Award-winning film and television star recognized for his appearances on the variety show Family Outing. He would go on to play recurring roles in the television shows God of Study and A Gentleman's Dignity. He also lead feature films like Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp and Our School's E.T.
He studied theatre at both Seoul Institute of the Arts and Dongguk University.
An acclaimed theatre actor, he starred in and produced the popular stage shows Lee Gi-dong Gymnasium and The Lower Depths.
He married Lee Kyung-hwa in 2006. His sister, Kim Sang-mi, is an actress.