Gong Yoo (Korean Drama Actor)
Gong Yoo (Gong Ji Cheol) Biography, Photos, Films and Videos
You know K-drama actor Gong Yoo best as the cocky yet lovable Choi Han Kyul in the TV series The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince but did you know that he is a DJ as well? That's right. He was a DJ for G.yoo20 at the Radio Broadcast section of the Korean Defense Media Agency from November 2008-November 2009. Not only that, he also served as a VJ for 'Best Music' at the Agency's Television Broadcast section which aired in Korea and on the Internet from December 2008 to July 2009.
Gong Yoo also finished a term with the Korean Forces which lasted from January 14, 2008 and ended on December 8, 2009.
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Gong Yoo Biography & Filmography
The hard facts about this popular Korean drama actor.
Screen Name: Gong Yoo
Birth Name: Gong Ji Cheol (Kong Ji Chul)
Birth Date: July 10, 1979
Birth Place: South Korea
Education: Kyung Hee University
Family: One older sister and parents (Gong Yoo is the youngest in his family)
Talent agency: SidusHQ
* The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (MBC, 2007)
* One Fine Day (MBC, 2006)
* Hello My Teacher aka Biscuit Teacher & Star Candy (SBS, 2005)
* Kim Sung-Joon Meets Lee Yoo-Jung (2003) Internet Drama
* Screen (SBS, 2003)
* Flying Saucer (MBC, 2003)
* 20 Years (SBS, 2003)
* Hard Love (KBS, 2002)
* When Ever (KBS, 2002)
* School 4 (KBS, 2001)
* Finding Kim Jong Wook (2010)
* Ryu Ga Gotoku (2007)
* She's On Duty (2005)
* S Diary (2004)
* Superstar Mr. Gam / Mr. Gam's Victory (2004)
* Spy Girl (2004)
* My Tutor Friend (2003)
* 2003 SBS Drama Awards: New Rising Star Award
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Watch a trailer for "The 1st Shop of the Coffee Prince" - A fun romantic comedy Korean TV series starring Gong Yoo and Yoon Eun Hye
The 1st Shop of the Coffee Prince is the first K-drama I saw Gong Yoo in and I loved it. The story revolves around a young, hard-working girl (Eun Chan, played by Yoon Eun Hye) who is often mistaken for a boy because of her short hair and tomboyish ways, and a playboy, rich heir (Han Kyul, played by Gong Yoo) to a food corporation who is tasked to run a coffee place and thus prove his worth in the family business by his sick, ailing grandmother. Watch a trailer for the series below.
Gong Yoo's upcoming movie "Finding Mr. Destiny" - Watch the trailer.
Gong Yoo fans, you will be delighted to know that your favorite actor will appear in the 2010 film Finding Mr. Destiny (a.k.a. Finding Kim Jong Wook or First Love). Watch the trailer right here.
Plot: A woman named Seo Ji-Woo (Im Soo Jung) traveled to India and met her first true love Kim Jong-Ok. Since that time Ji-Woo can't forget her first love. She then turns the company "Cheot-ssa-rang Chat-kki ju-si-koe-sa" - which literally means "Finding Your First True Love Company" to help track down Kim Jong Wook.
Han Gi-Joon (Gong Yoo) started "Finding Your First True Love Company" and he takes on Seo Ji-Woo is the company's first client. The pair travel all over Korea to find Seo Ji-Woo's first love and & in the process Han Gi-Joon falls in love with his first client ...
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Watch Gong Yoo in the first episode of "Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy" - A South Korean TV series from 2005, also known as "Hello My Teacher"
Bori (Gong Hyo Jin) was legendary in high school for being a troublemaker and for getting into fights...until she gets expelled. She eventually gets a job as a substitute teacher at her old high school where she meets her old teacher Ji Hyeon-woo (Kim Da Hyun), whom she had a crush on for years. Meanwhile, a troublemaker in her class, Tae-in (Gong Yoo) keeps getting her into trouble. Tae-in is a smart and an athletic student who dislikes Bo-ri for her headstrong personality. As his relationship with his teacher turns for the worse, he gradually becomes attracted to her through a series of complicated events.
You can watch the rest of the episodes via the Gong Yoo video channel on Veoh.
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Watch Gong Yoo in "S Diary" - A South Korean movie from 2004
S Diary is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film about a woman who looks back on her past lovers to learn more about why their relationships failed and then plots to take revenge on them.
Brief summary: On a dreary day Jini (Kim Sun-a) gets dumped by her boyfriend, saying he wasn't really serious about her. Jini suddenly wonders if her past three lovers were also only after her favors. As a result, she checks back on her previous boyfriends including Ku-hyeon (Lee hyun-woo), an advocate of strong religious beliefs, macho college lover Jeong-seok (Kim Su-ro) and the inexperienced Yoo-in (Gong Yoo) who makes a living as wandering artist. Will Jini's emotional journey be rewarded with sincere answers from her old admirers? Watch the movie right here.
Information derived from Wikipedia
Gong Yoo Photo Gallery Part 2 - More photos of the handsome Korean actorClick thumbnail to view full-size
Watch Gong Yoo in the following K-drama series and movies - See the Korean drama actor in action and find out why he is as popular as he is now.
Gong Yoo in TV Commercials - Watch the following commercials that feature the South Korean actor
Gong Yoo has appeared in quite a number of commercials in Korea already. You can watch some of them right here!
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Like any popular celebrity, Gong Yoo has had his share of interviews and TV features. The following is a compilation of TV appearances and other cool, behind-the-scene videos featuring the good-looking South Korean actor.
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