5 Facts about Choi Woo Shik, Ready to Comeback Through Drama Our Beloved Summer

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Choi Woo Shik Facts.  (Instagram/@dntlrdl)


Before the drama Our Beloved Summer airs, let’s first look at Choi Woo Shik through the following facts!

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Nur Khotimah

Friday, November 26, 2021 | 07:00 WIB

NBCNEWS – Choi Woo Shik is ready to greet fans through his role in SBS new drama entitled “Our Beloved Summer”. This will be comeback Choi Woo Shik’s first small screen in four years. Lastly, he played in the drama “The Package”.

Choi Woo Shik will play a character named Choi Woong in the drama “Our Beloved Summer”. He is a free-spirited boy who just found his dream as an adult. The 31-year-old actor will compete acting with Kim Da Mi.

Choi Woo Shik, who debuted in 2011, has shown his acting skills through a number of popular films and dramas. Well, before watching his acting in the drama “Our Beloved Summer”, let’s first look at the following Choi Woo Shik facts!

1. Debut in 2011

Choi Woo Shik Facts. (Instagram/@dntlrdl)

Choi Woo Shik made his acting debut through the drama “The Duo” in 2011. He further expanded his career in the feature film industry by starring in films such as “Secretly Greatly”, “Set Me Free”, “Train to Busan”, “The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion”, to “Parasite”.

Choi Woo Shik has also starred in several dramas, including “Rooftop Prince”, “Shut Up Family”, “Drama Special: Culprit Among Friends”, “Pride and Prejudice”, and “The Package”. Four years after the last drama, he returned to the small screen with “Our Beloved Summer”.

2. Participate in Parasite Movie

Choi Woo Shik Facts.  (Instagram/@dntlrdl)
Choi Woo Shik Facts. (Instagram/@dntlrdl)

Choi Woo Shik’s name is known globally after being part of the film “Parasite”, which won the Palme d’Or at Cannes and the Academy Award for Best Picture. In the film directed by Bong Joon Ho, he plays Kim Ki Woo or Kevin.

Parasite stars several popular South Korean names, including Song Kang Ho, Lee Jung Eun, Lee Sun Kyun, Jang Hye Jin, Cho Yeo Jeong, and Park So Dam. Choi Woo Shik along with other players also attended the Academy Award ceremony in 2019.

3. Have Dual Citizenship

Choi Woo Shik Facts.  (Instagram/@dntlrdl)
Choi Woo Shik Facts. (Instagram/@dntlrdl)

Choi Woo Shik was born in Seoul, South Korea on March 26, 1990. When he was in the 5th grade of elementary school, he immigrated to Coquitlam, British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada with his family and lived there for ten years. Therefore, Choi Woo Shik has dual citizenship as a Canadian and a South Korean.

Choi Woo Shik’s English name is Edward, but he prefers to be called Eddie. When translating from Korean to English, it can also be spelled as Choe U Sik. Due to his long stay in Canada, Choi Woo Shik’s English skills are also quite good.

4. Graduated from Chung Ang . University

Choi Woo Shik Facts.  (Instagram/@dntlrdl)
Choi Woo Shik Facts. (Instagram/@dntlrdl)

Talking about his education, Choi Woo Shik attended Pinetree High School. He then continued his studies at Simon Fraser University. New to college, Choi Woo Shik went to Korea to audition there.

In South Korea, Choi Woo Shik studied at Chung Ang University majoring in cultural studies. Many Korean artists have graduated from this university, including Hyun Bin, Ha Jung Woo, Lee Min Ho to Park Shin Hye.

5. Wooga Squad Gang Members

Choi Woo Shik Facts.  (Koreaboo)
Choi Woo Shik Facts. (Koreaboo)

Choi Woo Shik has a famous circle of friends called Wooga Squad. Other members are Park Seo Joon, Park Hyungsik, Peakboy and V BTS. All of them are known to excel in their fields.

The four Wooga Squad members were also present at the online fan meeting event held by Choi Woo Shik some time ago. Their gang name is an abbreviation of, “Woori-ga Gajok-inga?” which means, “Are we family?”

Those are some facts about Choi Woo Shik who is ready to make a drama comeback through “Our Beloved Summer” which will premiere on December 6. Don’t miss it, okay?

Contributor: Chusnul Chotimah

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