Geun Suk Jang

Jang Geun Suk

  • Name: Jang Geun Suk
  • Native name: 장근석
  • Also Known as: Jang Keun Suk, Jang Keun Seok
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: August 4, 1987
  • Age: 36
Jang Geun Suk is a South Korean actor, singer, and model. Jang went to junior high school in New Zealand, where he attended Nelson College in 2003, to learn English and Japanese. He is best known for playing the role of band leader Hwang Tae Kyung in the drama "You're Beautiful". As well as the role of Kang Mu Gyul in the romantic comedy series "Mary Stayed Out All Night".

At the age of 5, Geun Suk started working as a child model after he was discovered by a talent agent. Geun Suk made his acting debut in the 1997 HBS (now Channel CGV) sitcom "Selling Happiness".

Jang Geun Suk also has a singing career. He often sings for the OST of certain dramas but also has his own discography. His first single, Black Engine, was released in 2008 in partnership with the Black'n'Jean brand. He has released several singles in partnership with various brands. His first single was released in Japan in 2011 and is called Let me cry.

In 2012, his first album, Just Crazy was released in Japan, and in 2013, it's the album Nature boy who finds himself on the charts! He formed a DJ band with Jung Kurt alias Big Brother, they mostly perform in Japan.

He enlisted on July 16, 2018. On May 29, 2020, Geun Suk completed his mandatory military service as a public service worker. When asked how he changed after his discharge he answered, "I think the biggest change is that I feel healthier." He added that "For the past two years I would diligently go to work at 9 am and go home at 6 pm. It was the first time in my life living like that. I felt more relaxed and as my body became healthier my mind did too." He laughed and said, "I also aged two years.".

(Source: Wikipedia, dramacurrent) Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Decoy: Part 2
Korean Drama, 2023, 6 eps
Koo Do Han (Main Role)
6
Main Role
7.8
2023 Decoy: Part 1
Korean Drama, 2023, 6 eps
Koo Do Han (Main Role)
6
Main Role
7.9
2018 Switch: Change the World
Korean Drama, 2018, 32 eps
32
Main Role
7.8
2017 A Korean Odyssey
Korean Drama, 2017, 20 eps
Gong Jak (Guest Role)
20
Guest Role
8.2
2016 The Royal Gambler
Korean Drama, 2016, 24 eps
Baek Dae Gil (Main Role)
24
Main Role
7.7
2013 Bel Ami
Korean Drama, 2013, 16 eps
Dok Go Ma Te (Main Role)
16
Main Role
6.6
2012 Love Rain
Korean Drama, 2012, 20 eps
Seo In Ha [1970s] / Seo Jun [In Ha's son] (Main Role)
20
Seo In Ha [1970s] / Seo Jun [In Ha's son]
Main Role
7.6
2011 Ikemen Desu Ne
Japanese Drama, 2011, 11 eps
Himself (Ep. 8) (Guest Role)
11
Himself (Ep. 8)
Guest Role
7.4
2010 Mary Stayed Out All Night
Korean Drama, 2010, 16 eps
Kang Moo Kyul (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.1
2009 You're Beautiful
Korean Drama, 2009, 16 eps
Hwang Tae Kyung (Main Role)
16
Main Role
8.0
2008 Beethoven Virus
Korean Drama, 2008, 18 eps
Kang Geon Woo (Main Role)
18
Main Role
7.2
2008 Hong Gil Dong
Korean Drama, 2008, 24 eps
Lee Chang Hwi (Main Role)
24
Main Role
7.7
2006 Hwang Jin Yi
Korean Drama, 2006, 24 eps
Kim Eun Ho (Main Role)
24
Kim Eun Ho
Main Role
7.9
2006 Alien Sam
Korean Drama, 2006, 26 eps
Bong Sam / Alexander (Main Role)
26
Main Role
7.0
2005 Lovers in Prague
Korean Drama, 2005, 18 eps
Yoon Geon Hee (Support Role)
18
Yoon Geon Hee
Support Role
7.1
2003 Nonstop Season 4
Korean Drama, 2003, 250 eps
Keun Suk (Main Role)
250
Main Role
7.4
2002 The Great Ambition
Korean Drama, 2002, 26 eps
Park Shi Young [Young] (Guest Role)
26
Park Shi Young [Young]
Guest Role
7.5
2002 Orange
Korean Drama, 2002, 72 eps
Himself (Support Role)
72
Himself
Support Role
7.1
2001 Four Sisters
Korean Drama, 2001, 20 eps
Lee Young Hoon [Young] (Support Role)
20
Lee Young Hoon [Young]
Support Role
7.1
2001 Ladies of the Palace
Korean Drama, 2001, 151 eps
Jeong Ryeom [Young] (Support Role)
151
Jeong Ryeom [Young]
Support Role
7.6
2000 Fairy Commi
Korean Drama, 2000, 476 eps
Oh Myung Seok [Myung Tae's older brother] (Support Role)
476
Oh Myung Seok [Myung Tae's older brother]
Support Role
7.7
2000 School 3
Korean Drama, 2000, 49 eps
[Kang Won Seok's younger brother] (Support Role)
49
[Kang Won Seok's younger brother]
Support Role
7.2
1999 Mannam
Korean Drama, 1999, 0 eps
Ji Won (Support Role)
0
Ji Won
Support Role
0.0
1999 Scorched Rice Teacher and Seven Potatoes
Korean Drama, 1999, 114 eps
Yoon Sung (Support Role)
114
Yoon Sung
Support Role
10.0
1998 Hug
Korean Drama, 1998, 88 eps
Won Joo (Support Role)
88
Won Joo
Support Role
5.0
1997 Haengbokdo Pabnida
Korean Drama, 1997, 0 eps
Soo Dong (Support Role)
0
Soo Dong
Support Role
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2018 Human, Space, Time and Human
Korean Movie, 2018,
Adam (Main Role)
Adam
Main Role
6.5
2015 Camp
Korean Movie, 2015,
Himself (Main Role)
Himself
Main Role
8.1
2011 You're My Pet
Korean Movie, 2011,
Main Role
7.2
2011 Budapest Diary
Korean Movie, 2011,
Chan Kyn Sok (Main Role)
Main Role
7.2
2009 The Case of Itaewon Homicide
Korean Movie, 2009,
Robert J. Pearson (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
2008 Baby & I
Korean Movie, 2008,
Han Joon Soo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
2008 Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do
Korean Movie, 2008,
Shin Eun Gyu (Main Role)
Main Role
7.1
2008 The Longest 24 Months
Korean Movie, 2008,
Won Jae (Main Role)
Won Jae
Main Role
6.8
2007 The Happy Life
Korean Movie, 2007,
Hyun Joon (Main Role)
Hyun Joon
Main Role
7.4
2006 One Missed Call Final
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Ahn Ji Nu (Support Role)
Ahn Ji Nu
Support Role
6.8
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2008 Beethoven Virus Special
Korean Special, 2008, 1 eps
Kang Gun Woo (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.4
2003 Drama City: The Owl Museum
Korean Special, 2003, 1 eps
Lee Jeong Woo (Main Role)
1
Lee Jeong Woo
Main Role
7.4
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Cafe Parasite
Korean TV Show, 2022, 7 eps
(Ep. 5) (Guest)
7
(Ep. 5)
Guest
9.0
2022 Saturday Night Live Korea Season 12
Korean TV Show, 2022, 10 eps
[Host] (Ep. 10) (Guest)
10
[Host] (Ep. 10)
Guest
0.0
2019 Heo Young Man's Food Travel
Korean TV Show, 2019, 250 eps
(Ep. 236) (Guest)
250
(Ep. 236)
Guest
0.0
2016 My Little Old Boy
Korean TV Show, 2016, 430 eps
(Ep. 383) (Guest)
430
(Ep. 383)
Guest
8.1
2016 Candy in My Ear Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2016, 12 eps
(Regular Member)
12
Regular Member
8.2
2016 Produce 101
Korean TV Show, 2016, 11 eps
[Mentor] (Main Host)
11
[Mentor]
Main Host
8.1
2014 Sukatto Japan
Japanese TV Show, 2014, 265 eps
(Ep. 66, 77, 117) (Guest)
265
(Ep. 66, 77, 117)
Guest
6.3
2013 The Return of Superman
Korean TV Show, 2013, 560 eps
(Ep. 39, 48) (Guest)
560
(Ep. 39, 48)
Guest
8.7
2011 Top Gear Korea Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2011, 13 eps
(Ep. 2) (Guest)
13
(Ep. 2)
Guest
0.0
2008 Ya Shim Man Man: Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2008, 58 eps
(Ep. 2) (Guest)
58
(Ep. 2)
Guest
8.0
2008 Champagne
Korean TV Show, 2008, 81 eps
(Guest)
81
Guest
7.2
2003 Happiness In ₩10,000
Korean TV Show, 2003, 238 eps
(Ep. 26-27) (Guest)
238
(Ep. 26-27)
Guest
10.0
1991 Inkigayo
Korean TV Show, 1991, 1240 eps
[Main Host] (February 25 – October 7, 2007) (Regular Member)
1240
[Main Host] (February 25 – October 7, 2007)
Regular Member
8.2
1964 Music Fair
Japanese TV Show, 1964, 3000 eps
(Guest)
3000
Guest
7.0
Articles
Jang Geun Suk Leaves No Stone Unturned to Uncover the Truth in “Decoy: Part 2” Teasers
News - Apr 1, 2023

Check out the latest teasers for part 2 of the thriller series.

Jang Geun Suk Continues His Quest in "Decoy Season 2"
News - Mar 23, 2023

Teaser and poster released for part 2 of "Decoy Season 2".

Jang Geun Suk's upcoming K-drama "Bait Season 1" confirms its release date!
News - Jan 9, 2023

The upcoming Coupang Play K-drama "Bait Season 1" will officially premiere this month.

Yoo Sung Joo and Park Myung Hoon confirmed to join "Chronicles of Crime"
News - Sep 2, 2022

Yoo Sung Joo and Park Myung Hoon will join the thriller crime drama "Chronicles of Crime."

Lee Elijah to work alongside Jang Geun Suk in a new Coupang Play drama
News - Aug 30, 2022

Lee Elijah is confirmed to be the female lead in the upcoming new Coupang Play drama "Chronicles of Crime."

Choi Soo Young offered to take part in Jang Geu Suk's upcoming series
News - Aug 2, 2021

Girl’s Generation Cho Soo Young got the offer to star alongside Jang Geun Suk in the upcoming KakaoTV drama!

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  • First Name: Geun Suk
  • Family Name: Jang
  • Native name: 장근석
  • Also Known as: Jang Keun Suk, Jang Keun Seok
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: August 4, 1987
  • Age: 36

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