Cho Seung Woo came from a musical family. His father is a singer while his older sister acts in musical theater. Since young, he also dreamed of taking part in musical theater.
However in 1999, he managed to win an audition for the film Chunhyang. The film would screen in 2000 at Cannes. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a hit domestically.
Following his acting debut, Seung Woo would have several more roles in films. Some of his works can be found in Wanee & Junah (2001), H (2002), and The Classic (2003).
In 2005, the actor finally got his breakout role. He starred in the hit film Marathon. His amazing performances earned him various awards.
This includes the Best Actor at Grand Bell Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards.
Other than having an amazing career in the film industry, the man from Seoul also found success in musical theater.
Still in 2005, he starred in Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Jekyll and Hyde. His performance was critically acclaimed.
Over the next few years, Seung Woo continued his run of incredible performance in films and theater.
His involvement in the 2010 production of Jekyll and Hyde and the 2012 Doctor Zhivago drew massive attention to the musical theater industry.
In 2012, this Aries man also had his TV debut. He starred in the series The King’s Doctor.
Afterwards, he had many more memorable roles in God’s Gift: 14 Days (2014), Life (2018) and Sisyphus: The Myth (2021).
- Real Name: Cho Seung Woo (조승우)
- Stage Name: Yoo In Na
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- Birthday: March 28, 1980
- Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Nationality: Korean
- Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
- Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
- Blood Type: B
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- Profession: Actor
- Education: Dankook University
- Hobbies: Fishing
- Parents: Cho Kyung Soo (father)
- Sibling: Cho Seo Yeon (older sister)
- Girlfriend: Kang Hye Jung (2004-2007)
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- Seung Woo is signed under Good Man Story Entertainment since 2015.
- He grew up in Seoul.
- He can play the guitar and piano.
- Growing up, this actor carried around CD more than books.
- He cares a lot about education.
- He has been dubbed as one of the best actors of his generation.
- Lots of younger actors look up to him.
- He was inspired by his sister to pursue a career in musical theater.
- He has a very strong vocal.
- Seung Woo has admitted to be a selfish person.
- He would only do films or series which interest him.
- He doesn’t really care whether his projects do well commercially or not.
- This Aries man is known to be really manly and charming.
- He put off doing drama series until 2012 because he feared that there won’t be time to eat or sleep.
- He used to help mentor Kim Junsu and still close with him.
- His salary for the 2010 production Jekyll and Hyde drew controversy as he would become the highest paid musical theater actor in South Korea.
- He was enlisted for the mandatory military service from 2008 until 2010.
- He was in a relationship with actress Kang Hye Jung in 2004-2007.
- His ideal type is…
Pics of Cho Seung Woo
1. Seung Woo always looks so elegant
2. He has a beautiful smile
3. Love this fun photoshoot
4. He is really charming
5. Seung Woo is rocking the badass vibe
Cho Seung Woo is such an inspiration to younger actor and actresses. His talent in films and musical theater is undeniable.