Koo Kyo Hwan

Koo Kyo Hwan - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Koo Kyo Hwan made his acting debut in 2009 in the lighthearted comedy movie Castaway on the Moon. He performed splendidly despite his small role.

After that, he decided to build his acting career and end up making several movies alongside several renowned Korean artists.

Some movies directed by him include Welcome to My Home (2013), Fly to the Sky (2015), and Love Docu (2015).

In 2019, he was also appointed as a producer of the movie Romeo where he also starred as the main character.

Besides dabbling in movies, he also had some experiences in drama series. Some of which are Kingdom: Ashin of the North (2021), D.P. (2021), and Monstrous (2022).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Koo Kyo Hwan (구교환)
  • Stage Name: Koo Kyo Hwan (구교환)
  • Nickname: Kyo Hwan
  • Birthday: December 14, 1982
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Religion: –
  • Professions: Actor, Film director
  • Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts
  • Hobby: Acting
  • Parents: –
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  • Girlfriend: Lee Ok Seop (2013 – )
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  • YouTube: [2x9HD]구교환X이옥섭

Facts 

  • Kyo Hwan has a unique high-tone voice.
  • He has directed several movies along with his girlfriend as well as indie movie director,  Lee Ok Seop.
  • Kyo Hwan is a fan of Stephen Chow.
  • He identifies himself as an INFP.
  • Kyo Hwan did not have a driving license until he shot the movie Escape from Mogadishu (2021) whose scene contains a car-chasing scenario.
  • He is a supporter of the English football club, Liverpool.
  • Kyo Hwan likes the colors white and blue.
  • He likes using Android better than iOS.
  • His favorite destinations are Dubai and Tokyo.
  • He completed his bachelor’s degree at the Seoul Institute of the Arts.
  • His ideal type is…

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Movies

  • New Generation War: Reawakened Man (2023), as Seok Hwan
  • Kill Bok Soon (2022), as Han Hee Sung
  • Escape (2022), as Ri Hyeon Sang
  • Escape from Mogadishu (2021), as Tae Joon Gi
  • Leave the Door Open (2021), as the voice of Scallop
  • Peninsula (2020), as Seo Dae Wi
  • Maggie (2019), as Lee Sung Won and the movie screenwriter
  • Romeo (2019), as Romeo and the producer
  • Girls on Top (2017), as the movie director and screenwriter
  • Jane (2017), as Jane
  • Beaten Black and Blue (2016), as Gyo Hwan
  • Now Playing (2015), as Gu Gyo Hwan, the movie director, and the screenwriter
  • Dishonor (2015), as the teacher
  • After School (2015), as the movie director
  • Love Docu (2015), as Koo Kyo Hwan, the movie director, and the screenwriter
  • Fly to the Sky (2015), as Gyo Hwan, the movie director, and the screenwriter
  • Romance in Seoul (2014), as Gi Chul
  • A Dangerous Woman (2014), as Duk Woo
  • Where Is My DVD? (2013), as Gu Gi Hwan, the movie director, and the screenwriter
  • Welcome to My Home (2013), as Gyo Hwan and the movie director
  • A Werewolf Boy (2012), as a cameo
  • Turtles (2011), as the movie director
  • Short! Short! Short! (2009), as Gi Chul
  • Castaway on the Moon (2009), as a cameo

Drama Series

  • D.P. Season 2 (Netflix | TBA). as Han Ho Yul
  • Monstrous (TVING | 2022), as Jung Ki Hoon
  • D.P. (Netflix | 2021), as Han Ho Yul
  • Kingdom: Ashin of the North (Netflix | 2021), as Ai Da Gan
  • Drama Special Season 6: A Dance From Afar (KBS2 | 2016), as Shin Pa Rang

TV Shows

  • Quiz Alarm (Netflix | 2021), as a guest
  • Yoo Quiz On The Block: Season 3 (tvN | 2020), as a guest

Awards

  • 2022 Director’s Cut Awards – Best Actor in Series – D.P.
  • 2022 Director’s Cut Awards – Best New Actor in Film – Peninsula
  • 2021 Kino Lights Awards – Actor of the Year (Domestic) – Escape from Mogadishu and Kingdom: Ashin of the North
  • 2021 Cine 21 Awards – Best Actor of the Year – D.P. and Kingdom: Ashin of the North
  • 2021 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Popular Star Award – Escape from Mogadishu
  • 2018 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actor (Film) – Jane
  • 2017 Buil Film Awards – Best New Actor – Jane
  • 2017 Busan Film Critics Awards – Best New Actor – Jane
  • 2017 Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best New Actor – Beaten Black and Blue
  • 2016 Busan International Film Festival – Actor of the Year – Beaten Black and Blue

Nominations

  • 2022 Director’s Cut Awards – Best New Actor in Series – D.P.
  • 2021 Buil Film Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Escape from Mogadishu
  • 2021 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Supporting Actor (Film) – Peninsula
  • 2021 Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Peninsula
  • 2020 Buil Film Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Peninsula
  • 2021 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Escape from Mogadishu
  • 2019 Director’s Cut Awards – Best New Actor – Maggie
  • 2018 Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Jane
  • 2017 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best New Actor – Jane
  • 2017 Wildflower Film Awards – Best New Actor – Beaten Black and Blue

Koo Kyo Hwan is no rookie in the entertainment industry. The Korean actor and film director has been dabbling in the scene for years on end and gained a lot of recognition from it.

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