Byung Kyu Kwak

Kwak Do Won

  • Name: Kwak Do Won
  • Native name: 곽도원
  • Given name: Kwak Byung Kyu
  • Also Known as: Gwak Do Won, Gwak Byung Gyu, 곽병규, Kwak Byeong Gyu
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: May 17, 1973
  • Age: 51
Kwak Do Won is a South Korean actor under MADA Entertainment. His acting career began in 1999, on the stage, playing a soldier in King David. He has had a prolific career in movies and had his first roll in a television drama in the KBS special ''Discovery of the Speech: Good Years" (2008).
In 2012, Kwak Do Won received both the SBS Drama Awards: Special Acting Award, Actor in a Drama Special and the Korea Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Actor, for his portrayal of the hot-headed detective Kwan Hyuk Joo in "Ghost".

Most recently Kwak Do Won played a supporting role in the KBS drama "Good Doctor" (2013) and appeared in a guest role in the SBS drama "The Suspicious Housekeeper" (2013).

It was revealed that he began dating actress Jang So Yeon in 2015 after appearing in "The Wailing" together. The two actors broke up in 2017 due to busy schedules.

On September 25, 2022 the Jeju Seobu Police Station officially announced that the actor had been indicted for drunk driving after falling asleep in a stopped car in the middle of the road.

(Source: Korean Film Council, Soompi) Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
TBA Villains
Korean Drama, 0000, 16 eps
Jang Joong Hyuk (Main Role)
16
Jang Joong Hyuk
Main Role
0.0
2022 Never Give Up
Korean Drama, 2022, 16 eps
Goo Pil Soo (Main Role)
16
Goo Pil Soo
Main Role
8.0
2013 The Suspicious Housekeeper
Korean Drama, 2013, 20 eps
[Bok Nyeo's late husband] (Guest Role)
20
[Bok Nyeo's late husband]
Guest Role
7.7
2013 Good Doctor
Korean Drama, 2013, 20 eps
Kang Hyeon Tae [Deputy Director] (Support Role)
20
Kang Hyeon Tae [Deputy Director]
Support Role
8.3
2012 Ghost
Korean Drama, 2012, 20 eps
Kwon Hyuk Joo (Main Role)
20
Kwon Hyuk Joo
Main Role
8.2
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2024 The Firefighters
Korean Movie, 2024,
Jin Seop (Main Role)
Jin Seop
Main Role
6.0
2021 CCTV
Korean Movie, 2021,
(Main Role)
Main Role
6.6
2020 The Golden Holiday
Korean Movie, 2020,
Hong Byung Soo / Michael (Main Role)
Hong Byung Soo / Michael
Main Role
7.3
2020 Steel Rain 2: Summit
Korean Movie, 2020,
Kwak Chul Woo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
2020 The Man Standing Next
Korean Movie, 2020,
Park Yong Gak (Main Role)
Park Yong Gak
Main Role
7.8
2017 Steel Rain
Korean Movie, 2017,
Kwak Chul Woo (Main Role)
Main Role
8.0
2017 The Mayor
Korean Movie, 2017,
Shim Hyuk Soo (Support Role)
Shim Hyuk Soo
Support Role
7.2
2016 Asura: The City of Madness
Korean Movie, 2016,
Kim Cha In (Main Role)
Kim Cha In
Main Role
7.5
2016 The Wailing
Korean Movie, 2016,
Jeon Jong Gu (Main Role)
Jeon Jong Gu
Main Role
7.8
2015 The Magician
Korean Movie, 2015,
Gwi Mol (Support Role)
Gwi Mol
Support Role
7.7
2015 The Shameless
Korean Movie, 2015,
Moon Ki Bum (Support Role)
Moon Ki Bum
Support Role
7.0
2015 Barracks
Korean Movie, 2015,
[Bus driver] (Support Role)
[Bus driver]
Support Role
7.1
2014 Tazza 2: The Hidden Card
Korean Movie, 2014,
Jang Dong Shik (Support Role)
Jang Dong Shik
Support Role
8.2
2014 MAD SAD BAD
Korean Movie, 2014,
[Homerun teacher] {Ghost} (Support Role)
[Homerun teacher] {Ghost}
Support Role
7.6
2014 Man in Love
Korean Movie, 2014,
Young Il (Support Role)
Young Il
Support Role
7.8
2013 The Attorney
Korean Movie, 2013,
Cha Dong Yeong (Main Role)
Cha Dong Yeong
Main Role
8.2
2013 An Ethics Lesson
Korean Movie, 2013,
Soo Taek (Main Role)
Soo Taek
Main Role
6.5
2013 The Berlin File
Korean Movie, 2013,
Chung Wa Dae (Support Role)
Chung Wa Dae
Support Role
7.6
2012 A Company Man
Korean Movie, 2012,
Gwon Jong Tae (Support Role)
Gwon Jong Tae
Support Role
7.6
2012 The Fortune Tellers
Korean Movie, 2012,
Sim In [Buddhist monk] (Main Role)
Sim In [Buddhist monk]
Main Role
7.4
2012 Love Fiction
Korean Movie, 2012,
Director Hwang / Murdered senator (Support Role)
Director Hwang / Murdered senator
Support Role
6.8
2012 Nameless Gangster: Rules of Time
Korean Movie, 2012,
Jo Bum Suk (Support Role)
Jo Bum Suk
Support Role
7.6
2011 Head
Korean Movie, 2011,
Jung Sun Bae (Support Role)
Jung Sun Bae
Support Role
7.2
2010 The Yellow Sea
Korean Movie, 2010,
Prof. Kim Seung Hyun (Support Role)
Prof. Kim Seung Hyun
Support Role
7.6
2010 Midnight FM
Korean Movie, 2010,
Jang Seok Hyeon [GCN reporter] (Support Role)
Jang Seok Hyeon [GCN reporter]
Support Role
7.8
2010 The Man from Nowhere
Korean Movie, 2010,
Detective Kim (Bit part)
Detective Kim
Bit part
8.8
2009 Mother
Korean Movie, 2009,
[Shop owner] (Bit part)
[Shop owner]
Bit part
7.9
2009 Handphone
Korean Movie, 2009,
[Lead detective] (Bit part)
[Lead detective]
Bit part
7.3
2009 Too Fragile to Be Loved
Korean Movie, 2009,
President Kim (Support Role)
President Kim
Support Role
7.0
2007 Passionate People
Korean Movie, 2007,
[Producer] (Main Role)
[Producer]
Main Role
0.0
2003 OGU: Hillarious Mourning
Korean Movie, 2003,
Byung Kyu (Bit part)
Byung Kyu
Bit part
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Golf Battle: Birdie Buddies 3
Korean TV Show, 2022, 16 eps
(Ep. 7-8) (Guest)
16
(Ep. 7-8)
Guest
0.0
2018 Problem Child in House
Korean TV Show, 2018, 260 eps
(Ep. 176) (Guest)
260
(Ep. 176)
Guest
7.9
2016 Life Bar
Korean TV Show, 2016, 118 eps
(Ep. 53) (Guest)
118
(Ep. 53)
Guest
8.1
2016 My Little Old Boy
Korean TV Show, 2016, 430 eps
(Ep. 204-205) (Guest)
430
(Ep. 204-205)
Guest
8.1
2015 Knowing Bros
Korean TV Show, 2015, 460 eps
(Ep. 222) (Guest)
460
(Ep. 222)
Guest
8.7
2013 I Live Alone
Korean TV Show, 2013, 580 eps
(Ep. 358-359,394-395) (Guest)
580
(Ep. 358-359,394-395)
Guest
8.5
2010 Running Man
Korean TV Show, 2010, 740 eps
(Ep. 516) (Guest)
740
(Ep. 516)
Guest
9.2
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News - Mar 19, 2021

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  • First Name: Byung Kyu
  • Family Name: Kwak
  • Native name: 곽도원
  • Also Known as: Gwak Do Won, Gwak Byung Gyu, 곽병규, Kwak Byeong Gyu
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: May 17, 1973
  • Age: 51

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