Get To Know the Versatile Actor Kwak Dong-yeon
For those of you who have watched the sensational K-drama Vincenzo, you must be familiar with the villain named Jang Han-seo played by the talented actor Kwak Dong-yeon. People may recognize him from Vincenzo at first, but the actor has appeared in many popular dramas as well. In this article, Channel Korea will explain to you everything about Kwak Dong-yeon, so stay tuned!
Full Profile of Kwak Dong-yeon
Birth Name: Kwak Dong-yeon (곽동연)
Stage Name: Kwak Dong-yeon (곽동연)
Birth: Daejeon, South Korea, March 19, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: A
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 62 kg
Occupation: Actor, Musician
Years Active: 2012 – Present
Label: H& Entertainment
Fun Facts About Kwak Dong-yeon That You Have To Know
- He attended Munrae Middle School and School of Performing Arts Seoul (Practical Music Department).
- Kwak Dong-yeon’s family consists of his parents, his older sister, and him.
- His mother died in 2014 not long after he finished the filming of the Inspiring Generation drama.
- Kwak Dong-yeon is known as a member of the Kokoma band, and he plays the guitar.
- When Kwak Dong-yeon was still 13, he moved to Seoul by himself to train under FNC Entertainment.
- His life motto is “Good person, good actor.”
- When he was 15, Kwak Dong-yeon started acting.
- Kwak Dong-yeon is close to KNK members.
- He started to gain recognition after his role in the drama Love in the Moonlight.
- Since he was younger, he watched a lot of movies.
- Kwak Dong-yeon is known for his humble personality.
Get To Know Kwak Dong-yeon’s Ideal Type Here
As one of the rising K-pop actors, many fans have been curious about Kwak Dong-yeon’s ideal type. Turns out, the actor’s ideal type is the adorable and talented actress Kim So-hyun! It was revealed when the actor had to choose between Kim Yoo-jung and Kim So-hyun, and he decided to choose Kim So-hyun during the Happy Together program.
However, after the dating rumor between them spread, Kwak Dong-yeon said that he was quite hurt by the rumor and explained that at that time he chose Kim So-hyun as his ideal type because he was pressed for a name.
Kwak Dong-yeon’s Movie and Drama List
|2017||Man of Will||Choi Yoon-suk|
|2018||Heung-boo: The Revolutionist||Sheddong|
|2019||Baseball Girl||Lee Jung-ho|
|2015||The Flatterer||Park Ge-on|
|2012||My Husband Got a Family||Bang Jang-goon|
|2013||Inspiring Generation||Young Shin Sung-jae|
|2014||Modern Farmer||Han Ki-joon|
|2015||Drama Special: Avici||Ji Sun-woo|
|2016||Love in the Moonlight||Kim Byung-heon|
|2017||Reunited Worlds||Sung Hae-cheol|
|2018||Gangnam Beauty||Yeon Woo-young|
|2018-2019||My Strange Hero||Oh Se-ho|
Kwak Dong-yeon got more recognition after his appearance in the romantic comedy My ID Is Gangnam Beauty (2018). The drama depicts the story of Kang Mi-rae (Im Soo-hyang), a girl who undergoes plastic surgery because she was bullied by her friends due to her physical appearance.
Meanwhile, Kwak Dong-yeon plays the role of Yeon Woo-young, one of the seniors who secretly has a crush on Kang Mi-rae. Initially, he falls for Kang Mi-rae’s looks, but the feeling grows after he gets to know her personality. Aside from that, Yeon Woo-young is also known as the teaching assistant in the chemistry department.
My Strange Hero
Through the drama My Strange Hero (2018-2019), Kwak Dong-yeon got his first role as the villain. The drama tells the story of a school romance where a guy named Bok-su (Yoo Seung-ho) is known as a smart and kind student. He is a close friend of Soo-jeong (Jo Bo-ah). However, Bok-su’s life suddenly changes after he is accused as the culprit of an accident after a guy named Se-ho falls from the school’s rooftop.
In My Strange Hero, Kwak Dong-yeon plays the role of Oh Se-ho, the awkward son of a ruthless chairwoman who made him experience an unhappy life. Se-ho also feels jealous of Bok-soo who has a warm family and is dating the girl that Se-ho has a crush on. Several years later, he also becomes the chairman of his family’s company.
Vincenzo has become one of the most successful Korean dramas in 2021 and received positive support and big achievements. The drama itself depicts an Italian consigliere who is looking for hidden gold under the building Geumga Plaza, but he becomes involved in a dispute between Geumga Plaza’s residents and the biggest company named Babel Group.
In the drama, Kwak Dong-yeon plays the role of Jang Han-seo, the illegitimate son of Babel Group’s previous chairman. In public, he acts as the owner of Babel Group on behalf of his brother. Although he appears as a cocky and rude person, he is more human than his sadistic brother.
Aside from his appearance in the famous drama Vincenzo, you can also watch his acting performances which are as good as ever in other dramas! Which one is your favorite drama from Kwak Dong-yeon? Leave a comment below regarding that matter, and you can share this article on your social media!