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Kwak Dongyeon

Actor Kwak Dongyeon Profile, Facts, and TMI

Kwak Dongyeon Profile

  • Birth Name: 곽동연 (Kwak Dongyeon)
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1997.03.19
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac: Ox
  • Height: 175 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 62 kg (136.6 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: H& Entertainment
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Twitter

Kwak Dongyeon Facts & TMI

  • Kwak Dongyeon was born in Daejeon.
  • His family consists of father and an older sister.
  • His mother passed away in 2014.
  • When he was 12 years old, he came to Seoul all alone to be an idol trainee.
  • He was going to debut as a band member.
  • He was a trainee at FNC Entertainment.
  • Kwak Dongyeon graduated from the School of Performing Arts Seoul/ SOPA (Practical Music Department).
  • He spent 2 years of training period as an idol trainee before getting his first acting gig in KBS2’s weekend drama ‘My Husband Got a Family’ in 2012 when he was only 14 years old.
  • Aside from taking roles in dramas, he also acts in musicals, plays, and movies.
  • The Chinese character of his birth name ‘Dongyeon’ means ‘to stretch eastward’.
  • His life motto is “To be a good person and good actor”.
  • He got his breakthrough role in 2016 through the drama ‘Love in the Moonlight’, portraying Kim Byeongyeon.
  • In 2017, he made a big-screen debut through ‘Misbehavior’.
  • He is good at playing guitar, he passed the entrance test at SOPA with his guitar skill.
  • He didn’t continue his study after graduating high school.
  • A lot of fans think he resembles actor Kim Hyunjoong and singer John Park.
  • His favorite nickname is God Byeongyeon (his character in ‘Love in the Moonlight’).
  • The ring he is always wearing on his left ring finger is his family ring.
  • He is an otaku of Groot, a character in Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’.
  • He’s been living alone in Seoul since he was 12.
  • He is friends with Park Bogum, Yoo Seungho, and Yoon Park.

Dramas

‘My Husband Got a Family’ as Bang Janggoon (KBS2/ 2012)
‘Jang Okjung, Living by Love’ as young Prince Dongpyeong (SBS/ 2013)
‘Adolescence Medley’ as Choi Jeongwoo (KBS/ 2013)
‘Inspiring Generation’ as young Shin Jungtae (KBS/ 2014)
‘Drama Special: Middle School Student A’ as Lee Haejoon (KBS/ 2014)
‘Modern Farmer’ as Han Kijoon (SBS/ 2014)
‘Splendid Politics’ as Yi Uirip (MBC/ 2015)
‘Drama Special: Avici’ as Ji Sunwoo (KBS2/ 2015)
‘Come Back Mister’ as young Han Gitak (SBS/ 2016)
‘Puck!’ as Hwang Gyungpil (SBS/ 2016)
‘Pied Piper’ as Jung In (tvN/ 2016)
‘The Master of Revenge’ as Lee Yongjoo (KBS2/ 2016)
‘Love in the Moonlight’ as Kim Byungyeon (KBS2/ 2016)
‘Fight for My Way’ cameo appearance as Kim Mooki (KBS2/ 2017)
‘Reunited Worlds’ Sung Haecheol (SBS/ 2017)
‘Drama Special: Slow’ as Lee Jiwon (KBS2/ 2017)
‘Radio Romance’ as Jason (KBS2/ 2018)
‘Gangnam Beauty’ as Yeon Wooyoung (JTBC/ 2018)
‘My Strange Hero’ as Oh Seho (SBS/ 2018–2019)
‘Doctor Detective’ cameo appearance as Jung Harang (SBS/ 2019)
‘Never Twice’ as Na Haejun (MBC/ 2019–2020)
‘It’s Okay to Not Be Okay’ cameo appearance as Kwon Gido (tvN/ 2020)
‘Vincenzo’ as Jang Hanseo (tvN/ 2021)
‘Drama Stage Season 4: Attention Hog’ as Kang Taesoo (tvN/ 2021)

Movie

‘Misbehavior’ as Yoo Jongki (2016)
‘Man of Will’ as Choi Yoonsuk (2017)
‘Heung-boo: The Revolutionist’ as Sheddong (2018)
‘Baseball Girl’ as Lee Jungho (2019)

Musical

‘Something Rotten’ as Nigel Bottom (2020)

Play

‘Elephant Song’ as Michael (2017 & 2019)

Music Video

‘Ce Song’ by Yoo Jun-sang ft. Kwak Dongyeon, Kim Sangho (My Husband Got a Family OST/ 2012)
‘Stargirl 2013’ by Bulldog Mansion (2013)
‘Be Forgotten’ by Kwak Dongyeon (Adolescence Medley OST/ 2013)
‘Excuse Me’ by AOA (2017)

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