Yang Se Jong is a South Korean actor and model under Good People Entertainment. He made his acting debut in 2016. After a month of finishing filming for Saimdang, Memoir of Colors, Yang auditioned for Dr. Romantic and got cast in the hit medical drama, which marked his acting debut. He attracted attention after playing the role of Yoo Yeon-seok’s rival.
In January 2017, Yang played the roles of young Song Seung-heon and Lee Young-ae’s assistant in SBS’s historical drama Saimdang, Memoir of Colors. The same year, he starred in OCN’s sci-fi thriller Duel, gaining praise for his portrayal of three different characters. He then starred in the romance series Temperature of Love by Ha Myung-hee, which won him the Best New Actor award at the Baeksang Arts Awards. Following his acting roles, Yang experienced a rise in popularity and was labeled “monster rookie” by the press.
In 2018, Yang was cast in the romance comedy drama Thirty But Seventeen, playing the role of a stage designer who suffers a trauma at the age of seventeen. He is set to star next in the historical drama My Country.
He is currently serving in the military. The actor enlisted at the 27th Division located in Hwacheon, Gangwon Province at 2 p.m. KST on May 12. There, he will undergo basic training before being assigned to the division where he will carry out the rest of his military service. He is expected to be discharged in November 2021.