Stage Name: 유아인 (Yoo Ah In)
Real Name: 엄홍식 (Uhm Hong Sik)
Birthdate: October 6, 1986
Hometown: Dae-gu, South Korea
Height: 181cm
Weight: 62kg
Blood Type: A
Profession: Actor
Family: Father, Mother, Two Older Sisters
Education: Currently Attending Gun Gook University, Film Major
Management Company: Star K Entertainment

Address: (135-010) 서울시 강남구 논현동 102-25 NK빌딩 5층 (주) 스타케이Tel) 02)540-3369

Twitter: seeksik




Sunkyungkwan Scandal (성균관 스캔들) 2010

Synopsis: The story revolves around the love and friendship of four scholars at Sungkyunkwan University in the late Joseon era.

His character: 문재신 Moon Jae Shin (a.k.a Mad Horse Gun-ro, Moony virus carrier, Smexiest Hok Beuk Suh ever!). Inseparable part of the scandal. Can’t miss him in any episode!

Discussion and download links: soompi, Thundie’s Prattle

Legal live streaming: Dramafever (North America only)

Recaps: DramabeansThundie’s PrattleA Little Bit Scandalous

Novel excerpts: yogurutu’s blog

He Who Can’t Get Married (결혼 못하는 남자) 2009

Sysnopsis: Cho Jae Hee is a man in his 40s who is very stubborn and hasn’t gotten married yet. His personality is so unbearable that women don’t find him attractable nor a good candidate for marriage. However, Jae Hee, is perfect in everything that he does. His life will be surrounded by three different women. He runs an architecture firm for whom Park Hyun Kyu works. (wikidrama)

His character: 박현구 Park Hyun Kyu (a.k.a cutest boy-next-door ever!). He has some considerable amount of screen-time in every episode.

Discussion and download links: Soompi

Recaps: Dramabeans ep. 1, First impressions by thunderbolt (check out how she praised Ah in‘s acting hehe)

Park Hyun Kyu’s scene cuts: Youtube

Strongest Chil-woo (최강칠우) 2008

His character: 흑산 Heuk San (a.k.a Kim Hyuk, hottest assassin ever!). Role not prominent until ~ep. 12. Then stole the show with his portrayal of a morally-torn assassin.

Discussion and download links: Soompi

Streaming site: Dramafever

Recaps: Dramabeans, also check out the end of 2008 reviews of Chil-woo: by thundie, by javabeans

Drama City 11/26/2005: See Eun & Soo Ha (시은 & 수하)

His character: 민석 Min Suk. He shared his first onscreen kiss with Park Gri Na (who played Soo Ha). urgggggggg!!!!!

Download link: Aja-aja (you need to log in), YAI Haven

Min Suk’s kiss cut: 1

April Kiss (4월 키스) 2004

His character: 16-year old Kang Jae Sup. His character only appears in ep. 1, during the childhood set-up. Kang Jae-sup is later played by Jo Han Sun.

Discussion and download links: Soompi clubbox download (need to register at clubbox)

Streaming site of ep. 1: Youtube (Japanese sub)

Sharp 1 (반올림1 / Banolrim 1) 2003-2005

His character: 유아인 Yoo Ah In. (a.k.a. Ah In Oppa) He plays an art student.

Discussion and download links: Soompi (up to ep. 4)

Ah In’s cuts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Short recaps: YAIHaven


His character: Ah In assumes the role of the titular hero 완득이 (Wandeukee), a high school delinquent who meets an eccentric PE teacher. His life since changes in unexpected ways.


Sky and Ocean (하늘과 바다) 2009

His character: 진구 Jin Goo. Jin Goo is a pizza delivery boy who is taking advantage of Sky (Jang Nara) at first, but thanks to various twists and turns he becomes one of her best friends.



Download: CD1CD2English sub, MyAsianCinema

Discussion: Soompi

Antique Bakery (서양골동양과자점 엔티크) 2008

His character: 양기범 Yang Ki Bum. He’s a former boxing champion who has an aspiration to become a patissier.



Download: MyAsianCinema

Discussion: Soompi

Boys Of Tomorrow (우리에게 내일은 없다) 2007

His character: 종대 Jong Dae. The movie is a coming-of-age story centering around Jong Dae and his hyung. Yoo Ah In had ample screen-time and chances to shine. And he did! He won the 8th Pusan Movie Critique’s Award: Best New Actor for this role.


Download: CDEnglish Sub (if sub doesn’t work,try this one, courtesy ofJulia)

Discussion and download link: Soompi

Shim’s Family (Skeletons in the Closet) 2007

His character: 심용태 Shim Yong Tae. He plays a hilariously emo, boyish brother who believes that he was a King in the previous life.


Vietnamese recaps: part 1, part 2

Download: CD1CD2English Sub

Discussion and download link: Soompi



2010 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple with Song Joong Ki in Sungkyunkwan Scandal (they’re the first male-male couple to be nominated and win)

2010 Arena-Homme Plus Style Award

2008 11th Director’s Cut Award: Best New Actor for Antique Bakery

Brief report@dramabeans

2007 3rd Pyung Tak Pi Uh Sun Movie Festival: Best New Actor for Boys of Tomorrow

2007 8th Pusan Movie Critique’s Award: Best New Actor for Boys of Tomorrow

2007 28th Blue Dragon Award: Nomination in Newcomer Category for Shim’s Family




2011 MNET Launch My Life (reality show) ep. 1, ep. 2, ep. 3

1/19/2009 야심만만 Season 2 (Ya Shim Man Man Season 2) (courtesy of detortue@youtube and Rxgoodleaf @ Soompi)

11/10/2008 놀러와 (Come to Play) (courtesy of Miracle13oys)


Jack and Jill

Hana Bank Smart Card


Skoolooks, with Jang Geun Suk!

Nong Shim snack

Nong Shim ramen (watch on Nate)

Yoo Ah In- Levlife


T.O’s 발자국 (Footprints) MV


Subbed Sungkyunkwan Scandal on Entertainment Relay (Credit: RxGoodleaf@soompi)

Yoo Ah In’s Recommended Songs for Fans (Credit: Aylam)

Yoo Ah In in Boys of Tomorrow (2007)

41 thoughts on “Biography

  1. I L♥√£ Yoo ah-in, I want to marry him please let this information gets to him my name on twitter @klasickayshia thanks #teamyooah-in

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