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Date Of BirthAugust 5, 1976
SpouseSon Tae-young
FactWife, Tae Young, is expecting another child, a daughter, due in 2015. [2014]

Kwon Sang-woo is a South Korean actor. He was born on August 5, 1976, in Daejeon, South Korea. His father, Kwon Tae-won, is a businessman and his mother, Choi Eun-hee, is a housewife. He has two older sisters. Kwon Sang-woo attended Daejeon High School and then studied at Chung-Ang University, where he received a degree in Theater and Film Studies.

Kwon Sang-woo began his acting career in the television drama “Glass Slipper” in 2002. He has since appeared in many popular television dramas such as “Stairway to Heaven” (2003), “Lovers in Paris” (2004), “My Tutor Friend” (2003), “My Lovely Sam Soon” (2005), and “The Legend” (2007). He has also starred in several films, including “The Classic” (2003), “A Moment to Remember” (2004), “Temptation of Wolves” (2004), and “The Fox Family” (2006).

Kwon Sang-woo is one of the most popular actors in South Korea. He has won numerous awards, including the Best Actor award at the 2006 Baeksang Arts Awards and the Popularity Award at the 2004 SBS Drama Awards.

Kwon Sang-woo is married to actress Son Tae-young. The couple has two sons: Kwon Woo-jae and Kwon Jae-hoon.

General Info

Full NameKwon Sang-woo
Date Of BirthAugust 5, 1976
Height1.83 m
ProfessionActor, Model
EducationHannam University
NationalitySouth Korean


SpouseSon Tae-young
ChildrenKwon Ruk-hee, Kwon Riho
ParentsHong Cha-seon
SiblingsSang-myung Kwon


AwardsGrand Bell Award for Best New Actor, Grand Bell Award Popularity Award, PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Actor in Film, PaekSang Arts Award for Best New Actor in Film, Blue Dragon Film Award Popular Star Award - Male
NominationsBlue Dragon Film Award for Best New Actor
MoviesOnce Upon a Time in High School, My Tutor Friend, More than Blue, Make It Big, Love, So Divine, 71: Into the Fire, Volcano High, The Accidental Detective, CZ12, Almost Love, Pained, Running Wild, Fate, Project X
TV ShowsTemptation, Medical Top Team, King of Ambition, Big Thing, Cinderella Man, Bad Love, Sad Love Story, Stairway to Heaven, Delicious Proposal, Into the Sun

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1Father died when Sang-Woo was only 8 months.
2Wife, Tae Young, is expecting another child, a daughter, due in 2015. [2014]
3Has an older brother who is 5 years older than Sangwoo.
4His older brother has a daughter.
5Opened a café (Tea'us) in Korea, Seoul.
6His son Luke was born in February 2009.
7Recruited to Korea Army for Military training in 1998, after 6 months of First Year of University.
8Finish Military training in 2001, 15 days before he entered Korea showbiz, and film Song Hak-Rim in Volcano High.
9He graduated in HanNam University in Seoul, Korea. Gallery Faculty




Tam jeong deo bigining2015Kang Dae-man
Qing di mi yue2015
Yuhok2014TV SeriesCha Seok-hoon
Medical Top Team2013TV SeriesPark Tae Shin
Queen of Ambition2013TV SeriesHa Ryu / Cha Jae Woong
Sap ji sang ciu2012Simon (as Kwone Sang Woo)
Ying zi ai ren2012Kwon Jung-hoon
Fuyu no sakura2011TV Series
Dae Mul2010TV SeriesHa Do-Ya (2010)
Pohwasogeuro2010Ku Kap-Jo
Cinderella Man2009TV SeriesLee Joon-hee
Seulpeumboda deo seulpeun iyagi2009Kay
Sookmyeong2008Jo Chul-Joong
Bad Love2007TV SeriesKang Yong Ki
Cheongchun-manhwa2006Lee Ji-hwan
Ya-soo2006Jang Do-young
Seulpeun yeonga2005TV Mini-SeriesJoon-young / Joon-kyu
Shinbu sueob2004Kim 'Pedro' Gyu-shik
Maljukgeori janhoksa2004Hyeon-su
Donggabnaegi gwawoehagi2003Ji-hoon
Tae-yang sok-eu-ro2003TV Series
Cheongookeui gyedan2003TV SeriesCha Song-joo
Project X2003Behr (Bear, L-1011)
Ildan dwieo2002Woo-seob
We Are Dating Now2002TV SeriesYoon Ho-jae
Hwasango2001Song Hak-Rim
O Dreamland1989

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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