Yeo Jingoo Profile: Yeo Jingoo Facts
Yeo Jingoo (여진구) is a South Korean actor under Janus Entertainment. He debuted as a child actor in 2005.
Stage Name: Yeo Jingoo (여진구)
Birth Name: Yeo Jin Goo (여진구)
Birthday: August 13th, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Ox
Height: 175 cm (5’8″)
Blood Type: O
Yeo Jingoo Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He was a child actor.
– He was nicknamed “Nation’s Little Brother”.
– As a child, he wanted to appear on television and therefore asked his parents to let him try acting.
– With the support of his parents, he took acting lessons and eventually made his debut on the big-screen with Sad Movie in 2005.
– He is the eldest of two siblings. He has a younger brother named Taegoo born in 2002.
– The hanja for his name is “呂珍九“.
– He was an ambassador for 6 company/institituons. He was an ambassador for: “Kasania Ambassador” and “Youth Unification Education Ambassador” (2010), “Korea Youth One Mind Federation Teen Youth Celebrity Ambassador” (2011), “Ambassador of Public Child Protection” (2012), “Stop School Violence Ambassador” (2013), and “Ambassador of the 16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival” (2014).
– He appeared in K.Will’s MV for ‘I Need You’ in 2012.
– He also appeared in Baek Jiyoung’s MV for ‘Still in Love’ in 2014.
– He is a Planet Master (MC) on the survival show by Mnet Girls Planet 999.
– He has had 3 reality shows: ‘I’m Real, Yeo Jingoo in Italy’ on QTV, ‘Giving from Jingoo Oppa’ on tvN Asia, and ‘4 Wheeled Restaurant’ on tvN.
Yeo Jingoo Movies:
Sad Movie (새드무비) as Park Hwichan (2005)
Sa-kwa (사과) as young boy (2006)
No Mercy for the Rude (예의없는 것들) as young Killar (2006)
Dance of the Dragon (龙之舞) as young Kwon Taesan (2007)
Santamaria / Are You Crazy? (잘못된 만남) as Kang Daesang (2008)
Antique (서양골동양과자점 앤티크) as young Kim Jinhyuk (2008)
A Frozen Flower (쌍화점) as young Hongrim (2008)
Sky Force 3D (Korean version) as Ace (2013)
Hwayi: A Monster Boy (화이: 괴물을 삼킨 아이) as Hwayi (2013)
Mr. Perfect (백프로 )as Lee Byungjoo (2014)
Tazza: The Hidden Card (타짜: 신의 손) as Agui’s Pupil (2014)
Shoot Me in the Heart (내 심장을 쏴라) as Lee Soomung (2015)
The Long Way Home (서부전선) as Kim Yeonggwang (2015)
Warriors of the Dawn (대립군)as Prince Gwanghae (2017)
1987: When the Day Comesas Park Jongchul (2017)
Yeo Jingoo Dramas:
I Want To Love (사랑하고 싶다 )| SBS / as Baek Minhyung (2006)
Yeon Gaesomun (연개소문) | SBS / as young Kim Heumsoon (2006)
Queen of the Game (게임의 여왕) | SBS / as young Lee Shinjeon (2007)
One Blossom Branch (일지매) | SBS / as Lee Young Gyeom (2008)
Tazza (타짜) | SBS / as young Kim Gon (2008)
Gourmet (식객) | SBS / as Hotae (2008)
Can Anyone Love? (사랑은 아무나 하나) | SBS / as Lee Pooreumchan (2009)
Ja Myung Go (자명고) | SBS / as young Hodong (2009)
Swallow The Sun (태양을 삼켜라)| SBS / as young Kim Jungwoo (2009)
The Reputable Family (명가) | KBS1 / young Choi Gukseon (2010)
Giant (자이언트) | SBS / young Lee Kangmo (2010)
Warrior Bang Dong Soo (무사 백동수) | SBS /as young Bang Dongsoo (2011)
Deep Rooted Tree (뿌리 깊은 나무) | SBS / as teenage Ddolbok (2011)
Moon Embracing the Sun (해를 품은 달) | MBC / as young Lee Hwan (2012)
Missing You (보고싶다) | MBC / as young Han Jungwoo (2012)
Potato Star 2013QR3 (감자별 2013QR3) | tvN / as Hong Hyesung / Noh Junhyuk (2013)
Orange Marmalade (오렌지 마말레이드) | KBS2 / as Jung Jaemin (2015)
The Royal Gambler / Jackpot (대박) | SBS / King Yeongjo of Joseon (2016)
Circle: Two Worlds Connected (써클: 이어진 두 세계) | tvN/ as Kim Woojin (2017)
Reunited World / Into The New World (다시 만난 세계) | SBS / as Sung Haesung (2017)
The Crowned Clown / The Man Who Became King (왕이 된 남자) | tvN / as Lee Heon / Ha Seon (2019)
My Absolute Boyfriend (절대 그이) | SBS / as Zero Nine aka Young Goo (2019)
Hotel del Luna (호텔 델루나) | tvN / as Gu Chansung (2019)
Yeo Jingoo Awards:
2008 SBS Drama Awards | Best Young Actor (One Blossom Branch, Tazza, Gourmet)
2012 6th Mnet’s 20’s Choice Awards | 20’s Upcoming 20’s (Moon Embracing Sun)
2012 4th Pierson Movie Festival | Best Child Actor (Moon Embracing Sun)
2012 MBC Drama Awards | Best Young Actor (Moon Embracing Sun)
2012 5th Herald Donga TV Lifestyle Awards | Style Icon Rookie
2013 5th Pierson Movie Festival | Best Child Actor (Moon Embracing the Sun)
2013 6th Style Icon Awards | Child Actor to Man
2013 28th Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards | The Rising Star
2013 21st Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards | Best New Actor (film) (Hwayi: The Monster Boy)
2013 33rd Korean Assosiation of Film Critics Awards | Best New Actor (Hwayi: The Monster Boy)
2013 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards | Best New Actor (Hwayi: The Monster Boy)
2014 5th KOFRA Film Awards |Best New Actor (Hwayi: The Monster Boy)
2014 14th Director’s Cut Awards | Best New Actor (Hwayi: The Monster Boy)
2014 6th Pierson Movie Festival | Trend Choice Award
2015 4th Marie Claire Film Festival | Rookie Award (Shoot Me In The Heart)
2015 KBS Drana Awards | Best New Actor (Orange Marmalade)
2016 SBS Drama Awards | Excellence Award, Actor in Serial Drama (The Royal Gambler)
2017 tvN Movies Awards | Most Promising Actor (Hwayi: A Monster Boy)
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