Yeo Jin-Goo
Name: Yeo Jin-Goo
Hangul: 여진구
Occupation: Theater Personalities
Gender: Male
Birth Day: August 13, 1997
Age: 23
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Yeo Jin-Goo

Yeo Jin-Goo was born on August 13, 1997 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea (23 years old). Yeo Jin-Goo is a Theater Personalities, zodiac sign: Virgo. Nationality: South Korea. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

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  • 1987: When The Day Comes | 1987 (2017) - Park Jong-Chul (cameo)
  • Warriors of the Dawn | Daeribgoon (2017) - Prince Gwanghae
  • The Long Way Home | Seoboojeonsun (2015) - Young-Gwang
  • Shoot Me in the Heart | Nae Simjangeul Sswara (2015) - Soo-Myung
  • Tazza: The Hidden Card | Tajja: Shinui Son (2014) - Aw-Kwi's pupil
  • Mr. Perfect | Baekpeuro (2014) - Lee Byung-Joo
  • Hwayi: A Monster Boy | Hwayi: Gwoemuleul Samkin Ayi (2013) - Hwa-Yi
  • A Frozen Flower | Ssanghwajeom (2008) - Hong-Lim (young)
  • Antique | Sayangkoldong Yangkwajajeom Aentikeu (2008) - Kim Jin-Hyuk (young)
  • Sorry Apple (2008)
  • Are You Crazy | Jalmotdoi Mannam (2008) - Da-Sung
  • No Mercy for the Rude | Yeuieobsneun Geotdeul (2006) - Killa (young)
  • Sad Movie | Saedu Mubi (2005) - Park Hee-Chan

Drama Series

  • Monster | Gwemul (JTBC / 2021) - Han Joo-Won
  • Start-Up (tvN / 2020) - Jang Young-Sil (voice)
  • Hotel Del Luna (tvN / 2019) - Koo Chan-Sung
  • My Absolute Boyfriend | Jeoldae Geui (SBS / 2019) - Young-Goo
  • The Crowned Clown | Wangyi Doen Namja (tvN / 2019) - Clown Ha Sun / King Lee Hun
  • Into the World Again | Dashi Mannan Segye (SBS / 2017) - Sung Hae-Sung
  • Circle: Two Worlds Connected | Sseokeul: Yieojin Doo Segye (tvN / 2017) - Kim Woo-Jin (2017 / 2037)
  • The Royal Gambler | Daebak (SBS / 2016) - King Yeongjo
  • Orange Marmalade | Orenji Mamalreideu (KBS2 / 2015) - Jung Jae-Min
  • Potato Star 2013QR3 | Kamjabyeol 2013QR3 (tvN / 2013-2014) - Hong Hye-Sung
  • I Miss You | Bogosipda (MBC / 2012-2013) - Han Jung-Woo (young)
  • The Moon Embracing The Sun | Haereul Poomeun Dal (MBC / 2012) - Lee Hwon (teen)
  • Tree With Deep Roots | Bboori Gipeun Namoo (SBS / 2011) - Ddol-Bok (young)
  • Warrior Baek Dong Soo | Moosa Baek Dong Soo (SBS / 2011) - Baek Dong-Soo (young)
  • Giant | Jaieonteu (SBS / 2010) - Lee Kang-Mo (young)
  • The Reputable Family | Myeong-ga (KBS / 2010) - Choi Kuk-Seon (young)
  • Swallow the Sun | Taeyangeul Samkyeora (SBS / 2009) - Kim Jeong-woo (child)
  • Princess Ja-Myung | Jamyeonggo (SBS / 2009) - Ho-Dong (young)
  • Can Anyone Love | Sarangeun Amuna Hana (SBS / 2009) - Lee Pu Reum Chan
  • Tazza (SBS / 2008) - Go-ni (young)
  • Il Ji-Mae: The Phantom Thief‎ | Iljimae (SBS / 2008) - Geom Lee (young)
  • Queen of the Game | Geimui yeowang (SBS / 2006-2007) - Shin-Jeon (young)
  • Yeon Gae So Mun (SBS / 2006-2007) - Kim Heum-Soon (young)
  • Want to Love Again | Saranghago Shipda (SBS / 2006)


  • Excellent Actor (long-length drama) ("The Royal Gambler") - 2016 SBS Drama Awards - December 31, 2016
  • Best New Actor ("Orange Marmalade") - 2015 KBS Drama Awards - December 31, 2015
  • Best New Actor ("Hwayi: A Monster Boy") - 2013 (33rd) Korean Association of Film Critics Awards - November 29, 2013
  • Best New Actor ("Hwayi: A Monster Boy") - 2013 (34th) Blue Dragon Film Awards - November 22, 2013
  • Best Child Actor ("The Moon Embracing The Sun") & ("I Miss You") - 2012 MBC Drama Awards - December 30, 2012
  • Best New Actor ("Hwayi: A Monster Boy") - 2013 (34th) Blue Dragon Film Awards - November 22, 2013

Biography Timeline


Yeo was born on August 13, 1997. He is the eldest of two siblings and has a younger brother. As a child, Yeo 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 (2005).


In 2005, Yeo made his debut at the age of eight in the film Sad Movie. He auditioned for the role of Park Hwi-chan and was chosen among 150 candidates despite having no previous acting experience. In 2006, he appeared in his first television drama I Want to Love, playing a sickly child of a single mother; followed by his first role in a sageuk drama Yeon Gaesomun as young Kim Heum-soon.


In 2008, he played the younger version of the lead roles in the series Iljimae and Tazza. He won his first acting award as Best Child Actor at the SBS Drama Awards for both dramas.


In 2010, he starred in the drama Giant as the younger counterpart to Lee Beom-soo's character. According to Yeo, this was the first time he fully immersed himself in a role and began taking acting seriously.


In 2011, he played the younger part of the title character in the historical drama Warrior Baek Dong-soo. He also made a brief appearance as teenage Ddol-bok in the drama Deep Rooted Tree. The appearance was upon the request of its lead actor Jang Hyuk, who took a liking to Yeo when the latter portrayed his younger version in the drama Tazza.


In 2012, Yeo rose to prominence when he starred in the fantasy-period drama Moon Embracing the Sun, playing the role of a young crown prince. The drama surpassed 40% in ratings and gained "national drama" status. This was followed by a well-received turn in melodrama Missing You. He won Best Young Actor at the 2012 MBC Drama Awards for his portrayal in both dramas.


In 2013, Yeo starred as the titular character in action thriller Hwayi: A Monster Boy, for which he garnered praises and won several Best New Actor honors from annual award ceremonies such as Blue Dragon Film Awards and Korean Association of Film Critics Awards. He is the youngest male actor to receive the Best New Actor award in the history of Blue Dragon Film Awards, at the age of sixteen. In the same year, he was also cast in the sitcom, Potato Star 2013QR3 as an aspiring mobile application developer.


In 2014, he starred in the film "Mr. Perfect" [Revised romanization: Baekpeuro, Hangul: 백프로] alongside actor Yoon Si-yoon. He played the role of Lee Byeong-joo [이병주] a young student who is also a resident on the island where Mr. Baek (Yoon Si-yoon) was invited to work as a temporary teacher.


In 2015, he starred in the film Shoot Me in the Heart, based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Jeong Yu-jeong. He had his first leading role on television with teen vampire series, Orange Marmalade, based on the webtoon of the same name. In the same year, he appeared in the Korean War film, The Long Way Home. Veteran actor Sol Kyung-gu, his co-star in the film, strongly recommended Yeo for the role of Yeong-gwang, and only signed the movie contract once Yeo's casting had been finalized.


He graduated from Namgang High School, an all boys high school, in 2016. He is currently studying at Chung-Ang University, majoring in the Department of Theater.

In 2016, Yeo played the role of King Yeongjo in the SBS drama The Royal Gambler, and won an Excellence Award at the year end SBS Drama Awards.


In 2017, Yeo starred in tvN's science fiction drama Circle, and historical movie Warriors of the Dawn, both of which premiered in May. He was also cast for a special appearance in the star-studded film, 1987: When the Day Comes, based on the June Democratic Uprising. The movie reunited him with Director Jang Joon-hwan and actor Kim Yoon-seok of Hwayi: A Monster Boy. In July, he starred in SBS's romance drama Reunited Worlds.


In 2018, Yeo was cast in the romantic comedy My Absolute Boyfriend, based on the Japanese manga series of the same name. It aired on SBS the following year.


In 2019, he starred in tvN's remake of the 2012 Korean film Masquerade, titled The Crowned Clown. The series was a commercial success and consistently topped the ratings in its timeslot against cable and public channels. Yeo also earned positive reviews for his performance in the dual roles. The same year, he was cast in Hong sisters' fantasy mystery drama Hotel Del Luna alongside IU. The drama was a commercial success, recording the highest ratings in its timeslot throughout its run.

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