Known for his starring roles in South Korean drama series such as Cinderella's Sister, Fashion 70's, and The Duo, this popular actor also played leading roles in several South Korean films, including Queen of the Night and The Aggressives.
He earned bachelor's and master's degrees in physical education from Sangji University in South Korea's Gangwon Province.
In 2005, he won both Blue Dragon and Pusan Film Critics Awards for his performance in The Aggressives.
He was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea.
He costarred with Ji Jin-hee in a 2007 horror film titled Hansel and Gretel.