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Choi Woo Shik Profile

choi woo shik profile

  • Birth Name: 최우식 (Choi Woo Shik)
  • English Name: Edward Choi
  • Stage Name: Choi Woo Shik
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Date of Birth: 1990.03.26
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Weight: 65 kg
  • Blood Type: O
  • Agency: Management SOOP
  • Instagram: @dntlrdl

Choi Woo Shik Facts 

choi woo shik fact

  • Choi Woo Shik was born in Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • His family includes fogeys, elder brother Choi Gyu Shik, and himself
  • When he was in 5th grade, his family moved to Vancouver, Canada
  • Edward Choi is his English name and other people call him Eddie
  • The actor takes care of a dog named Choco
  • When he was 21 years old, he visited Korea to attend an acting audition in 2011
  • He studied at Chung-Ang University majoring in Cultural Studies
  • The actor debuted with his acting in MBC drama The Duo in 2011
  • His first leading role is that the movie Set Me Free and it leads him to acting recognition
  • Choi Woo Shik gains international fame after he starred in the blockbuster movie Train to Busan in
  • 2016 as this movie receives critical and commercial success at the 2016 Cannes fete
  • The actor participates in two of Bong Joon Ho’s movies: Okja (2017) and Parasite (2019)
  • Parasite boost his international recognition as this movie won Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes fete and 4 awards at the 92nd Academy Awards
  • Protestantism is his religion
  • He is an artist under the management of Management SOOP, which manages many famous artists such as Gong Yoo, Jung Yoo Mi, Gong Hyo Jin,…
  • Choi Woo Shik is a member of “wooga family”, which has Park Seo Joon, Park Hyung Shik, V (BTS), Choi Woo Shik, Peekboy
  • At 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, he took pictures with director Taika Waititi and actor Joaquin Phoenix
  • In 2020, the actor becomes the cast member of tvN variety Summer Vacation with Jung Yu Mi
  • He also appears with one of 5 cast members of tvN variety Youn’s Kitchen with Youn Yuh Jung, Lee Seo Jin, Jung Yu Mi, and Park Seo Joon
  • He appears in 4 music videos: IU’s My Old Story (2014), DAY6’s Congratulations (2015), Im Seulong’s That Moment (2017), and DAY6’s You Were Beautiful (2017)


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Choi Woo Shik in “Time to Hunt”
  • ‘Time to Hunt’ (2020) – Role Ki Hoon
  • ‘The Divine Fury’ (2019) – Role Priest Choi
  • ‘Parasite’ (2019) – Role Ki Woo
  • ‘Rosebud’ (2019) – Role young Soon Chul
  • ‘The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion’ (2018) – Role young man
  • ‘Monstrum’ (2018) – Role Heo
  • ‘The Princess and therefore the Matchmaker’ (2018) – Role Nam Chi Ho
  • ‘Golden Slumber’ (2018) – Role Joo Ho
  • ‘Okja’ (2017) – Role Kim Goon
  • ‘Train To Busan’ (2016) – Role Young Gook
  • ‘Big Match’ (2014) – Role Hacker Goo Roo
  • ‘Set Me Free’ (2014) – Role Young Jae
  • ‘Secretly Greatly’ (2013) – Role Yoon Yoo Joon

TV Series

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Choi Woo Shik in “Our Beloved Summer”
  • ‘Our Beloved Summer‘ (SBS/ 2021) – Role Choi Woong
  • ‘The Package’ (JTBC/ 2017) – Role Kim Gyung Jae
  • ‘Fight for My Way’ (KBS2/ 2017) – Role Park Moo Bin
  • ‘Ho-Gu’s Love’ (tvN/ 2015) – Role Kang Ho Gu
  • ‘Pride and Prejudice’ (MBC/ 2014-2015) – Role Lee Jang Won
  • ‘Fated to like You’ (MBC/ 2014) – Role Lee Yong
  • ‘You’re All Surrounded’ – ep. 4 (SBS/ 2014) – Role himself
  • ‘Who Are You’ (ep.10 & 12) (tvN/ 2013) – Role Hee Koo
  • ‘TEN 2’ (OCN/ 2013) – Role Park Min Ho
  • ‘Family’ (KBS2/ 2012-2013) – Role Yeol Woo Bong
  • ‘Rooftop Prince’ (SBS/ 2012) – Role Do Chi San
  • ‘Special Affairs Team TEN’ (OCN/ 2011-2012) – Role Park Min Ho
  • ‘Live in Style’ (SBS/ 2011-2012) – Role Na Joo Ra
  • ‘The Duo’ (MBC/ 2011) – Role young Gwi Dong

TV Movies

  • ‘Drama Special: A Culprit Among Friends’ (KBS2/ 2012) – Role young Do Hyeon

Awards & Nominations

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Choi Woo Shik and “Parasite” cast in Oscar 2020
  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast during a film (“Parasite”) – 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Special Popularity Award – 2017 Chunsa Film Art Awards
  • Popular Actor Award (“Set Me Free”) – 2015 The Korea Film Actors’ Association Awards
  • Best New Actor (“Set Me Free”) – 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards
  • Best New Actor (“Set Me Free”) – 35th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards
  • Best New Actor (“Set Me Free”) – 2015 Busan Film Critics Awards
  • Actor of the Year (“Set Me Free”) – 19th Busan International Film Festival

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