Yoo Dong-geun, The Veteran Korean Actor
Yoo dong geun has been active in South Korea’s cinema industry since 1980. Yoo Dong-geun is now known as a senior actor who is respected by the fellow younger actors and actresses. His role on historical television series such as Yeon Gaesomun, Empress Myeongseong, and Tears of the Dragon has made his figure recognized by the public, as well as receiving awards due to his top-notch acting skill, namely Special Award and Top Excellence Award for the category of Actor on KBS Drama Awards in 1990 and 1995, Most Popular TV Actors on the 36th Baeksang Arts Awards in 2000, and Grand Prize Award on KBS Drama Awards in 2014 and Korea Drama Awards in 2018.
Besides acting, Yoo Dong-geun briefly taught subjects as an adjunct professor at Daekyeung University in 2007 and has been active for Sunfull Movement, a non-profit organization against cyberbullying. In this article, Channel-Korea will explain all about Yoo Dong-geun, starting by his personal profile, the list of his drama, films, and albums, and his wife and children. So, keep reading!
Yoo Dong-geun’s Full Profile
Birth Name: Yoo Dong Geun
Date of Birth: Goseong, Gangwon Province, South Korea, 18 June 1956
Nationality: South Korean
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Chinese Astrology: Monkey
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts, with a major in Department of Theater
Spouse: Jeon In-hwa (married since 1989)
Talent Agency: Imagine Asia
Yoo Dong-geun’s Age, Height, and Weight
As been explained in his personal profile earlier, Yoo Dong-geun was born in 1956. According to the Korean Age System, in 2018, Yoo Dong-geun’s age is 63 years old. According to the International Age System, Yoo Dong-geun is 62 years old. On the other hand, Yoo Dong-geun is considered as a tall and fit man as his height is 177 cm, whereas his weight is 72 kg.