. He also talked about being labeled as a model turned actor.
“A model and an actor have some things in common. I am grateful to have this modifier and feel proud rather than burdened with that title,” Byeon Woo-seok said.
“Maybe it’s because I filmed with a good director, writer, and fellow senior and junior actors at the right time, but I was able to show a side of myself that I couldn’t do before. I’m very happy that they helped create an environment where I could concentrate on acting,” Byeon Woo-seok added.
Byun Woo-seok plays Won Hae-hyo, a model and actor who is also Sa Hye-joon’s (played by Park Bo-gum) best friend. He was a young man who wanted to be recognized for his hard work not for what he was born with.
Won Hae-hyo has a kind and polite personality, but also has strong competitiveness. He believed that he could reach his current position after going through fair and equal competition with his friend, Sa Hye-joon.
Byeon Woo-seok’s Appearance In The 2021 KBS Historical Drama Moonshine
On May 5th, 2021, a source from the upcoming KBS drama confirmed, “With the joining of Byun Woo-seok and Kang Mina, we have completed casting for the four lead roles.”
Byun Woo-seok plays Lee Pyo, who is tall, handsome, and talented in martial arts and fine arts, but doesn’t like books or studying. He is a crown prince who neglects his duties, and becomes an alcoholic, often sneaking out of the palace to drink illegally.
Moonshine tells the story of the lives of young people in the Joseon era when the prohibition against alcohol was in full swing. The storyline centers on the love story of illegal alcoholic nobleman Kang Ro-seo (played by Hyeri) and the principled superintendent Nam Young (played by Yoo Seung-ho).
The production staff stated, “Lee Pyo will attract viewers’ attention with his unconventional appearance as the crown prince who sneaks out of the palace for forbidden drinks.”