Jo Seung-woo is a South Korean actor and musical star best known for his roles in Marathon and Tazza: The High Rollers.
Jo, a graduate of Dankook University, has the nickname "old man" indicative of his maturity and considerate nature. At a height of 5'8'' (172 cm) and weighing 137 lbs (62 kg), he is considered a heartthrob in Korea. He began his career in 1999 with the movie Chunhyang by director Im Kwon-taek. Since then he has played both tough guys and tender types and starred in musicals.
On December 15, 2008 at 1:30 PM, Seung-woo Cho enlisted in the South Korean military for his mandatory two year service.
His movie, Marathon, gave him several awards namely: the 2005 Grand Bell Awards for Best Actor and Popularity Award, 2005 Baeksang Arts Award for Best Actor, and 2005 Pusan Film Critics Award for Best Actor.
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|Year||Title||# of Epis.||Role||Rating|
|2014||God's Gift - 14 Days||16||Main Role||Ki Dong-Chan||8.75|
|2013||Lee Sang That Lee Sang||1||Main Role||Lee Sang||8.00|
|2012||Horse Doctor||50||Main Role||Baek Gwang Hyun||7.51|
|2012||The Peach Tree||Main Role||Sang Hyun||7.69|
|2011||Perfect Game||Main Role||Choi Dong Won||8.25|
|2009||The Sword With No Name||Main Role||Mu Myeong||7.43|
|2008||Go Go 70s||Main Role||Sang Kyu||7.59|
|2006||Tazza: The High Rollers||Main Role||Go-ni||7.21|
|2006||Love Phobia||Main Role||Jo Kang||7.12|
|2005||Marathon||Main Role||Cho Won||8.30|
|2004||Low Life||Main Role||Choi Tae-woong||9.50|
|2003||Classic||Main Role||Jun Ho||8.25|
|2002||H||Main Role||Shin Hyun||6.00|
|2002||YMCA Baseball Team||Guest Role||6.63|
|2002||Who Are You?||Main Role||Hyung Tae (Melo)||6.75|
|2001||Wanee and Junah||Supporting Role||Yeong Min||7.00|
|2000||Chunhyang||Main Role||Lee Mong Ryong||7.44|
Cho Seung Woo
- Name: Cho Seung Woo
- Native name: 조승우 ; 曺承佑
- Also Known as: Jo Seung Woo
- Gender: Male
- Birthday: February 12, 1980
- Age: 34
- Nationality: Korean