Most People Don’t Know Yoo Ah In Was Supposed To Debut As An Idol, But Ended Up As An Actor

Actor Yoo Ah In, who made his debut in 2004 with the drama “Sharp” won the Actor of the Year award at the 2021 Asian Artist Awards held last December 2nd.

Recently, he played the role of “Jung Jin Soo“, a pseudo-religious leader, in the Netflix drama “Hellbound” showing great charisma and receiving a lot of attention and love.

In 1986, Yoo Ah In, a native of Daegu, is known to have been cast on the street in front of the school while majoring in art at an art high school and came to Seoul.

Yoo Ah In, who recklessly came to Seoul despite his parents’ opposition, stayed at a Gosiwon or agency accommodation and received vocal and dance training for his solo idol debut, but quit because he seemed to have no talent and participated in the 2004 youth drama “Sharp” audition.

Initially, Yoo Ah In played a one-time character in “Sharp” but she is more popular than expected and makes a regular appearance. However, with a break of more than a year, he go back to his hometown in Daegu and take a break before returning to the 2007 independent film “Boys of Tomorrow“.

In 2010, Yoo Ah In gained huge popularity once again through the drama “Sungkyunkwan Scandal“. Since then, he have been building various filmography between highly artistic works such as “Burning” and “Voice of Silence” and popular works such as movies “Veteran” and “#Alive“.



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