Full Profile of Korean Actor Moon Sung-keun

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Drama Series

Vagabond (SBS / 2018)

Life (JTBC / 2018) – Kim Tae-Sang

Falsify | Jojak (SBS / 2017) – Koo Tae-Won

Princess Ja-Myung | Jamyeonggo (SBS / 2009) – king Dae Mu-Shin

The Scales of Providence | Shinui Jeoeul (SBS / 2008) – Kim Hyuk-Jae

Enchantment | Maehok (MBC / 1993)

Moon Sung-geun’s Awards and Nominations

1986 22nd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Theater) Han’s Chronicle Won
1990 1st Chunsa Film Art Awards Best New Actor Black Republic Won
11th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actor Nominated
1991 27th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Film) Won
29th Grand Bell Awards Best Actor Nominated
12th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Berlin Report Nominated
1992 3rd Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Actor The Road to the Race Track Won
12th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best Actor Won
30th Grand Bell Awards Best Actor Nominated
13th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actor Won
1993 14th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actor The 101st Proposition Nominated
1994 32nd Grand Bell Awards Best Actor Nominated
Best Supporting Actor To the Starry Island Nominated
15th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actor To You from Me Won
1995 33rd Grand Bell Awards Best Actor Nominated
1996 41st Asia-Pacific Film Festival Best Actor A Petal Won
34th Grand Bell Awards Best Actor Nominated
17th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actor Won
1997 35th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor Green Fish Nominated
2003 2nd Korean Film Awards Best Actor Jealousy Is My Middle Name Nominated

Moon Sung-geun’s Career

Moon Sung-geun is one of the most respected Korean actors of the 1990’s. His first film role was in Black Republic in 1990. Throughout the 90’s, he appeared in some of the most important films of the era, such as Berlin Report (1991), To the Starry Island (1993), and A Single Spark (1995).

He also began a political career in 2009 and in 2012 became the interim chairman of the United Democratic Party. Reflecting on his political tendencies, he appeared in the violent political drama Unbowed (2011) and National Security (2012).