Born in 1990, Choi Woo Sik was born in Korea, but he is actually a Korean-Canadian because his parents immigrated to Canada when he was young.
There are many people who think he is pure Korean because of his distinctive facial features and fluent Korean. Actually, he also has an English name called “Edward Choi”.
In the past, many people were puzzled by seeing him having a conversation with a foreigner in an old entertainment show naturally. Netizens wondered, “Is this why children need early education?”
Since it was an entertainment show after the movie “Parasite“, many people thought Choi Woo Sik focused himself on studying English with the intention of entering Hollywood. However, English is Choi Woo Sik’s mother tongue, and he has been using it since his childhood.
It is said that Choi Woo Sik, who attended school in Canada, came to Korea to pursue acting. While gradually building up his filmography starting from small roles in independent movies, Choi Woo Sik was recognized for his good acting skills through his performance in “Set Me Free”.
He made his name be widely known to the public after appearing in drama “Rooftop Prince”. After then, he continued to star in various other works and became a world-class actor along with the great success of movies “Train to Busan” and “Parasite”.
Recently, Choi Woo Sik’s popularity is on an upward trend through his amazing performances in the recent works, movie “The Policeman’s Lineage” and drama “Our Beloved Summer”. Therefore, fans are looking forward to more of Choi Woo Sik’s activities in entertainment, dramas, and movies in the future.