Park Seo Joon: Complete Guide To His Life, Dramas & Awards

Park Seo Joon is one of the most popular & versatile Korean actor who is known for his romcom dramas around the world.

Park Seo Joon is one of South Korea’s most famous and handsome actors, and he is also known as a versatile performer. He has two younger brothers. As a kid, he wanted to be a baseball player.

In 2011, he made his entertainment debut when he was in the music video for Bang Yong Guk’s song “I Remember.” Then, he was on “Dream High 2” and hosted “Music Bank” from October 2013 to April 2015.

Kill Me, Heal Me, and She Was Pretty were the dramas that gave Park Seo Joon his breakthrough roles in 2015. Both of these dramas were big hits, and Park’s acting in them was highly praised.

Hangul Name박서준
Date Of BirthFeb 16, 1988
NationalitySouth Korean
AgencyAwesome ENT
Recent DramaItaewon Class

Park Seo Joon joined the army in 2008, when he was 19 years old. He worked for the government for two years and got out in 2010. After his service, he started a career in the entertainment industry.

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Park Seo Joon, Choi Woo Shik, V from BTS, Park Hyung Sik, and musician Peakboy are all part of the “WOOGA” squad. They became close friends after meeting on the set of the show Hwarang in 2016.

Korean Dramas & Movies

Since his debut in 2011, Park Seo Joon has acted in many different dramas and movies playing different roles. His most common role is of a handsome oppa. Here is the list of all his dramas and movies.

1. Itaewon Class

Park Saeroyi is expelled from school & then jailed for messing up with a bully. Seven years after his release, he opens a pub named “Danbam” to compete against the Jangga group, the biggest company in the food industry.

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Cast –

  • Park Seo Joon as Park Saeroyi
  • Kim Da Mi as Jo Yi Seo
  • Kwon Na Ra as Oh Soo Ah
  • Yoo Jae Myung as Jang Dae Hee

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix

2. What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim

Lee Young Joon’s family runs a large company, and he works as the vice-president of the company. He is rich, handsome & intelligent, but he is arrogant. His secretary is Kim Mi So has worked for him for years and she is perfect for him, but suddenly decides to quit her job.

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Cast –

  • Park Min Young as Kim Mi So
  • Park Seo Joon as Lee Young Joon
  • Lee Tae Hwan as Lee Sung Yeon
  • Pyo Ye Jin as Kim Ji Ah

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix, Viki

3. Fight For My Way

Hangul: 쌈 마이웨이

Year: 2017

Dong Man wants to be a taekwondo star when he grows up. Ae Ra wants to be a news anchor on TV. Joo Man and Seol Hee face a new threat to their relationship. Even though they don’t have much education, can they still reach their goals?

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3 5 star rating

Main Cast (Characters):

  • Park Seo Joon as Ko Dong Man
  • Kim Ji Won as Choi Ae Ra
  • Ahn Jae Hong as Kim Joo Man
  • Song Ha Yoon as Baek Seol Hee

No. Of Episodes: 16 (60 min. each)

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4. Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth

The drama tells the story of beautiful-looking young men called Hwarang in Silla, one of the three kingdoms of Korea. The warriors include a man from the lowest class of Silla and the hidden king who secretly joins. The men also fall for the maiden Ah Ro.

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Cast –

  • Park Seo Joon as Moo Myung
  • Park Hyung Sik as Sam Maek Jong
  • Go Ah Ra as Ah Ro
  • Seo Yea Ji as Sook Myung

No. Of Episodes – 20

Watch On – Netflix, Viki, Kocowa

5. She Was Pretty

Hangul: 그녀는 예뻤다

Year: 2015

When young, the beautiful Hye Jin often rescued shy and unappealing Sung Joon from awkward situations. Years later, the tables have turned and the now handsome and dashing Sung Jun looks to return the favour to his first love.

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3 star rating

Main Cast (Characters):

  • Hwang Jung Eum as Kim Hye Jin
  • Park Seo Joon as Ji Sung Jun
  • Go Joon Hee as Min Ha Ri
  • Choi Si Won as Kim Shin Hyuk

No. Of Episodes: 16 (60 min. each)

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6. Kill Me, Heal Me

Hangul: 킬미힐미

Year: 2015

The story is about an heir to a business who has severe dissociative identity disorder. He asks a psychiatrist for help to get his life back under control, but she ends up falling in love with one of his personalities. Her brother looks into him and his family.

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4 star rating

Main Cast (Characters):

  • Ji Sung as Cha Do Hyun
  • Hwang Jung Eum as Oh Ri Jin
  • Park Seo Joon as Oh Ri On
  • Kim Yoo Ri as Han Chae Yun

No. Of Episodes: 20 (65 min. each)

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Besides dramas, Park Seo Joon has starred in Korean movies listed below:

7. Concrete Utopia

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Seoul is completely destroyed by a powerful earthquake, and the survivors seek shelter in a single apartment building. They have to deal with the challenging surroundings, limited supplies, and the threat of outsiders as the days pass.

8. Dream

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In preparation for the Homeless World Cup, a disgraced soccer player is tasked with leading a squad of homeless individuals. The squad pulls together despite its differences and discovers the value of friendship and teamwork.

9. The Divine Fury

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When he was a child, Yong Hoo’s father died in an accident. He has distrusted and resented people since then. Now, he is a champion in martial arts. Later, he meets Priest An, an exorcist. They get involved in a case and must fight a powerful evil.

10. Midnight Runners

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Ki Joon and Hee Yeol are new students at the Korean National Police University. They decide to go out one evening & on their way, they witness a young woman being kidnapped. They decide to save the young woman’s life before it’s too late.

11. The Beauty Inside

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Woo Jin, a furniture designer wakes up every day as a different person. He falls in love with Yi Soo & they both start dating. But will Yi Soo be okay loving a man who changes every day? Both of them will have to figure it out.

Awards & Achievements

Park Seo Joon has won numerous awards for his roles in Korean dramas and films.

What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim

  • Top Excellence Award – 2018 APAN Star Awards

Fight For My Way

  • Excellent Actor, Best Couple, Netizen Award – 2017 KBS Drama Awards
  • Fabulous, Best Actor Award – 2017 Asia Artist Awards

Midnight Runners

  • Best New Actor – 2017 Grand Bell Awards
  • Best New Actor – 2017 Korean Association of Film Critics Awards

Kill Me, Heal Me

  • Excellent Actor, Ten Star, Best Netizen, Best Couple Award – 2015 MBC Drama Awards

She Was Pretty

  • Excellent Actor, Ten Star, Best Netizen Award – 2015 MBC Drama Awards

In 2015, he won the Popular Star Award at the Blue Dragon Film Awards. In 2022, 2021, 2019, and 2018, he was ranked 12th, 14th, 30th, and 22nd on Forbes’ list of Korea’s most powerful celebrities.

Wrapping Up

So this was the complete guide with all the details of the Korean actor Park Seo Joon. For his roles in romcom dramas, he is also dubbed as the “master of romantic comedy” by Korean press.

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Hi! I'm Alma Santos from Philippines. I have watched over hundreds of dramas and can speak Korean a little bit. My favorite drama is Crash Landing On You.

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