Shin Dong Wook

Shin Dong Wook is a South Korean actor. He was born in Seoul and graduated from Kukmin University. His cousin is singer Kim Ki Bum from the K-pop group Super Junior. His acting career began in 2004 with his first supporting roles in the KBS2 dramas Oh! Pil Seung & Bong Soon Young and If You Only Knew.
Shin Dong Wook rose to fame for his leading roles in the 2006 dramas Soulmate and Cloud Stairs, and after his role in War of Money the following year, he was also awarded the 2007 SBS New Star Award. He has been out of the public eye since 2010 when he announced he was discharged early from mandatory military service upon diagnosis of a rare condition, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a chronic disease that causes extreme bouts of pain without a known cause or cure.
In 2016, he published Writing, Space Journal, a novel about a man in a space elevator construction project that drifts into the galaxy. After rehabilitating to a level of maintenance with his pain management, he made his comeback with the 2017 MBC action drama Lookout in a supporting role.

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Shin Dong Wook Facts

Native Name: 신동욱

Birth Name: Hwa Shik Shin

Nationality:  Korean

Birth Date: September 14, 1982

Gender: Male

Height: 186cm

Weight: 75kg

Blood Type: A

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Drama & Movies

Shin Dong Wook is featured in the following Dramas and Movies

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Shin Dong Wook has directed the following movies and drama series.

Director & Screenwriter

Shin Dong Wook has directed and screenwritten the following movies and drama series.


Shin Dong Wook has written the following movies and drama series.