Film actor who is predominantly recognized for his performances in the art house features Spider Forest and The Magicians. His performance in the 2005 film Feathers in the Wind was met with critical acclaim.
He made his professional acting debut in the 1997 film The Story of an Unemployed Man.
In 2016, he was the recipient of the Top Excellence Award at the Korea Drama Awards.
He married Yang Hee-jeong.
He was cast alongside Jang Hyuk in the 2018 film The Swordsman.