Choi Woo Shik

Choi Woo Shik

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Does Choi Woo-shik drink alcohol?: Yes [2]Allkpop.Choi Woo-shik is South Korean-Canadian actor and singer who earned international acclaim for his portrayal of Yong-sik in the film Train to Busan (2016) and Kim Ki-woo in the film Parasite (2019).At the age 10, his family migrated to Vancouver, Canada, where he spent most of his childhood. During his earlier days in Vancouver, he was outcasted in his school, which made him unsociable. Talking about it, he says, One day, I brought my rice and kimchi and side dishes because I didnt know, and I just brought a whole bunch of food with me, and then they were like, Oh, whats that smell? They were like, Oh, thats the new guy from Korea, but he smells. So they didnt come and talk to me..His life took-a-turn after his high school, when he made fourteen friends, all Korean. They supported and helped him cope up with difficulties. He calls his friend FF14 (Friend Forever 14). Talking about them, he says, Theyre really reliable. I can really talk about stuff with them..Choi wanted to become an actor and gave online auditions to become an actor in Korea. After which, he begged his parents to let him give auditions in Korea in person. At first, his parents didnt agree, but finally, they sent him to South Korea. In 2011, at the age of 21, he dropped out of Simon Fraser University and came to South Korea to pursue acting.After making his debut with the K-drama The Duo (2011), he appeared in supporting roles in many popular K-dramas including Living in Style (2011), Special Affairs Team TEN (2011), Rooftop Prince (2012), Special Affairs Team TEN Season 2 (2012), You Are My Destiny (2014), and Pride and Prejudice (2014).In 2014, he bagged his first lead role (Young-Jae) in the film Set Me Free..He appeared for the first time in a lead role in the drama Hogus Love (2015) and went on to appear as a lead in the dramas, My Fantastic Funeral (2017) and Fight for My Way (2017).He has also participated in the reality-variety shows, Beating Hearts (2013-14) and Law of the Jungle in Nicaragua (2015).He earned international recognition with the film Train to Busan (2016). The film premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.


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