Profile of Miracle in Cell No. 7’s Choi Ro-woon

Choi Ro-woon from Miracle in Cell No. 7

Choi Ro-woon is a Korean child actor who has been starred in many Korean dramas and films. One of the most notable roles he played is in the movie Miracle in Cell No. 7. He was only 5 years old when he got the role. He played as Jin-wook, the head prison warden’s child. He portrays a cute and lovely kid with only a few seconds appearance. Choi Ro-woon captivated the audience by showing a bright smile that showed a pair of dimples.

Following his appearance in Miracle in Cell No. 7, Choi Ro-woon got so much attention from the public. In the same year, he also got a role in a popular Korean drama called Good Doctor. So far, Choi Ro-woon has played various roles in dramas and films, making him one of the most popular male child actors in South Korea.

Choi Ro-woon’s Profile

Name: Choi Ro-Woon (최로운)
Born: February 16, 2007
Birthplace: South Korea
Hometown: Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

Choi Ro-woon’s Filmography


  • The Return (2017)
  • Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013)
  • Incomplete Life: Prequel (2013)

Drama Series

  • My Sassy Girl (SBS / 2017)
  • My Little Baby (MBC / 2016)
  • Flower of the Queen (MBC / 2015)
  • Plus Nine Boys (tvN / 2014)
  • 12 Years Promise (JTBC / 2014)
  • In Need of Romance 3 (tvN / 2014)
  • King’s Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang (MBC / 2013-2014)
  • Golden Rainbow (MBC / 2013-2014)
  • Good Doctor (KBS2 / 2013)
  • Eunhui (KBS2 / 2013-2014)
  • The Great Seer (SBS / 2012-2013)
  • Big (KBS2 / 2012)
  • My Daughter the Flower (SBS / 2011-2012)

Variety Shows

  • World Changing Quiz Show (SBS / 2015)
  • Oh! My Baby (SBS / 2013)

Who Are Choi Ro-woon’s parents?

Many people may be curious about who Choi Ro-woon’s parents are. Well, that question may not be answered yet. But, it doesn’t mean that Choi Ro-woon’s family will never be disclosed. In 2013, Choi Ro-woon appeared in SBS’s pilot variety show called Oh! My Baby. He starred in the show with his grandmother who is a chef. She lived in Masan when the show was filming. Choi Ro-woon’s grandmother decided to star in Oh! My Baby with the hope that she will be able to spend her time with her grandchildren. Choi Ro-woon’s grandmother said that “It was the best way to appear together to see my busy grandchildren frequently“. Choi Ro-woon has said, “The time spent with my grandmother in Masan is more fun than filming“. When the crew asked why, he said, “It was my pleasure to eat with my grandmother and mackerel society“.

Choi Ro-woon is also frequently associated with comedian Shin Dong-yup. Many people said that the two have a lot of similarities in terms of looks. There was a time when Choi Ro-woon appeared in a variety show as a surprise guest for Shin Dong-yup. They both look a lot like father and son.

Choi Ro-woon After Miracle in Cell No. 7

Miracle in Cell No. 7 brought a lot of CF offers to Choi Ro-woon. The most popular one is the pizza CF with Lee Seung-gi. After Miracle in Cell No. 7, Choi Ro-woon also starred in many popular dramas and established himself as one of the most prominent child actors in South Korea. Good Doctor (2013) and Plus Nine Boys (2014) made him even more popular. Now, let’s anticipate more of his work from this year onward!