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Seung-ryong Ryu

Born in Seo-choen, a small village, in South Korea in 1970, Seung-Ryong Ryu discovered his love for acting when he saw a play at the age of 15. Then, he went on to study theater at Seoul Institute of the Arts. For over a decade after graduating from the college, he was just an obscure actor mostly performing on the small stage. During this time ... See full bio »

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Miracle in Cell No. 7
War of the Arrows
War of the Arrows Jyushinta
The Admiral
The Admiral General Kurushima Michifusa
Masquerade Heo Gyun


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 2016 Seoul Station (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2015 The Sound of a Flower
Shin Jae-hyo (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2015 Guest
The father / Wandering musician
 2014 The Admiral
General Kurushima Michifusa
 2014 The Target
Yeo-hoon (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2013 Miracle in Cell No. 7
Yong-Goo (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2012 Masquerade
Heo Gyun (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2012 All About My Wife
Sung-Ki (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2011 War of the Arrows
Jyushinta (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2011 The Front Line
Hyeon Jeong-yoon (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2011 Children...
Hwang Woo-hyeok (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2011 Battlefield Heroes
Yeon Gaesomun's Second Son, Nam-Geon (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2010 The Recipe
Yoo-jin Choi (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2010 The Quiz Show Scandal
Kim Sang-do (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2010 Blades of Blood
Lord Jung (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2010 Bestseller
Park Yeong-joon (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2010 Personal Taste (TV Series)
Director Choi do-bin (2010) (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2009 Iris (TV Series)
IRIS soldier
- Episode #1.20 (2009) ... IRIS soldier (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
- Episode #1.19 (2009) ... IRIS soldier (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
- Episode #1.18 (2009) ... IRIS soldier (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2009 Secret
Jackal (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2009 Possessed
Tae-hwan (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2009 My Girlfriend Is an Agent
Weon-seok (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2008 Painter of the Wind (TV Series)
Jo-nyeon Kim (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2008 U-Turn (TV Mini-Series)
 2007 My Love
Jeong-seok (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2007 Eleventh Mom
Jae-soo's father (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2007 Hwang Jin Yi
Hee-yeol (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2007 Beyond the Years (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2006 Cruel Winter Blues
Min-jae Lee (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2006 Righteous Ties
Soon-tan Jeong (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
 2006 If You Were Me 2 (segment "Someone Grateful") (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)

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Alternate Names:

Seung-yong Ryu | Ryu Seung-Ryong

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[after winning the Grand Prize at PaekSang Arts Award, 2013] I will bring changes as an actor but I will be a steadfast actor. See more »


He has had to acquire 5 languages for the roles in his films over the last 2 years: Manchu language (a Qing dynasty commander in 'War of the Arrows'), Spanish, French and African (a versatile ladies' man in 'All About My Wife'), and Japanese (a Japanese pirate in the upcoming film 'Battle of Myeongryang'). See more »

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