Find out the profile of Korean actor Jung IlWoo.
Sep 09 1987
2006 in "Unstoppable High Kick"
Dec 08, 2016 ~ Nov 30, 2018
※ Update: Sep 2, 2021
Jung IlWoo is a popular Korean actor.
The actor made his debut in the hit sitcom "Unstoppable High Kick" (2006-2007) as one of the lead. He was chosen by over 250 other actors. This sitcom is a Korean favorite of all time. The actor became a popular actor after the drama.
Jung IlWoo started to gain popularity overseas with "The Return of Iljimae" (2009) and "49 Days" (2011). But it is with "Flower Boy Ramen Shop" (2011) and "The Moon That Embraces the Sun" (2012) that his popularity grew significantly. After these hit dramas, he pursued his career with dramas such as "Cinderella with Four Nights" (2016) and "Haechi" (2019). In 2020, he acts in the drama "Sweet Munchies".
The actor acted in non-Koreans dramas including Thai and Chinese Dramas making him a popular actor overseas.
Jung IlWoo is a close friend with top Hallyu star Lee MinHo. They have a longtime friendship, to be precise since their school days. They both don't drink and share common hobbies. They were both born in 1987.
The two actors were together in the terrific car accident of 2006. Both of them were seriously injured and have been hospitalized for months. They still both have sequelae. Jung IlWoo was diagnosed with a cerebral aneurysm. The actor was exempted from mandatory military service but still decided to enlist. He finished his service in November 2018.
Here is his filmography.
2006 - Unstoppable High (Major Role)
2008 - Keu Keu Island's Secret (Cameo appearance)
2009 - The Return Iljimae (Major Role)
- My Fair Lady (Major Role)
- High Kick Through the Roof! (Cameo appearance)
2011 - 49 Days (Major Role)
- Flower Boy Ramen Shop (Major Role)
- High Kick! The Revenge of the Short Legged (Cameo appearance)
2012 - Moon Embracing the Sun (Major Role)
2013 - The Queen of Office (Cameo appearance)
- Golden Rainbow (Major Role)
2014 - Night Watchman's Journal (Major Role)
2015 - Beautiful Woman(女人花似梦) (Major Role) [Chinese drama]
2016 - Cinderella and the Four Knights (Major Role)
2017 - Love and Lies (Major Role)
2018 - High-end Crush (Major Role)
2019 - Haechi (Major Role)
2020 - Sweet Munchies (Major Role)
- The Lover's Lie (Major Role) [Chinese drama]
2021 - Bossam: Steal the Fate
TBA - Beautiful Woman (Major Role) [Chinese drama]
2006 - The World of Silence (Minor Role)
2007 - My Love (Major Role)
2015 - The Rise of a Tomboy (女汉子完美恋人) (Major Role) [Chinese movie]
2018 - The Discloser (Cameo appearance)
Goo JungHyun's 'Goodbye Sadness' (Part 1: Couldn't help it, Part 2: 그러니까)
SAY's 'This Is ME'
Jung IlWoo's 'A person of yours'
Ali's 'The Vow'
The Return Iljimae
Flower Boy Ramen Shop
Moon Embracing the Sun
Cinderella and the Four Knights