Famous for his starring roles in films such as Spare, Wish, and C'est si Bon, this popular South Korean actor also played a major role in the television series Reply 1994.
After studying film at the Seoul Institute of Arts, he received a master's degree from Kyung Hee University's journalism and communications school.
For his performance in the 2009 film Wish (for which he also wrote the screenplay), he earned a 2010 Grand Bell Award for Best New Actor.
He was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea.
He and fellow South Korean performer IU were both in the cast of the 2013 television series You're the Best, Lee Soon-shin. Woo received a KBS Drama Award for his role as baker Seo Jin-wook.