Get Closer to Ryoo Seung-bum: Profile, Marriage, Movies and TV Shows

The Ultra-Talented Ahjussi, Ryoo Seung-bum

Almost 40 of age, Ryoo Seung-bum has already become one of the top actors in South Korea. His hard work and impressive acting ability is well known, since he’s starred in plenty of famous movies, such as Crying Fist, The Unjust, The Berlin File, and many more. Ryoo Seung-bum has also received many awards and nominations, especially in the ‘best actor’ category, since his debut with his director/brother Ryoo Seung-wan’s film, called Die Bad in 2000.

Ryoo Seung-bum in-person is no less exciting than his history of achievements. He was known as an eccentric dresser, which people have called both one of his best and worst traits. He’s also had a pretty interesting love life!

Let’s check it out and find more about Ryoo Seung-bum!

Profile of Ryoo Seung-bum

Name / Hangul : Ryoo Seung-bum / 류승범
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : August 9, 1980
Place of Birth : Asan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea
Age : 38 years old
Zodiac : Leo
Height : 175 cm
Weight : 68 kg
Blood Type : B
Religion : Christian
Nationality : South Korean
Occupation : Actor
Years Active : 1999-present
Agency : Management Soop
Family : Ryoo Seung-wan

Career Summary for Seung-bum


Year Title Role
2019 Tazza 3 : One-Eyed Jack Aekku (main role)
2018 The Time of Humans Gang Boss (main role)
2016 The Net Nam Cheol-woo (main role)
2015 Intimate Enemies Ji-noo (main role)
2013 The New World Kang Cheol-hwa [Constable] (guest)
The Berlin File Dong Myung-soo (main role)
2012 Perfect Number Suk-go (main role)
Doomsday Book Yoon Seok-woo (main role)
Over My Dead Body Ahn Jin-oh (main role)
2011 Suicide Forecast Bae Byung-woo (main role)
2010 Foxy Festival Sang-du (main role)
The Unjust Joo-yang (main role)
The Servant Lee Myong-rong (main role)
No Mercy Lee Seung-ho (main role)
2008 Dachimawa Lee Border Lynx (support role)
Radio Days Lloyd Park (main role)
2007 Underground Rendezvous Real Teacher (support role)
2006 Bloody Tie Oh Sang-do (main role)
Family Ties Joon-ho, Sun-kyung’s ex-boyfriend (cameo)
Aachi & Ssipak (animated) Aachi (voice)
2005 The Beast and The Beauty Ku Dong-geun (main role)
Crying Fist Yoo Sang-hwan (main role)
2004 Arahan Sang-hwan / Maruchi (main role)
2002 No Manners Jung-pil (main role)
No Comment Man in the movie (support role)
Sympathy for Mr. Vegeance Boy with cerebral palsy (support role)
No Blodd No tears Chae Min-soo (support role)
2001 Wakiki Brothers Gi-tae (main role)
Guns & Talks Motorcycle biker (bit part)
2000 Dachimawa Lee “Washington” (support role)
Die Bad Sang-hwan (main role)

TV Series

Year Title Role Network
2010 Pasta restaurant customer (guest role, ep 9) SBS
2004 Sunlight Pours Down Kim Min-ho (main role) SBS
2003 Nursery Story “Christmas Lovers” MBC
2002 Solitude Min Young-woo (main role) KBS2
2001-2002 Wonderful Days Jang Cheol-jin (main role) SBS

Featured Music Videos

Year Title Artist Co-Star
2012 “When I Look at Myself” Kim Tae-woo
2009 “The Girl Who Can’t Break Up,
The Boy Who Can’t Leave”
Leessang feat. Jung-in Lee Hyori
2007 “Ballerino” Leessang feat. ALi Park Yeo-jin
2005 “I’m Not Laughing” Leessang feat. ALi Yum Jung-ah
2003 “Lonely Street Lights” Han Young-ae Kang Hye-jung
2002 “The Name” The Name Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Jeon Do-yeon
2000 “Soliloquy” Kim Jang-hoon Hong Se-eun

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2011 20th Buil Film Awards Best Actor The Unjust Won
15th Fantasia Festival Best Actor The Unjust Won
47th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor (Film) The Unjust Nominated
5th Asian Film Awards Best Supporting Actor The Unjust Nominated
8th Max Movie Awards Best Actor The Unjust Nominated
2010 14th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival Actor’s Award No Mercy Won
2008 2nd Mnet 20’s Choice Awards Hot Fashionista N/A Won
2007 43rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor (Film) Bloody Tie Won
30th Golden Cinematography Awards Best Actor Bloody Tie Won
2006  5th Korean Film Awards Best Actor Bloody Tie  Nominated
2nd Premiere Rising Star Awards Best Actor Bloody Tie  Won
43rd Grand Bell Awards Best Actor Bloody Tie  Nominated
2005 7th Mnet KM Music Festival Best Actor in Music Video I’m Not Laughing Won
4th Korean Film Awards Best Actor Crying Fist Nominated
26th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actor Crying Fist  Nominated
42nd Grand Bell Awards Best Actor Crying Fist  Nominated
2004 41st Grand Bell Awards Best Actor Arahan Nominated
2003 24th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor Conduct Zero Nominated
2002 38th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV) Wonderful Days Won
2001 SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Wonderful Days Won
38th Grand Bell Awards Best New Actor Die Bad Won
37th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Film) Die Bad Nominated