Jo Seung-woo

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28, 1980
South Korea
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28, 1980 (age 41)
South Korea


Known for his starring roles in such South Korean films as Marathon and The Classic, he also appeared in stage productions of Hedwig and the Angry Itch and Jekyll & Hyde.

Before Fame

While a student at Dankook University, he was cast in a Cannes Film Festival-screened movie called Chunhyang.


He appeared in the South Korean mega-hit film Tazza: The High Rollers.

Family Life

He grew up in Seoul, South Korea as the son of a singer and the brother of a musical theater actress.

Associated With

For his role as an autistic character in the movie Marathon, he received a 2005 Grand Bell Award. Fellow South Korean actor Kim Tae-Hee (born in the same year as and exactly one day after Seung-woo) earned this same honor for her role in the 2006 film The Restless.

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