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Son Seok Koo

Actor Son Seok Koo Profile, Facts, and TMI

Son Seok Koo Profile

  • Birth Name: 손석구 (Son Suk Ku)
  • Stage Name: Son Seok Koo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1983.02.07
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dog
  • Height: 178 cm (5’83”)
  • Weight: 80 kg (176.3 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Agency: SBD Entertainment
  • Debut: 2012
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

Son Seok Koo Facts & TMI

  • Since he was in middle school, he studied acting in the US for 10 years. He later continued his study in Canada for a while before returning to Korea.
  • He got his first major role in the 2018 drama ‘Mother’ as Lee Seol Ak.
  • Son Seokgoo gained public recognition for his portrayal of Cha Youngjin in tvN drama ’60 Days, Designated Survivor’
  • He is friends with actress Choi Hee Seo and actor Lee Je Hoon.
  • He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
  • He went to Iraq as a member of the peacekeeping force Zaytun Division for his mandatory military service.
  • His original dream was to be a documentary film director.
  • When he was living abroad, he also aspired to be a basketball player.
  • He shared that these days, he wants to be a stand-up comedian or a writer.
  • After his return to Korea, he acted in theater stages.
  • In 2017, he was cast in the Netflix series ‘Sense8 Season 2’ playing the role of Detective Moon.
  • He acted in singer Gummy’s MV for ‘Alone’, the song was released in 2019.
  • He was nominated for Best New Actor at Baeksang Arts Award 2019 for his performance in ‘Hit-and-Run Squad’.
  • Rumors said that he comes from a wealthy family. He is also operating a family business in Daejeon, serving as the CEO.
  • He mentioned ‘Brokenback Mountain’ as his favorite movie.
  • In 2021, he took part in directing ‘Unframed Project’ a series of short movies with friends Choi Hee Seo and Lee Je Hoon.
  • Since he had lived in America for more than 10 years, he becomes a fluent English speaker.
  • He learned boxing.


‘Scarlet Innocence’ as Casino henchman 2 (2014/ extra)
‘Black Stone’ (2016)
‘Hit-and-Run Squad’ as Ki Taeho (2019)
‘The Roundup’ as Kang Haesang (2020)
‘Woori and Jayoung’ as Woori (TBA)
‘Virus’ as Nam Soopil (TBA)
‘Unframed’ (TBA)

TV Series

‘Kidnapping Assemblyman Mr. Clean’ as Sangchul’s subordinate (SBS/ 2016)
‘Sense8’ as Detective Moon (Netflix/ 2017)
‘Mother’ as Seol-ak (tvN/ 2018)
‘Suits’ as David Kim (KBS2/ 2018)
‘Matrimonial Chaos’ as Lee Janghyun (KBS2/ 2018)
‘Designated Survivor: 60 Days’ as Cha Youngjin (tvN/ 2019)
‘Be Melodramatic’ as Kim Sangsoo (JTBC/ 2019)
D.P.’ as Lim Jisub (Netflix/ 2021)
My Liberation Diary’ as Goo (JTBC/ 2022)

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