Gong Yoo is a South Korean actor and model. He graduated with B.A. degree and still works on his M.A. degree in performing art at Kyung Hee University.
He started his career in showbiz with small parts in dramas and films and he got his first lead role in 2005. His role as Choi Han Kyul for the MBC romantic comedy 'The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince' solidified his status as a leading man and as a Hallyu (Korean Wave) star.