Get To Know Jang Dong-yoon: Profile, Drama, Latest News, etc

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South Korean Actor Jang Dong-yoon

Jang Dong-yoon is a South Korean actor under Dongyi Company. He debuted as an actor with the Naver web drama, Women at a Game Company. He has been cast in many dramas since 2016, such as teen-mystery drama, Solomon’s Perjury, he was also cast in the KBS teen-romance drama, School 2017, he got the leading role for tvN’s medical drama, A Poem a Day, and many more. Jang Dong-yoon gained a lot of public attention with his role in the historical romantic comedy-drama titled The Tale of Nokdu along with actress Kim So-hyun. He received the Excellence Award (Actor in a Mini-series) and the Best Couple Award at the 2019 KBS Drama Awards for his role in The Tale of Nokdu.

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Jang Dong-yoon’s Full Profile

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Full Profile

  • Name: Jang Dong-yoon (장동윤)
  • Date of Birth: July 12th, 1992
  • Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
  • Siblings: Jang Dong-jin (older brother)
  • Years Active: 2016 – present
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Agency: Clover Company (past), Dongyi Company (now)
  • Education: majoring in Economics and Finance, Hanyang University

Fun Facts

  • Jang Don-yoon has a pet cat named Dongee.
  • His specialties are reading and writing (especially poetry).
  • He can play the guitar and likes to swim. He is a certified lifeguard.
  • He likes Baskin-Robbins: Shooting Star, the colors blue and white, tiramisu (a dessert).
  • He doesn’t like mint chocolate chip flavor.
  • Originally, he decided to study Korean Literature and applied for this major, but he was rejected for this major and applied for Economics and Finance instead.
  • He would have wanted to be a film director, author, or a journalist if he had not debuted as an actor. He previously had never thought of becoming an actor.
  • Jang Dong-yoon has been receiving many casting offers after his heroic actions in 2015. He was still a student at Hanyang University back then. It was reported that Jang Dong-yoon had come across a robber with a lethal weapon threatening a convenience store clerk in the Gwanak District of Seoul and that he devised a quick plan to arrest the guilty party. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency awarded him a commendation for his act of heroism.
  • He appeared in BOL4‘s “Galaxy” MV, 10CM’s “That 5 Minutes” MV, and Naul‘s “Emptiness in Memory” MV.
  • Basically, Dongyi Company is Jang Dong-yoon’s agency. Apparently, Jang Dong-yoon’s contract with Clover Company has expired. So, Jang Dong-yoon decided to build his own company along with his manager who worked with him in the previous agency.

Jang Dong Yoon’s Filmography

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Drama Series

Year Title Role Network
2020 The Search Goo Dong-jin OCN
2019 The Tale of Nokdu Jeon Nok-du/Lady Kim KBS2
2018 A Poem a Day Shin Min-ho tvN
Mr. Sunshine Joon-young tvN
Just Dance Kwon Seung-chan KBS2
2017 Green Fever Seung-chan Naver TV Cast
School 2017 Song Dae-hwi KBS2
If We Were a Season Uhm Giseok
Assistant Manager Park’s Private Life Julian tvN
2016 Game Development Girls Gom Gae-bal Naver TV Cast
Solomon’s Perjury Han Ji-hoon JTBC

 

TV Movies

Year Title Role Network
2018 Drama Special: The Tuna and the Dolphin Believer (cameo) KBS2
2017 Drama Special: If We Were a Season Uhm Ki-Seok KBS2

Film

Year Title Role
2018 Beautiful Days Zhen Chen