Kang Seok-woo is a veteran actors in South Korea. He began his career in the entertainment industry through a movie called Yeosu (The Loneliness of the Journey) in 1978. He worked in many movies in the 80s and 90s. He began acting on dramas in 1982. His first drama was Ordinary People that was airing on KBS1.
Kang has appeared in 21 movies and 42 dramas since his debut.
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Kang Seok-woo’s Profile
Name : Kang Seok-woo (강석우)
Real name : Kang Man-heung (강만흥)
Birth place : Seoul, South Korea
Birth date : October 1, 1957
Occupation : Actor, and Radio DJ
Education : Dongguk University – Theater and Film
Spouse : Na Yeon-shin (나연신)
Kang Seok-woo as a Father
Kang Seok-woo is one of the cast members on the SBS reality program Take Care of My Dad. Take Care of My Dad is a reality program about celebrity fathers in their 50’s interacting with their daughters in their 20’s. The program has had a high rating since the pilot episode. Kang appeared with his daughter Kang Da-eun. The two of them show the chemistry between a father and a daughter. Kang Seok-woo is a thoughtful and strict dad. On the first episode, we could see the awkward atmosphere between them. However, their relationship developed in a positive direction during the show.
Kang Seo-woo’s Appearances on Dramas
Although, Kang Seok-woo made his debut in 1978, his first appearance on a drama was in 1982. He acted in the KBS1 drama Ordinary People. Two years later, he appeared on KBS1’s The Person I Love. He also played Lee Mong-ryong on KBS2’s TV Tale of Chunhyang. In 1987, he played Lee Myung-hoo on MBC’s Face of the City. A year later, he played King Sukjong on MBC’s 500 Years of Joseon: Queen Inhyeon.
In the 1990s and 2000s, he worked exclusively in dramas. He shot at least 2 dramas every year at that time. Kang’s latest drama was Father is Strange that aired on KBS2. He played Cha Gyu-taek. The drama was about a family that lived on the outskirts of Seoul, one day a young man, who was a member of an idol group shows up and claiming that he is the son of the family.
Up until middle of 2018, Kang Seok-woo has starred in 42 dramas. Here is the list of his dramas.
|1984||The Person I Love||KBS1|
|TV Tale of Chunhyang||Lee Mong-ryong||KBS2|
|1987||Face of the City||Lee Myung-hoo||MBC|
|1988||500 Years of Joseon: Queen Inhyeon||King Sukjong||MBC|
|1991||Beyond the Mountains||Sang-woo||MBC|
|The Royal Path||King Jeongjo||KBS1|
|Morning Thaw||Lee Chae-hoon||SBS|
|For Love||Seo Yoon-jae||KBS2|
|1994||The Lonely Man||Dr. Ryu Shi-hyung||KBS2|
|That Window||Yoo Seung-ha||SBS|
|1995||가면 속의 천사||KBS2|
|Love Anthem||Lee Cheol-kyu||SBS|
|1998||Aim for Tomorrow||Hwang Jung-goo||MBC|
|2000||Look Back in Anger||Hwang Byung-ki||KBS2|
|2001||How Should I Be?||Gong Byung-dae||MBC|
|Wonderful Days||Yoon Ji-ho||SBS|
|2003||Not Divorced||Song Ji-seok||KBS2|
|Sharp 1||Lee Sang-heum||KBS2|
|2004||Love Is All Around||Yeon Sung-hoon||MBC|
|The Age of Heroes||Cheon Il-guk||MBC|
|2005||Sharp 2||Lee Sang-heum||KBS2|
|2006||Sharp 3||Lee Sang-heum||KBS2|
|Pure in Heart||Hong Poong-goo||KBS1|
|2007||Landscape in My Heart||Na Pan-soo||KBS1|
|2008||You Are My Destiny||Kim Dae-gu||KBS1|
|2009||Smile, You||Seo Jung-gil||SBS|
|2010||Smile Again||Kim Joon||KBS1|
|2012||Can We Get Married?||Dong-gun||jTBC|
|2013||Give Love Away||Song Ho-seob||MBC|
|2014||Glorious Day||Seo Min-sik||SBS|
|2017||Father is Strange||Cha Gyu-taek||KBS2|