Choi Daniel Profile
- Birth Name: 최다니엘 (Choi Daniel)
- Stage Name: Choi Daniel
- Nationality: South Korean
- Date of Birth: 1986.02.22
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
- Height: 187 cm (6’13″)
- Weight: N/A
- Blood Type: AB
- Agency: J,Wide Company
- Personal Social Media: Fancafe, Twitter
Choi Daniel Facts & TMI
- Choi Daniel was born and grew up in Seoul.
- He is the youngest of two.
- It is said that after his mother died in an accident at the age of four, he moved to a relative’s house with his father and brother.
- He belongs to Hejoo Choi clan.
- He debuted as a model in 2004.
- He dropped out of Chungwoon University, he studied Acting and Broadcasting at the university.
- Many people have misunderstood his name as a stage name, but Choi Daniel is actually his birth name.
- According to Choi Daniel himself, his parents had a vasectomy to avoid having any more children after giving birth to his older brother, but when the surgery went wrong and he was born, the name was given in the sense of “son from heaven”.
- He began his career as a model before debuting as an actor in 2008.
- Choi Daniel rose to fame after starring as lead actor in the MBC sitcom ‘High Kick Through the Roof’ in 2009.
- Some viewers think that he somehow looks older than his actual age, and because of this reason, he often portrays characters that are older than his age.
- He enlisted quietly on October 2, 2015, and served as a public service worker. The reason was a leg injury.
- It was belatedly revealed that his enlistment was delayed because he was deemed unfit for active duty. He received a fourth-degree health evaluation from the military, and even though he was treated to cure his injury, his condition did not improve.
- He can’t drink alcohol.
‘Yoga Hakwon’ as Dong Hoon (2009)
‘Cyrano Agency’ as Lee Sang Yong (2010)
‘Age of Milk’ (2011/ Short film)
‘The Traffickers’ as Sang Ho (2012)
‘The Peach Tree’ (2012/ Cameo)
’11 A.M.’ as Ji Wan (2013)
‘The Con Artists’ as Art gallery owner (2014/ Cameo)
‘The Chronicles of Evil’ as Kim Jin Kyu (2015)
‘Untouchable Lawmen’ as Detective Jo Yoo Min (2015)
‘Lying is Truth’ (2017/ Short film)
‘The Beast’ as Jong Chan (2019)
‘School Stories’ (2000)
‘Golden Apple’ as Officer Jang (KBS2/ 2005)
‘Worlds Within’ as Yang Soo Kyung (KBS2/ 2008)
‘General Hospital 2’ as Byun Tae Oh (MBC/ 2009/ Cameo)
‘Good Job, Good Job’ as Lee Eun Hyeok (MBC/ 2009)
‘High Kick Through the Roof’ as Lee Ji Hoon (MBC/ 2009)
‘Once Upon a Time in Saengchori’ (tvN/ 2010/ Cameo)
‘Baby Faced Beauty’ as Choi Jin Wook (KBS2/ 2011)
‘The Musical’ as Hong Jae Yi (SBS/ 2011)
‘High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged’ as Ji Hoon (MBC/ 2012/ Cameo, episode 95)
‘Ji Woon Soo’s Stroke of Luck’ as Kim Daniel (TV Chosun/ 2012/ Cameo)
‘Phantom’ as Park Gi Young/ Hades (SBS/ 2012/ Special appearance, episode 1, 2, 6)
‘School 2013’ as Kang Se Chan (KBS2/ 2013)
‘Waiting for Love’ as Cha Ki Dae (KBS2/ 2013)
‘Big Man’ as Kang Dong Seok (KBS2/ 2014)
‘Heart to Heart’ as Bakeshop owner (tvN/ 2015/ Cameo)
‘Jugglers’ as Nam Chi Won (KBS2/ 2017)
‘The Ghost Detective’ as Lee Da Il (KBS2/ 2018)
‘My Fellow Citizens!’ as Newly-wed (KBS2/ 2019/ Cameo, episode 11)
‘It’s Okay to Not Be Okay’ as CEO Choi Daniel (tvN/ 2020/ Cameo, episode 8
‘Today’s Webtoon’ as Seok Ji Hyung (tvN/ 2022)
‘Fly High Butterfly’ as Kwang Soo (JTBC/ 2023)
‘Mask Girl’ (Netflix/ TBA)
‘Coin Laundry’ by Wax (2014)
‘Open The Door’ by Im Chang Jung (2013)
‘Love Ballad’ by Browneyed Soul (2010)
‘Turn It Up’ by Sung Hyun Ah (2004)
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