Famous for his SBS Drama Award-winning performances in the South Korean television shows Giant and Birth of a Beauty, as well as for his KBS Drama Award-winning and MBC Drama Award-nominated work in, respectively, Good Doctor and Cunning Single Lady.
Before beginning his entertainment career, he studied art & design at Namseoul University. In 1997, he made his television debut in the SBS series Docu X.
From 2011 to 2013, he starred as Yeo Ji-hoon in the Orion Cinema Network (OCN) detective series Special Affairs Team TEN.
He was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea.
In 2011, he co-starred with Han Hye-jin in the KBS2 series The Thorn Birds, winning a Korea Drama Award for his portrayal of movie producer Lee Young-jo.