Min Namkoong

Namkoong Min

  • Name: Namkoong Min
  • Native name: 남궁민
  • Also Known as: Namgoong Min, Namgung Min, Nam Goong Min
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: March 12, 1978
  • Age: 45
Namkoong Min is a South Korean actor, director, and screenwriter under 935 Entertainment. He debuted as an actor in the 2001 film "Bungee Jumping of Their Own" (번지점프를 하다), when he won The 5th Music Star Contest VJ. He graduated from Chung-Ang University with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. After his graduation, on August 31, 2006, he worked as a Social Service Agent for 18 months at the Korea Army Training Center in Nonsan.

He has been nominated thrice for Best Actor in a TV series at the Beaksang for his roles in "Remember: War of the Son" (리멤버 – 아들의 전쟁, 2015), "Good Manager"(김과장, 2017) and "Hot Stove League" (스토브리그. 2019). Hot Stove League won 56th Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 for best drama. Through that drama, he also received his first daesang/grand prize in his career from 2020 SBS Drama Awards. For his work on the 2023 drama "My Dearest" (연인), he was awarded that year's Best Actor award at the Grimae Awards and the Grand Prize (Daesang) award at the MBC Drama Awards.

In February 2016, Namkoong confirmed that he was dating actress Jin Ah Reum. Their wedding took place on October 7th, 2022.

(Source: MyDramaList) Edit Biography
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2018 Light My Fire
Movie
7.4
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
TBA Doctor Prisoner 2
Korean Drama, 0000, 0 eps
Na Yi Je (Main Role)
0
Main Role
0.0
2023 My Dearest Part 2
Korean Drama, 2023, 11 eps
Lee Jang Hyun (Main Role)
11
Main Role
8.9
2023 My Dearest
Korean Drama, 2023, 10 eps
Lee Jang Hyun (Main Role)
10
Main Role
8.9
2023 Taxi Driver Season 2
Korean Drama, 2023, 16 eps
Chun Ji Hoon (Ep. 9) (Guest Role)
16
Chun Ji Hoon (Ep. 9)
Guest Role
8.9
2022 One Dollar Lawyer
Korean Drama, 2022, 12 eps
Chun Ji Hoon (Main Role)
12
Main Role
8.5
2021 The Veil
Korean Drama, 2021, 12 eps
Han Ji Hyuk (Main Role)
12
Han Ji Hyuk
Main Role
8.3
2020 Awaken
Korean Drama, 2020, 16 eps
Do Jung Woo (Main Role)
16
Do Jung Woo
Main Role
8.2
2019 Hot Stove League
Korean Drama, 2019, 16 eps
Baek Seung Soo (Main Role)
16
Main Role
8.6
2019 Doctor Prisoner
Korean Drama, 2019, 32 eps
Na Yi Je (Main Role)
32
Main Role
8.3
2018 The Undateables
Korean Drama, 2018, 32 eps
Kang Hoon Nam (Main Role)
32
Main Role
7.5
2017 Falsify
Korean Drama, 2017, 32 eps
Han Moo Yeong (Main Role)
32
Main Role
7.9
2017 Man to Man
Korean Drama, 2017, 16 eps
[Actor] (Ep. 10) (Guest Role)
16
[Actor] (Ep. 10)
Guest Role
7.8
2017 Good Manager
Korean Drama, 2017, 20 eps
Kim Sung Ryong (Main Role)
20
Main Role
8.5
2016 Doctors
Korean Drama, 2016, 20 eps
Nam Ba Ram (Ep.13-15) (Guest Role)
20
Nam Ba Ram (Ep.13-15)
Guest Role
7.9
2016 Beautiful Gong Shim
Korean Drama, 2016, 20 eps
20
Main Role
7.8
2015 Remember: War of the Son
Korean Drama, 2015, 20 eps
Nam Gyu Man (Main Role)
20
Main Role
8.2
2015 The Girl Who Sees Scents
Korean Drama, 2015, 16 eps
16
Main Role
7.9
2014 My Secret Hotel
Korean Drama, 2014, 16 eps
Jo Sung Gyum (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.3
2014 Wild Chives and Soy Bean Soup: 12 Years Reunion
Korean Drama, 2014, 26 eps
Yoo Joon Soo (Main Role)
26
Main Role
7.2
2014 I Need Romance Season 3
Korean Drama, 2014, 16 eps
Kang Tae Yoon (Main Role)
16
Kang Tae Yoon
Main Role
7.8
2013 Unemployed Romance
Korean Drama, 2013, 10 eps
Kim Jong Dae (Main Role)
10
Kim Jong Dae
Main Role
6.8
2013 Hur Jun, the Original Story
Korean Drama, 2013, 135 eps
Yoo Do Ji (Main Role)
135
Main Role
7.9
2012 Cheongdamdong Alice
Korean Drama, 2012, 16 eps
So In Chan [Se Kyung's ex-boyfriend] (Ep.1-3) (Guest Role)
16
So In Chan [Se Kyung's ex-boyfriend] (Ep.1-3)
Guest Role
7.2
2011 Can You Hear My Heart
Korean Drama, 2011, 30 eps
30
Main Role
8.1
2010 Becoming a Billionaire
Korean Drama, 2010, 20 eps
Choo Woon Suk (Main Role)
20
Main Role
6.9
2009 IRIS
Korean Drama, 2009, 20 eps
[Himself] (Guest Role)
20
[Himself]
Guest Role
7.9
2006 One Fine Day
Korean Drama, 2006, 16 eps
Kang Dong Ha (Main Role)
16
Kang Dong Ha
Main Role
6.6
2005 My Rosy Life
Korean Drama, 2005, 24 eps
Doctor Ji Bak Sa (Support Role)
24
Doctor Ji Bak Sa
Support Role
7.8
2004 My Lovely Family
Korean Drama, 2004, 179 eps
Ahn Jin Kook (Main Role)
179
Main Role
7.4
2003 Pearl Necklace
Korean Drama, 2003, 52 eps
Hwang Joon Ho [Joo Hyun's brother] (Support Role)
52
Hwang Joon Ho [Joo Hyun's brother]
Support Role
8.0
2003 Rose Fence
Korean Drama, 2003, 113 eps
Han Dong Hyun (Main Role)
113
Main Role
7.3
2002 Big Hit Family
Korean Drama, 2002, 227 eps
[Himself] (Support Role)
227
[Himself]
Support Role
7.4
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2017 Part-Time Spy
Korean Movie, 2017,
Choi Min Seok [President of Daeheung] (Bit part)
Choi Min Seok [President of Daeheung]
Bit part
7.4
2017 Lost in the Moon Light
Chinese Movie, 2017,
Zhong Qiao Bei (Support Role)
Zhong Qiao Bei
Support Role
7.2
2007 Beautiful Sunday
Korean Movie, 2007,
Min Woo (Main Role)
Min Woo
Main Role
7.2
2006 A Dirty Carnival
Korean Movie, 2006,
Kim Min Ho (Main Role)
Kim Min Ho
Main Role
7.5
2001 Bad Guy
Korean Movie, 2001,
Hyun Su (Support Role)
Hyun Su
Support Role
6.7
2001 Bungee Jumping of Their Own
Korean Movie, 2001,
Kim Chul Sung (Support Role)
Kim Chul Sung
Support Role
6.7
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Drama Special Season 8: You Are Closer Than I Think
Korean Special, 2017, 1 eps
[Doctor] (Support Role)
1
[Doctor]
Support Role
7.7
2013 City Conquest: Episode Zero
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Cha Ji Ryong (Support Role)
1
Cha Ji Ryong
Support Role
7.7
2012 Drama Special Season 3: Still Picture
Korean Special, 2012, 1 eps
Kim Hyun Soo (Main Role)
1
Kim Hyun Soo
Main Role
7.2
2004 Drama City: After Love
Korean Special, 2004, 1 eps
Eun Jae (Main Role)
1
Main Role
6.0
2003 Drama City: To William
Korean Special, 2003, 1 eps
Joon Ho (Support Role)
1
Joon Ho
Support Role
6.0
2003 Wedding Story: My Love My Oppa
Korean Special, 2003, 0 eps
Sung Soo (Main Role)
0
Sung Soo
Main Role
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Yoo Quiz on the Block Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2022, 75 eps
(Ep. 204) (Guest)
75
(Ep. 204)
Guest
7.5
2020 I-LAND
Korean TV Show, 2020, 12 eps
[Narrator] (Main Host)
12
[Narrator]
Main Host
8.5
2019 Hangout with Yoo
Korean TV Show, 2019, 270 eps
(Ep. 203) (Guest)
270
(Ep. 203)
Guest
8.3
2018 Happy Together Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2018, 77 eps
(Ep. 23) (Guest)
77
(Ep. 23)
Guest
8.0
2016 Life Bar
Korean TV Show, 2016, 118 eps
(Ep. 41) (Guest)
118
(Ep. 41)
Guest
8.1
2016 Singing Battle
Korean TV Show, 2016, 29 eps
(Ep. 1-21) (Main Host)
29
(Ep. 1-21)
Main Host
8.1
2016 My Little Old Boy
Korean TV Show, 2016, 430 eps
(Ep. 229) (Guest)
430
(Ep. 229)
Guest
8.1
2016 Saturday Night Live Korea Season 7
Korean TV Show, 2016, 18 eps
[Host] (Ep. 3) (Guest)
18
[Host] (Ep. 3)
Guest
8.0
2015 Knowing Bros
Korean TV Show, 2015, 460 eps
(Ep. 182, 415) (Guest)
460
(Ep. 182, 415)
Guest
8.7
2013 I Live Alone
Korean TV Show, 2013, 580 eps
(Ep. 213, 298-299, 322-323, 413) (Guest)
580
(Ep. 213, 298-299, 322-323, 413)
Guest
8.5
2012 We Got Married Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2012, 240 eps
(Ep. 214-262) (Regular Member)
240
(Ep. 214-262)
Regular Member
8.1
2007 Radio Star
Korean TV Show, 2007, 900 eps
(Ep. 370, 472) (Guest)
900
(Ep. 370, 472)
Guest
7.9
2003 X-Man
Korean TV Show, 2003, 178 eps
(Guest)
178
Guest
8.0
1998 Music Bank
Korean TV Show, 1998, 1240 eps
[Host] (Nov 12, 2004 - Apr 29, 2005) (Regular Member)
1240
[Host] (Nov 12, 2004 - Apr 29, 2005)
Regular Member
7.9
Articles
Jeon Hye Won confirmed to play the role of Shin Min Ah's colleague in a new K-drama
News - Jan 15, 2024

After My Dearest, Jeon Hye Won will be joining the upcoming tvN K-drama Because I Want No Loss led by Shin Min Ah.

MBC Drama Couples Compete for Best Couple Award at 2023 MBC Drama Awards
News - Dec 18, 2023

Nominations include Woo Do Hwan, Bona, Namkoong Min, Ahn Eun Jin, Cha Eun Woo, Park Gyu Young, Lee Se Young and Bae In Hyuk.

"My Dearest Part 2" starring Namkoong Min and Ahn Eun Jin Confirmed to air Next Week
News - Oct 3, 2023

The long wait for the continuation of My ​​​​​​Dearest is almost over!

MBC Gives a Sneak Peek Into Namkoong Min and Ahn Eun Jin's "My Dearest Part 2"
News - Sep 30, 2023

"My Dearest Part 2" drops preview!

Namkoong Min and Ahn Eun Jin's "My Dearest Part 2" Reveals Release Date
News - Sep 13, 2023

The beloved series returns with Part 2.

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  • First Name: Min
  • Family Name: Namkoong
  • Native name: 남궁민
  • Also Known as: Namgoong Min, Namgung Min, Nam Goong Min
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: March 12, 1978
  • Age: 45

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