Park Sang-won’s Acting Career
Park Sang-won is a veteran actor from South Korea. His first appearance in a drama was in River in 1987. The following year, Park acted in Human Market. The drama was based on Kim Hong-shin’s bestselling novel and became one of the classics of 1980’s Korean television. Park received awards in the Best New Actor category at MBC Drama Awards in 1988 and 28th Baeksang Arts Awards in 1989.
In 1991, Park Sang-won acted in Eyes of Dawn along with Choi Jae-sung and Chae Si-ra. The story spans from the Japanese colonial period to World War II, Korea’s liberation, and the Korean War. The drama reached a viewership rating of 58.4% and became the 9th highest-rated Korean drama of all time. For the next several years, Park also acted in Rainbow in Mapo (1992), Goblin Is Coming (1994), and Asphalt Man (1995).
In 1995, Park Sang-won was cast in the drama Sandglass and co-starred with Choi Min-soo and Go Hyun-jung. The story was about the tragic relationship among three friends. The drama mixed politics, melodrama, and action. It recorded a peak rating of 64.5% and became the fourth highest rated drama of all time. This drama made Park’s name more famous in South Korea and earned him an award for Top Excellence Actor at SBS Drama Awards in 1995.
Some of Park Sang-won’s dramas are You and I (1997), Golden Era (2000), Like a Flowing River (2002), The Legend (2007), Golden Fish (2010), Healer (2014), and My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol (2015). Park also had some projects on the big screen such as Seoul Evita (1991), Ivan the Mercenary (1997) and The Last Defense (1997). Park also acted in several theaters like Le Paisse-Muraille (2006), 42nd Street (2009 – 2010), and Evita (2011 – 2012).
Park Sang-won will act in the drama My Only One (2018) along with Uee and Choi Soo-jong. The story is about a girl with a bright and positive personality who suddenly meets her biological father whom she hasn’t seen in 28 years. This drama will take over the KBS2 Saturday and Sunday time slot previously occupied by Marry Me Now? and is expected to air on September 15, 2018.
Park Sang-won’s Profile
Name: Park Sang-won (박상원)
Birthdate: April 05, 1959
Birthplace: Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
Star Sign: Aries
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 71 km
Blood Type: O
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts – Theater
Park Sang-won’s Family
Park Sang-won’s family consists of his wife, one daughter, and one son. His wife’s name is Kim Soo-kyung. His daughter’s name is Park Ji-yoon, and his son’s name is Park Do-hyun. Park also has a brother named Park Sang-ki.