Kim Tae Won is a Korean guitarist with over 30 years of experience in the Korean music industry, currently leading one of the most successful rock bands in Korean music history, Boohwal. His life was dramatized in a four-episode KBS2 short series Rock, Rock, Rock, where Kim was portrayed by musician-actor No Min Woo. He was a talented billiards player, having achieved the level of 300 points as a high school senior.
In 2011, Kim was diagnosed with stomach cancer but is now completely cured after having two surgeries to remove the tumor. Kim also was a regular member of the variety show "Qualifications of Men". Kim revealed that he has colorblindness in one of "Qualifications of Men" justifying the reason to wear sunglasses at all times. (Source: dramavery)