Choi Woo-shik – Pretty sure you’ve seen his name in various online discussions and articles after gaining recognition for his role in the award-winning film, Parasite.
And we know that you can’t stop thinking of this charming South Korean actor! So, shall we start getting to know him more?
|Hangul & English Name:||최우식, Edward|
|Birthday:||Mar 26, 1990 (age 29)|
|Height & Weight:||181 cm, 64 kg|
|Talent Agency:||Management SOOP|
Early Life of Woo-shik
Choi Wooshik was born on March 26, 1990 in Seoul, South Korea. He immigrated to Canada when he was in fifth grade and settled in British Columbia together with his family.
Woo-shik, who is also known as Edward (his English name), attended high school at Pinetree Secondary School.
Later in 2011, the 21-year-old Woo-shik returned to Korea to pursue his dreams of becoming an actor.
Soon enough, Woo-shik’s dream slowly turned into reality when he made his acting debut in the period drama The Duo in 2011.
Choi’s Career Highlights
Woo-Shik played supporting roles in two television series, Rooftop Prince in 2012 and Special Affairs Team TEN in 2011 to 2013.
A year after, in 2014, he starred in his first leading role in the coming-of-age indie film “Set Me Free” where he won Actor of the Year at the Busan International Film Festival.
Woo-shik continued to thrive and landed another lead role in a romantic comedy cable series called Hogu’s Love in 2015.
He eventually became a household name when he starred in the action-adventure film Okja, comedy film Rosebud, and the blockbuster zombie thriller film Train to Busan.
In 2019, Choi Woo-shik’s career soared to even greater heights with his outstanding acting performance in the critically acclaimed comedy-thriller film Parasite directed by Bong Joon-Ho.
Choi Woo-shik’s Filmography
Below is the complete Filmography and TV series of Choi Woo-Shik as listed in Wiki:
|Etude, Solo (2011)|
|Circle of Crime – Director’s Cut (2012)|
|Secretly, Greatly (2013)||Yoon Yoo-joon|
|Set Me Free (2014)||Young-jae|
|Big Match (2014)||Guru|
|In the Room (2015)||Min-jun|
|Train to Busan (2016)||Yong-guk|
|Okja (2017)||Kim Woo-shik|
|Golden Slumber (2018)||Joo-ho|
|The Princess and the Matchmaker (2018)||Nam Chi-ho|
|The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion (2018)||Nobleman|
|Monstrum (2018)||Office Hur|
|Rosebud (2019)||Young Soon-cheol|
|Parasite (2019)||Kim Ki-woo / Kevin (alias)|
|The Divine Fury (2019)||Father Choi|
|Time to Hunt (2020)||Ki-hoon|
|Past Lives (2020)|
|The Duo (2011)||Young Gwi-dong|
|Living in Style (2011)||Na Joo-ra|
|Deep Rooted Tree (2011)||Young Jung Gi-joon / Ga Ri-on|
|Special Affairs Ten (2011)||Park Min-ho|
|Rooftop Prince (2012)||Do Chi-san|
|Shut Up Family (2012)||Yeol Woo-bong|
|Drama Special: Culprit Among Friends (2012)||Young Do-hyun|
|Special Affairs Ten Season 2 (2013)||Park Min-ho|
|Who Are You? (2013)||Hee-koo|
|Drama Festival: Principal Investigator Save Wang Jo-hyun (2013)||Boo Joong-shik|
|You are All Surrounded (2014)||Choi Woo-shik|
|You are my Destiny (2014)||Lee Yong|
|Pride and Prejudice (2014)||Lee Jang-won|
|Dr. Frost (2014)||Kim Jung-hoon|
|Dream Knight (2015)|
|Hogu’s Love (2015)||Kang Ho-gu|
|My Fantastic Funeral (2015)||Park Dong-soo|
|Fight for My Way (2017)||Park Moo-bin|
|The Package (2017)||Kim Gyung-jae|
|The Boy Next Door (2017)||Park Gyu-tae|
Choi Woo-shik Fun Facts:
- He appeared in DAY6’s “Congratulations” and “You Were Beautiful” music videos.
- He majored in cultural studies in Chung Ang University.
- He parted ways with JYP Entertainment on 2018.
- He is currently being handled by Management SOOP.
- He is close friends with Park Seo Joon, Park Hyung Sik, and BTS’s V.
With good looks and amazing talent, we are surely rooting for and looking forward to see your star soaring higher and brighter, Woo-shik!